Okay, let’s preface this one by saying all these woman are exceptionally talented and deserve to be the acclaimed artists they are. They also happen to be extremely hot. These are essentially the two forces that make up the ultimate indie music babe, and it’s time we declare our crushes.
Washington DC’s Sweetlife Food & Music Festival is back for another year at Meriweather Post Pavilion. This year’s artists include AVICII, A$AP Rocky, The Shins, Kid Cudi, Explosions in the Sky and more.
This is a modern classic! A painfully shy waitress working at a tiny Paris café, Amélie makes a surprising discovery and sees her life drastically changed for the better. From then on, Amélie dedicates herself to helping others find happiness and falls in love along the way. The film is absolute magic.
Excited about The Hunger Games? Like, REALLY excited? Check out the new website that’s just gone up for the film. It’s pretty slick.
This Week: Yellow Ostrich grows up a bit but keeps it catchy; Folk-Rock superstar Andrew Bird’s sixth release, Break It Yourself; Brooklyn’s White Rabbits pull it all together on LP #3; Nite Jewel’s One Second of Love: clarity, charisma, disco lite; The Boss is back with socially charged rock on Wrecking Ball.
The daughter of a brilliant but mentally disturbed mathematician, recently deceased, tries to come to grips with her possible inheritance: his insanity. Complicating matters are one of her father’s ex-students who wants to search through his papers and her estranged sister who shows up to help settle his affairs. Gwyneth Paltrow won the Golden Globe for her performance with the all-star cast.
The line up for 2012’s Austin Psych Fest makes their way onto a mixtape from Al Lover. Brian Jonestown, The Black Angels, Wooden Shjips, Moon Duo and all manner of other psychedelic, droned-out, reverbed goodness.
The Governors Ball 2012 Lineup: one day of dance with Passion Pit, Duck Sauce, Chromeo, James Murphy & Pat Mahoney, Major Lazer, Santigold and Atmosphere. One day of indie & rock with Beck, Modest Mouse, Explosions In The Sky, Devendra Banhart, Cage The Elephant, Built To Spill, Cults, Phantogram and the return of Fiona Apple.
Hollywood’s biggest night is done for another year. Here’s a list of those the Academy chose to award. It’s all about The Artist.
Set In 1863, DiCaprio is Amsterdam Vallon who returns to the Five Points area of New York City, seeking revenge against Bill the Butcher (Day-Lewis), his father’s killer. Scorsese directs the all-star cast. Watch the film here.
The fifth annual Austin Psych Fest is on it’s way. April 27th – 29th, this year features The Black Angels, The Brian Jonestown Massacre, The Black Lips, Wooden Shjips, Lotus Plaza, Pure X, Ringo Deathstarr, Moon Duo, Woods, Prince Rama and the list keeps growing.
M-Rock drops monster mixtapes on us a couple times a year and here’s another one for you, with an hour full of love jams you actually want to hear. Happy V Day!
Adele pretty much swept the Grammy’s last night, winning all six categories she was nominated for, while Foo Fighters took all the Rock awards and Jennifer Hudson paid tribute to Whitney.