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Monday’s Music Roundup

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

[Updated: 7:07 P.M.]

NEWS:

    ISLANDS Announce Summer Tour
    Canadian synth-poppers will kick off their trek on June 27 in Brooklyn. [Pitchfork]
    TOM PETTY AND THE HEARTBREAKERS Begin Tour
    An early gig in Oakland shows the longtime hitmakers already in fine live form. [SPIN]
    6 Best Moments of THE ROOTS’ Picnic
    Vampire Weekend, John Legend, Wu-Tang and more rock the Philly band’s annual hometown event. [SPIN]
    KINGS OF LEON Debut New Songs at Tour Opener
    The Southern band’s 90-minute set in Atlantic City is a hit with fans. [SPIN]
    THE FLAMING LIPS to Release PINK FLOYD Covers Album on CD
    Dark Side Of The Moon tribute, available digitally now, will be available physically June 28. [NME]
    KEITH RICHARDS to Release New Album with Side Project WINGLESS ANGELS
    Rolling Stones guitarist and Jamaican singer Justin Hinds will release a collection of Rastafarian songs in September. [TheGuardian]
    Soul-Legend MARVIS STAPLES Collaborates with JEFF TWEEDY on New Album
    The Wilco frontman produced and wrote songs for her September 14 release, You Are Not Alone. [Pitchfork]
    ELTON JOHN Performs At RUSH LIMBAUGH’s Fourth Wedding for $1 Million
    The openly gay and married star played for the conservative radio host, an outspoken opponent of gay marriage. [People]
    Ex-STEREOPHONICS Drummer Found Dead
    Stuart Cable, 40, was discovered in his apartment in Wales Monday morning. [Wales Online]
    EMINEM Is “Rebuilding” Shady Records
    Em is looking to sign “younger talent,” like rap group Slaughterhouse. [MTV]
    Portland Mayor Has a Portrait of MODEST MOUSE’s ISAAC BROCK on His Wall
    The painting shows the rocker wearing lederhosen and standing in front of a giant boar! [Portland Mercury]
    DANDY WARHOLS Plan Greatest Hits Album
    The Capitol Years 1995-2007, out in July, features 14 of the Portland, OR, rock group’s biggest hits. [Dandy Warhols]

MP3s & VIDEOS:

    WATCH: SUPERCHUNK In the Studio
    Check out footage of the group recording their ninth LP, Majesty Shredding, out September 14. [Vimeo]
    WATCH: ARCADE FIRE Play New Songs at Tiny Gig
    The indie kings unveil The Suburbs tracks for 50 lucky fans in Montreal! [SPIN]
    LISTEN: GASLIGHT ANTHEM’s Entire New Album
    The New Jersey band’s June 15 release, American Slang, is streaming online now! [SPIN]
    WATCH: MTV MOVIE AWARDS Highlights
    Check out the must-see performances, skits, and more from Sunday night’s ceremony in Los Angeles. [SPIN]
    WATCH: SLEIGH BELLS Score New Fitness Video
    Brooklyn noise-poppers help viewers burn calories in a new legs & butt workout clip! [YouTube]
    WATCH: BON IVER’s JUSTIN VERNON Performs as Blues Duo SHOUTING MATCHES
    Falsetto folk rocker dresses like a Blues Brother and plays with Peter Wolf Crier’s Brian Moen in Wisconsin. [YouTube]
    WATCH: KATE NASH Debuts Circus Video
    The Brit songstress’ boyfriend, Cribs frontman Ryan Jarman, wears a wig in the circus-style clip for “Kiss That Grrrl.” [SPIN]
    DOWNLOAD: COLDPLAY Bassist’s Side Project APPARATJIK Releases Free EP
    Get their debut release — 4 Can Keep A Secret If 3 Of Them Are Dead — now. [Eye On Committee]
    WATCH: BECK, ST. VINCENT, LIARS Cover INXS
    Check out the latest installation of Beck’s Record Club Series: a cover of the Aussie band’s tune “Mystify.” [Beck]
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