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The Bumbershoot Festival goes down in venues around Seattle every year on Labor Day weekend, and the lineup for this year's festivities on 8/30-9/1 just came out. As usual, it's a unique assembly of…   Read Story »
Sissy bounce emissary Big Freedia, the New Orleans sensation whose concert is something you absolutely should take your most prude friend to, made her network television debut on Jimmy Kimmel last…   Read Story »
"Nasty" is probably the title you'd expect for a team-up between Baltimore/Philly dance rapper Spank Rock and New Orleans sissy bounce queen Big Freedia. And the song itself, from Spank Rock's new…   Read Story »
"Excuse" follows "Almost Famous" on the five-song Scion A/V Presents Big Freedia EP. The video, funded entirely by Scion A/V, was directed by Scott & Karl of Project Fathom. If you liked the…   Read Story »
Wilco, The Strokes, Lupe Fiasco, The Decemberists, and many many others headed down to New Orleans for the week-long New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. The festival started in the 70s, and it's…   Read Story »
"I wanna thank all of my fans and all of my haters for making me famous." Freedia gets that mission statement for "Almost Famous" out early, and spends the rest of this track -- the lead single from…   Read Story »
This week we've got new videos from tUnE-yArDs, TV On The Radio, SebastiAn, Mr. Dream, Coma Cinema, Big Freedia, and the Human League. That's a still from the Human League video above, who put…   Read Story »
Booty-clap pied piper and Sissy Bounce emissary Big Freedia has spread awareness of her gender-bent rap amalgamations far beyond their New Oreleans origin, though it's only with next week's Scion…   Read Story »
A couple of Best Videos Of The Week ago I mentioned how nearly every good clip that week was too long, too nude, or too violent to make it on to MTV; one was even removed from YouTube, verification…   Read Story »
Every year the death knell drum beats a little louder around CMJ. By 2007 the NY Times was well practiced writing that sort of piece -- when the author of that year's article Melena Ryzik asked for…   Read Story »