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Lil Wayne’s “Rock” LP: Will It Come Out Before “Detox”?

It’s possible: According to his publicist,…

Maura / January 23, 2009

Familiar Guest Editor, Brand New Day

Former Village Voice Media employee Dan Gibson here again, filling in for Maura on my first guest-editing venture outside the cozy confines of a Monday and a weekend’s backlog of material to fall back on.

dangibs / November 16, 2007

Today I Become The Alec Baldwin Of Guest Editors

Like it or not, Maura’s absence today provides me, Dan Gibson, an opportunity to jump into the Idolator record books* with my sixth appearance as guest editor of this fine site. Probably, you’ve been thinking, “What’s that Dan Gibson been doing with himself since his last Idolator post on July 30th?”…

dangibs / October 15, 2007

In a move similar to ASCAP’s crusades against bars who haven’t paid a license to play music, the UK’s Performing Rights Society has sued the car repair chain Kwik-Fit for £200,000 because “mechanics routinely use personal radios while working at service centres across the UK and that music,…

Maura / October 9, 2007

UK’s Performing Rights Society Sues Kwik-Fit

In a move similar to ASCAP’s crusades against bars who haven’t paid a license to play music, the UK’s Performing Rights Society has sued the car repair chain Kwik-Fit for £200,000 because “mechanics routinely use personal radios while working at service centres across the UK and that music,…

Maura / October 9, 2007

Hey, Dan Gibson here again. Alas, my terrible July reign of guestblogging comes to an end as noted MS Paint specialist Jess Harvell will take over full-time a week from today.

dangibs / July 30, 2007

Big surprise: it’s a Monday in July, and I’m guest editing again. While I let down a few people with a limited number of CCM acknowledgments last week, I hope to make this the day in which I reference the drum solos at Newsboys concerts, Joe Christmas, and the chart in Christian bookstores that…

dangibs / July 16, 2007

Dan Gibson Guest Editing – Again

Big surprise: it’s a Monday in July, and I’m guest editing again. While I let down a few people with a limited number of CCM acknowledgments last week, I hope to make this the day in which I reference the drum solos at Newsboys concerts, Joe Christmas, and the chart in Christian bookstores that…

dangibs / July 16, 2007

Mainstream Music Media Strangely Silent On Xuxa Performance

The majority of articles about the Live Earth rock extravaganza fell into two categories: “OK, but a little boring” or “Hey, Madonna was there, and some other stuff!“. But we were wondering: After all the Rio organizers went through to save their concert, which had the largest crowd of all the Live Earth venues, where…

dangibs / July 9, 2007

Dan Gibson’s Return

Hello, newly environmentally conscious Idolator readers: I, Dan Gibson (yes, again), am back in the guest editor seat–and now, it’s even easier to spot the posts for which I’m to blame.

dangibs / July 9, 2007

Hello, newly environmentally conscious Idolator readers: I, Dan Gibson (yes, again), am back in the guest editor seat–and now, it’s even easier to spot the posts for which I’m to blame.

dangibs / July 9, 2007

Looking Back At A Week In Which We Were Filled With Schadenfreude

- Avril Lavigne will find out just how punk rock stealing hooks can be. – 50 Cent had a bad week. – The anono-critic gives Amy Winehouse a Spin. – The year may only be half-over, but the CD shops have already seen a whole lot of ugly. – Dear Britain: You can have Aqualung.

Maura / July 6, 2007

Up, Up and Away in My Beautiful Guest Editor Balloon

1881, President James Garfield is fatally shot; 1937, Amelia Earhart disappears over the Pacific; 1962, the first Wal-Mart store opens in Rogers, Arkansas.

dangibs / July 2, 2007

A Note From The New Editor: Waking Up At The Crack Of Dawn Because I Love It

Hello, everyone. Maura here. It’s my first day in the editor’s seat, and what better way to introduce my tenure than with the video for Amerie’s summer-single-in-waiting “Gotta Work”–even if I have serious misgivings about all the Pussycat Dolls biting, a.k.a. the obvious attempt to get her record noticed on these shores? (Here’…

Maura / July 2, 2007

Outro: A Week In Which We Learned All About The Meaning Of “Good Journalism”

- We’ll never stop being impressed by the exceptional professionalism of Village Voice Media. – American Idol steamrolls through Alabama, Hollywood, and our brains. – The dirty secret of rock writing: Sometimes, promo CDs are better left unopened.

Maura / February 2, 2007