Video of the Day: Sonic Youth, “Sacred Trickster” July 01, 2009 |
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The Eternal is the first Sonic Youth disc in about 15 years that I haven’t just appreciated on an academic level — this first disc on their new deal with Matador rocks without reservation.
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Video of the Day: Dirty Projectors, “Stillness is the Move” June 30, 2009 I’m this close to calling the race for album of the year. Buy Bitte Orca immediately. Review to follow. 1 Show / Hide Archive Comments The following comments are archived from the original publication of this post Taylor Ray on Jul 07, 2009 @ 5:27 pm Llamas: The new dwarves in music video? Discuss. Read More
Megan Fox Reminds Harry Smith of a “Woodland Nymph Fairy” June 30, 2009 Watch CBS Videos Online Well, she put words in his mouth, but that didn’t help him talk during this interview. 4 Show / Hide Archive Comments The following comments are archived from the original publication of this post Fairy Games on Mar 13, 2010 @ 4:25 pm I enjoyed reading your interesting yet very... Read More
Video of the Day: The Lonely Island feat. Jonas Brothers, “Property Of The Queen” June 26, 2009 “Africa — I’ve been to Africa. Africa — I broke a broke a sweat.” 4 Show / Hide Archive Comments The following comments are archived from the original publication of this post kev on Jun 28, 2009 @ 5:46 pm I figured that part was a given. Read More
Video of the Day: Street Sweeper Social Club, “ June 25, 2009 Street Sweeper Social Club |MTV Music Street Sweeper Social Club is the latest project from former Rage Against the Machine/Audioslave guitarist Tom Morello and Boots Riley from the legendary, revolutionary undergroup hip-hop group, The Coup. Read More
The Thriller’s Gone June 25, 2009 The icons of my childhood are going fast, it seems. Ed McMahon on Tuesday. Farrah Fawcett this morning. And this evening, the King of Pop. I can’t say I was a die-hard Michael Jackson fan, but his music was the music of my youth, from the perfectly crafted pop confections of “ABC” and “I Want You Back”... Read More
Video of the Day: Major Lazer, “Hold the Line” June 24, 2009 Not only is Major Lazer the subject of a cheapo cartoon, but we get an action figure tie-in commercial to boot! Read More
Oscar To Have 10 Best Picture Nominees in 2010 June 24, 2009 The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today that the 2010 Oscar ceremonies will include 10 films in contention for Best Picture. “After more than six decades, the Academy is returning to some of its earlier roots, when a wider field competed for the top award of the year,” said Sid Ganis,... Read More
Video of the Day: Green Day, “21 Guns” June 23, 2009 Green Day - "21 Guns" - HD The second video from “21st Century Breakdown” was helmed by Marc Webb, director of the upcoming “(500) Days of Summer. Read More
Beastie Boys’ “Hot Sauce Committee, Part 1″ To Be Released Sept. 15 June 23, 2009 Capitol will release the eighth disc by Adam Yauch, Michael Diamond and Adam Horowitz on Sept. 15 in multiple configurations, including a 5.1 surround mix, and will include the following tracks: 1. Tadlock’s Glasses 2. B-Boys In The Cut 3. Make Some Noise 4. Nonstop Disco Powerpack 5. OK 6. Too Many Rappers... Read More
Jon and Kate Plus 8 Plus Hate June 23, 2009 Usually with deep embarrassment and lately with great regret, I have watched “Jon & Kate Plus 8″ for the past couple of years, mainly because my wife loved the show and because the behavior of the sextuplets was just slightly ahead of the actions of my own preschooler — predictive on a massive and scary... Read More
Flaming Lips “Embryonic” Domestic Tour Dates June 22, 2009 In anticipation of the release this fall of the 2-disc set Embryonic, the Flaming Lips just announced several dates for August. None are in this time zone, so will require road trips, jet service or teleportation. Stardeath and White Dwarfs open all dates in support of The Birth. Nice album title tie-ins, by the... Read More
Video of the Day: Dinosaur Jr., “Over It.” June 22, 2009 Our heroes feel the pain of everyone on this great new clip. We can only presume and hope that stunt doubles were employed. 1 Show / Hide Archive Comments The following comments are archived from the original publication of this post Darrin on Jun 22, 2009 @ 9:24 pm I hope people see this. I wonder if this is a... Read More
St. Vincent: The Lake Fever Sessions June 20, 2009 Lake Fever Productions in Nashville invited Annie Clark to their studios for this superb acoustic set. “Actor Out of Work” St. Vincent "Actor Out Of Work" from Lake Fever Sessions on Vimeo. “The Strangers” St. Vincent "The Strangers" from Lake Fever Sessions on Vimeo. “Oh My God” St.... Read More
Flaming Lips and Bat For Lashes Open Coldplay European Dates June 19, 2009 Staticblog officially begs for those transatlantic comp flights: The Flaming Lips will open for Coldplay on three dates: Sept. 4 in Barcelona, Sept. 7 in Paris and Sept. 9 in Nijmegen, Netherlands. Those last two gigs, the Lips are paired with Bat For Lashes, which essentially means that I’d be fine swimming... Read More
Video of the Day: These Are Powers, “Easy Answers” June 18, 2009 Not entirely certain what Anna Barie is yammering about, but it’s oddly hypnotic yammering. These Are Powers are a Brooklyn electro-noise trio featuring one former member of Liars and an apparent penchant for burning groceries from Super Cao Nguyen. Read More
J.J. Abrams and Tom Cruise To Return for “Mission: Impossible IV” June 18, 2009 It’s generally agreed that the J.J. Abrams-directed “Mission: Impossible III,” despite having the poorest box office showing of any film in the franchise, was easily the best. Abrams was able to conjure the first installment of the series that actually made sense, bringing a great deal of the “Alias”... Read More
Olivia Munn Makes Nerds’ Heads Explode June 18, 2009 As per Nerdage, the worldwide geek population just suffered a collective cranial detonation today when it was announced that G4′s “Attack of the Show” co-host, Olivia Munn, the reigning gadget/geek culture goddess, has joined the cast of “Iron Man 2.” As she tweeted, “Slashfilm took a guess at my role... Read More
Staticblog" is a repository for the musings and harangues of Assistant Entertainment Editor George Lang, featuring indie music videos, movie news.
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