Monthly Archives September 2013

Little Richard Tells Cee Lo About Recent Heart Attack

September 30, 2013 Music

Last night in Atlanta Little Richard joined Cee Lo Green onstage for a Recording Academy fundraiser where the topics ranged from MC Hammer to the Ten Commandments and pancake makeup The two also talked about a recent health scare "The other night I didn’t know I was having a heart attack"...

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Drake Lands Consulting Gig With NBA Team

September 30, 2013 Music

Drake is taking his love for his hometown to the next level he's signed on with the NBA's Toronto Raptors as a "global ambassador" The Canadian rapper will be in charge of launching a Raptors clothing line as well as consulting on a redesign of the team's appearance as part of...

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Chvrches’ Lauren Mayberry Stands Up Against Misogyny

September 30, 2013 Music

Chvrches singer Lauren Mayberry has taken a defiant stance against internet misogyny in a new blog post for The Guardian The singer for the Scottish trio wrote about having to deal with hostile and sexist messages sent to the band through social media sites One specific incident occured last week when Mayberry...

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Lady Antebellum Avoid Preaching on New Single ‘Compass’

September 30, 2013 Music

Back in May Lady Antebellum notched another number one record with their fourth LP Golden The album's first single "Downtown" had already topped the Country airplay charts and a smart saucy jam like that doesn't suddenly disappear once summer comes But the band opted out of hitting the road Instead with...

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Paul McCartney Responds to Lost Fan Letter, 50 Years Later

September 30, 2013 Music

Two women in England were pleasantly surprised to receive a reply from Paul McCartney 50 years after sending him a fan message Barbara Bezant and Lyn Phillips recorded a message on a reel-to-reel tape in 1963 and sent it to the Finsbury Park Astoria in London where the Beatles were...

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‘Inside Llewyn Davis’ All-Stars Honor Greenwich Village Heyday

September 30, 2013 Music

At New York City's Town Hall on Sunday night Patti Smith had the best line of the night Glancing at a chorus line of musicians behind her Smith admitted "I don't even know who they are half of them" The audience laughed and Smith courteously added "But I'm pleased to...

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Flashback: ‘Breaking Bad’ Immortalizes Badfinger’s "Baby Blue"

September 30, 2013 Music

On last night's series finale of Breaking Bad Walter White's final moments were soundtracked by a song befitting for the mastermind behind the blue meth UK power-pop band' Badfinger's lilting lulalby "Baby Blue" a song that hints at both reverence ("I would show the special love I have for you my...

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Peter Hook: Joy Division Masters Hung Up in Legal Wrangling

September 30, 2013 Music

Peter Hook is the first person to tell you that he is not a singer The Joy Division and New Order bassist who's no longer on speaking terms with former bandmates Bernard Sumner and Stephen Morris has been playing selections from his complete discography in sequence and in their entirety...

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Flaming Lips Wield ‘Peace Sword’ on New EP

September 30, 2013 Music

The Flaming Lips are preparing to put out an EP based on the themes from Ender's Game The band had previously signed on to write a song for the film adaptation of the popular novel by Orson Scott Card and decided to extend the project to a full-length album Stereogum reports  The...

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My Morning Jacket, Grizzly Bear Set for CBGB Salute

September 30, 2013 Music

My Morning Jacket and Grizzly Bear will take over New York's Times Square with a massive free show on October 12th They'll be joined by the Wallflowers and Spoon singer Britt Daniel's Divine Fits along with a DJ set by DFA Records honcho and former LCD Soundsystem leader James Murphy Where Does...

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