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Delicious melty internet-inspired fun by supreme diva GIF artiste @kyttenjanae.
Sinaloa drug cartel boss Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was barely out of maximum-security prison when musicians all around Mexico started uploading hot musical takes about his (again) escape.
Ryan Trawick celebrates a remix of Dragonette's I Get Around ('Here I come with a Big Gulp'?) with a unique and weirdly-fitting virtual space.
It's all I've ever wanted. Obviously, and of course, Tina's got all the best moves. [via
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Lil Dicky is one of the funniest novelty song artists working today. His newest NSFW ode to modern manhood will ring true to both guys and those who have to endure guys' advances. Read the rest
Best viewed after licking your pet Sonoran Desert toad. (Via Dose Nation) Read the rest
Listen to the first Rolling Stones song in 6 years.
[Video Link] Chris Hardwick's NERDIST YouTube channel is full of awesome, but few things as awesome as this.
The Official Music Video for "Do It Anyway," the first track from Ben Folds Five's much anticipated album THE SOUND OF THE LIFE OF THE MIND...featuring the Fraggles from Jim Henson's "Fraggle Rock"! Also starring Rob Corddry, Anna Kendrick & Chris Hardwick.
Buy the album on iTunes. Directed by Phil Hodges. See the Behind-the-Scenes here. Read the rest
Moon Unit Zappa performs "Valley Girl" on Solid Gold, 1982. (like, for Sarah Ruxin) Read the rest
Loving the blippy, glitchy feel of "Default," the new track from Atoms for Peace, the Thom Yorke/Flea/Nigel Godrich project.
Pitchfork has more.
At the Radiohead website, word from Yorke that an album is coming in 2013.
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[Video Link] In July I posted a link to songstress Dominique Pruitt's "To Win Your Love." As I said, her work has a great 50s and 60s vibe. Here's a video for her song, "To Win Your Love," which will be on her upcoming album. I'm looking forward to hearing the other songs! Read the rest
[video link]. Illustrations by Sarah Brown. Do stay with it. Things escalate. (HT: Tim Shey) Read the rest
[Video Link] Above, a new video from Father John Misty’s "Fear Fun" album on Sub Pop Records. Video directed by Grant James.
Richard Metzger first turned me on to Father John Misty (the new project by J. Tillman), and writes about this video, "I have no idea what the fuck is going on here, although the final moments make the intention a little bit clearer...I think...but I like it."
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Via New Orleans native Clayton Cubitt, who says,
I'm gonna say this again, for those of you who yearn for the energy and danger and artistic vitality that NYC had in the 70s/80s, you need to drop everything and get yourself to New Orleans right now.
Shot in and around the Bywater in New Orleans, features friends of mine like Quack, and Rusty Lazer’s Swoon-festooned front steps and amazing art village, and local characters like Amzie Adams, this is your “must watch” of the week.
The album is available as MP3 download at Amazon.
What the Hell is Sissy Bounce? - Boing Boing
Mardi Gras in New Orleans (big photo gallery) - Boing Boing
Rotting, abandoned New Orleans theme-park - Boing Boing
Coco Robicheaux, "hoodoo bluesman" of New Orleans, has died ...
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