BY Eileen Milman in Music Stuff on Jun 14, 2011 |
Our lovely Emily Rems, joined by Entertainment Weekly editor-in-large Ken Tucker and Queen biographer Mark Blake debate whether Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody" is ingenious… or just indulgent on NPR's Soundcheck Smackdown.
I personally think this song is inspirational, beautiful, the perfect song to wail along with while vaguely intoxicated on public transportation, (when you don't care that people are staring atchoo.) If it's good enough for Garth ... Read More
BY Nikki in General on Jun 13, 2011 |
BUST Magazine is giving away a limited edition Best Coast t-shirt! Insound and Delicious Design League teamed up to create a series of high-quality t-shirts for six of their favorite bands. These t-shirts feature original designs by Delicious Design and are only available for sale on Insound.com.Best Coast is the first band to be featured in this collection -- the remaining five designs will be revealed in the coming weeks on Insound.com.This giveaway is now ... Read More
BY Callie in Music Stuff on Jun 03, 2011 |
We are lovin' her video for "Gucci Gucci"
Check out her Tumbler too for ill gifs!
"I got the swag and it's pumping out my ovaries."
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Erika M. Anderson, formerly of the drone-y indie band Gowns, has always sounded like she has some kind of demon inside her that she absolutely needs to exorcise. On Past Life Martyred Saints (Souterrain Transmissions), her debut album as EMA, Anderson sounds close to the brink on nearly every song, like PJ Harvey’s goth cousin or an early Courtney Love. Opening track “The Grey Ship” begins with Anderson singing over quiet acoustic guitar and soft ... Read More
BY Eileen Milman in Music Stuff on May 17, 2011 |
The genre-bending, ground-breaking 1990's duo of Miho Hatori and Yuka C. Honda are announcing the reunion of their band Cibo Matto. We've always loved them and their food themed lyrics (Do you know your chicken??), as well as their wacky banana music videos, and beautiful harmonies. They are starting their "YEAH BASICALLY CIBO MATTO" tour this summer, and will be playing on the West and East Coasts. Cibo Matto will even be hitting up some places in the ... Read More
BY Eileen Milman in Music Stuff on May 12, 2011 |
Come join Big Freedia in shaking your BUST bootays to some loud Bounce music! It should be a wild night, with lots of bass and boozy, sweaty dancing goodness.Big Freedia is going to performing tomorrow on Driggs Ave, Brooklyn. The party is being thrown in a century old Polish dance hall. She will be joined by DJ Rusty Lazer, DJ Barney, and the sultry/fierce vocals of LaurenSara. If you're shy about your booty popping abilities, be sure to check out New York School ... Read More
BY Jen Hazen in Music Stuff on Apr 15, 2011 |
Sometimes I really hate feeling so much. As a recently divorced lady, I don't want to feel a goddamn thing right now. No, thanks. I'd rather work. That's it.
So when I took my seat at Radio City Music Hall to see Explosions in the Sky on April 6, I had no idea that for the next hour and 15 minutes the past several years with my ex-huz would flash in my mind like a dusty old film projector spinning reels of the good, the bad, the end. Yes, Explosions' ... Read More
Hey ladies, she’s back! For all of you that were fans of the first volume of Rasheeda’s “Boss Bitch Music” and its sick collaborations, you will be stoked to know that the third edition of the series is back and ready for you to download. This time, the mix features twenty-two tracks with cameos by the likes of Alja Jackson, Selasi and Toya Carter and several others. Grab these tracks from the mix’s official website, set your play list ... Read More
BY Janelle in Music Stuff on Mar 16, 2011 |
Nate Dogg died yesterday at 41; the cause of death has yet to be announced, although the rapper/singer suffered from strokes in 2007 and 2008. A Long Beach, California native, Nate Dogg is best known for his collabs with Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre, Tupac, Warren G, and Eminem and will forever be a voice of G-funk. In 1991, he formed the rap group 213 with both Snoop and Warren G and later Nate Dogg made his debut in Dr. Dre’s The Chronic.
His voice is ... Read More
BY Janelle in Music Stuff on Mar 02, 2011 |
I remember the first time I heard Ellie Goulding. That statement sounds like the makings of an “I remember the first time I heard the Beatles” story (well, they are all British). But seriously, I remember the first time I heard Ellie Goulding. It was in 2009 at Cafeteria NYC (you know, the restaurant on “Sex & the City” where Stanford finds out his boyfriend doubles as a male escort named “Paul”). Anyway, Ellie’s cover ... Read More