New York-based newcomer RAEGAN has returned with her new queer anthem “WALTZ” to mark the beginning of Pride Month. This empowering track holds great significance as it was written during RAEGAN‘s senior year of high school, a period when she embarked on her own personal journey as a young queer individual. Through the lens of a lesbian relationship, “WALTZ” skillfully reimagines the timeless tale of Shakespeare’s ‘Romeo And Juliet,’ offering a fresh and heartfelt perspective. Moreover, “WALTZ” represents a pivotal moment in RAEGAN‘s life, where she fearlessly embraced her own queerness despite encountering resistance from her parents. This track showcases… Read more »
We’re mixing things up this week on Geek Girl Riot, bringing you three very different titles: Into the Badlands, Everything, Everything, and Still Star-Crossed.
Sometimes success can be a double-edged sword. Just ask Crazy Town, the rap metal act that scored a major radio hit in 2000 with the lightweight pop song “Butterfly” and then suffered the consequences. “Drowning,” the first single from the band’s new album, Darkhorse (out November 12), was written on Ozzfest 2000, and at the time, Crazy Town felt as if they were underwater gasping for air. The group’s lineup was unstable, vocalists Brad “Epic” Mazur and Seth “Shifty” Binzer felt uncertain about the path they had taken and some metal audiences were greeting Crazy Town with showers of water… Read more »
It’s never a bad time to discover a new band or artist. Somewhere out there, in either a basement, garage, or make-shift studio, a group of people are sitting around writing songs and deciding to start a new band. You never know which one of those artists might just be the next biggest thing in the world. It is our job, here at idobi Radio, to find these acts and expose them to you. Of course, you’ll always see us covering the mainstay acts like My Chemical Romance, Fall Out Boy, or Paramore. However, all of those bands were once… Read more »
Um…it’s West Side Story but made in the new century versus the sixties with a new gloss of paint.
A Taiwanese-American coming of age story through the lens of a 90s Basketball film.
Let’s not beat around the bush hereâ€”learning is cool, but school is usually much less cool. Thankfully, your homework pile will never be taller than your stack of records, and the right song can help you get through even the most impossible assignments. We asked our writers to share their favorite songs from their first year of college, high school, middle school, or elementary school for a special back to school playlist in this week’s Tuesday Ten.
Roy Scheider, a one-time boxer whose broken nose and pugnacious acting style made him a star in “The French Connection” and who later uttered one of cinematic history’s most memorable lines in “Jaws,” has died. He was 75. Scheider died Sunday at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences hospital in Little Rock, hospital spokesman David Robinson said. The hospital did not release a cause of death, but Scheider had been treated for multiple myeloma at the hospital’s Myeloma Institute for Research and Therapy for the past two years. Scheider earned two Academy Award nominations – a best-supporting nod for… Read more »
LOS ANGELES, CA –NEW FOUND GLORY will cover classics hits such as “Kiss Me,” “Iris” and “Don’t You Forget About Me” on their upcoming release, From The Screen To Your Stereo 2 out on September 18th. The album consists of the band’s own take on soundtrack songs from popular movies from the 80’s, 90’s and 2000’s. The album also features guest vocalists from friends of the band including Adam Lazarra from Taking Back Sunday, Chris Carraba from Dashboard Confessional,Will Pugh from Cartel, Patrick Stump from Fall Out Boy. Lisa Loeb sings on her own number one single, “Stay.” Complete track… Read more »
Panic! at the Disco went from a group of teenagers who’d written only three songs and never played a live show to the biggest new rock band in America. Their secret: Put together a band the way you’d create a MySpace page and let the kids run wild Ryan Ross bought his C55 Mercedes three months ago, but it’s been parked in his Las Vegas garage ever since. When the Panic! at the Disco guitarist climbs behind the wheel, cues up Tom Waits’ new Orphans collection and starts pushing buttons on the navigation system, he’s still not sure how it… Read more »