“This ain’t a mixtape, but the tapes mix…” today’s Music Monday is a melange of headlines, and hot tracks… kinda like the movie Good Hair.
DIY: Soloist covers “Poker Face” and “Irreplaceable” … 4 iPhones, 4 apps, 0 anytime minutes. iPhone: for when you need to stop calling, and start cutting tracks – mhmm Honey B.
DC’s Tuesday Night Primer: The Temper Trap & Florence and the Machine (4/6 at the 9:30 Club: Sold Out)
Girls, Machines, Maths, English: brilliant, innit?
It being the last month of the decade everyone’s dropping their recaps of the 2000s thus far – Y2K bug, artists of the decade, monumental moments, etc. – but when I think of the decade in Pop I think back to the subtle moments – easily missed – that set the tone for everything that followed.
In case you missed it: Aaliyah’s “Try Again” was the decade’s first Female Video of the Year – a most apropos harbinger to the next 10 years of female pop and, oddly enough, politics as well.
“If at first you don’t succeed…”
“If you’re lookin’ for trouble, you came to the right place,” trouble: check; YouTube resolution as blurry as Brit’s that night: check.