Kanye West’s new “Bound 2” video has been criticized for featuring a nude Kim Kardashian, with whom he suggestively canoodles. To be blunt, it seems a lot like she’s just there for some eye-candy. But Flavorwire’s Lillian Ruiz would disagree, suggesting that Kanye’s portrayal of female sexuality is “unusually complex” because “there is no Madonna and no whore in this narrative.” In other ... 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
In an simultaneously entertaining and moving segment, Mariah Carey surprised us all on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. Her biggest super-fans were thrilled and nervous to hear her new song “The Art of Letting Go” on television, but little did they know they would hear it in a private live performance. As they sit with Fallon next door to the studio, each group of fans is shocked to see Carey herself walk into the room and serenade them. Some think ... Read More
Lady Gaga and performance artist Marina Abramovic share one undeniable strength: the creative powers of their own bodies. Abramovic’s physical presence is almost always at the core of her work. She has passively stood before an audience allowing them to aim at her anything from roses to guns; she has masturbated beneath museums. In The Artist Is Present, she simply sat and stared at audience members across a table.
Similarly, Lady Gaga, ... Read More
BY Kat Hamilton in Music Stuff on Nov 12, 2013 |
Teenage phenom, Lorde, has been blowing minds since her chart-climbing hit, “Royals,” and upon the release of her addition to The Hunger Games soundtrack, it looks like she will remain queen bee indefinitely.
Her cover of Tears for Fears' “Everybody Wants to Rule the World” (currently streaming online), sounds like a dark battle cry. It seems fitting for the bloody dystopian images in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. Lorde's ... Read More