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Friday’s Music Roundup

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[Updated: 6:22 P.M.]

NEWS:

    Rock Out with PAVEMENT on ‘Late Night with Jimmy Fallon’
    The indie vets will recruit a fan to play guitar onstage when they perform live on September 23. Apply now! [Matador Records]
    JENNY & JOHNNY Take Their Show to San Fran
    The admired indie songwriters and real-life couple perform tunes from their just released debut record. [SPIN]
    JACK WHITE Writes Theme Song for ‘Elvira’ Remake
    “It’s kinda spooky and cool – you guys are gonna dig it, man,” says Cassandra Peterson, star of Elvira’s Movie Macabre. [Fangoria]
    KINGS OF LEON Talk New Single, Video
    The Southern rockers discuss “Radioactive,” the first song from Come Around Sundown. [SPIN]
    EMINEM and JAY-Z Headline Detroit Stadium Show
    Em’s hometown is the scene of the hip-hop duo’s triumphant mini-tour kickoff. [SPIN]
    SNOOP DOGG to Release Sequel to Classic Debut Album ‘Doggystyle’
    Doggystyle II: The Doggymentury features 18 songs, including tracks by Swizz Beatz. [NME]
    BRUNO MARS Announces Debut Album
    Doo – Wops And Hooligans will drop in early 2011. [Gigwise]
    MTV VJ ALEXA CHUNG Collaborates with WE ARE SCIENTISTS
    The TV host draws the artwork (a sea mammal) for the band’s new single, “I Don’t Bite.” [Gigwise]
    VAMPIRE WEEKEND’s EZRA KOENIG Covers PAUL SIMON for Film Soundtrack
    Rock legend Van Dyke Parks, Fruit Bats’ Eric Johnson join on 1972 track “Papa Hobo” for Uma Thurman comedy Ceremony. [Pitchfork]
    T.I., Wife Arrested in Hollywood on Drug Charge
    Sources say controlled substance found in currently-on-probation rapper’s car might be ecstasy. [SPIN]
    ‘JACKASS’ Stars to Appear in New WEEZER Video
    Johnny Knoxville, Ryan Dunn, Chris Pontius, Wee-Man, and Steve-O skateboard and more in the band’s “Memories” clip. [MTV]
    PETE WENTZ’s New Band BLACK CARDS Announces First Concerts
    The electro-pop outfit will head to the UK for three gigs in late October. [Kerrang]
    JOSH HOMME “Considered Breaking Up” QOTSA After NICK OLIVERI’s Departure
    “I’m playing for respect and I think Nick got a little confused about the real expectation was. It wasn’t about partying,” he says. [Zane Lowe]
    COLDPLAY’s CHRIS MARTIN Plays New Song
    The frontman unveils “Wedding Bells” at Apple’s iTunes event in San Francisco. [NME]

MP3s & VIDEOS:

    WATCH: New Video from DEERHUNTER
    Click the newspaper graphic to watch the Atlanta band’s gorgeous, artfully blurry clip for Halcyon Digest’s “Helicopter.” [Halcyon Digest]
    DOWNLOAD: RADIOHEAD Concert Film
    Shot by fans on 50 Flip video cameras at a 2009 gig in Prague, film gets support from Thom Yorke & co. [SPIN]
    WATCH: New Video from LAND OF TALK
    Canadian indie outfit’s beautiful black and white clip for “Quarry Hymns” shows a single dancer moving in slow motion. [YouTube]
    WATCH: New B.O.B. Clip Featuring RIVERS CUOMO
    Weezer frontman joins rapper for a bumpin’ house party in just-released video. [SPIN]
    LISTEN: LINKIN PARK Premiere New Single
    Check out “Wretches and Kings,” a screeching nu-metal jam that samples a famous speech by political activist Mario Savio. [Noise Creep]
    WATCH: New Video from BIG BOI
    OutKast rapper and Alabama up-and-comer Yelawolf spit rhymes between DJs and break dancers in “You Ain’t No DJ” clip. [Pitchfork]
    DOWNLOAD: FREE ALBUM: New EP from CROCODILES
    On the eve of their new album release, San Diego punks offer new four-song set. [SPIN]
    WATCH: New Video from CEE-LO
    The Gnarls Barkley crooner channels Happy Days in clip for “Fuck You.” [Pitchfork]
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