Media Roundup: It’s Like A Musical Blanket–With Sleeves!

What’s been going on in the world of music lately? Read on to get the scoop on your favorite artists, and start some discussion about current music-related events!

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Ex-Clash drummer Topper Headon has generously offered his customized Mini Cooper to be raffled off to raise money for the Strummerville charity.  The organisation was established after the death of the band’s frontman, Joe Strummer, and serves to give aid to young musicians.

Topper Headon

Topper Headon

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Depeche Mode’s Dave Gahan is recovering after surgery to remove a tumor from his bladder.

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Pete Yorn is preparing to release an album of duets with sometime songstress Scarlett Johansson.

Pete Yorn

Pete Yorn

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Click here to listen to Ticketmaster’s new CEO discuss issues surrounding his biz.

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We brought you a terrific show from the ridiculously cute and talented Aussie duo An Horse earlier this year at the High Noon Saloon.  (Read our interview with Kate and Damon here.)  Now, the bigwigs at Rolling Stone are taking notice too!

An Horse

An Horse

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It was only a matter of time, right?  Filesharing has hit the Twitter community.

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Jarvis Cocker is back with a new solo record!  Check out song-by-song commentary in his own words here.

Jarvis Cocker

Jarvis Cocker

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Wanna see the Top 19 On-Stage Assaults Of All Time?!  You know you do.

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Click here for a free download of “15 to 20” from the Phenomenal Handclap Band!

Phenomenal Handclap Band

Phenomenal Handclap Band

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The live music scene can be a little intimidating if you’re a new band trying to get your feet wet, but Music Think Tank’s Daniel Kohn has some insider tips on how to get your gig calendar rolling.

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You can’t make this stuff up:  Weezer has announced that they will be branding their own version of the Snuggie sleeved blanket.  Make way for the Wuggie!  Ironic fashion has never been so…soft?

the Snuggie, in action

the Snuggie, in action

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One Response

  1. Oh I cannot wait to get me a Wuggie! I hope they offer the same buy one get one free as the original Snuggie, I would hate to have a special someone over and have only one Wuggie.

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