Posts tagged "saturdaynightlive"

In Defense of Hollywood Actor Rock-Star Wannabes

Death Cab for Cutie’s Ben Gibbard once said (about 30 Seconds to Mars’ Jared Leto), “He’s a professional actor in music; so there’s no way to feel any sincerity about his position as a musician… Because he makes a living playing characters.. [he's] also acting what you think a rock star should act like.” What’s most amusing... Read more »

Yeah Yeah Yeahs vs. Sleigh Bells: A no-comparison comparison

Sleigh Bells. I don’t get it. I mean, I would love to own a pair of the percussives. What I’m talking about is the suddenly uber-popular new noise band who use the name facetiously. This past week they performed on SNL, graced the cover of SPIN and grabbed four stars from Rolling Stone (a mag I... Read more »
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