Archive for February 16th, 2011

Neutral Milk Hotel’s Jeff Mangum to Curate All Tomorrow’s Parties Festival in England

February 16th, 2011
Neutral Milk Hotel frontman Jeff Mangum has been announced as the curator of the All Tomorrow's Parties festival on December 2nd through 4th in Minehead England In addition to his solo set on the opening night the bill will include performances by Superchunk Young Marble Giants and fellow Elephant 6...

Digest: Lady Gaga Scores Billboard’s 1,000th Number One Hit; ‘Glee’ Breaks Record For Most Hot 100 Singles

February 16th, 2011
Lady Gaga Scores Billboard 1000th Number OneLady Gaga's "Born This Way" has become the 1000th Number One hit in the 52-year history of Billboard's Hot 100 singles chart "Born This Way" is also had the third-largest-selling digital debut of all time even though the song was only available for three...

Ciara Wants to be Released from her Record Contract

February 16th, 2011
On Monday afternoon the R&B singer Ciara responded to persistent rumors that she been dropped by her label Jive Records by telling her fans on Facebook that it wasn't true -- though she does want out of her contract Contest Choose the Cover of 'Rolling Stone' According to Ciara Jive has given...

Exclusive: New ‘Beavis and Butt-Head’ Will Tackle ‘Jersey Shore’ and More

February 16th, 2011
About a year ago MTV president Van Toffler was having trouble sleeping "I was eating Fruit Loops and Cap'n Crunch out of the box and flipping through the dials when a Lady Gaga video came on" he says That's when he had the idea Bring back...

Digest: Lenny Kravitz Announces New Album; Rumors of Mick Jagger’s Death are Fake

February 16th, 2011
Lenny Kravitz Announces New AlbumLenny Kravitz will be releasing a new album titled Black and White America sometime this summer According to Kravitz the record will be very up-tempo and its lyrics will directly deal with his experience as a mixed-race man in America [Billboard] Mick Jagger is Not DeadDespite the...

Exclusive Listen: Rare Recording of Jim Morrison Poem Unearthed For New Charity Album

February 16th, 2011
Click to listen to Jim Morrison's "Path to Zero" A rare recording of Jim Morrison reciting an untitled poem about the plight of Native Americans in Los Alamos New Mexico will finally be released as part of a charity album titled Prayer Cycle 2 The record was put together by composer...

New Wave Heroes the Cars Roar Back on Reunion Record

February 16th, 2011
'This is not a reunion — it's more like a conjunction" That is how singer-guitarist-songwriter Ric Ocasek of the Cars describes Move Like This the New Wave band's first studio album in 24 years "I never thought I'd make another Cars record" he claims citing "the past personalities and Ben's...

The Strokes Announce Show at Madison Square Garden

February 16th, 2011
The Strokes will be performing their first concert at Manhattan's Madison Square Garden on April 1st nearly two weeks after the release of their new album Angles on March 22nd The show was announced in a tweet  yesterday by frontman Julian Casablancas Tickets for the show will go on sale...

Arcade Fire, Cee Lo Green, Rihanna and Justin Bieber Win at Brit Awards

February 16th, 2011
Arcade Fire Rihanna Mumford & Sons and Cee Lo Green were among the big winners at the Brit Awards – Britain's equivalent to the Grammys – last night in London Grammy Awards - Complete Coverage Arcade Fire won in both the International Group and International Album categories When accepting an award frontman...

‘Glee’ Recap: The New Directions Catch Bieber Fever in ‘Comeback’

February 16th, 2011
As we sat down to watch "Comeback" we were bracing ourselves for the inevitable let down after last week's stellar "Silly Love Songs" because when the Glee lords giveth a good episode they are sure to taketh away the following week But we were pleasantly surprised with "Comeback" in which...