Posts Tagged ‘BBC Radio 1’

M.I.A. ‘XXXO’ : Maya Gets Futuristic AND PoPpy

The BBC’s Radio 1 has debuted ‘XXXO‘ the first official single from M.I.A.’s still as yet untitled third album due out in the United States on June 22nd. To say the future pop leanings of the single is a surprise would be an understatement. In fact, Pretty Much Amazing said XXXO “sounds like something I’d […]

Video : Example ‘Tik Tok’ Live on Radio 1

It seems Radio 1′s Live Lounge has served as a venue for solid proof that Europop > AmeriPop. First Biffy Clyro made us believe in Love Sex and Magic and now Example bring their suave British Hipster sensibilities to Ke$ha’s otherwise filthy anthem for every girl who considers Joe Francis a catch. Also, props to […]

Lines, Vines, and Trying Times : The Music of 2009

The biggest story in music this year was the death of Michael Joseph Jackson, the Once and Future King of Pop. Moreso than the death of an individual, the King of Pop’s death signified the end of the explosive, border crossing, iconic, truly global megastar. Six months into a year that saw Pop music deep […]

Video : Shakira Mebarak ‘She Wolf’ Live on BBC Radio 1

Shakira singing live in a pair of jeans and a tshirt, doesn’t get much hotter… And now here she is lip synching the much better (lyrically) Spanish version on Cristina:

Video : Biffy Clyro Makes You Believe in ‘Love and Sex and Magic’

Probably the greatest cover on the Internet since Chester French took on Shakira’s tales of nocturnal lycanthropy. Download MP3 here. Biffy Clyro “Love Sex Magic (Ciara Cover)” [Mixtape Maestro]