The Ting Tings take over a dark, abandoned warehouse in their video for “Wrong Club,” directed by Lisa Paclet.
While this space boasts plenty of room to host a party, vocalist Katie White decides to sing and dance alone. For the choreography, the Tings Tings had turned to reliable dancing duo I COULD… More »
“I’m in the wrong club, listening to this shit,” Ting Tings vocalist Katie White sings, in the duo’s first new single in two years.
Initially, fans of the Manchester duo may feel the same way of “Wrong Club,” off the Ting Tings’ forthcoming third album due this fall. Written and recorded in Ibiza… More »
The Ting Tings have shaken themselves out of hibernation for the Spring. The Brit duo (made up of Katie White and Jules De Martino) will embark on a 25-date tour in March and April in anticipation of their long-awaited sophomore LP, Sounds From Nowheresville. Though the Tings will stop in cities all across the US,… More »
Perhaps The Ting Tings waited so long to release their sophomore album, they began to deteriorate while posing for their album cover? That’s the only reason we can come up with for this crudely drawn cover art for Sounds From Nowheresville, the Brit duo’s follow-up to their smash debut We Started Nothing. Actually,… More »
It was nearly a year ago when we had a nice long chat with Katie White and Jules De Martino of The Ting Tings, who previewed us a handful of tracks from their sophomore album, which the British duo began recording a year prior — so basically, this album has been a very, very long… More »
Around this time last year, the Ting Tings were tucked away in their studio in Berlin, writing and recording their follow-up to their debut album, We Started Nothing. Now the Grammy nominated, indie electro-rock-pop duo from Manchester, comprised of Katie White and Jules De Martino, are ready to release their sophomore LP (which is not… More »
Justin Bieber isn’t the only one going unplugged these days. Last week The Ting Ting’s sat down and knocked out a rather lovely acoustic performance of their latest single “Hands” for BBC Switch. As Music And Lyrics points out, the song recently debuted at #29 on the UK chart. Here in the States, it has… More »
Passion Pit are constantly churning out fabulous remixes of dance-pop hits, from Katy Perry’s “California Gurls” to Lady Gaga’s “Telephone” to Dan Black’s “Symphonies” and beyond. Today we get treated to the electro-pop group’s sleek mix of the Ting Ting’s new single “Hands“. Clap your hands if you’re working too hard and need a music… More »
British indie pop duo Ting Tings teamed up with Tommy Hilfiger for a frangrance aptly titled LOUD. Not only did the “Hands” group put their fingerprints on the fragrance line’s signature scent, they also hand a hand in the spray cologne’s ad campaign with their tune “We Are Not The Same”. Jump below… More »
The new video from Missing Persons—oops, make that the Ting Tings!— is a synthy,’80s-drenched tour de force that rivals fellow Brit Mark Ronson’s recent offering, “Bang Bang Bang.” Produced by Calvin Harris, “Hands” is a frenetic track that’s given an Orwellian “Big Brother is watching you” video via director Warren Fu. Head below and watch… More »
The Ting Tings’ Jules de Martino recently said the band’s upcoming LP Massage Kunst “sounds very different from the first album, because who wants to release the same album twice?” And after hearing the Brit duo’s new single “Hands”, we’d have to agree with him. Bristling with New Wave keyboard lines, the new jam produced… More »
The Ting Tings have been quiet for a moment, but that’s only because they’ve been in hiding perfecting their sophomore album Massage Kunst. “It’s not a dance record or a rave record,” Jules de Martino says in a recent interview with Barclaycard Unwind, with his other musical half Katie White adding, “We love pop music,… More »
Given the soul-crushing cascade of tween wannabes churning out monotonous pop junk for young audiences lately, we have plenty reason to fear for the future of America’s music taste. But we’re not worried. Why? Because in 2007, Yo Gabba Gabba debuted on the air.
The colorful, happy-go-lucky (and pretty trippy) Nick Jr. More »
Yesterday we offered our predictions for what will happen in all the major pop categories for the 2010 Grammy Awards, so today we turn our focus toward the list of hopefuls up for sometimes-cursed Best New Artist—i.e. the one field Beyonce and Taylor Swift aren’t front-runnners.
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Grammy nominated British duo The Ting Tings sidled up to Sigourney Weaver as guests on Saturday Night Live this past weekend. The pair have been prepping their sophomore album—which they told NME last week will be titled Kunst—for a summer 2010 release date.
Too bad they didn’t serve up any new songs,… More »
While the goss rags salivated over the Taylor2 sighting at KIIS FM’s annual Jingle Ball show this weekend, we managed to snag some time with Los Angeles radio station fest’s biggest acts—The Ting Tings, Jason Derulo, Orianthi, and Jay Sean all dropped by to dish on their hits and the latest music news, including Grammy… More »
First up, we couldn’t resist that horrible headline. Now on to the news: Jay-Z has signed the Ting Tings to his Roc Nation label, and as a welcome gift, he wants to collaborate with the U.K. duo on their next album. … More »
The UK pop-gossip newsletter Popbitch did a survey of artists’ tour riders for its latest edition, and it found something sort of sad: The demands of bands were kind of boring! “Even Lady GaGa… is entirely happy with whatever brand of water she’s given,” the Popbitches lament, a trend that would seem to go hand-in-hand… More »
Maura and I have already taken a victory lap about our fulfilled prediction that Kelly Clarkson would vault to the top of Billboard’s Hot 100. Clarkson’s “My Life Would Suck Without You” dominates the list again this week, thanks to commanding sales and fast-rising radio airplay.
How long will she stay there? Nothing in the… More »
Many people find it hard to tell the great from the godawful when it comes to 21st-century mainstream rock. To help figure out which is which, here’s “Corporate Rock Still Sells,” where Al “GovernmentNames” Shipley examines what’s good, bad, and ugly in the world of rock and roll. This time around, he notes that rock… More »