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Last night brought the 18th Annual Webby Awards, where Ylvis' captivatingly bizarre video for "What The Fox Say?" won for Best Viral Video. Appearing to hand off the award were Stephen Malkmus and…   Read Story »
Yesterday we heard about the impending launch of Neil Young's PonoMusic through Kickstarter. Now the Kickstarter is live with a promo video featuring a dumbfounding parade of musical luminaries…   Read Story »
With her massive piano ballad "Stay," Rihanna proved to the universe, beyond any doubt, that she can actually sing. Anyone who has heard Horses already knew that Patti Smith is one of of the most…   Read Story »
As we noted earlier, the Hunger Games film series has taken over for Twilight not only as the default literary/cinematic obsession for brooding teeny-boppers but as the pipeline for connecting those…   Read Story »
The Bowery has changed a lot over the past decade. The luxury condo:junkie ratio is literally probably like 100:1. The space that used to be CBGB is now a John Varvatos shop. They sell rocker…   Read Story »
'90s alt-pop professionals Garbage and Jersey basement-punk heroes Screaming Females have an unlikely bond. They toured together last year, and Scremales leader Marissa Paternoster joined Garbage…   Read Story »
Just yesterday we got the news that French pop gods Phoenix had set a date for their return, and today, we get their first announced US date: at New Orleans Jazz And Heritage Festival. The Jazz…   Read Story »
It's hard to say why this is just surfacing now, but the movie star and conceptual joker James Franco directed a video for "Blue," a Patti Smith collaboration from R.E.M.'s 2011 album Collapse Into…   Read Story »
Screaming Females are on tour with Garbage -- which is a good look -- and on Tuesday night in Houston, Garbage's Shirley Manson brought out Marissa Paternoster to cover Patti Smith's "Because The…   Read Story »
Achtung Baby, the album on which U2 discovered dance beats and self-awareness and essentially cemented their all-timer credentials, turns 20 in November. The band is already celebrating that big…   Read Story »