Katy Perry’s new track ‘Bon Appétit’ is just a nice song about food

Katy Perry’s new track ‘Bon Appétit’ is just a nice song about food

Pop music these days is saturated with songs about sex and debauchery, so it’s refreshing that Katy Perry’s new track “Bon Appétit” is just about nice food. SEE ALSO: Katy Perry just found out that her new haircut makes her look like Guy Fieri Here, take these lyrics from the third verse as an example: “Hope you’ve got some room,For the world’s best cherry pie/Gonna hit that sweet tooth, boy” Everyone likes cherry pie, don’t they? It’s universal. It’s nice that Perry’s decided to break the mould and just write…

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Bonobo’s new music video featuring the Moroccan sound of Bambro Koyo Ganda

Bonobo’s new music video featuring the Moroccan sound of Bambro Koyo Ganda

Bonobo (aka Simon Green) just released this beautiful new music video for the track “Bambro Koyo Ganda” from his album Migration out now on Ninja Tune. The track features Innov Gnawa, a fantastic Moroccan music collective formed in New York City. Stylewar directed the clip. Bonobo is currently on tour around the US and Europe. Read full story

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Nick Barnes Joins UTA’s Nashville Office

Nick Barnes Joins UTA’s Nashville Office

Nick Barnes has joined UTA’s Nashville office as a digital strategy agent and will help to build and execute digital and direct-to-audience strategies for clients across the agency, with a specific emphasis on music artists and the agency’s growing Nashville presence. He used to work at Sony Music Nashville, where he spent three years as manager of digital marketing at Sony Music Nashville and Arista Records, working with such artists Carrie Underwood and Brad…Read full story

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Documentary about influential experimental 90s indie band Brainiac

Documentary about influential experimental 90s indie band Brainiac

Brainiac was a fantastic experimental indie band that emerged from the 1990s Dayton, Ohio music scene that gave us Guided by Voices, The Breeders, and other great post-punk, no wave, and noise pop groups. Growing up in Cincinnati, Ohio, I caught many of Brainiac’s crazed live shows in the area. (Bassist Juan Monasterio went to fashion design school with my wife Kelly and after we moved to San Francisco, the band stayed at her apartment when they came though the Bay Area.) Their stars rising fast, Brainiac released two LPs…

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‘Bad Boyz II Men in Black;’ Nuff Said

‘Bad Boyz II Men in Black;’ Nuff Said

Oh yeah, it’s from the director of ’Kong: Skull Island’ I don’t mean to be hyperbolic, but today’s Short of the Day is one of the greatest things mine eyes have ever beheld. It comes from Jordan Vogt-Roberts who, besides having the raddest beard in all of Hollywood — sorry Joaquin — is also the director of two features you might have heard of: 2013’s Kings of Summer, and this year’s Kong: Skull Island. But before he was conquering the box office, Vogt-Roberts was just another guy on Vimeo, albeit a ridiculously talented guy. And in…

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Vinyl reissue of David Bowie and Trevor Jones’s Labyrinth soundtrack

Vinyl reissue of David Bowie and Trevor Jones’s Labyrinth soundtrack

David Bowie and Trevor Jones’s soundtrack to Jim Henson’s fantastical film Labyrinth, starring Bowie as Jareth the Goblin King, will be reissued on vinyl next month for the first time since its release in 1986. (These days an original pressing goes for around $75-$100.) To complement Trevor Jones’s synthesizer/orchestra score, Bowie wrote five original songs for Labyrinth, including Underground, As The World Falls Down, and the classic Magic Dance. With Magic Dance, “the song for Jareth and the baby, sung by them and the goblins in the castle throne room…

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