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Music, All Shook Down Happy 90th Birthday, Tony Bennett!

Happy 90th Birthday, Tony Bennett!

Today, Tony Bennett, the man behind the 1962 track "I Left My Heart in San Francisco" — whom we also wrote extensively about in last week's cover story — turns 90. Even if you're not a San Francisco native, surely…
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Music, All Shook Down Morning Music News: Noise Pop Adds to Their Lineup, Oscar Nominees, Donald Trump Theme Song, and More

Morning Music News: Noise Pop Adds to Their Lineup, Oscar Nominees, Donald Trump Theme Song, and More

The 10-day, 24th annual Noise Pop Music Festival just announced a handful of new acts to their lineup. The festival, which starts on Feb. 19 and runs until Feb. 28, will now feature sets by: Michigan producer, Sango; Bay…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Local Director Jason Zada on <i>The Forest</i>'s Pull

Local Director Jason Zada on The Forest's Pull

In The Forest, Natalie Dormer (Game of Thrones, Mockingjay) plays twins who are drawn to Japan's Aokigahara Forest, a popular suicide setting, for very different reasons. Aspiring feature film director and Bay Area local Jason Zada, known till now for…
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Music, All Shook Down This Week: Gaga's Boy's Club, Miley's Baby Suit & Cranston's Bling

This Week: Gaga's Boy's Club, Miley's Baby Suit & Cranston's Bling

Usually, we give you an intelligent introduction to our end-of-week quotes blog. But this week... well... JESUS... Miley Cyrus dressed up like a baby and sang about grown-up relationship problems while doing so, and we're so freaked out, it's…
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Music, All Shook Down This Week: Drake Wants Adele's Laundry, Adele Wants CDs and Lady Gaga Wants Terror

This Week: Drake Wants Adele's Laundry, Adele Wants CDs and Lady Gaga Wants Terror

This week, we've got some good sex (thanks, Peaches), some bad sex (sorry, Morrissey), some psychological masochism (for Lady Gaga) and some bad news for digital music (okay, Adele, Thom Yorke). Also, a ton of middle-aged white people just got…
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Music, All Shook Down This Week: Travis Barker Confesses, TI Fucks Up, and Taylor Swift's Lady Obsession

This Week: Travis Barker Confesses, TI Fucks Up, and Taylor Swift's Lady Obsession

How can we sum up this week? Let's just say it wasn't stellar for hip-hop artists talking about women, and that Lady Gaga and Travis Barker have very different ideas about waste receptacles. We'll let the quotes of the week…
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Music, All Shook Down This Week: Gaga's Hoo-Ha, Britney's Toe, and Billy Joel's New Dancers

This Week: Gaga's Hoo-Ha, Britney's Toe, and Billy Joel's New Dancers

It's mostly about the ladies this week. There's Britney Spears who wants men to suck an unexpected body part of hers, and Jackie Fuchs who leapt to the defense of rape survivors everywhere after Chrissie Hynde said a bunch of…
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Music, All Shook Down Musicians React to Marriage Equality on Social Media

Musicians React to Marriage Equality on Social Media

Let's face it, Friday's landmark ruling on marriage from the Supreme Court was the most-perfectly timed way to kick Pride weekend up ten levels we'd never imagined. It was also, of course, a major cause to celebrate, a long-awaited relief,…
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Music, All Shook Down This Week: Taylor Swift vs. Apple Music, Diddy vs. Sports Teachers, and Kanye vs. Termites

This Week: Taylor Swift vs. Apple Music, Diddy vs. Sports Teachers, and Kanye vs. Termites

This week was just full of surprises... Taylor Swift managed what all manner of smaller artists couldn't, and prompted Apple to reverse its policy of not paying any musicians for the first three months of its new streaming service. (Swift…
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Music, All Shook Down 10 Musician Fragrance Commercials That Make One Direction's Seem Totally Fine

10 Musician Fragrance Commercials That Make One Direction's Seem Totally Fine

It's alright, everybody. You can calm down and lay back inside the scent of manufactured-boy-band masculinity now, because the cheeky tykes of One Direction have a new fragrance out. A fragrance the band is choosing to advertise with this little…
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Music, All Shook Down This Week: Lady Gaga in Disguise, Dave Grohl in a Cast, and Courtney Love on the Defensive

This Week: Lady Gaga in Disguise, Dave Grohl in a Cast, and Courtney Love on the Defensive

This week has played out a bit like an action-drama movie. On the action side, we've got Justin Bieber doing parkour, Dave Grohl receiving medical treatment onstage, and a boyband dude setting his own face on fire. Bringing the drama…
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Music, All Shook Down This Week: Kanye's Boring, Iggy's Disappointed, and Ed Sheeran's a Hobbit

This Week: Kanye's Boring, Iggy's Disappointed, and Ed Sheeran's a Hobbit

If the quotes are anything to go by, this week has been defined by rage, disappointment, loss, boredom, and abject misery. We've got very justifiable anger and frustration from Ariana Grande and Lady Gaga, rants from Corey Slipknot and Buzz…
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Music, All Shook Down Musicians Respond to Caitlyn Jenner's Big<i> Vanity Fair</i> Reveal

Musicians Respond to Caitlyn Jenner's Big Vanity Fair Reveal

If you left the house yesterday — or looked at the internet for longer than three minutes, or had the television on for five, or spoke to another human at all — then you will have already seen Caitlyn Jenner…
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Music, All Shook Down Tony Bennett Shines at Concord Pavilion with Lady Gaga

Tony Bennett Shines at Concord Pavilion with Lady Gaga

Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga Tony Bennett Quartet Brian Newman Quintet May 28, 2015 Concord Pavilion Better Than: Smooching with Madonna on SNL, although locking lips with Lady Gaga’s pal, Tony Bennett, would win the blue ribbon of love. Lady…
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Music, All Shook Down This Week: Stephen Hawking Says There's a Universe Where Zayn Is Still in One Direction

This Week: Stephen Hawking Says There's a Universe Where Zayn Is Still in One Direction

It's a war between old-school and new-tech this week. Whether it's Roger Waters complaining that musicians don't get paid anymore, Stephen Hawking engaging in popular culture to a degree that's uncomfortable for all of us, or Miley Cyrus and Zoe…
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Music, All Shook Down Five Singers Who Don't Have Time For Your Body-Shaming Crap

Five Singers Who Don't Have Time For Your Body-Shaming Crap

Are you famous? Are you in possession of a vagina? And also a face that you sometimes put food in? If you answered a sadly resigned "Yes" to all of those questions, then there is a high likelihood that gossip…
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Music, All Shook Down Christina Does Britney, Gaga Does American Horror Story, Madonna Does Superhuman

Christina Does Britney, Gaga Does American Horror Story, Madonna Does Superhuman

“High five. You had to go up. And that’s the upper, upper echelon. I’m not even a hater. I give you a slap on the back, booty, everything. Do your thing! Good game!” Chris Brown is remarkably enthusiastic about…
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Music, All Shook Down Lady Gaga's Performance at the Academy Awards Made Us Weep — For All The Wrong Reasons

Lady Gaga's Performance at the Academy Awards Made Us Weep — For All The Wrong Reasons

Remember when Lady Gaga was a dirty temptress, rolling around, all oily and raunchy, in good shades and hot bikinis, like a feral club kid who somehow snuck into the pop mainstream when no one was looking? We do.…
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Music, All Shook Down Madonna Bashes <i>50 Shades,</i> Kim Gordon Slams Lana Del Rey, and Vanilla Ice Lands a Pool Heater

Madonna Bashes 50 Shades, Kim Gordon Slams Lana Del Rey, and Vanilla Ice Lands a Pool Heater

“It's not very sexy, maybe for someone who has never had sex before. I kept waiting for something exciting and crazy to happen in that red room thing, and I was like, ‘Hmm, a lot of spanking.’ I also…
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Music, All Shook Down 5 Christmas Songs For Deviants

5 Christmas Songs For Deviants

If you're the type of person who cringes every time you hear the gentle waft of Michael Buble's Christmas; the kind of human who wants to put your face through a stained glass window every time you catch a…
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