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Thursday, 14 July 2011 09:43

Thursday Morning Music News: Rilo Kiley breaks up, Portishead sets tour and Muse spaces out

Thursday Morning Music News: Rilo Kiley breaks up, Portishead sets tour and Muse spaces out facebook.com/pages/Marianne-Faithfull-Official-Page/19596188974 / Nicolas Guerin
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The legendary rock magazine, Creem, may be staging a comeback -- in print.

Rilo Kiley has broken up. We didn't know they were still together.

Spotify is launching today. Let's see if the hype has legs.

St. Vincent reveals new album details and gets a concert date in St. Louis, October 6 at the Old Rock House.

NPR is streaming the new album from St. Louis' own Pokey LaFarge and the South City Three.

Marianne Faithfull has her doubts about that Keith Richards biography.

Ticket Trust is an "Ethical Ticket Exchange" in the UK. This venture needs to cross the pond.

Score Lil Wayne's new expletive-tastic mixtape here. Carter IV is now set for August release.

Portishead readies first North American tour in 13 years.

RIP Rob Grill of the Grass Roots, Michael "Wurzel" Burton of Motorhead and Manuel Galbán of the Buena Vista Social Club.

The Kansas City Star chats with Frank Black about his solo career. Black Francis appears in St. Louis at the Old Rock House on July 19.

Turntable.fm may still be in private beta, but it's growing fast enough that its founder is denying million dollar rumors.

The bassist for Coheed and Cambria has an OxyContin problem. Dude held up a Walgreens before a gig opening for Soundgarden outside Boston.

Elbow wants you to, ahem, bend an elbow with its new beer.

It's looking more and more likely that Bob Seger will tour this fall.

The great Argentinian folk singer Facundo Cabral was gunned down on July 9 in Guatemala. Two murder suspects have been arraigned.

Listen to "Checkout Time," a song from Nick Lowe's 13th studio album, The Old Magic.

Did you know that Marlon Brando was a pretty good drummer and an inventor? Neither did we.

Billboard breaks down midyear music sales by genre. Non-shocker: Pop rules.

Eminiem has cracked the 1 million (paid) downloads for his seventh album, Recovery.

Jack White tries his hand at producing hip hop.

Muse really wants to record in space. Bon voyage!

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