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Monday’s Music Roundup

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

[Updated: 6:31 P.M.]

NEWS:

    PETE WENTZ Named UNICEF Spokesperson
    FAll Out Boy bassist will represent the Tap Project, which aims to provide clean water to children around the world. [PR Newswire]
    CHRIS MARTIN Talks New COLDPLAY Album
    The bestselling Brits, currently recording in London, could have new music ready for a holiday stocking stuffer. [SPIN]
    FLEET FOXES Frontman ROBIN PECKNOLD Tours with JOANNA NEWSOM
    Seattle folky will open six Midwestern dates of the songstress’ Spring trek. [SubPop]
    ABBEY ROAD STUDIOS “Will Not Be Sold”
    Record label EMI ends fears that the Beatles’ recording home would be sold to cover their debts. [NME]
    BROKEN BELLS Debut New Songs at L.A. Showcase
    The collabo between Danger Mouse and Shin James Mercer aims for heavenly grace — and mostly reaches it. [SPIN]
    LIL WAYNE Opens a Twitter Account
    “im super new to this twitter shit but wudup tho !… follow me biot¢h… .wudup mak… happy bday LO… 8 days of freedom..ym.” [Twitter]
    INTERPOL Set for U2 Tour, First Gigs Since ’08
    NYC band set for six dates supporting of the Irish juggernauts’ 360 Tour this summer. Click here for dates! [SPIN]
    MICHAEL JACKSON’s CAPTAIN EO Returns to Disney Land
    The movie/ride — directed by Francis Ford Coppola and co-written by George Lucas — is in 3D. [Cinema Blend]
    TRAVIS BARKER Clashes with Paparazzi
    Blink-182 drummer and friends spit on photogs, punch their cameras, and, allegedly, slash their tires. [TMZ]

MP3s & VIDEOS:

    LISTEN: SPOON Play Rare Song Live
    Austin, TX, band perform “Something to Look Forward To” for the first time in five years. [KCRW]
    WATCH: JAY-Z: “I Invented Beyonce’s ‘Single Ladies’ Dance”
    Hova opens up about his pop star wife in a hilarious new interview with BBC’s Jonathan Ross. [YouTube]
    WATCH: SNOOP DOGG, KANYE WEST, KID CUDI, TONY BENNETT Backstage at Haiti Benefit
    Stars chat between recording sessions for “We Are the World.” [YouTube]
    LISTEN: SNOOP DOGG and KID CUDI Collabo on New Song
    “That Tree,” featuring producer Diplo, drops on a deluxe re-release of Snoop’s new album, Malice N Wonderland. [Complex]
    LISTEN: NEW PORNOGRAPHERS Debut First Song
    Canadian supergroup tease their May release with a hard-hitting power-pop gem. [SPIN]
    LISTEN: New BEACH HOUSE Song!
    Baltimore duo play “The Arrangement” live, prior to its release on April 17 for Record Store Day. [YouTube]
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