Wednesday's Music Roundup

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[Updated: 7:06 P.M.]

NEWS:

    Live in NYC: KID CUDI, BEST COAST, VAMPIRE WEEKEND
    Three of music's hottest stars perform their collaborative track "All Summer," but the rapper's solo set steals the show. [SPIN]
    GASLIGHT ANTHEM Announce Fall Tour
    New Jersey punk balladeers add September dates to their never-ending trek behind American Slang. [SPIN]
    ARCADE FIRE to Stream Live Video of Madison Square Garden Concerts
    Montreal band will share their August 5 gig with fans online, as they play songs off their new album The Suburbs. [NME]
    New TAYLOR SWIFT Album Due October 25
    "Each song is a different confession to a different person," the country-pop star said of Speak Now. [MTV]
    LIL WAYNE Blogs About LEBRON JAMES Joining Miami Heat
    "This Miami team will be explosive as intended." he wrote. "Anything less than an NBA championship title will be uncivilized." [WeezyThanxYou]
    GUNS N ROSES to Play First U.S. Show Since 2006
    Axl Rose and Co. will perform August 13 at Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Dakota. Click here for details! [SPIN]
    PAVEMENT Guitarist Feuding with Pitchfork?
    The band may have stopped a live stream of their show at Pitchfork Fest due to rude reviews from the music website. [Vanity Fair]
    Virgin Fest Lineup: M.I.A., PAVEMENT, T.I. & More
    Ludacris, Joan Jett, Jimmy Eat World, and Die Antwoord also join the eclectic bill for September 25 event in Maryland. [SPIN]
    BRANDON FLOWERS Announces First Solo Shows
    Killers frontman will hit the road this August in support of his solo debut Flamingo. [SPIN]
    BIG STAR Bassist ANDY HUMMEL Dies at 59
    The influential power pop-band loses its second member this year, after frontman Alex Chilton's passing in March. [SPIN]

MP3s & VIDEOS:

    LISTEN: New BECK Song for SCOTT PILGRIM VS. THE WORLD
    "Summertime," which Beck wrote for Scott Pilgrim's band Sex-Bob-Omb, will appear on the film's soundtrack. [Stereogum]
    WATCH: WHITE, GROHL Cover MCCARTNEY at White House
    Does it get more intimidating than having a Beatle and the President in the audience? [SPIN]
    LISTEN: AMANDA PALMER Covers RADIOHEAD
    See the former Dresden Dolls singer performing her entire six-track tribute EP, featuring ukulele! [SPIN]
    LISTEN: New ROBYN Single
    "Hang With Me," off the Swede's Sept. 6 release Body Talk Pt. 2, is an electro dance version of her older acoustic tune. [YouTube]
    WATCH: Live PEARL JAM Video
    Seattle rockers' "Unthought Known" clip was recorded with a laptop camera. [Stereogum]
    WATCH: New MAYER HAWTHORNE Video
    The L.A. soul singer takes a swim with a few retro bathing beauties in his latest clip. [SPIN]
    LISTEN: JEFF TWEEDY Plays New STAPLES Song
    Hear the Wilco frontman's version of a track he wrote for Mavis Staples' upcoming album. [SPIN]

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Now Playing
  • 1 Miley Cyrus — Baby, I'm Gonna Leave You - Led Zeppelin (Cover) " 05:44
  • 2 Chris Brown & Trey Songz — Tuesday (Remix) " 04:26
  • 3 Buzzcocks — "It's Not You" " 02:46
  • 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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