Following the release of “Weightless” and “Impurities,” pulled from her forthcoming sophomore album, My Soft Machine, Arlo Parks has delivered a third preview of her full-length with the release of “Blades.” “Paul [Epworth] is just a wizard; he has this childlike spirit that I’ve always really loved and he brought that to ‘Blades,’” Parks shares. “I wanted to make something that I can dance to, finally, because I feel like my songs don’t really have that quality in general. So, I took inspiration from bands like ESG, artists like Kaytranada, and a lot of the kind of ’70s Zambian psychedelic… Read more »
DJT blocks subpoenas while dishing out tons of racial hate. Also, bachelorette parties are annoyed by the NFL draft.
Hello Bitch Slapers, Tonight Its Bitch Slap Radios Don’t Give a Fuck Thursdays!!!!! Tonight on the show we talk football, tonight is the NFL draft, and we all are waiting to see what crazyness the dolphins are going to do this year, for the love of god DO NOT PICK UP Another Ted Gin or Pat White. Also on the show tonight we go over our new Bitch Slap Movie Rating system, we pick the movies we tell you what your gonna need to get through watching it with all your sanity intact. Wait theirs more! We will go over… Read more »
Today Fall Out Boy announced an exclusive vinyl release of their most recent album So Much (For) Stardust in partnership with CRYNYL.com. The drop was limited to just 50 records, but the best part? Each vinyl is filled with the tears of Pete Wentz for “maximum emotional fidelity”. Fall Out Boy is the first artist to ever do this. The company explained: “Music is more than just sound waves. It’s passion, struggle, and emotion. That’s why we developed a new kind of record: one that contains the artists’ actual tears. When you listen to a CRYNL release, you’re not just… Read more »
It’s hard enough to make it in a competitive industry when you’re young. But if you’re also a person of color and/or part of the 2SLGBTQIA+ community, it can feel next to impossible. For Meet Me @ The Altar—a trio of young women of color, two of whom are queer—the only way around those industry hurdles is through them. “We’re the perfect mesh of like almost every single type of person in the world,” says vocalist Edith Victoria. I’m catching up with the band over Zoom, the day before their debut full-length, Past // Present // Future, is set to… Read more »
Basslines and Protest Signs is Brett Callwood’s column looking at the intersection of music and politics. This week talks about the Supreme Court’s move to overturn Roe v. Wade.