Talk about two great sounds coming together: if someone told me that two shoegazer/dream-pop indie icons from different generations were going to collaborate and record new music, I would have said that’s about as likely as a My Bloody Valentine reunion. Read more »
The Royal Albert Hall's most famous and infamous concerts may have taken place more than four decades ago, like the time The Beatles and Rolling Stones shared the stage or when Bob Dylan antagonized his audience with electric guitars, but the historically revered venue continues to have one of the best reputations in the world. All of that admiration is well earned considering that the venue has 4,000 seats, audiophile-approved sound, and enough room for a full orchestra to perform.
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Sneaker hoes take note. Shoewear giant Adidas has produced a pair of its iconic Superstar sneakers, and this set is literally bigger than your average SUV. The 15-foot long kicks sport shoelaces made of firehose material, as well as art from both coasts represented on the respective "left" and "right" shoes.
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Baje One, the MC half of Brooklyn-based hip-hop outfit Junk Science and erstwhile Nuclear Family member, has gone solo for a moment and laced fans with a new, free release. Despite claims on his MySpace page that his work alone isn't truly solo, because he doesn't make beats, the six tracks on The Weightless EP nonetheless find the artist firmly holding center stage. J. Read more »
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