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Friday, September 11, 2015

This Week: Billy Corgan Likes Donald Trump, Liam Payne is Down With the Gayness, and Rita Ora is Clickbait

Posted By on Fri, Sep 11, 2015 at 10:44 AM

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Everyone's gone next-level this week. Whether its FKA Twigs incorporating a dance routine into a radio show, Motorhead taking their song "Vibrator" to a literal level, or REM's Mike Mills tweeting private quotes from Michael Stipe, no one's keeping it in this week. Least of all, Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake ignoring their skin tone to cover some rap classics as stiffly as possible.


Here are your quotes of the week:

"One of the songs on our debut album was called "Vibrator" so we had to have our own one day, right? Apparently, it was worth the wait!"
Be still, vaginas everywhere: Motorhead has released a line of sex toys. (NME)

“I actually find it funny that being gay is still something that’s talked about as though it’s not natural. I mean, I don’t go around saying, ‘Oh, this guy is gay.’ I don’t make a big deal about it. I will just say, ‘This is my mate.’ My mates are my mates, regardless of their sexuality.”
One Direction’s Liam Payne doesn’t discriminate against his friends, based on who they're humping. Hurray! (Billboard)


In case you were wondering why Sia makes so much money writing songs for other people… Here’s FKA Twigs covering “Elastic Heart” like it was her own. (BBC Radio One):

“I was too embarrassed to tell anyone I wanted to make a movie. And then last year after I made the “Chandelier” video, I realized that I was pretty good at directing, so I felt a little bit braver."
Sia’s making movies now as well, so let’s just expect her to be awesome at that too. (The Hollywood Reporter)

“If you’re really tuned in, you can just feel people heaping their emotions onto you, in the moment, and vice versa. You’re holding on for dear life and you have nothing and everything to lose.”
The always-magnificent Saint Vincent shares her feelings about performing live. (Rolling Stone)

“North West peed on Kanye at the Vogue shoot.”
Rita Ora doing the (pretty funny) “Clickbait Song” for Jimmy Kimmel Live:

“It happens all the time. It happens every day. He was out of his mind on heroin. I remember seeing him those last days and he was loaded. And so he wasn't thinking clearly when he did that.”
Ex-Nirvana bassist Kris Novoselic on Kurt Cobain’s suicide. (SPIN)

“Go fuck yourselves, the lot of you — you sad, attention grabbing, power-hungry little men. Do not use our music or my voice for your moronic charade of a campaign. — Michael Stipe”
REM’s Mike Mills backing up a statement made on the band’s Facebook page, concerning REM songs being used by Donald Trump in his Presidential campaign. (Twitter

“I’m not saying I agree politically, but I think what’s cool is Trump’s running chaos theory. He’s forcing a lot of things out into the open, so they can’t control this, whatever that control is. It’s like the music business, everybody gets controlled, and somebody comes along that fucks it all up. So I think it’s good that he’s fucking it up.”
Weep, grunge people, because Billy Corgan = Okay with Donald Trump. (Alternative Nation)

And finally, here’s two (admittedly entertaining) white guys doing classic rap for other white people. (The Tonight Show):

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