Bri Blahg… Ellen Replaces Paula, Nothing Replaces Jay Z, Billy Corgan Is God: Music News Round-Up 9/10/09

10 09 2009

by Brian Phillips (@BrianBlahg)

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Replacing Paula Abdul on American Idol? Ellen Degeneres. You know what, not a bad choice. I’m still not going to watch mind you. We’ll miss you Paula you cream crackers nuts basket case of love.

Another Day In The Jay Z Echo Chamber

Hey I’m a man of the people, and I’m detecting that the people can’t get enough Jay Z coverage. Everyone is obsessed with Jay Z. I learned that when there was all that hubub about him attending a Grizzly Bear show last month for crying out loud. Last night he played New York’s Blender Theater and Rolling Stone was there.

Bonus Coverage. Video Already Up On You Tube:

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Bri Blahg… 8/5 Music News Round Up

5 08 2009

by Brian Phillips (@brianblahg)

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Them Crooked Vultures

John Paul Jones, Dave Grohl, and Josh Homme have a band. They’ll debut this weekend in Chicago says Billboard. I’ve always admired how Jones and Robert Plant have sought out musical adventures in their post Led Zeppelin years. It would be easy to just do the same stuff over and over again like Jimmy Page. Save your hate mail until after you listen to Coverdale-Page and The Firm. Yeah see. You know I’m right.

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