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Morning Quickies: Lana Del Rey Bombs “Saturday Night Live”

Lana del Rey bombed her “Saturday Night Live” performance this weekend: her voice was overly husky, nasal and out-of-key.  [Popdust]
Your new Miss America: 23-year-old Laura Kaeppeler, 23,…

Jessica Wakeman | January 16, 2012 - 9:40 am

For Those Of Us That Worship At The Church Of James Murphy

I was lucky enough to attend one of the final LCD Soundsystem shows this past spring, and it was nothing short of a religious experience. Perched above the stage at…

Julie Gerstein | January 14, 2012 - 11:00 am

Spin Ditches Record Reviews In Favor Of 140-Character Tweets

The next time you open a copy of Spin magazine, there’s one thing you won’t be seeing: record reviews. That’s because the magazine’s editors have decided that they’ll no longer…

Julie Gerstein | January 12, 2012 - 3:20 pm

Ani Di Franco Says Feminism Is For Everybody

“Feminism is not only for women. It’s something everyone can participate in, and evolve together, as the first step in the right direction. I see feminism as a tool to achieve…

Jessica Wakeman | January 10, 2012 - 3:20 pm

Some Thoughts On The Coachella Line Up Rocking Like It’s 1995

If we’re to believe the news being leaked out of Coachella Festival headquarters, this year’s double weekend Coachella Festival, held in Indio, California on April 13-15 and April 20-22, is…

Julie Gerstein | January 6, 2012 - 12:40 pm

Something Totally Magical And Not At All Disgusting Happened On The NYC Subway This Week

Despite what you may have heard, the New York City subway isn’t just crammed with rats, people slurping spaghetti, and urine-soaked homeless people. Occasionally there are magical moments, like the…

Julie Gerstein | January 6, 2012 - 9:20 am

No, We Don’t Want No Muffin Pounders

Happy 2012! I thought you might need some jams to ease you into the new year. Better yet, how about something you can rock out to while simultaneously receiving dating…

Ami Angelowicz | January 3, 2012 - 1:20 pm

Watch Cute French Boys Sing Beyoncé!

If there’s one thing we love more than Beyoncé, it’s cute French boys. And our favorite gay blog Queerty is all over this awesome clip of two hotties named Bertrand and…

Jessica Wakeman | December 27, 2011 - 10:20 am

Taylor Swift Tweets “Hunger Games” Soundtrack Song “Safe & Sound”

Are you ready for a sadz? Taylor Swift released a song she’s contributed to “The Hunger Games” soundtrack. “Safe and Sound” is a lovely, melancholy one. I love Taylor on…

Jessica Wakeman | December 24, 2011 - 10:00 am

Rihanna’s “You Da One” Video Is Meh

Rihanna channels everybody from Alex in “A Clockwork Orange” to a cane-toting pimp in her new video, “You Da One,” which is all done in black and white.  The song…

Jessica Wakeman | December 23, 2011 - 3:30 pm

Morning Quickies: Uh Oh, A Pussycat Dolls Catfight!

One of the original members of the Pussycat Dolls, Kaya Jones, says it’s her voice, not “lead singer” Nicole Scherzinger’s, that you can hear on the smash hits “Buttons”

Jessica Wakeman | December 9, 2011 - 10:20 am

Evening Quickies: Want To Hear Fiona Apple’s New Album?

Oh, Fiona Apple, beacon of light during my adolescence! Why is the music industry so wretched to you? Fiona recently played a concert and a fan requested new material…

Jessica Wakeman | December 2, 2011 - 6:00 pm

Check Out The Video Premiere Of Scars On 45’s “Heart On Fire”!

Anyone been watching “Grey’s Anatomy” this season? Then you know Scars on 45, a British indie-pop band whose song “Heart On Fire” is in heavy rotation on the season promos.

The Frisky | November 29, 2011 - 10:00 am

Win This! Adele’s “Live At The Royal Albert Hall” DVD

Adele was a star at 19, but at 21, she’s become one of the most sought after performers in the world. Now you can watch her perform her deeply personal…

Ami Angelowicz | November 22, 2011 - 4:40 pm

The Good, The Bad & The WTF At The 2011 American Music Awards

It seems like the American Music Awards are kind of like the off-brand Grammys. Sure, some of the big stars are there, but, like, Jay-Z and Beyonce aren’t exactly banging…

Julie Gerstein | November 21, 2011 - 1:20 pm

Win This! Beyoncé “Live At Roseland: The Elements Of 4″ Deluxe DVD Set

It seems like Beyoncé only gets fiercer with every passing year. If you can’t get enough of Bey’s powerful voice and mesmerizing performances, you’ll be thankful for her new DVD,…

Ami Angelowicz | November 21, 2011 - 12:20 pm

Girl Talk: Why I’ll Never Play In Another Band With My Husband

When I was 25 years old, I was in a band. It was a dinky little coffeeshop folk-rock band, but MAN it was fun. I had just enough skill to…

Sally McGraw | November 17, 2011 - 2:00 pm

Today’s Lady News: Male Rapper DPhill Gets In Touch With His Feminine Side

The gender-bending rapper Daryll Duane Philips, who goes by the name DPhill Spanglishman, is starting an “XY movement” for male rappers who like to dress feminine. DPhill was photographed…

Jessica Wakeman | November 11, 2011 - 5:40 am

Evening Quickies: We’re Obsessed With The New Cee Lo Song, “Anyway”

Cee Lo’s new video for “Anyway” just came out, oh, five minutes ago and we are already obsessed. [YouTube]
I, for one, am glad that Kendall Jenner chickened…

Rachel Krause | November 10, 2011 - 6:00 pm

12 Amy Winehouse Songs To Be Released

Twelve previously unheard Amy Winehouse songs will be released on December 5 in an album where a portion of the proceeds will go to a charity set up in the…

Jessica Wakeman | October 31, 2011 - 2:20 pm
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