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Daily Round-Up For April 4, 2014

Apr 04, 14 Daily Round-Up For April 4, 2014

Hello pretty people! Welcome to the Daily Round-Up, redOrbit’s one stop shop for all of the latest, greatest, and coolest music news of the day. Let’s dive right in to the headlines.

Seattle fans at a Kings of Leon concert might have experienced bizarre turn of events: they might have been exposed to measles. This is not the first time the band has had issues with fan safety at their shows but this might be the most bizarre case yet. Check out the full story back at Consequence of Sound.

Ryan Hemsworth dropped a crazy new mix of tunes this week, complete with insane description and ambiguous name. Check out his COOL MIX for yourself back at Pretty Much Amazing.

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah have released a new tune, and it features a collaboration with The National’s Matt Beringer. You can listen to the whole thing back at We All Want Someone To Shout For.

Bassnectar has finally given his fans a long-awaited update on the status of his music. In a statement this week he announced that he has completed work on 26 new songs and also has a brand new full album on the way. If you’re a fan, you can breath a sigh of relief. New material is on the way! Check out the full story back at Dancing Astronaut.

In an effort to constantly outdo his own brand of indie-approved creativity, Jack White has announced plans to record a new song, press it to vinyl, and release it, all in the same day. The song will be Lazaretto, a cut from his upcoming album of the same name, and it will be released on Record Store Day, April 19th. Check out the full story back at The Line of Best Fit.

How To Dress Well has announced a new album, entitled What Is This Heart? In promotion for the new record, he released a new song from the LP, Repeat Pleasure, and made it available to stream on the internet. Check out the song and the full story back at Consequence of Sound.

And finally, entertainment legend and talk show icon David Letterman announced today that he would be retiring from his duties hosting Late Show with David Letterman sometime in 2015. This news has set the worlds of mainstream entertainment as well as the music world abuzz. You can find the full story at The New York Times.

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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