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Monday News Roundup

Soul singer Mavis Staples recently appeared at this year’s Pickathon, but her star power continues to impress, this time bringing a guest onstage in Arcade Fire‘s Win Butler, for San Francisco’s Outside Lands Festival. Butler joined Staples’ band on guitar and backing vocals for a rendition of “The Weight.” Watch video from the concert below:

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Sonic Roundup 6/15

LCD Soundsystem recently picked up a Webby Award for “Artist of the Year,” presumably for the thrilling live stream of their three-hour farewell gig at Madison Square Garden. Watch (and chuckle at) James Murphy’s five-word acceptance speech below.

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Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks Announce New Album

Stephen Malkmus hasn’t released new material with his band The Jicks since 2008’s Real Emotional Trash, but he’s had his hands full with the Pavement reunion tour. With drummer Janet Weiss joining grrrl-rock outfit Wild Flag (with former Sleater-Kinney bandmate Carrie Brownstein), some worried that the Jicks had sung their swan song. As it turnsRead more…

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