Archive for May 31st, 2010

May 31, 2010

Czech-mate! – Murder by Death European Tour Blog Part 2

Looks like a certain band has a case of the giggles...

~~Murder by Death are an American rock and roll band.  They are on a European headlining tour in support of their latest album “Good Morning, Magpie” – available on Vagrant Records or from their website.  They are graciously documenting their adventures for Postcard Elba.~~

This week’s entry is from Adam.  Check it out below the jump.

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May 31, 2010

M.I.A. vs. The New York Times – Round 2 – UPDATED

Phase 1 - RetaliTWEETian complete. Now onto Phase 2 - Blog about it.

M.I.A. has posted raw audio of the interview with New York Times journalist Lynn Hirshberg that concerns two of the most retweeted portions of the flame war originating interview – M.I.A.’s appearance at the Grammy’s and of course…the infamous truffle flavored French fries.  Not only that, but there’s also a new song posted that seems to be about the incident, at least partially.

More about the ongoing saga of she said/she said below.

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May 31, 2010

Straight Outta Late Night Warm-Up – The Roots & Ice Cube

Back when the phrase "Are We There Yet?" had more of a Malcolm X feel to it.

Questlove, drummer/bandleader extraordinaire of The Roots has posted to his SwiftFM account audio of the band performing N.W.A.’s seminal “Straight Outta Compton” with Ice Cube.  This is apparently during the band’s warm-up set before the taping of that night’s Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. Ice Cube handles his old part, Black Thought does MC Ren’s part and Roots guitarist Capt. Kirk surprises everyone by straight killing Eazy-E’s part.

Check it out below the jump.

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