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Friday’s Music Roundup

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

[Updated: 5:33 P.M.]

NEWS:

    JAY-Z and EMINEM Add Dates to Ballpark Tour
    The hip-hop heavyweights will now perform two shows in both Detroit and New York City. [SPIN]
    Ex-KINKS Bassist PETER QUAIFE Dies at 66
    The co-founder of the English rock band has battled kidney problems for a decade. [BBC]
    JANES ADDICTION’s PERRY FARRELL Talks About Video Games
    The alt-rocker, whose bands has a song in Guitar Hero, likes to play Halo and Grand Theft Auto. [USA Today]
    BOB DYLAN Announces Summer Tour
    The legendary singer-songwriter hits the road in August. [NME]
    PAVEMENT Reunite with Original Drummer at Hometown Show
    Gary Young performed with the band for the first time since 1993, joining for an extended encore in Stockton, CA. [Spinner]
    BRANDON FLOWERS Solo Album Set for Sept. Release
    Live shows will accompany the launch of the Killer frontman’s Flamingo this fall. Click for details. [SPIN]
    JAMES MERCER Talks THE SHINS’ Future
    Musician said he’s writing material while on tour with Broken Bells that’s “near the recording stages.” [Pitchfork]
    ARCADE FIRE’s New Album Will Feature Eight Different Covers
    Only one artwork has been revealed so far — an image of old car sitting in front of a house in the suburbs. [MBV]
    New NO AGE Album Due September 28
    The 13-track Everything in Between is the follow-up to the Los Angeles noise-punk duo’s 2008 release Nouns. [Pitchfork]

MP3s & VIDEOS:

    DOWNLOAD: OF MONTREAL Debut First New Song
    The Athens, GA, band also unveil the tracklist and cover art for September’s False Priest. [SPIN]
    WATCH: ANIMAL COLLECTIVE Debut Music Video
    Psychedelic outfit’s video for “Guys Eyes” features lots of surfing, skateboarding, and sunshine. [Animal Collective]
    DOWNLOAD: Unreleased Song from Ambient Duo jj
    EXCLUSIVE: Swedes unveil “Baby,” a collage of ambient sounds that’s a sonic sigh of relief. [SPIN]
    WATCH: Tardy COURTNEY LOVE Invents Sex Fib
    “I just had sex at Harvard,” she told the Boston crowd to explain being three hours late. [SPIN]
    LISTEN: MASTODON’s JONAH HEX’ Song
    Hear “Indian Theme,” one of the Atlanta metal band’s contributions to the DC Comics movie. [Stereogum]
    WATCH: Beat Master RUSKO’s New Video
    The video for “Hold On,” which features Dirty Projectors’ Amber Coffman on vocals, is a tour doc with whomping bass and flashing lights. [The Fader]
    WATCH: AGAINST ME! Rock SPIN’s Rooftop
    Check out video of four songs from the Florida punk act’s album release day show in NYC! [SPIN]
    WATCH: DRAKE Performs on ‘Tonight Show’
    TThe chart-topping rapper plays his latest single, “Find Your Love.” [SPIN]
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