BY amanda in Music Stuff on Jul 14, 2014 |
There are tons and tons of ultra talented divas that have helped to revolutionize the music industry, from Aretha Franklin to Madonna, to Billie Holliday, to Queen Bey, but very few of these stellar vocalists are actually responsible for writing their own music or lyrics. Of course, out of hundreds of songs, a few can be attributed to the actual singer, such as Aretha Franklin’s “Think” (about whatcha tryna do to me), but like so many other great ... Read More
BY Brittany Allen in Music Stuff on Mar 27, 2014 |
Some excellent Secondhand News for your Thursday doldrums (teehee): Christine McVie is re-joining Fleetwood Mac. Then, Fleetwood Mac is going back into the studio– the same studio, in fact, where they recorded Tusk in 1979. Then, they're going on an American tour. U.S. dates begin this September. This is not a drill, ladies.
Keyboardist/singer McVie (who we can thank for various top ten hits, like Don't Stop) is the ... Read More
BY Brittany Allen in Music Stuff on Feb 07, 2014 |
Though these days, it's almost difficult to imagine a world B.B. (Before Beyonce...), in honor of a news day so indebted to women who rock, yours truly has trawled the internet for lasting evidence of the power in a live performance. As MTV becomes a fond footnote in music history, as drum machines and auto-tune close in on the once-holy territory of the epic ballad, as Lady Gaga dons meat and Miley rides demolition equipment (I am clearly behind the times...) ... Read More
BY BUST Magazine in Feminizzle on Feb 04, 2014 |
At 17, Tavi Gevinson already has a long list of titles: writer (she’s been blogging since she was 11), editor (she runs Rookie, the best Web site for teen girls ever), speaker (her TED talk has more than half a million YouTube views), actor (she recently made her feature-film debut in Nicole Holofcener’s Enough Said), and, oh yeah, high school student (she’s finishing up her senior year). She’s also a book editor—Rookie Yearbook Two is the second ... Read More
BY Nina K. Guzman in Boob Tube on Jan 08, 2014 |
After a long break, American Horror Story: Coven finally returns with a bang with none other than the musical legend Stevie Nicks as a guest star in tonight's episode. Allusions to the original White Witch have permeated the series, most notably in the character of Misty Day (Lily Rabe), who spends her days living in the Louisiana swamps listening to Fleetwood Mac and donning a wardrobe that seems to be stolen right out of Nicks's closet. Whether Misty is bringing ... Read More
BY Kat Hamilton in Music Stuff on Nov 19, 2013 |
If you were like me and you danced around your bedroom in a silk robe listening to “Gypsy” at age 14, this should be good news for you: the Stevie Nicks documentary “In Your Dreams” is coming out on DVD December 3rd.
From what I gather from the preview, the documentary follows her current journey back into music and touches upon her famous past. Mick Fleetwood, Lindsey Buckingham and Dave Stewart also make cameos in the film. The ... Read More
BY Kat Hamilton in Boob Tube on Nov 12, 2013 |
The third season of American Horror Story is in full swing, bursting with witchy awesomeness. All of you “Coven” fans out there are going to be psyched to know that Stevie Nicks is scheduled to make an appearance on the show. I repeat: the goddess herself will be making an appearance on American Horror Story, officially improving television forever. Ryan Murphy tweeted the news this morning and I practically squealed in excitement.
One of the central ... Read More
The Queen of Rock & Roll herself – Stevie Nicks – praised Queen Bey this past Sunday saying, “Beyoncé’s great. She’s got her alter ego [Sasha Fierce], but Beyoncé the girl, the woman, is very sweet and nice and polite. She’s a good role model. She’s not skanky. I’m glad we have her.”
Nicks originally met Beyoncé in 2001 during the recording of the pop anthem and (more ... Read More
BY Katrina Pallop in Music Stuff on Dec 04, 2012 |
This past summer, Fleetwood Mac warmed our collective heart cockles when they announced that they’d be reuniting for a smattering of shows in 2013. The promise of a few shows was enough to set Fleetwood Mac fans a-tweaking, but the reality has turned out to be even sweeter. The band will tour a full 34 cities this go-around, beginning April 4th in Columbus, Ohio.
It’s only been three years since the band last hit the road, but ... Read More
BY Ivanna Avalos in Music Stuff on Jul 16, 2012 |
Yup you read that right--Fleetwood Mac is getting back together. The ethereal gypsy that is Stevie Nicks spoke with “CBS This Morning” on Wednesday about the group reuniting for a handful of shows in 2013.
“Next year, so far..it’s the plan.”
The number of plays “Rumours” has in my iPod is up in the triple digits and I am crazy excited--like tween crying at boy band concert excited--for the chance to see Fleetwood ... Read More