Cold Cave: ‘Cherish the Light Years’ Review

Cold Cave Cherish the Light Years

Artist: Cold Cave Album: Cherish the Light Years Label: Matador A couple of years ago, I read in an online magazine that Wes Eisold had a new project that he was working on called Cold Cave. This excited me, as Eisold was the front-man of some of my favorite hardcore bands growing up, including American Nightmare and Some Girls. Reading further ...

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Jayde Nicole is 2008 Playmate of the Year (Photos)

Jayde Nicole

22-year-old Jayde Nicole, from Ontario, Canada, has been named Playboy’s 2008 Playmate of the Year. Nicole is Canada’s first Playmate of the Year since 1982. Shannon Tweed, aka Gene Simmons‘ baby mama, was the last Canadian to be given the title. Nicole owns a modeling agency called Jayde Nicole Inc. that she founded in 2005. She managed the day-to-day operations ...

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Hunx and His Punx: ‘Too Young to be in Love’ Review

Hunx and his Punx

Artist: Hunx and his Punx Album: Too Young to Be in Love Label: Hardly Art Oakland, California’s flamboyant up-and-comer pop punk sensation Seth Bogart, aka Hunx, recently released his second album, Too Young To Be in Love, with his Punx on Hardly Art Records. It’s a pretty decent album, if you are in the mood for some guy singing higher ...

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Grandchildren Premiere Debut Single “Saturn Returns”

Grandchildren Band

In Grandchildren, every memory is a montage of sound. The beat-driven, orchestral-pop epics play like an audio scrapbook of memories from songwriter Aleks Martray’s life. Martray, the son of a high-ranking military officer, and Grandchildren’s creator, was born on a US army base in Germany and raised on both sides of the Atlantic. “I was restless from a really young ...

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Everything Everything Premieres New Single, Sells Out UK

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Is it just me, or do Everything Everything look like if the Jonas Brothers had a children with the Beatles?  I’m just getting into this band, who kind of mixes Britpop with punk, throws in some harmonies, then throws in about five gallons of sheer weird awesomeness.  I just can’t get enough of “Photoshop Handsome”. Imagine a band who fuse ...

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Butter my Biscuits–Heroes Hottie Does Indian ‘Elle’ (And No it’s Not Milo)

Sendhil Ramamurthy

Milo Ventimiglia gets a lot of attention on celebrity blogs (ahem, Taylor’s Entertainment News). But there is one actor on the ever popular NBC show Heroes who rarely gets the praise he deserves for playing Dr. Mohinder Suresh, the nerdy and ultimately good geneticist, and that actor is Sendhil Ramamurthy. Thankfully, the the Indian version of Elle took notice! These ...

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Indie Music Videos: Decemberists: “This is Why We Fight”

Indie Music Videos: Decemberists–”This is Why We Fight” Decemberists have premiered their new music video for “This is Why We Fight”, from their latest album, The King is Dead. The video was directed by Aaron Stewart-Ahn and features a dystopian future populated by peasant children and a teenage king overlord. This has become a popular theme in indie music videos ...

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Land of Talk: ‘Cloak and Cipher’ Album Review

Land of Talk

For most bands, having your lead singer suffer a vocal hemorrhage might be a decent excuse to put out a sub-par album, or even to postpone making one altogether.  This did not seem to slow down Montreal indie-pop group Land of Talk, however, as their second album, Cloak and Cipher, was recorded during frontwoman Elizabeth Powell‘s recovery from such an affliction. For Cloak and ...

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