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“I think JLo and Iggy Azalea have lost their heads up each other’s big butts”—Brody Dalle on “Booty”
“I think JLo and Iggy Azalea have lost their heads up each other’s big butts”—Brody Dalle on “Booty”
Brody Dalle has posted an essay on Facebook clarifying recent tweets she made about the music video for "Booty," the new posterior-focused single by Jennifer Lopez and Iggy Azalea. After accusations that her tweets (embedded below) were "girl bashing" and "slut and body shaming," Dalle answered: "How are the lyrics 'Give him what he asks for' empowering to women?
Mike Haliechuk (Fucked Up) on SXSW: “The road to success is not paved with festival laminates”
Mike Haliechuk (Fucked Up) on SXSW: “The road to success is not paved with festival laminates”
Fucked Up guitarist Mike Haliechuk (10,000 Marbles) has published an interesting new essay on SXSW and other like-minded festivals that calls into question what bands truly get out of them. Here's an excerpt, via the Grid: "The model established by SXSW, which has been replicated in dozens of cities all around the world, rests upon the premise that for the bands who perform, the potential
Invisible Children presents: Saves The Day’s Chris Conley, “Rocks Tonic Juice Magic” (Acoustic)
Invisible Children presents: Saves The Day’s Chris Conley, “Rocks Tonic Juice Magic” (Acoustic)
We at Invisible Children, and the fans of many bands that support us, have been extremely lucky to be a part of these extremely special, secret, acoustic “thank you” shows being played in alleyways and parks across the country to help end a war where children being forced to fight as soldiers.  The nat ...
Invisible Children presents: Thrice’s Dustin Kensrue, “Come All You Weary” (Acoustic)
Invisible Children presents: Thrice’s Dustin Kensrue, “Come All You Weary” (Acoustic)
(Editor's note: In his own words, Thrice's Dustin Kensrue explains his band's involvement with the organization Invisible Children. See a photo gallery of his NYC performance right here!) Over the span of the last few years, we’ve been involved with an organization called Invisible Children. They have been w ...