Music is more than just a collection of sounds. It's a whole 'nother world where anything is possible. You don't have to be yourself, you don't even have to be human, and a lot of artists take full advantage of this world of illusion.
The benefits? Well, you can safely walk into any grocery store, ... More >>
It's 5 a.m., and an impromptu, collective chant to the tune of the White Stripes' "Seven Nation Army" fills the streets of Baltimore.
The city's beloved Ravens were crowned Super Bowl XLVII champions roughly eight hours ago, but the team's diehard fans are still celebrating the victory with the squ ... More >>
See also "Fashion Freakouts at Lollapalooza 2012" -- plus "Day One: M83, Black Sabbath, Die Antwoord, Afghan Wigs, TEED," "Day Two: Frank Ocean, The Weeknd, Twin Shadow, and Others," and "Day Three: Jack White, Sigur Ros, Florence The Machine, and Others."
With every year that passes, it feels li ... More >>
See also "Fashion Freakouts at Lollapalooza 2012" -- plus "Lollapalooza 2012, Day One: M83, Black Sabbath, Die Antwoord, Afghan Whigs, TEED" and "Lollapalooza 2012, Day Two: Frank Ocean, The Weeknd, Twin Shadow, and Others."
What have we learned following Lollapalooza 2012?
Not only do reunions ... More >>
Via dollyparton.comDolly Parton is a freaking hero. Her quick wit, good manners, powerful look, and business savvy make her the Oprah of the Smoky Mountains. Or maybe Oprah is the Dolly of Chicago? Either way, both bitches are fierce, and Dolly's more fun.
As the Queen of Country Music, her reig ... More >>
Photo by Sarah LloydTV Ghost: Kinda like jelly, Scrappy Doo, and Ralph Malph.In a certain way, TV Ghost is the sweet, playful jelly to the no-nonsense, peanut-buttery Spits. You could also say that TV Ghost is the pugnacious, frenetic Scrappy Doo to the Spits' more worldly, less frilly Scooby. Bu ... More >>
The White Stripes are officially finito.After 14 years of playing music together, the White Stripes are calling it quits. A statement on the band's website claims that the breakup happed for "a myrid of reasons, but mostly to preserve what is beautiful and special about the band."
The White Stri ... More >>
Here at the New Times, we root hard for our local teams; especially when they win big on the road. Ever since our Big Three got together, we knew Miami would conquer the nation - we ain't talking about James, Wade and Bosh, we're talking about the Jacuzzi Boys.
When we met up with the Jacuzzi B ... More >>
photo via Fox FuseBefore Lil Wayne went away, as they say, he was the omnipresent rapper. Lil Wayne was on everything, to the point that when our sister paper the OC Weekly ran this (what seemed obviously) satirical story saying he would collaborate on a High School Musical soundtrack, peopl ... More >>
Corkery/NewsWe all miss Heath Ledger. The Academy Award-winning actor wooed us in 10 Things I Hate About You, and shocked us with his performances in Brokeback Mountain and The Dark Knight. Now his legacy lives on, as a rap video he directed for old friend N'FA has just been released on iTunes. Y ... More >>
Today's gratuitous but awesome giveaway is brought to you by the folks behind the new site becausesoundmatters.com. Music collectors who love to buy new music on vinyl will find lots to love here, a site that gathers all of Warner Music Group's labels' in-print releases in one spot. That inc ... More >>
There are few people in the world of music who can take credit for creating so much unadulterated pleasure as pop satirist "Weird Al" Yankovic. Speaking as someone who has to sit and come up with puns ever day in order to write headlines, songs like "Pretty Fly for a Rabbi," "I Think I'm a Clone ... More >>
Fans of all that is red, white, and black don't have to wait for their White Stripes rock-doc to arrive in the mail. In honor of the limited-edition box set release, Under Great White Northern Lights, Sweat Records is holding an official screening of the film tonight, Tuesday, March 16, at 8 p.m. ... More >>
If you're an old person (25 ), then your iPod's probably still packed with crap like the Strokes, the White Stripes, and Radiohead's monumental monument of momentous music, Kid A. And all that stuff's fine or whatever ... But maybe it's time to take a couple steps out of 2000. The kids these ... More >>
With a loud and raucous sound zigzagging over the lines of alt rock, rock n' roll and punk like a driver 14 shots of Jack deep, Cage the Elephant have been rattling the bars of that pen plenty. The quintet out of Kentucky blurs the lines of what their sound is. Guitars shift from dusty, twangy, jang ... More >>
The Golden Filter's take on late-'70s downtown glitz has taken Manhattan's club scene (and the blogosphere) by storm. Consisting of record producer Stephen and vocalist Penelope, the duo is notable for its chilly arpeggios, pulsating beats, and plush vocals -- as well as their elusive personas. (N ... More >>