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 »
Eminem was a star before he released the raw, masterful Marshall Mathers LP in 2000, but that's the album that catapulted him into stratospheric cultural omnipresence. And later this year, he'll…   Read Story »
As you may recall, about one year ago Taco Bell released a commercial featuring the Passion Pit song "Take A Walk." Some fans criticized the band, as might be expected whenever artists align with…   Read Story »
According to the signs posted at Yeah Yeah Yeahs shows, Nick, Brian, and Karen are highly against people filming while YYYs music is being played. Of course, those are live show rules, and certainly…   Read Story »
I'm not sure it's possible to steal Kanye West's thunder at this point, but if it is, his buddy Jay-Z just did it. Just as last night's NBA Finals game was going into halftime, Samsung aired a…   Read Story »
The Justin Timberlake-co-owned new Myspace apparently launched today, despite the fact that registration has already been opened to the public and the editorial has been delivering a lot of content.…   Read Story »
Carrie Brownstein spent years as one third of Sleater-Kinney, arguably the greatest punk band in the world. During that time, it would've been a real head-exploder to imagine her in a credit card…   Read Story »
Wilco percussionist Glenn Kotche has taken his rhythm skills to the kitchen. In a new commercial for Delta Faucets' "Touch2O Technology" -- no faucet handles, just give it a smack and the water flow…   Read Story »
Earlier this month, Beyoncé debuted a minute-and-a-half chunk of her new song "Grown Woman" in a Pepsi ad. Apparently, that strategy worked so well that she's already repeated it, except this time…   Read Story »
We haven't heard much from Givers lately, but the Louisiana-based band is resurfacing in a Lipton commercial. The group's stand-out track "Up Up Up" starts playing as a man cracks open his iced tea…   Read Story »