Bri Blahg… Don’t Mess With Jemima, Dr. Jack White, And A Diddy Lockdown. Music News Round Up 10/19/09

19 10 2009

by Brian Phillips (@BrianBlahg)

You Got Beat Up By A Girl! You Got Beat Up By A Girl!

Don’t mess with ex-Be Your Own Pet front woman Jemima Pearl. A heckler found out the hard way. If he was flicking lit cigarettes at her he had it coming. (Scroll down a bit for her side of the story)

Jack White Delivers University Lecture

Jack White was also made an honorary member of Ireland’s Trinity College Philosophical Society, joining the likes of Bram Stoker and Oscar Wilde. Next… The UN right?

MGMT Work On New Record, Take Up Hobby

They’ve been surfing.

Tegan And Sara Ready Sixth Album

Death Cab’s Chris Walla is lending a hand.

Magic Numbers Offer Up Free Track

Catch up with what the pair of brothers and sisters have been up to.

Bonus Coverage. Here’s a piece we did on the band a couple of years back for our TV show:

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Wavves Reschedule Drug Shows

Remember when the asshole from Wavves took way too many drugs and mumbled through a festival appearance in Spain, and then canceled the UK tour? Yeah well they’re ready to try again. Good luck with that.

Bonus Coverage. In case you missed our confab at SXSW. Strange to say the least:

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Kinks’ Ray Davies Takes Music To Choir

I’m a huge Kinks fan so I’ll be checking it out. It’s coming out in November.

Bonus Coverage. Are there prettier rock songs than “Waterloo Sunset?”

Frightened Rabbit Ready Single

The stellar Scotsmen are dropping a single next month, leading to the follow up to the lovely “Midnight Organ Fight” album.

Of All The Reasons To Cross-Dress, This Might Be The Coolest

Shakira says she dressed as a boy so she could take a history course at UCLA. Being a history nerd myself I approve.

You’ve Got To Be F%$#ing Kidding Me

Diddy was throwing money at people and a ring flew off his finger. He then had the building locked down and everyone searched. WTF.

Let’s Plumb The Depths Of Banality

Do you care that Boy George wrote a song about Amy Winehouse while in prison? Nah me neither.

Anything To Distract Him From Further Ruining Chris Cornell’s Career

Timbaland seemingly threw darts at the Billboard charts in guesting his next album. Justin Timberlake makes sense… but Nickelback? Miley Cyrus? Blech.

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