Karen O’s “Strange Love” or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Tim Burton

Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie comes out towards the beginning of October and there is going to be some great music on that soundtrack (which comes out September 25th). The song has its roots in calypso, fun and upbeat. It’s definitely kid friendly and accessible for those who might be on the fence about Burton’s films (but most of you reading this are probably already familiar with and like his work). Mark Foster from Foster the People, Imagine Dragons, Passion Pit, Kimbra, Robert Smith of The Cure, and (interestingly) Winona Ryder of Johnny Depp’s former tattoo (now Wino Forever) are all slated … Continue reading Karen O’s “Strange Love” or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Tim Burton

Karen O – “Immigrant Song” (Led Zeppelin cover)

The beginning of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo is really dark and intriguing. It reminds me of the time and effort that the James Bond movies put into their openings. I wish more movies these days did that. It makes it more of an art piece than just jumping right into dialogue or sweeping over a skyline. We’ve seen that before, movie people! Dragon Tattoo uses a cover (by Karen O of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs) of “Immigrant Song” by Led Zeppelin. I suggest watching it in full screen mode in HD. 01_-_Immigrant_Song.mp3 Listen on Posterous http://www.dragontattoo.com/site/ Buy it on … Continue reading Karen O – “Immigrant Song” (Led Zeppelin cover)

sunday sounds – santigold

Santigold’s “Go feat. Karen O” is pretty sweet.  She had this to say about the song. “This song comments on the era we live in and the NEW American dream. The dream used to be that if you worked hard, and you were good at what you did, you could pave your own way in America and the sky was the limit. … However, things have changed. The NEW American Dream is to become rich and famous by happenstance – or sex tapes – and to get there with as little work or talent as possible. And as a result, … Continue reading sunday sounds – santigold

sunday sounds – santigold

Santigold’s “Go feat. Karen O” is pretty sweet.  She had this to say about the song. “This song comments on the era we live in and the NEW American dream. The dream used to be that if you worked hard, and you were good at what you did, you could pave your own way in America and the sky was the limit. … However, things have changed. The NEW American Dream is to become rich and famous by happenstance – or sex tapes – and to get there with as little work or talent as possible. And as a result, … Continue reading sunday sounds – santigold