Rustie's Green Language is a truly incredible piece of work, thanks in part to "Velcro," one of many fine tracks that crossbreed booming trap production with that trusty old Justice…   Read Story »
In 2010, Toyota promoted its Sienna minivan by dubbing it the "Swagger Wagon," complete with a music video that featured two WASPy suburban parents boasting about their vehicle in forced hip-hop…   Read Story »
Apple turned to the Pixies (by way of a children's choir) to soundtrack one recent iPhone commercial. As MacRumors reports, they've enlisted another indie-rock icon, Julie Doiron of Sub Pop noise-pop…   Read Story »
Milk Music isn't just a DIY punk band from Olympia; it's also the name Samsung has given to its entry into the streaming-services wars. And in a new commerical, the Samsung people have rounded up a…   Read Story »
What's that? "A bunch of wrinkly old men trying to relive their youth and make a load of money"? Just who are we talking about here?! In a recent promo for Monty Python's final reunion shows, Mick…   Read Story »
Kanye West and Kim Kardashian are in Versailles and Florence for their wedding weekend, which already featured Lana Del Rey, David Blaine, and great caviar at the rehearsal dinner. Meanwhile, the…   Read Story »
The ice cream company Cornetto is huge in the UK, and for whatever reason, Simon Pegg's comedy movies Shaun Of The Dead, Hot Fuzz, and The World's End are known as the Three Flavours Cornetto…   Read Story »
The Smith Westerns have been pretty quiet this year, which is understandable since it has only been about 10 months since they released the Album Of The Week-honored Soft Will. They've been doing…   Read Story »
Robyn is an engineer of sleek, efficient, forward-thinking, quintessentially Swedish pop anthems, so it makes sense that the marketing people at Volvo would love her. She's now the star of a new…   Read Story »
If the 2014-edition Pixies are in full cash-in mode, which seems like a definite possibility, then it is absolutely no surprise to see them licensing their songs to gigantic corporations. But Apple's…   Read Story »