Sunday, November 15, 2009

Anya Marina "Whatever You Like" Single

I've been talking about this song for so long now that you guys are probably pretty bored by it, but I've got some last bits of news. First, this song was featured on the latest episode of Gossip Girl during the Dan-Vanessa-Olivia threesome (Season 3 Episode 9 "They Shoot Humphreys, Don't They?"). The sensual voice and melody fit perfectly with the mood of seduction. Second, the official music video is released (yes, I'm a bit behind). Check it out here. I think it's cute how the video took the song in a different direction and put a whole new spin on the phrase "whatever you like."

Friday, October 30, 2009

Britney Spears Drops New Video

Britney Spears reigns supreme with her first single, "3", off her upcoming album, Britney Spears: The Singles Collection. Despite the controversial topic of its lyrics, an ode to threesomes, the chart-topping hit has managed to become the first song since 2006 to debut as #1 on the Billboard charts. With that kind of momentum, you'd expect an amazing Britney-esque video, as the likes of "Toxic" and "Womanizer", but I think it's cute, but a little lackluster. Watch the official new music video below and see for yourself.

Monday, August 17, 2009

Monday, August 10, 2009

Introduction to Owl City

I love being introduced to new music by friends, especially when they're as great as Owl City. Owl City, a one-manned project by Adam Young, is known for its happy-go-lucky tunes and synthesized sounds. It has often been compared to the likes of The Postal Service, but once you hear them, you'll notice the unique uplifting lilt absent from some of its contemporaries.

Their latest album, Ocean Eyes, has just dropped! So I've included a few notable tracks as an introduction to the wonderful artistry that is Owl City. And in fact, it is from one of these songs that I got the inspiration for the name of this blog.


Owl City - Rainbow Veins

Owl City - Fireflies

Owl City - Designer Skyline

Owl City - Hello Seattle

Owl City - Strawberry Avalanche

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Fierce Women Playlist

Kristinia DeBarge - Goodbye

Kat DeLuna - Calling You

Little Boots - The Remedy

Lady GaGa - Paparazzi

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Music Video for Wale - W.A.L.E.D.A.N.C.E.

I've gotta represent DC with Wale, who's done an outstanding remix of Justice's single, D.A.N.C.E. Wale and Ronson even performed this at the 2007 MTV Video Music Awards. Hope you guys enjoy this!

Monday, July 20, 2009

Dynamic Typography

According to the well-respected Wikipedia, typography is "the art and technique of arranging type, type design, and modifying type glyphs." I actually have a lot of respect for those who do typography well. They not only have to present words artistically, but also to do so in an attractive, entertaining fashion. Below is a few of the ones that I find are done exceptionally well.

Official Music Video of Kid Cudi ft. Kanye West & Common - Make Her Say

This is the second single from Kid Cudi, which samples an acoustic version of Lady GaGa's Pokerface. A better, clearer version of the music video can be found here.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Breaks Records

I don't know about you guys, but I went to see the midnight showing of the 6th installment of Harry Potter, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. And I helped it break the record for the highest grossing midnight opening movie of all time!

Not even 24 hours have passed since its opening, and the Half-Blood Prince has already taken in $20 million!!!!! It now surpasses the midnight sales of 2nd place The Dark Knight, which took in $18 million, and 3rd place Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith, with $17 million.

I've always been a little disappointed in the movie adaptations, so I had low expectations going into the movie. But I was pleasantly surprised by David Yates' direction, and I think this might be my favorite of the film series thus far. Be forewarned that this one spends much more time on the lives of teenagers than in any of the other movies.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Anya Marina - Whatever You Like (Cover)

I was first wowed by Anya Marina when she opened for Jason Mraz on his new tour promoting We Sing, We Dance, We Steal Things. Her unique voice and guitar sensibility has helped land her songs onto Grey's Anatomy, How I Met Your Mother, and Gossip Girl, to name a few. Above is her cover of T.I.'s ubiquitous hit Whatever You Like.

Scarlett Johansson for Mango

Penelope and Monica Cruz have graced the campaigns of Spanish retailer, Mango, for the past several years now. But they've moved on over for Scarlett Johansson in the Fall 2009 ads. And they're hot. More pictures below for your happy perusal (:

Sunday, July 12, 2009

Lily Allen - 22 Official Video

This catchy tune has latched itself into my head for the past several weeks. And now, Lily Allen has released the official music video for her new single, 22, off her most recent album, It's Not Me, It's You. Check it out!

Free Shakira Download

Starting tonight at 7PM ET/4PM PT, Shakira's new song, She Wolf, will be available for download at the ABC Family Music Lounge. But be sure to get your download soon because your opportunity will end on Monday, July 13 at midnight ET/9PM PT!!

Friday, July 10, 2009

Evian International Commercial

This is so adorable! Must watch!

Watch below if you want to see the behind the scenes.

Thursday, July 9, 2009

Jer Coons - Legs Official Video

New up-and-comer Jer Coons has just released the official video for his first single "Legs" off his soon-to-be released CD. His debut, Speak, will be in stores September 29. In the meantime, you can check him out at Hollisters everywhere.

Diesel's Magic 360° Mirror

What a way to start off this blog!

Diesel of Diesel jeans notoriety has launched its first - and only, thus far - 360° mirror in Madrid. How innovative that now we can see how we look from the front, sides, and the back. Why didn't anyone think of this until now? Soon women everywhere will answer how their butts look in those jeans for themselves.