Archive for November, 2010

T.I. Talks About Addiction To Pain Killers!

How did you get a drug habit?

I had a lot of work done to my teeth. Oral surgery, extractions, six, seven, eight root canals. Between January to February. As soon as I got out, I had a lot of stuff done. In the joint, you eat shit that is unhealthy for you. I had fillings that fell out and stuff that had to get dealt with. Of course for the pain they gave me oxycontin and hydrocodone. And, mind you, on October 13, 2007, I had cut off everything―weed, alcohol. Then I get these pills and I start taking them for the pain at first. And then I’m like, Wait―this shit makes me feel good. And it’s legal. After the pain went away, I kept taking it. I had like five, six prescriptions. So I had, like 80 pills. Everybody else might have a drink or smoke a blunt, I took a pain pill. Times when I had 18-, 20-hour days, I’d take a pain pill. And eventually I developed―I guess―the beginning stages of dependence. Full Story at Billboard

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Arcade Fire & Spike Jonze Mix Childhood & Violence in “Suburbs” New Video

Arcade Fire have reunited with visionary director Spike Jonze for production of their new music video ‘The Suburbs.’ The clip accompanies the band’s forthcoming single, which is scheduled for release on Dec. 20.

Arcade Fire famously let Jonze use a new version of their hit song ‘Wake Up’ for the trailer of the 2009 movie ‘Where the Wild Things Are,’ and his treatment of ‘The Suburbs’ has maintained a similarly theatrical motif. The video was conceived as a “short film,” as Jonze described it to MTV in Apri.

True to the vision, the video opens with a group of kids innocuously riding bikes and playing with BB guns in a cookie-cutter suburb. As the song progresses, reality begins to creep into the fenced community as national guardsmen raid homes and interrogate the children. The clip features a quintessential Jonze ending, leaving the viewer feeling lukewarm and introspective. Full Story at Spinner

Beatles Catalog Now Available On Itune?

The smart money on tomorrow’s mysterious iTunes announcement is that Apple will finally be adding the Beatles catalog to the digital music store.

That’s not fully confirmed, but after a day of phone calls, e-mails and cryptic messages, Billboard.biz is sticking its neck out and saying this is what we’re going to hear tomorrow.

It wouldn’t be the first time that Apple was “on the verge” of announcing a Beatles deal. For years, every music-related announcement coming from Apple carried a hint of maybe “today’s the day.” But this time it’s very likely that it’ll be the case tomorrow morning. Full Story at Billboard

New SSL Nucleus Control Surface/Audio Interface – AES 2010

Kings of Leon Headline 2011 Isle Of Wight Festival!

Kevin Mazur, WireImage Kings of Leon have ignited discussion on who will headline the 2011 festivals after they were revealed as one of the headliners of this next year’s Isle Of Wight festival.

They will play the festival on the Friday, June 10 — the opening night of the three day shindig, reports Gigwise.

The quartet has already announced a number of massive outdoor UK dates for next year, including shows at London’s Hyde Park, Murrayfield Stadium in Edinburgh and Coventry’s Ricoh Arena.

But seemingly these gargantuan summer shows aren’t quite enough for Kings of Leon who will play the opening night headline slot that Jay-Z occupied at the festival this summer.

Promoter John Giddings said, “We are proud to bring one of the world’s biggest rock bands to the island on our 10th anniversary. It is an incredible way to start the weekend, I can’t wait.” Full Story at Spinner

Keenan Cahill feat. 50 Cent “Down On Me” from Chelsea Lately!

New Telefunken CU 29 Copperhead!