Music Bite: Lana Del Rey Back in the Studio; Recording New Album

January 30, 2013 § Leave a comment

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Last year, Lana Del Rey told Vogue magazine that she was done with the music industry saying “I don’t think I’ll write another record. What would I say? I feel like everything I wanted to say, I’ve said already.”

Well, it looks as if the singer has changed her mind. She was spotted in Santa Monica leaving a recording studio, as well as inside working with previous Born To Die collaborator Rick Nowels. Being a fan of Del Rey, I’m excited to see what she comes up with. Hopefully she will finally cement herself as a talented artist with this sophomore album.

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[Source: Prefix Mag]

Photos Courtesy of: Daily Mail

Listen Here: The Strokes Make a Comeback With New Track “One Way Trigger”

January 25, 2013 § 1 Comment

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After revealing information about their upcoming album, The Strokes have dropped a new track called “One Way Trigger”. The track (which is not the official single) is reminiscent of their previous aesthetic with a Muse influence, layered with jittery synth-pop and an odd falsetto courtesy of Casablancas.

Listen for yourself below. If you like it, it’s available for free download:

Video Throwback Fridays! SWV – “Right Here (Human Nature Mix)”

January 25, 2013 § Leave a comment

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After many months without the presence of classic videos, I’m officially reviving my “Video Throwback Fridays” weekly posts!

Today’s throwback is all about the R&B in the 90s, with popular girl group SWV and their 1993 song “Right Here (Human Nature Mix)” from their debut album It’s About Time.

Enjoy below:

Have a good weekend and stay warm!

-B

Music Festival Madness: Ultra Music Expands Their 2013 Lineup

January 25, 2013 § Leave a comment

After announcing their jam-packed lineup earlier this month, Ultra Music released the just as strong lineup for “Phase 2”. Artists like Snoop Dogg, The Weeknd, Pretty Lights, Azealia Banks and Sleigh Bells have all been added to Ultra’s double-weekend festival.

For Phase 1, artists include David Guetta, Avicci, Swedish House Mafia (who will be performing their last show), Crystal Castles, Deadmau5, Hot Chip and more.

The festival will take place on March 15-17 and March 22-24 at Bayfront Park in Miami. Click here for more information!

Check out the full lineup in the two video teasers below:

[Source: Spin]

Music Bite: The Coachella 2013 Lineup is Here!

January 24, 2013 § 1 Comment

After months of anticipation, and bloggers and concert lovers alike became extremely frustrated with waiting, the 2013 Coachella lineup is finally here! Goldenvoice released the official list literally minutes ago.

The Stone Roses, Blur, Phoenix & The Red Hot Chili Peppers will headline the music festival this year.

Coachella takes place over two weekends, April 12th-14th and 19th-21st, at Empire Polo Grounds in Indio, California.

Check out the full lineup below:

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What are your thoughts on this year’s lineup?

Fashion Bite: H&M Leaves Its High Street; Announces Runway Show in Paris

January 24, 2013 § Leave a comment

A model walks the runway at the Versace for H&M Fashion event at the H&M on the Hudson on November 8, 2011 in New York City.  (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Versace for H&M)

A model walks the runway at the Versace for H&M Fashion event at the H&M on the Hudson on November 8, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Versace for H&M)

It looks like the high street is coming to take over fashion week next month! Rihanna recently made an announcement of her show for River Island during London Fashion Week, and now H&M is planning to show in Paris.

According to WWD the Swedish company will debut its 25-outfit show on February 27 at the Musée Rodin during fashion week in Paris, but the show is not an official part of it. A spokesperson for H&M explained to Fashionista,

“In the past we have done fantastic and spectacular events and fashion shows with our designer collaborations and we feel it is time to celebrate our own fashion.”

The last time H&M showed a collection on a runway was in April 2005 in NYC. Hopefully the 8-year break (along with their collaborations with Versace, Comme des Garcon, Lanvin, Karl Lagerfeld and Maison Martin Margiela) will come with a spectacular runway event!

Refresh your memory below with the runway show for Versace for H&M:

[Source: The Cut]

Photo Courtesy of: Catwalk Queen

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