Posts tagged music

Hating U2 is something of a modern Rorschach test, and more than anything, it’s the same brand management issue that befalls just about any band that aspires to be the biggest in the world. The moment a group aims to be the one act everyone likes, they become the one “no one likes,” or at least the one the Internet most likes to dogpile on.

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Lorde takes the reins of the ‘Hunger Games: Mockingjay’ soundtrack

Get your three-finger salute in the air, because this fall Panem is gonna be rocking. 

Breakdancing Buddhist monks honor fallen Beastie Boy

MCA Day is meant to celebrate Beastie Boys rapper Adam Yauch, who died after a long battle with cancer in 2012, with festivities and performances taking place at the Littlefield Performance and Art Space in Brooklyn.

In what may seem as a more unconventional nod by some, four Buddhist monks took to Union Square, the site of the first MCA Day, to put on a tribute to the Beastie Boys by breakdancing to some of their biggest hits.

Huey, Dewey, and Louie, the main characters of the animated Disney television show DuckTales, were young triplets with quacky, high-pitched voices. They did not wear pants. If there is a hierarchy of animated characters from sexiest to least sexy, the DuckTales trio are not high on that list (nor is their miserly great-uncle Scrooge McDuck, although at least he’s an adult).

Yet the DuckTales theme song, as it turns out, might be something you want to turn up while pouring your sweetie a glass of champagne—at least this oddly sensual cover by POW!GRL and ScottBradleeLovesYa. Tell me you don’t want to shake a tail feather.

[Who knew the ‘DuckTales’ theme song was actually a slow jam all along?]

Behind the scenes of one of the best soundtracks in video games

Bonney told the Daily Dot the response to the game’s music has exceeded his expectations.

“It’s so easy to just blast through a video game level at breakneck speed, I just wanted people to slow down and notice what they were hearing.”

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Start pressing some keys to make some noise.

Bette paying tribute to all the great celebs we lost 

Bette paying tribute to all the great celebs we lost