Thursday’s Music Roundup

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[Updated: 5:16 P.M.]

NEWS:

    LADY GAGA‘s Remix Album Gets U.S. Release Date
    The Remix drops August 3 with 10 remixes including hits like “Just Dance,” “Paparazzi,” and “Bad Romance.” [Entertainment Weekly]
    MICHAEL JACKSON Video Game Due in November
    “Michael Jackson: The Experience” will allow users to recreate MJ’s moves to hits like “Billie Jean.” [GigWise]
    ARCADE FIRE Showcases New Album in London
    Canadian indie-rockers played eight new tracks from their upcoming August 3 release The Suburbs. [Gigwise]
    DAFT PUNK‘s ‘Tron’ Soundtrack Due… When?
    The duo gets ready to release their first new music in a while. But when will it drop? [SPIN]
    ARCTIC MONKEYS, SIMIAN MOBILE DISCO Members Record Film Soundtrack
    Alex Turner and James Ford work on Submarine, a new flick from Brit actor-director Richard Ayoade. [Gigwise]
    NICKI MINAJ‘s Debut Album to Drop This Year
    “I been doing a lot of work with Swizz [Beatz], and the stuff that we been coming upon is magical,” the rapper said. [MTV]
    MYSTIKAL Recruits LIL WAYNE, PHARRELL for New Album
    “I kissed the floor and hugged the mic and held it so gently to me,” the rapper said of his first post-prison recording session. [MTV]
    WILCO Fulfills Nonesuch Contract, Starting Own Label?
    The Chicago band will be “striking out on our own, our own label,” said guitarist Nels Cline. [Billboard]
    EMINEM Holds No. 1 Spot on Album Chart
    Recovery sells 313,000 copies in its second week. [Billboard]
    SMASHING PUMPKINS Launch Tour in Cleveland
    In the first of 15 dates with his new band, Billy Corgan reprises his arena-sized sound. [SPIN]
    RATATAT Announce Fall Tour
    Brooklyn duo kick off month-long trek on Sept. 7 in Montreal. [Pitchfork]
    OF MONTREAL and JANELLE MONAE to Tour Together
    The two theatrical Georgia natives take their new albums on the road this fall. [SPIN]
    SHAKIRA to Headline World Cup Closing Ceremony
    World Cup officials promise a “youthful” and “technologically advanced” show from the Colombian pop star. [Billboard]

MP3s & VIDEOS:

    WATCH: PAUL MCCARTNEY, RINGO STARR Together Again
    Macca pops up at the Beatles drummer’s 70th birthday party, jumps onstage to perform… “Birthday.” [SPIN]
    LISTEN: KID CUDI, ROSTAM, BEST COAST Collabo
    Hear “All Summer,” a unique teaming of three hot musicians who are part of a Converse series. [SPIN]
    WATCH: CHARLIZE THERON in BRANDON FLOWERS Video
    The Academy Award winner saves the Killers’ frontman from badass ninjas in the new clip for “Crossfire.” [SPIN]
    WATCH: BIG BOI Performs on ‘Tonight Show’
    OutKast rapper plays the funky “Shutterbugg” with a full live band. [YouTube]
    WATCH: New Video from GRANDADDY, EARLIMART Project ADMIRAL RADLEY
    Beaches, babes, palm trees and other images of the Golden State appear in the clip for “I Heart California.” [Stereogum]
    LISTEN: MAVIS STAPLE, JEFF TWEEDY Collabo
    Hear the Tweedy-penned title track off the soul legend’s new record, You Are Not Alone. [Pitchfork]
    LISTEN: TVOTR Side-Project MAXIMUM BALLOON
    Hear “If You Return,” an electro-pop jam from Dave Sitek’s solo project, featuring Little Dragon on vocals. [SPIN]
    WATCH: Gritty New Clip from GASLIGHT ANTHEM
    New Jersey rockers release NYC-themed clip for “American Slang,” the title track from their breakout album. [SPIN]
    LISTEN: More Music from PETE WENTZ‘s New Project
    Fall Out Boy bassist releases second taste of Black Cards, a new female-fronted group. [SPIN]
    LISTEN: M.I.A.‘s New Album Streaming Online
    Hear 11 of 12 tracks from the much-anticipated MAYA now! [SPIN]

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