- 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.
- Black Dice – “Big Deal” - June 29, 2016
Black Dice haven’t released any music since 2012’s Mr. Impossible, but that’s about to change. As Pitchfork points out, the New York experimentalists are returning next month with a two-song EP called Big Deal. They’ve just shared its a-side, an art-damaged guitar freakout also called “Big Deal.” Hear it below. “Big Deal” b/w “Last Laugh” […]
- Young Thug – “Turn Up” Video - June 28, 2016
Young Thug has just shared the music video for a new song called “Turn Up,” which features Thug yawping “turn up for the club” over a vaguely Bieber-esque flute sample. The clip, directed by Garfield Larmond, basically doubles as an advertisement for his fiancée Jerrika Karlae’s new swimwear line — Thug cozies up to Karlae […]
- Watch A Day In The Life Of Diplo Starring James Van Der Beek - June 28, 2016
Between his embrace of the Crying Dawson meme and his role as a heightened version of himself on the underrated sitcom Don’t Trust the B—- in Apartment 23, James Van Der Beek has proven himself to be a delightfully affable dude who’s pretty much game for whatever goofy shit you can throw at him. The […]
- Blake Babies Announce Intimate Reunion Shows - June 28, 2016
Back in March, Blake Babies announced that they would release a collection of demos recorded in 1988 that would later go on to shape their debut album Earwig. We haven’t heard any news from the band since then, but today Juliana Hatfield announced that Blake Babies will play two private reunion shows this summer in […]
- Skepta – “Coming Soon” (Feat. ILoveMakonnen & Céon) - June 28, 2016
It’s been less than a couple months since UK Grime purveyor Skepta dropped the excellent Konnichiwa, and he’s already back with new music. This time around he recruits ILoveMakonnen and Céon for a bouncy, celebratory joint called “Coming Soon” via The FADER. The aesthetic is clearly Makonnen-influenced with the slinky, shimmering, ice cream truck-like beat, […]
- Viggo Mortensen Goes Off the Grid With ‘Captain Fantastic’ - June 28, 2016
An actor who is picky about roles sees himself in this film about isolation. It’s directed by Matt Ross, a.k.a. Gavin Belson on “Silicon Valley.”
- Peter Hutton, Filmmaker With Austerely Romantic Worldview, Dies at 71 - June 27, 2016
All of Mr. Hutton’s films were silent. Generally devoid of camera movement and montage, they suggest sketchbooks or photographic albums.
- Op-Ed Columnist: White Savior, Rape and Romance? - June 27, 2016
The full brutality of slavery is strangely missing in a retelling of a Civil War story.
- Board Elections to the Motion Picture Academy Have Rare Sizzle - June 26, 2016
Diversity is among the issues being watched closely ahead of these contests for the governing body of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
- ‘Finding Dory’ Tops Domestic Box Office in Its Second Weekend - June 26, 2016
The No. 1 movie in North America was again “Finding Dory,” which took in about $73.2 million this weekend for a two-week domestic total of $286.6 million.
- Paul Cox, Independent Filmmaker Who Explored Postmodern Life, Dies at 76 - June 25, 2016
The Dutch-born Australian director was considered a father of Australian art cinema. He said he chose filmmaking not out of ambition, but because it was “pure compulsion.”
- George Lucas Abandons Plan to Build Art Museum in Chicago - June 24, 2016
The filmmaker George Lucas said he would move his narrative art museum to California after “seemingly unending litigation to protect a parking lot.”
- Review: In ‘Independence Day: Resurgence,’ the Fault Is Not in the Fireworks - June 24, 2016
All you really need to know about this sequel to the 1996 smash hit is that it took multiple men to cook up this pottage, which hinges on humanity battling aliens.
- ‘Life, Animated’ Shares a Family’s True Fairy Tale - June 24, 2016
The film adaptation of Ron Suskind’s book about his autistic son includes the animation that helped them communicate.
- New York Asian Film Festival Includes a Bit of Japanese Horror - June 24, 2016
“Creepy,” from Kiyoshi Kurosawa, has its premiere on June 29 in the wide-ranging festival, which runs through July 9.
- On DVD: In ‘The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T,’ Practice Makes Pandemonium - June 24, 2016
Dr. Seuss’s sole live-action effort, from 1953, was a one-of-a-kind movie in many ways. So is the 2015 stop-motion curiosity “Anomalisa.”
- Review: ‘Eat That Question,’ on Frank Zappa, the Media and Cultural Upheavals - June 24, 2016
A documentary about Zappa is rich in archival interviews that say worlds about this musician — who was well known but not well understood — and his times.
- Justin Bieber taken off probation in vandalism case - June 29, 2016
Justin Bieber has served almost two years on probation for his 2014 egging incident.
- Keith Richards to front new film for BBC - June 29, 2016
BBC Music today announces that Rolling Stone legend Keith Richards is to front a film for BBC Two to air in July, and this Autumn will curate an
- Newly mature John Mayer is looking for love - June 29, 2016
John Mayer, who counts Taylor Swift, Jennifer Aniston and Katy Perry among his famous exes, has insisted he's ready for a new relationship.
- Spice Girls push anniversary tour plans to 2017 - June 29, 2016
Mel B reveals all the venues the group wanted to play were booked as they tried to put reunion dates together.
- Pink & Enrique Iglesias join celebrities horrified by terrorist attack in Turkey - June 29, 2016
Stars stunned as 36 people are killed in triple suicide bombing.
- Blood Orange: I tend to draw on the past - June 29, 2016
Yesterday evening Zane Lowe spoke to Blood Orange on his new record “Freetown Sound”, his recording process, inspirations
- Elvis Presley guitarist Scotty Moore dies - June 29, 2016
Scotty Moore, the legendary guitarist for Elvis Presley, has died in Tennessee at the age of 84.
- Drake inspires kids with speech in South Africa - June 29, 2016
Drake found the time to honour late leader Nelson Mandela while filming a new music video.
- Wiz Khalifa: 'I learned a lot from Amber Rose divorce' - June 28, 2016
Wiz Khalifa hated the effect his split from Amber Rose had on their son more than himself.
- Ozzy Osbourne: 'I'm not ready for retirement' - June 28, 2016
The rock star dismisses his wife Sharon's recent statement suggesting he'll step away from the spotlight before he turns 70.
- 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
- 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
- Interview: Jan Persson - June 28, 2016
Back in May, I posted on a Bill Evans Trio rehearsal in Denmark in 1966 that was captured on tape for TV broadcast. In the TV studio that day was Evans on piano; Eddie Gomez on bass; Alex Riel on... Related Stories Bill Evans: Sweden, 1970 Bill Evans: Some Other Time Dexter Gordon: Denmark, 1962
- John Coltrane: Speak Low - June 27, 2016
As far as I can tell, tenor saxophonist John Coltrane recorded Speak Low only once in the studio, during Sonny Clark's Sonny's Crib album session for Blue Note on Sept. 1, 1957. What's notable about the recording session is that... Related Stories John Coltrane: Blue Train Red Garland: Halleloo-Y'-All 9 Box Sets You Deserve
- 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.
- Shark, Weak: 'The Shallows' Strands Blake Lively At Sea - June 23, 2016
A shark traps a medical student just 90 seconds from shore in this mediocre, water-logged thriller.
- Vehicle Blamed For 'Star Trek' Actor's Death Was Subject Of Recall - June 21, 2016
Anton Yelchin, who played the role of Pavel Chekov, died after he was pinned against a fence by his SUV. He might have fallen victim to a defect that prompted Jeep to send warning letters to owners.
- HBO's 'Suited' And The Search For The Perfect Fit - June 20, 2016
A new documentary follows the clients of a custom suiting shop that works with clients who are transgender or gender-nonconforming.
- Actor Kevin Hart On Comedy, 'Central Intelligence' And Lessons From His Mom - June 18, 2016
Hart has drawn enormous crowds to his stand-up shows and comedy films. The actor/comic says he owes a lot to his mom. "She never let me start something without finishing it."
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