For a second, a Keds commercial starring a young, blonde Lana Del Rey lived on YouTube, but it's been removed thanks to a UMG copyright claim. (Keds has confirmed that it was indeed LDR, though.) In…   Read Story »
Rockstar will roll out the third Max Payne title later this spring, and that video game's original soundtrack features some new material from L.A. noise rockers HEALTH. The track is called "TEARS,"…   Read Story »
ZoZo and Siri hook up for an iPhone commercial. Watch below. "Siri, who invented yarn?" and more at Videogum.   Read Story »
INXS's "Need You Tonight" is one of the all-time great karaoke jams because it's a great song and because you don't actually have to be any good at singing to do it justice; you get just go full-on…   Read Story »
The members of New York's suddenly-awesome underground rap scene aren't exactly the most conventionally attractive group of dudes on the face of the earth, but they do know how to look cool. And the…   Read Story »
Over the past few years, Converse has been teaming up trios of unlikely artists to record songs for the show company; the last one had Matt & Kim, Andrew W.K., and Soulja Boy. The next entry in that…   Read Story »
Wavves and Best Coast double dip in the royalty pot by licensing last year's "Got Something For You" -- originally written for Target -- for a Guitar Center holiday ad. Can they do that? I guess they…   Read Story »
Morrissey is either getting even more into the Christmas spirit than everyone else, or he's cold getting paid. The man recently licensed a cover version of the Smiths' song "Please, Please, Please…   Read Story »
"You Might Get Stuck On Me," a new song from the British twee-pop duo Summer Camp, appears in a new video for the cosmetics company 17. In the clip, a boy and a girl sit in a room together while a…   Read Story »
The New York clothing company Mishka has already earned a certain place in my heart for distributing great rap mixtapes like Mr. Muthafuckin' eXquire's Lost In Translation, Main Attrakionz' 808s &…   Read Story »