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I heart trashy club music

In Music on 10/12/2010 at 2:17 pm

I’m one of the biggest suckers for songs with a good beat, bad lyrics, and a talentless artist. One of my latest favorites is Evacuate the Dancefloor, who the hell Cascada is a mystery in itself (though she does look like Carrie Underwood’s long lost club loving twin).

Another one is G6, which is probably one of the more repetitive songs out there, but it’s got an addictive beat… and I can’t get it out of my head after listening to it.

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Hatez this/Lovez that.

In fashion, Hatez this/Lovez that, Music on 08/30/2010 at 3:06 pm

I’m not sure I understand this… either this is archival footage from the days when humans were hunters and gathers… or Chanel decided to produce one of the more heinously bulky and uncreative lines I have ever seen.¬† Unfortunately, early humans didn’t have access to digital technologies and modern techno.

Hatez it…

However, lovez this.

Stevie Nicks- Stand Back Music Video

In Music on 08/08/2010 at 1:25 pm

Man!

In Music on 04/14/2010 at 7:24 pm

ugh, missez hur.

Hot Like Mexico

In Lady Gaga, Music on 04/04/2010 at 6:40 pm

Lady Gaga’s next music video Alejandro, directed by fashion photographer Steven Klein, is said not to be the sequel to Telephone… which I am desperately awaiting. It will be interesting to see how Klein creates this music video as Lady Gaga has hired professional music video artists and filmmakers. (Below is an photograph he took for Dolce & Gabbana)

I think Alejandro may be the most interesting yet… I don’t know I feel about the song (click here to listen), there’s a few parts (like when she says hot like Mexico) that make me just LOVE the song, but other than that, it’s a little bizarre.

… Lady Gaga … don’t let me down.

Workout Music

In Music on 03/27/2010 at 1:35 pm

I don’t know about you guys, but when I am working out I need really good music to keep me motivated and focused (also I hate the sound of cardio machines and my breathing… weird, I know). DOES ANYONE OUT THERE HAVE GOOD SUGGESTIONS? I have looked and looked online I have even typed in ‘Gay workout music’ because MAYBE straight guys and gay guys have completely different tastes when working out… which they do. The average straight guy, I found, typically enjoys Creed, Eminem, and other loud obnoxious tunes. The gays (I can say that, I’m gay) enjoy busting moves to Tina Turner, late 70’s hits, and early Pink… all of which don’t really get me going in the gym.

Here’s what I have been listening to recently, I’m getting sick of it though and NEED suggestions-

Video Phone by Beyonce

Rude Boy by Rihanna

In for the Kill by Le Roux

Day Job by The Fitness

Perfect by Mason and Princess Superstar

Bad Romance and Telephone by Lady Gaga

Let Me Think About It by Ida Corr

Suggestion please!

Kelis Makes a Comeback

In Music on 03/27/2010 at 11:23 am

Everybody remember Kelis? I didn’t until I saw she wrote Milkshake in 2003 and Bossy in 2006 (Click here to see Bossy and Milkshake) Four years later the 30 year old R&B artist is back… with an entirely new look. I was actually very impressed and thrown off by the vast difference between her former music videos in comparison¬† with her most recent teaser music video titled Acapella (which is probably why I didn’t recognize her at first). Click here to check out the teaser for Acapella.

Lady Gaga

In Lady Gaga, Music on 03/15/2010 at 11:22 am

Lady Gaga’s latest song Telephone featuring Beyonce was probably one of the best/bizarre music videos I have ever seen. Based on Lady Gaga’s fear of suffocation she wrote a song about how she’d rather be on the dance floor than talk to her boyfriend on the telephone… kind of weird, but overall the whole song works. Amongst the oddities featured in this video you can tell a lot of big or failing companies put their hand in this video as I’m sure they knew it’d be watched by millions over and over again. Virgin Mobile, Wonderbread, Diet Coke, Miracle Whip, and Polaroid (which Lady Gaga is Creative Director for a Specialty Line) were featured continuously throughout the video either hoping to gain more popularity or to continue their familiarity with the younger generations.

When I first saw Just Dance, which was released in the summer of 2008 I thought her choice of sunglasses were amazing/ridiculous… but when I saw her choice for Telephone she brought my definition of ‘amazing/ridiculous’ to an entirely new level. Half smoked cigarette sunglasses came out of no where as she walked into exercise¬† yard… I’m still not exactly sure what the hell they mean… or if they mean anything at all.

I’m excited for the possibility of an extreme fashion movement due to the choices Lady Gaga makes in her music videos. I really hope to see a rise in popularity of men wearing makeup, hats, unnecessarily bizarre sunglasses, and… well maybe not platformed shoes, I still have an image of all the losers in second grade trying to look like Posh Spice… it’s such a 90’s thing.

Read more about Telephone on its wikipedia page here

and watch Telephone by clicking here

TELEPHONE

In Beyonce, Lady Gaga, Music on 03/12/2010 at 2:13 am

Lady Gaga’s latest music video Telephone ft. Beyonce is now on Youtube! Click here to watch!

WANT YOUR BAD ROMANCE

In Lady Gaga, Music on 03/11/2010 at 9:36 pm

As all of the world has, I have too become increasingly interested in Lady Gaga. Since her release of Bad Romance in November of last year she’s been everywhere. I, personally, think that she has gotten more attention since Bad Romance as more recently it has been proven that anyone (*coughs* Ke$ha) can ‘dazzle’ mainstream audiences with a first album, but can they amaze AND dazzle us with a second album? Well, ladies and gentlemen, Lady Gaga did. Her futuristic tunes, her platinum blond hair, and outlandish couture clothing are definitely here to stay. Though… I wouldn’t at all mind seeing Gwen Stefani fight over how her ‘look’ was taken away. Stefani’s album Sweet Esscape, which was released in December of 2006, featured a collection of music videos where Stefani had very contemporary hairstyles, was featured in rooms carpeted in gold, and wore the latest fashions by high-end designers. Stefani definitely had a niche in the music world, which has most definitely been stomped on, stomped on by Lady Gaga’s Steve McQueen shoes, most definitely. However, one thing Lady Gaga hasn’t monopolized is Gwen Stefani’s famed Asians, though, one could argue that Lady Gaga’s Great Danes are a supplement to Stefani’s signature harlequins. Hopefully we will see more of Gwen Stefani… but when we do, it’ll be in a completely different light.