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    EXCLUSIVE: Taking Back Sunday's Comeback Song

    After surprising their fans by reassembling their early-'00s lineup that recorded their biggest and best album, Tell All Your Friends, Long Island rockers Taking Back Sunday have wrapped their self-titled comeback LP, due out June 28. Hear the exclusive premiere of the track "This Is All Now" below. Beginning with hushed vocals from singer Adam Lazzara and Mark O'Connell's restrained drum pattern recorded on a tiny kit, the song explodes into a fury of crunching guitars, call and response melodies, and bruised, introspective lyrics. "This is all I ever ask from you / The only thing you couldn't do / Tell me the whole truth," sings Lazzara in the song's monster chorus. "The lyrics went through three or four different drafts, just to get everything straight and make sure that we were getting our idea across," Lazzara tells SPIN.

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    ALBUM PREMIERE: Rosebuds Chronicle Breakup

    Breaking up is hard to do - especially when you're a couple playing in a band. Just ask The Rosebuds' Kelly Crisp and Ivan Howard. Leading up to the making of their fifth album Loud Planes Fly Low, the North Carolina-based couple, who've made intoxicating albums of gorgeous indie-pop over the last decade, decided to get a divorce. But they never thought about breaking up the band. Instead, they channeled the demise of their relationship for their record, a wistful blend of strummy acoustic ballads and bright, guitar-powered rockers. SPIN has an exclusive stream of the full album ahead of its June 7 release date on Merge. "We're not a couple now so I think there's no reason to hide that information," Crisp tells SPIN.

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    EXCLUSIVE: Japanese Popstars & Editors Collabo

    The sonic palate of Northern Ireland trio Japanese Popstars spans electronic music's lifespan, so it's no surprise that the group would recruit a wide range of guest vocalists for their new album, Controlling Your Allegiance, out June 21. "Joshua," the album's final track, features the signature croon of Tom Smith, frontman for British dark rock mainstays Editors -- hear it here. Smith brings his brooding baritone to bear on the swelling track, conjuring up memories of New Order's nostalgia-tinged romanticism. "Our behavior turns like an ocean," he sings. The song follows a similar aesthetic, sliding gracefully between minimalistic atmospherics, luscious synth flourishes, and club-ready beat-drops. LISTEN: Japanese Popstars, "Joshua" (feat.

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    Meet Hot Seattle Rapper Grieves

    Grieves, an up-and-coming Seattle MC, has been impressing sold-out crowds as an opener for Minneapolis indie hip-hop mainstays Atmosphere on their current tour, and, from the sound of this killer track, the introspective apple doesn't fall far from the tree. Grieves will release his new album, Together/Apart, on June 21-- it's his first first on Atmosphere frontman Slug's Rhymesayers label.

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    Smashing Pumpkins Prep Full Reissues, New LP

    Twenty years after releasing their landmark debut Gish, Smashing Pumpkins are prepping a massive reissue series of their entire catalog, set to begin this year and continue through 2013. The campaign, launched by the band's label EMI, will feature remastered editions of all the group's studio albums with bonus material to be determined. The first reissues — Gish, 1993's Siamese Dream, and 1994's compilation album Pisces Iscariot — will be released this fall, although exact dates have yet to be announced. Before Corgan starts digging through the band's vaults, the singer-guitarist will go back into the studio in May to work on a new Pumpkins album titled Oceania, tentatively slated for release on September 1.

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    SNEAK PEEK: 10 Rock Musicals to Watch Out For

    Green Day's Broadway version of American Idiot, which closes this week, has pleased audiences and grossed more than $38 million, so it's no wonder that artists like the Flaming Lips, the Decemberists, Regina Spektor, and Tom Waits are developing their own musical theatre projects to reach their fans. Of course, for every American Idiot there are fiascos like U2's Spider-Man or Bob Dylan's... thing. Still, we have high hopes for these 10 projects: THE FLAMING LIPS The Gist: Wayne Coyne is rock's king of the wild idea - the Lips just released new music via gummy skull - and what's more outlandish than taking a show based on their 2002 classic Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots to the matinee crowd on Broadway? The band has tapped director Des McAnuff, co-creator of the stage version of The Who's Tommy.

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    Santigold Returns With Hot Collab feat. Karen O

    It's been three years since Santigold released her stellar, genre-crushing debut album, but now she's back with "Go," a hot, skittery jam that features guest vocals from Yeah Yeah Yeahs' Karen O and guitars from Nick Zinner. The track is available to stream on Life + Times, the lifestyle website recently launched by Jay-Z, whose Roc Nation management company signed Santi back in March. Santigold was working in the studio with Q-Tip on "Go" when she was struck by an "audio-vision:" Karen O needed to be included on the track. Santi reached out, and after e-mailing back and forth, the two hammered out this wild piece of über-futuristic dance rock. Built on a bass-heavy beat and synths, the song morphs into a punky girl-group-esque freak out - as if the The Ramones joined forces with The Shangri-La's.

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    EXCLUSIVE: Low Anthem's Circus High-Wire Act

    Rhode Island folk rockers the Low Anthem have an old-timey roots sound, and in the video for "Boeing 737," a ballad from their new album Smart Flesh, the band go 1800s retro as members of an oddball circus, who battle a group of high-wire walkers. It's totally weird yet totally poignant.In the clip -- directed by End of the Road Films, the group behind Low Anthem's stop-motion "Charlie Darwin" video -- a group of high-wire walkers dressed as birds carefully cross ropes strung between trees in a forest. As the snow delicately falls, axe-wielding circus entertainers wage war, hacking away at the trunks of the trees below until… TIMBER!"The guys from End of the Road Pictures are friends of ours," multi-instrumentalist Jeff Prystowsky tells SPIN.

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    Do the 'Robot' With Brit Dance Rockers the Wombats

    Vampires? Wolves? Robots? No, it's not the next Twilight movie -- it's two new tracks from British dance rockers the Wombats. The trio will release their second album, The Wombats Proudly Present... This Modern Glitch, on April 26. Get an exclusive download of their brooding B-side, "A Robot Like You," plus hear the lead single "Tokyo (Vampires & Wolves)." While the synth-heavy "Tokyo" is a giddy pop rush to the dance floor (and already a Top 40 single in the U.K.), the darker B-side "A Robot Like You" strikes a forlorn tone, with an Echo & the Bunnymen for the Internet Age vibe. Over a jagged post-punk riff, lead Wombat Matthew Murphy does his best sad robot impression: "There's a procedure to self-implode / But too many glitches run throughout the code." "Its about feeling quite lost and empty," Murphy tells SPIN.

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    FIRST LISTEN: TVOTR's Album of 'Lovers Rock'

    They've made some of last decade's best albums, including 2008'sDear Science and 2006's Return to Cookie Mountain, and now TV on the Radio are back with the long-awaited Nine Types of Light. The record hits stores on April 12, but you can preview clips from the entire album over at the Guardian. In his 8-out-of-10 review, SPIN contributor Sean Fennessey calls the record "lovers rock," and explains: "Which isn't to say this band has never loved.Guitarist Kyp Malone's 'Lover's Day' from Dear Science remains an oft-quoted Brooklyn sex jam, and they are an undeniably physical band — not quite hip-thrusters, but Adebimpe's wounded, off-kilter sensuality is a particularly unusual brand.

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