Tuning into the ‘Spring Awakening’

Five songs to celebrate spring.


Tuesday Tunes turns to Easter, Passover

Five songs of faith for the Judeo-Christian Holy Week including the live broadcast of “Jesus Christ Superstar.”

Tuesday Tunes turns nostalgic

Five 90s pop songs from “Everything Sucks!”

Tuesday Tunes launches on Arts and Media

Five songs to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day.

‘Tessie’ takes the title home

The Boston Red Sox take home their first World Series Title since 2007 last night to what I can only imagine as an exceedingly packed house last night. It’s always good to watch a come-from-behind win. It makes the taste of victory all the more sweeter and the bitterness of defeat all the more pronounced. … Continue reading

Halloween Horrorfest: Burton creations set to 80s track

I found this video just a little while ago and thought it was so ridiculous that it was funny! Oingo Boingo’s “It’s a Dead Man’s Party” looks good in claymation. Happy Halloween! For more Helloween fun check out Bloody Disgusting.

SPIN’s 50 Best from SXSW

The South by Southwest (SXSW) festival in Austin, Texas is definitely on my bucket list of things to do before I die–right up there with the Dropkick Murphys in Boston on St. Patrick’s Day. What’s so great about SXSW is the cultural fusion that happens on every street corner. Nearly every genre of music is … Continue reading

Lunge into the weekend with The Dirty Lungs

Psychedelic rock band The Dirty Lungs will be playing with Stoned Cobra tonight at Matthew’s Bar and Grill. I’ve seen these guys play at Bottletree a couple of times. They are definitely worth the $7 cover fee. It starts at 7 p.m. See you at the show!

Spin to Roll Out Larger Format Magazine, New Media Strategy

AdWeek reveals music media giant Spin is resizing their product and putting more emphasis on the web. The magazine has long been one of my favorites for its clean design, good storytelling, and staying on the edge of trends whether in terms of content or what a publication could achieve. Spin was one of the … Continue reading

‘Dubstep Guns’ make disarmingly cool video

A classmate of mine just showed me this video, and so I decided to share it with you. These guys were making playful uses of special effects, unsual camera movememnts, and cheoreography to create an eye-dazzling show. However, it’s more than just that as everything is timed to the beat of the music. I admit … Continue reading

Is ‘Here’ Really Gone?

I’ll let you in on a little secret: this is my favorite song, and the video isn’t too bad. It features some college aged people living their lives out loud while everyone else is moving so fast through the world they’ve becoming blurs. Time flows rapidly. It’s kind of like a metaphor for so many … Continue reading

Tragic City Rollers set to torpedo Bay Girls

Hey here’s the post–the audio track file screwed up so I’ll replace it and updated it click back soon. Tragic City Rollers Jam 2011 Season Schedule «. NAME Voodoo Lily GENRE Birmingham roller derby girl president WHERE YOU’VE HEARD THEM They skate at Zamora Shrine Temple in Irondale as (skater owned and operated) derby club. WHY … Continue reading

Reedicus presents the Avett Brothers

This is by far one of the coolest things I’ve found on French’s Paper blog. This guy out a North Carolina works under the name Reedicus, and here is his poster for the Avett Brothers recent stop at the Azalea Festival in April. Not only is the cool choice a perfect compliment to the bright … Continue reading

Google Guitar Hero

Google honors legendary guitar pioneer Les Paul with his own doodle again today in memory of what would have been his 96th birthday. Google’s keeping it for another day due to the popularity of the design. You have to give the guys credit they do addictive work. Post your clips here on Arts & Media. … Continue reading