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Watch Charly Bliss Join Letters To Cleo On Two Josie And The Pussycats Songs In Boston

Charly Bliss like to cover Josie And The Pussycats songs, which were sung in the 2001 film by Letters To Cleo’s Kay Hanley. For the past few days, Charly Bliss have been opening for Letters To Cleo on tour, which sounds like a really fun bill. And during Letters To Cleo’s encore at Paradise Rock Club in Boston last night, they brought Charly Bliss back to the stage to help perform the Josie tracks “3 Small Words” and “Pretend To Be Nice,” the latter of which was written by the late, great Adam S...
Tags: Music, News, Boston, Cleo, Josie, Adam Schlesinger, Letters To Cleo, Paradise Rock Club, Charly Bliss, Kay Hanley, Josie And The Pussycats, Cleo On Two Josie


Pusha T & Mako – “Misfit Toys”

Pusha T has teamed up with EDM singer/producer Mako on “Misfit Toys,” a new song from the soundtrack to Netflix’s animated League Of Legends series Arcane. “I remember the moment we connected and heard Pusha T’s first pass, everything felt like lift off,” Mako says in a statement. “He came at it with such authenticity and passion and energy. After that first clip, I caught him using this word, ‘misfits,’ and it immediately clicked for us to lean into that type of ‘misfit toy’ energy that [Arcane...
Tags: Music, Netflix, Pusha T, New Music, Mako, Ekko, Mako on Misfit Toys


Radiohead’s Kid A Mnesia Campaign Comes To PS5, Fall Guys

Radiohead are revisiting their past with the release of the joint Kid A/Amnesiac reissue KID A MNESIA. Kid A and Amnesiac turned 20 last October and last June, respectively, and to celebrate the anniversaries, Radiohead have also launched a digital art installation featuring original artwork from that era created by Thom Yorke and the band’s longtime art director Stanley Donwood and sound design by Radiohead producer Nigel Godrich.
Tags: Music, News, Radiohead, Thom Yorke, Stanley Donwood, Amnesiac


Watch Dry Cleaning Make Their US TV Debut On Fallon

South London Band To Watch and Best New Band alums Dry Cleaning released their very good new album New Long Leg earlier this year. And last night, they made their American television debut, performing “Scratchcard Lanyard” on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. Watch below.
Tags: Music, News, Jimmy Fallon, US, Fallon, Dry Cleaning


Lorde Wore Her Hair As A Scarf And Sang While Peeling Fruit At The Guggenheim International Gala

Lorde attended the Guggenheim International Gala in New York last night. She wore her hair as a scarf on the red carpet and then changed into another look for her performance, during which she peeled fruit onstage while singing an acoustic version of her Pure Heroine track “Buzzcut Season.” Watch below.
Tags: Music, New York, News, Lorde, Guggenheim International Gala


Local Natives Release Soft Rock Covers They Performed In The Shrink Next Door

Local Natives popped up in yesterday’ episode of Apple TV+’s The Shrink Next Door, which stars Paul Rudd as Isaac “Ike” Herschkopf, a psychiatrist who, over 30 years, does horrible things to one of his patients, played by Will Ferrell. (It’s a true story, adapted from the hit podcast.) In episode four, Local Natives play a cover band and tackle tunes by Roxy Music, Gerry Rafferty, Michael McDonald, and 10cc. They’ve now spun those recordings into a surprise soft-rock covers EP, Music From The Pe...
Tags: Music, Will Ferrell, New Music, Roxy Music, Paul Rudd, Michael McDonald, Gerry Rafferty, Local Natives, 10cc, The Shrink Next Door, Isaac Ike Herschkopf, Roxy Music Gerry Rafferty Michael McDonald


Kanye West Announces Free Larry Hoover Concert With Drake In LA

Kanye West and Drake have been taking passive-aggressive shots at each other for years. But last week, Kanye met with Drake mentor J Prince in an attempt to end their cold war, inviting Drake to come play a Free Larry Hoover concert in Los Angeles. It worked. The two rappers squashed their beef and hung out, and now that Free Larry Hoover concert seems to be officially happening.
Tags: Music, News, La, Los Angeles, Kanye West, Drake, Kanye, J Prince, Larry Hoover, Free Larry Hoover


Turbonegro Frontman Hank Von Hell Dead At 49

Hank Von Hell, former frontman of the Norwegian punk rock band Turbonegro, has died. “We are very sad to announce that Hans-Erik Dyvik Husby, also known to the world as Hank von Hell, sadly passed away on November 19th, 2021,” reads a post on his official Instagram page. “We kindly ask for your respect to the family and close friends in this moment of tragedy.” No cause of death has been revealed. He was 49.
Tags: Music, News, Turbonegro, Hank Von Hell, Hans Erik Dyvik Husby


Unit 3 and Venus were a new wave band with a kid as the lead singer

Unit 3 and Venus were an '80s new wave band consisting of a badass little girl, Venus, along with her mom, dad and uncle. Venus sang, her mom played bass, her dad played keyboard, and her uncle drummed. I can't believe how cool and adorable this family band was. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, Music, News, Venus, 1980s, New Wave


Britney Spears Calls Out Christina Aguilera For “Refusing To Speak” About Her Conservatorship

As of last week, Britney Spears is finally free from the conservatorship that has controlled her life for over a decade. And now that Britney can do and say whatever she wants, she’s calling out her fellow Mickey Mouse Club alum-turned-TRL era superstar Christina Aguilera for “refusing to speak” about her conservatorship in a recent interview.
Tags: Music, News, Christina Aguilera, Lady Gaga, Britney Spears, Britney, Mickey Mouse Club


Watch boygenius Perform “Stay Down” At First Show In 3 Years

The members of Boygenius have been busy — Lucy Dacus and Julien Baker both put out great solo albums this year, and Phoebe Bridgers released hers last year — but they haven’t had much time for the beloved indie-rock supergroup lately. Last night, though, Boygenius reunited for their first group performance in three years, playing a set at the fall benefit show for the Bay Area nonprofit Bread & Roses. Watch a clip of them doing “Stay Down” below.
Tags: Music, News, Bay Area, Phoebe Bridgers, Lucy Dacus, Julien Baker, Boygenius


‘I just can’t believe it exists’: Peter Jackson takes us into the Beatles vault locked up for 52 years

Ahead of his epic series Get Back, the director reveals the secrets of 60 hours of intimate, unseen footage of the Fab Four – and why it turns everything we know about their final days upside downWhen the world closed down in March 2020, most of us had to make do with pretending to enjoy video calls with friends or baking bread. Peter Jackson, meanwhile, was busy sifting through a mountain of unseen footage – 60 hours in total – of the Beatles, shot by the director Michael Lindsay-Hogg in 1969.H...
Tags: Music, Television, Film, Disney, The Beatles, Culture, Television & radio, New Zealand, Jackson, Peter Jackson, Michael Lindsay Hogg, Lindsay Hogg


Voicing 1960s femininity: not just a “girl singer” [playlist]

“The disc charts cannot stand many girls, no matter how gorgeous they look,” claimed Beatles manager Brian Epstein in A Cellarful of Noise, his memoir of the 1960s. He was explaining why he’d only ever represented one female performer—Cilla Black. His justification falls back on the then-conventional wisdom that girl singers were an anomaly, were each other’s competitors, and that there wasn’t an audience for their work. He was wrong, but his comments are indicative of the assumptions of music i...
Tags: Books, Music, UK, England, London, Featured, Britain, Liverpool, Roy, Jamaica, Lulu, Multimedia, Ray, Cilla Black, Shelby Lynne, NL


8 Hours of David Bowie’s Historic 1980 Floor Show: Complete & Uncut Footage

Bowie completists rejoice. Eight hours of footage from his 1973 television program “The 1980 Floor Show,” have found their way to YouTube, including, Boing Boing notes, “uncut footage… multiple takes, backstage moments, and all of the dance rehearsals.” The show — actually an episode of the NBC series The Midnight Special curated by Bowie — lived up to its title (itself a pun on “1984,” the opening song of the broadcast), with elaborate dance numbers, major costume changes, and several g...
Tags: Facebook, Music, London, Television, Nbc, Youtube, College, US, America, Earth, David Bowie, Tokyo, Bowie, Ziggy Stardust, Diamond Dogs, Rolling Stones



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