Today we were in an extra-specially good Friday mood. There’s a certain big game on this weekend, and to celebrate, we built our first ever Snack Stadium – and it was epic! We present a short video documenting this momentous task, with a excellent soundtrack to boot, courtesy of Journey. Enjoy!
OK Go teamed up with director Trish Sie (sister of lead singer Damian Kulash), the modern dance troupe Pilobolus and a team from Google to create the latest HTML5 Chrome Experiment and musical experience.The project showcases the latest in modern browser technology, using 12 separate windows to create a kaleidoscopic dance that is partially choreographed by the viewer. At the beginning of the [...]
Atlanta’s favorite rowdy chicks keep getting louder, especially with the release of their new gritty, screechy, heavily-eyelinered video for “Hurricane,” above. The Coathangers play The EARL in Atlanta on May 13… … and The Red Palace in Washington, D.C. on June 21
Chicago hipster rapper Kid Sister is gearing up to be on the road for a handful of dates this summer. Signed to Downtown Records (Cold War Kids, Miike Snow, MSTRKRFT, Art Brut) Kid Sister’s 2008 single “Pro Nails” (featuring Kanye West) received a healthy dose of buzz, securing the rapper a comfortable spot on indie-dance [...]
Electronic music pioneer Gary Numan paved the way for synthpop bands around the globe with his 1979 debut solo release The Pleasure Principle. The album was full of synth percussion, signature robotic sounds, and liberal use of the polymoog keyboard, specifically for it’s distinct “vox humana.”
90′s alt-rock band The Lemonheads, fronted by singer/guitarist Evan Dando, are back on the road. The band started getting some major attention since their 1992 release It’s A Shame About Ray followed up by an excellent cover of Simon and Garfunkel’s “Mrs. Robinson,“ which was featured in Wayne’s World 2 and became one of the band’s [...]
It’s safe to say London-based electro-duo The Big Pink have been making a ton of noise lately. Yep, recording their 2009 debut A Brief History of Love in New York City’s Electric Lady Studios, headlining several UK festivals,
Sleepy Sun Fever ATP Recordings By Eileen Tilson Rumor has it that if you walk into certain bars in Amsterdam, you can walk up to the bartender who will then promptly ask you how you would like to “feel,” which you can then order from a long list of drugs to give you your desired [...]
4th Annual Songwriters Series: Tribute to Kenny Chesney at the Hard Rock Cafe Nashville – June 10-12
Hard Rock Cafe Nashville hosts the 4th Annual Songwriters Series, a three-night tip-of-the-cowboy hat to Nashville’s top songwriters and a special tribute to country music superstar Kenny Chesney, June 10-12. Held in Hard Rock Cafe Nashville’s new Reverb Room, proceeds from each show will benefit Musicians On Call (MOC), a nonprofit organization that brings live and [...]
Good evening all! Hope you’re having a fab Friday and have a glorious weekend to look forward to. We certainly do. Naturally there are some great shows on the horizon, and we’ve also got some brilliant new music to listen to too.
Check Out: Reflection Eternal (Talib Kweli & Hi-Tek)’s Video for “Midnight Hour,” Feat Estelle; Playing Black Cat in D.C., June 10 & The Loft, June 14
The duo of Reflection Eternal sure put out some great vibes. Talib Kweli and Hi-Tek have teamed together again and they’ve brought in sassy British soulstress Estelle to lend some smooth vocals to their track “Midnight Hour.” And we love the result. It’s got that old school feel that the likes of Amy Winehouse have [...]
We can’t think of a more covered or more popular karaoke song than Cheap Trick’s “I Want You to Want Me.” Three decades after the song that everyone can sing-along to was first released, Cheap Trick continues to tour regularly, rocking out for several new generations of fans. With more than 5,000 performances, 20 million records [...]
Luis’ 3 Picks for the Weekend – 8th Annual Boulder Strong Ale Festival, Bassnectar, Echo and the Bunnymen
As busy and jam packed as the weekdays can be, lately it seems like the weekends are equally, if not more, insane. So in case you need a couple more suggestions of what to do, here are a few things I think are worth checking out!
The Pains of Being Pure at Heart is set to embark on a two-week US tour this summer with indie buzz band Surfer Blood and Hooray for Earth to support the release of its new single, “Say No To Love” (Slumberland Records). Due for digital and in store release on June 8, fans can pre-order [...]
We have a saucy rapper, lovely indie rock band and a disco legend to serve up for you on this Friday!