Rick Ross suffered a seizure aboard a flight today, and the plane was forced to make an emergency landing. Miami's larger-than-life rapper was flying from Fort Lauderdale to Memphis when the 35-year old lost consciousness, according to TMZ. Paramedics quickly started to administer CPR once the ... More >>
Since you obviously have good taste, you must be looking forward to Disney's soon-to-be-classic The Muppets coming out this Thanksgiving. You won't have to wait till November, though, to conjure up memories of these furry little guys. Pitchfork reported that on August 23, Weezer, Andrew Bi ... More >>
Class Actress's Elizabeth Harper.Class Actress have an enviable knack for maximizing the minimal. The Brooklyn group maintains a tight three-member lineup of Scott Rosenthal, Mark Richardson, and Elizabeth Harper. They've only got one major release -- a five-song EP called Journal of Ardency -- ... More >>
Class Actress's Elizabeth Harper.Elizabeth Harper waited a long time for something like Class Actress. Before becoming the frontwoman for the ineffably cool electro-pop trio, she was a singer-songwriter underwhelmed with her creative role. "It's kind of like when you're young and in college and l ... More >>
When they say Miami is a city built of snow, rest assured they aren't talking about the weather. Even pop culture, through movies like Scarface and TV shows like Miami Vice, have helped equate the city to sweet Lady Cocaine. That's reason enough to honor it by listing some of the best cocaine-relate ... More >>
http://www.flickr.com/photos/vitelone/ / CC BY-NC-SA 2.0Alex Chilton, the legendary voice and songwriter behind the Box Tops and Big Star, has died, according to the Memphis Commercial Appeal. He was 59.This is a very sad event for many fans of Chilton's work, as well as the countless artists -- ... More >>
via Flickr user JalapenoThe first couple times I heard Metric, I couldn't stand the singer's voice. Bands with female lead singers who have airy, over processed voices are becoming grating to me, a guy who grew up using Riot Grrl bands as my measuring stick for female vocal performances. Then I h ... More >>
A decade after Rushmore and The Royal Tenenbaums, Generation Y's anointed auteur tries for a comeback with Fantastic Mr. Fox.
The Pretty Faces are exactly what local music needs: unique and unpretentious rock and rollers. Although the threesome is true to its name, there's more to it than style. Tom, Jeph, and Hannah Thorslund (Jeph and Hannah married in '07, Tom's a brother of Jeph) craft tight, catchy tunes that almost s ... More >>
Mission Control (ATO Records)
Suicide Blonde picks 'em.
The Far Now (Merge)
After years in the alt-country outback, Rhett Miller makes good on his pop promise
Want Two Dreamworks/Geffen
This time it's the woman who manipulates the man in Neil LaBute's The Shape of Things
Revolver pulls the trigger on a cool new space