A.C. Newman gets real raw and emotional with a talk show host in the clip for “I’m Not Talking.” The General Assembly directs. Watch it below.
When I was in high school, I was a really good math student. Even though I lost the enthusiasm for the routine of school, shall we say, a few years later, I legit enjoyed doing my Calculus homework. For me, the time I spent doing that work will be forever linked to the CDs I listened to; my parents would buy them for me because hey, there are worse habits to encourage, so thusly I knocked out stuff like OK Computer, Bitches Brew, basically anything AllMusicGuide gave five stars to (this included some Grateful Dead CDs. I eventually bought one of the signature bear patches. I never ended up sewing it on to anything). So, when I think of music, I like to think of math because ….
The Rolling Stones are in London playing a string of shows in celebration of the band’s 50th anniversary, and last night the band brought out Florence Welch to wail on “Gimme Shelter.” She obliged. Watch it below.
Believe is a great pop record, and its successes have more to do with the writing but also Bieber’s performances are great. Half of Nicki’s album is incredible (and I’m also swaded by some strong tracks on the re-up like “I Endorse These Strippers“
tilla u r a god
The Mind Is So Complex When You’re Based
ROLL TIDE, IN THAT CASE
thanks Michael_. i obviously don’t love when you attack others just trying to do their thing and express their feelings about something, but i really appreciate your passion and i like your blog. i think you’re a good writer who really cares about the subject matter and that’s not something everyone can tout, you know? it’s a good thing. Next time you get angry just put on “Headlines” and shit will work out
Somebody’s gotta do it. Just happy it’s me and I can help out the alma mater.
From what I know, that Q&A is going to be in the new Best Music Writing 2012 book that’s going to be published soon. It’s not part of the Da Capo series anymore, but it’s independently published and guest-edited by ?uestlove! So, look out for that #PLUG
“Keep your heart, 3 stacks, keep your heart” is the best advice that I’ve ever gotten that was in no way intended for me
Hey raptor jesus, put away all of your breakable stuff if you can — I want to minimize the damage to your personal effects when the SWAT team breaks into your house just now. Just bein’ thoughtful, welcome