Archive: January 6, 2008 - January 12, 2008

The Two-Minute Man, Episode 9: Totally Unenthusiastic Edition

Definitely the worst week yet on the Globe. Not even close. Makes me long for the double Petty days of last week. Bad enough to make me think of switching to WOXY of KEXP for a few weeks. KEXP just played Guided By Voices and Sex Pistols back-to-back, so we...

By David Malitz | January 11, 2008; 2:33 PM ET | Comments (0)

New Favorite Thing: Vol. 2, No. 1

That 'stache has power. The artist: Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds The sound: A slightly demented Australian poet with a heavy Biblical fixation is backed by a half-dozen brilliant musicians who can serve up everything from dark, moody piano ballads to chaotic rock rave-ups. The song: "Dig, Lazarus,...

By David Malitz | January 11, 2008; 8:37 AM ET | Comments (0)

More Proof That The Music Industry Is In Trouble

But do her albums have legs? You know the music-biz apocalypse is imminent when models are suddenly finding politicians sexier than rock stars. As you've no doubt heard, Carla Bruni - the foxy French-Italian model-turned-singer whose dating resume includes Mick Jagger and Eric Clapton - has French prez Nicolas...

By J. Freedom du Lac | January 10, 2008; 12:37 PM ET | Comments (0)

I've Had "Addicted to Love" Stuck In My Head For Three Straight Weeks

It usually begins a few minutes after I wake up. I'll be on the computer, checking to see if there was any late-night NBA news I may have missed. And all of a sudden it starts. "Your lights are on ... but you're not home." And once it starts, it...

By David Malitz | January 9, 2008; 3:15 PM ET | Comments (0)

Miley, Meet Hannah Non-tana

As I mentioned in my piece on last night's Hannah Montana/Miley Tinnitus hootenanny, the strangest thing happened during the show: The young star left the Verizon Center stage mid-song and was immediately replaced by a body double, who pretended to sing the rest of "We Got the Party" - just...

By J. Freedom du Lac | January 8, 2008; 12:01 PM ET | Comments (9)

One Last Look at 2007

Can you handle one last 2007 list? Today we were all set to present you with my favorite albums of the year along with J. Freedom's list of albums that just missed his Top 10 cut. But Mr. Freedom was too busy picking out his outfit for last night's Hannah...

By David Malitz | January 8, 2008; 8:31 AM ET | Comments (0)

PR Pitches We Never Finished Reading: Vol. 2, No. 2

The FADER Names Chris Richards Executive Editor New York, NY: The FADER, the definitive voice of emerging music, has announced that Chris Richards has been named Executive Editor. FADER publisher Andy Cohn made the announcement. Richards' arrival at The FADER comes after a six-year run at the Washington Post......

By J. Freedom du Lac | January 7, 2008; 11:44 AM ET | Comments (3)

 

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