Say what you wanna say, but the '90s rocked! Hip-hop was at its prime, koosh balls were all the craze, and grunge was the way to go. Although we're waaay past the era of the Fresh Prince, Tamagotchi's, and Game Boys, that didn't stop us from partying like it was the 1990s. Nineties babies dressed ... More >>
Temper Trap has such a "Sweet Disposition." Casual music listeners probably only know snippets of that song from television ads for Chrysler and Diet Coke. Or TV dramas like One Tree Hill and 90210. Or the soundtrack to their spinning class. But an appearance in quirky 2009 rom-com (500) Days of ... More >>
Quirky, sexy, and cool, St. Vincent's Annie Clark may just be the Zooey Deschanel of rock 'n' roll, i.e. she's adorable, she's legitimate, and she's totally impossible to avoid. Yesterday, St. Vincent was named by Spin Magazine as the 93rd best guitar player ever. And today, we here at Crossfade w ... More >>
Everyone has that one great aunt who talks about the characters from her "stories" like she knows them personally. We used to think it was kinda sad. But lately, several returning TV shows have us craving a deeper connection with the people we see on the screen.Yes, we're talking about befriendin ... More >>
They came for G.I. Joe, and we said nothing, because we always thought G.I. Joe was kinda dumb.Then they came for Transformers, and we said nothing, because Michael Bay is unstoppable and anyway, Megan Fox is hot.But then they came for Battleship, and we realized that soon, there would be no chil ... More >>
Google "Big Black" if this isn't hilarious to you In our Moving Units column, Mike Ramirez at Fort Lauderdale's Radio-Active Records graciously keeps us up-to-date and comments on the current releases flying out of his store each week.Two was the magic number last week, and things have only ... More >>
In almost every sense -- except the most extreme -- Tao Lin's for sale. Of course, there's his published output, including the poetry books You Are a Little Bit Happier Than I Am ($14) and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy ($14.95), the short story collection Bed ($14.95), and a novel, Eeeee Eee Eeee ... More >>
And that pain will last (500) Days, but in a good way.
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Picking the best folk and Americana records of the year isn't nearly as hard as discarding those great records that just didn't feel right stuck in the category. Releases by Calexico and DeVotchKa felt far too worldly to pigeonhole as folk or country, for instance, while Blitzen Trapper's fantastic ... More >>
The star's latest flick repackages his greatest hits, which maybe weren't so great to begin with.
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