Thursday’s Music Roundup

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[Updated: 7:04 P.M.]

NEWS:

    Q&A: GAVIN ROSSDALE to Reunite BUSH
    “If I was smart I would’ve made Sixteen Stone over and over again. But that’s not me.” [SPIN]
    MICHAEL JACKSON Doctors Won’t Be Charged in Pop Singer’s Death
    Investigators excuse seven doctors who treated the singer, focus efforts on his personal doc Conrad Murray. [MTV]
    KANYE WEST Debuts New Songs at Twitter Headquarters
    One day after previewing new tunes at Facebook HQ, the rapper heads to Twitter for another acapella show. [MTV]
    ’80s New Wave Band CARS to Reunite?
    Ric Ocasek and co. post a photo of themselves in a Boston studio, suggesting they’re ending 23-year split and reuniting. [Stereogum]
    EMINEM Holds No. 1 Spot on Charts for Fifth Week Straight!
    Recovery sells another 187,000 copies, topping albums from Rick Ross (No. 2), Sheryl Crow (No. 3). [Billboard]
    INTERPOL Add U.S. Tour Dates
    The New York City rockers add 13 stops in the U.S. this fall. [SPIN]
    MADONNA to Announce “Hip-Hop” Tour
    Madge will return to her New York City roots with the “street” feel of her six-month trek, expected to be announced soon. [GigWise]
    M.I.A. Disses LADY GAGA, OPRAH
    Sri Lankan provocateur said O gave her the “cold shoulder” at a recent party, and that Gaga’s rise to fame wasn’t “that difficult.” [Time Out London]
    THE FLAMING LIPS Wow for SPIN’s 25th Anniversary
    Twenty-seven years into their existence, the Okies from Weirdville bring energy, vitality, and musical relevance to an adoring crowd. [SPIN]
    ARCADE FIRE‘s Butler Lauds BONO, President BUSH
    In a new interview, the frontman applauds the AIDS relief work of the U2 singer and the former president. [SPIN]

MP3s & VIDEOS:

    DOWNLOAD: New Song from THE BLACK ANGELS
    The Austin psych rockers go ’60s retro on “Telephone,” a taste of their upcoming third album. [SPIN]
    WATCH: THE FLAMING LIPS Rock ‘Letterman’
    Oklahoma psychedelic band freak out on a version of “See the Leaves,” from their latest album Embryonic. [YouTube]
    DOWNLOAD: JENS LEKMAN Premieres New Song
    Swede singer-songwriter offers hope to the heartbroken with “The End of the World Is Bigger Than Love.” [Jens Lekman]
    LISTEN: New KID CUDI Song
    Hear “Mojo So Dope,” off the Cleveland rapper’s Man On The Moon II, scheduled to drop October 26. [Nah Right]
    WATCH: Trailer for ‘YOGI BEAR’ Featuring Voice by JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE
    Pop singer continues his shift from music to the silver screen with this CGI movie, out December 17.[Yahoo]
    FIRST LISTEN: PIXIESFRANK BLACK Produces PETE YORN
    New Jersey troubadour releases track from his upcoming self-titled album, out September 28. [SPIN]
    WATCH: FOO FIGHTERS Guitarist Debuts Video for Solo Project
    Chris Shifflet & the Dead Peasants post performance clip for “Get Along,” a rock ballad from their debut album. [Punk News]
    WATCH: ISLANDS Premiere Two New Songs Acoustic
    Canadian indie rockers play “Shotgun Vision” and “Lonely Love,” both off their upcoming album.[You Ain’t No Picasso]
    WATCH: KANYE WEST Performs for FACEBOOK Staff
    Ever the bizarre self-promoter, the rapper drops new, a cappella verses in a conference room. [SPIN]
    WATCH: New Video from THE ROOTS with JOHN LEGEND
    The cinematic clip features a post-apocalyptic death march with a cryptic conclusion. [SPIN]

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