Wednesday's Music Roundup

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THE KILLERS' BRANDON Flowers
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SPIN Staff

[Updated: 5:38 P.M.]

NEWS:

    TAKING BACK SUNDAY, ALL-AMERICAN REJECTS Announce Co-Headlining Tour
    23-date outing kicks off November 3 in East Lansing, Michigan. [Reuters]
    THE RACONTEURS Nominated for Country Music Award
    Rockers get nod for their collaboration with bluegrass pioneer Ricky Scaggs. [Paste]
    AGAINST! ME In Studio for 'New Wave' Follow-Up
    Nirvana producer Butch Vig is back as the punks try to top 2007's Album of the Year. [SPIN
    ROKY ERICKSON, BLACK LIPS, JAY REATARD to Headline Scion Garage Fest
    Free Portland, OR, fest also feastures Dirtbombs, King Khan & BBQ Show, and more. [Paste]
    ROLLING STONES, PINK FLOYD Members Bash Guitar Hero
    Bill Wyman, Nick Mason say game "encourages kids not to learn" actual instrument. [Daily Swarm]
    NICK CAVE's GRINDERMAN Finish New Album
    Guitarist Warren Ellis calls the record "stoner rock meets Sly Stone..." [The Quietus]
    EMI Appoints SNOOP DOOG to Creative Chairman of Priority Records
    Rapper will also drop a new album, Malice N Wonderland, in December. [NYTimes]
    WATCH: First Video from SIGUR RÓS Singer's Side-Project
    The clip for "Get Strange" is slow, spacey, and strange, just like the music itself. [Pitchfork]
    SPEECH DEBELLE Wins MERCURY PRIZE
    VIDEO: Get to know to the London lady rapper who just won the UK's most prestigious music award. [SPIN]
    BLACK REBEL MOTORCYCLE CLUB Working on New Album for 2010 Release
    Plus: The band also announces a live DVD, due out November 10. [Billboard]
    P.O.D. Guitarist Recruits PAPA ROACH, CHEVELLE Members for New Band
    Daylight Division is currently writing and recording its debut album. [Billboard]
    JAY-Z Plans Fall Tour
    The rapper pushes The Blueprint 3 release date up from Friday. [SPIN]

MP3s & VIDEOS:

    WATCH: KILLERS Joined Onstage by WOLFMOTHER
    The two bands cover the Animals' "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood." [YouTube]
    WATCH: SUFJAN STEVENS' Movie, 'The BQE'
    Singer/songwriter pays tribute to hula-hoops and a New York Expressway in this arty film. [Stereogum]
    LISTEN: DEATH CAB FOR CUTIE Post 'Twilight' Song Preview
    Hear a clip of "Meet Me on the Equinox," the Seattle band's New Moon track. [New Moon]
    WATCH: FEVER RAY Debut "Seven" Music Video
    An elderly woman sets a spell on farm animals in this weird clip! [Music Slut]
    LISTEN: PARAMORE's Epic New Song
    At nearly five minutes long, "Brick by Boring Brick" is their most expansive tune yet! [SPIN]
    WATCH: LOS CAMPESINOS!' Beach-side Booze-Up
    Welsh rascals get contemplative, drunk in video for "The Sea Is A Good Place To Think Of The Future." [loscampesinos.com]
    LISTEN: KID CUDI Collabo with MGMT, Ratatat
    The Cleveland rapper drinks the Brooklyn bands' Kool Aid on his new single! [SPIN]

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Now Playing
  • 1 Emay — MAIR " 04:09
  • 2 Grooms — Doctor M " 06:09
  • 3 The Suffers — Make Some Room " 04:34
  • 4 KLOË — Grip " 03:24
  • 5 Dead Right! — Rising Tide (Saint Motel Remix) " 03:17
  • 6 Howardian — Be Fruitful " 02:03

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