Tuesday’s Music Roundup

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[Updated: 6:33 P.M.]

NEWS:

    Virgin Fest Lineup: M.I.A., PAVEMENT, T.I. & More
    Ludacris, Joan Jett, Jimmy Eat World, and Die Antwoord also join the eclectic bill for September 25 event in Maryland. [SPIN]
    BRANDON FLOWERS Announces First Solo Shows
    Killers frontman will hit the road this August in support of his solo debut Flamingo. [SPIN]
    FUGAZI to Release Hundreds of Live Concert Audio Online
    Washington, DC, post-hardcore band opens up their archives to fans. [Guardian]
    BIG STAR Bassist ANDY HUMMEL Dies at 59
    The influential power pop-band loses its second member this year, after frontman Alex Chilton’s passing in March. [SPIN]
    BLOC PARTY‘s KELE Announces Rescheduled U.S. Tour Dates
    Brit rocker scraps summer trek in favor of month-long run in September.[NME]
    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]
    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]

MP3s & VIDEOS:

    LISTEN: New ROBYN Single
    “Hang With Me,” off the Swede’s Sept. 6 release Body Talk Pt. 2, is an electro dance version of her older acoustic tune. [YouTube]
    LISTEN: New MAJOR LAZER EP
    Hear the five-track Lazers Never Die, from the mega-producer collabo between Diplo and Switch. [MySpace]
    WATCH: Live PEARL JAM Video
    Seattle rockers’ “Unthought Known” clip was recorded with a laptop camera. [Stereogum]
    WATCH: New MAYER HAWTHORNE Video
    The L.A. soul singer takes a swim with a few retro bathing beauties in his latest clip. [SPIN]
    WATCH: ROBYN Performs on ‘Letterman’
    Swedish pop songstress sings her club hit”Dancing On My Own,” off her new album Body Talk Pt. 1. [YouTube]
    LISTEN: JEFF TWEEDY Plays New STAPLES Song
    Hear the Wilco frontman’s version of a track he wrote for Mavis Staples’ upcoming album. [SPIN]
    LISTEN: GRANDADDY, EARLIMART Side-Project Performs on KEXP
    Admiral Radley play tracks from their debut album I Heart California. [KEXP]
    WATCH: KLAXONS Debut New Video
    The British electro quartet rock out in the Egyptian desert for their sci-fi “Echoes” clip. [SPIN]

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