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An unofficial Burning Man is happening in the middle of the desert without any medical services, private jets, or professionally serviced bathrooms

"Welcome to the non-event, event that is happening in place of that. one event who is trademarked and we can't mention its name," Renegade Man's Eventbrite page reads. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart COVID-19 canceled Burning Man two years in a row. Now, a rogue gathering is being held in its place. Without medical services, private jets, or bathrooms, "Renegade Man" attendees are on their own. Some think this will bring the festival back to its roots. Others worry about safety hazards. See mo...
Tags: Facebook, Music, News, Instagram, Entertainment, Trends, Reddit, Silicon Valley, Nevada, Bureau of Land Management, Reno Gazette Journal, Jim Urquhart, Black Rock Desert, Tech Insider, Hannah Towey, Festival Burning Man

Matt Berry's cover of the Rainbow theme tune

I forgot about Matt Berry's Television Themes album and am here to report, three years late, that you may now get it (along with the others he has since released). The selection is a 1970s dinner party of memories, diced and served in aspic, from naff gameshow Blankety Blank to apocalyptic current affairs show World In Action, popular classics such as Doctor Who and Top of the Pops, but also liminal bullseyes such as The Open University and various TV station idents. — Read the r...
Tags: Post, Video, Music, News, Nostalgia, Matt Berry

Nas Announces ‘King’s Disease 2’ Album

The sequel to his Grammy-winning 2020 album is on the way.
Tags: News, Nas, Jazz, Hit-boy

Angel Olsen brings the mood for a cover of Men Without Hats' "Safety Dance"

Earlier this month, indie chanteuse Angel Olsen teased her forthcoming EP of 1980s covers with her slow and dreamy take on Laura Branigan's "Gloria." Today, she brings the mood to Men Without Hats' "Safety Dance" (1980). The EP, titled Aisles, will be released August 20 and also includes covers of Billy Idol's "Eyes Without A Face," OMD's "If You Leave," and Alphaville's "Forever Young." — Read the rest
Tags: Video, Music, News, Covers, Omd, Angel Olsen, Laura Branigan, You Can Dance If You Want To, Gloria Today

Someone made a live album remix that takes the music out of concerts

I have a fond memory of my band driving 2 hours to a gig in the summer of 2007 and listening to NOFX's I Heard They Suck LIVE! album. Except we fast-forwarded through all the songs — we had kind of gotten over NOFX by that point — and just listening to the hilariously vulgar talking parts (which of course, we had all memorized by then). — Read the rest
Tags: Post, Music, Remix, News, Experimental music, Soundcloud, Mixtapes, Mixtape, Concerts, NOFX, Remixes, Soundscapes, Sound Editing, Live Concerts, Remix Culture, Audio Collage

Watch this young Paul McCartney deepfake turn into Beck

Paul McCartney is 79 but in his latest music video released just a few days ago he’s been cleverly “de-aged” to appear as the fresh-faced Beatle of yesteryear.
Tags: Music, News, Beck, Trends, Paul Mccartney, Music Video, Movies & TV, Deepfake

Conway the Machine Reveals ‘God Don’t Make Mistakes’ Tracklist

With Lil Wayne, Rick Ross, Alchemist, and more.
Tags: News, Jazz, Conway, Conway The Machine, Wayne Rick Ross Alchemist

Kanye West Announces Tenth Album ‘DONDA,’ Release Date

Previewed during Game 6 of the 2021 NBA Finals.
Tags: Videos, News, Kanye West, Jazz

Kanye West Is Dropping His Tenth Album ‘DONDA’ This Week

Previewed during Game 6 of the 2021 NBA Finals.
Tags: Videos, News, Kanye West, Jazz

PJ Harvey and Björk cover the Rolling Stones' "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction"

In 1994 at the British Phonographic Industry's BRIT Awards, PJ Harvey and Björk covered the Rolling Stones' "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction." It's kinda bad until it becomes pretty fantastic. The recording was never officially released for sale, only as a promotional VHS tape that includes an introduction by the BRIT Awards hosts Elton John and RuPaul. — Read the rest
Tags: Video, Music, News, Covers, Elton John, Bjork, PJ Harvey, 1990s, British Phonographic Industry

Listen to all the Foo Fighters' Bee Gees covers right here!

Dave Grohl recently confessed that his Nirvana drumbeats were swiped from disco songs. He's keeping the boogie alive with HAIL SATIN!, a new album released on Saturday with one side filled with the Foo Fighters (aka the Dee Gees) covering the Bee Gees (and one Andy Gibb solo track). — Read the rest
Tags: Video, Music, News, Disco, Dancing, Covers, Dave Grohl, Andy Gibb, We Should Be Dancing

Megan Thee Stallion Covers, Tinashe Featured In Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition

Megan is one of the issue's three cover stars.
Tags: News, Jazz, Tinashe, Megan, Sexytime, Megan Thee Stallion

Entire music video in eye-straining magic eye 3D

The music video for SUUNS's C-Thru is rendered entirely as a snowy Magic Eye-style autostereogram. The trick is to stare into the distance, not cross one's eyes (which results in the steregraphic field being inverted) But cross-eyed is the only way I can do it. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, Music, News, Autostereograms

Thom Yorke just released a new slowwwwww remix of "Creep"

Thom Yorke has released a new remix of Radiohead's 1992 breakthrough hit "Creep." This slooowwwww version is based on an acoustic arrangement of the song. Yorke originally created the remix for fashion designer Jun Takahashi's UNDERCOVER runway show at Tokyo Fashion Week in March. — Read the rest
Tags: Video, Music, News, Radiohead, Tokyo, Thom Yorke, Undercover, Yorke, Jun Takahashi

The Foo Fighters cover the Bee Gees' "You Should Be Dancing" (1976)

Remember how Dave Grohl confessed that his Nirvana drumbeats were swiped from disco songs? Grohl is keeping the boogie alive with this Foo Fighters (aka The Dee Gees) cover of the Bee Gees' 1976 hit "You Should Be Dancing." This banger is included on their forthcoming album HAIL SATIN! — Read the rest
Tags: Post, Music, News, Disco, Covers, Dave Grohl, Grohl

Watch Courtney Love cover a Britney Spears song in support of the singer's legal battle

The "Free Britney!" meme is finally being accepted by mainstream society for it's always been: a legitimate battle over disability rights. It's recently been revealed that the 39-year-old pop star's father forced her to get a god damn IUD, literally controlling her body, and that her court-appointed lawyers (because she is allegedly not in her "right mind" enough to choose her own lawyers) haven't even been doing their god damn jobs like filing the right paperwork or letting her know what her le...
Tags: Post, Music, News, Courtney Love, Britney Spears, Disability Rights, Conservatorship, Free Britney, Oops The Proletariat Did It Again

Listen to Angel Olsen's excellent moody cover of Laura Branigan's 1980s hit "Gloria"

Indie singer/songwriter Angel Olsen is following up her critically-acclaimed fifth album Whole New Mess with an EP of 1980s covers! Titled Aisles, the EP will be released August 20 and includes covers of Billy Idol's "Eyes Without A Face," Men Without Hats' "Safety Dance," OMD's "If You Leave," and Alphaville's "Forever Young," and her dark and moody take on Laura Branigan's "Gloria" which you can hear below. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, Music, News, Covers, 1980s, Gloria, Omd, Angel Olsen, Laura Branigan

Four Seasons Total Landscaping is now a punk venue

Four Seasons Total Landscaping, a business which occupies a mostly-bland industrial lot in Philadelphia that once played host to a uniquely bizarre event in American political history, has now opened up its services as a concert venue. On August 21, 2021, Brendan Kelly of the Lawrence Arms and Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! — Read the rest
Tags: Post, Music, News, Live Music, Philadelphia, Four Seasons, American History, Laura Jane Grace, Brendan Kelly, Punk Rock, Against Me, Real American History, Nazi Punks Fuck Off, Four Seasons Total Landscaping, Punk As Fuck

One of the Johns from They Might Be Giants has a new EP of songs in Latin

John Linnell — one half of the founding Johns of They Might Be Giants — just released a new solo album consisting entirely of songs sung in Latin. As he explains: I can hear some of you screaming, "why songs in Latin?" — Read the rest
Tags: Video, Music, News, Rome, Giants, They Might Be Giants, Latin, Songwriting, Romans, Roman Empire, John Linnell, Latin Puns, Roman Songs

Isaiah Rashad Shares ‘The House Is Burning’ Release Date

The album will be in your hands by the end of the month.
Tags: News, House, Jazz, Isaiah Rashad

Mother names children Metallica, Slayer, and Pantera

A mother in New Zealand named her children Metallica, Slayer, and Pantera. "It's not easy raising three of the heaviest bands," the mom told journalist David Farrier who wrote about it in Webworm newsletter. Farrier tweeted that he has seen the birth certificates and that New Zealand's Registrar General told him that "there are no restrictions on naming babies after bands or albums as long as the word used is not generally considered to be offensive and does not resemble an official rank o...
Tags: Post, Music, News, New Zealand, Names, Pantera, Metallica Slayer, David Farrier, Farrier, Off To Never Never Land

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