I’m a pretty big geek when it comes to the bands that I like. I devour any little snippet of insight into who they are as people, and love nothing more than when the musicians I love end up being cool, weird, silly people. In the hopes that there are other geeks out there like…Read More +
Summer is in the air. As the heat finally starts to set in and the summer breeze winds its way through the city streets, few artists capture the bright ambience of summer quite like Edward Greene, better known by his stage name, Washed Out. Paracosm is to be released on August 13th and its lyrics…Read More +
New York has the highest incidence of reported AIDS cases in the United States. We wanted to create a new way for New Yorkers to be reminded to practice safe sex. Discover here what happened.
No band oozes sex and seduction quite like L.A. duo Rhye. Formed by Toronto native Mike Milosh and Robin Hannibal of Danish electronic-soul group Quadron, Rhye received much attention in the blogosphere last year upon the release of their first song “Open” and its accompanying music video. The sexy vid (appropriately released last year on…Read More +
YOU GUYS. Solange Knowles is amazing. How did I not know she was amazing? I’m about to tell you why she’s amazing. Let’s be honest – if I was the younger sibling of Queen Bey, I would probably just call it quits before I started and feel about as loved as a plate of celery…Read More +
As you might have gathered, we’re pretty excited about this Fela Kuti cover that tUnE-yArDs, Angelique Kidjo, Akua Naru, and ?uestlove (among others) were awesome enough to record for us and (RED) for their (RED)RUSH campaign. We’re even more excited to bring you a video we shot of the recording process, hosted by our friends…Read More +
Congratulations to Bon Iver on his 4 Grammy Nominations and 2 wins including BEST NEW ARTIST!! Check out Justin performing “Flume” with Aaron and Bryce of The National and My Brightest Diamond from rehearsals for the Dark Was The Night Live concert at Radio City Music Hall on May 3rd, 2009.
A few hours ago, Secretary Hillary Clinton gave a fantastic speech about “A vision for the next steps in the fight against HIV/AIDS” at the National Institutes of Health in Maryland. If you’d like to see a transcript of her speech, you can find it here: Clinton called on the world to push efforts toward…Read More +
When I was 9 years old, my mother went through an intense documentary phase and naturally I became her watching partner. Of course, watching hours of fascinating real world stories left me feeling like the smartest and most cultured 4th grader of all time. All too often, I would regale my classmates with tales of…Read More +