Media Roundup: New Tunes for the Weekend!

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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There are several fantastic new posts over at the I Am Fuel, You Are Friends blog including an interview with Blitzen Trapper, new music from Conor Oberst and a live set from Blind Pilot, who will be in Madison June 16th.

Blind Pilot

Blind Pilot

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Hunter S. Thompson once said “The music business is a cruel and shallow money trench, a long plastic hallway where thieves and pimps run free, and good men die like dogs. There’s also a negative side.”  Is there ever.  Read more about “Crime and Corruption in the Music Business.”

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When They Were Young: Famous Musicians

Believe it or not, rock stars wore diapers at one point too!  Some had bad hair, buck teeth, and made questionable fashion choices like the rest of us, while others were apparently always as cute as they are now.  Here’s the proof for your viewing enjoyment!

Alice Cooper

Alice Cooper

Beyonce

Beyonce

Billy Corgan of the Smashing Pumpkins

Billy Corgan

Carl Barat of Dirty Pretty Things

Carl Barat

Pete Doherty of The Libertines

Pete Doherty

Kurt Cobain of Nirvana

Kurt Cobain

James Hetfield of Metallica

James Hetfield

Janet Jackson

Janet Jackson

Jim Morrison

Jim Morrison

Jimi Hendrix (on right)

Jimi Hendrix (on right)

Joe Strummer of The Clash

joe Strummer

Liz Phair

Liz Phair

Madonna

Madonna

Meg White of The White Stripes

Meg White

Melissa Auf Der Mar of Hole

Melissa Auf Der Mar

Shakira

Shakira

The Strokes

The Strokes

Courtney Love

Courtney Love

Marilyn Manson

Marilyn Manson

Robbie Williams of Take That

Robbie Williams

Bjork

Bjork

Paul McCartney

Paul McCartney

Snoop Dogg

Snoop Dogg

Elvis Presley

Elvis Presley

Gwen Stefani

Gwen Stefani

Bruce Springsteen

Bruce Springsteen

Mick Jagger

Mick Jagger

Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan

Freddie Mercury of Queen

Freddie Mercury

John Lennon

John Lennon

Amy Winehouse

Amy Winehouse



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