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Cate Le Bon

BY Kelly McClure in Music

Cate Le Bon's album Me Oh My was released in the states last month, and we're still thinking about it. That's a great sign! Our writer Katie Bain put together her thoughts on the album, and here they are ... Exploring the folk tendencies of the minor keys, Wales’ Cate Le Bon presents haunting, confidently arranged songs of love and existence on her debut Me Oh My. Read More
While the new season of Mad Men won't be here until July, you can get your Christina Hendricks fix in the new video for Ghost Inside by Broken Bells. I love how stylish and beautiful her android character looks- but man, her life sucks. Read More

Diva from Down Under

BY Sophie Johnson in Music

In today's indie/pop music realm, it seems everyone is trying to out-wit and out-weird. The likes of Lily Allen, Katy Perry, and Lady Gaga have set the standard for sharp lyrics that bite on bubble-gum beats. While unabashedly part of the movement, Kate Miller-Heidke sets herself apart with a strong feminist vibe and a great voice that is reminiscent of Cyndi Lauper and Kate Bush. Read More
Brooklyn’s answer to electro, the Murdertronics Duo, has teamed up with Momma D of ladies’s porno mag, Candy Rain, to light up the silver screen. Murdertronics is set to produce an original music score for Momma D’s directorial debut, a DIY feminist porno short. Shooting for the film starts this week and distribution for the film is to take place later this summer. Dypso & Murdertron have hit the project running, and have mentioned their enthusiasm at being able to contribute to the woman-made porn movement. Read More
Daytime soap dramas have got nothing on Screeching Weasel. Over the years Weasel has cast bandmates like they were going out of season, with over 20 people having a claim to Weasel fame. With a history as volatile as one of their own mosh pits, Screeching Weasel fans had to forget about venting their disgruntled 90’s youth after the band went on hiatus back in 2004. That is until now, the Weasel will Screech again!! And of course featuring a whole new line-up, surprisingly sans John Jughead, one of the band’s few regulars. Read More

Zef So Fresh

BY Jules Abraham in Music

Back in Feburary a massive music wave hit the world that just hasn’t stopped. The South African Tsunami dubbed Zef-Rap already has its champions; a couple of scruffy, buzz-cut superstars of Die Antwoord. In the shrill buttery concoction that is the Afrikaans language, rappers Ninja, Yo-Landi Vi$$er and DJ HI-TEK are reinvigorating social commentary in the rap game, and what better cradle than Apartheid scarred S. Africa. Read More
Hey you. Want to see a snazzy music video?  Excellent. Neon Indian, a one man Synth-Pop band, has debuted in his first music video on Green Label Sound. Check it out.   Liked that? This song is available for free download here! Also avalible for your viewing pleasure is a full "making of" video on Aol Spinner. Read More
Check out the amazing Janelle Monae's moves on her video for Tightrope  featuring Big Boi. I just love this song! via http://www.jmonae. Read More

Patty Griffin on Tour!

BY Laurie in Music

Patty Griffin is out on the road in support of her latest album, the fab Downtown Church. She'll be coming to NYC, June 8th & 9th for gigs at Town Hall. For more info about these live dates log onto www.pattygriffin.com. and be sure not to miss this one. Here's a clip of Patty and her way hot band performing 'The Strange Man'. Read More

The many sides of M.I.A.

BY Laurie in Music

After reading the big profile on M.I.A. in the Sunday New York Times Magazine, I kept thinking that this was not going to be good for M.I.A. I love her music, and have always admired her “in your face" style, and for taking a stand for the Tamil's in the civil war in Sri Lanka, and lets face it, there is a risk in standing up for what you believe in. But the writer, Lynne Hirschberg was particularly astute at calling out the problems with M.I. Read More