CMU Beef Of The Week #224: Miley v Mexico
CMU Beef Of The Week #224: Miley v Mexico

19 September 2014

Miley Cyrus has angered Mexico. Why? Well, apparently some people in the country thought that having two dancers spank her with the country's...

Peter Hook not happy as @joydivision goes live without him being told
Peter Hook not happy as @joydivision goes live without him being told

18 September 2014

Peter Hook is pissed off with his former New Order bandmates. Which is a sentence we could probably run in pretty much any...

Ariana Grande hopes you all fucking die
Ariana Grande hopes you all fucking die

18 September 2014

RED ALERT. Pop's fave new big-voiced and bigger-haired pageant-baby-alike Ariana Grande mightn't be as 'vanilla' as she seems. Amidst a violently-swirling typhoon of gossip...

Nadine Coyle doesn't even regret releasing her solo album through Tesco, if you must know
Nadine Coyle doesn't even regret releasing her solo album through Tesco, if you must know

17 September 2014

Former Girl Aloud Nadine Coyle is not at all embarrassed that she released her debut solo album in 2010, 'Insatiable', exclusively through Tesco...

You can now delete that free U2 album from iTunes, in the unlikely event that you weren't overjoyed to receive it
You can now delete that free U2 album from iTunes, in the unlikely event that you weren't overjoyed to receive it

16 September 2014

Hey, it turns out it wasn't only the retailers who were annoyed by U2's freebie album. No, some iPhone owners also weren't best...

Grimes bins songs because they
Grimes bins songs because they "sucked"

15 September 2014

Grimes has told the New York Times that she's scrapped all the initial recordings for her follow up to 2012 album 'Visions', declaring...

CMU Beef Of The Week #223: The Enemy's Tom Clarke v
CMU Beef Of The Week #223: The Enemy's Tom Clarke v "morons with little pens"

12 September 2014

So, this one starts out like the sort of amusing spat you'd expect to make the Beef Of The Week column, but then...

Non-Beliebers boo Bieber's boxers
Non-Beliebers boo Bieber's boxers

11 September 2014

Justin Bieber had a reeeeeaaaaaaaal stereotypical boy-teen reaction when he was widely, wildly booed at this week's States-based 'Fashion Rocks' event, which in...

Ryan Adams publishes infomercial with new record
Ryan Adams publishes infomercial with new record

10 September 2014

So Ryan Adams has got a new eponymous album out, and has issued this public information film to accompany it. Yep, it's a...

Cyrus displays her Dirty Hippie
Cyrus displays her Dirty Hippie

9 September 2014

The always inspirational Ms Miley Cyrus has made some artworks which she'll show off in a collection titled 'Dirty Hippie' because... I have...

Gotye not running for parliament. Spoilsport.
Gotye not running for parliament. Spoilsport.

8 September 2014

Hey remember the time it seemed like Gotye and his band The Basics were going to run for state parliament in Victoria, Australia,...

CMU Beef Of The Week #222: Deadmau5 v Disney
CMU Beef Of The Week #222: Deadmau5 v Disney

5 September 2014

So, you've likely already seen the news that Disney is going after Deadmau5 and his logo, opposing a trademark application he submitted in...

Madonna is definitely working with Apple on something (or possibly not)
Madonna is definitely working with Apple on something (or possibly not)

4 September 2014

Madonna is working with Apple, or so everyone seems to think. This news comes after someone noticed that if you say "unapologetic bitch"...

Gary Barlow apologises for offence caused by all that tax avoidance stuff
Gary Barlow apologises for offence caused by all that tax avoidance stuff

3 September 2014

Gary Barlow returned to Twitter last night, following a break from the social network since May this year. The songwriter explained that he'd...

New Radiohead material (well, very nearly) in updated app
New Radiohead material (well, very nearly) in updated app

2 September 2014

You remember that app-accompaniment to Radiohead's 2011 album 'The King Of Limbs' which came out earlier this year called 'Polyfauna'? No? Well, write...

David Lynch's Kanye West collaboration abandoned due to lack of ideas
David Lynch's Kanye West collaboration abandoned due to lack of ideas

1 September 2014

David Lynch has revealed that he was lined up to direct a video for 'Blood On The Leaves', from Kanye West's 2013 album...

CMU Beef Of The Week #221: B*Witched v Supergrass
CMU Beef Of The Week #221: B*Witched v Supergrass

29 August 2014

"Gotta let me in", sang B*Witched on their enduring 1998 hit 'C'est La Vie'. "Let the fun begin". This week it emerged that...

Kayne West claims his father was a paparazzo
Kayne West claims his father was a paparazzo

28 August 2014

More choice quotes from a deposition made by Kanye West earlier this year have emerged. The same one in which he claimed to...

Elvis coming back from the dead to sell stuff
Elvis coming back from the dead to sell stuff

27 August 2014

Hey, it's that thing you've all been waiting for - an official Elvis 'hologram' (more an optical illusion) available for "exciting entertainment and...

Parfitt had second heart attack, and he's glad about it
Parfitt had second heart attack, and he's glad about it

26 August 2014

Rick Parfitt is glad he had a second heart attack. In that he reckons it's a much needed wake-up call. As previously reported,...

CMU Beef Of The Week #220: Pablito Ruiz v Tame Impala
CMU Beef Of The Week #220: Pablito Ruiz v Tame Impala

22 August 2014

It is a fact that if lawsuits in which songwriters claim to have been ripped off by other more successful songwriters stopped tomorrow,...

Beyonce feeds the geese
Beyonce feeds the geese

21 August 2014

So tourist trap and house of waxen horrors Madame Tussauds dumped a life-sized figurine of Beyonce amidst a load of geese in Regent's...

No cameras at Kate Bush shows, please. Thank you very much
No cameras at Kate Bush shows, please. Thank you very much

20 August 2014

Yeah, yeah, yeah, everyone's asking people not to film their gigs these days. But Kate Bush isn't just anyone, is she? And she...

'Red-faced' Lee Ryan dances in his pants
'Red-faced' Lee Ryan dances in his pants

20 August 2014

'Shamed' Blue man Lee Ryan was asked to leave a drinking establishment recently - yes, this is clearly need-to-read headline news - having...

Internet superstar Meghan Trainor is going to release her viral summer web hit this autumn
Internet superstar Meghan Trainor is going to release her viral summer web hit this autumn

19 August 2014

"Internet sensation" Meghan Trainor has announced that she'll release her "viral hit single" 'All About That Bass' in the UK on 5 Oct....

Aphex Twin blimp appears over London. Why? No idea.
Aphex Twin blimp appears over London. Why? No idea.

18 August 2014

A fluorescent yellow blimp bearing the Aphex Twin logo and the digitals two, zero, one and four appeared over London venue The Oval...

CMU Beef Of The Week #219: The Black Lips v Gene Simmons
CMU Beef Of The Week #219: The Black Lips v Gene Simmons

15 August 2014

Gene Simmons was on the Huffington Post's website this week to do a live Q&A with fans. For younger readers who aren't aware...

Jarvis Cocker
Jarvis Cocker "kind of disturbed" by nine year old's "incredible" Pulp karaoke performance

14 August 2014

Hey, so as part of a screening of Pulp documentary 'A Film About Life, Death And Supermarkets' in New York last week, Jarvis...

Abbey Road crossing may be allocated lollypop lady
Abbey Road crossing may be allocated lollypop lady

13 August 2014

Westminster Council is considering employing staff to ensure the safety of the swathes of tourists who come to mimic The Beatles' 'Abbey Road'...

Steve Aoki defends cake
Steve Aoki defends cake

12 August 2014

Steve Aoki has written an article for The Daily Beast defending the fact that when he DJs he sometimes leaves the decks to...

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