Jookabox “You Cried Me”

I have an ingrained prejudice against yodeling, but when you combine it with a video about Dracula and epilepsy-inducing ghetto visual effects, I’m prepared to make an exception.

Get Free Tickets To One Republic In Vegas

Ay, yo – I know we got some Sin City residents in the house, so here’s a special tip just for you. Next Friday, there’s a concert at the Palms featuring One Republic, Orianthi and Rev Theory. If you know somebody, you can get in for free.

We Have Band – Oh!

All right, We Have Band is one of the worst ironic hipster band names ever, but this song (and accompanying video) are both pretty choice.

Breakthrough Band: Hurts

Thanks to bad taste parties, rickrolling and the vast amount of artists trying to resurrect the spirits of pin-up popstars like Samantha Fox and Sabrina or the italo disco vibe of Gazebo, the kids nowadays seem to think the 80s were all about having fun.

Pomplamoose “Expiration Date”

Gotta love the DIY aesthetic – this video not only sports a great song and a cute girl singing it, but you can see how it’s all put together as well. Win-win.

Win A Huge One Fast Move Or I’m Gone Prize Pack

Let’s hit the important bases first: One Fast Move Or I’m Gone. Collaboration between Ben Gibbard of Death Cab for Cutie and the Postal Service and Jay Farrar of Son Volt. Songs inspired by the life and work of legendary Beat poet Jack Kerouac.

Grizzly Bear “Ready, Able”

How sweet is this Claymation video for Brooklyn indie-rock band Grizzly Bear’s “Ready, Able?” It’s even cooler when you learn that they had to melt down over 50 California Raisins to make it.

The Assassination Of Dimebag Darrell

Do you have about $2000 lying around unspent? Then you can see your way to buying me this painting by Tom Sanford called “The Assassination Of Dimebag Darrell,” right?

Steven Tyler Leaves Aerosmith

One of the longest-lasting partnerships in rock seems to be dissolving like so much Wicked Witch of the West this morning, as Steven Tyler, the skeletal lead singer of Boston hard-rock outfit Aerosmith, has apparently left the band.

Full Release: Music

It’s music release time, where I take a trip down to the local record store and give you the skinny on what albums are dropping this week so you can be an educated consumer about it.