Archives: March, 2007

Our Advertisers Will Miss Suge Knight, And We’re Giving Away A Bunch Of Cool SXSW Stuff
Pick Of The ‘Fork: Can You Spot The Fake?
Leak Of The Day: Wilco Keep Monkeying Around
Behind The Scenes At The iTunes Store: It’s About As Nerdy As You’d Imagine
Videodrone: Madonna Doesn’t Think You Know What Fashion Is
Right Now, Michael Anthony Is Wondering If He Should Just Order In On Monday Night
Suge Knight Has Reached The End Of The Row
Outro: Looking Back On The Most Important Week In Music Ever
Ending On A Good Note: Friday’s MP3 Roundup
Pick Of The ‘Fork: Your Wordsmiths Revealed
The Coulda-Shoulda-Woulda Files: Curve Should Be Yours
Life After Death: Biggie Smalls Gets A Mixtape Tribute
The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame: Get Ready For One Big Live-Blog Jam Session
Universal’s “Pay Up” Demands Prove To Be Successful
Lollapalooza Line-Up: The Rumor-Mongering Continues
Liner Notes: Courtney Love Might Seem A Little More Needy Than Usual This Weekend
Idolator’s American Idolatry: The Yo Factor And The No Factor
Another Explanation For Van Halen Failin’
The State Of Music Magazines: Terrible, Or Merely Awful?
“Hey, Asshole!”: Cookie Mountain Gets A Little Bit Crowded
Stuck On Repeat: Devin The Dude, Snoop, Andre 3000 Work It Out
The R. Kelly Empire Strikes Back
Track Marks: How Justice Became This Week’s Biggest Band In The World
Aggregated Assault: What The Music Blogs Are Posting Right Now
“Chinese Democracy” Claims Yet Another Victim
Gun-Toting Blues Traveler Singer Can’t Give Cops The Run-Around
The Vault: We’re Still Clinging To The Clean
Ending On A Good Note: Thursday’s MP3 Roundup
Fox News Anchor Tries To Figure Out What The Kids Are Listening To And Smoking These Days
The $3,500 Michael Jackson Photo Op: You Are There
Record Industry Hoping To Boost Sales By Reminding People Of Albums They Already Own
Let’s Talk About Stereogum
“Hey, Asshole!” Follow-Up: More Static At A TV On The Radio Show
Videodrone: Nine Inch Nails Calls In The SWAT Team
A 3.0 Grows In Brooklyn: “Pitchfork” Honcho Moves To NYC
Listening Station: Beth Ditto Makes The “Connection”
Liner Notes: Attack Of The Mono-Monikered Muckity-Mucks
Idolator’s American Idolatry: Try To Erase This Episode From Your Blackboard
One Last Thing About Arcade Fire, Before We Close The “Bible” Forever
Special Guest Columnist: Weasel, The Puppy Born Without Ears, Has Some Dogged Questions About The State Of Alt-Rock
Aggregated Assault: What The Music Blogs Are Posting Right Now
Cat Scratch Fever: Your Guide To “The Search For The Next Doll”
Brian May’s Crankiness To Reach Astronomical Levels
Leak Of The Day: Wilco’s “Sky” Opens Up Even More
Ronnie Still Haunted By Phil Spector’s Spectre
Weasel, The Puppy Born Without Ears, Isn’t Yet Done For The Day
Ending On A Good Note: Wednesday’s MP3 Roundup
Proposed Online-Radio Royalty Rates Are Making The Streamers Very Cross
Stuck On Repeat: Don’t Catch Us, We Fell For Pretty Poison A Long Time Ago
One Of Our Favorite Music Bloggers Turns Withering Gaze On The RIAA
Leak Of The Day, Part Two: Natasha Bedingfield’s Biological Clock Is Ticking
ASCAP Busts A Cap In The Music-Industry’s Ass
Who Charted?: In A Dull Week, It’s Hard To Resist Making “Daughtry Is Bald” Jokes
Listening Station: J Church Makes A Play For The Goth Crowd
Phil Collins: Take A Look At Him Now
The Vault: Slipping Away With Ian Lloyd
Al Gore’s Save The Earth Concert To Be Held At Dump In Flushing?
Liner Notes: Hilary Begins Her Mud-Slinging 2007 Campaign
Diddy’s Latest Legal Problems Make Good Friend Godzilla Wince In Pain
The Vault: Chiseling Away At Ted Leo’s Past
Project X: The Word On “The Word”
Entire Music World Observes News Blackout In Honor Of “Neon Bible” Release Date
Jay-Z Prepares To Roll Around In Even Bigger Pile Of Money
The Cover-Song Showcase Showdown: If You Were A Rich Boy
Aggregated Assault: What The Music Blogs Are Posting Right Now
British Festivalgoers May Have A Hard Time Seeing The Arcade Fire
Listening Station: Getting A Head Start On Summer With A Song That Is Not By The Arcade Fire
Wake Up! Today Is The Greatest Day Of Your Indie-Rock Existence!
Ending On A Good Note: Tuesday’s MP3 Roundup
The Arcade Fire: Where Are They Now? Like, At This <i>Very Moment</i>?
Antonella Barba May Not Win “Idol,” But People Already Want Her For Breakfast
Japanese Fans May Be Saying “Leave Me Alone” To Michael Jackson
Listening Station: Parts & Labor’s “Gold” Sounds
RIAA Explains To College Students Why They Shouldn’t Download The New Arcade Fire Album
Supergrass Still Growing On Us After All These Years
Payola Settlement Will Not Prevent Radio World From Collapsing Around Our Ears
Stuck On Repeat: Nelly Furtado Feels A Scandinavian Chill
Liner Notes: How Are The Arcade Fire Celebrating Their Moment Of Undeniable Glory?
Liner Notes: Beastie Boys Still Shaking Their Rumps
Leak Of The Day, Part Two: Mike Jones Grabs The Joystick
Aggregated Assault: What The Music Blogs Are Posting Right Now
Stuck On Repeat: The Rosebuds Get Outed
Good Times, Bad Times Continue For Classic-Rock Archive
“I’m From Rolling Stone” Episode Guide, Part Eight
Bono To Help Make “Vanity Fair” Even More Self-Important
RIAA’s Haplessness Makes It All The Way To The Funny Pages
Leak Of The Day: There Are An Umlaut Of New Maxïmo Park Songs To Hear
Ending On A Good Note: Monday’s MP3 Roundup
The Vault: Silicon Teens Turn On The Drum Machines
On The Shelf: Tomorrow’s New Releases Revealed Today
On The Flippity-Flop: Getaway Car Blasts The “Sony Radio”
Payola Settlement Forces Radio Stations To Give Up Entire Half-Hours Of Programming
The IdoLawyer: Will Justin Timberlake Get What’s Coming To Him?
Not Even Bands On Vice Records Read “Vice” Magazine
Finland’s 2007 Eurovision Candidate Not Inspiring Much Of A Hard Rock Hallelujah
Idolator’s Record-Review Round-Up: Opening The Arcade Fire’s “Bible”
Wynton Marsalis Won’t Be Invited To The Source Awards Anytime Soon
Liner Notes: Time To Plan A Trip To D.C.
Idolator’s American Idolatry: Tears, Self-Doubt, And Shaken Faith
Music Critics: Now More Awkward Than Ever
Aggregated Assault: What The Music Blogs Are Posting Right Now
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Bobby Brown Neither Too Hot To Handle, Nor Too Cold To Hold
“Rolling Stone” Prepares To Get Lost In Translation
Stuck On Repeat: Junior Boys Go On ‘Til The Break of Dawn
Rap-Centric “30 Rock” Episode Provides 26 Minutes Of Pleasure
Outro: Looking Back At A Week In Which Everyone Got All Emo
Internet Radio Just Got More Expensive
Ending On A Good Note: Friday’s MP3 Roundup
Track Marks: How The Morning Benders Became Today’s Biggest Band In The World
RIAA Vs. Music Bloggers: The Battle Rages On, Ever So Slowly
Gene Simmons To Look Even More Frightening Than Usual
Kelis’ Arrest Prompts Cheeriest Mug Shot Of All Time
Leak Of The Day: Avril Lavigne Goes Walking On The Chinese Wall
Please (Re-)Release Me: Seaweed Tells Us To Shut Up And Squint
EMI, Warner Bros. Fail To Make Sweet, Sweet Love
For Vedder Or Worse, Here’s Your Lollapalooza 2007 Headliner
Idolator’s American Idolatry: Antonella Sings Celine, And Other Groaners
Liner Notes: Diddy Needs A Pro-Active Solution To His Legal Problems
Aggregated Assault: What The Music Blogs Are Posting Right Now
Stuck On Repeat: The Wonders Of Miracle Chosuke
The White Stripes’ New Album Title Is As Nasty As They Want It To Be
LCD Soundsystem Frontman Joins The Crowded Field Of Rambling, Unedited Music Bloggers
Leak Of The Day: Wilco Blows The Clouds Away
Video-Game Company Attempts To Woo Music Fans More Into The Sims Than The Shins
Videodrone: Beyoncé Would Like To Reassure You About Her Financial Situation
Ending On A Good Note: Thursday’s MP3 Roundup
James Cameron Adds An Extra Dimension Of Incomprehensibility To “Wind It Up” Video
Above The Din: Will Wilco’s “Blue Sky” Make Fans See Red?
Track Marks: How Sister Vanilla Became This Week’s Biggest Band In The World
RIAA Hitting Music Bloggers Right In The Bandwidth?
David Lee Roth Just As Shocked As We Are By The Latest Van Halen News
ASCAP Tries To One-Up RIAA In “Cluelessness About Digital Music” Game
Musical Obsessive Asks Michael Jackson, Others To Change Their Key-Shifting Ways
Everybody’s A Wenner: The “Rolling Stone” Review-Section Revue
The Vault: We Say Muchos Gracias For Papas Fritas