Oh you don't own a TV? How brave.
Seriously -- people love bragging about not watching TV, but they're missing out. Whether watching live, on Netflix, or on DVD, there's almost nothing as fun as zoning out in front of the TV.
We're partial to music too (you might have guessed), so when we started ... More >>
Six years is a long time for a musician to be absent from the field.
Unless you've reach "legendary" status, making a comeback after such a long period of dormancy is nearly impossible. With that said, Justin Timberlake's last album, FutureSex/ LoveSounds, is one of the greatest R&B albums of the ... More >>
Ellie Elmore: The interior designer and Zumba fitness instructor. Teaches at Diverse Elements Dance Studio in Phoenix Monday nights. For more information on her classes, go here.
When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the radio, what station
would play right now? Lately, 97.5-FM ha ... More >>
This week, New Times ran a list in our print publication highlighting some of the most interesting posts published at Up On The Sun over the past week.
Here are links to those posts.
*What does David Heartbreak have to say about Timbaland, Europe, and Moombahsoul?
*What's selling at Stinkw ... More >>
David Heartbreak is considered an innovator in the tropical bass dance genre, Moombahton. He is fresh off his self titled Heartbreak (EP) release and gearing up for his first European tour in September.He has been playing gigs in Europe for a while now and featured regularly on BBC's Radio 1.& ... More >>
Kholood EidJoe Chavez of Phoenix listening to music on his commute Friday morning on the Light Rail.These days, people are plugged in like The Matrix -- only
they're plugged into their iPods, smart phones, and mp3 players rather than
machines on an underground ship. Our detachment from the rea ... More >>
A funny thing happened to Jimmy Brooks, the dude in the wheelchair from Degrassi: The Next Generation. Yeah, he grew up to become Drake, hip hop's next biggest star.After what seems like two years of singles and mixtapes and other nonsense, Canadian sensation Drake's debut album, Thank Me La ... More >>
Timbaland made an interesting choice in choosing his fourth single off Timbaland Presents Shock Value II. The hip-hop producer, whose most recent singles featured frequent collaborators Nelly Furtado and Justin Timberlake, opted to go with his duet with pop princess Katy Perry, "If We E ... More >>
Will he work with Jonas Brothers next?With Missy Elliott missing in action the past few years (fyi, she has a new album coming out in January), her producer Timbaland's been busy working with Nelly Furtado, Justin Timberlake and...Miley Cyrus.
It sure would have been fun to have been in th ... More >>
So Much Silence: A few hip-hop tracks that sampled Michael Jackson
Spin: Watch: Beck Covers Velvet Underground's "Waiting For My Man" [sic] Seriously, Spin, you don't know the name of that song?
Idolator: The Mets Are Asking Everyone To Clear Their Throats Again
Pitchfork: Reznor Reveals Rejec ... More >>
By Randall Roberts
You don't need a half-wit music critic to tell you it's been a
remarkable year for America, one historians will be discussing and
researching for centuries to come. War, financial collapse, politics,
technology: All have been dinner-table topics for many Americans.
Racial barrier ... More >>
By Randall RobertsAny knucklehead with DSL and a laptop can now make an electronic track. With a half hour of clicking and fiddling, you can sample enough cheesy beats and mashups to clog arteries from here to Berlin. Simple dropdown mouse maneuvers can transform electro tracks into progressive hous ... More >>