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The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Meco’s “Star Wars Theme/Cantina Band”

In The Number Ones, I'm reviewing every single #1 single in the history of the Billboard Hot 100, starting with the chart's beginning, in 1958,
Tom Breihan | November 20, 2019 - 10:42 am

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Vince Staples Reviews 2017: On Fyre Fest, Fidget Spinners, Rick And Morty, & More

In a series of interviews, we're asking some of the artists behind 2017's best albums to reflect on the year that was. Yesterday was Perfume
Ryan Leas | December 7, 2017 - 12:24 pm

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Perfume Genius Reviews 2017: On The Emoji Movie, The Chainsmokers, Kendall Jenner, Punching Nazis, & More

Ever since his debut in 2010, Mike Hadreas has taken his Perfume Genius project to a new level with each release. Even so, Hadreas had…
Ryan Leas | December 6, 2017 - 2:07 pm

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Baby Yoda Vinyl

Track list: (same track on both sides) Side A: The Mandalorian – Composed and produced by Ludwig Göransson Side B: The Mandalorian –…
James Rettig | May 4, 2020 - 1:53 pm

Scottish Researchers Taught This Seal To Sing The Star Wars Theme

When John Williams wrote the score for the first Star Wars movie in 1977, he came up with one of those purely pavlovian pieces of…
Tom Breihan | June 24, 2019 - 9:42 am

Watch Conan O’Brien’s Star Wars Cantina Band Documentary

Finally, Figrin D'an And The Modal Nodes are getting their due. The band also known as the Cantina Band, famous for their hit song "Cantina…
Peter Helman | July 21, 2018 - 9:06 pm

In The Last Jedi, Joseph Gordon-Levitt Plays A Character Named After A Beastie Boys Song

Two years ago, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the movie that rebooted the whole franchise, featured a minor character named after a Beastie Boys album.
Tom Breihan | December 19, 2017 - 10:00 am

Thom Yorke Is Best Friends With BB-8 Now

Remember BB-8, the cute little robot -- sorry, droid -- from Star Wars: The Force Awakens? Possibly the only part of that movie that Perfume
Peter Helman | December 10, 2017 - 12:32 pm

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Perfume Genius Reviews 2017: On The Emoji Movie, The Chainsmokers, Kendall Jenner, Punching Nazis, & More

Ever since his debut in 2010, Mike Hadreas has taken his Perfume Genius project to a new level with each release. Even so, Hadreas had…
Ryan Leas | December 6, 2017 - 2:07 pm

Adam Driver Would Like To Know About Emo

"What is emo?" Adam Driver asks in the new Rolling Stone cover story about Star Wars. Great question, Adam Driver.
James Rettig | November 29, 2017 - 4:27 pm

Watch Star Wars Characters Sing Smash Mouth’s “All Star”

Ladies and gentlemen, we present to you: The perfect storm of virality. Today is, of course, 5/4, commonly known as Star Wars day because "May…
Tom Breihan | May 4, 2017 - 8:44 am

Stream The Beatles x Star Wars Parody Album Princess Leia’s Stolen Death Star Plans

Two of the most popular, enduring, and profitable pop cultural institutions of the 20th century have collided at last. As io9 points out, Princess Leia’s
Chris DeVille | May 2, 2017 - 11:44 am

The Mountain Goats – “The Ultimate Jedi Who Wastes All The Other Jedi And Eats Their Bones”

Twitter has been responsible a number of unexpected yet excellent musical collaborations, typically born out of artists tweeting admiration for one another from across the…
Pranav Trewn | January 30, 2017 - 1:51 pm

Watch Riz Ahmed Rap About Star Wars On The Tonight Show

Riz Ahmed is one hell of an actor, and later this year, he'll follow up his memorable star turn as Naz on The Night Of
Tom Breihan | December 8, 2016 - 11:23 am

Donald Glover Cast As Lando Calrissian In Star Wars’ Han Solo Movie

Donald Glover -- actor, writer, director, Atlanta creator, and rapper (as Childish Gambino) -- has been cast as Lando Calrissian in the upcoming Star Wars
James Rettig | October 21, 2016 - 5:32 pm

Watch 50 Cent Audition For Young Han Solo On Conan

When they were casting the role of young Han Solo for their upcoming Star Wars spin-off movie, directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller saw over…
Peter Helman | July 24, 2016 - 5:29 pm
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