Ty Segall Band – “Slaughterhouse” Review

Ty Segall Band - Slaughterhouse cover

Artist: Ty Segall Band Album: Slaughterhouse Label: In The Red Records When we talk about modern rock records, we generally place them into some kind of historical musical context.  How does this album with guitars stack up against this other album with guitars?  Is it as good as seminal rock albums like Fun House, Axis: Bold As Love, or the ...

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‘Meet the Press’ Host Tim Russert Dies at 58

Tim Russert

Tim Russert, a journalist at NBC and host of Meet the Press, has passed away from a heart attack. Russert collapsed at NBC’s Washington news bureau, a source said. He was only 58 years old. Russert, who rose from the inside world of politics where he was former New York Gov. Mario Cuomo’s press secretary and one-time chief of staff ...

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2009 Bonnaroo Lineup Announced


The 2009 Bonnaroo artist lineup is finally here! The initial list includes Bruce Springsteen, The Beastie Boys, Phish, Nine Inch Nails, David Byrne, and Wilco headlining. Great bands make up the rest of the list, too! I cannot WAIT until this festival!

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My Indie Life: Fun Indie Music Show Without Pretense

My Indie Life

There is an awesome show out of Chicago called My Indie Life, which is part of a site called Maybe Hip.  The show features a guy named Rob Silver and a girl named Lexi Scherr, and each week they pretty much just sit on their couch and chat about exciting new indie music from bands that should be famous. “My ...

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New Year’s Eve Drink Links

Image by Drunken Monkey via Flickr Monica Bellucci is Full Out Topless (NSFW) ( Jooksed ) Katie Holmes Could Use a Stylist ( Dlisted ) Don’t We Just Love Cheerleaders ( DeadDog ) Guess Who’s The Virgin One ( DoubleViking ) Marilyn Monroe Often Imitated Never Duplicated ( CityRag ) Posh Beckham Isn’t a Pasta Girl ( Hollywood Rag ) ...

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Stars announce new album, The North; hear new song “The Theory of Relativity”

Stars - The North

  Stars have announced their new album, The North, which will be released September 4 on ATO Records. The band’s sixth full-length album was recorded in Montreal’s historic RCA Victor Studios and was produced by Stars, Graham Lessard and Marcus Paquin (Arcade Fire). The album opener, “The Theory of Relativity,” premiered on Spin.com yesterday and can also be streamed on ...

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Miley Cyrus and Mandy Jiroux had ‘Better Get More Ice Cream’

A new video prompting M&M Cru-ers Miley Cyrus and Mandy Jiroux to “get more ice cream” has hit the net from the Adam/Chu Dance Crew (ACDC). Ooh, online taunting…I love it! I can’t wait to see the full-on Crew vs. Cru (with a “U”) dance armies! Step Up 2 director Jon M. Chu jeers on his YouTube page: After being ...

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Shakira Looks Sexy in Madrid (Photos)


I don’t know about you guys, but Shakira is one of those famous people who can do no wrong.  You never hear about her doing anything crazy, a la Lindsay Lohan.  She is able to shake her hips and sing her heart out, and that’s all she ever has to do.  She doesn’t have to make out with chicks or ...

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