By Rebecca Frank. We love passing new music videos around the OurStage office, and now we’re going to be sharing our finds with you. In honor of Halloween, this week’s videos are all about zombies, murder, and everything evil. Enjoy!
Evanescence – “Going Under”
What would you do if you were playing a show, and everyone around you started turning into demons…even your bandmates?!
The folks behind the Punk Goes Pop series really know how to make a good thing last. Since its release back in November, the series has pushed teasers, music videos, and lyric videos from some of the album’s artists such as Craig Owens, We Came as Romans and now, Breathe Carolina, with the release of a new lyric video for their Michael Jackson cover, Billie Jean.
The truth is, it’s a bold move covering such an iconic figure, but Breathe Carolina seem more than comfortable in this element, adding their own twist and style to the track without taking away from the brilliance of the original.
Check out the lyric video after the jump.
We love passing new music videos around the OurStage office, and now we’re going to be sharing our finds with you. In honor of Halloween, this week’s videos are all about zombies, murder and everything evil. Enjoy!
Evanescence – “Going Under”
What would you do if you were playing a show, and everyone around you started turning into demons…even your bandmates?! (more…)
If there were anything to make you want to go back to college again “ besides the socially acceptable binge drinking, sleeping until noon, and wearing sweatpants to dinner “ it would probably be taking a class with ?uestlove. Yes, that’s right. This spring, The Roots drummer will be teaching a two credit class on classic albums at the Clive Davis Institue for Recorded Music at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. The course’s tentative syllabus involves the analysis of time“tested albums such as Led Zeppelin IV and Michael Jackson’s Off The Wall in order to understand the many factors that go into making those select albums designated classics. Billboard reports that ?uestlove will be co“teaching the course in conjunction with Harry Weinger, the vice president of A&R at Universal Music Enterprises.
The first thing you have to know about TAMPPA is that he loves his hood. Born and raised in Brooklyn, the rapper considers the borough his muse. On Brownsville Grind, a nod to one of Brooklyn’s public housing projects, TAMPPA paints a picture of his hustle. The track is a soulful, brassy, hip-hop hot cooker with an intro by none other than Ludacris. TAMPPA’s got connections”his cousin is Anthony Cruz, a.k.a. the rapper and frequent Nas collaborator, AZ. As you can hear, talent runs in the family. TAMPPA’s tracks are filled with lyrical smart bombs. On Gotta Be More he talks about rising above his situation and chasing the dream, rapping, Like the late, great Michael, I gotta go thrill ˜em. By Fix Your Face he’s arrived. Over rattling textures and a fat bass line he proclaims, We are kings, and ghetto legends. All hail the next great MC of Kings County.
Bonus update. Tamppa has a personal message about his latest collaboration: