- Dengue Dengue Dengue Invite You Into Their Alternative Universe - June 27, 2016
Behind the Technicolor masks worn by Peruvian tropical bass duo Dengue Dengue Dengue are Felipe Salmon and Rafael Periera. The tropical sonic warriors bridge... The post Dengue Dengue Dengue Invite You Into Their Alternative Universe appeared first on Rhapsody Music News.
- 7 Albums to Rock Your Week - June 24, 2016
With all due respect to Mumford & Sons, it’s The Avett Brothers who deserve the bulk of the credit for returning folk rock to... The post 7 Albums to Rock Your Week appeared first on Rhapsody Music News.
- 10 Reasons Why Laura Mvula Is Utterly Unique - June 22, 2016
In her native Britain, Laura Mvula is a bona fide star. In the United States, she’s the kind of secret discovery that fans love.... The post 10 Reasons Why Laura Mvula Is Utterly Unique appeared first on Rhapsody Music News.
- Letlive: L.A. Soul Punks Rail for Justice - June 21, 2016
The recent unveiling of Prophets of Rage has been met with near universal excitement. It’s damn near impossible not to interpret this positive reaction... The post Letlive: L.A. Soul Punks Rail for Justice appeared first on Rhapsody Music News.
- 13 Reasons You Should Listen to Jake Bugg - June 20, 2016
Four tumultuous years after his debut rocketed to No. 1 on the U.K. charts, the scruffy wunderkind from Nottingham may be older and wiser,... The post 13 Reasons You Should Listen to Jake Bugg appeared first on Rhapsody Music News.
- BREAKING: Metallica VIP Tickets Not Hidden In Tucson-Area Burritos - June 30, 2016
Sadly, despite what you may have heard from a very official-looking Facebook event page, Metallica are not playing at the grand re-opening of Joe’s Crab Shack in Tucson, Arizona in August. And no, VIP “golden tickets” to the event are not being hidden inside carne asada burritos at all Los Betos Restaurant locations. Ever since […]
- Apple Reportedly In Talks To Buy Tidal - June 30, 2016
Apple is exploring the possibility of acquiring Tidal, The Wall Street Journal reports. According to their sources, the tech giant has begun talks to purchase Jay Z’s albatross of a streaming service to bolster their own Apple Music platform, although those talks are still very much ongoing and terms of the potential deal aren’t yet […]
- Spotify: Apple Rejected Our iOS Update To Drive iPhone Owners To Apple Music - June 30, 2016
Do you guys like to live in a state of constant paralyzed technophobic horror? You should read Dave Eggers’ 2013 novel, The Circle, or this article about why Gawker-squashing tech zillionaire Peter Thiel supports Donald Trump. Or, hey, just take a look at some of the recent news items about Apple: the company whose product […]
- Vic Mensa Calls Out Justin Timberlake For Cultural Appropriation - June 30, 2016
Earlier this week, Justin Timberlake came under fire when he replied, somewhat condescendingly, after being accused of benefiting from black culture. Timberlake had just tweeted his admiration of the acceptance speech that the actor Jesse Williams gave when he won a Humanitarian Award at the BET Awards. That Williams speech called out white institutions for […]
- I Guess This Is Growing Up: Blink-182 Are Back For Mall Punk’s Classic Rock Phase - June 30, 2016
Hey you! Out there in the cold, getting lonely, getting old: Everything you grew up on is classic rock now. It’s something every generation has to grapple with, but like college, marriage, raising children, and watching your loved ones die off one by one, this phenomenon feels new and uncharted when it happens to you. […]
- Review: In ‘The Innocents,’ Not Even Nuns Are Spared War Horrors - June 30, 2016
The film, based on real events in postwar Poland, depicts how atrocities test the faith of Catholic nuns in their own convent.
- Review: A House Car? For ‘Microbe and Gasoline,’ It’s Freedom - June 30, 2016
This coming-of-age tale centers on two adolescent outsiders who hit the road in a zany homemade vehicle that doubles as a dwelling.
- This Week’s Movies: July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2016
The New York Times film critics review “The BFG,” “The Legend of Tarzan” and “Our Kind of Traitor.”
- Review: A Professor Drawn to the Mob in ‘Our Kind of Traitor’ - June 30, 2016
The film, based on John le Carré’s 2010 novel of the same name, includes complications both geopolitical and conjugal.
- Review: ‘The Purge: Election Year’ Offers a Campaign Platform of Blood Lust - June 30, 2016
In the third chapter of James DeMonaco’s dystopian series, a senator joins insurgents who oppose the yearly overnight killing spree in the title.
- Review: In ‘Carnage Park,’ the Hills Have Eyes, and a Sniper, Too - June 30, 2016
Vivian (Ashley Bell) is taken hostage during a robbery, but that’s just the start of her nightmare in Mickey Keating’s new horror film.
- Review: In ‘Life, Animated,’ a Bound Mind Finds Freedom - June 30, 2016
This documentary, based on Ron Suskind’s book, recounts how Disney films helped his autistic son learn to communicate, and explores his growing up.
- Review: Bruce Willis Is a Banker With Issues in ‘Marauders’ - June 30, 2016
In this film, robberies vex Mr. Willis’s character and an F.B.I. agent played by Christopher Meloni.
- Review: Once Lost, ‘Private Property’ Is a Genuine Rediscovery - June 30, 2016
This sex-crime thriller from 1960, written and directed by Leslie Stevens, stars Corey Allen and Warren Oates.
- Review: Revisiting an Unlikely Campaign in ‘Roseanne for President!’ - June 30, 2016
Eric Weinrib’s documentary is a fascinating record of Roseanne Barr’s pursuit of a spot on the Green Party’s national ticket in 2012.
- Anatomy of a Scene: Daniels Narrate a Scene From ‘Swiss Army Man’ - June 30, 2016
Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, the writers and directors of “Swiss Army Man,” discuss a sequence featuring Paul Dano and Daniel Radcliffe.
- Anatomy of a Scene | ‘Swiss Army Man’ - June 30, 2016
Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, the writers and directors of “Swiss Army Man,” narrate a scene featuring Paul Dano and Daniel Radcliffe.
- Wiz Khalifa: 'I once vowed I'd never smoke weed' - July 1, 2016
The marijuana aficionado is not a fan of other drugs and insists hip-hop cocktail lean is no good for rappers.
- Lisa Marie Presley amends divorce papers to legal separation - July 1, 2016
Lisa Marie Presley seems to be reconsidering how to move forward with her marriage.
- Shania Twain appeals for missing fan - July 1, 2016
Shania Twain asks Twitter followers to help find missing fan.
- Lady Gaga and Sir Paul McCartney petition European leaders over YouTube - July 1, 2016
Artists sign petition against YouTube and other user-uploaded streaming sites.
- Nick Jonas' TV dad can't listen to the singer's music - June 30, 2016
Tough guy Frank Grillo has warmed to the Chains singer after initially fighting his casting in martial arts drama.
- Paris Hilton denies igniting Famous feud with Kanye West and Kim Kardashian - June 30, 2016
The heiress was too busy to pay attention to all the hoopla surrounding the rapper''s controversial new video.
- Rihanna: 'I've been a Star Trek fan all my life' - June 30, 2016
The sexy star wows fans with historic new video and Drake duet.
- Carrie Underwood is hoping to find time for romantic break in between tour dates - June 30, 2016
The working mum credits her one-year-old son for helping her to simplify her look.
- Gwyneth Paltrow stunned she's more 'hated' than Chris Brown - June 30, 2016
Gwyneth Paltrow can't believe she's more despised than Chris Brown.
- Anna Kendrick: 'Fans don't expect me to be like perfect Taylor Swift' - June 30, 2016
Anna Kendrick is surprised she doesn''t have blisters on her tongue from talking about her co-stars so much.
- Songs that Shaped Rock and Roll: "Purple Rain" - June 7, 2016
Songs that Shaped Rock and Roll: "Purple Rain"
- Songs that Shaped Rock and Roll: "A Day in the Life" - June 1, 2016
Songs that Shaped Rock and Roll: "A Day in the Life"
- Rock Hall POV: Rock & Roll's Greatest Moment - May 24, 2016
Rock Hall POV: Rock & Roll's Greatest Moment
- Songs That Shaped Rock and Roll: "The Times They Are A-Changin'" - May 24, 2016
Songs That Shaped Rock and Roll: "The Times They Are A-Changin'"
- Tom Morello Says 100% of Music is Political - May 19, 2016
Tom Morello Says 100% of Music is Political
- Bono Tells Story of U2's "Bullet the Blue Sky" - May 19, 2016
Bono Tells Story of U2's "Bullet the Blue Sky"
- Gloria Estefan Shares Why She Won't Perform in Cuba - May 19, 2016
Gloria Estefan Shares Why She Won't Perform in Cuba
- David Byrne Thinks Music Has the Power to Unify - May 19, 2016
David Byrne Thinks Music Has the Power to Unify
- Celebrating the Intersection of Rock & Politics - May 19, 2016
Celebrating the Intersection of Rock & Politics
- Rock Hall POV: Director of Collections Jun Francisco - May 3, 2016
Rock Hall POV: Director of Collections Jun Francisco
- Your Family Values Are Destroying Rock & Roll - April 28, 2016
Your Family Values Are Destroying Rock & Roll
- The Genius of Michael Jackson - April 18, 2016
The Genius of Michael Jackson
- Bruce Springsteen Joined on Stage with Bob Seger in Detroit, Condemns Anti-LGBT Laws - April 15, 2016
"We hope the bill doesn't pass, 'cause we love playing in Michigan," said Springsteen. read more
- Tribeca: Patti Smith Explains Why Acting "Is the Worst F—ing Job in the World" - April 14, 2016
During a Tribeca Film Festival talk, the rock legend and Ethan Hawke discussed how they measure success and what they love about Vincent D'Onofrio: "We should be giving awards to that guy!" read more
- TV's Most "Shazam-ed" Songs in March 2016 - April 14, 2016
Wonder what song that is still stuck in your head from last night's episode? These are the most Shazam-ed songs from TV in March.
- Kelly Clarkson Welcomes a Baby Boy - April 14, 2016
Remington Alexander Blackstock is here. read more
- Ruling Clears Way for Katy Perry to Buy Hilltop Convent - April 14, 2016
A judge determined that attempts by members of an order of elderly nuns to sell the property to an L.A. businesswoman were improper. read more
- Country Artists Condemn LGBT Laws, But Labels Remain Silent - April 14, 2016
Their silence underscores a divide between the creative class of artists who can use their platform to speak out and an industry that must be careful about taking a position. read more
- 'The Voice' Reveals Top 12 - April 14, 2016
The coaches could choose one of their bottom artists to advance. read more
- Ringo Starr Cancels North Carolina Concert Over Anti-Gay Bill - April 13, 2016
The former Beatles' drummer joins Bruce Springsteen in canceling his upcoming show over the recent legislation. read more
- Ice Cube: "Donald Trump Is What Americans Aspire to Be" - April 13, 2016
"Rich, powerful, do what you wanna do, say what you wanna say, be how you wanna be — that’s kind of been like the American dream," the rapper told Bloomberg about the presidential candidate's appeal. read more
- Big Ears Fest Closes With Xylophone and Air-Raid Siren-Assisted Experimental Piece - April 13, 2016
- Cher Says She's Now Torn Between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders - April 13, 2016
The singer tweeted that after a "marathon research" session she realized Bernie Sanders mirrors her own beliefs. read more
- Controversy Over Pre-1972 Sound Recordings Certified to New York Appeals Court - April 13, 2016
The 2nd Circuit says it needs guidance on whether state law gives copyright holders performance rights. read more
- Sinatra: Strangers in the Night 2 - July 1, 2016
Yesterday, I posted about Frank Sinatra's single, Strangers in the Night, which went to No. 1 on Billboard's Hot 100 chart this week in 1966. I also included a link to my Wall Street Journal essay on the song and... Related Stories Sinatra: Strangers in the Night Stanley Cooper (1925-2016) Sinatra on TV: The DVDs
- Sinatra: Strangers in the Night - June 30, 2016
In the Wall Street Journal today, I write on Frank Sinatra's Strangers in the Night—the single and the album (go here). Fifty years ago this week, the single went to No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and the album... Related Stories Stanley Cooper (1925-2016) Sinatra on TV: The DVDs 9 Box Sets You Deserve
- West Coast Jazz: Early Sounds - June 29, 2016
West Coast jazz has no real beginning and no specific founder. It's a sound that evolved from a range of musical influences—including Lester Young's relaxed sound on the tenor saxophone, Count Basie's swing and classical counterpoint. But West Coast jazz... Related Stories Bud Shank: Shorty Rogers, 1954 Videos: Shorty Rogers, '80s Gerry Mulligan: Three Videos
- Academy Of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences Invites New Members - June 30, 2016
NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to UCLA professor Darnell Hunt about the new class of members on the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences.
- Spielberg's 'The BFG' Parallels Another Friendly Outcast - June 30, 2016
The BFG is the new Steven Spielberg movie based off the Roald Dahl book. It's about a girl and a friendly giant triumphing over bullies and adversity. And it's got something familiar about it, too.
- Matt Ross Of 'Silicon Valley' Goes Off The Grid With 'Captain Fantastic' - June 30, 2016
Ross' new film, which he wrote and directed, is about a father living with his six children in the woods of the Pacific Northwest. "The movie is about choices we make, especially as parents," he says.
- On The Code Switch Podcast: 'I'm Not Black, I'm O.J.!' - June 29, 2016
The new ESPN documentary O.J.: Made In America examines how O.J. Simpson distanced himself from black life in America — and how that same blackness was turned into a major asset during his trial.
- A 'Wiener-Dog' Sows The Seeds Of Tragedy In New Film - June 27, 2016
Todd Solondz's new film consists of four episodes linked by a female dachshund, who has four different owners and four different names. Critic David Edelstein calls Wiener-Dog tragic and inspiring.
- Telling The Story Of A Confederate Deserter In 'Free State Of Jones' - June 25, 2016
During the Civil War, a Confederate deserter led a band of poor farmers and escaped slaves to defy the Confederacy in Mississippi. Writer and director Gary Ross talks about Free State of Jones.
- 'Swiss Army Man' Directors Explain The Symbolism Behind A Farting Corpse - June 24, 2016
The directors of Swiss Army Man — Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert — talk to NPR's Kelly McEvers about what inspired them to make a movie about a flatulent corpse, and the deeper meaning behind it.
- 'Swiss Army Man' Leaps From Realism To Fantasy - June 24, 2016
Swiss Army Man is an absurdist movie comedy in which a shipwrecked Paul Dano befriends a surprisingly talkative corpse, played by Daniel Radcliffe.
- Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'Finding Dory' And Great Voice Acting - June 24, 2016
This week's show finds us swimming around in Pixar's latest, and then we talk about the finer points of the voice acting we love the most. Plus: what's making us happy this week.
- Director Taika Waititi's 'Wilderpeople' Is Good For A Laugh — And Then A Cry - June 24, 2016
The Kiwi actor/filmmaker uses humor to address painful situations in his films. His latest, Hunt for the Wilderpeople, follows a city kid trekking through the wilderness with his reluctant foster dad.
Monthly Archives: February 2009
Duke Hair products has been around for years. I remember using it as a child. Duke really became popular when guys start putting waves in their hair. Once you’ve seen a guy with a Doo Rag on his head, chances are, he was using a Duke product. I loved their fragrances. The only thing about this product was that, if your hair was too long, you could not use the wax like cream.