BY Laurie in Music Stuff on Apr 29, 2013 |
We love Iggy Pop, and the video promos that he's been making for the brand new Stooges album, Ready to Die, are really cute.
In this one, the adorable 66 year old visits 3 psychics and they all predict his success, with one who gets specific and tells him he will live to be 93. Sounds about right, considering he's young at heart, and keeps in shape by bouncing around on stage, practicing Qi Gong and swimming. Iggy is a kind and sweet guy, and ... Read More
BY Laurie in Style File on Mar 18, 2013 |
I am blessed cursed with an extra sensitive nose. The good news is that if you are hanging out with me, I’ll smell that gas leak or that smoke before anyone else detects it, the bad news is that I can literally smell EVERYTHING in the room. And while I love the idea of fragrances and scented products, the truth is after about 5 minutes the Chanel’s, Fracas’ and Creed’s of the world all start to smell cloying and cheap and gross - to me ... Read More
BY Laurie in Music Stuff on Mar 15, 2013 |
This past weekend I was lucky enough to cover the BUKU Music + Art Project at New Orleans' own Mardi Gras World. Located between an overgrown railroad line and an abandoned power plant right on the Mississippi river, this young festival (only it's second year) was a huge success. The majority of BUKU had an electronic dance music theme, with nearly 12,000 fans in attendance to see headliners such as Major Lazer, Flux Pavilion, Calvin Harris, Nero, Dillion Francis, ... Read More
BY Laurie in Music Stuff on Jan 11, 2013 |
Check out the new animated collage video from NYC veterans the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, it includes creepy smoking children, fights, and psychedelic zombies. The video was directed by Lucy Dyson and is an excellent reminder that these guys still got it!
Click here for a review of the new album Meat and Bone, out on Mom and Pop Records.
The boys will be on David Letterman tonight, so tune in and get ... Read More
BY Laurie in Music Stuff on Jan 02, 2013 |
Musical legend and founder of The Velvet Underground, John Cale is bringing his highly anticipated concert Life Along the Borderline: A Tribute to Nico to BAM this season, and it promises to be pretty special.
As part of the Next Wave Festival, Cale is performing the one night only concert of Nico songs on January 16th, featuring Kim Gordon, Joan as Police Woman, Mark Lanegan, Magnetic Fields, Meshell Ndegeocello, Peaches, and Sharon Van Etten, among others. Cale ... Read More