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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…

Julie Gerstein | May 29, 2012 - 4:00 pm

Make Beautiful Music With Condoms

Condoms are even more useful than we thought. If you’re not getting laid currently, you can always use your spare condoms to make music. The message here is clear: It…

Ami Angelowicz | May 27, 2012 - 9:00 am

Field Guide: Riff Raff The Rapper

If you are reading the Internet right now, which you are, you’ve probably heard a bit of hullabaloo surrounding a rap character named Riff Raff. Up until a couple of…

Julie Gerstein | May 25, 2012 - 10:00 am

What Songs Are On Your Workout Playlist?

Ever since I got a glimpse of Michelle Obama’s delightfully funky workout playlist, I’ve been curious to know what’s queued up on the iPods of everybody at the gym. And…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 24, 2012 - 9:00 am

The Good, The Bad & The WTF At The 2012 Billboard Music Awards

This past weekend, the stars aligned for the 2012 Billboard Music Awards. Adele and LMFAO were the big winners, but there were a lot of fashion knockouts on the red…

Julie Gerstein | May 21, 2012 - 10:40 am

Amy Winehouse Was “Freaked Out” By Adele’s Success, Mark Ronson Reveals

[Amy Winehouse and I] spent a little time together and talked about [working together]. But, what little time we had, well, it was tense. She was in a bad state,…

Jessica Wakeman | May 14, 2012 - 12:40 pm

10 Celebs And Their Wild And Weird Alter Egos

The last thing I was expecting was an album from actor Jeremy Sisto. Especially one sung by his alter ego, Escape Tailor. Think Counting Crows front man Adam Duritz if…

Ami Angelowicz | May 10, 2012 - 10:00 am

Against Me!’s Tom Gabel Comes Out As Transgender

In 2007, Against Me!, a punk rock band from Gainesville, Florida, released a song called “The Ocean.” In his trademark melodic growl, lead singer Tom Gabel sang the following lyrics:…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 9, 2012 - 4:20 pm

Morning Quickies: Brace Yourselves For A Kim/Kanye Duet

Kanye West wants Kim Kardashian to record a song with him, a source claims. What could possibly go wrong there? [Popdust
@MrsKutcher is no more! Demi Moore’s new…

Jessica Wakeman | May 4, 2012 - 10:20 am

10 ’90s Anthems That Will Bust You Out Of Any Kind Of Funk

Winona and I recently made a very important discovery: There is no foul mood that can’t be cured by a ’90s dance anthem. It’s like the music of the decade…

Ami Angelowicz & Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 2, 2012 - 11:00 am

The Sound Of Music

‘Tis the season for outdoor parties and everyone knows it’s music that makes a bash. C. Wonder’s portable speakers plug into phones and computers to amplify your tunes and are…

Jessica Wakeman | April 26, 2012 - 11:40 am

Karmin Muppet Scats “Pumped Up Kicks”

Skip directly to 2:19 for the “Muppet scatting” portion of Karmin covering “Pumped Up Kicks” by Foster The People. Thank you, Amelia, for the term “Muppet scatting”, by the way.

Ami Angelowicz | April 25, 2012 - 1:20 pm

Brian McKnight Wants To Show You “How Your %$#@& Works (If You’re Ready To Learn)”

No, I’m ready to learn. Because I already know “How My Pussy Works.” I don’t need to listen to a song wherein Brian McKnight educates me about my vagina. I understand his…

Ami Angelowicz | April 25, 2012 - 8:30 am

Hot Links: Kurt Cobain’s Solo Album & Bar Refaeli Gets Groped

Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain was apparently working on a solo album when he took his own life. Erik Erlandson (who played in Courtney Love’s band Hole at the time) likened…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 17, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Fat Betty Draper Gets Her Own Song

Normally I’d be peeved by a song about how fat a lady TV character has gotten. But I prefer to see this  “Fat Betty” song by SOUTH Music & Sound…

Jessica Wakeman | April 16, 2012 - 2:20 pm

16 Things You’re Missing At Coachella This Year

It’s Coachella time! Coachella! You’re missing it! So am I. But what are we really missing by not being out at the Empire Polo Field in Indio, California? Some bands?

Julie Gerstein | April 13, 2012 - 3:00 pm

The Gotye/Notorious B.I.G. Mash Up You’ve Been Waiting For

New York DJ Scott Melker wanted to make a remix of Gotye’s “Somebody That I Used to Know” that would stand out, so he decided to mash the softspoken Australian…

Julie Gerstein | April 13, 2012 - 12:20 pm

It’s Time To Cry: Music Helps An Old Man Come Back To Life

Meet Henry. He’s a resident of this Brooklyn nursing home where new music therapy is being used to help break senior patients out of their shells. Henry experienced several strokes…

Julie Gerstein | April 11, 2012 - 1:40 pm

10 Ways To Celebrate Celine Dion’s Birthday

Did you know that today’s a holiday? A holiday more important and sacred than Christmas and Halloween and Easter and National Corndog Day combined? It’s Celine Dion’s birthday! Wondering how…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | March 30, 2012 - 4:00 pm

Feminist Naomi Wolf Calls For Boycott Of Katy Perry’s Music

Naomi Wolf, a prominent feminist activist, is calling for a boycott of Katy Perry’s entire pop music oeuvre on account of the singer’s music video for her song “Part Of

Jessica Wakeman | March 30, 2012 - 1:20 pm
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