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Nacosta to release new EP

Los Angeles natives, Nacosta is gearing up to release its second EP, “Liquor Eyes.” Ever since the band’s fall release of its debut EP, “Wilderness City,” Nacosta has made its mark in Los Angeles, Hollywood and even at the SXSW music festival by performing at a multitude of venues in the area. While the band stayed busy […]

Festival de Cannes releases film lineup

The Festival de Cannes, one of the most prestigious film festivals in the world, recently released its lineup of films. The film festival will open on May 16 with a screening of Moonrise Kingdom, Wes Anderson’s first live action film since 2007. The film stars Bruce Willis, Edward Norton, Bill Murray, Frances McDormand, Tilda Swinton […]

The best articles about Coachella

The Coachella double-header has come to a close and in honor of the event, we bring you a selection of articles from around the web that examine, mock and celebrate this beloved/notorious (depending who you ask) cultural phenomenon. Funny or Die: “7 Types of People at Coachella” Coachella has become somewhat well-known for attracting a […]

Is the lyric music video the new face of entertainment?

We’ve already watched the music video evolve. Modern music videos now tend to focus on the celebrity performer rather than the content of the song, and plot-driven videos like Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” seemed extinct until Lady GaGa introduced the controversial “Telephone” in 2010. Now it seems that another type of video is entering the music scene —the […]

Will Coachella’s second weekend repeat the small touches?

With the first weekend of this year’s Coachella Music & Art Festival wrapped up, it’s time to reflect on the highlights and see what people are anticipating for weekend two. Of course the one thing everyone’s been talking about is the holographic resurrection of music legend Tupac Shakur during the Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre set. There […]

Darren Aronofsky shopping George Washington film

Paramount Pictures is currently in negotiations with Protozoa Pictures on The General, a film regarding the life of George Washington, for which Darren Aronofsky will serve as producer and director. Paramount Pictures currently has a first-look deal with the production company. If the studio can’t reach a deal, however, other studios will have the opportunity […]

Maroon 5 collaborates with Wiz Khalifa

Over the past 10 years that Maroon 5 has existed, one thing hasn’t changed. They are still dedicated to writing about love and losing it. “Payphone,” the band’s first single from its upcoming album, Overexposed, was released on Monday. It begins with Adam Levine’s distinct voice and flows into a groove with a laid-back drumbeat. […]

2012 brings more of the good girls versus the bad in music

We don’t seem to know how we like them. With contemporary female artists, there seems be a spectrum of innocence and promiscuousness, and we sort of like to put a singer on one end or the other. The good girl charms us into adoration, while the bad girl shocks us until we find ourselves listening […]

Quentin Tarantino gives first look of ‘Django Unchained”

Quentin Tarantino fans can rejoice: we finally get a taste of his upcoming feature Django Unchained. Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Jamie Foxx, Kerry Washington, Samuel L. Jackson and 2011 Academy Award winner Christoph Waltz, Tarantino’s ninth film is set to be released Christmas Day 2012. Foxx will play a freed slave named Django who travels across […]

Green Day prepares to return with three albums

Ambitious punk-rock band Green Day is hitting the recording studio again, but this time they don’t intend to complete just one measly album, but a trilogy of albums that will be released consecutively in 2012 and 2013. The first album, titled ¡UNO!, is scheduled to be released on Tuesday, September 25, 2012, with the next […]