BY Intern Laura in Boob Tube on Mar 29, 2010 |
One of Adult Swim's newest shows, Cheyenne Cinnamon (short for Cheyenne Cinnamon and the Fantabulous Unicorn of Sugar Town Candy Fudge), follows the title character (whose speaking voice, not singing voice, belongs to alt-country crooner Neko Case) as "she comes into Detroit and helps solve problems of racism and teen pregnancy with the power of love and teen pop songs." Created by Dave Willis (Aqua Teen Hunger Force), the program also features the voices of ... Read More
BY Intern Laura in General on Mar 25, 2010 |
Crafts for a Cause, a project benefitting Artists for Peace and Justice, is auctioning off custom made crafts and artwork by some of our favorite artists and musicians. Featuring pieces created by Le Tigre, Cat Power, Aziz Ansari, Feist, Jenny Lewis, M. Ward, Tegan & Sara, and Vampire Weekend just to name a few, all proceeds will be donated to Artists for Peace which covers all of their overhead expenses and donates 100% of what they raise to relief ... Read More
BY Intern Laura in Music Stuff on Mar 25, 2010 |
Check out Gossip's latest video for "Pop Goes the World," the third single from their sophmore album Music for Men. Directed by Philip Andelman who has dreamed up videos for the likes of Jay-Z, Silversun Pickuups, and Maxwell, the colorful electric light spectacular is a perfect complement to the song's electro-rock feel.
And don't forget to catch Gossip on their spring/summer tour!
04/17/10 INDIO, CA ... Read More
BY Intern Laura in Music Stuff on Mar 24, 2010 |
Greatness aside, it's about time someone pokes fun at Lady Gaga's wacky video aesthetic. Key of Awesome, who have a weekly musical spoof show on YouTube, call Gaga out on her habits of adorning her hair with everything but the kitchen sink and sometimes substituting her clothes for caution tape. The video also speculates how Gaga got Beyonce to agree to do all of the weird things she wants in the "Telephone" video. ... Read More
BY Intern Laura in Music Stuff on Mar 11, 2010 |
Hadestown, an extensive, collaborative "folk opera" written by Vermont based singer/songwriter Anaïs Mitchell, features some of the biggest names in folk today. With contributions from Ani DiFranco, Justin Vernon of Bon Iver, influential folk veteran Greg Brown, The Low Anthem's Ben Knox Miller, and the multi-talented Haden Sisters (who have contributed to countless projects from The Decemberists to The Rentals), Mitchell's opera re-envisions the familiar ... Read More