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Daily Round-Up For June 21, 2014

Jun 21, 14 Daily Round-Up For June 21, 2014

Hello you awesome readers you! Welcome to the Daily Round-Up, redOrbit’s best and brightest collection of all the latest, greatest, and most interesting music news of the day! It is officially the weekend! Hope you’re having a good one. Let’s dive right in to the headlines.

Atmosphere stopped by Conan this week to perform a stripped-down version of their song Kanye West. You can find the full video of the performance back at Stereogum.

Billy Corgan of The Smashing Pumpkins is making progress on what he is calling his “spiritual memoir.” This week he announced that he is predicting that the “opus” will reach the half million-dollar mark. Be sure to check out the entire story for yourself back at Stereogum.

Superstar producer Skrillex has made plans to stream his upcoming jam-packed shows at Colorado’s Red Rocks Amphitheater via the Internet. Be sure to check out all of the details for yourself back at Dancing Astronaut.

The Shins wrote an all-new original song for the soundtrack for Zach Braff’s upcoming new film Wish I Was Here. We had previously heard snippets of the song, entitled So Now What, but the song has been officially released in full. Check it out for yourself back at Stereogum.

Sam Smith has been all over the place promoting his new record In The Lonely Hour. This week he stopped by Sirius XM to be interviewed and to perform, among other things, a cover of Whitney Houston’s song How Will I Know. You can check it out for yourself back at Stereogum.

This week the indie and folk group The Tattletale Saints performed a live set at the Culture Center Theater in Charleston, South Carolina. Luckily for us, the set was recorded and posted by NPR Music as a part of their Mountain Stage series. You can hear their full set back at NPR Music.

Against Me! have announced that they are extending their tour of North America. To punctuate the announcement, they have also released the music video for their song Drinking With The Jocks. Check out the full list of dates as well as the new music video back at Consequence of Sound.

The band Lemonade have announced a new record, entitled Minus Tide. On top of the album announcement, they also shared a new track. You can hear that tune, called Stepping, along with the full story back at Consequence of Sound.

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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