Trust Joyland [Arts & Crafts; 2014] by Guy Frowny Rating: “Did she have a precursor? She did, indeed she did … Ladies and gentlemen of the jury, exhibit number one is what the seraphs, the misinformed, simple, noble-winged seraphs, envied. Show More Summary
Hi there, my name is Jamies Bea, and this is my first article for ‘music is art’. I am approaching this from the P.O.V. as a casual listener of music, viewer of film and studier of the entertainment arts. In the bygone days, the average music fan demo- graphic would consist of polarised listening, individuals […]
Adam Stafford Toad Session from Song, by Toad on Vimeo. Video – Vimeo – YouTube Photos – Flickr Session tracks - Soundcloud – zip download (right click – save as) Interview podcast – mp3 – iTunes – Mixcloud (playlist at bottom of page) Adam Stafford released his fantastic album Imaginary Walls Collapse on Song, by Toad Records early in 2013. Show More Summary
Selena Gomez has been laying low since checking into rehab earlier this year but her Instagram game remains as flawless as ever. The most elegant princess in the world regularly updates her account with artistic images — nobody chooses a better filter than Sel! — and happy snaps. Recent highlights include the Stars Dance diva rocking... More »
Taylor Henderson came second on X Factor Australia in 2013 but he certainly won the chart battle when his genuinely great debut single “Borrow My Heart” shot to number one and sold double platinum. The Victorian followed that with an album of songs he performed on the show (it also topped the charts) but now... More »
Dr. Dre hasn’t licensed his best and most famous record to the streaming site he owns. As Digital Music News pointed out earlier today, Dre’s The Chronic is unavailable on Beats Music. Other Dre records—2001, the instrumental version of 2001—are available, but not Dre’s biggest release. Show More Summary
Later this year, ABCKO Records will release a box set of every single Wes Anderson movie soundtrack, making for a perfect fusion of record and film nerdery. The 10-album collection features songs from Anderson and music supervisor Randall Poster’s 22-year, eight-movie collaboration. Show More Summary
No, Jessica, quit being so accusatory! I haven’t said I’m a seer, and just because I, along with my brethren in the Oracular Order, gather every Tuesday night for a cloaked consumption of Grand Slamwiches at the local Denny’s doesn’t...Show More Summary
Jim Jones and Cam’ron have had their shared successes as well as their their documented ups and downs. Now, they’re back together again as Capo’s said to have at least one feature on Federal Reserve, the joint joint project between Cam and A-Trak, which I’m sure this pic relates to the given Info’s caption of “#Killa and the #Capo.
In comparison to the leading ladies of R&B, pop divas generally keep it cute on Twitter. The exception to that rule is Miley Cyrus. She just scalped Katy Perry — root and all — for joking about their concert kiss in an Australian radio interview. The Prism diva quipped that her colleague wanted more than... More »
“Queen” is launching an arena tour—sort of. As almost anyone knows, the band’s true frontman, Freddie Mercury, died in 1991. For this tour, as first reported two years ago, he’ll be replaced by American Idol runner up Adam Lambert, which… yeah. Show More Summary
Hot on the heels of their debut EP, the gratuitously good-looking trio behind MisterWives has put out a fresh cover of Sam Smith’s ode to the Do What You Love mentality, “Money On My Mind.” Their cover stays true to the original, but spins Smith’s soul entirely into sugar. This is the kind of easy pop [...]
Pharrell recently sat down with UK radio station Kiss FM to chat about new album G I R L but the topic eventually changed to Beyonce. After all, the hitmaker produced “Blow” and “Superpower” on her all-conquering visual album. He was quick to praise the “Drunk In Love” diva but put her success down to an unlikely... More »
Part of the forthcoming Dylan In The 80s covers compilation.
Before I head off to Austin, I want to know what you're hoping to read on this blog. What do you really want to learn about SXSW? What are you tired of hearing about SXSW? Do you even care about SXSW? What sort of questions would you ask Diddy if you were standing in my cowboy boots next week?
Bon Iver percussionist S. Carey released an excellent record, All We Grow, a couple of years back. His second, Range Of Light, is out April 1 and continues to showcase the Wisconsin native’s singer-songwriter prowess. Below, A.V. Club readers can check out “Crown The Pines,” the second single from Range Of Light. Show More Summary
Though the many musical crossovers of Game Of Thrones have been more rock-based artists like the National, the Hold Steady, Sigur Rós, and that a dude from Coldplay, the world of hip-hop seems to fit much better into its themes. Yesterday we got word HBO would be releasing a mixtape of Game Of Thrones-inspired hip-hop [...]
The fourth installment of the "Week of K.R.I.T." new music series.
“Greater Mass,” the heavy-fisted debut song off Many Arms’ new album Suspended Definition (a little jazz pun for you there), is built on a violent dialogue between electric guitar and saxophone, two instruments that equally revolutionized the eras in which they were introduced. Show More Summary
Robbie Fulks’ 1996 debut album may have been titled Country Love Songs but the type of country music he was creating was miles away from contemporary genre fare. With songs about a drug overdose, the Pennsylvania pork mush known as scrapple...Show More Summary