Category Archives: Music
Not mp3s of the Peel show, but legally downloadable tracks of artists/songs featured on Peel’s Radio One show. Lots of cool stuff – Mogwai, The Fall, Set Fire To Flames, Quasi, Super Furry Animals, Hopewell, Low. [via The Null Device]
Missed this one in the obituaries a couple weeks back… Lucia Pamela, a one-of-a-kind entertainer best known for recording a music album in 1969 about her fictional travels to the moon, died on July 25 in a hospital in Los … Continue reading
Finally, a top 50 list I can agree with! Matt of Scrubbles declares that the theme to Space: 1999 is number one on his Top 50 TV Theme list. I’d probably put U.F.O. in my #1, but either way Barry … Continue reading
While known mostly as Cyberpunk Author At Large, John Shirley also fronted a techploitation punk band in the 70s. Check out the damage at his mp3.com site.
Not New Wave photos themselves, but photos of New Wave bands.
The NYT’s Neil Strauss on the implosion of that other teeny-bopper act. I’m still reminded of that Onion headline: “Backstreet Boys to become Backstreet Men in backstreet ritual”. [via Red Rock Eater]
I’ve become a big fan of the music video show on World Link TV – a satellite network that broadcasts a lot of foreign television, independent news productions, and totally off the wall stuff. Anyway, the music video show apparently … Continue reading
Stuck for a name for your new band? Feel that said band is, well, kinda average? Your name has already been chosen for you by the Ten Thousand Statistically Grammar-Average Fake Band Name Generator. Have to admit that I kinda … Continue reading
Why bother with American Idol, when the real thing is even funnier? Celebrity journalist Lynn Hirschberg profiles former Backstreet girlfriend and would-be-edgy-rock-star Amanda Latona and portrays the breakthrough artist as a malleable, fame-chasing airhead and her handlers as just as … Continue reading
The song is sort of an early 80s new wave pastiche, but the video for it is a mind-blowing hypnotic mix-up of morphing infographics. [via Boing Boing]