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Stereogum founder Scott Lapatine has noted several times lately that the polka medleys have always been the best part of Weird Al Yankovic's albums, and he might have a point. Basically, in addition…   Read Story »
National treasure "Weird Al" Yankovic, in a clear effort to dominate this week's 5 Best Videos Of The Week countdown, is in the midst of releasing eight new videos in eight days, all to promote his…   Read Story »
In the YouTube era, Weird Al's shtick isn't so novel anymore. The songs he spoofs on his 14th album Mandatory Fun — "Happy," "Royals," "Fancy," "Blurred Lines," etc — have already been parodied…   Read Story »
You've known Sia Furler for a while whether you realize it or not. The Australian singer and songwriter has been hovering around the music industry for nearly two decades. She scored a UK hit with…   Read Story »
A couple of weeks ago, comedy-rock god "Weird Al" Yankovic teased the forthcoming release of his new LP Mandatory Fun, which will be his 14th studio album and which may turn out to be his last. All…   Read Story »
Weird Al Yankovic announced on Twitter that his new album will be released on July 15. It's his first album since 2011's Alpocalypse and it may in fact be his last -- in a blog post last year, Al…   Read Story »
Though it was a lovely little folk tune originating in 1892, "Daisy Bell (Bicycle Built For Two)" has been the subject of strange interpretations at least since Hal 9000 sang it in 2001: A Space…   Read Story »
In honor of Star Wars Day ("May the fourth be with you, revenge of the fifth..."), CollegeHumor rounded up some musicians to audition for the Mos Eisley Cantina Band. The sketch sees artists assuming…   Read Story »
I don't know if any actual music-industry figures could've made this happen, but Mark Ryden, a pop-art painter who's done a ton of album covers over the years, has lined up an impressive and…   Read Story »
The Postal Service has never exactly been a wellspring of comedy, but they did have the good sense to recruit Tom Scharpling, who is extremely good at this sort of thing, to make them a pretty…   Read Story »