CMU Beef Of The Week #244: Madonna v Gravity
CMU Beef Of The Week #244: Madonna v Gravity

27 February 2015

It's a long-stranding controversy within scientific circles, of course. You might remember that conference on the issue at MIT back in 2006, though...

Noel Gallagher's got Ed Sheeran's back
Noel Gallagher's got Ed Sheeran's back

26 February 2015

You know how that Noel Gallagher once said a few words against Ed Sheeran. Well, he'd like you all to know that he'll...

New Blur album to stop gigs
New Blur album to stop gigs "getting tedious"

25 February 2015

"So why the new Blur album?" you've all been pondering and wondering and musing and speculating and gossiping and shouting and scrawling on...

Kanye hears Beck's album:
Kanye hears Beck's album: "This is kind of good"

24 February 2015

So this is no good at all. It transpires that Kanye West might now have heard Beck's artless Grammy Award winning album 'Morning...

Royal Blood turned down Band Aid because they couldn't get the 'Bono line'
Royal Blood turned down Band Aid because they couldn't get the 'Bono line'

23 February 2015

Royal Blood have claimed that they turned down an invite to appear on last year's Band Aid bash because their demand that they...

CMU Beef Of The Week #243: Jack White v Student Journalism
CMU Beef Of The Week #243: Jack White v Student Journalism

20 February 2015

Jack White loves guacamole and hates bananas, ha ha ha ha ha. Ha. Haaaaa. Those were the facts we learned last month when...

Some eggs were thrown at Justin Bieber for a thing
Some eggs were thrown at Justin Bieber for a thing

19 February 2015

Justin Bieber has been pelted with eggs. As if he was his neighbour's house or something. Though don't worry, his neighbours house hasn't...

Calvin Harris wears pants
Calvin Harris wears pants

18 February 2015

Now, you might think big-time EDM is here to stay, but I hear eight year olds aren't digging the beeps, so that whole...

Crucified Pete Doherty to appear in London church
Crucified Pete Doherty to appear in London church

17 February 2015

A lifesize sculpture of Pete Doherty being crucified is to go on display in London's St Marylebone Parish Church, just as it goes...

Meghan Trainor reveals
Meghan Trainor reveals "lifelong fear"

16 February 2015

Meghan Trainor has a "lifelong fear" of 'camel toe'. Bad luck to those who had anything else in the sweepstake. I had clowns. "I...

CMU Beef Of The Week #242: Katy Perry v (a) Left Shark (statue)
CMU Beef Of The Week #242: Katy Perry v (a) Left Shark (statue)

13 February 2015

So, you were thinking this week's Beef Of The Week would be Kanye v Beck, weren't you? You probably told all your friends...

Miley Cyrus out of porn festival, Azealia Banks in Playboy magazine
Miley Cyrus out of porn festival, Azealia Banks in Playboy magazine

12 February 2015

Bad news for everyone who'd already bought their tickets, that short film starring Miley Cyrus has been pulled from the schedule of the...

Miley Cyrus short film to screen at porn festival
Miley Cyrus short film to screen at porn festival

11 February 2015

Miley Cyrus will star in a short film set to be screened at the NYC Porn Film Festival later this month. It's not...

Kanye, Beck and Shirley Manson comment on Kanye's 'artistry' rant
Kanye, Beck and Shirley Manson comment on Kanye's 'artistry' rant

10 February 2015

Awards ceremonies are super boring, so thank heavens for Kanye West to ensure that something vaguely interesting might happen during one occasionally. His...

Slipknot's masks aren't gimmick, says Corey Taylor. Even though they are.
Slipknot's masks aren't gimmick, says Corey Taylor. Even though they are.

9 February 2015

Slipknot's famous masks are a gimmick. Clearly so. Not necessarily a bad gimmick, but a gimmick nonetheless. It's like all those other publications...

CMU Beef Of The Week #241: Morrissey v Iceland
CMU Beef Of The Week #241: Morrissey v Iceland

6 February 2015

This week, Morrissey announced that he was cancelling a show in Iceland because the venue had refused to serve only vegetarian food. This...

Andrew Weatherall's beard for sale on eBay
Andrew Weatherall's beard for sale on eBay

5 February 2015

Have you ever looked at Andrew Weatherall's beard and thought, 'Cor! I'd like to have that'? Of course you have. We all have....

Vinyl shoppers are all shallow narcissists, says Neil Young. Sort of.
Vinyl shoppers are all shallow narcissists, says Neil Young. Sort of.

4 February 2015

Neil Young has dismissed the negligible yet widely reported 'vinyl revival' as nothing more than a "fashion statement", saying that many of the...

Bez to stage anti-fracking bed-in
Bez to stage anti-fracking bed-in

3 February 2015

One time Happy Mondays' dancer and now political man of the people Bez will stage a week-long bed-in in London later this month...

Katy Perry Super Bowl shindig results in 1000% Missy Elliot download boost
Katy Perry Super Bowl shindig results in 1000% Missy Elliot download boost

3 February 2015

So, Katy Perry sang some songs during a football game this weekend, did you notice? There were dancing sharks and dancing non-sharks, and a...

Wes Borland prepares for cruise ship festival trip by insulting all fellow passengers
Wes Borland prepares for cruise ship festival trip by insulting all fellow passengers

2 February 2015

The Shiprocked ocean cruise festival sets sail today from Miami on its way to the Bahamas. Sounds delightful, no? Not if you're Wes...

CMU Beef Of The Week #240: Blink 182 v Blink 182
CMU Beef Of The Week #240: Blink 182 v Blink 182

30 January 2015

Prior to this week, if you had any interest in Blink 182 (which I realise is possibly an oxymoron), you would have been...

Kenny G invented the Frappucino
Kenny G invented the Frappucino

29 January 2015

Kenny G is responsible for a lot of things. All of them bad. This apparently now includes the Frappucino, which he reckons Starbucks...

Brian Harvey Radio 1 remarks
Brian Harvey Radio 1 remarks "absurd and offensive", say BBC

28 January 2015

To be fair, they'd probably rather not have been asked to comment at all, but comment they have at the NME's request, and...

Meow The Jewels is not only happening, but will feature Lil Bub
Meow The Jewels is not only happening, but will feature Lil Bub

27 January 2015

Back in the mists of time (aka last October), CMU Artists Of The Year Run The Jewels bowed to the demands of a...

Brian Harvey releases song about the time he ran himself over with his own car
Brian Harvey releases song about the time he ran himself over with his own car

26 January 2015

Brian Harvey's new YouTube channel has been a veritable treasure trove of intriguing videos so far, with the smashing of his platinum discs,...

CMU Beef Of The Week #239: James Blunt v Chris Bryant
CMU Beef Of The Week #239: James Blunt v Chris Bryant

23 January 2015

Chris Bryant MP is a "classist gimp", while singer-songwriter James Blunt is a bit "precious" about his position in the music industry. These...

Race to find record producer Kim Fowley's body for Girls & Corpses photoshoot
Race to find record producer Kim Fowley's body for Girls & Corpses photoshoot

22 January 2015

I think if there's any argument to be had for not allowing the government to further snoop on our online activity, it's my...

Taylor Swift not dating 1975 man, says he
Taylor Swift not dating 1975 man, says he

21 January 2015

Matt Healy off of The 1975 would like you all to know that rumours he is dating Taylor Swift are "all fake". Not...

"Precious" James Blunt and "classist gimp" Chris Bryant MP 'debate' diversity in the arts

20 January 2015

James Blunt yesterday extended his popular Twitter jabs at detractors to a full letter length in a response to comments made by shadow...

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