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20 Covers Of Radiohead’s “Creep,” Rated

In the never-ending curious case of Radiohead, you have a slew of their most iconic songs out there -- beloved, covered, cited. Songs that have little to nothing to do with them now, whether they're off The Bends or even something like "No Surprises." First and foremost of those, of course, is "Creep," from their… More »

By: Ryan Leas / November 26, 2014

The Week In Pop: With “Rather Be,” Brainy Hybrid Band Clean Bandit Finds The Feeling

The idea behind Clean Bandit, the British quartet whose dance hit "Rather Be" cracked the American top 10 this week, is to combine classical works by composers like Shostakovich and Beethoven with modern electronic music. The title of their first single, 2010's "Mozart's House," cheekily spelled it out. It's not exactly a newMore »

By: Chris DeVille / October 2, 2014

The Week In Pop: Shawn Mendes, TerRio, And Vine’s Six-Second Stars

Whether busking, mailing out demo tapes, or uploading to MySpace or YouTube, conventional wisdom says you have less than one minute to catch the attention of music industry execs. Shawn Mendes did it in six seconds. The 15-year-old Toronto pop singer made his name on Vine, Google's quick-hit video service, riding looped snippets of… More »

By: Chris DeVille / July 31, 2014

Hear Macy Gray Cover Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Radiohead, Arcade Fire

Today, scratchy-voiced soul singer Macy Gray releases her new album Covered, which, naturally enough, consists mostly of covers. Most of those covers are fairly WTF in nature, including a version of Colbie Callait's "Bubbly" that features motherfucking Idris Elba. Stringer Bell! Singing "Bubbly"! And below, we've got streams of Gray's versions of the Yeah Yeah… More »

By: Tom Breihan / March 26, 2012

SXSW 2010: Macy Gray Covers Arcade Fire At Perez Hilton’s Party

Perez Hilton photoshopped his presence onto the image of SXSW yet again this year, hosting a late-night last-night party that drew Hole, Snoop Dogg, and Estelle, but it's the earlier set featuring Macy Gray that caught our attention for her choice of cover: Arcade Fire's "Wake Up." If your eye's cocked at mainstream artist… More »

By: Amrit Singh / March 23, 2010

Dave Stewart’s Terrible New Obama Song

I'm not very good at PhotoShop: That screen grab of Perez Hilton is real. If that wasn't bad enough, Eurythmics dude Dave Stewart also requested the help of Jason Alexander, Whoopi Goldberg, and Pamela Anderson in his quest to write "My American Prayer," one of the most saccharine political songs to date. Sample lyrics: "Whe… More »

By: brandon / August 25, 2008

The Stars Come Out To Celebrate Jimmy Kimmel Fucking Ben Affleck

As we all know, the best way to get even with a cheating girlfriend is to go out and sleep with a guy. But an even better way to get even with a cheating girlfriend is to sleep with a famous guy, even if said guy hasn't done anything redeemding since delivering a charming… More »

By: Amrit Singh / February 25, 2008