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Thursday’s Web Roundup: News & Songs


[Updated: 6:01 P.M.]


    WEEZER To Perform Classic Albums Live
    The band will revisit Blue Album, ‘Pinkerton,’ for November tour. [SPIN]
    DRAKE Will ‘Create a World’ on Tour
    “The lighting is phenomenal. I’ve got this one aspect where it goes from day to night,” says rapper. [MTV]
    New INTERPOL Album Debuts at No. 7 on Chart
    The New York band’s self-titled album delivers the highest charting in Matador Records’ history. [Twitter]
    ROBYN Launches Fall Tour
    The Swede brings her Body Talk to the U.S. in November. [SPIN]
    New Album from DUFFY Due in November
    Welsh soul sister collaborates with Albert Hammond Sr. on Endlessly. [SPIN]
    N.E.R.D. to Open GORILLAZ North American Tour
    Pharrell’s band will join Damon Albarn and Co. on their 18-city trek, set to kick off in October. [2dopeboyz]
    The rumored title, Danger Days: True Lives Of The Fabulous Killjoys, and a Nov. 22 release date both leak online. [NME]
    FIONA APPLE Reportedly Preps New Album
    The singer is cutting her first new disc in five years, according to several sources. [SPIN]
    LADY GAGA Scores Spot in ‘Guinness World Records’ Book
    Gaga beats Oasis’ record for the most weeks on the U.K. charts. [MTV]
    MATT & KIM Reveal New Album Cover & Tracklist
    The cover for Sidewalks (out Nov. 2) nods to the duo’s native Brooklyn. [Pitchfork]
    MY MORNING JACKET Talk Upcoming 5-Night NYC Stand
    Band will play each of their albums in their entirety this October. Guitarist Carl Broemel gives the low down. [SPIN]
    VIVIAN GIRLS Name New Album
    The all-girl trio are currently in the studio mixing Share the Joy. [Verbicide]
    Hey, This is Awesome: WAVVES-Branded Weed Grinders!
    The surf-punk band want you to get stoned, and will sell their weed grinders at their live shows. [Twitter]
    KANYE WEST Preps Noir ‘Runaway’ Video
    “It’s the story of a phoenix fallen to Earth,” says the rapper of the 40-minute film. [SPIN]
    FOUNTAINS OF WAYNE Prep for Tour, New Album
    New Jersey rockers announce 11-date tour and talk about album for next year. [SPIN]
    LINKIN PARK Play First Concert in Two Years
    Alt-metal band celebrate the release of their new album, A Thousand Suns, with a gig in New York City. [MTV]
    DEAD WEATHER Release “Triple Decker” Single
    Jack White releases unconventional vinyl record whose format he’s “trademarked.” [SPIN]


    WATCH: WEEZER Rocks ‘Leno’
    Rivers Cuomo and Co. play “Memories,” off their new release Hurley, on late night TV. [YouTube]
    WATCH: LIL WAYNE Drops New Video
    Jailbird rapper releases clip for “I’m Not A Human Being,” off his upcoming EP dropping on his birthday, September 27. [Lil Wayne]
    Hear the duet “Flétta” from two of music’s most eccentric voices! [SPIN]
    WATCH: BAND OF HORSES Play “Laredo” Acoustic
    See beautifully-shot footage of the bearded rockers performing at the Hollywood Forever Masonic Lodge. [YouTube]
    LISTEN: New Song from NEON INDIAN
    The Texas “glo-fi” band play “I Really Didn’t Need You Anyway” live on Sirius Radio. [Stereogum]
    Preview of the rapper’s appears in the September 26 episode of the animated comedy. [EW]