Watch The Flight of the Conchords Season Premiere

Watch the first episode of Flight of the Conchords Season 2 online HERE.  

American Idol Changing Its Tune

Fox today outlined the schedule for the eighth season of “American Idol,” which reworks the elimination process to extend the Hollywood round and gives judges the opportunity to send some of their overlooked favorite contestants to the final.   “American Idol” will start airing Jan. 13 with three weeks of audition episodes from East Rutherford,Continue reading “American Idol Changing Its Tune”

Ukulele version of While My Guitar Gently Weeps

Today, National Public Radio re-aired their piece on Ukulele master Jake Shimabukuro. If you haven’t yet watched the above 2006 performance of “While My Guitar Gently Weeps,” please do. I promise you won’t be disappointed.  

I Met The Walrus

In 1969, a 14-year-old Beatle fan named Jerry Levitan, armed with a reel-to-reel tape deck, snuck into John Lennon’s hotel room in Toronto and convinced John to do an interview. This was in the midst of Lennon’s “bed-in” phase, during which John and Yoko were staying in hotel beds in an effort to promote peace.Continue reading “I Met The Walrus”

Stephen King’s Top 10 Albums of 2008

Stephen King writes:   That famous philosopher (and banjo picker) Steve Martin once said, ”Talking about music is like dancing about architecture.” I couldn’t agree more. Of all the things I write about for EW, pop music’s the hardest, because a columnist doesn’t get paid for saying, ”I dunno, I just like it.” But canContinue reading “Stephen King’s Top 10 Albums of 2008”

Paste Magazine’s Top 50 CD’s Of 2008

Paste Magazine counts down their top 50 CD releases for 2008.  Their # 1 pick was, She & Him: Maybe it’s just a sweet little folk record—a tiny, flawless diamond. Or maybe it’s a pristine distillation of harmony and craft; 50 years of songwriting experience served up on a spinning silver platter. Either way, it’sContinue reading “Paste Magazine’s Top 50 CD’s Of 2008”

Songbeat: Find, Listen, and Download Your Favorite Music

Songbeat is the music player for your Desktop: Find, listen, and download! You can organize, label, and filter your music in the Songbeat library or burn it directly to CD. Save and record online radiostations and discover new music through digital mixtapes. With just one click, you can automatically export these to iTunes, Winamp andContinue reading “Songbeat: Find, Listen, and Download Your Favorite Music”

Jonathan Coulton’s BEST. CONCERT. EVER DVD Due in February

Jonathan Coulton, the singer songwriter who defined the term “Internet Rockstar” with his breakthrough project “Thing A Week” in 2005 goes unplugged with his first live DVD titled, BEST. CONCERT. EVER., the definitive live Coulton performance  DVD ($20) will be released with an accompanying audio CD on February 10th and will be available at allContinue reading “Jonathan Coulton’s BEST. CONCERT. EVER DVD Due in February”

Free Oprah’s Holiday Hits 2008

This year, Oprah has teamed up with some of the biggest names in the music business to create a one-of-a-kind holiday mix. It’s her gift to you! These eight songs can be downloaded HERE for free for the next 48 hours.     1. Faith Hill, “Joy to the World” 2. Tony Bennett, “I’ll be HomeContinue reading “Free Oprah’s Holiday Hits 2008”

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