- 30 Years Ago Run-D.M.C. Released Breakthrough ‘Raising Hell’ - May 26, 2016
Thirty years ago, Run-D.M.C. embodied hip-hop. Released on May 26, 1986, the Queens, New York, trio’s third album Raising Hell found the group at... The post 30 Years Ago Run-D.M.C. Released Breakthrough ‘Raising Hell’ appeared first on Rhapsody Music News.
- 16 Things You Didn’t Know About Tycho - May 25, 2016
Tycho is an audiovisual project led by producer wunderkind Scott Hansen, along with band members Zac Brown on bass and guitar and Rory O’Connor... The post 16 Things You Didn’t Know About Tycho appeared first on Rhapsody Music News.
- Grateful Dead Celebrated by Indie Rock Royals - May 24, 2016
You don’t have to love the Grateful Dead to dig Day of the Dead, an epic 59-song tribute compilation meticulously produced and curated over... The post Grateful Dead Celebrated by Indie Rock Royals appeared first on Rhapsody Music News.
- The So So Glos ‘Kamikaze’ Is Grand Punk Psychodrama - May 23, 2016
It’s Wednesday morning, and The So So Glos’ Alex Levine is busy making his way over to Queens for band practice. The punks’ live... The post The So So Glos ‘Kamikaze’ Is Grand Punk Psychodrama appeared first on Rhapsody Music News.
- Rappers Who Celebrate Faith Through Rhyme - May 23, 2016
Earlier this month, Nate “NF” Feuerstein scaled the upper reaches of the Billboard albums chart with Therapy Session. The rapper’s second full-length is an... The post Rappers Who Celebrate Faith Through Rhyme appeared first on Rhapsody Music News.
- Morrissey Now Says He Is Playing Riot Fest - May 27, 2016
Last week, the gigantic punk-centric festival Riot Fest announced the lineups for both its Denver and Chicago festivals, and Morrissey was right up at the top of the Chicago lineup, alongside the reunited Misfits, Ween, Death Cab For Cutie, Rob Zombie, and a whole mess of others. Last week, Morrissey disputed that claim; a post […]
- The Avalanches Tease New Song “Subways” Via Hotline - May 27, 2016
The Avalanches are totally back, and the world now gets to hear a piece of an actual new single, something they haven’t given us in years. They’re not making it easy, though. NME writer Matthew Horton noticed some posters for the Avalanches’ forthcoming documentary Since They Left Us showing up around London, and he tweeted […]
- T-Rextasy – “I Wanna Be a Punk Rocker” Video - May 27, 2016
T-Rextasy released their excellently titled debut full-length Jurassic Punk last week. Today, they’re back with a fun new video for album track “I Wanna Be a Punk Rocker,” which sees the young band transform themselves from proper young women to beer-swilling, pizza-eating punks. Claudia Ross directs; watch below. Jurassic Punk is out now via Miscreant […]
- Nothing – “A.C.D. (Abcessive Compulsive Disorder)” Video - May 27, 2016
Philadelphia shoegaze heavies Nothing released their sophomore LP Tired Of Tomorrow earlier this month, and now they’re sharing a new video for album track “A.C.D. (Abcessive Compulsive Disorder),” a dark animated clip directed by Nickolas Schuller. “I’ve been obsessing over some dark web computer animated stuff lately,” the band’s Domenic Palermo explains. “Much of this […]
- Chance The Rapper – “No Problem” (Feat. Lil Wayne & 2 Chainz) Video - May 27, 2016
After a couple weeks of Apple Music exclusivity, Chance The Rapper’s fantastic new mixtape Coloring Book will finally be available to stream on all platforms tonight. But before that happens, Chance has shared a new video for the Lil Wayne and 2 Chainz collab “No Problem,” which finds the young rapper riding through the streets […]
- Documentary Retries Kitty Genovese’s Neighbors - May 27, 2016
“Don’t get involved,” might have been overstated in self-perpetuating accounts of a famous killing in Queens.
- On DVD: 1940s Dispatches From the Land of Wynken, Blynken and Noir - May 27, 2016
Arthur Ripley’s “The Chase” (1946) and Delmer Daves’s “Dark Passage” (1947) blend dreamlike Expressionistic imagery with hard-boiled narratives.
- Review: When Auschwitz Inmates Reunite in ‘To Life,’ the Shadow of War Remains - May 26, 2016
This Jean-Jacques Zilbermann film focuses on postwar revelations and the friendship three women forged when prisoners in the camp.
- Review: In ‘Princess,’ an Israeli Family in Need of Boundaries - May 26, 2016
In her first feature, Ms. Shalom-Ezer explores the shadowy territory between family love and illicit sex.
- Review: ‘The Ones Below,’ Looming Parenthood and Unsettling Suspense - May 26, 2016
For two couples sharing a London townhouse, the joys of expecting take a dark turn in this thriller, the feature debut of David Farr.
- Review: ‘Jia Zhangke, a Guy From Fenyang,’ a Portrait of a Visionary Filmmaker - May 26, 2016
The documentary is a decent and conscientious companion piece to Mr. Zhangke’s films.
- Review: ‘Holy Hell,’ Inside a Cult, via Its Own Videographer - May 26, 2016
A member pursues and documents a cult leader whose persona devolves from charismatic to creepy in this documentary.
- Review: ‘As I AM’ Explores DJ AM’s Rise and Decline - May 26, 2016
This documentary serves up the cautionary tale of a genre-defying D.J.’s rise in a high-flying pop world and his ultimate undoing in a drug overdose.
- Review: In ‘Chevalier,’ the Manly Games Played on the Aegean - May 26, 2016
This comedy by the Greek director Athina Rachel Tsangari follows six men on a yacht as they compete against each other for a golden ring.
- Review: ‘The Idol,’ the Underdog Story of an ‘Arab Idol’ - May 26, 2016
Hany Abu-Assad’s film expands on the story of Mohammed Assaf, a Palestinian pop singer who won “Arab Idol” in 2013.
- Movie Listings for May 27-June 2 - May 26, 2016
A guide to movies playing at theaters in the New York City area, as well as select festivals and film series.
- Review: ‘Presenting Princess Shaw,’ a YouTube Star in-the-Making - May 26, 2016
This documentary portrays an aspiring singer from New Orleans who posts performance videos of herself and longs for recognition, which arrives almost magically.
- Chris Brown's ex can't say anything 'positive' about him - May 27, 2016
Nia Guzman, the mother of Chris Brown’s daughter Royalty, has opened up about their strained relationship.
- Nick Jonas confirms he has dated Lily Collins - May 27, 2016
Nick Jonas has confirmed he enjoyed a few dates with actress Lily Collins.
- Calvin Harris cancels more shows due to car accident - May 27, 2016
Calvin Harris is too unwell to appear at the scheduled performances.
- Rapper Troy Ave arrested after fatal shooting - May 27, 2016
Brooklyn rapper has been arrested for yesterday’s shooting at a T.I. concert at Irving Plaza in New York that killed one man and wounded three others.
- Embattled security guard accuses Kanye West's entourage of forgery - May 27, 2016
Former police officer Steve Stanulis wants an apology from the rap star for 'terrorising' him.
- The Strokes to release four track Future Present Past EP - May 26, 2016
The Strokes will deliver new music next week with a new four track EP ‘Future Present Past’ on the way.
- Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis man the phone bank for Red Nose Day - May 26, 2016
Julia Roberts and Elton John help raise over $30 million (£20 million) for America''s Red Nose Day.
- Loudon Wainwright III takes aim at Trump - May 26, 2016
Loudon Wainwright III has a long history of writing songs that express his mind and he’s now turned his sites on the 2016 presidential race.
- Gary Numan: Android In La La Land to celebrate European premiere at EIFF - May 26, 2016
perfectmotion ltd in association with Faction Films & Machine Music are very excited, honoured and indeed thrilled to announce that their
- Nick Jonas feared pal Demi Lovato would suffer drug death - May 26, 2016
Nick Jonas is proud of ex-girlfriend Miley Cyrus.
- 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
- Essential Listening from the 2016 Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Inductees - April 8, 2016
Essential Listening from the 2016 Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Inductees
- Tragedy and Mystery on Tour with Deep Purple in 1975 - April 5, 2016
Tragedy and Mystery on Tour with Deep Purple in 1975
- 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
- Harry Arnold: Live, c. 1966 - May 27, 2016
Following my post earlier in the week on Swedish arranger-conductor Harry Arnold, I figure you might want a see him in action. In the following clip, he's leading the Danish Radio Big Band on a TV show from around 1966.... Related Stories This Is Harry: The Mystery Band
- Phineas Newborn Jr: 1962 - May 26, 2016
Yesterday I was listening to the recordings of Phineas Newborn Jr. and was struck, yet again, at how remarkable a jazz pianist he was. His strength, poetic poise and, most of all, phrasing, were stunning. Born in Whiteville, Tenn., Newborn... Related Stories Shelly Manne: Speak Low, 1962
- Dexter Gordon: Denmark, 1962 - May 25, 2016
Let's hang in Scandinavia for another day this week. I want to show you a fabulous gig documentary made in 1962 for the German TV program, An Ort und Stelle: Jazz in Kopenhagen (or On the Scene: Jazz in Copenhagen).... Related Stories Bill Evans: 'That Was Easy' The Things We Did Last Summer
- Pop Culture Happy Hour: Live At The Vulture Festival - May 27, 2016
Audie Cornish joins us this week for a chat about the things we pick over endlessly and the sometimes unsatisfying intersection of politics and pop culture.
- 'Presenting Princess Shaw': The Unlikely Story Of Samantha Montgomery - May 27, 2016
Samantha Montgomery is an elder-care worker in New Orleans who also writes and sings her own songs on YouTube. A composer in Israel spotted her and via social media, they began to work together.
- Manipulative Editing Reflects Poorly On Katie Couric, Gun Documentary - May 27, 2016
In the film, Couric asks gun owners a question and is met with dumbstruck silence. That's not what happened in the interview. Instead, NPR's David Folkenflik says, it was a foolish directorial choice.
- In 'The Idol,' A Singer Faces More Than Just Harsh Judges - May 26, 2016
Based on the real story of Mohammed Assaf's run on Arab Idol, the film follows a boy whose dreams as a singer eventually lead him into a tricky journey toward his big moment.
- Cult Survivor Documents 2 Decades Inside 'Holy Hell' - May 26, 2016
Will Allen directed the documentary Holy Hell, which depicts his experience as a videographer and member of The Buddhafield cult. Allen used his own footage, as well as his interviews with other former members, to make this documentary.
- Kickboxing Director Lexi Alexander Uses Activism To Bust Out Of 'Movie Jail' - May 26, 2016
After her 2008 movie, Punisher: War Zone, flopped, Alexander had a hard time getting new projects. She was in what's known as Hollywood's "movie jail," a common experience for female directors.
- Dear Hollywood, This Is How You Make A Movie With African Characters - May 25, 2016
Sean Penn's new movie set in Africa got booed at Cannes. Critics said its African characters were "bleeding wallpaper." Here are 4 films that give African characters (and actors) their due.
- 'Weiner' Is An Intriguingly Nuanced Look At An Easy Punch Line - May 23, 2016
Two years after he was caught texting crotch shots, former New York Congressman Anthony Weiner was back in the spotlight, running for mayor. A new documentary chronicles his scandal-plagued campaign.
- Beyond Scandalous Selfies: Documenting Anthony Weiner's Downfall - May 22, 2016
A new documentary shows the rise and fall of the former congressman with unimaginable access. Co-directors Josh Kriegman and Elyse Steinberg explain how they got the story.
- Coming Up Sunday: The Directors Of 'Weiner' - May 21, 2016
On Sunday's All Things Considered, we will take a look at Weiner, a new documentary that chronicles the political failure of Anthony Weiner as he ran for New York City mayor.
- Assassin's Creed
- Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
- Doctor Strange
- Jack Reacher: Never Go Back
- The Magnificent Seven (2016)
- Mechanic: Resurrection
- Suicide Squad
- Jason Bourne
- Star Trek Beyond
- The Legend of Tarzan
- Independence Day: Resurgence
- Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows
- X-Men: Apocalypse
Monthly Archives: April 2009
Do you remember the Simon game? I remember having one as a kid and it was a lot of fun. It was basically a memory game using colors and sounds. The key objective was to remember all the sounds that corresponded to the color (or vise versa). The more sounds/colors, the harder it becomes. Try the new hand Simon Hand Held