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Classic Album Review: ZE Records Skips Holly and Jolly on A Christmas Record 1981

1981 was a bad year for New York City. By the time the big red apple dropped in Times Square on New Year’s Eve, reports of violent and property crime in the city had peaked at 1,214,935 (a record that still stands), West 42nd Street’s warren of porno theaters and by-the-hour motels had prompted Rolling

Badflower unveil stunning video for new song “Heroin”: Watch

Los Angeles rock act Badflower are set to release their debut full-length album, OK, I’M SICK, on February 22nd, and the band is joining forces with Consequence of Sound and Heavy Consequence to bring you the exclusive premiere of the music video for the new song “Heroin” (watch below). The band has already topped the

Homophobic slur in The Pogues’ holiday classic “Fairytale of New York” draws renewed scrutiny

As us Americans contend with the legacy of “Baby, It’s Cold Outside”, Ireland is currently sparring over its own holiday classic, The Pogues’ “Fairytale of New York”, namely its use of a homophobic slur, The Irish Post reports. The debate began in earnest when DJ Eoghan McDermott sent out a series of tweets calling on

James Corden pays tribute to Jeff Goldblum with Ariana Grande parody, “thank u, jeff”: Watch

Ariana Grande’s “thank u, next” has swept the nation as a modern pop classic about female self-empowerment, coupled with an ode to the singer’s former flames. In the hands of the Late Late Show host James Corden, though, the track becomes a tribute to one of Hollywood’s finest treasures, Jeff Goldblum. On Wednesday night’s episode of

Showtime to premiere Suge Knight documentary directed by Antoine Fuqua

Marion “Suge” Knight was recently sentenced to 28 years in prison after pleading no contest to voluntary manslaughter. The one-time Death Row Records mogul’s been on an endless downward spiral ever since the 1996 murder of Tupac Shakur, and now that journey will be chronicled in a new documentary. The Antoine Fuqua-directed film will premiere on

The new Death Cab for Cutie remix serves as a sort-of Postal Service reunion: Stream

Back in 2003, Death Cab for Cutie’s Ben Gibbard teamed up with Jimmy Tamborello of Dntel for a full-length LP as The Postal Service. The one-off release became a feverishly beloved cult classic, and then eventually went on to go platinum, a feat celebrated with a reunion tour and deluxe edition of Give Up in

Kevin Hart to host 2019 Academy Awards

In news that would be even more fitting if the short-lived “popular Oscar” were still a thing, Kevin Hart will be this year’s Oscars host, The Hollywood Reporter confirms. The Night School and Central Intelligence star acknowledged the honor on Instagram on Tuesday, saying that “now it’s time to rise to the occasion.” Though this