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    Terrific Twitter Trio of the Week: Lady Gaga Tour Edition!

    Lots of musicians tweet -- but all that Twitters is not gold. That's why you'll want to check out SPIN.com every Friday to see whose tweets we're reading this week -- then update your TweetDeck! (Obligatory Self-Promotion: ...while you're at it, be sure to follow @SPINmagazine!) This week, in honor of Lady Gaga's sold-out Monster Ball tour – which re-launched in Montreal on June 28 – we've been following pop's wackiest princess herself, as well as opening acts Semi Precious Weapons and Lady Starlight. Check 'em out: Lady Gaga@ladygaga Why You Should Follow: This week, Lady Gaga became the first person to reach the 10 million fan mark on Facebook, beating out President Barack Obama. She's got him topped on Twitter as well, with 4,826,852 followers (compared to his measly 4,496,041). Her tweets offer the tiniest of glimpses into her world of glitter and vinyl nun costumes.

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    Terrific Twitter Trio of the Week: 'Twilight' Edition!

    Lots of musicians tweet – but all that Twitters is not gold. That's why you'll want to check out SPIN.com every Friday to see whose tweets we're reading this week – then update your TweetDeck! (Obligatory Self-Promotion: ...while you're at it, be sure to follow @SPINmagazine!) This week, to celebrate the opening of Twilight: Eclipse, we've been following the Cullen family on Twitter... well, the actors who play the Cullens, anyway. Check 'em out, then go see the movie, now in theaters: Kellan Lutz@kellanlutz Why You Should Follow: Don't be fooled by Kellan Lutz's creepy Twitter background (it's a picture of the actor covered in fake blood, giving the camera a murderous stare) -- this vampire's got a heart of gold. Lutz, who plays Emmett Cullen in the Twilight series, uses his Twitter page to spread awareness about the various charities he supports.

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    Terrific Twitter Trio of the Week: Paramore Edition!

    Lots of musicians tweet – but all that Twitters is not gold. That's why you'll want to check out SPIN.com every Friday to see whose tweets we're reading this week – then update your TweetDeck! (Obligatory Self-Promotion: ...while you're at it, be sure to follow @SPINmagazine!) This week, in honor of our July cover story, we've been following the tweets of @PARAMORE – and the pop-punk heroes who make the band a reality. Check 'em out, then pick up our July issue, on newsstands now: Hayley Williams@yelyahwilliams Why You Should Follow: We've been longtime fans of Hayley Williams' tweets – and we're not the only ones. Paramore's feisty, flame-haired frontwoman has more than 700,000 followers on Twitter and often gets re-tweeted by some pretty big names (including her good friends @taylorswift13 and @katyperry).

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    Terrific Twitter Trio of the Week

    Lots of musicians tweet – but all that Twitters is not gold. That's why you'll want to check out SPIN.com every Friday to see whose tweets we're reading this week – then update your TweetDeck! (Obligatory Self-Promotion: ...while you're at it, be sure to follow @SPINmagazine!) Drake@drakkardnoir Why You Should Follow: The hip-hop artist just released his debut full-length album, Thank Me Later, and has such a huge fan base that a riot broke out at his free concert at New York City's South Street Seaport on Tuesday. In spite of the craziness, Drake remains a beacon of calm on Twitter.

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    Terrific Twitter Trio of the Week

    Lots of musicians tweet -- but all that Twitters is not gold. That's why you'll want to check out SPIN.com every Friday to see whose tweets we're reading this week -- then update your TweetDeck! (Obligatory Self-Promotion: While you're at it, be sure to follow @SPINmagazine!) La Roux @larouxofficial Why You Should Follow: Elly Jackson – otherwise known as the stylish, androgynous face of British electropop duo La Roux – isn't a fan of Twitter. In fact, she once praised non-tweeting artists like Prince and David Bowie for choosing to keep their "intrigue and mystery" instead. Still, who can blame her for wanting to document her amusement park ride of a life?

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    Terrific Twitter Trio of the Week

    Lots of musicians tweet -- but all that Twitters is not gold. That's why you'll want to check out SPIN.com every Friday to see whose tweets we're reading this week -- then update your TweetDeck! (Obligatory Self-Promotion: While you're at it, be sure to follow @SPINmagazine!) Mr. Hudson @MrHudson Why You Should Follow: This British R&B artist -- best known for providing the vocals on Jay-Z's hit song "Forever Young" and Kanye West's "Paranoid" -- is never far from his Twitter. He posts updates about his day-to-day life and interacts with fans, who are borderline obsessed with his debut album, Straight No Chaser, which was released in the U.K. last spring and will be released in the U.S. soon.

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    Terrific Twitter Trio of the Week

    Lots of musicians tweet – but all that Twitters is not gold. That's why you'll want to check out SPIN.com every Friday to see whose tweets we're reading this week – then update your TweetDeck! (Obligatory Self-Promotion: ...while you're at it, be sure to follow @SPINmagazine!) Travis Garland @TravisGarland Why You Should Follow: Practically overnight, it seems, Travis Garland has become a star. The R&B singer made his debut on American Idol Wednesday night, performing his song "Believe" -- and the blogosphere hasn't stopped talking about it since.

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    Terrific Twitter Trio of the Week

    Lots of people tweet -- but all that Twitters is not gold. That's why you'll want to check out SPIN.com every Friday to see whose tweets we're reading this week -- then update your TweetDeck! (Obligatory Self-Promotion: ...while you're at it, be sure to follow @SPINmagazine!) This week's winners: The Strokes' Julian Casablancas@Casablancas_J Why You Should Follow: The Strokes' charismatic frontman finds inspiration in cooking shows and Beethoven, deals with pretentious assholes ("The only place you'll find more condescension and unhappiness than in a guitar store is in a video game store"), and travels all over the world.

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    Terrific Twitter Trio of the Week: Bamboozle Edition!

    Lots of people tweet -- but all that Twitters is not gold. That's why you'll want to check out SPIN.com every Friday to see whose tweets we're reading this week -- then update your TweetDeck! (Obligatory Self-Promotion: ...while you're at it, be sure to follow @SPINmagazine!) This week's winners are all playing at the Bamboozle Music Festival in New Jersey next weekend. Check them out: Wiz Khalifa@RealWizKhalifa Why You Should Follow: When this Pittsburgh-based rapper released his free mixtape, Kush and Orange Juice, earlier this month, his fans made "#kushandorangejuice" the No. 1 Trending Topic on Twitter. Though he has yet to achieve national fame and mainstream airplay, he has more than 100,000 followers on the microblogging site -- and it's no wonder. His tweets are just as entertaining as his lyrics -- and just as single-minded, too.

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    Terrific Twitter Trio of the Week

    Lots of people tweet -- but all that Twitters is not gold. That's why you'll want to check out SPIN.com every Friday to see whose tweets we're reading this week -- then update your TweetDeck! (Obligatory Self-Promotion: ...while you're at it, be sure to follow @SPINmagazine!) This week's winners: Frightened Rabbit@FRabbits Why You Should Follow: These Scottish indie rockers are all about the wordplay on Twitter. Before a show in Paris, they tweeted, "Pre'paris'ions are going well for this evenings show. Liver and mash? Check! Wines? Check! Check shirt? Check!" After a show in Amsterdom, they wrote, "Well what a splendid show at Paradiso! Nothing can amster-dampen our spirits this evening! Now for some bampot behaviour..." They've even come up with puns for their favorite bands' names ("Neutral Milk-roll Hotel," "Scone-ic Youth").

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