https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6krmom_hjEE Is there anything better than Arcade Fire? Maybe, just maybe, Arcade Fire being covered by Father John Misty. In his signature croon, Josh Tillman, aka Father John Misty takes us on a joyride through "The Suburbs." It's a breezy yet heartfelt rendition that sounds like Summertime.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MBNMeBtU4zY The Strokes may be one of the greatest indie rock bands of all time, but their stage banter is infamously horrendous. I've been to at least 5 Strokes shows and at each show, without fail, lead singer Julian Casablancas finds a subject to ramble incoherently about while the rest of the band waits patiently … Continue reading The Strokes: 5 Guys Talking About Things They Know Nothing About
The rap tag team champions of the world, Run the Jewels, have four classic albums, countless bangers, and now, a strain of weed of their own. It's called "Ooh, LaLa" and if it's anything like their music, it hits hard and can fight fascism. The strain is being released by popular rap-weed producer COOKIES, and … Continue reading Roll the Jewels
Self care comes in many different forms. It can be a bubble bath, or a meditation session, or picking up the guitar and strumming that thing hard. When it comes to mental health, turns out one of the best things you can do is pick up guitar and play sad indie songs in your bedroom. … Continue reading Play It Louder for the People in the Back
The sunsets on Grant Park, or the sounds of Tame Impala, rolling across the Indio Polo Grounds of Coachella have nothing on the experience of a digital festival. Music festivals no longer take place on sprawling fields or tucked away in the Woods of Eau Claire- they take place on your couch next to your … Continue reading Lolla2020: The Show Goes On, Kinda
Baby, don't pull me closer, because the CDC and Dr. Anthony Fauci recommends a social-distancing protocol of at least 6 feet apart. As it turns out, the only thing more dangerous than being a chainsmoker, is attending a Chainsmokers concert during a pandemic. For the intensely reasonable price of $25,000, socialites in the Hamptons were … Continue reading We Ain’t Never Gettin’ Older
Biz Markie, an essential thread in the COOGI sweater of OG hip hop, has been hospitalized for the past 2 weeks due to complications with Diabetes. The "Just a Friend" rapper has been battling Type II Diabetes for years, and in a 2014 interview shares the severity of his disease, "[Doctors] said I could lose my feet. … Continue reading Pray for the Biz
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O36PBM847pQ "Who's Gonna Save My Soul Now?" Something about that line carves my heart into tiny pieces. The song, by hip-hop supergroup Gnarls Barkley, is one of their more lowkey hits, but it's a banger nonetheless. The crew, comprised of Cee Lo Green and Dangermouse, are most well-known for their unstoppable anthem, "Crazy," which by … Continue reading Needle in the Hay Vol 6. Gnarls Barkley, Live From the Basement
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DI2xD0SIa6E There's a lot of bad in the world right now. Lot of a negativity. It's basically wet garbage inside a dumpster on fire everywhere we look. But there is some good out there. Most of it can be found in this fantastic interview between 3 comedic geniuses. Andy Samberg, SNL alum, 1/3 of The Lonely … Continue reading Andy Samberg on DESUS & MERO
America's Dad, Tom Hanks- unfortunate affiliation with Chet Hanks, aka Chet Haze, has lent his booming and iconic voice to countless films and audio-visual mediums. I mean the man was in the Green Mile, and Catch Me If You Can, and he and made me ugly cry in Toy Story 3. Who doesn't love Tom … Continue reading To Infinity and Beyond Burgers, Hot Dogs, Beer, and Popcorn!