Check out some photos from the event! More »
Your cheat sheet to the week’s new releases. More »
Plus, new alt-pop tunes from Cassius, Confident Hitmakers & CRUELS. More »
I don’t know about you, but the dog days of August are making me long for some levity. And what better way to bring in some hilarity than to think about the late Boots Randolph’s delightful “Yakety Sax,” a.k.a. “that Benny Hill Show song,” a.k.a. the best way to make any YouTube clip hilarious? Noted “Yakety Sax” enthusiast Jess Harvell and I put together a pair of lists related to the song—namely, a top 10 countdown of artists who need to cover the song soon, and a counterpoint list of 10 artists who should never get within a 25-mile radius of its implied hilarity, for fear of ruining it for all time. The countdowns after the jump. More »
A brief list of musical artists who Creigh Deeds, the surprising victor in yesterday’s Democratic primary for the Virginia governor’s race, rode to victory according to his Twitter account: More »
Once again, Idolator intern Kate Richardson scours the video sites, looking for the best fan-made music videos. In this installment, she tries to see if Pat Benatar and Chan Marshall could be seen as the Brontë sisters of YouTube.
– Yay, Cat Power! You won the 2007 Shortlist Prize! Now you’ll have to spend the rest of your life explaining what it is. More »