Vampire Weekend on SNL This Saturday

Woah nelly! Was anyone watching Wilco trying out their new songs playing songs off their latest album, Sky Blue Sky, (which some people have described “Hate It Here” in particular as sounding like “house band music”) last night on SNL? Relive the horror of the first song (vid via Stereogum): Also, download MP3s of the […]

Ryan Adams, Beck, and Razorlight Cover Book Jackets

Long-time reader Beat Royalty sent over these rad links to custom book covers that musicians have done of some of the world’s most famous pieces of literature. It’s all part of a campaign to promote the “My Penguin” book series in which you can design your very own book cover to the book of your […]

Tune In Tonight: Liveblogging the MTVU’s Woodies

Tonight I’m going to be liveblogging directly from Roseland Ballroom, location of MTVU’s Woodies Awards. The fun starts around 8pm. Here’s a preview of what I’ll be talking about: CONFIRMED ATTENDEES: Beck* TV on the Radio* Gym Class Heroes* Imogen Heap* Lupe Fiasco Ghostface Killah Lady Sovereign 30 Seconds to Mars Angels & Airwaves Feist […]