Wednesday’s Music Roundup
CONTINUALLY UPDATED: All you need to know about music today -- plus songs and videos.
[Updated: 4:58 P.M.]
- PETE DOHERTY Hospitalized
Babyshambles rocker treated for exhaustion in London. [Spinner]
- MICHAEL BUBLE, KISS Top Billboard Charts
Toby Keith, Backstreet Boys, Jay-Z also land in the top 10. [Billboard]
- LADY GAGA to Appear on ‘GOSSIP GIRL’
“Poker Face” singer to perform, act on hit TV series, says star Penn Badgley. [MTV]
- ‘NEW MOON’ Soundtrack Release Date Pushed Up!
Album featuring Killers, Death Cab, and more now out Oct. 16 due to popular demand.[MTV]
- COURTNEY LOVE Closes Twitter Account, Owes IRS Big Bucks
45-year-old Hole rocker owes over $300,000 in back taxes. [Gigwise]
- PAVEMENT’s Bob Nastanovich Talks Reunion
Influential indie band will not record new material, he said. [Quietus]
- RIHANNA to Release New Album In November?
“The Wait Is Ova. Nov 23 09,” reads a post to the singer’s Twitter account. [Twitter]
- BILLY CORGAN, DAVID BYRNE to be Psychoanalyzed!
Both rockers will appear at a NYC series celebrating psychologist Carl Jung. [Gigwise]
- PAVEMENT to Kick Off Reunion Tour in Australia
Stephen Malkmus and Co. will tour Down Under in March 2010. [NME]
- PAUL MCCARTNEY Releases Live Set Tracklist
DVD/CD release features 33 songs from the Beatle’s sold-out summer run in NYC.[SPIN]
- LENNY KRAVITZ Plays ‘Let Love Rule,’ Live
Rocker celebrates 20th anniversary of his debut album with a slick NYC show. [SPIN]
- BROKEN SOCIAL SCENE, WILCO, IRON & WINE to Play 2010 Olympics
Sun Kil Moon, K’Naan and more will also perform in Vancouver, BC, this February. [Consequence of Sound]
MP3s & VIDEOS:
- WATCH: FLAMING LIPS Go Berserk On ‘Tonight Show’
Like a pants-wetting peyote trip… in song! [SPIN]
- WATCH: SONIC YOUTH Rock ‘GOSSIP GIRL’
New York band play “Star Power,” Kim Gordon acts on hit TV drama. [Videogum]
- LISTEN: LYKKE LI’s ‘New Moon’ Song
Swedish songstress goes chamber pop on the brooding piano tune “Possibility.” [Billboard]
- LISTEN: BOB DYLAN’s Christmas Song!
Singer/songwriter spreads holiday cheer with “Must Be Santa.” [Dylan Christmas]
- LISTEN: FEVER RAY Covers NICK CAVE
Brooding Swede gets dark on a rendition of Cave’s “Stranger Than Kindness.” [Stereogum]