Posts tagged "music"

The New Kids On The Block Are Shirtless And Rocking Porn Star ‘Staches

Speaking of ’90s musicians, Donnie Wahlberg recently tweeted this photo of the New Kids hanging out in what looks like a locker room(?!), mustached and shirtless (with the exception of Jonathan Knight, who’s sporting a modest white T and bearing an uncomfortable resemblance to Adrien Brody). So, what do you think of the guys’ new…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / July 20, 2012

10 ’90s Musicians You Forgot About — Where Are They Now?

Basically, if I had my way, I’d spend all of my time thinking about and researching the ’90s. But since that’s not a viable career option, I suppose this gallery of 10 ’90s superstars will have to do. After the jump, what happened to the guy from Teenage Fanclub, the dude from Suede, and eight…

Julie Gerstein / July 19, 2012

Saturday Playlist: An All Girl Summer Jam Mix, Just For You

I listen to music all day while I’m working and, thanks to Spotify, I also make my own mixes. I like this, especially, because I used to DJ a ton and I think I’m pretty good at mixes — figuring out what follows which song, and how it should all flow together.

I…

Julie Gerstein / July 14, 2012

Lykke Li Dares To Cover “Silver Springs” By Fleetwood Mac

I was scared to hear Lykke Li’s cover of Fleetwood Mac’s “Silver Springs” on the soon-to-be-released album Just Tell Me That You Want Me — A Tribute to Fleetwood Mac as it is my favorite song of all time. I know I like to exaggerate, but I am not exaggerating this time. It is seriously…

Ami Angelowicz / June 28, 2012

Mischa Barton Inexplicably Runs Around In Leopard Print Bra & Panties In Noel Gallagher’s New Music Video

I never understood what was the big deal about Mischa Barton, other than a pretty face and a nice body and some decent-enough acting skills. She stars in the “Everybody’s On The Run” music video for Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds and, well, she’s inexplicably running around in leopard print bra and panties. Edgy, I…

Jessica Wakeman / June 21, 2012

Inspiring Quotes From New York Mag’s Fiona Apple Interview

Confession: Last night, I read the New York magazine piece, “I Just Want to Feel Everything’: Hiding Out With Fiona Apple Musical Hermit,” not once, but three times. I think it was one of the best music interviews I’ve read in a long time. I’ve always been a Fiona Apple fan. Tidal came out my first year…

Ami Angelowicz / June 20, 2012

5 Ridiculous Misconceptions My Boyfriend Has About Carly Rae Jepsen

My boyfriend Nick is an old man trapped in a 26-year-old’s body. He’s usually in his pajama pants by 7:30 p.m., it’s not uncommon for him to use the phrase “Why is everyone in such a hurry?” while driving, and his knowledge of pop culture is mostly limited to the “House Party” trilogy. This i…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 20, 2012

Shia LaBeouf’s Penis Steals The Show In Sigur Ros Music Video

Shia LaBeouf and Shia LaBeouf’s penis are the stars of Sigur Ros’ music video for “Fjogur Piano,” or, as they put it, a mystery film experiment. I call it eight-and-a-half-minutes of WTF Is Going On. [Huffington Post]
Vile person Glenn Beck is planning what he calls an anti-“Glee” show, whatever that may mean.

Jessica Wakeman / June 18, 2012

Watch This: A Capella Covers Of Hit ’90s Songs

We’ve seen quite a few a capella videos lately, and many of them have been very impressive. However, this is definitely the first one to include the theme song from “Bill Nye the Science Guy” and Coolio’s “Gangsta’s Paradise.” Get ready for a nostalgia bomb, ’90s kids! [Buzzfeed]…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 16, 2012

Father’s Day Field Guide: Dad Music

Most dads–even the weird ones–have one thing in common: their taste in music. After being lectured about the underrated glory of certain bands and seeing them go crazy with their steering wheel drum solos while driving us to soccer practice, we feel we have a pretty good sense of the “Dad Music” genre, and we…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 15, 2012

Colin Powell (Yes, Seriously) Sings “Call Me Maybe”

Well, well, well. Look who it is. Colin Powell, former Secretary of State under President George W. Bush, was on CBS  this morning and added himself to the pantheon of “Call Me Maybe” covers. Technically it’s not a cover — he just sings a few bars with Gayle King — but its still clear the…

Jessica Wakeman / June 13, 2012

I Think Lady Gaga Is The Worst And I’m Not Afraid To Say It

Hi, welcome to Camp Lady Gaga Is Boring And Pretentious, population 1 and it’s me. I recognize that I am all but vastly, utterly alone in thinking that this “Lady Gaga” character is one of the most stale, uninteresting “personalities” to have ever made her mark on pop culture. David Bowie, Grace Jones, Madonna Ciccone…

Rachel Krause / June 12, 2012

Celine Dion Covers Adele’s “Rolling In The Deep”

One of my favorite parts of the Celine Dion concert this weekend (besides ALL THE PARTS) was when Celine deviated from her usual song lineup and sang her own powerhouse version of Adele’s “Rolling in the Deep.” Apparently one of my fellow concertgoers was secretly recording it — click on the video to listen for…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 12, 2012

Fiona Apple Is Back And Wearing An Octopus On Her Head

You’ll have to excuse me if I don’t know what to say about this Fiona Apple video for “Every Single Night,” the first song off her new album, The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than the Driver of the Screw and Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Will Ever Do. Fiona is wearing a…

Jessica Wakeman / June 11, 2012

Jimmy Fallon & The Roots Cover “Call Me Maybe” With Carly Rae Jepsen

I think we can all agree that the “Call Me Maybe” covers need to stop. Let the last and greatest be Carly  Rae Jepsen herself covering “Call Me Maybe” with Jimmy Fallon and The Roots … on classroom instruments. Questlove with a kazoo FTW! [You Tube]…

Jessica Wakeman / June 8, 2012

Girl Talk: I’m A Celine Dion Superfan And I Don’t Care Who Knows

I have a dark secret. Okay, it’s not actually that dark and as far as secrets go, it hasn’t been particularly well hidden, but still, here goes… This weekend, I am going to Las Vegas to see Celine Dion in concert. For the eighth time. I have an entire section of my closet dedicated to…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 8, 2012

The Ultimate Guide To Rock ‘N’ Roll

Former Frisky columnist Judy McGuire has exchanged her first love (dispensing hilarious dating advice) for her second (rock ‘n’ roll) with her new book, The Official Book of Sex, Drugs, and Rock ‘n’ Roll Lists. But as the title promises, there’s plenty of salaciousness to go around. McGuire got plenty of music’s greatest — and greatest fans — to dish…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 7, 2012

Miss USA Contestants Cover “Call Me Maybe”

“Call Me Maybe” is catchiest damn song of the summer, so it figures the Miss USA pageant did its very own cover. It is safe to say none of the contestants will take home the prize for lip synching, but there are a couple funny cameos by the hosts Bravo’s Andy Cohen and E!’s Giuliana…

Jessica Wakeman / June 4, 2012

Fiona Apple Is My Angry Little Spirit Animal

“A lot of my earlier songs are blaming other people and never thinking that I ever did anything wrong, because I was always trying to be completely loyal and honest and pure. It’s so nice to come to a place where you can see how you absolutely enabled all these things to happen. It make…

Jessica Wakeman / May 30, 2012

All The Fabulous Camp From The Eurovision Song Contest

The Eurovision Song Contest is over, and we’re shedding a tear or two in its fabulously campy, irony-free honor. The international European song contest happens each year, and pits singers from each country in the European Television Union against one another for the best pop track. Broadcast around Europe and the former Soviet Bloc countries, Eurovisio…

Julie Gerstein / May 29, 2012
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