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Tuesday’s Music Roundup

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

[Updated: 5:56 P.M.]

NEWS:

    LADY GAGA Debuts New Song Live
    Pop star previews her upcoming album by playing the piano ballad “Living on the Radio” in St. Paul, Minnesota on Monday. [MTV]
    DIRTY PROJECTORS to Release Expanded Version of ‘Bitte Orca’
    Experimental Brooklyn band’s breakout release will be re-issued September 28 as a double-disc set featuring rare material. [Pitchfork]
    LINKIN PARK to Perform at MTV VMAs
    Alt-metal band will play their No. 1 single, “The Catalyst,” live for the first time at the Sept. 12 ceremony. [MTV]
    EL-P, Comic Book Artist Millard Talk Album Cover
    EXCLUSIVE: Travis Millard explains how he created the wild artwork for the MC’s new mixtape. [SPIN]
    LIL WAYNE Collaborating with TECH N9NE from Prison
    “His people have been contacting us already, so I’m anxious to see what he sends me,” says the Kansas City, MO, rapper. [Vibe]
    DRAKE to Release New Album This Year?
    “[It’s] real possible!” says Young Money’s Mack Maine. “Why not? Give them what they want… expect the unexpected.” [MTV]
    BLINK-182 to Record New Album After Current Tour
    “We’re all in a better place now, we really enjoy being in Blink-182, it’s not a job or a commitment,” says Mark Hoppus. [NME]
    CMJ Lineup: SURFER BLOOD, GREG DULLI, GHOSTFACE KILLAH
    Dean & Britta, the Blow, School of Seven Bells, and hundreds of others will also rock New York City October 19-23. [SPIN]
    Why They’re Called… GRINDERMAN
    FInd out why the Nick Cave-led band isn’t named Vortex and the Teenage Jerks. [SPIN]
    BARONESS Cover DESCENDENTS on New Album
    Georgia metal band play the legendary punk band’s tune “Bikeage” on their upcoming 7-inch. [Punk News]
    BUILT TO SPILL Extend Fall Tour
    Idaho indie vets will deliver their noodling guitar solos across America through November. [Market Wire]

MP3s & VIDEOS:

    LISTEN: BRANDON FLOWERS Full Album Preview
    EXCLUSIVE: Hear clips from all 10 songs on the Killers frontman’s upcoming solo effort, Flamingo, out Sept. 14. [SPIN]
    WATCH: GREEN DAY Debut New Song Live
    Bay Area punks play “Cigarettes and Valentines” in Denver, record marathon set for live album. [SPIN]
    WATCH: EDDIE VEDDER & JOHNNY DEPP Join PATTI SMITH
    Natalie Maines and Ben Harper also perform at the benefit for the West Memphis 3. [SPIN]
    WATCH: THE WALKMEN Cover R.E.M.
    New York indie band perform the legendary Athens, GA, band’s “Driver 8″ for the AV Club’s Undercover series. [AV Club]
    LISTEN: New Song from MATT & KIM
    The Brooklyn duo unveil “Camera,” off their November 2 release Sidewalks. [Facebook]
    WATCH: ROBYN Covers BJORK
    Dance diva honors Icelandic legend at Sweden’s Polar Music Prize ceremony by performing her 1996 single “Hyperballad” with full orchestra. [YouTube]
    LISTEN: THE THERMALS Stream New Album
    Hear the Portland, OR, punk group’s upcoming release, Personal Life. [NPR]
    WATCH: ARCADE FIRE: Interactive Video for ‘The Suburbs’
    The web-based, multimedia clip uses Google Maps of your childhood address. [SPIN]
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