New Music from Friday 10 February 2017 - from Sia to Marika Hackman, The Magic Gang to Katy Perry, there's a lot to love!
Hey! So tomorrow, 1 August 2016, is the one year anniversary of a pretty nifty online movement called FemTube. It's a community of online content creators coming together to discuss the challenges and changes in online video. They do a lot of cool stuff, including monthly hosted chats on Twitter, playlists, and a blog, so if … Continue reading How I Make My Videos #YouTubeGirls
February might be the shortest month but this year it’s crammed full of great new albums! There’s Bob Dylan’s 36th album, exciting experiments from BADBADNOTGOOD and A Place To Bury Strangers, and an incredibly talented track listing on Emile Haynie’s debut. Full list and release details below! Which records are you looking forward to this … Continue reading February’s Most Anticipated Pressings
Why are female artists always pitted against each other? And how does that intense rivalry affect them (and us)? Join me and Brittany Spanos, Online Producer at Rolling Stone, for a chat about Ultraviolence, Lorde, and the way that our culture deals with innovative women in music.
How does Lana Del Rey’s second LP “Ultraviolence” transform her sound? What do all those dark lyrics really mean? And should you get it on vinyl? Find out in this week’s Record Review! Ultraviolence is a fascinating exploration of the emotional devastation left by a romance gone wrong. Del Rey adjusts her sound to mimic … Continue reading Review: Ultraviolence – Lana Del Rey
Time for a new video! Finally, right? Here's my first video of 2015 - a quick rundown of the LP releases I'm most excited about this month. With a fully-recovered ankle I'm back with the records I'm most excited about this month! Sleater-Kinney's long-awaited reunion LP, "No Cities To Love," looks absolutely fantastic, and … Continue reading January’s Most Anticipated Pressings
Just as I was going about my day yesterday, something awesome happened. Scrolling through my Facebook feed I saw that finally, finally, there's a full trailer for Disney's upcoming live-action Cinderella, and it looks to be every bit as magical as I was imagining. Disney started teasing this project over a year ago, releasing images of that single … Continue reading Can’t Hardly Wait: Cinderella and her Singing Mice
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I've been neglecting you. It's not that I haven't thought about it. The urge to write hits me at random and inopportune moments. I've drafted entire blog post series in my head, down to minute grammatical inferences, and yet they never seem to make their way onto an actual screen. I'm working on that. I'm … Continue reading Hey. Again.
Prepare yourselves for some rather odd... "makeup"... It's Red Nose Day this week and as I always love watching the UK broadcast I thought I'd join in and attempt to inspire some more donations by "Making My Face Funny." Watch as I attempt to apply a full face of makeup with no mirror, left-handed. FUN. … Continue reading No Mirror Makeup Challenge for Comic Relief 2015
Is FKA twigs really singing about robots in LP1? What genre does it fall into? And should you get it on vinyl? Find out in this week’s Record Review! LP1 fuses the organic and the mechanic to create an innovative yet unsettling sound, as FKA twigs’ breathy vocals interact with industrial noises. One of the … Continue reading Review: LP1 – FKA twigs
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Join me for a chilled-out haul as I go through some awesome 45s I found in my dad’s record collection - there’s some Beatles, some Bowie, and even a bit of Bob Dylan. Plus, I give some tips on caring for your 45s! FULL HAUL: The Jean Genie // Ziggy Stardust - David Bowie Dreams … Continue reading Vintage Vinyl Haul #2: 45s 5ever