Tagged: Lily Allen


Social Anxiety: Sky Ferreira, Avril Lavigne and the Price of Oblivious Appropriation

INTENTIONS ASIDE, POP’S RECENT RACISM ALLEGATIONS CAN’T BE BRUSHED UNDER THE CARPET In her bi-weekly column, Social Anxiety, Emilie Friedlander peeks underneath the artifacts of contemporary culture to question what it all really means. When … read more »

POSTED April 28, 2014 5:48PM IN MUSIC Comments (4) TAGS: , , ,

It's Not Alright: Lily Allen Shuts Down Her Anti-Piracy Blog

The abuse was getting too much! read more »

POSTED September 24, 2009 12:30PM IN THE TRIPWIRE Comments (12) TAGS: , ,

Stream: Lily Allen, “22 (Big Pink Remix)”

In the video for the original version of “22,” a well made up Lily Allen continues to make herself up in the mirror at a club, and she sees back the older, grimmer version of … read more »

POSTED September 16, 2009 11:07AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , ,

Polly Scattergood

What’s most remarkable is that no matter how far into the depths of despair Scattergood reaches (and when she channels death by suicide as in “Untitled 27″ or by cancer in “Breathe In Breathe Out”, those depths are very deep), her work retains a strange sense of hope. read more »

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The Populist View – 05.28.09

Since we have a tendency to look below the radar for our music, we decided to take a weekly look at The Populist View. We’ll stop short of calling our tastes underground, let’s just say we’re pop-culturally inept. So we’ve devised a way to keep up to date. read more »

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Full Glastonbury Lineup Announced

We’ve been scrambling to keep you up-to-date as Glastonbury’s slowly leaked megaconfirmation after megaconfirmation in the past few months. But today’s full lineup announcement is something to behold. read more »

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Call Him Professor: Wayne Coyne Goes Back To College

You might want to refer to him as Professor Coyne from now on, because the Flaming Lips frontman is getting back to the classroom basics this August. The now veteran musician will be teaching music to students at the University of Central Oklahoma, as part of a new music program set up for the college. At least he has the hair to fit the part of the nutty professor. read more »

POSTED May 8, 2009 12:36PM IN THE TRIPWIRE Comments (2) TAGS: , , ,

Five Questions For La Roux

For a 21 year old being touted by international media as a fresh face of electronic music, La Roux’s Elly Jackson has a pretty good head on her shoulders. The Brixton native, who with band mate Ben Langmaid comprise the duo, carries the interview out more like a conversation between friends than for a publication, and also isn’t afraid to swear. read more »

POSTED April 15, 2009 2:41PM IN THE TRIPWIRE Comments (5) TAGS: , , , , ,

Exclusive Download – Kenan Bell "Crosses" (Jose Gonzalez Remix)

He’s a teacher by day and Karl Malone’s cousin, that in itself should merit a listen to Kenan Bell. But the La Crescenta, CA hip-hop artist has recently dropped his “remix collective project” –- entitled Good News: The Mix-Tape — and with remixes of songs by artists as wide-ranging as Pink Floyd, Lily Allen, Gang Gang Dance, Jose Gonzalez, Peter, Bjorn & John, Duran Duran and Neil Diamond, how couldn’t you want to listen? read more »

POSTED April 6, 2009 3:22PM IN THE TRIPWIRE Comments (7) TAGS: , , , , , , ,

It’s Monday. Here’s Some New Videos.

Most people in the music-related industry, including us, are putting the pieces back together this morning after SXSW, so we’re just gonna throw up a few notable new videos and chill out for a minute. … read more »

POSTED March 23, 2009 10:33AM IN MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: , , ,