At this point I don’t think you can call it luck that TV on the Radio has ridden a decade long wave of overwhelmingly adoring press. Must be doing something right. I’ve never been much more than a cursory admirer, following the band’s trajectory only loosely. I saw TVOTR open for Bauhaus and Nine Inch […]
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November 22nd, 2014 · Comments Off on TV on the Radio Play “Happy Idiot” on Letterman
September 13th, 2012 · 1 Comment
An old friend and fellow WUSC alum pointed me to this amazing documentary of early punk and new wave compiled from Tony Wilson’s “So It Goes” series that was originally shown on Granada TV on Channel 4 in the UK. It features (in order) Sex Pistols, Elvis Costello, Buzzcocks, John Cooper Clarke, Iggy Pop, Wreckless Eric, Ian Dury, […]
September 10th, 2012 · Comments Off on Rocket from the Crypt Briefly Reunites for Yo Gabba Gabba! Appearance
What a way to introduce Rocket from the Crypt to my kids. I have to admit this is one of the better reunion ploys. No cash grab tour with dutiful live album following suit. Just a limited edition 7″ available via Volcom retailers after September 21st. The b-side is a collaboration between Biz Markie and […]
September 10th, 2012 · Comments Off on Bob Mould Slays “The Descent” on Letterman
I know this is a few days old, but, holy eff, Bob Mould just slays his new single here. I haven’t been into a Bob Mould solo record since maybe high school. Silver Age, out now on Merge, sounds more like Sugar than Hüsker Dü, but I’ll take it.
September 8th, 2012 · Comments Off on Divine Fits on Jimmy Fallon
This record is on constant repeat.
November 20th, 2009 · 1 Comment
Despite Paul Banks’ active promotion of his impressive solo debut, Julian Plenti is…Skyscraper, the fourth Interpol album is still on track for release in early 2010. Drummer Sam Fogarino has even alluded to its close relationship to Interpol’s darkly expansive 2002 debut, Turn on the Bright Lights, telling Paste Magazine, “In trying to move forward, there […]
May 6th, 2009 · Comments Off on Chuck is to Pete Doherty as Blair is to Kelly Clarkson as Jenny is to Courtney Love?
Gossip Girl’s Taylor Momsen, the sixteen year-old actress who plays Jenny Humphrey on the teen soap, fronts a band called Pretty Reckless. Of course, she does. This is the third cast member to parlay tween fame into a burgeoning music career. Ed Westwick has his Pete Doherty homage and Leighton Meester has been testing the […]
April 16th, 2009 · 1 Comment
Back on April 3rd Lily Allen sat down with Jimmy Kimmel before performing two songs off It’s Not Me, It’s You, looking ridiculously adorable. She discussed her recent Twitter fetish and how she gives tickets away for her shows each night by Twittering clues. With 144,000 followers it’s not exactly surprising that fans would find […]
September 4th, 2008 · 5 Comments
If you’re one of the people who watches Gossip Girl religiously and was wondering what that song from the Season 2 Promos was, consensus seems to be Ca Plane Pour Moi by Plastic Bertrand. And yes, this does make 2 French songs in a row. WTF?! Random.