Satellite Radio’s Music Channels Slightly Less Compelling Than Stern, C-Span
Eliot Van Buskirk of Wired's Listening Post blog is at the Digital Music Forum East this week, and he noted a somewhat odd statistic: But at the first day of the Digital Music Forum East conference yesterday, Music Choice CEO David Del Beccaro, who occasionally affected an overly calm voice in a possible attempt to…
Aggregated Assault: What The Music Blogs Are Posting Right Now
- More Beatles covers than you can shake a silver hammer at. [Power Pop Lovers] - A few cuts from the Seattle funk scene of 40 years ago. [The Smudge Of Ashen Fluff] - "Christina Aguilera is a hell of a lot more fun, and aurally rewarding, to listen to than Margot & the Nuclear…
L.A. Police Investigating Puff Daddy’s First Hit In Ten Years
Not everybody had a dull time on Oscar night: According to TMZ.com, the LAPD are looking into an alleged Sunday-evening run-in between Diddy and a lowly commoner: Gerard Rechnitzer was at a post-Oscar bash Sunday night with his fiancee at Teddy's at the Roosevelt Hotel in Hollywood.
Videodrone: Cheap Trick Does It For The Kids
Last week, we found a vintage clip of Patti Smith playing to an audience of adorably cheery moppets during an appearance on Kids Are People, Too; and now, a tipster has sent along footage of a Cheap Trick performance from the same show.
The Coulda-Shoulda-Woulda Files: Stars Find Love In An “Elevator”
Time for another installment of the Coulda-Shoulda-Woulda Files, where we raid our archives in search of a lost gem. Artist: StarsSong: "Elevator Love Letter," 2002What happened: Before finding indie-rock infamy with 2004's Set Yourself On Fire, Canada's Stars released the sparkling Heart.
Idolator’s American Idolatry: The Guys Celebrate Silly Hat Day
Welcome to Idolator's American Idolatry, our episode-by-episode breakdown of the American Idol process. Last night's episode, which featured the 10 remaining guys in the competition, was full of bad decisions--there were ill-advised hats, yawn-worthy song choices, and creepy innuendoes that came out of the dedications slapped on to each performance.
Liner Notes: It’s Trey Day
- Phish's Trey Anastasio is expected to appear in an upstate New York court today to face felony drug charges stemming from his December 2006 arrest. He'll address an outstanding 1988 warrant for "excessive noodling."…
Timberlake’s Pop Secret: Who’s The Object Of His Deflection?
OnSmash has the video for the Timbaland/Timberlake/Furtado track "Give It To Me," in which each performer takes on an anonymous big star: Timbaland lashes out against a "piano man" who is, alas, probably not BIlly Joel, and Furtado disses an anonymous hyphenate.