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Here’s your post-Labor Day recap…

on September 06, 2011, 12:01am

labor day recap 1 Heres your post Labor Day recap...

The world of music blogging is a 24/7 job, even on a holiday weekend. Don’t believe us? Just check out what went down in the last 72 hours. Pearl Jam held the greatest birthday party ever, Madonna announced a new album, Wilco released more tour dates, and the Langerado Music Festival scrapped its 2011 plans. And that’s just scratching the surface; your complete post-Labor Day recap is posted below.


Wilco announced a new batch of U.S. tour dates.

Madonna plans to release a new album in Spring 2002.

— Check out the new single from Justice: “Audio, Video, Disco”.

— Watch Feist perform five new songs from her new album Metals.

Langerado Music Festival’s planned comeback has been canceled.

— Iconic post-punk outfit New Order is reuniting sans bassist Peter Hook.

— Hear another new song from Noel Gallagher’s solo album: “AKA… What A Life!”.

Stream new albums from St. Vincent, Neon Indian, Laura Marling, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, and A.A. Bondy. Just click the respective link.

Tokyo Police Club completed their ‘Ten Days, Ten Covers, Ten Years’ project. Hear them cover LCD Soundsystem, M83, Queens of the Stone Age, and more.


— Michael Roffman and Jeremy D. Larson were in attendance for Pearl Jam’s 20th anniversary music festival. Read their recap here, and watch video highlights from day one and day two. Spoiler: Temple of the Dog reunited twice, Julian Casablancas joined Queens of the Stone Age for “Sick Sick Sick”, and Josh Homme returned the favor for “New York City Cops”.

— Continuing with the Peal Jam theme, Len Comaratta dusted off Pearl Jam’s debut LP, Ten.

— Our staff did the impossible and narrowed down a list of Lil Wayne’s 25 most WTF lyrics.

— Here are your top 10 videos of the week. And here are your top 10 mp3s of the week. You’re welcome.

— Austin Trunick reviewed Wild Flag’s CoS Top Star-earning self-titled debut, while Dan Caffrey critiqued The Rapture’s latest, In the Grace of Your Love.

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