Ice Cube went on Sesame Street. The end.
Ice Cube went on Sesame Street. The end.

30 October 2014

Times have changed, big time, for one-time gangsta rap man Ice Cube since he first 'came on the scene' back in 1984. Yes,...

Harry Potter can rap
Harry Potter can rap

29 October 2014

The number of child stars who manage to go on to become legitimate actors post-puberty is not a large one, percentages-wise (just ask...

You can buy Sia's breath in a jar, if you want
You can buy Sia's breath in a jar, if you want

28 October 2014

Sia released her single 'Breathe Me' ten years ago this year, and it's taken all of that time for someone to come up...

"Hey kids, where's your musical movement", asks Roger Daltrey

27 October 2014

And in the 'old popstar bemoans new pop music' slot today, it's Mr Roger Daltrey. Modern artists lack "angst and purpose", see? Perhaps...

CMU Beef Of The Week #228: Mike Read v Mike Read
CMU Beef Of The Week #228: Mike Read v Mike Read

24 October 2014

So, one time Radio 1 deejay Mike Read knows a thing or two about getting angry about pop songs. His boycott of Frankie...

Taylor Swift makes fans pay for white noise
Taylor Swift makes fans pay for white noise

23 October 2014

In phase II of Taylor Swift's deeply evil and slightly deranged experiment testing her fans' ability to stay loyal to all-things T-Swizzy, in...

Serge Kasabian wants more carnage
Serge Kasabian wants more carnage

22 October 2014

Hey bands, stop being all laid back and clued up and sensible will you, let's cause some proper "carnage", yeah? Because Kasabian's Serge...

Brian Harvey, David Cameron and the ringbinder of revelations
Brian Harvey, David Cameron and the ringbinder of revelations

21 October 2014

Brian Harvey off of East 17 was down Downing Street way yesterday, holding a giant white ringbinder he apparently said contained "evidence" which...

Mike Read denies pro-UKIP song is
Mike Read denies pro-UKIP song is "racist"

21 October 2014

Now people, this is really important, so please take a moment out of your busy schedule and listen very carefully. Will you all...

Ya, ya, ya, South Park releases Lorde parody as free download
Ya, ya, ya, South Park releases Lorde parody as free download

20 October 2014

Right, so there was this thing on a recent episode of South Park where Stan's dad Randy turned out to be Lorde. It's...

CMU Beef Of The Week #227: Taylor Swift v The UK
CMU Beef Of The Week #227: Taylor Swift v The UK

17 October 2014

Taylor Swift released a new song this week exclusively on iTunes. Yay! So far reaching is the world's love for Swift now, that...

Slipknot camel shit stink fest hits a snag
Slipknot camel shit stink fest hits a snag

16 October 2014

Slipknot's plan to make the site of their upcoming Knotfest festival in California stink of camel excrement has hit a snag. Local authorities...

Mastodon ensure twerking debate continues by launching twerking competition
Mastodon ensure twerking debate continues by launching twerking competition

15 October 2014

A couple of weeks ago, Mastodon were defending the video for their new single, 'The Motherload', from claims that it might have been...

Ariel Pink writing songs for Madonna (which she may or may not now want)
Ariel Pink writing songs for Madonna (which she may or may not now want)

14 October 2014

Ariel Pink is 'working with' Madonna, in that he was apparently asked to write some songs for her new album, which has been...

Neil Young rules out Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young reunion
Neil Young rules out Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young reunion

13 October 2014

Neil Young will never tour as part of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young ever, ever, ever again. Just in case you were wondering. At...

CMU Beef Of The Week #226: Beyonce v Journalism
CMU Beef Of The Week #226: Beyonce v Journalism

10 October 2014

We've become accustomed to news of media organisations going out of business in recent years. Magazines find themselves unable to convince enough people to...

"Fuck Harvest"? Fuck it, let's fuckin sell that fucker

9 October 2014

In possibly my favourite label-led venture of the year, Universal imprint Harvest has started selling "Fuck Harvest" t-shirts in its online store, after...

Hilarious headline along the lines of 'God Only Knows this isn't A Perfect Day'
Hilarious headline along the lines of 'God Only Knows this isn't A Perfect Day'

8 October 2014

Remember that time the BBC got together a big fat bunch of marvellous music stars (and Elton John) and had them cover Lou...

Prof Green responds to Fresher slap -
Prof Green responds to Fresher slap - "as you were"

7 October 2014

Professor Green has responded to (well, tweeted about) the news that he slapped a fan during a recent Freshers' Week gig in Durham....

50 Cent only wants to help you, Roland
50 Cent only wants to help you, Roland

6 October 2014

That guy who made a couple of cool songs and picked a couple of good roles in film and television, Curtis '50 Cent'...

CMU Beef Of The Week #225: Steve Aoki v Wunderground
CMU Beef Of The Week #225: Steve Aoki v Wunderground

3 October 2014

This week a new parody right entered into UK copyright law. It's an ambiguous piece of legislation that allows you to use copyright...

Slipknot festival to stink of camel shit
Slipknot festival to stink of camel shit

2 October 2014

Smells can bring back memories of a specific time and place. Which is why Slipknot have decided to ensure that their upcoming Knotfest...

Toronto mayoral candidates involved in fucked up debate
Toronto mayoral candidates involved in fucked up debate

1 October 2014

Candidates for the Toronto mayoral election all took part in a debate earlier this week, hosted by Fucked Up frontman Damian Abraham. The...

Michael Jackson's Thriller video coming back from the dead... in 3D!
Michael Jackson's Thriller video coming back from the dead... in 3D!

30 September 2014

Director John Landis is working on a 3D version of Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' video. No, don't worry, he's not planning to dig the...

Beyonce not about to start giving out her music for free
Beyonce not about to start giving out her music for free

29 September 2014

Beyonce may have surprised fans with the previously unannounced release of her new album on iTunes last year, but there is a key...

CMU Beef Of The Week #224: Brody Dalle v Jennifer Lopez & Iggy Azalea
CMU Beef Of The Week #224: Brody Dalle v Jennifer Lopez & Iggy Azalea

26 September 2014

It's a good thing that we're still talking about the problem of sexism and misogyny in music. Definitely. Though it's a bit depressing...

Britney launches lingerie collection
Britney launches lingerie collection

25 September 2014

Britney Spears has announced a new range of affordable lingerie. Britney's Budget Bras would be the obvious name to give the collection, but...

I see dead people (singing with Barry Manilow)
I see dead people (singing with Barry Manilow)

24 September 2014

Who would be your ideal dinner party guests, alive or dead? Actually, forget alive, just name the dead ones. And why does this...

Paul McCartney's Meat Free Monday pledges to be presented to the UN today
Paul McCartney's Meat Free Monday pledges to be presented to the UN today

23 September 2014

Paul McCartney has called on the public to join him in supporting the Meat Free Mondays campaign, ahead of today's UN Climate Summit...

Nadine Coyle still in Girls Aloud, even if no one else is
Nadine Coyle still in Girls Aloud, even if no one else is

22 September 2014

In a strange twist of fate/paperwork, Nadine Coyle has said that Girls Aloud haven't technically split yet, since at the time of their...

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