If it ain't broken, don't fix it. Unless you're a millionaire musician with a megasuccessful career. And then fuck it, change your name completely.
We're pretty sure that's how the old adage goes, and that's what you'd be led to believe by Crossfade's little list of moniker madness.
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Popular opinion suggests that celebrities are perfect, even superhuman. Take Angelina Jolie's flawless figure or Brad Pitt's Christ-like abs, for example. This Hollywood powerhouse pair is often heralded as the sexiest couple in the world.
But what if Brad had webbed feet or Angelina was a herm ... More >>
Ever since the dawn of digitization, the internet-surfing public has had every bit of media at its fingertips. And once Napster took the music world by storm, there has been a constantly raging debate about how to restructure the industry around digital music downloads.
Some artists have simply acc ... More >>
Today is Dave Coulier's birthday. And unless you've been hiding out in the Tanner's basement with Jodie Sweetin and a meth pipe for the last two decades, you oughta know that Alanis Morissette's biggest single, "You Oughta Know" is allegedly about Dave Coulier, AKA Uncle Joey from Full House. "Cu ... More >>
Mark RonsonYou might recognize the surname Ronson thanks to the three famous siblings attached to it. Charlotte Ronson is a well-known designer, while Samantha Ronson is a semi-talented DJ better known for bedding damaged starlettes.Then there is Mark Ronson, the producer and musician. The Brit w ... More >>
Annie MacWhat is up with all these WMC-quality bookings outside of Conference? Jeez! Couple that with the amazing indie-rock shows happening at the Fillmore Miami Beach, and we haven't seen this sort of amazing musical cornucopia happening, well, since we've been old enough to go out.Now add to a ... More >>
The Big Day Out Festival is one of those "some-day" trips to daydream about. An annual series of massive one-off fests throughout Australia and New Zealand, it's like a Reading or Leeds done Down Under, with the world's biggest festival draws ever. This year's edition features seven dates from Jan ... More >>
Chromeo, Crookers, and now Switch? Whoever is responsible for the string of bookings at Heathrow Lounge deserves a gold star because it's getting ridiculous. It almost seems like Heathrow is quickly becoming the Studio A replacement we hoped for -- except it's ill equipped to handle any kind of li ... More >>