Posts tagged "music"

8 Vintage Christmas Carols (That Are All About Sex)

In 2008 Lady Gaga gave the world the gift of a song where she refers to her vagina as a Christmas tree, suggesting that she has a serious misunderstanding of how at least one of those works. Between that and other recent tracks, like Nate Dogg rapping about getting holiday head and the beloved family…

Cracked / December 25, 2014

Melancholy Christmas Songs To Wallow In This Holiday

When I’m feeling down, I like to distract myself with the happiest playlist I can find, but sometimes the only thing that helps is some miserable music to match your mood. If you feel like wallowing this holiday season, drown your sorrows in this melancholy Christmas playlist.

Claire Hannum / December 23, 2014

The Most Common Misheard Song Lyrics Of 2014

Every year, Jeff Wyanski of Pleated Jeans compiles a video montage of the year’s most misheard music lyrics. For 2014’s roundup, we hear from Maroon 5, Taylor Swift, Katy Perry, MKTO, Jason Derulo and a bunch of other artists who clearly had issues enunciating this year. I know this list only includes pop hits, but…

Katie Oldenburg / December 18, 2014

It’s Time To Cry: Grandma Receives A Holiday Surprise In This Apple Ad

I want to be mad at Apple because they’re making me feel so many feelings for the sake of pitching laptops or whatever, but this ad is just too sweet to resent. As you watch this granddaughter surprise her grandma with a very special song, you’ll be too caught up in warm fuzzies to be…

Claire Hannum / December 15, 2014

D’Angelo Releases Black Messiah, The Sex Soundtrack Of The Season

It’s been 14 years since D’Angelo has graced us with a new album, but the time has finally come — and so will a lot of you, because Black Messiah is just begging to be banged to. But would we really expect anything less from the guy who brought us “Brown Sugar”? Nope.

Katie Oldenburg / December 15, 2014

Steve Carell & Jimmy Fallon’s Barbershop Quartet Sing “Sexual Healing” And Totally Kill It

Steve Carell guest starred on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” last night, and joined the host’s famous Babershop Quartet “The Ragtime Gals” in singing one of the world’s sexiest songs. The “40-Year-Old Virgin” actor took lead vocals on “Sexual Healing,” while Jimmy and the gals belted out back-up. If you’re not hypnotized by all…

Katie Oldenburg / December 11, 2014

Here’s A Teaser Of Emma Stone’s “Cabaret” Performance

Emma Stone is starring in “Cabaret” on Broadway as Sally Bowles, and this montage gives us a quick look at her performance. The only thing missing is her singing voice, but I guess we have to buy a ticket to experience that part. It’s easy to be wary when a movie star decides to dabble…

Claire Hannum / December 10, 2014

Joni Mitchell Holds Onto Joy & Leaves Sorrow Behind

I don’t really want to paint sorrowful stuff, you know? Like, I get that out of my system. I guess what I was trying to say in the writing. You know, like “For The Roses” is really, you know, writing my sorrows. That’s probably the one. “Court and Spark” has got some of it. “Blue” has got

Claire Hannum / December 9, 2014

Taylor Swift Will Sing Her Music And Her Music Only

“I’m not going to be one of those artists who walks in [to a room with songwriters] and says, ‘I don’t know, what do you want to write about?’ or one of those things where they say, ‘So what’s going on in your life?,’ and I tell them and then they have to write a…

Katie Oldenburg / December 8, 2014

Gift Guide: 10 Music Tech Gifts For The Audiophile

This year was a big year for The Frisky in terms of music. We fell in love with A-Audio headphones and have been blasting Taylor Swift’s 1989 on Amelia’s kickass wireless speaker, so it was only appropriate to highlight the music tech we love (and want) this year. Got a music lover on your gift…

Katie Oldenburg / December 7, 2014

Listen To DJ Earworm’s Mashup Of 2014’s Biggest Pop Hits

DJ Earworm has released his annual year-end pop hit mashup for 2014, “United State of Pop: Do What You Wanna Do,” and it’s — well, it’s pretty much as catchy and vapid as all the rest of his year-end mashups. Seriously! Go back and listen to them. They’re all about dancing and partying and listening…

Rebecca Vipond Brink / December 4, 2014

An Open Letter To Iggy Azalea Regarding Her Appropriation Of Black Culture While Ignoring The Issues Faced By The Black Community

Dear Iggy Azalea,

I was a Black child of the ’90s who grew up on hip-hop and R&B. Some of my favorite adolescent memories were set to the soundtrack of the likes of Toni Braxton, Tupac, Sade, Lauryn Hill and Nas. I may have only been seven-years-old when DJ Kool announced, “Let Me…

Tiffanie Drayton / December 4, 2014

Obsessed: Synth-Pop Chanteuse VÉRITÉ

I was just scrolling through my iTunes music and noticed that in the last year or so, many of the albums I’ve added to my collection are from female singers, songwriters and bands. (And I’m not talking Pop 40 either, though y’all know Beyonce and Taylor Swift are also on repeat.) BANKS, Betty…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 3, 2014

Pomplamoose: A Band At The Unholy Crossroads Of Art And Capitalism [UPDATED]

Indie band Pomplamoose shared their recent tour’s financial information with their fans last week, and, um, it was … Not so good. They’d like everyone to believe that it was good, but it was not good.
The band took in $97,519 in ticket sales for a 28-day tour, which is insane. That is a…

Rebecca Vipond Brink / December 2, 2014

TLC’s Chilli Reflects On Infidelity & The Group’s 1994 Hit, “Creep,”

“I think when we first came out, it was very bold of us to have a song called ‘Ain’t 2 Proud 2 Beg’ with [the lyrics] ‘Two inches or a yard, rock hard or if it’s sagging’.’” People totally understood what type of group we were. To sing a song like ‘Creep’ wouldn’t be surprising…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 20, 2014

Idina Menzel & Michael Buble Cast Adorable Kids In Their “Baby It’s Cold Outside” Cover

Idina Menzel and Michael Buble recorded a cover of “Baby It’s Cold Outside” together, and instead of starring in the music video themselves, they enlisted two precious kids to perform in their place. With the help of some fierce dance skills and updated lyrics that are slightly less creepy than the originals, these two can get…

Claire Hannum / November 20, 2014

Elderly People Dancing To “Turn Down For What” Will Get You Through Tuesday

I’ve said it once, and I’ll say it again: I love old people. Old people and babies are my weaknesses. So imagine my excitement when I stumbled upon Tastefully Offensive’s video called “Senior Citizens Dancing to ‘Turn Down For What.'” Just as you’d imagine, the video is a compilation of dozens of old people getting…

Katie Oldenburg / November 18, 2014

4 Web Sites To Help You Find New Music And Look Hip

After studying music production, making music for several years (trust me, you’ve never heard it), booking tours, and doing scant engineering work here and there, I wet my toes in the world of music journalism for about two months, working as an intern for a startup music magazine a few years ago. It was a…

Rebecca Vipond Brink / November 17, 2014

13 Of Country Music’s Hottest Cowboys

For those of you who think country music isn’t for you, here are 13 reasons you need to stop what you’re doing and try it. From country vet Tim McGraw to newcomers like Sam Hunt, country music has some of the sexiest men on the planet who can rock the hell out of a cowboy…

Katie Oldenburg / November 14, 2014

Sir Mix-A-Lot Reveals Which Celeb’s Booty Inspired “Baby Got Back”

Since the theme of the week seems to be Big Ass, it was only appropriate for Sir Mix-A-Lot to reveal which star’s derriere was the muse for perhaps the most famous booty song of all time, his greatest hit “Baby Got Back.”

In an exclusive interview with TMZ yesterday, the singer told u…

Katie Oldenburg / November 14, 2014
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