Please Release Me: In Search Of The Great Scots From Aberfeldy

Welcome to another edition of “Please Release Me,” in which your Idolators request–nay beg–that an out-of-print, delayed or held-up-in-customs album be issued stateside: Artist: AberfeldyHometown: Edinburgh, ScotlandAlbum: Do Whatever Turns You On, 2006What is it?: For the… More »


Stuck On Repeat: Air Miami’s Sun-Drenched Car Ride

Air Miami was the blink-and-you’ll-miss-it follow-up band for two-thirds of Unrest, and they lasted long enough to big-up the World Cup and put out the full-length gem Me. Me. Me. in 1995. More »


Liner Notes: Ginger Spice Says Her Final “Zig-A-Zig-Ahh”

– Geri “Ginger Spice” Haliwell retires from music, saying that she wants to give aspiring pop stars the opportunity to fill up Web sites’ space on slow news days. More »



“Rolling Stone” Website Now Almost As Irrelevant As “Rolling Stone” Itself

It’s been a week of bad timing for Rolling Stone: First, their new cover pin-up gets busted for drugs and gun possession just as the new issue goes to press, making the story instantly out-of-date; and today, their website has a story about how the members of Eagles Of Death… More »


Brooklyn Rapper Takes Aim At New York City Cops

“Incendiary” doesn’t even come close to describing “50 Shots,” the new single from Brooklyn rapper Papoose. More »


The Coulda-Woulda-Shoulda Files: Teenage Fanclub and De La Soul Mash Things Up

Time for another installment of the Coulda-Shoulda-Woulda Files, where we raid our cassingle collection in search of a lost gem. More »



Universal Chairman Throws Himself A Pity Party

Universal Music CEO Doug Morris has garnered considerable attention for his fire-breathing dislike of technology, as well as his company’s copyright-infringement lawsuit against MySpace. But what’s this? More »


For Those Of You Who Want To Be Jackin’ Pop, A Friendly Reminder

The word is getting out about our Jackin’ Pop poll–and in a few days, so will the ballots. More »


“Rolling Stone” Can’t Get Its Moderately Talented Black People Straight

Ah, the poor Rolling Stone blog. They got so spooked by Suge Knight’s threats, their vision blurred and they saw a vision of him in a picture of Rick Ross. That must have been followed by a fainting spell of some sort, because they haven’t switched the incorrect photo yet … More »



Ending On A Good Note: Thursday’s MP3 Roundup

PICK TO CLICK: Teenage Fanclub and De La Soul – Fallin’ [more info] +44 – When Your Heart Stops Beating (Remix) [more info] Aberfeldy – Need To Know / Someone Like You [more info] Air Miami – Dolphin Expressway [more info] Brand New – Degausser [more info] Papoose – 50 Shots [more info] Gwen… More »


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