7 posts categorized "movie"

03/08/2011

Fever Ray - The Wolf (new song!)

Ummmm, WHAT? WHEN? AY! Not sure how this hit of info slipped past thine Beastly eyes and ears, but there is a new Fever Ray song. It is called The Wolf, and will appear on the official soundtrack for the upcoming Red Riding Hood movie. Also, I am officially done now. As in.. oh man you guys this song just killed me. So good.

 

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AMAZING.

 

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mp3: Fever Ray - The Wolf

 

11/10/2010

Daft Punk - Fragile (Space G Dedicace Remix)

While everyone is getting geeked the freak out for TRON and the Daft Punk soundtrack to finally hit (oh, and hit it will), lemme slip this sweet fix of Fragile, from France's Space G, into your repertoires.

 

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I've been playing this a lot lately.

 

You should too, cause it bangs.

 

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mp3: Daft Punk - Fragile (Space G Dedicace Remix)

 

 

04/07/2010

Banksy Documentary - Exit Through the Gift Shop (watch the first 5 minutes!)

Much earlier this year, we geeked out over the trailer for the upcoming Banksy documentary, Exit Through the Gift Shop. Now, with a full 5 minutes of the beginning of this months release, we have every right and rad reason to keep on grinning.

 

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While the project was being touted as a feature film by street artist Banksy, the film actually has no credited director. The film starts out as a documentary by a video camera-obsessed Frenchman named Thierry Guetta. With a love for street art, and connections into the scene, Thierry sets out to capture the most elusive street artist...Banksy.

 

Naturally, the film becomes something much different, and far more elaborate. Screenings in NYC begin on April 16 at the Sunshine Theater and Lincoln Plaza.

 

Watch the first 5 minutes below. 

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mp3: Gift of Gab - Way of the Light

 

 

03/10/2010

Win a Runaways Movie Prize Pack!

Ok, ok...we'll admit that we're slightly more than super amped to see the new biopic surrounding the rise of The Runaways, the iconic 70's gal rockers, led by the inimitables Joan Jett and Cherie Currie. We've strayed from reading any pre-opening reviews, cause frankly, we don't care what anyone has to say...we'll judge for ourselves. How punk rock of us!


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The Runaways follows Jett and Currie as they rise from rebellious L.A. street kids to rock stars of the now legendary group that paved the way for future generations of girl bands. They fall under the guiding hand of rock impresario Kim Fowley, who turns the group into an outrageous success and a family of misfits. Kristen Stewart and Dakota Fanning lead the cast of talents in the flick.

 

The movie opens with a limited release next Friday, March 19, and nationwide on April 9; however, if you simply can't wait for all the riotous radness to explode, either watch the trailer here, OR enter for a chance to win a severely massive prize pack. We're giving away one of these beastly bundles and we're also a little bummed we can't win this.

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Seriously, I'd want to get all in on this sweet prize action...but we're giving out the goods instead. Details on how to enter below what all you lucky son-of-a-gun will be getting.

 
Prize contents include:
The Runaways tshirt
official poster from the film
a copy of Neon Angel (Cherie Currie's story)
a copy of the upcoming Best of Joan Jett release
official film soundtrack (tracks from The Runaways, The Stooges and Sex Pistols, etc)
Joan Jett's upcoming photobook with Todd Oldham

  

First, start by following me on twitter, even though you probably already are, cause you know it's the right thing to do. Secondly, copy and paste the below tweet and send it to me. yo @sheenabeaston, you drive me wild, but it would be super rock and roll if you tossed me a @RunawaysFilm prize pack  

Do as above and you're entered to win! Winners will be notified via Direct Message. Contest is open until Wednesday, March 17 at 5pm, so get your tweets lined up and go go go!

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mp3: The Runaways - Queens Of Noise

  

Beastly Bits #40

We're still riding a high thanks to the pleasantly warm weather here in NYC. Rad shows are coming to town more frequently and SXSW is but a week away, for all you Austin-bound beasts. Yep Spring is definitely in the air.


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We're stoked, I'm sure you're psyched...hell, let's get some goodies real quick so we can get on to the rest of today's radness. 

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RIP Corey Him.

 

Want to see the official trailer for TRON: Legacy, with the Daft Punk score? Check it out here, and if you go to the theater this week, take your 3D specs and hope for a widescreen wow. Saw it last night in the cineplex, and holy yeah!  

 

Earlier this week we went nuts for Kavinsky's new jam, Nightcall. Our pall MMMatthias took it upon himself to crank out a killer fix of the track, and hey, we're dishing it out to you for free down below.

 

Tickets for Foals' UK tour are getting gobbled up right quick, so check out the full list of stops then get your in here.

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mp3: Kavinsky (featuring Lovefoxxx) - Nightcall (MMMatthias Remix)


03/02/2010

Metric - Black Sheep (New Song on Scott Pilgrim vs The World OST)

After last year's teribbly brilliant release, Fantasies, Metric have offered to lend a hand to the upcoming film, Scott Pilgrim vs The World...in the form of a track on the soundtrack, as well as grabbing the reins behind one of the fictional bands in the film. It's all a little more than confusing, so I'll do my best to explain below.

 

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Edgar Wright's upcoming adaptation of Bryan Lee O'Malley's comic series, Scott Pilgrim, is due out on August 13. The music-centric underdog superhero tale is helmed by Michael Cera, with a handful of additional indie-loving actors in tow. (ex: Jason Schwarztman, Anna Kendrick and Kieran Culkin). The plot centers around Pilgrim and the girl of his dreams, whom he can only be with by defeating evil ex-boyfriends. On top of that, each character has their own band. Whew!


Which bring us to Metric. Their song, Black Sheep, is basically performed in character during the movie. See, the Canadian outfit will be handling all the music for Scott Pilgrim's fictional band The Clash at Demonhead, while their semi-sister band Broken Social Scene will be "playing" Crash and the Boys. The music for Scott Pilgrim's own band Sex Bob-omb will be provided by folk-honey, Beck.


Fans of Metric may recognize the previously-unreleased track, as the band has performed it during their live sets a handful of times over the past few years. Video here.

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mp3: Metric - Black Sheep 


02/25/2010

Grace Potter & the Nocturnals - White Rabbit (Jefferson Airplane Cover)

A lot has been made of the utterly disastrous soundtrack for the upcoming Burton-feature film, Alice in Wonderland. One cut you simply cannot lump with the rest, however, is the sensational cover of White Rabbit (fitting), that the Vermont-bred Grace Potter and the Nocturnals offer up on the disc.


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At their Burlington Waterfront Show in 2009, GPatN performed a live rendition of the song. Their cover really starts to get gritty around the 1:47 mark, and again at the 2:02 spot when a gnarly guitar riff makes a tidy home behind Potter's huskily-lovely vocals. The recorded version of the song is featured on the aforementioned soundtrack.

 

Watch the clip now.

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mp3: Grace Potter and the Nocturnals - White Rabbit (Jefferson Airplane Cover)

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