February 2, 2013

Daily Round-Up For February 2, 2013

Hey there! Welcome to the Daily Round-Up, redOrbit’s collection of the most important news of the day from the world of music. Let’s get right to it.

There’s a new video out from Soundgarden. Perhaps more interesting is that musician-turned-filmmaker Dave Grohl was credited with directing it. Story at Stereogum.

The recently reunited Ben Folds Five performed a track from their new record on Conan last night! Video at Consequence of Sound.

Justin Timberlake, Maroon 5 and Frank Ocean have been confirmed to be performing at the Grammys. Story at the Examiner.

The Pitchfork Music Festival has released its list of headliners. And amidst the names of indie and alternative acts that you would expect, is R. Kelly. Yep, R. Kelly is playing the 2013 Pitchfork Music Festival. Awesome. Check out the full story over at Consequence of Sound, and check back in the coming days for news when the full  lineup is released.

Teagan and Sara played Jimmy Kimmel. Check out the full video of their performance here at Stereogum

The 2013 SXSW added quite a few more names to their lineup. I’m most excited about Metz and Action Bronson. Those shows will be sure to bring the house down. If you are in the area or have any way of possibly getting to this show, I recommend you do. I’ve never heard of someone regretting their SXSW experience. Read the full story at Consequence of Sound.

In news that probably excites me more than it excites you, Best Coast have confirmed that they will begin work on a new EP. You can read the story, as well as watch the accompanying video, by following the link to The Line of Best Fit.

The Red Hot Chili Peppers released a new single! Listen to “In Love Dying” by following the link to Consequence of Sound. Odds are, you won’t be disappointed.

The Line of Best Fit is reporting on a disturbing trend – singer-songwriters are dying off. Read more into what this actually means and the various implications by following the link back to Best Fit.

In case you care, Beyonce has admitted to lip-syncing the National Anthem at the Inauguration ceremony. Cut her some slack! Have you ever tried to sing in freezing cold weather? Read the whole story, including Beyonce’s statement, at The Line of Best Fit.

Rapper Asher Roth has released a new freestyle. Listen to “Pete’s Jazz” at 2dopeboyz.

Action Bronson released a new track! Listen to “Strictly 4 The Jeeps,” again at 2dopeboyz

The M Machine released a fierce new song. Listen to our Track of the Day, “The Palace,” over at the Dancing Astronaut.

And that is all the news we have for today folks! Hope you have a great day!  Have questions, comments, suggestions, or love? As always, you can contact me through my email or through my Twitter. And check out my other articles here. If you like I can include your message in a future edition of the Round-Up!

Stay safe you guys! I love you all.

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