Entries Tagged as 'sellout'

Walmart *hearts* Jim O’Rourke?

December 6th, 2010 · 1 Comment

If you went back in time to any college radio station in the US in the mid ’90s and said “Walmart is going to use a Jim O’Rourke track in a commercial” I dare say you would have been laughed at. Not sure who’s laughing now. Is there anyone who hasn’t had their music used […]

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Gary Numan shills for car batteries..but in a cool way

July 14th, 2010 · Comments Off on Gary Numan shills for car batteries..but in a cool way

Analog synth-God Gary Numan plays his lone hit single, “Cars”, on two dozen cars powered by one DieHard car battery. It’s a clever spectacle. Points to DieHard for having the balls and open-mindedness to enlist an underground luminary like Numan, who will very likely go unrecognized by the masses, save for music nerds and elder […]

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Commercial – Architecture in Helsinki – T Mobile

December 2nd, 2009 · Comments Off on Commercial – Architecture in Helsinki – T Mobile

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Victoria’s Secret – Make The Girl Dance

December 1st, 2009 · Comments Off on Victoria’s Secret – Make The Girl Dance

Not particularly new, but currently being used in a Victoria’s Secret commercial.

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No!!!!!! Vampire Weekend sell “A-punk” to HP

October 17th, 2009 · 1 Comment

(sarcasm intended)

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Sonic Youth on Gossip Girl: Ugh

October 13th, 2009 · 5 Comments

So, The Sonic Youths were on Gossip Girl last night. It was so weird and uncomfortable. Worlds colliding and all that. And Kim Gordon officiated Rufus and Lily’s wedding? It made me cringe in places I don’t even understand. And an acoustic version of “Star Power” is not what the doctor ordered. I know Kim […]

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Kurt Cobain Guitar Hero fiasco

September 10th, 2009 · Comments Off on Kurt Cobain Guitar Hero fiasco

Wow. This is so bad I don’t even know what to say. Everett True does, though. And he did rather succinctly. Courtney Love did not take kindly to his further disgust on Twitter. Gold and hilarity both ensue. Oh, and I just got an email from Nasty Little Man owner, Steve Martin: “Activision is responding […]

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