Posts Tagged ‘jeff buckley’

Memories of the Old 9:30 Club, Lost to Time? Maybe Not.

For those that called the original 9:30 Club a home away from home in the '80s and early '90s, the sight of a cameraman perched in a crow's nest on a pillar shooting the stage was a familiar one. Between and before bands, the club played raw music videos (quite a novelty in that day) [...]

The Pragmatist: Three Songs For Your Academic Dinner Party

Tenure must be great–like a sweet oasis in a desert of university politics. Someday you'll get there, and you'll be able to let all your anti-social eccentricities hang out on full display. Until then, you've got to impress. Consider throwing a dinner party for some of the faculty. Food is a solid way to get [...]

Arts Roundup: Oscar Speeches and Charlie Sheen Routine Edition

*Variety reports that the late Jeff Buckley's songs are being worked into a rock-musical version of Romeo and Juliet called The Last Goodbye, set to hit theaters later this year. No word yet on whether the little-known, sparsely covered "Hallelujah" will make an appearance.
*In preparation for the forthcoming Academy Awards, Total Film posts the top [...]

ScarJo Butchers Buckley

At Coachella 2007, smokin' starlet Scarlett Johanson lent her sultry vocals to then-freshly reunited Scottish noise-poppers Jesus & Mary Chain's performance of their best-known single, "Just Like Honey" (also featured in Lost In Translation). Roughly a year later, Johansson foisted an album of low key, lounge-lizard reworkings of Tom Waits classics (Anywhere I Lay My [...]

Rolling Stone Ranks the Crooners: The Truth Comes Out!

A belated answer key to our Rolling Stone: Parse that Platitude contest!

There is a difference between people who sing and those who take that voice to another, otherworldly place, who create a euphoria within themselves. PLATITUDE REFERS TO: Elvis Presley

You know a force from heaven. You know something that God made. And [blank] is [...]

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