Archive: January 20, 2008 - January 26, 2008

The Two-Minute Man, Episode 11: Predicting the Future Edition

Those fightin' Gallagher brothers sure made some magic on their first two albums. Just yesterday I listed the Doors and the Police as two bands that were missing from the first 100 songs but would certainly be heard from soon. And who did I hear this morning? That's right,...

By David Malitz | January 25, 2008; 4:00 PM ET | Comments (12)

Music's Big Picture

Just imagine seeing Shane McGowan in 3D on an IMAX screen. Everybody loves the new "U2 3D" movie. So that got us to thinking: What other artists would we like to get the 3D/IMAX treatment? Our picks are below. Feel free to chime in with others. The Pogues -...

By David Malitz | January 25, 2008; 9:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

Stop! Grammy Time

The first confirmed performers for the all-systems-go Grammys have been announced by the Recording Academy®, and the lineup includes ... The Time! Yeah, we didn't see that coming, either. The funkadelic Prince proteges are reuniting for the Feb. 10 telecast, on which they'll perform with the pop-soul diva Rihanna -...

By J. Freedom du Lac | January 24, 2008; 2:46 PM ET | Comments (0)

The Two-Minute Man: First 100 Songs Breakdown

I wasn't kidding when I said I had an Excel spreadsheet. I'm not sure what good it does me, but here's an attempt at breaking down the first 100 songs featured on everyone's favorite Friday diversion (yeah, you heard me, Cillizza), The Two-Minute Man. It was a minor miracle not...

By David Malitz | January 24, 2008; 12:46 PM ET | Comments (0)

Walkin' Through New Orleans

A funny thing happened on the way through the French Quarter the other afternoon: I stumbled upon musical brilliance, coming from a rag-tag band of buskers that included a percussionist who was splayed out on the asphalt and a jitterbugging dancer sporting an old St. Louis Cardinals shirt. They didn't...

By J. Freedom du Lac | January 23, 2008; 4:50 PM ET | Comments (1)

Week Late Review: Yeasayer

Brooklyn's Yeasayer, the latest blog sensations. A week ago I went down to the Black Cat to review the very sold out Yeasayer show. You didn't see the review in the paper because it never made it to the paper. Casualty of limited space, at least that's what the...

By David Malitz | January 23, 2008; 12:51 PM ET | Comments (0)

Coachella? Meh.

So it's come to this, Coachella? The first name on the poster for the "hippest" music festival in the country is ... Jack Johnson? What in the name of Daft Punk is going on? The ninth edition of the massive gathering of hipsters in the California desert doesn't at all...

By David Malitz | January 22, 2008; 12:31 PM ET | Comments (0)

PR Pitches We Never Finished Reading: Vol. 2, No. 3

J. Freedom, Do you remember both members of the band Wham? If so, we've got the game for you. Featuring America's all time favorite VJ, The 80's Game With Martha Quinn ......

By J. Freedom du Lac | January 22, 2008; 10:06 AM ET | Comments (2)

 

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