onstage during the 30th Annual Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony at Public Hall on April 18, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio.
Well the results of that YYYs MySpace show in Brooklyn are in, and we finally know (in part) what they were filming: a music video! The clip’s for “Down Boy,” the single from the never-say-no trio’s forthcoming EP of freshly-recorded old tunes. Maybe it’s the night-vision effect, but it doesn’t look like that crowd followed… More »
Flickr reports trickle in from the YYYs MySpace getdown in Brooklyn Monday night, where Karen ostensibly opened the doors to the first hundred fans dressed in black and arriving at the Grasslands Gallery, set to enjoy a pair of shows and, obviously, a video shoot. Miss Modern Age selected a few photo highlights to capture… More »
Just another reason it’s better in Brooklyn. Via YYySpace:We will be gathering the flesh of the young and old this Monday Evening to rejoice in an unholy manner to songs from the runt of the litter: our brand new EP. A few notes, there is only room for roughly 250 of you for either performance… More »
Peter Parker likes indie now, and like any self-respecting music fan in the digital age, he’s all about showing off his taste on his MySpace page. So head to myspace.com/spiderman for previously unreleased (and entirely awesome) cuts from the Walkmen (“Red River”) and YYYs (“Sealings”). So much better than Hoobastank, eh Spidey? Full Spiderman 3:… More »
Between the apologies and the accusations, Karen O’s demo leak became a certifiable shit storm, and the illustrious Ms. O has acknowledged that, sometimes, that “happens.” She offered her thoughts on the situation in this post to the YYYs message board (Thanks, Roman!):Re: Message From Karen : Leaked Demos, weird me out to the max. More »
Whenever rare, heretofore unheard recordings from our favorite artists “leak” to the internet, we always wonder how the tracks got out there, and it was no different with Karen O’s bedroom demos. Well we may have some answers — from sources close to the situation. Stereogum reader M wrote us this email, with the subject… More »
Reader Mark piques our interest with this query:Hey– there was a 16-track album floating around last night of a lot of Karen O’s home recordings. You guys hear anything or manage to snag it? It got pulled off before I had a chance to grab it… Thx mHere’s what we’ve got for ya, Mark: The… More »
[EDITOR’S NOTE: You know the drill. Below is our man Amrit’s third concert review for Stereogum. Next time, he’ll need no introduction. Last night our intrepid reporter was blown away by Karen O’s stage prowess and the band’s new Bones. He also snapped some sweet photos before getting kicked out by security! If you’re going… More »
Via New West Records:i went to see the yeah yeah yeahs play live in l.a. last summer. i had one of those ‘zap!’ moments where i saw the entire evolution of humanity played out (from the big bang all the way to space colonization) in a single hand gesture of karen o. i got it… More »
Best Video Of The Year
D-12 “My Band”
Jay-Z “99 Problems”
Outkast “Hey Ya”
Britney Spears “Toxic”
Usher f/ Lil’ Jon & Ludicris “Yeah”
It’s gonna be Kevin Federline’s first VMAs! Exciting!
Other notables (i.e., songs I like):
Franz Ferdinand “Take Me Out” nominated for 2 awards: Breakthrough Video, MTV2 Award.
Yeah Yeah… More »