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Five MORE Albums I'm Really Excited For

By ContributorApril 30, 2012
Yes, Sparklers, there's music out there that's actually worth listening to (as opposed to Justin Beiber's latest hit.) I did a post on five albums that I was really excited for back in January, and most of those albums turned out... More  →
Five MORE Albums I'm Really Excited For

Dudes, Do NOT Dedicate These Love Songs to Your Crush

By Melissa AlbertApril 30, 2012
A guy with a guitar thinks he can get away with saying anything. But just because you put a back-beat to it, doesn't mean it's what a girl wants to hear. We will run away laughing (or, in one case, crying) from any guy who... More  →
Dudes, Do NOT Dedicate These Love Songs to Your Crush

5 Geeky/Wacky/Adorable Music Videos You Need To See Right Now

By Brandon SpecktorApril 27, 2012
As of next week, 2012 is officially 1/4 over. We know! We're already starting to miss it, too. So in honor of our vanishing time on this planet, we went to a happy place called YouTube to remind ourselves of all the great music videos that've massaged... More  →
5 Geeky/Wacky/Adorable Music Videos You Need To See Right Now

The Big Fat Lebanese Playlist

By Jennifer GrudzieckiApril 27, 2012
bookweirm sent in this wonderful playlist of Lebanese music. Get ready for a trip around the world! -- Sparkitors Hey Sparkle-glutei-maximi. Get your translators out; this requires some intense explanation! I present to you the romantic, the danceable, and the songs-with-video clips-that-are-actually-movies-that-I-dunno-what-to-call. Translations suck because... More  →
The Big Fat Lebanese Playlist

Ear Plug: A New MindHut Series!

By Michael VerityApril 27, 2012
We get a solid three dozen emails a day from music hacks, flacks, and spinsters, pitching us the latest news on the next big thing. Not everybody makes the grade (nobody needs to hear a singer who combines the bombastic rhythms of Nicki Minaj with... More  →
Ear Plug: A New MindHut Series!

Five Songs For National Physics Day Caroling

By Michael VerityApril 26, 2012
The sun is shining, the birds are singing, the pollen is falling from the trees, throttling you like pellets of hale. Yes, it’s springtime, which can mean only one thing, for certain. It’s time to dust off that antique superconductor Dad brought home as... More  →
Five Songs For National Physics Day Caroling

Do You Secretly Love "Boyfriend"?

By EmmaApril 25, 2012
Yeah, yeah, we know: you hate Justin Bieber with the passion of a thousand fiery suns, etc. etc.. But don't you kind of love "Boyfriend"? OK, so Bieber's rapping could use some work, but at least it's romantic, in a totally nonsensical way ("Imma make you shine... More  →
Do You Secretly Love "Boyfriend"?

6 Questions About One Direction

By EmmaApril 18, 2012
1. Ummmmmmmm who are they, exactly? 2. Who's the cutest? 3. How do you pronounce "Niall"? 4. Obviously you will be purchasing the dolls, but what will you make them say to each other? 5. Do you think the sparklers in this video are a... More  →
6 Questions About One Direction

The End is Where We Begin: Thousand Foot Krutch's New Album!

By ContributorApril 17, 2012
So I've been hyping The End Is Where We Begin by Thousand Foot Krutch for a while, and April 17th has finally rolled around. TFK's groovy brand of hard rock returns with a freakin' VENGEANCE on their latest release, which the band has called "the... More  →
The End is Where We Begin: Thousand Foot Krutch's New Album!

Metalhead's Top 5 Music Videos

By ContributorApril 12, 2012
Music is pretty awesome. And as you can tell from my post history, I love good songs. Sometimes, good songs have even better videos—here are 5 of my favorites. Vampire Weekend: Cousins This video is a bit unusual, but it's... More  →
Metalhead's Top 5 Music Videos