Tacocat have been covering the Ramones’ End Of The Century track “I Can’t Make It On Time” live since last year, but the Seattle band recently stopped by San Francisco’s Hyde Street Studios to lay down a recorded version as part of a Rhapsody video series. The motivation behind the cover? Singer Emily Nokes explains: […]
This is interesting. I believe FKA Twigs did something like this too, but Autre Ne Veut just covered his own song in an acoustic measure to… bring MORE emotion to “World War Pt. 2?” But it’s hot, of course. Recorded during the ‘Age of Transparency Vol. Show More Summary
Commodore Barry Park, the oldest park in the borough of Brooklyn, is encompassed by a fence that wraps around the roughly 10 acres of green pasture, baseball dugouts, basketball courts, playgrounds, jungle gyms, and a community swimming pool. Show More Summary
Secrecy, sensation, and "Strings of Life".
Janet Jackson is gearing up to release Unbreakable, her first new album since 2008's Discipline. At the first date of her tour, which took place last night in Vancouver, she opened the night by premiering a new song that features Missy Elliott. Show More Summary
RP Boo - "Bang'n On King Dr." All summer I've had a candle lit for my Chosen One, my self-ordained Summer Jam of 2015, waiting for the sign that it had caught fire, left deep scorch marks across the...
A sweeping track off the band's sixth LP, Act IV: Rebirth In Reprise.
My favorite music meme of the summer was this mix boiling down the Human League’s 1981 hit “Don’t You Want Me?” to its opening phrase: “You were working as a waitress in a cocktail bar,” repeated in endless, sublimely moronic variations. Show More Summary
Chamber music with French horn by Mozart, Michael Haydn and Punto; Anneke Scott, Ironwood, ABC Classics Reviewed by Robert Hugill on Aug 12 2015 Star rating: 4.0 Vivid colour and bravura technique This new disc on the Australian label...Show More Summary
Tenor saxophonist Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis (above) and organist Wild Bill Davis recorded together intermittently in the 1950s, '60s and '70s. Their first session together was in 1959 on Arnett Cobb's Blow, Arnett, Blow for Prestige. Then, they were together on...
Tom Green is only the Tom Green you know because of Public Access Television. That little miracle of ’90s film-making gave amateurs the chance to produce and broadcast their own TV shows to dubiously witting audiences across their municipal...Show More Summary
Imagine for a moment, if you would, the legendary drum roll of the 20th Century Fox fanfare. When you hear those horns, what do you think about — Star Wars? Quality American television and cinema? What about a network sitcom starring the one and only... Show More Summary
Can’t we all just get along? That’s the question Diplo’s side-project, Major Lazer, have been asking for years now. By connecting the entire world through music, the moombahton/reggaeton/you-name-it-ton collective have set out to end international conflict by getting people to just shut up and dance. Show More Summary
For over 30 years MTV’s Video Music Award show has collected the biggest acts in pop, rock, and hip-hop into the same room to celebrate their accomplishments and rib their differences, but it’s more than just your average award show....Show More Summary
For the last four years, Conner Youngblood has been putting out the sort of self-produced, nuanced electronic music that generally qualifies as “bedroom pop,” except he absolutely refuses to stay indoors. One of the first songs I ever heard by Youngblood was “Monsters,” from 2010, and I was fascinated and struck by the way he […]
Katy Perry wouldn’t strike consistent, worthwhile pop gold until Teenage Dream, but her first two big singles — “I Kissed A Girl” and “Hot N Cold” — were kitschy, if a little grating, songs that will nonetheless be remembered fondly because they launched the career of one of today’s biggest stars. “Hot N Cold” in […]
Sleeve by Yimmy Yayo Black Atlass is quite literally the only artist on earth to soundtrack Louis Vuitton and Yves Saint Laurent ads while featuring on Action Bronson songs. This diverse appeal is a testament to the captivating voice of Alex Fleming, the young singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist and who created Black Atlass as a […]
As JR Seaton a.k.a. Call Super expounded previously in an interview with us (with a bit of interpretation from yours truly), if only America wasn’t so intent on being stubbornly nonconformist in its cultural resistance to legitimateShow More Summary
I listened extensively to the Boyd Raeburn Orchestra over the weekend while writing. I'm always awed by the band and how sophisticated it was as early as 1944. Nearly all of the musicians who played in the Raeburn bands turned...
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis‘ 2015 MTV VMAs performance certainly lived up to the name of their new single “Downtown,” because it happened right in the streets of downtown Los Angeles. Immediately after Nicki Minaj and Taylor Swift’s surprise...Show More Summary