Music

  • ‘MC5 Total Assault’ Box Set Coming in September

    ‘MC5 Total Assault’ Box Set Coming in September

    MC5 is one of the most underrated rock bands of all time, and their debut album Kick Out the Jams is yet another member of the 2018 50th Anniversary Club. To commemorate the occasion, we’re getting a comprehensive box set of the band’s (unfortunately not very prolific) recorded outfit, entitled MC5 Total Assault. If you’re not familiar with […]

  • ‘Led Zeppelin by Led Zeppelin': The Official Led Zeppelin Book

    ‘Led Zeppelin by Led Zeppelin': The Official Led Zeppelin Book

    Led Zeppelin, like the Big Mac, turns 50 this year. And to commemorate, the surviving members of the band are going to get back together, head to their local Mickey D’s, and eat Big Macs until they drop from exhaustion, just like the old world tour days. Just kidding, they’re putting out Led Zeppelin by Led […]

  • Oddball: “The Drum Machine Crammed in a Ball” (Video)

    Oddball: “The Drum Machine Crammed in a Ball” (Video)

    I’m a big fan of Brian Eno, whose specialty (or at least one of them) for the last few decades has been setting up music that creates itself with minimal direct guidance. So if anyone out there can forward this to him, I think he’d appreciate it: Oddball, a drum machine that also acts as a […]

  • ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Official Trailer (Video)

    ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Official Trailer (Video)

    A little over two months ago, we got our first look at the upcoming Freddie Mercury/Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody. Now, the film’s official trailer has premiered online, as well as an official (and extensive) plot synopsis. here’s an excerpt: “The film traces the meteoric rise of the band through their iconic songs and revolutionary sound. They […]

  • BAIT Wu-Tang Transformers for San Diego Comic-Con

    BAIT Wu-Tang Transformers for San Diego Comic-Con

    Even casual fans of the Wu-Tang Clan know that they prefer Voltron to the Autobots and Decepticons, but that hasn’t stopped BAIT from bringing them together with the latter in a new line of BAIT Wu-Tang Transformers for this year’s upcoming San Diego Comic-Con. The BAIT Wu-Tang Transformers feature four Transformers with the Wu-Tang logo in […]

  • ‘G Funk’ Documentary Coming Soon to YouTube (Trailer)

    ‘G Funk’ Documentary Coming Soon to YouTube (Trailer)

    You cannot tell the story of hip hop without telling the stories of artists like Warren G, Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre, and the rest of the founding fathers of the musical school that came to be known as G Funk. And now, a documentary produced by Warren G on that very subject will make its way […]