David N. Meyer's The Bee Gees: The Biography (Da Capo) is only the second prominent attempt to tell the story of a band of brothers named Gibb who carried the recording industry on their white-suited backs in the late '70s, producing, as Meyer notes, a body of songs such that nearly every sentient being on Earth knows at least one. Show More Summary
” I’ve been kicked around Since I was born. And now it’s all right. It’s OK. And you may look the other way. We can try to understand The New York Times’ effect on man.” Bee Gee’s Staying Alive Getting the stop sign signal is really...Show More Summary
Really digging the new Broken Bells track "Holding on for Life" from their upcoming album 'After the Disco' scheduled for release January 14th. The track gives me a heavy Bee Gees vibe, especially when lead singer James Mercer (The Shins) hits those falsettos in the chorus. Show More Summary
Unlike the original, Bee Gees – “Night Fever (Luxxury Edit)” is dark and hazy and will haunt your dreams instead of evoking closeted gay Scientologists in white polyester. Hurry and grab this free download while it lasts. Don’t forget to follow my new Soundcloud profile to get the rest in the series (including “Hotel California”, [...]
Another solid piece of re-edit gold from the slow dancer himself, Luxxury. Follow the man on FB to download a whole grip of tunes from his ongoing edit series. Essential listening for the year, not to be missed.
A few weeks ago, Alyson reflected on some positive musical memories. However, my parents loved a lot of really terrible music that now I only like ironically or seek out if I just want to dance. We listened to a lot of the Bee Gees and Abba in my house growing up, as my parents […]
In Hear This, A.V. Club writers sing the praises of songs they know well—some inspired by a weekly theme and some not, but always songs worth hearing. This week: Songs by real or fake siblings. History will remember Bee Gees (there’s...Show More Summary
Happy Birthday to Gloria Estefan! She’s 56 today. Let’s see who else is celebrating a birthday. Comedian-actress Lily Tomlin is 74. Singer Archie Bell of Archie Bell and the Drells is 69. Singer Barry Gibb of the Bee Gees is … Continue reading »
The Saturdays take us on an energetic tour of different musical eras in their camp “Disco Love” video. A song that references Donna Summer, Britney Spears and the Bee Gees was always going to be accompanied by a glamorous visual and the British ladies deliver in spades. We first see them doing their hair in the... More »
Showing off her range of skills, Heidi Klum stars in another commercial for Jordache Jean’s latest campaign. The “Project Runway” babe leads a suburban and fantasy-land cast to the beat of the Bee Gees’ hit “Stayin’ Alive.” In addition...Show More Summary
Visit Indie Shuffle to download. Sounds like: A-trak, Jacques Lu Cont Song: Bee Gees - Tragedy (Forever Kid Remix) [download here] What's so good? Music blog Gotta Dance Dirty is starting a weekly Friday feature with Forever Kid, unsurprisingly called Forever Kid Fridays. Show More Summary
?N Sync might have said Bye Bye Bye following a tribute to the Bee Gees at the 2003 Grammy Awards, but that doesn?t mean they?re done for good. Rumors are currently flying that members of the popular boyband may take the stage together at the Video Music Awards on August 25.
Internet late to the party on this one (aka a few days) but this jam is too damn sick. Play this full blast as soon as you get to the office and wait for the dance moves to bust out in all the other cubicles. Thats what I’m waiting for right now… Bee Gees – [...]
Barry, the last surviving sibling of the Gibb brothers is going back out on tour and talked to Alexis Petridis of The Guardian as part of one of those necessary press junket-y things that everyone does. Well ok, if Barry’s going to talk about how drugs shaped the Bee Gees sound – we’re all ears. Show More Summary
THEATER REVIEW: "The Australian Bee Gees Show" at the Broadway Playhouse ?? THEATER REVIEW: "The Australian Bee Gees Show" at the Broadway Playhouse ??... Taking on a town known more for demolishing disco than giving it a feverish embrace takes some Aussie chutzpah.
Google Glass makes some people uneasy, but a medical app that tells folks how to perform CPR not only could save lives, but also highlights what's so awesome about our connected, sensor-rich future.
As producers and promoters go, Jeff Parry has a certain refreshing honesty. Not a bad attribute when you are producing something called "The Australian Bee Gees Show," replete with the tag line, "The Resemblance is Unbelievable."
Singer Barry Gibb is the last Bee Gees member still alive, and admits that he is haunted by the fact that he never really built positive relationships with his brothers and bandmates before they died. Gibb became deeply depressed last year after his brother Robin lost his battle with cancer. Show More Summary
The surviving brother is writing ahead of his upcoming tour. “What I am writing at the moment is a track about the Jodi Arias trial in America,” Gibb says. “The girl has been found guilty and is facing the death penalty. There will be at least one track about that – it has really struck [...]
Jodi Arias has a handful of fans and millions of what she likes to call “haters,” and now unexpectedly, she has one of the world’s most famous musicians using her… READ ON