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    LISTEN: New Band of Horses Song!

    Seattle rockers Band of Horses have just released the first single, "Compliments," off their upcoming album, Infinite Arms. Listen below -- and see the full album tracklisting! On "Compliments," recorded in the woods of Northern Minnesota, Ben Bridwell's wistful vocals come through in an overdubbed two-part harmony atop a typically rootsy Band of Horses guitar romp. "If there's a God up in the air / Someone looking over everyone / At least you got something to fall back on," opines Bridwell, lending the track a vibe that's equal parts hopeful and cynical -- think the Youngbloods' "Get Together," with half the optimism. Band of Horses just made a stop at Austin's SXSW, but you can catch them on the road with Pearl Jam this spring. For a complete list of dates, click here. Infinite Arms' track listing:1. Factory2. Compliments3.

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    Reunited Libertines Play Impromptu London Gig

    A small press conference last night at a London pub by British rockers the Libertines turned into an impromptu gig, with Pete Doherty and Carl Barât performing a few songs off their previous records. Check out a video of the band performing "Death on the Stairs" below! The Libertines -- consisting of Doherty, Barat, John Hassall and Gary Powell -- split in 2004 due to differences between co-frontmen Doherty and Barât, but last night at London pub Boogaloo, the two appeared chummy, singing and joking together through their tossed off but engaging set. The guys played a few covers and tracks from their 2002 SPIN-praised debut Up the Bracket and 2004's self-titled follow-up -- their last effort before the group imploded.

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    WATCH: Wilco's Intimate Backstage Performance

    Wilco is known for rocking out onstage, but the band also has a softer side. The Chicago group has just premiered a stripped-down video performance of their song "Country Disappeared" as part of French music site La Blogothèque's popular Take-Away Shows, which highlight unrehearsed live performances by popular rockers. Check out Wilco's video below. The clip of "Country Disappeared," a track off Wilco's 2009 SPIN-approved LP Wilco (the album), shows the sextet performing in a hallway backstage at Montreal's Olympia Theater, surrounded by red lamps strewn among the band's amps and instruments. The intimate setting showcases the understated beauty of singer Jeff Tweedy's voice and guitarist Nels Cline's subtle guitar work -- without the usual distractions of a noisy crowd. The site editor seems surprised that Wilco agreed to tape the song.

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    Chemical Brothers Unveil New Album Details

    British electronic duo the Chemical Brothers aim to make their seventh album, Further (out June 8), a full-fledged multimedia experience, fusing both audio tracks and custom-crafted visuals into an ambitious sonic experiment. Further -- the first studio LP since 2007's SPIN approved and Grammy Award winning We Are the Night -- will be released with corresponding films made to match each of the eight audio tracks; the clips will be included on the iTunes LP and special edition DVD versions of the album. For the new films, the Chems -- Tom Rowlands and Ed Simons -- will partner with visual collaborators Adam Smith and Marcus Lyall.

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    Hole Reveal New Album Art and Tracklist

    Fittingly, Courtney Love picked a pair of kindred spirits to grace the cover of Hole's new album, Nobody's Daughter (out April 27): persecuted queens Marie Antoinette and Anne Boleyn. Check out the album art below. Love -- who also released the album's tracklist (see below) -- is on the cover of SPIN's March issue. And Hole played their first U.S. gig in more than a decade at SPIN's party at Stubb's BBQ in Austin, Texas, for SXSW last week. Read a full review here and see photos from the gig here. As the album's lead single "Skinny Little Bitch" proves, the revamped Hole -- also featuring 23-year-old Brit guitarist Micko Larkin, bassist Shawn Dailey, and drummer Stuart Fisher -- are returning to Love's alt-rock roots with Nobody's Daughter.

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    WATCH: Beck, St. Vincent, Liars Cover INXS

    Beck's Record Club series features indie all-stars joining Beck in the studio to re-imagine classic albums. For the fourth installment, Annie Clark and Daniel Hart from St. Vincent, NYC experimental groupLiars, Sergio Dias from Brazilian band Os Mutantes, and Record Clubveteran Brian Lebarton joined Beck to record Kick, the 1987 chart-topper from Aussie New Wavers INXS. Check out a performance video of "Guns in the Sky" below! The eclectic group of rockers joined forces for one day and recorded the full record with no prior rehearsal. Starting today, Beck will roll out one song a week on his website.

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    WATCH: Sigur Ros' Jonsi -- New Video!

    Band hiatuses and subsequent solo records are a full-blown trend these days and Icelandic rockers Sigur Ros are following suit. The band recently announced a break to pursue individual projects, and frontman Jonsi Birgisson has stepped out first with his (mostly English language) SPIN-approved solo effort Go -- out April 6 in the US. Watch video of a live performance of first single "Boy Lilikoi" below!The clip, directed by Jai Stokes (a member of now defunct Britpop group I am Seven) and filmed at a London gig earlier this year, highlights Birgisson's pure falsetto and sweeping acoustic guitar, as Go collaborator Nico Muhly plays the piano. The atmospheric, baroque vibe comes through in Birgisson's military-like costume, tinsel decorated backdrop (a la your high school prom), and a quick cameo by some peacocks! Birgisson also has a DVD entitled Go Quiet in the works.

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    WATCH: New Dead Weather Video!

    Jack White and Alison Mosshart are a rock force to be reckoned with. And they go no-holds-barred in the video for "Die by the Drop," the first single off the Dead Weather's upcoming second album Sea of Cowards, out in May. Watch the video here. For the clip, the former SPIN cover stars -- also featuring Dean Fertita (Queens of the Stone Age) and Jack Lawrence (the Raconteurs) -- nabbed Floria Sigismondi, director of the The Runaways and the White Stripes' 2005 video "Blue Orchid." The Italian Sigismondi clearly infused her signature dark and dramatic style into "Die by the Drop." White and Mosshart saunter about looking like the epitome of gothic royalty -- Mosshart complete with metallic makeup and long cape, and White in a top hat and with a cane made out of bones.

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    Foo Fighters to Record With Nirvana Producer

    Dave Grohl is going back to the source. The Foo Fighters frontman -- and former Nirvana drummer -- will reunite with producer Butch Vig for the band's seventh studio album set to begin recording this fall, the BBC reports. This will be the first time Grohl and Vig have worked together since Nirvana's iconic 1991 album Nevermind. "There's something that Butch does that helps a song become a bigger song. At this point I just want to rock," Grohl said. The band released a greatest hits CD last fall, featuring two new songs with Vig. You can check out a special White House performance of new track "Wheels" here. The guys are moving in a new direction after their 2007 album Echoes, Silence, Patience and Grace: "To me it's about switching up the process; we've been using pro tools and all that computer stuff the last couple of records," Grohl said.

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    Tom Hanks Seeks Movie Rights for Green Day Musical

    Tom Hanks will continue to flex his muscles as a Hollywood producer with yet another foray into movie musicals: The Oscar-winning actor is in talks to bring the musical version of Green Day's 2004 punk rock opus, American Idiot, to the big screen. Deadline New York reports that Hanks and Playtone -- the film production company he heads with partner Gary Goetzman -- are after the movie rights to the Bay Area band's story of anti-hero Jesus of Suburbia and his pals, St. Jimmy and Whatsername. The musical touches on the war in the Middle East and life after 9/11. Unlike Hanks' most recent adaptation of a Broadway musical -- Mamma Mia!, whose movie version starred Meryl Streep and Amanda Seyfried and grossed $610 million worldwide -- American Idiot isn't yet a worldwide stage smash. In fact, it hasn't opened yet -- the curtain drops at Broadway's St.

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