The temptation to compare Hiromi Uehara, aka Hiromi, to Lady Gaga is awfully strong. Not because of the music, but because they share a unique and ostentatious fashion sense that does much to define both their images. Unlike Gaga, though, Hiromi ultimately defines herself with her music. Jazz is unlikely to find a [...]
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Today's roundup is late and short! Sorry, readers.
- I really like this page, which compares the last.fm stats of different cities. Unfortunately, either there's a bug or D.C. just does not listen to music. Could go either way! To judge by the nifty venn diagrams, Earth has only two truly international stars: Radiohead and Lady [...]
*Audiences, actors and City Paper have already questioned yesterday's Oscar picks. (Even Best Supporting Actress nominee Maggie Gyllenhaal was shocked by her nomination.) It seems to be one of the few ceremonies this year that isn't a direct repeat of another—the Screen Actors Guild awards were the Golden Globes, part two. District 9's Best Picture [...]
Good morning! Last night: the Grammy Awards! I probably should've watched the show, seeing as last year's was the most enjoyable Grammy ceremony since, well, ever. Instead, I'll be Tweet-sourcing today's roundup, courtesy of @citypapermusic. A few highlights:
Lady Gaga AND Elton John? Be still, my beating heart. #grammys
And the winner of Song of the Year goes [...]
*Gold Derby is predicting that Taylor Swift will win Best Album at Sunday's Grammy Award ceremony, edging out fellow nominees Beyoncé, Dave Matthews Band, Lady Gaga and the Black Eyed Peas. Not predicted? Everyone's favorite category: who will show up the biggest drunken mess?
*Despite George Clooney's appearance on every awards show and television commercial lately [...]
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*Tonight marks everyone's favorite redhead's departure from The Tonight Show. With Tom Hanks and Will Ferrell lined up as guests and many more cameos expected (rumors are Steve Carell may make an appearance), it's sure to be an unforgettable show. Even though Conan O'Brien is walking away with a $45 million settlement (roughly [...]
In the world of trance and electronic music, opening for Paul van Dyk and BT and rubbing elbows with Tiësto and Above and Beyond is kind of like Cameron Crowe writing for Rolling Stone at age 15—although D.C.-area native Ross Lara, for his part, was 20 by the time he did all this. Then again: [...]
After reading my critique of Pitchfork’s P2K: The Decade in Music list in City Paper's Music in Review issue, a friend commented that “sometimes I don't know what's more cliché: reading Pitchfork or complaining about Pitchfork.” Reductionist arguments like that are easy swipes, but they speak to the incessant griping, legitimate or [...]
Arts Desk contributor Brandon Wu photographs a lot of shows, but for our Music in Review issue, he did a 180 and pointed his camera at the crowds. His photo essay includes fans of Metallica, Lady Gaga (above), Britney Spears, Mates of State, Mudvayne, Yo La Tengo, and more. Check it out here.
Thereby further cementing his place in the annals of weirdness.
Someone should give Walken the treatment Chuck Klosterman gave Val Kilmer. By which I mean a nice thinky profile that makes you love him more than you already do.