Monday’s Music Roundup

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[Updated: 6:33 P.M.]

NEWS:

    5 Notable Moments of the PITCHFORK MUSIC FEST
    Dance music ruled, Pavement was sloppy but loveable, and LCD Soundsystem seized the night in Chicago. [SPIN]
    TOM JONES Plans to Collaborate with THE KILLERSBRANDON FLOWERS
    “Theres a connection there because he’s from Las Vegas,” he said, adding. “The material has to be right.” [NME]
    DEAD KENNEDYS Announce Fall Tour Dates
    Legendary punk band will hit major cities along the East Coast in October, then head to Hawaii for two shows. [Punknews.org]
    5 Best Moments of Coney Island’s SIREN FEST
    Matt and Kim, Screaming Females, Ted Leo, and others power Saturday’s Brooklyn seaside event. [SPIN]
    KINGS OF LEON Discuss Upcoming Album
    Caleb Followill says the band’s fifth record will use fiddles, lap steel, brass and more. [SPIN]
    VAMPIRE WEEKEND Call Album Cover Art Lawsuit “Frustrating”
    “This is the first time any of us have ever been sued, so we’re still learning how it works,” said frontman Ezra Koenig. [NME]
    LIAM GALLAGHER‘s New Band: “Bigger Than OASIS
    The Britpop singer says his brother Noel will “come crawling back” to join. Get details here! [SPIN]
    AEROSMITH‘s JOE PERRY Injured in Motorcycle Accident
    Rocker treated for minor injuries in Massachusetts hospital and released after a few hours. [Billboard]
    LIL WAYNE Owes $1.3 Million in Unpaid Taxes
    First prison, now the IRS. Watch out, Uncle Sam: you might be the target of Weezy’s next scathing song. [MTV]
    M.I.A. ‘Didn’t Care About New Album,’ Says DIPLO
    “All she has is a bunch of yes men around her and they kinda suck,” he said. [Black Book Magazine]
    MGMT Add Shows to U.S. Tour
    Brooklyn psych rockers extend jaunt for Congratulations into November. [SPIN]
    MUSE “Sell Soul” for ‘Twilight’ Exposure’
    Bassist Chris Wolstenholme says the band only jumped on the vampire bandwagon to expand their American audience. [SPIN]
    PERRY FARRELL: GAGA is Lolla’s “Centerpiece”
    “She’s the Plastic Ono Band meets Madonna meets Elton John,” said the festival founder and Jane’s Addiction singer. [SPIN]

MP3s & VIDEOS:

    WATCH: KLAXONS Debut New Video
    The British electro quartet rock out in the Egyptian desert for their sci-fi “Echoes” clip. [SPIN]
    WATCH: FACEBOOK Movie Trailer: TIMBERLAKE, RADIOHEAD Cover
    The Social Network clip features a haunting choir version of “Creep.” [SPIN]
    WATCH: BROKEN SOCIAL SCENE Release Fan Video
    “Meet Me in the Basement” clip is a mash-up of video footage of riots and pop culture images. [Pitchfork]
    LISTEN: JOHN LEGEND and THE ROOTS Collabo
    The funky and soulful “Wake Up Everybody” is from the Roots’ new record Wake Up!. [People]
    LISTEN: BEN FOLDS and NICK HORNBY Release Song About LEVI JOHNSTON
    “Levi Johnston Blues” is off the piano man and High Fidelity author’s collabo release Lonely Avenue. [Nonesuch]

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