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Daily Round-Up For April 1, 2014

Apr 01, 14 Daily Round-Up For April 1, 2014

Hello awesome readers! Happy April Fools! Welcome to the Daily Round-Up, redOrbit’s best assortment of all the latest and greatest music news of the day. Let’s dive right in to the headlines.

New music has dropped from Alicia Keys and Kendrick Lamar. They have collaborated on a new song for the soundtrack for The Amazing Spiderman 2. Check it out for yourself back at The Music Ninja.

Kanye West has cancelled a set of tour dates for his current trek across Australia, apparently to give himself more time to finish his next album. That album has been reported as Kanye’s version of Born In The USA, and might feature a collaboration with James Blake. You can find all that information with the full story back at Consequence of Sound.

St. Vincent made yet another appearance on Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein’s IFC show Portlandia. You can check out the full video from her appearance back at Consequence of Sound.

Apparently the new record from former Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist John Frusciante will be available to stream – from outer space. You can check out all the super crazy details of the story back at The Verge.

Tyler, The Creator has announced that an anticipated EarlWolf album, a collaboration between Tyler and Earl Sweatshirt, is not happening. You can read more about this sad story back at Consequence of Sound.

Alternative band Liars released a new music video for their song Mess on a Mission. You can check it out back at Consequence of Sound.

The Antlers have announced a new record, entitled Familiars. With the announcement, they have made a new track, Palace, available to stream back at Consequence of Sound.

Chvrches has announced a new set of tour dates for summer of 2014. The dates include shows all over the United States, as well as stops at quite a few music festivals. Check out the full list of dates back at Consequence of Sound.

The War On Drugs collaborated with My Morning Jacket’s Jim James to perform a cover of John Lennon’s Mind Games this week in Portland. You can check out the video for yourself back at The Line of Best Fit.

And finally, today is New Music Tuesday! New releases are expected this week from Band of Skulls, Chiodos, Cloud Nothings, Mac DeMarco, The Used, Thievery Corporation, and Timber Timbre. You can check out the whole list of releases back at Metacritic.

And that is all the news we have for today folks! Hope you have a great day! You can check out my other articles here. Have questions, comments, suggestions, or love? Or do you have an opinion on any of the music featured in today’s Round-Up? I’m dying to hear from you! As always, you can contact me through my email, or through Twitter @RobinCopple1. If you would like, I can include your message in a future edition of the Round-Up!

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