- Miley Cyrus Breakout
Miley Cyrus has come out with her second solo record Break Out. Produced by Matthew Wilder, the man behind No Doubt’s Tragic Kingdom, Cyrus has officially shed her Hannah Montana alter ego and is standing on her own as an angsty teenager. The Frisky’s Amelia promises that you will love her sans the Disney-style smile. [Yay! Yay! Yay! -- Editor]
- Forward, Russia! Life Processes
Forward, Russia!’s second album makes us want to dance to romance, just like early Cure stuff. This lovable band from Leeds’ new record is full of fun moments of sheer sonic ecstasy. Plus, they’ve got a kick ass girl crushable chick drummer!
- Nine Inch Nails The Slip
Nine Inch Nails has released their eighth original record, The Slip, which hits with alternative awesomeness and teems with Trent Reznor. What a hot and hard piece of band they are! Get closer to the rock god goodness this summer, as they’re taking their Lights In The Sky show on the road.
- Paul Westerberg 49:00
Uh-huh-huh, waitin’ for somebody? Paul Westerberg, of The Replacements and Singles soundtrack fame, has put out his record 49:00 on AOL music for a mere 49 cents.
- David Bowie Live In Santa Monica ‘72
The only man who can do glitter and glam justice has just released David Bowie Live in Santa Monica ‘72. It’s the rock ‘n’ roll chameleon at the height of his amazing androgynous incarnation, Ziggy Stardust.
- Electroma by Daft Punk
The French duo who revolutionized electronica have released their third out of this world extended music video film: Electroma. The story of Robots who want to be human, there are shots in this movie that will make film students and critics weep with joy. Just like their groundbreaking beats, Daft Punk has molded yet another medium with their artistry.
- TV Funhouse
A warped kids show that’s so not for kids, TV Funhouse will gross you out until you laugh your booty off. Based on an SNL skit, the Comedy Central spin off by Robert Smigel didn’t last long, despite characters like Triumph the Insult Comic Dog. Although it only aired a season, all eight episodes are great.
Dimly lit and dark, this classic European Vampire movie is a must-see for any horror flick enthusiast. It scared audiences for the first time in 1932, but it’ll still raise hairs in its Criterion Collection re-release, which includes special commentary and a documentary on the director.