Wednesday's Music Roundup

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[Updated: 5:19 P.M.]

NEWS:

    THE-DREAM & WAVVES Woo Partygoers in NYC
    The R&B hitmaker and the surf-punk trio play songs off their new albums for an intimate crowd. [SPIN]
    EMINEM Rockets to No. 1 with 'Recovery'
    Detroit MC's latest racks up 2010's biggest first-week sales total, moving more than 750,000 albums. [SPIN]
    DEERHUNTER Working with ANIMAL COLLECTIVE, GNARLS BARKLEY Collaborator
    Ben Allen is mixing the Atlanta band's upcoming LP: "Everybody's excited about the sound!" [Pitchfork]
    SLASH Announces North American Tour
    The ex-GNR guitarist and his three-piece band will hit the road with Alter Bridges' Myles Kennedy on vocals. [NME]
    DRAKE Visits Studio with CHRIS BROWN!
    Rihanna's ex-beaus make peace in the wake of Brown's emotional Michael Jackson tribute at the BET Awards. [SOHH]
    SONIC YOUTH, THE SOFT PACK, THE KILLS Join ELIJAH WOOD's Charity Album
    Sleigh Bells, White Denim also benefit a non-profit that brings musicians, artists and actors into hospitals to work with sick children. [NME]
    JOHN LENNON's Solo Albums Remastered, Reissued to Celebrate 70th Birthday
    "I hope that this remastering/reissue programme will help bring his incredible music to a whole new audience," said Yoko Ono. [NME]
    ARCADE FIRE to Play 'The Daily Show'
    Montreal band will rock for Jon Stewart on August 12, about a week after the release of their new album The Suburbs. [Twitter]
    LADY GAGA Launches New 'Monster' Tour in Montreal
    Gaga puts the "G" in gaudy, and 17,000 fans in the Canadian arena love her for it. [SPIN]
    INTERPOL Unveil Cover Art, Tracklist for New Album
    The New York band's self-titled fourth album drops September 7 via Matador. [Matador]
    SLIPKNOT "Undecided" on Band's Future After Bassist PAUL GRAY's Death
    Guitarist Jim Root says it will be "probably two years at least" before the group got back together. [Sonisphere Festival]
    NINE INCH NAILS, MY MORNING JACKET, GOGOL BORDELLO Join Boycott Against Arizona
    Bands protest new immigration law, which allows police to challenge anybody they suspect of being an illegal immigrant. [NME]
    MY MORNING JACKET Guitarist to Release Solo Album
    Carl Broemel's debut album, the folky All Birds Say, will arrive August 31 via ATO. [Spinner]

MP3s & VIDEOS:

    LISTEN: New BJORK, DIRTY PROJECTORS Collaboration
    Hear "All We Are," from the Mount Wittenberg Orca EP, which is out today. [SPIN]
    DOWNLOAD: AIR Remixes MGMT
    The French space pop masters rework "It's Working," with splendid results. [SPIN]
    DOWNLOAD: RADIOHEAD SELWAY Drops Solo Song
    Hear Selway get all folky on "By Some Miracle," off his forthcoming debut Familial. [Phillip Selway]
    WATCH: METRIC's 'TWILIGHT: ECLIPSE' Video
    Glamour shots of Emily Haines plus slo-mo RPatz/KStew makeout equals the stuff dreams are made of. [SPIN]
    LISTEN: KLAXONS Release New Track
    Hear "Echoes" from the U.K. band's new album Surfing the Void. [Stereogum]
    LISTEN: New M.I.A. Song
    The Sri Lankan rapper names off brands of liquor --Johnny Walker, Jack Daniels, Captain Morgan -- in "Teqkilla." [Stereogum]
    LISTEN: OUTKAST Rapper BIG BOI's Solo Album
    Hear Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty a week before its July 6 release date. [SPIN]
    DOWNLOAD: New BEST COAST Song
    Get "Boyfriend," a lovelorn rocker off the Los Angeles band's July 27 release Crazy for You. [SPIN]
    DOWNLOAD: THE THERMALS' New Single
    Get "I Don't Believe You," the first song from the Portland, OR, punk band's September 7 release Personal Life. [Pitchfork]

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  • 4 The Drums — Magic Mountain " 04:05
  • 5 Jessie Ware — Kind Of...Sometimes...Maybe " 03:46
  • 6 Flying Lotus — Coronus, the Terminator " 02:40
  • 7 JEFF The Brotherhood — Gouge Away " 02:52

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