Posts Tagged ‘Ciara’

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 : 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]

Andy Kellman Creates an Amazing Phrase

The Allmusic Blog’s Andy Kellman ends his review of Ciara’s oft-delayed third album, Fantasy Ride, with this brilliant phrase that sums up much of the mainstream music industry over the past 8 years: “She and her collaborators will have to work extra hard on the next album to ensure that she does not stall in […]

Justin Timberlake’s Middle Passage Style Fethisization of Black Women Continues

I find it incredibly telling that Bill O’Reilly was outraged by Eminem‘s objectification of former Republican Vice Presidential nominee, Sarah Palin, but not by Justin Timberlake pulling pop star Ciara by a chain in a music video viewed by people the same age as those watching Eminem’s We Made You video. If O’Reilly’s attack was […]