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Kristen as Joan Jett?

BY Laurie in Music Stuff |

According to Hollywood Reporter , Kristen Stewart of Twilight fame has been pegged to play rocker Joan Jett in the Runaways movie. She's already working on her bad reputation (heh-sorry) so we'll see how she does, it's not a bad choice actually. We were speculating back in June that it should be Ellen Page or Olivia Thirby.  What do you think? I personally love the Runaways, so am excited to see it, apparently Joan is a producer as ... Read More

Lovin' Shelby

BY Laurie in Music Stuff |

Shelby Lynne and her fantabulous band played at HIRO in NYC this past Friday night. They're finishing up a tour that started about a year ago for the press launch for Shelby's latest gem Just A Little Lovin'. This of course is Shelby's interpretation of selections from the late great Dusty Springfield's songbook. That show was all about the Dusty material. This time around Shelby framed some of her originals around Dusty's stuff and played an eclectic mix of these ... Read More

The Return of BOSS HOG!

BY Laurie in Music Stuff |

Boss Hog, the punk rock spawn of Cristina Martinez and Jon Spencer will return for their first show in 8 years following a mini tour in Europe and performances at All Tomorrow's Parties.  Joining Boss Hog at the Bowery Ballroom on Dec. 17th is a full compliment of rhythm and grind, featuring the country punk moxie of Tennessee's Those Darlins , the titillating parade of burlesque goddesses Harvest Moon and Dirty Martini , and special guest DJ Nick Zinner ... Read More
I still don't know what hit me, even two days after experiencing all that is a Quintron and Miss Pussycat show. The New Orleans-based art rockers (which essentially consists of a one-man band and a Maraca-playing backup singer) played Santos Party House, the NYC venue owned by previous BUST Boy du Jour, Andrew W.K. He was the host with the most Monday night, and did his best to hawk the $4 Budweiser specials to a packed house. Here he is, looking snazzy in what a ... Read More

New Matt & Kim video!

BY Dawn in Music Stuff |

Falling in love with these kids just never gets ... Read More
 If you're in New York, you know it's that magical time of year. Yes, the CMJ Music Marathon has rolled into town and the city has turned into a 24/7 party of ear ecstasy! There are a million shows to go to this week, but be sure to check out the Fool's Gold Showcase tomorrow night at Bowery Ballroom at 10 pm. The label's finest will be performing, including A-Trak, Dave 1 and, of course, our favorite manicured MC, Kid Sister. She'll be spitting rhymes from ... Read More
Pitchfork and Brooklyn Vegan   reported today that M.I. A. is pregnant, she performed at the Diesel party in Brooklyn this weekend and showed off her lovely lady lump. Get out your mini trainers and spandex diaper covers- this baby will be stylish! Congrats to M.I.A.! Photo by Kyle Dean ... Read More

VV Brown

BY Laurie in Music Stuff |

Who is this adorbs brit VV Brown ? I love this girl, can't wait for her to come stateside. For a cute bio vid on her, click here. Thanks Maggie for sending this ... Read More

Chrissie, forever.

BY Laurie in Music Stuff |

While waiting in line for the brain surgeons at the Highline Ballroom in NYC last night to figure out the guest list for the Pretenders show, a guy in front of me turned and said 'Well, maybe you can get into Madison Square Garden instead?' I asked him 'For what? He replied 'Madonna's there tonight, Isn't that ironic?' I didn't get the irony. Anyway, as he was watching all the color drain from my face I said 'No thank you. Madonna's never been on my radar and ... Read More

B-52s add tour dates!

BY Laurie in Music Stuff |

Just like the energizer bunny, the B's have been keepin' the party going since 1976!  NY show is with LCD Soundsystem and Hercules and Love Affair. Hear the magic for yourselves: Sep 25        Rama, ONT     Rama ... Read More
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