PARIS HILTON is a DJ now you guys. She's making her debut at the Pop Music Festival in Sao Paulo, Brazil later this month. Apparently that's the most hilarious thing in the world to my pool of DJ and electronic music fan friends online. Not to call out anyone in particular, I've just seen way too many variations on this meme.
photo by Vanessa Heins
The Slideshow Effect, the new album from epically-Canadian (probably) blogwavers MEMORYHOUSE -- whose title is a reference to how much slideshow galleries on websites make me want to [x] the fuck out of there and smash the first person I see in the tits -- comes out today on Sub Pop.
Remember last week when the session drummer from Jack Black and Juliette Lewis' TV bands went on the Grammys and said all that racist shit against DJs right before performing with Deadmaus5? Awkward. A couple days ago he put out a pretty funny, lengthy, and charming apology, in which he said, in part “I don't know how to do what Skrillex does (though I fucking love it) but I do know that the reason he is so loved is because he sounds like Skrillex, and that's badass.
Being a (lazy) journalist can be fun sometimes, especially when you and your writer buddies get the same press releases at the same time on a slow news day. About a half hour ago, I was mad busy thinking about tonight's Devils/Bruins game at the Garden and wasting time listening to mid-'90s NYC art-punks Stiffs Inc.