2913 posts categorized "MUSIC"

Aug 05 2020
Full-Frontal Follies + Cooper Interviews Gay COVID-19 Widower + Staples Attacker Caught + Wachowksi On How Trans THE MATRIX Is + MORE! — 12-PACK Comments (0)

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ABOVE: Bad news — he can't wink.

BELOW: Keep reading for what COVID-19 is not just what it is, the secret behind Keanu's biggest hit, shameless show-offs and more ...

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Aug 04 2020
Tom Goss Plays With A NERDY BEAR Comments (0)

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Tom Goss usually knows just what we need, and during this pandemic, he is prescribing a heft dose of “Nerdy Bear” ... with some Super Mario Bros. on the side ...

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GAME OF BONES + Black Family Cuffed + Trump Dithers On COVID-19 Stats + Unreleased Tom Moulton Mixes + MORE! —12-PACK Comments (0)

ABOVE: You can still watch Broadway Bares, but you'll need to take a rain check on “Rotation.”

BELOW: Keep reading for a Fire island gay old time, Kit Harington's adjustment, Trump's most doddering interview yet and more ...

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Aug 01 2020
Seth Sikes Returns To Judy Duty With FIRE ISLAND FERRY Comments (0)

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Below, singer Seth Sikes turns in “Fire Island Ferry,” his take on “On the Atchison Topeka and the Santa Fe” from the movie The Harvey Girls.

“I’ve been hiding out on Fire Island since COVID hit and learning the tricks of the trade: editing, sound mixing and writing,” he reports. “If we never get back to normal, then at least I’ve learned a new skill.” 

It's an excellent match; I think Judy Garland would have approved, and I know Vincente Minnelli would have ...

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BEGIN AGAIN With Komanda Comments (0)

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I like this song by Komanda so much ...

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Jul 31 2020
Coming Out To Mom & Dad + Shea Coulée Is Anti-Mask + Biden Considers Bass + Racists Gone Wild + Hot, Hot Don Murray + MORE! — 12-PACK Comments (0)

ABOVE: He was in Teen Beach Movie.

BELOW: Keep reading for how to come out to Mom and Dad, the new Epstein doc drop, Ivanka & Jared's financial disclosures, a Greek-American racist gone wild and more   ...

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rIVerse Commands You To STAND UP Comments (0)

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Check out the new-ish video for the rIVerse track “Stand Up” — I love that this socially conscious group came together during a community theater production of High School Musical 2, BTW ...

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Jul 27 2020
Dua Lipa Announces Blessed Madonna LEVITATING Remix Feat. Madonna & Missy Elliott Comments (0)

Confessions on a Dua Floor!

Dua Lipa's already excellent “Levitating” will get the full Blessed Madonna remix treatment, and will welcome Madonna and Missy Elliott to the fold.

Dua Lipa's most recent single failed to hit the Top 40, but she usually fares well there, meaning, for Madonna fans, that the Queen of Pop may finally return to Billboard after an unfairly long absence.

Speaking of Madonna, today, July 27, marks the GASP! 37th anniversary of the release of Madonna's still-sterling self-titled album. It remains one of my favorites in her catalogue; I love every song on it.

This is the original U.S. cover, shot by Gary Heery:

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And this is the cover as it might have looked (when the set was dubbed Lucky Star), with photography by Edo Bertoglio and design by Madonna's late BFF Martin Burgoyne. This was first seen perhaps 20 years ago when someone who had a color proof sold it on eBay:

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It's a great shot, but SO much more disco era, no?