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John Hughes, The Eternal Teenager: An Appreciation

Aug 07, 2009

The sudden death of John Hughes todayafter suffering a heart attack during a morning walk in Manhattancreates a void not unlike that left upon the deaths of Elvis Presley, John Lennon or James Dean. Even if his best work was long behind him, he redefined for American culture what it meant to be a teenager. More

Breakfast Club Director John Hughes Dies of Heart Attack

Aug 06, 2009

Thirty-something women (and men) across America might be shedding a tear or sighing in sadness today with the news that beloved '80s teen film writer and director John Hughes has passed away. Variety, the Associated Press, and others are reporting that the 59-year-old died of a heart attack today in Manhattan. He was visiting family there and taking a morning walk when he passed. Hughes was behind such classics as Sixteen Candles, The Breakfast Club, Weird Science, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Pretty in Pink, Some Kind of Wonderful, Uncle Buck, and Planes, Trains & Automobiles. More

Tortoise Gets Remixed for New 12-inch

Aug 06, 2009

Thought Tortoise was busy sitting on their laurels after their first studio album in five years? You thought wrong! Following up one good thing with another release, the band has just announced a two-song 12-inch, out August 18th. More

Enter to Win Tickets to Sunset Junction

Aug 06, 2009

Subscribe or Renew between August 5th and August 20th and enter to win A PAIR OF TICKETS* to Sunset Junction in Los Angeles on August 22-23rd! (*No hotel or airfare provided.) The line-up includes Conor Oberst & The Mistic Valley Band, Built to Spill, Islands, Local Natives, and others. More

Outside Lands Taps Tenacius D to Replace Beastie Boys

Aug 06, 2009

Tenacious D will replace The Beastie Boys as a co-headliner of the second-annual Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival. The news was given to journalists across the globe via a phone conference (We're phoning it in," quipped Jack Black) As previously reported, The Beasties recently canceled a batch of shows after Adam "MCA" Yauch was diagnosed with throat cancer. More

David Bazan Hits The Road

Aug 06, 2009

David Bazan (aka the artist formerly known as Pedro the Lion) is set to release his first album, Curse Your Branches, under his given name, September 1st. Fullband tour also announced. More

Dead Man’s Bones (Ryan Gosling and Zach Shields) Scare Up Debut Cover, Tracklist Details

Aug 06, 2009

On October 6th (just in time to soundtrack your Halloween party), Anti- will release the self-titled debut from Dead Man's Bones, the collaboration between Los Angeles-based actors Ryan Gosling and Zach Shields. More

Zooey Deschanel and Joseph Gordon-Levitt Dance Away With Hearts On New Promotional Clip

Aug 05, 2009

In a painfully cute marketing move, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Zooey Deschanel have teamed up for a music video promoting the national release of their film, (500) Days of Summer.


!!! to Tour

Aug 05, 2009

In today’s “really hard to Google” news, punctuation happy band !!! have announced new material and a tour. More