Sweet Release: What’s In And Out The Week Of November 5th 2008
- Twilight The Movie Soundtrack
Iron & Wine, Muse, Paramore, and Linkin’ Park have all contributed tracks. But tucked in at the end is Rob Pattinson’s own little breathless ditty, “Never Think.” You’re right, hottie Robbie, we should just DO it!
- Lou Reed Berlin Live At St. Ann’s Warehouse
Best known as the lead singer of The Velvet Underground, Lou Reed has put out some of his best work solo. Recently, he rerecorded a dramatic staging of Berlin, an album some consider his opus, in his native New York. Taped by acclaimed director Julian Schnabel, it’s guaranteed to be yet another classic Lou Reed masterpiece.
- Q-Tip The Renaissance
Known for fusing classic soul and rap, the former front man for A Tribe Called Quest, Q-Tip, has just released his first solo record in nine years. Well worth the wait, Q-Tip has got us jazzed, all by himself.
- Shiny Toy Guns Season of Poison
This emo-rock outfit releases their second record with a hot single, “Ricochet,” that’s bound to getcha, even if you’re an innocent bystander.
- Travis Ode to J.Smith
Travis is tricked out on their grindin’ rock record. But they’re still showing their soft side, just with a new edge.
- Mavis Staples Live at Hope Hideout
One of the divas in The Staples Singers, Mavis recorded this album earlier this year in Chicago in front of a live audience. She covered gospel songs like “Wade in the Water” and protest classics like “We Shall Not Be Moved.”
- Girls Aloud Out of Control
If you miss the Spice Girls, don’t worry, here are their modern bubble gum doppelgangers!
- “Duran Duran: Rio”
This rockumentary includes interviews, live demos and their totally ’80s videos.
- “Fraggle Rock: The Complete Series Collection”
Fraggles are the funnest! If only the furry things crawling in the ground under my apartment were as loveable these lil’ guys.
- “Rihanna: Good Girl Gone Bad Live”
Mmm hmm, so she confirms what those S&M vinyl outfits have made us all suspect! This DVD includes a live show in Manchester and a documentary of her life on the road, whip sold separately.
- “Get Smart”
Anne Hathaway and Steve Carell play sleuths in the film revamp of the ’60s TV classic.
- “Star Wars Prequel Trilogy”
Studs Ewan MacGregor and Hayden Christensen strut their space stuff. Oh yeah, and Natalie Portman is cool too!
- “Project Runway: Season 4″
Watch Christian Siriano kicks some fierce hot tranny ass!
- “The Bourne Trilogy”
Three times the Matt Damon, three times the hot action. Pretend you’re getting it for your man and he’ll never know your dirty secret.