Yesterday marked the 42nd anniversary of Jimi Hendrix’s death. Let’s take a few moments to honor the greatest guitarist of all time. Crazy-colored headbands and ridiculous guitar riffs…you will always be remembered. A few Jimi classics: Continue reading RIP Jimi Hendrix
Eternal Rhyme et Reason favorite Lana Del Rey covered Bobby Vinton’s “Blue Velvet” for a David Lynch -inspired advert for Swedish über retailer H&M. It’s as dark and dreamy as any of her own material. Check it out below: How can we get our hands on the full version?! UPDATE: Listen to the cover in full! Continue reading Lana Del Rey covers “Blue Velvet” for H(&)M UPDATED!
There really should be a more accurate genre for movies like this, because ‘comedy-drama’ doesn’t suit Celeste and Jesse Forever at all. Sure, there are some parts that are dramatic, and some parts that are humorous, but it’s more like … Continue reading Celeste and Jesse Forever
Last night everyone’s favorite FLOTUS delivered an incredible speech at the Democratic National Convention. Michelle Obama’s stirring take on the state of the union was filled with lots of touching anecdotes from hers and the president’s past, and never devolved into the kind of pandering which characterized Mrs. or Mr. Romney’s speeches. Admirably, she managed to reflected on her husband’s accomplishments during his tenure to date (and there are many) without bragging (again, although she could). Their vision for the United States is a brave one, befitting its people. We only hope they’ll be around to see it through! … Continue reading Michelle Obama Delivers at DNC 2012
Sixto Rodriguez is a legend in South Africa. He is of Mexican descent and from Detroit but, for some reason, his album Cold Fact made it big in South Africa. He is pretty much unheard of in America but that … Continue reading Rodriguez in Concert
Stop everything you’re doing and listen to “Feed Me Diamonds” by MNDR. No, seriously. Stop rea ding. GOD DAMN. MNDR, I was convinced as soon as I heard “c’mon dismantle me.” Congratulations. This is some Björk (“Desired Constellation”) shit right here but I’m not mad. Not at all. I’m completely enamored by it. And her interview with Spin in which she described the song pretty much sealed the deal: [“Feed Me Diamonds” is] an homage to Marina Abramovíc. It’s weird to use the word inspire. I wish I could another one. But she’s really important to … Continue reading Must Listen: “Feed Me Diamonds”- MNDR