Apple Music comes out today. Apple Music’s main enticement over other services is the premium it places on offering music filtered through the sensibilties of various musicians and music lovers.
By now, you’ve probably seen the footage of Shia LeBeouf’s allegedly lifted freestyle. It’s mildly entertaining in a Joaquín Phoenix sort of way. But have you seen this video?
To fully appreciate the precocious appeal of Sasha McVeigh, it helps to take a walk back in time before Taylor Swift wielded the kind of clout that could cause an imposing institution like Apple to completely crumble. A few years older now than Swift was then, McVeigh has exactly the same sort of disarming charm that earned Swift a legion of loyalists.
Not entirely sure what would prompt anyone to do such a thing at a Zac Brown Band show, but alas, someone hopped on stage with the band last night at Summerfest, and boy, did he ever paid the price!
One of our favorite bands, Sunny Day Real Estate, is named after this opportunistic notion that if someone could figure out a way to make a profit from peddling cloudless days, they would.
Tyga has been making some moves, but news about that is buried. The rapper has built up a healthy head of steam, with a new movie, a new album, a new show that’s set to debut in a few weeks on MTV and new shoe line that will drop this fall. Yet that’s not the stuff grabbing headlines.
Did you happen to catch “Celebrity Wife Swap” a few nights ago? We did, and holy crap! Talk about a two dudes on polar opposite ends of the fun spectrum – but then that’s kind of always been the case with these two.
Have you seen the trailer for the new Zac Efron movie? Looks about as enthralling as filling up your car with gas. Not a movie critic here, but luckily you don’t need to be — or even see the entire movie, for that matter — to discern just how incredibly stupid it is. The trailer speaks for itself. Sample the dialogue: “Whenever you guys are ready to start making some real loot, you need to holler at me,” says that contemptuous dude from “The Walking Dead.”
So this happened: Katie Couric conducted a suprisingly decent interview with Skrillex, King of The Dubstep, who’s been whipping crowds into a frenzy since 2011, as she puts it. Skrillex comes off as completely amiable and down to earth in the piece, in which he talks about his mom’s death, how he doesn’t want to make music for old people, among other interesting tidbits.
Global Beatles Day, founded in 2009, is a day to honor and celebrate the phenomenon and ideals of the Beatles. But how much do you know about their time in Las Vegas?