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Ad-Mashup Video Brings “Max Headroom” Vision Of The Future Ever Closer

noah | November 17, 2008 5:00 am
noah | November 17, 2008 5:00 am

Call it more evidence of The End Of Ideas or just… More »


Phil Collins Half-Retires, Inspires Much Premature Rejoicing

noah | April 25, 2008 2:30 am
noah | April 25, 2008 2:30 am

AP060623011230.jpgHey, everyone who broke into a chorus of “Ding Dong The Witch Is Dead” when you heard that Phil Collins was retiring from music–you do realize that he only said he’d be retiring from recording it or playing live, right? Because he has some sort of music-graphomania that is going to make him keep writing until he finally gives up the ghost, fingers clutching a pencil that’s just finished plotting out another big “DUH-DUH-DUH-DUH-DUH-DUH” fake-drum break? I mean, sure, the fact that he’s going to stop Mac Tonighting his way through atrocious covers of Motown hits is a reason to be sorta happy. But I wouldn’t say that the world is free from the possibility of a sequel to “Illegal Alien” being written yet–shit, dude is probably taking meetings on how to turn that song into a musical (featuring a video cameo by Lou Dobbs!) right now.

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The True Genesis Of That OneRepublic Song Revealed Through The Power Of Math

noah | December 11, 2007 5:10 am
noah | December 11, 2007 5:10 am

28779.jpg“Apologize” by OneRepublic and Timbaland: It’s still inescapable. But last night, while being subjected to it for the 8,439th time this month, I hit on the formula that no doubt led to it blanketing radio stations in this drained-of-true-adult-contemporary-hits era! Let’s think of it in mathematical terms. To wit:

“Apologize” X (oomph factor) + an honest-to-God big hook =

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noah | September 19, 2007 1:45 am
noah | September 19, 2007 1:45 am

This post of 12″ mixes from the likes of Madonna, Phil Collins, Janet Jackson, and Yello is really bringing me back to the music aisle at my local Pathmark, where I would while away my mother’s grocery-shopping hours while poring over the weird assortment of $5.99 albums stuffed into the shelves. More »


Idolator’s Tribute-Video Treasury Takes Mirah And Phil Collins To A Galaxy Far, Far Away

kater | August 6, 2007 11:50 am
kater | August 6, 2007 11:50 am

starwarsssss.jpgEd. note: Once again, Idolator intern Kate Richardson scours the video sites, looking for the best fan-made music videos. In this entry, she looks at two clips that honor the Star Wars saga:

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Phil Collins Does Not Wear His Pants Too Tight, Too Tight, Too Tight

Brian Raftery | May 14, 2007 3:20 am
Brian Raftery | May 14, 2007 3:20 am

The jazz-handed Genesis singer launches his new line of In Too Deep khakis during Saturday night’s VH1 Rock Honors taping in Las Vegas. More »



Phil Collins: Take A Look At Him Now

Brian Raftery | March 7, 2007 2:00 am
Brian Raftery | March 7, 2007 2:00 am

Phil Collins is the spitting image of his former Top 40 self today at a press conference, where he helped announce North American dates of the Genesis reunion tour. Collins’ from-the-nose singing style is necessary to replicate the nasally high-pitched voice employed in “Illegal Alien.” More »


Phil Collins Figures Out How To Pay Off His Latest Divorce Settlement

Brian Raftery | November 7, 2006 8:53 am
Brian Raftery | November 7, 2006 8:53 am

We know you were all up at 7 a.m. this morning to live-blog the Genesis reunion-tour announcement, but for those of you who missed out: The good news (maybe) is that the band is touring next year with Phil Collins, and that their entire catalog will be remastered; the bad news… More »


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