For electronic dance music to work in a concert setting – as a live spectacle that you would actually pay concert prices to see – the bar, in my mind, is pretty high. You need good mixes and well-wrung beats, sure, but the music can’t stand on its own – especially seeing as it’s […]
Archive for June, 2011
Comic book movies have an interesting problem. They have to try to condense 40 years of continuity into a movie that is two hours long. There is a careful balance between making the story accessible to a person who has never read a comic in his or her life and not alienating the hardcore comic book fan-base that will give you repeat business. “X-Men: First Class” strikes the best balance of the two since “The Dark Knight.”
Kansas City soul-funk-R&B artist Janelle Monae made the UK “Come Alive” with an amazing performance at Glastonbury. Watch the astounding artist and the crazy stage show from her live performance below:
Company of Thieves have unveiled their new video for “Death of Communication.”
The multi-talented comedian released his debut single on Jack White’s label at 12 a.m., Friday, June 24. The single, “Charlene II (I’m Over You)” can be found on iTunes and at ThirdManRecords.com.
Scotland’s Glasvegas just released an uplifting video for “Shine Like Stars.”
Since the public has found out that hip hop singer Missy Elliott has Grave’s Disease, an autoimmune where the thyroid is overactive, a lot of rumors and inaccuracies have been flying around. Missy Elliott has released the following statement to clear up some of the confusion:
Going to Warped Tour this year? Don’t forget to download The Official Vans Warped Tour 2011 App on your iPhone or iPod Touch. Complete with a full line up listing of the bands and shows that make up the tour, a Warped Tour survival guide, and a schedule and alert function to keep you from […]
“The nuns taught us there were two ways through life – the way of nature and the way of grace. You have to choose which one you’ll follow.” -Mrs. O’Brien.
This quote represents the heart of Terrence Malick’s new masterpiece “The Tree of Life,” an ambitious piece that focuses on the struggles of one Midwest family’s attempts to cope and find hope in their very existence after dealing with the grief of losing one of its members.