4 posts categorized "lily allen"

08/05/2010

Beastly Bits #129

In about 30 minutes, I'll be nonstop busy from that moment all the way through until Sunday. Ain't no rest for the wicked...

 

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...or for the beastly. 

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Here's an interview with HURTS. Sidenote: are Theo and Marina dating? Sources seem to think so... link

 

Lily Allen is pregnant. Oh boy...or girl. link

 

Surfer Blood chats to Dazed. link

 

New video from iamamiwhoami. link

 

I flubbed up when I posted the new Caribou remix of Silver Columns' Always On yesterday. So you'll find it below, properly.

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mp3: Silver Columns - Always On (Caribou Remix)

  


 

05/07/2010

Beastly Bits #70

Much like the weather in New York City, we've hit the septet mark.


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Also like the rad warmth, we only hope to get higher and hotter as the days go on. Music time!

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Keljet, our enigmatic pals from the Nordic territory, threw us their mix of LCD Soundsystem's You Wanted a Hit. Free download below.

 

Tickets for The National at BAM on March 15 go on sale today at 10am. Hurry and grab one. link

 

Liam Gallagher's been tipped to produce a Beatles movie that will debut at Cannes. link

 

The Deli's Best of NYC Fest is next Thurs, Fri, Sat. $5 a day gets you a ton of rad bands to see. link

 

Lily Allen's filming a documentary in Brazil. Can I come visit? link

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mp3: LCD Soundsystem - You Wanted a Hit (Keljet Remix)


02/25/2010

2010 NME Awards: Winners

Last night, the Shockwaves NME Awards 2010 took place at the O2 Academy Brixton. Many an unsurprising honor were bestowed upon some the top artists and acts in today's pop and rock music, along with social media, television and fashion.

  

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Big winners were Muse and Kasabian, while Lady Gaga managed to snag both best and worst dressed. Paradoxes! Lily Allen and The Big Pink teamed up for a performance of Dominos, segueing into Carly Simon's You're So Vain, and back into the band's smash hit. Audio of their duet is below. (not the highest-qual, but you can hear everything well enough) 


For a full list of winners, please see below.

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Godlike Genius
Paul Weller



Outstanding Contribution To Music
The Specials



Best British Band)
Winner: Muse
Nominated:
 Arctic Monkeys, Biffy Clyro, Kasabian, Oasis


Best International Band
Winner: Paramore
Nominated
: Green Day, Kings Of Leon, Vampire Weekend, Yeah Yeah Yeahs


Best Solo Artist
Winner: Jamie T
Nominated:
 Dizzee Rascal, Florence And The Machine, Julian Casablancas, Lady Gaga


Best New Band
Winner: Bombay Bicycle Club
Nominated:
 The Big Pink, Mumford & Sons, The xx, La Roux


Best Live Band
Winner: Arctic Monkeys
Nominated:
 Kasabian, Muse, Radiohead, Them Crooked Vultures


Best Album
Winner: Kasabian – 'West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum'
Nominated:
 Arctic Monkeys – 'Humbug', Muse – 'The Resistance', The Cribs – 'Ignore The Ignorant', The Horrors – 'Primary Colours'


Best Track
Winner: The Big Pink – 'Dominos'
Nominated:
 Animal Collective – 'My Girls', Arctic Monkeys – 'Crying Lightning', Florence And The Machine – 'Rabbit Heart (Raise It Up)', Jamie T – 'Sticks N' Stones'


Best Video
Winner: Biffy Clyro – 'The Captain'
Nominated
: Arctic Monkeys – 'Cornerstone ', Kasabian – 'Fire', The Maccabees – 'Can You Give It', Oasis – 'Falling Down'


Best Live Event
Winner: Blur at Hyde Park
Nominated:
Jay-Z at Alexandra Palace, Muse at Teignmouth, Oasis at Heaton Park, The Dead Weather at Shoreditch Church


Best Festival
Winner: Glastonbury
Nominated:
 Download, Reading And Leeds Festivals, T In The Park, V Festival


Best Dancefloor Filler
Winner: La Roux – 'In For The Kill' (Skream Remix)
Nominated:
 Dizzee Rascal And Armand Van Helden – 'Bonkers', Florence And The Machine – 'You've Got The Love', Lady Gaga – 'Poker Face', Yeah Yeah Yeahs – 'Zero'


Best TV Show
Winner: The Inbetweeners
Nominated:
 Never Mind The Buzzcocks, Peep Show, Skins, True Blood


Best Film
Winner: Inglourious Basterds
Nominated
: (500) Days Of Summer, In The Loop, The Twilight Saga: New Moon, Where The Wild Things Are


Best DVD
Winner: The Mighty Boosh – Future Sailors
Nominated
: Kings Of Leon – Live At The The O2 Arena, Flight Of The Conchords – Complete HBO Second Season, The Killers – Live From The Royal Albert Hall, Nirvana – Live At Reading 


Giving It Back Fan Award
Winner: Lily Allen for her Twitter ticket treasure hunt
Nominated:
 Kasabian and Noel Fielding for free 'Vlad The Impaler' video, Danger Mouse for leaking 'Dark Night Of The Soul', Arctic Monkeys for their Oxfam golden tickets, Vampire Weekend for giving away 'Horchata' from the album 'Contra'


Hero Of The Year
Winner: Rage Against The Machine
Nominated
: Beyoncé Knowles, Noel Gallagher, Matt Bellamy, Alex Turner 


Villain Of The Year
Winner: Kanye West
Nominated:
 Noel Gallagher, Liam Gallagher, Simon Cowell, Lady Gaga


Best Dressed
Winner: Lady Gaga
Nominated
: Liam Gallagher, Noel Fielding, Florence Welch, Karen O


Worst Dressed
Winner: Lady Gaga
Nominated:
 Matt Bellamy, Katy Perry, Liam Gallagher, Elly Jackson (La Roux)


Worst Album
Winner: The Jonas Brothers – 'Lines Vines Trying Times'
Nominated:
 Green Day – '21st Century Breakdown', Lady Gaga – 'The Fame', U2 – 'No Line On The Horizon', Arctic Monkeys – 'Humbug'


Worst Band
Winner: Jonas Brothers
Nominated:
 Green Day, Oasis, Paramore


Hottest Man
Winner:
 Matt Bellamy (Muse)


Hottest Woman
Winner:
 Karen O (Yeah Yeah Yeahs)


Best Website
Winner: Muse.mu
Nominated:
 YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Greenday.com


Best Album Artwork
Winner: Kasabian – 'West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum'
Nominated:
 Muse – 'The Resistance', Green Day – '21st Century Breakdown', The Cribs – 'Ignore The Ignorant', Manic Street Preachers – 'Journal For Plague Lovers '


Best Band Blog
Winner: Radiohead (Radiohead.com/deadairspace)
Nominated
: Muse (Muse.mu and Twitter.com/muse), Noel Gallagher (Oasisinet.com), Los Campesinos! (Loscampesinos.com), Paramore (Paramore.net)


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mp3: The Big Pink and Lily Allen - Dominos and Youre So Vain (Live at NME Awards) 


01/29/2010

Beastly Bits #16

Yesterday was a rad day. Did you enjoy your Thursday? Hey, even if you didn't, at least now it's Friday and this weekend is shaping up to be something spectacular!

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It's time for some action!

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An unreleased Lady Gaga track has surfaced. I was hot on Retro Physical back in summer of 2008, when it was merely a :50 clip. Grab the full below. The Fame Monster is still > than anything prior. The casts of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia and Family Guy are putting on a benefit to help the people of Haiti. 100% of the proceeds will go directly to "Partners in Health". More information, including ticketing, is located here. The legend that is Sly Stone sat and chatted with MOJO. Want to know what he quipped about? Read the full interview here. Discobelle Records' first release comes from the Finnish kids, MVSEVM. The track French Jeans is free below, but go support these rad dudes, and buy the full release on Beatport. Want to see Lily Allen perform with a chorus of pixelated fans? Watch Lily Allen "The Fear (The People vs Lily Allen Remake)" here.

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mp3: MVSEVM - French Jeans mp3: Lady Gaga - Retro Physical



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