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Roundup November, 6 2009

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01. Grizzly Bear’s Chris Taylor Talks Jay-Z, Twilight Soundtrack, Solo Project

“When we saw him [Jay-Z]. We were waiting to go onstage, and Ed [Droste] spotted him first and was like, “Oh man, he actually showed up.” We had got word, like, “He’s supposed to be coming so make sure he can get in.” And we were like, “He’s not coming.” We were shocked. It came about through Solange Knowles, Beyoncé’s younger sister, who’s a total sweetheart and a friend of the band’s. I guess Beyoncé was into “Two Weeks”, and she must have brought Jay-Z along.” (Pitchfork)

02. Brand New Secondhand (pictured above)

“Fifteen minutes from downtown Seattle, architects Annie Han and Daniel Mihalyo transformed the neighborhood dump—a lot that had been vacant for 30 years—into their dream home.” (Dwell)

03. Yeah Yeah Yeahs set to play ‘Fever To Tell’ in full at ATP
“Announcing that the performance of the album will be “the first part of their show” at All Tommorow’s Parties, they also revealed that this will be the only event they do it at.” (NME)

04. Mos Def, Jay Electronica, Curren$y Record Group Album
“Critically acclaimed underground lyricist Curren$y told MTV News that he, Jay Electronica and Mos Def have combined forces to start recording an entire album together.” (MTV)

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