Zastavki.comFrom the grave: More Michael Jackson outtakes coming your way Rolling Stone magazine reports that Sony Music will be releasing another posthumous Michael Jackson album this November. The as-yet-unnamed album will include 10 unreleased songs, quite possibly outtakes from different ... More >>
By Christopher Lopez It's been a year of surprises in "Latin music," (whatever that catch-all genre term for Spanish-language music means in 2009). ReggaetĂłn continues fading, albeit slowly, and the industry's mainstays aren't garnering the attention they used to. Case in point: Don Omar's summer ... More >>
The strange, surprising story behind this ghoulish Michael Jackson movie
The estate of Michael Jackson and Sony Music debuted a new Michael Jackson song called "This Is It" last night at midnight, and fan reactions are coming in from around the world. Listen to the song here to make your own judgment, or rely on the "experts" at mjjcommunity.com to decide for you. ... More >>
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But for Conan? Not So Much.
Photo courtesy of Sony Music ArtistsKanon Wakeshima live at Royal/T It was a 6:30 p.m. show on an unbearably hot weeknight in the heart of Culver City and yet the line for Kanon Wakeshima's free show and record signing extended out the door of maid cafe Royal/T and out onto Washington Blvd. Not on ... More >>
In the pink half-price appetizers and $5 martinis
A few weeks ago after a visit to the Mac repair shop for my ailing MacBook, one of my favorite albums of the year, the soundtrack to Gus Van Sant's Paranoid Park, stopped working on my iTunes because I apparently had used the music on too many computers. Which was a load of crap, of course. I had ... More >>
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The horror, the horror
"I'm sick of the insanity, watchin' horny manatee, feelin' like a libertine, dealin' with the death machine."
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