Monthly Archives April 2013

MGMT Play New Song ‘Mystery Disease’ Live

April 30, 2013 Music

MGMT visited Penn State University last Friday where they played the new song "Mystery Disease" The psychedelic electro-rockers accompanied the bombastic track with a sea of jellyfish-like visuals and Andrew VanWyngarden's fleeting vocals skated softly over thunderous percussion crashes and an ominous synth lead Later the visuals turn into a...

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Flashback: Rage Against the Machine Burn an American Flag at Woodstock ’99

April 30, 2013 Music

Woodstock '99 was a shameful disaster Promotors brought 200000 young rock fans to a former Air Force base in Rome New York but failed to provide them with nearly enough toilets or free water It was held on a scorching hot weekend in late July with temperatures above 100 degrees...

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Cyndi Lauper Musical ‘Kinky Boots’ Leads Tony Nominees With 13

April 30, 2013 Music

Cyndi Lauper's musical Kinky Boots leads Tony Awards nominees with 13 nods including Best Musical and Best Original Score The adaptation of the cross-dressing comedy film boasts an original score by Lauper and a book by Harvey Fierstein and is also up for Best Book of a Musical Best Choreography and Best...

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Chilly Gonzales Explains Daft Punk Harmonies

April 30, 2013 Music

Chilly Gonzales admits he doesn't really like collaborating but an invitation from Daft Punk was too good an opportunity to skip "You make exceptions for people who are in possession of some true key to the zeitgeist" the pianist and producer says in the latest entry of Vice and Intel's Creators Project series...

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Pharrell Williams on Daft Punk: ‘The Robots Are Leading’

April 30, 2013 Music

Pharrell Williams who turned 40 earlier this month held his birthday party Saturday night at Las Vegas' new Hakkasan Restaurant and Nightclub at the MGM The five-story venue was a fitting spot as Hakkasan will feature EDM stars including Deadmau5 Calvin Harris Tiesto and more as well as the Ling...

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Frank Ocean, Grimes Lead Webby Awards Winners

April 30, 2013 Music

Frank Ocean and Grimes were among the winners at last night's 17th-annual Webby Awards and Justin Bieber and Lady Gaga were also recognized for their impressive social media presences The Grammy-winning Ocean who opened up about his sexuality on Tumblr last July scored top honors with Webby Person of the Year...

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Empire of the Sun Go Exploring in ‘Come Alive’

April 30, 2013 Music

Empire of the Sun traverse beautiful natural landscapes and explore sprawling canyons shrouded forests and the open ocean in their new video for "Alive" The Australian duo sport cosmic costumes and an extraterrestrial aura and bring living things together with glistening soaring electropop "Hello to my people" they sing "Say hello...

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Fleetwood Mac Release ‘Extended Play’ EP

April 30, 2013 Music

Fleetwood Mac have returned with their first batch of new music in 10 years Extended Play available now exclusively on iTunes contains the new tracks "Sad Angel" "It Takes Time" and "Miss Fantasy" penned by Lindsey Buckingham It also includes "Without You" a rediscovered and revamped track originally written by...

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The Olms Serve Up Vintage Folk in ‘On the Line’ – Premiere

April 30, 2013 Music

Singer-songwriter Pete Yorn and Los Angeles artist JD King's new collaboration the Olms celebrates the union of the old and the new The duo's style is vintage in nature right down to the Sixties-inspired folk-rock production and twangy laid-back vocals The duo's new video for their single "On the Line" reflects...

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The Black Lips Hit Full Velocity in ‘Cruising’ – Song Premiere

April 30, 2013 Music

Adult Swim's William Street Records will release a garage-rock compilation on May 6th aptly titled Garage Swim The digital release will be available for free and features brand-new cuts from a slew of jangle-rock experts and fuzzed-out maestros like Jeff the Brotherhood Bass Drum of Death Mikal Cronin and King...

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