The genius of Autre Ne Veut's Anxiety is summed up pretty well on "Counting." It subtly blended dissonant electronics with smooth pop R&B, while Arthur Ashin, despite his sexy delivery, sang about…   Read Story »
The great tough-chick British pop singer Lily Allen released her second album It's Not Me, It's You in 2009, and then she pretty much entirely backed out of the game, having two kids and leaving…   Read Story »
David Bowie, who's been awfully busy lately, is the star of a new short film called L'Invitation Au Voyage, which doubles as an advertisement for Louis Vuitton. Romain Gavras, who's made great music…   Read Story »
Samsung has some sort of new smartphone wristwatch. It sort of reminds me of something Judy Jetson would be into. To advertise this little gadget they have a new commercial made of retro-futuristic…   Read Story »
Boards Of Canada finally came out of hiding this year with Tomorrow's Harvest and now they seem to be enjoying the spotlight. Nike has a lengthy new spot soundtracked by the album's lead track "Reach…   Read Story »
This is where I'd say "Lorde, Lorde!" if the "e" wasn't silent. Lorde's "Royals" has been just about everywhere lately, and now we've officially moved on to the Kidz Bop version. Well, not quite --…   Read Story »
Earlier this year, Sony used a new remix of David Bowie's "Sound And Vision," from his 1977 undisputed-classic album Low, in an ad for their new Xperia Z smartphone. Remixer Sonjay Prabhakar reworked…   Read Story »
Warpaint, who we last heard contributing to this fantastic cover of the xx's "Crystalised," have a new original song "Love Is To Die" in a Calvin Klein commercial. It's a good sign that we can expect…   Read Story »
Apple's iPhone 5C model hits stores on Friday. It's $100 cheaper than the iPhone 5S because it's made out of plastic. It also comes in a bunch of bright colors. The first commercial for the 5c --…   Read Story »
Fiona Apple has covered Willy Wonka's "Pure Imagination" in collaboration with Mexican fast food chain Chipotle in a campaign against factory farming. Apple, who is a known vegan, soundtracks an…   Read Story »