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Thursday’s Music Roundup

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

[Updated: 6:14 P.M.]

NEWS:

    ARCADE FIRE’s Third Album Has Title, Release Date
    Plus: Hear full streams of the first two singles from The Suburbs, which arrives August 3. [SPIN]
    RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE, CONOR OBERST, KANYE WEST Protest Arizona
    Music stars join Sound Strike, an open call to boycott the state of Arizona over its new immigration law. [Music Radar]
    SLASH, NOEL GALLAGHER to Perform with Reunited Rockers THE FACES
    Ronnie Wood says the Black Crowes’ ChrisRobinson will also join the band, who reformed without Rod Stewart. [Gigwise]
    New AMY WINEHOUSE Album Due Before Christmas
    Winehouse’s father says her autobiographical writing style has delayed the album: “They’re bittersweet experiences,” he said. [BBC]
    KAREN ELSON and Husband JACK WHITE Talk Love, Music
    Famed photog Annie Leibovitz shoots the couple at their Nashville home. [Vogue]
    NO AGE Drummer DEAN SPUNT Attacked by Bouncers
    Spunt and two pals were beaten for trying to enter a Lisbon nightclub. The bouncer said no “English” were allowed. [No Age L.A.]
    10 Best Moments of the BAMBOOZLE ROAD SHOW
    Good Charlotte, All Time Low, Hanson, and seven more bands bring their best sets to Florida. [SPIN]
    M.I.A.: “I Hung Out with TUPAC
    Sri Lankan MC talks about hanging with Bloods & Crips, internet conspiracies, and more in new Nylon interview. [SPIN]
    RUSSELL BRAND, JONAH HILL Debut ‘Greek’ Band
    Libertines rocker Carl Barat joins the actors onstage in L.A. to play songs from Get Him to the Greek. [SPIN]
    ‘MAD MEN’ Bombshell in New BROKEN BELLS Video
    Christina Hendricks blasts into outer space in the latest clip from James Mercer and Danger Mouse! [SPIN]

MP3s & VIDEOS:

    LISTEN: WE ARE SCIENTISTS Go Acoustic
    DOWNLOAD: The dance-y indie rockers strip down their new single “Rules Don’t Stop.” [SPIN]
    LISTEN: CHRISTINA AGUILERA andM.I.A. Collabo
    “Electric Love” — off Xtina’s Bionic, out June 8 — is an bubbly electro jam. [Some Kind of Awesome]
    WATCH: BIG BOI’s New Video
    The rapper’s clip for funky solo track “Shutterbugg” boasts Tron-style dancers and a backing puppet band. [Pitchfork]
    LISTEN: VAMPIRE WEEKEND’s ‘TWILIGHT: ECLIPSE’ Song
    “Jonathan Low” boasts elaborate orchestration and 12-string guitar. [CoS]
    WATCH: THE WHIGS Perform at SPIN’s Office
    The Athens, GA, trio turn down the feedback for a unique performance in NYC. [SPIN]
    WATCH: ADELE in the Studio
    SPIN’s cameras head inside Rick Rubin’s Malibu joint with 2009’s Best New Artist Grammy winner! Watch now. [SPIN]
    WATCH: VAMPIRE WEEKEND’s Funny “Holiday” Video
    he indie kings cruise in a convertible and hang poolside with bikini-ed babes — all while dressed like George Washington! [SPIN]
    DOWNLOAD: New Music from TRENT REZNOR
    The NIN mastermind records a track for Japanese director Shinya Tsukamoto’s film Tetsuo: The Bullet Man. [Some Kind of Awesome]
    WATCH: YEAH YEAH YEAHS Go Acoustic at MoMA
    Veteran NYC art rockers storm the art museum’s garden, perform a stripped down version of “Maps.” [SPIN]
    LISTEN: KLAXONS Release First Song in Three Years
    The Brit nu-ravers’ good-times ecstasy trip has turned towards the dark side. Hear “Flashover” now! [SPIN]
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