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    Liam Sues Noel Over Oasis Split

    The longstanding feud between Brothers Oasis, Noel and Liam Gallagher, may be heading to court. Liam is suing Noel for comments he made about the demise of the Britpop band, NME reports. Oasis abruptly split in August 2009 following an altercation between the kin before their headlining appearance at V Festival in Paris. However, the brothers' stories about that night differ. In a recent press conference, Noel said Liam pulled out of the gig because he was hung over, and added that Oasis' split was in part due to an argument about Liam's desire to advertise his clothing company Pretty Green in the band's tour program.

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    Pearl Jam: Rarities, Live Songs on Doc Soundtrack

    Now this is reason to celebrate Pearl Jam's 20th anniversary: The veteran Seattle band just released the official tracklist for their soundtrack to Twenty, a documentary film about the quintet directed by Cameron Crowe (Almost Famous, Singles), and it's loaded with goodies. Split over two discs, the Twenty compilation features 15 live recordings (on disc one) and 15 B-sides, demos, and rarities (on disc two) that spans the band's career. It's scheduled to drop stateside on September 20, the same day the documentary premieres in movie theatres nationwide. The Twenty tracklist was released piecemeal via a scavenger hunt, which began Thursday, August 18. Clues were released every half-hour online via Facebook and Twitter and in real-life locales like New York's Time Square.

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    Bon Iver Unveil Latest Album Clip... of Iceland

    Here's one the Icelandic Ministry of Tourism will appreciate: Bon Iver's new video for "Holocene," which follows a young boy as he explores the island nation's breathtaking countryside. Watch below! It's a stunning five-and-a-half minutes of vast green plateaus, floating icebergs, rocky ocean beaches, and other scenic beauty. You can almost feel the damp moss squishing beneath your feet. The video -- fittingly premiered at National Geographic -- is a perfect match for the atmospheric folk song from the Wisconsin band's self-titled album. "I could see for miles, miles, miles," frontman Justin Vernon sings in his warbling falsetto. It's a busy time for the Bon Iver leader and recent SPIN cover star: In addition to touring non-stop since July (he'll continue in the U.S.

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    Sigur Ros to Release Live Album, Documentary

    First, the bad news: Sigur Rós aren't back with a new studio record just yet. However, they have something to help tide fans over: Inni, a double live album and 75-minute-long film of the Icelandic band's final show before going on hiatus. Shot over two nights at London's Alexandra Palace in 2008, Inni is set to drop this November via XL Recordings. Watch the trailer below! Inni is Sigur Rós' second live offering, following 2007's Heima, a gorgeously-shot documentary that follows the group on tour of their homeland. Directed by Vincent Morisset (Arcade Fire's Miroir Noir), Inni was shot at the end of Sigur Rós' tour in support of their fifth album Með suð í eyrum við spilum endalaust and captures Sigur Rós performing as a four-piece (they usually play with a string section and other supplementary musicians).

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    HOT MP3: Matt & Kim + Soulja Boy + Andrew W.K.

    Matt & Kim, Soulja Boy, and Andrew W.K. might seem like a disparate trio on paper, but they've gleefully joined forces for "I'm a Goner," the latest installation in Converse's "3 Artists 1 Song" series, which debuts today -- and is streaming here. "Our music doesn't sound similar, but we all have the same goal: Make fun songs to party to," Matt Johnson, keyboardist for Brooklyn's Matt & Kim, tells SPIN. LISTEN: Matt & Kim (feat. Soulja Boy & Andrew WK), "I'm A Goner" "I'm a Goner" -- available to download at Converse.com -- is three times the fun party vibe: It's upbeat and slickly produced, like gems from Matt & Kim's last LP Sidewalks, and bumps with pop and hip-hop beats. Soulja and W.K.

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    LISTEN: Feist & Friends Cover Velvet Underground

    The Velvet Underground's 1967 debut, The Velvet Underground & Nico, is one of the most important albums in rock history. Its crude yet gorgeous proto-punk sound and dark, risqué lyrics about sex and drugs - in songs like "I'm Waiting for the Man" and "Heroin" - influenced generations of later bands. Feist and members of Radiohead, Air, and Supergrass recently covered songs from the LP at an all-star gig in Paris. Listen to their version of "Femme Fatale" below. Although "The Velvet Underground Revisited" concert took place July 7, the audio just leaked online. But it was worth the wait: Feist delivers a dazzling performance, nailing Nico's seductive vocals.

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    LISTEN: Stephen Malkmus' Beck-Produced LP

    It's here, Stephen Malkmus' fifth album, Mirror Traffic, his first since last year's Pavement reunion and arguably his best solo effort yet, is now available to stream online a week before its August 23 release. Listen over at NPR. With Malkmus' band the Jicks and production from his musical "ally" Beck, Mirror Traffic is a "patient, inviting album that feels like a fresh start from a guy whose recording career spans multiple boom-and-bust cycles...," SPIN writes in our eight-out-of-10 review. "Malkmus and Co. are not half-assing it here. Pavement, even at their best, never had anything like the Jicks' adroit nonchalance...

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    Hot Beef: Odd Future Vs. Steve Albini!

    Alt-rock musician and producer Steve Albini (Nirvana, Pixies) and Odd Future leader Tyler, the Creator -- figureheads of two different musical genres and generations -- are trading blows online. Here's how it started: Albini shared an airport shuttle with Odd Future after their appearances at Barcelona's Primavera Festival over Memorial Day weekend, and he didn't enjoy the 40-minute-long ride... at all. Wednesday, he bemoaned their antics, including "niggering everything in sight" and boasting "about getting their dicks sucked," and called the Los Angeles rap pack "assholes making music about being assholes." He added that he hasn't "wanted to strangle anybody that much in a real long time." Naturally, Tyler, the Creator struck back. "[I] Feel like I have to defend myself," he Tweeted. "1. I don't know who the fuck Steve Albino is. 2. I don't 'Nigger everything in sight' 3.

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    LISTEN: Finnish Singer Covers Pavement — for Girls

    Astrid Swan is an up-and-coming Finnish singer and she likes Pavement. A LOT. So much, in fact, that she recorded covers of nine of the indie band's most popular songs for a new album called Hits (Pavement for Girls). The LP just landed on the web in advance of its August 17 release -- and it's totally awesome! Listen below. We reached Swan -- a piano-based singer-songwriter in the vein of Regina Spektor, who released her debut Poverina stateside in 2007 -- at home in Finland to get the lowdown. "Pavement was not always my favorite band, but the absolute favorite of some of my close male friends," she says. "I tended to feel somewhat left out of their fanatic love for Pavement. This changed in May 2010 when I went with these fanatics to England to see Pavement play at ATP and in London.

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    Hear Heartbreaking Blitzen Trapper Tune

    Portland, OR, folkies Blitzen Trapper have released the second song from their upcoming album, American Goldwing (out Sept. 13). Hear "Love the Way You Walk Away" below. Set to a country-folk gallop with slide guitar and banjo, frontman Eric Earley tells the tale of a down and out guy who sleeps in a beat-up sedan down by the river and drunkenly asks the stars why he's losing his girl. "When you find what you're looking for, you want it less," Earley sings. "Baby, I always thought you'd play the game, come walking on back to me in the same ol' lane... but baby I'm on the make, in my old sport coat and my head it aches..." Blitzen Trapper are hitting the road this fall on a joint tour with Los Angeles rockers Dawes. Check out the complete itinerary here. Blitzen Trapper, "Love the Way You Walk Away"

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