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Wednesday’s Music Roundup

CONTINUALLY UPDATED: All you need to know about music today -- plus songs and videos.

[Updated: 4:58 P.M.]

NEWS:

    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]
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