Wednesday's Music Roundup

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[Updated: 4:59 P.M.]

NEWS:

    TORTOISE and SONIC YOUTH's THURSTON MOORE Join BECK's Record Club
    Artists recorded a "broad spectrum of music," says Tortoise's Douglass McCombs. [Time Out Chicago]
    THE WALKMEN Unveil New Album
    The 11-song Lisbon, produced by St. Vincent/Thermals knob-twiddler John Congleton, drops Sept. 14. [Pitchfork]
    BEN FOLDS and Brit Author NICK HORNBY Announce Album Details
    Lonely Avenue, out Sept. 28, features lyrics by the High Fidelity scribe and music from the piano man. [Nonesuch]
    JACK WHITE and CONAN O'BRIEN to Release Live Album!
    Their June 10 set at White's Nashville HQ features the rocker joining on a cover of Eddie Cochran's "20 Flight Rock." [Third Man Records]
    PAVEMENT Add More Shows to U.S. Reunion Tour
    Stephen Malkmus and Co. schedule new shows in Chicago, Milwaukee, Columbus, and Austin. [Pitchfork]
    INTERPOL Set Release Date for New Album
    The New York band's self-titled effort will drop Sept. 14. [Pitchfork]
    EMINEM Talks LIL WAYNE, KANYE Dis Track
    "They would have murdered me," Em tells SPIN of the scathing song he nearly released. Get details here! [SPIN]
    RYAN ADAMS to Release Archived Albums
    Singer-songwriter preps a 2005 solo effort called Blackhole, plus the double LP III/IV from the Cardinals. [Facebook]
    KLAXONS Announce New Album Details
    Surfing the Void, their 10-song follow-up to 2007's Myths Of The Near Future, drops August 23. [NME]
    BRANDON FLOWERS Talks 'Lonely' Solo Album
    The Killers frontman muses on recording without the "brotherhood" of his chart-topping band. [SPIN]

MP3s & VIDEOS:

    LISTEN: DR. DRE and JAY-Z's 'Detox' Single!
    Jay-Z raps about Tiger Woods, FEMA, and Gilbert Arenas on the first leak from Dre's long-awaited album. [Consequence of Sound]
    LISTEN: ROBYN Covers ALICIA KEYS
    The electro-pop goddess takes a crack at Key's power-ballad "Try Sleeping With A Broken Heart." [Sound Off Music Blog]
    WATCH: BROKEN SOCIAL SCENE Rock 'Fallon'
    Canadian collective play "Texico Bitches" and "Meet Me in the Basement." [Consequence of Sound]
    WATCH: WE ARE SCIENTISTS Release World Cup Anthem
    The New York-based band's fight song is called "Goal! England!" Traitors! [Goal England]
    LISTEN: New BLACK LIPS Song
    Stream the Atlanta punk-rockers' newest fuzzy, grungy track "Before You Judge Me." [Adult Swim]
    LISTEN: New SUPERCHUNK Song
    Hear "Digging For Something," a pow-pop track off the Chapel Hill, NC, band's Sept. 14 release Majesty Shredding. [Stereogum]
    WATCH: OK GO Premiere New Music Video
    The ever-clever L.A.-based rockers deliver another colorful, creative video, this time for "End Love." Check it out! [SPIN]
    WATCH: GORILLAZ Debut Epic Underwater Video
    Animated versions of Snoop Dogg, Lou Reed, the Clash, and De La Soul star in the "On Melancholy Hill" clip. [SPIN]

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Now Playing
  • 1 Paperwhite — Pieces " 03:58
  • 2 Michael Rault — Nothing Means Nothing " 02:56
  • 3 Gold Beach — Impressions " 04:32
  • 4 GENUFLEX — The Last Gods (Mark Stewart And Rambone Remix) " 05:13
  • 5 Sleigh Bells — That Did It Feat. Tink " 02:41
  • 6 Monster Rally & Jay Stone — Recollection " 02:10
  • 7 Little Boots — Pretty Tough " 03:18

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