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Jack White, Eddie Vedder, 50 Cent Get Their Own Topps Baseball Cards

Jack White is getting his own baseball card! And he’s not even sad! (Oh boy, remember that meme? How time flies…) According to The Detroit Free Press, White will appear on a First Pitch Insert card in the 2015 Topps Series 1 set. On the card, he’s rocking a vintage Detroit Tigers jersey for hi… More »

By: James Rettig / January 21, 2015 - 9:43 pm

My Morning Jacket Announce One Big Holiday 2015 With The War On Drugs, Band Of Horses

Earlier this year, My Morning Jacket put on the inaugural One Big Holiday in Mexico and we had a lot to say about it. Now the band has announced details for next year’s event. In addition to three MMJ performances, the 2015 lineup will include Band Of Horses (playing separate electric and acoustic sets), Preservatio… More »

By: James Rettig / June 19, 2014 - 12:21 pm

Watch David Byrne Cover Biz Markie’s “Just A Friend” To Make A Point About Royalties

Cake frontman John McCrea is one of the many artists railing against streaming services like Spotify and the way they only pay a pittance in royalties to artists. He’s put together a nonprofit called Content Creators Coalition, and last night, David Byrne headlined a CCC concert at New York’s Le Poisson Rouge; it also featured… More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 26, 2014 - 11:14 am

Wayne Coyne, Biz Markie, Yo Gabba Gabba! Team With Volcom

So Volcom is making a clothing line based on the hyperkinetic kids’ TV show Yo Gabba Gabba! That’s vaguely interesting, I guess. Slightly more interesting: The clothing line will feature art from famous people like Wayne Coyne, Biz Markie, Devo’s Mark Mothersbaugh, Jack Black, Napoleon Dynamite’s Jon Heder, and Dave Grohl with his daughter. But… More »

By: Tom Breihan / September 19, 2012 - 3:02 pm

The Flaming Lips – “Now I Understand” (Feat. Erykah Badu, Siri, Biz Markie)

I don’t possess the very latest iPhone, and so what I’ve seen of that newfangled Siri feature has been friends’ half-witted demos where the question posed is like “Siri, please tell me why I wake up with this sinking pit of desperation in my gut every morning” and Siri is like “Finding you: sinkhole repairme… More »

By: Amrit Singh / January 30, 2012 - 9:57 am

80 Other Bands With Official Sneakers

Last week the Animal Collective bros released an official mixtape for their new … sneakers. That is a thing now. Gotta keep fans on their toes (ouch, sorry). The shoes which you can see here benefit the Socorro island Conservation Fund, and they are cruelty free, except to your eyes.

I did some… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / April 6, 2011 - 12:31 pm

Kanye West – “Good Friday”

Common, Pusha T, Kid Cudi, Big Sean, and Charlie Wilson guest on “Good Friday,” the laid-back, Freddie Scott (or Biz Markie?) sampling title track from @KanyeWest’s forward-thinking digital singles series. The rapper’s apparently been having a blast at NY’s Fashion Week kickoff (“This is the best night of my life,” he tweeted tonight, hours after… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / September 10, 2010 - 11:57 pm