As Jerry Seinfeld might say: What's the deal with all these crazy names for musician fan bases, like Lady Gaga's "Little Monsters" and Justin Bieber's "Beliebers"?
It's all wrapped up in the tradition of fan clubs, which have been around at least since 1960 musical Bye Bye Birdie coupled an Elvi ... More >>
Music-powered vibrators. What a concept!
The original, from a company called OhMiBod, has a cigar-shaped design that you plug into an iPod; the vibrating stimulus matches the beat of the song playing.
But now there's a pair of fancier new wireless versions, and, guess what? We test drove ... More >>
Josh "CuriousJosh" ReissPeople are freaking psyched about this postMan, y'all did some clicking this year. You must have had, like, a lot of time on your hands, or not been interested in advancing in your professions or hanging out with your family. Well, we at West Coast Sound salute you! We ... More >>
We thank commenter Toby (on today's Strokes post) for pointing us in the direction of NPR's music blog The Record, which apparently called us out for, are you ready? "Going low-brow" while discussing the demise of revered alt-legends The White Stripes.
This would be amusing enough--after all ... More >>
The White Stripes are no more. Here's the official announcement by the duo (the official White Stripes site is currently down, most likely due to the announcement):
"The White Stripes would like to announce that today, February 2nd, 2011,
their band has officially ended and will make no furt ... More >>
Her Serene Majesty, Meg White
The White Stripes are no more (read their announcement here). Sure, there where the red, black, and white outfits and props, the bare-bones blues riffing and pounding, the preciousness of Lil' Jackie White and all that.
And then there was Meg.
The Serene Majes ... More >>
Buyer Beware: This cute indie chick who likes to touch herself on webcam, not actually Zooey DeschanelOh boy--it's the "Meg White from the White Stripes amateur porn tape saga" all over again...
Some douchebags are trying to sell an amateur porn video purporting to depict She & Him singer, i ... More >>
The White Stripes have canceled their North American tour, including the band's show on the 19th at the Forum. "Health issues" and Meg White's "acute anxiety" are the keywords.
The White Stripes' Myspace page shows dates even stretching through November in Europe have also been canceled.
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