Ah, to pass the harmless sound of Top 40 pop rock onto America's youth. That's really what this country is all about. Avril Lavigne, Adam Lambert, Colbie Caillat and a long list of other VH1 crowd favorites are out to make the dreams of 12 young musicians come true on The Hub's upcoming real ... More >>
Song: Far East Movement, "Like A G6"Context: Someone told me Far East Movement killed it when opening for Mike Posner last week. This is their big single, currently in the top 25 on Billboard and iTunes. A Google search reveals that "a G6" is either something totally obscure or a Pontiac. Let's h ... More >>
September 11, 2010
Hard-partying, fratty Duke musician Mike Posner played to an undersold crowd (probably due to the ASU football game) at the Marquee Theatre last night.
The crowd -- what there was of one -- was pretty evenly split between high school and college ki ... More >>
X Japan at Lollapalooza 2010This week's music feature is on X Japan's breakthrough into the American music scene. They recently performed in the U.S. for the very first time and made their debut at Lollapalooza. The Japanese metal super group has grown to have an impressive cult-like following, a ... More >>
This song is not worth writing about because it's catchy, and it's not necessarily sung well, either. But the story behind Mike Posner's "Cooler Than Me" is an interesting one, and it's become such a strong force on the Billboard Hot 100 scene, that it's not really going anywhere any time soon.Po ... More >>
Song: Mike Posner, "Cooler Than Me"Context: Warped Tour founder Kevin Lyman says he thinks Posner will be the breakout star from this year's installment of the annual fest. We'll see how he does in Phoenix tomorrow.
Mike Posner, "Cooler Than Me" by gardnerz