In The News: Dirty Projectors, My Morning Jacket, Arcade Fire, Broken Social Scene, Jónsi, Liars, The Magnetic Fields, Gogol Bordello And Free MP3s

arcadefireDirty Projectors will perform their 2005 album The Getty Address in its entirety for two shows: one in New York on February 19, another in Los Angeles on February 27. They will be accompanied by Alarm Will Sound Orchestra, conducted by Alan Piersen with an arrangement by Matt Marks … My Morning Jacket will tour the Southeast with the Preservation Hall Jazz Band for several dates this spring, including a performance at the New Orleans Jazzfest … Joining the ranks of bands doing good for Haiti is Arcade Fire (pictured), which has teamed up with Partners In Health, the NFL, Merge Records and Bank Robber Music for a charity Super Bowl licensing of “Wake Up,” from 2004’s Funeral. All proceeds from the song’s airing will go to Partners In Health’s Stand With Haiti relief efforts … After a five-year hiatus, Broken Social Scene is finally back with a new, as-yet-untitled album, which will be out on May 4 … Sigur Rós frontman Jon Thor Birgisson (a.k.a. Jónsi) has gone solo and will release his debut album, Go (XL Recordings), April 6, then embark on a North American tour, which promises to feature a dazzling stage show created with the help of 59 productions … Xiu Xiu and Deerhoof have joined forces to perform Joy Division’s debut album, Unknown Pleasures, on April 29 at Donaufestival, which will take place April 28-May 8 in Krems, Austria … Sisterworld is the new album from Liars, and it will be released on March 9 as a two-CD version, the second disc featuring reinterpretations of each track by guest artists including Thom Yorke, Devendra Banhart, Melvins, Alan Vega, Tunde Abedimpe, Atlas Sound and Carter Tutti. Liars will also be supporting Sisterworld on a North American tour with Fol Chen this spring. Download “Scissor”The Magnetic Fields are releasing a boxed set of their 1999 concept album 69 Love Songs on limited-edition 10-inch vinyl (plus MP3 download coupon) on April 20. Download “The Book Of Love” … Gogol Bordello will release fifth studio album Transcontinental Hustle this spring and will celebrate with The Casa Gogol Tour. The tour will take the gypsy-punk band all over Australia, North America and Europe, featuring appearances by DeVotchKa, Matt & Kim, Tres Leches After Party Sound Crew and others … Ceremony: A New Order Tribute is out on March 9 as a two-disc deluxe package, featuring 32 New Order covers by various artists including New Order/Joy Division bassist Peter Hook, Detachments, Rabbit In The Moon, John Ralston, Sunbears!, the Cloud Room and others. The album will benefit a children’s charity in memory of Factory Records founder Tony Wilson … 2010 marks the 30th anniversary of Bad Religion. The punk rockers will celebrate all year long with performances at the House Of Blues in L.A., Anaheim, San Diego and Las Vegas. The band plans to release its 15th studio album of new material this fall … TargetCancer (a non-profit organization devoted to helping fund research into rare and lesser-known cancers) has launched a download series called “The Right Track: Tunes To TargetCancer,” which features exclusive downloads of new and little-known music from Weezer, Ween, the Donnas, Dean & Britta, Drug Rug, Cowboy Junkies and others. “The Right Track” will sponsor a series of concert and events, with proceeds going to research funding … On March 2, Peter Gabriel will release Scratch My Back, which features reinterpretations of songs by Radiohead, David Bowie, Neil Young, Arcade Fire, Lou Reed, Talking Heads, Bon Iver and many more … February 26 would have been the late Johnny Cash’s 78th birthday, so to celebrate, his final studio album, American VI: Ain’t No Grave, will be released. Fans are also being asked to wear black that day and post pictures of themselves in their mourning garb online; in doing so, they will be eligible to win a copy of the new album and Cash’s five-CD boxed set, UnearthedThe Cribs and the Thermals are teaming up for a limited-edition split seven-inch for Record Store Day, which is April 17 … Longtime PJ Harvey collaborator John Parish will be featured on the soundtrack for She, A Chinese, which will be released digitally worldwide on March 16 … Sweden’s the Soundtrack Of Our Lives have just issued a digital EP featuring three new tracks and announced a U.S. tour with Nico Vega this month. Double-CD Communion is out now … Fall Hard is a digital EP featuring three new songs from Shout Out Louds, and it’s available via the Merge Records store. Fans can pre-order upcoming full-length Work and see the band on its U.S. tour in May. Download “Walls”

—Emily Costantino