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I don't understand plenty about Australia--Vegemite, the platypus' existence as a non-mythical creature, etc.--but what I truly don't get is how everyone in Melbourne could've kept Clairy Browne and the Bangin' Rackettes all to themselves since Baby Caught The Bus came out the first time around in 2 ... More >>
Better Than: A pint-sized Jessica Rabbit/Betty Boop hybrid in a pillbox hat. Drunk. These characters and their sexy, bubbly, potentially psychotic tendencies all came to mind while I watched Paloma Faith scale a bunch of fake palm trees at the Mercury Lounge last night. Her set time was apparently ... More >>
via Cats Who Look Like SkrillexWill this cat win Best New Artist?Welcome to Sound of the City's liveblog of the 54th Annual Grammys, coming to you live from a couch in Astoria. There are quite a few questions lurking around tonight's ceremony. Will Adele sweep the three major categories in wh ... More >>
Suffering from realness
We are adidas' friends. You'll never be shoeless again. Right now in a record store (probably in Seattle or maybe in Austin), two people are flipping through used vinyl and talking about music. Inevitably, one of them will turn to the other, pick up a record and accuse that musician or band o ... More >>
He works blue, yet retains his loverman status on King of Hearts
Next week King of Hearts, the new album by Atlanta R&B crooner Lloyd, comes out after what seems like a really really long time since he provided the hook to the near-chart-topper "BedRock." (Early 2010 wasn't that long ago in real terms, I know.) Last night "Dedication To My Ex (Miss That)" ... More >>
A week into The Voice, and some problems are starting to materialize. During backstage interviews, Carson Daly doesn't just stand there; he hovers. I can't imagine ever feeling comfortable around that guy. Christina Aguilera's mentoring style, right now, seems to be limited to raising both he ... More >>
The queen of British white-girl r&b-dom is crowned at last
If you forget the lyrics, don't try to be cute about it, unless you're actually cute. Credit: Michael Becker/Fox.Group night! Group night is a super-fun American Idol institution because it's the one moment the show, usually a strictly individual competition, devolves into the bitchy backstab ... More >>
It's been a rough year for the five-year-old music blog Pop Tarts Suck Toasted: in February, Google unceremoniously disappeared the site as part its merciless spring blog purge. So PTST proprietor Patrick Duffy salvaged what he could of his site's old archives, and switched URLs. At which poi ... More >>
Nikka Costa adheres to rhythm and blues
The British press adore Adele. But will you?
Go find something you like at the All Points West Festival
In search of the perfect arches