The toy company GoldieBlox has had a rough year in advertising after being accused of copyright infringement by the Beastie Boys for re-working the band's 1986 classic "Girls" to convey a more…   Read Story »
For some reason, Kia has commissioned Charli XCX and Bleachers' Jack Antonoff to sing each other's songs for a new ad campaign called In-Ride Sessions. Antonoff sings Charli's "Break The Rules" while…   Read Story »
Hey, remember when Nirvana reunited, except with Paul McCartney standing in for Kurt Cobain, and they recorded a song called "Cut Me Some Slack"? No? You have no memory of that happening? Well, it…   Read Story »
Wild Beasts have teamed up with French artist Mattis Dovier to create a graphic novel made entirely of GIFs. The project was created for The Jameson Works, a portfolio of artistic works sponsored by…   Read Story »
You know a rapper has reached a rarefied level of fame when a goddam sneaker company is enlisting him for a commercial. It's not exactly a surprise that Kendrick Lamar is a star on the rise, but it's…   Read Story »
Pharrell is everywhere now, so why not opposite supermodel Cara Delevingne in a Chanel short film by Karl Lagerfeld? "Reincarnation" features the superstar duo dancing in an old-fashioned ballroom…   Read Story »
A song from the Strokes recently showed up in a commercial for the Volkswagen Golf, and it looks like another car company has snagged the honor of a Julian Casablancas-performed song to soundtrack…   Read Story »
Back when Apple pulled that whole U2 stunt, they also announced Apple Pay, a way to pay for products using your phone instead of a credit card. Bleachers star in Chase's new ad for the service. Jack…   Read Story »
The Strokes are no strangers to having their songs appear in commercials, but their latest placement is especially telling after Julian Casablancas made it clear last month that he was over New York…   Read Story »
While watching college football this weekend I noticed a familiar piano figure soundtracking a car commercial. Indeed, there was DJ Shadow's "Building Steam With A Grain Of Salt," the opening salvo…   Read Story »