The British not only corner the market on some fine music makers, but they have sharp reporting. Today the Guardian posted an article titled "Brits keep out, unless you're old and boring" that exposes US Immigration department's efforts to keep out all the great UK bands with scheduled tours (Lily Allen!) while allowing the Police […]
It has been a few weeks since I last peeked at the Billboard album charts and really, who needs to check with the #1 album since, well, the whole summer, seems to have been the soundtrack to High School Musical 2. Who knew that the soundtrack to the first High School Musical was the #1 […]
From the Sasquach website: M.I.A. cancelled: "Unexpected delays in the processing and issuance of MIA’s artist visa have forced her to cancel her appearance at this year’s Sasquatch Festival. We apologize to our fans and to the promoters of the festival and look forward to returning to the US as soon as possible."
There are two things a great compilation album can accomplish: it can either round up the best songs from important bands, either established or emerging (or both), or it can be a statement in itself. That statement could represent a different place (maybe where the music comes from, or maybe the utopia it wants to […]