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Thursday’s Music Roundup


[Updated: 6:03 P.M.]


    5 Reasons Against a RAMONES Biopic
    SPIN responds to news that a film about the influential New York punks is in the works. [SPIN]
    PARAMORE Postpone L.A. Concert
    Hollywood gig dashed likely due to Hayley Williams’ sore throat. [MTV]
    ST. VINCENT Talks ‘NEW MOON’ Soundtrack
    Songstress explains collabo with Bon Iver on upcoming Twilight flick. [Pitchfork]
    JAY-Z Samples REGINA SPEKTOR On New Song
    “Crispy Benjamins” is rumored to drop on a deluxe reissue of Jay’s Blueprint 3. [Paste]
    PARAMORE‘s HAYLEY WILLIAMS Gives Tour of Her House!
    “It’s definitely a work in progress, but I’m making it mine,” singer says. [MTV]
    New LCD SOUNDSYSTEM Album Out March 2010
    Frontman James Murphy says band will tour following record release. [NME]
    SNOOP DOGG Wants to Sign NOEL GALLAGHER To Record Deal
    “Would I sign Noel Gallagher? Hell yeah. Would I collaborate with him? Definitely,” says Snoop. [Gigwise]
    FLAVOR FLAV Returns to High School in New Reality TV Series
    “It’s never too late to get your diploma,” says the rapper. [Hollywood Reporter]
    SLEATER-KINNEY‘s Brownstein Disses BLACK LIPS‘ Swilley
    Grrrl rocker lambasts Swilley’s use of “faggot” in his statement regarding Wavves brawl. [NPR]
    LIL WAYNE Working on New Mixtape
    The rapper has six tracks completed for his No Ceiling release. [MTV]
    JACK WHITE Directs New DEAD WEATHER Music Video
    “I Cut Like A Buffalo” clip was filmed at White’s Third Man Records compound in Nashville. [NME]
    PARAMORE Kick Off U.S. Tour
    Hayley Williams and Co. celebrate their new album with a sold-out debut show in Pomona, CA. [SPIN]
    PEARL JAM‘s ‘Backspacer’ Hits No. 1!
    The Seattle alt-rockers rediscover their mojo, top charts for first time in 13 years with new album![SPIN]
    KANYE WEST Throws Tantrum Backstage at Common Concert
    Rapper reportedly flips out at charity gig — over chicken! [Oh No They Didn’t]


    “Angelika,” from Banhart’s Oct. 27 release, mixes acoustic guitar with Latin grooves and piano. [Pitchfork]
    WATCH: BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN Debuts New Song Live!
    The Boss says farewell to New Jersey’s Giants Stadium with “Wrecking Ball”! [SPIN]
    Plus: the French popsters are confirmed to score next Sofia Coppola flick. [SPIN]
    WATCH: BLACK LIPS‘ “Let It Grow” Music Video
    An obese guy hits the road, drops into America’s rural tourist attractions in this weird new clip! [Pitchfork]
    The alt-rock giants release the Tom Petty-esque “Wheels,” off their upcoming greatest hits package. [SPIN]
    WATCH: MUM‘s Trippy New Video
    Icelanders kill a singing deer… then drag it home and turn it into a rag doll! [Stereogum]
    LISTEN: Unreleased Live NIRVANA Song
    “Scoff,” recorded live at a 1990 concert, arrives Nov. 3 on a 20th anniv. reissue of Bleach. [SPIN]
    WATCH: In the Studio: BLACK KEYS and MOS DEF!
    Get a behind-the-scenes look at the genre-bending duo recording their collaborative new album! [SPIN]
    WATCH: WALE Rocks the Mic at SPIN HQ
    The D.C.-bred MC performs three songs at our in-office concert series! [SPIN]
    WATCH: Hot Song from ‘NEW MOON’ Live
    Grizzly Bear, Beach House debut “Slow Life,” off the upcoming Twilight series soundtrack. [SPIN]
    LISTEN: CHRIS BROWN‘s Comeback Single
    In his first official track since the Rihanna incident, Brown boasts about his ability to control women. Cringe! [SPIN]