Former Hot Messes Lily and Britney Clean Up Nice

Ok, so sometimes I’m a bit slow to catch on the things happening on the internets, but I semi-try to keep informed… here are some new music videos that have sprung up in the last week from some notable people who at one time could have been described as “hot messes” or “trainwrecks” but have …

Coldplay’s Chris Martin Dances Like a Crazy Person

Before I head off to sleepy land, I had to share this with the rest of the world. Methinks this video is just BEGGING for some kind of video remix action. Seriously… does Chris have ants in his pants? Taken at tonight’s Coldplay show at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, NJ: Nothing Earth-shattering happened …

Diesel Party This Weekend: Biggest Clusterf-ck Known to Man?

With the inclusion of Franz Ferdinand and Chaka Khan to the bill of the already impressive Diesel 30th Birthday Party in NYC (that is if you consider M.I.A., N*E*R*D*, and Hot Chip impressive), the jeans company has guaranteed that their fete will be the biggest blowout this side of the Atlantic. Prepare thyselves for long …

Coldplay’s Guy Berryman Has a New Side Project

This press release just in: Jonas Bjerre of Mew, Guy Berryman of Coldplay and Magne Furholmen of A-Ha have teamed up, under the guise of Apparatjik, to right the theme track for Bruce Parry’s BBC2 new series Amazon. The series, which debuted on September 22nd, has a soundtrack to accompany it’s debut. Amazon / Tribe: …

Poor Noel Gallagher Cannot Catch a Break

Why is God always kicking the crap out of the kinder, gentler Gallagher brother? In 2002 Noel Gallagher was involved in a serious head-on collision while riding in a car with other band members of Oasis…brother Liam was in a separate car. Then this past weekend, a man jumped on stage during their Toronto show …

Amy Winehouse Threatens to Go Toe-to-Toe with Jack White and Alicia Keys

Amy Winehouse lost the job of performing the theme song to the new James Bond film due to her inability to stay clean–the gig eventually went to the team of White Stripes’ Jack White and Alicia Keys (yuh huh). But according to the Telegraph UK, Winehouse is threatening to release the version of the Bond …

Coldplay vs. Coldplay: Which “Viva La Vida” Video Is Better?

Coldplay have released two videos for “Viva La Vida” today, one is the “official” version, directed by Hype Williams: The other is a “cover” version made by the band, which features Chris Martin wandering around a town and grassy hill wearing a comical king hat and robe, carrying a print of “Liberty Leading the People,” …

Download: Pendulum Cover Coldplay’s “Violet Hill”

Today Aussie drum and bass band Pendulum were on Jo Whiley’s Live Lounge (er… minus Jo, who was ill today) and as is tradition, they performed a cover version of a current popular song. Which did they choose? “Violet Hill” by Coldplay! It wasn’t really my style of music, but it was definitely a re-imagining …