There are varying degrees of NSFW. Streaming American Idol at work will probably get you a slap on the wrist while watching this music video for The Connects' "Summer In the City" featuring Playboy model and burlesque star Tali De'Mar will most likely get you fired (or high fived). Tali was Playboy's Cyber Girl of the Week in May 2010 and has appeared on the covers of Xtreme Magazine and 24/7 Magazine. She's also modeled for Viva Van Story's Hardcover Bullet Bras and Back Seat Bettys. Check her out in The Connects music video then peep her stats and pics after the jump.
Leave your glass slippers at home this weekend because you'll need your dancing shoes for this ball. Saturday June 18th is the inaugural Governors Ball, an awesome festival set up by Founders Entertainment. I've never been to the Ball before (no one has, it's the first ever) but I know that it's going to be massive. Check the ingredients and tell me if you feel any differently: Take New York City, add another island, non-stop music, two stages, a lineup that has something for everyone, and beer pong - which I will be winning quickly because I want to watch the shows. If you haven't bought your ticket yet, let us show you why you should. Check out our full preview after the jump.
Last week, Sublime's "Summertime" beat out DJ Khaled's "On One" to earn Song of the Week honors. This week, we feature tracks from Stevie Wonder, the Civil Wars, Chris Brown, Pitbull, and Bon Iver. Read why our music man Al Jones picked 'em, take a listen then vote for your favorite after the jump!
Last night, the Mavs avenged their '06 Finals loss to the Heat with a decisive Game 6 victory over the Big Three in Miami for their first NBA title. It seems everyone and their Delonte West-banging mother rooted agaisnt the cHeat, painting Lebron, D-Wade, and Bosh like immature, taunting, childish, crybaby super villains. We feel Twitter is always a good measuring stick / barometer for public reaction, so it's no surprise that #heatlockerroomplaylist is trending. People are more pumped to see the Heat lose than the Mavs win. We sifted through the piles of suggestions to come up with the best of the best. Take a listen then suggest your own in the comments section below our partner links after the jump shot.
Bonnaroo 2011 kicked off yesterday, so to celebrate another stellar festival in Manchester, Tennessee, our amigos at RCRD LBL have delivered onto us their Bonnaroo 2011 playlist. From massive headliners such as Lil Wayne and Arcade Fire to indie favorites like Sleigh Bells, Wavves and Deerhunter, they've prepared this special Bonnaroo playlist from their catalog that includes exclusive remixes, fan favorites and everything in between to fully experience the festival's deep bill. Check out 24 awesome tracks after the jump.
Last week, Radiohead's High and Dry beat out Adele's Someone Like You to earn Song of the Week honors. This week features tracks from Sublime, DJ Khaled, Foster the People, Jim Jones, and Danger Mouse. Read why our music man Al Jones picked 'em, take a listen then vote for your favorite after the jump!
Last week, DMB crushed the competition by garnering more than 75% of the total vote to win favorite song of the week honors. This week, we feature tracks from Adele, The Antlers, Ra Ra Riot, Jeremih, and Radiohead. Take a listen let us know which one you're feeling the most in our poll at the bottom of the post.
With its hard, murderous bass and insane highs and lows, dubstep really could be the low down, dirtiest genre of music out there. I know from personal experience, as it's the reason for my sudden entry into puberty. The guys in this video seem to understand the power of dubstep after they pick up what appears to be a simple pair of headphones. By the way, the song you hear in the video is "Louder"- DJ Fresh (Doctor P & Flux Pavilion Remix). Check it out after the jump!
As the late, great lead singer of Sublime Bradley Nowell once sang “Summer time and the living’s easy." What makes the living easy (besides the weather, beaches, pools, barbecues, girls, and baseball)? How about the crazy good concerts and music festivals? There is nothing better than going to see a show on a nice summer day or night with a fun group of friends. Although in past years ticket prices have been rather outrageous, many artists are making changes to accommodate their fans in today’s tough economic times. I have put together a little guide to let you know about some great shows worth catching this summer. Check it out after the jump!
TV On the Radio's "Will Do" was your favorite song last week, earning 60% of the total vote. With only 2 more weeks left until Memorial Day Weekend, this week's featured songs will definitely get you in the summer spirit. We have tracks from My Morning Jacket, Glen Hansard, Frank Ocean (no relation to Billy), The Naked and the Famous, and ... Cam'Ron? You bet! Check out which songs made the list and vote for your favorite in our poll at the bottom of the post after the jump!
May 17th is Trent Reznor's 46th birthday. For those of you who are unaware of Trent's work, he was the front man for Nine Inch Nails, which makes his Oscar for Best Soundtrack (The Social Network) even more impressive. If none of that matters to you, he also hates Fred Durst. There, now you should care about him. In celebration of his arrival into this twisted world, here are 46 other fun facts about Trent you might not have known about. Check 'em out after the jump!
Mary Jane and musicians have been traveling companions since the two were introduced to each other, and they show no signs of breaking up. Her smooth caress has inspired many to use their hands to walk up and down a guitar fretboard after loading a bowl or rolling a joint. Throughout the generations of shredders, bluesmen, rockers, rollers and mamma-jammas, the romance has remained ablaze. Which guitarists are enamored most with the green goddess? Look, listen and learn after the jump.
Last week, Death Cab For Cutie's "You Are Not A Tourist" tied with the Beastie Boys "Make Some Noise" for favorite song of the week. This week, music man Al Jones navigates the turbulence brought on by Osama Bin Laden's death, the Lakers exit from the playoffs, and the NFL Lockout with some tricked out tracks and jubilant jams from Jessie J, TV on the Radio, MNDR, Mary J. Blige, and Theophilus London. Check 'em out and vote for your favorite after the jump!
The United States of America. Home of the free, home of the brave, and the home to the vile cesspool of filth that is the music industry! Every year or so, mankind is helpless against an onslaught of music so awful and offensive that we're forced to buckle from the pressure and helplessly allow the blood to gush from our ears like Old Faithful! While the list of horrible music is innumerable, which ones make us want to rip our ear drums out or write to our congressman in indignation? Check out our list of 9 of the most offensive songs in music history after the jump!
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Watch out Ringtone Rap, because yesterday, Tyler the Creator's new album "Goblin" leaked. If you've never heard of him, you should check him out. Why? Because imagine Eminem wrote lyrics on the worst day of his life and that's what this twisted 20-year-old comes up with on a regular basis. And unlike that Juggalo Screamcore baloney, Tyler actually makes it work, spitting fire that comes with cockroaches and vomit (just watch the video below and you'll see what we mean). While he gets a bad rap from the media because of his content, he claims that some of it he means and some of it he doesn't. Read the lyrics and check out the videos after the jump!
The music scene can be a rough place for new, up-and-coming bands trying to get some exposure in a world that's already over-saturated with other artists vying for the same goal. With a lack of outlets to do so, many bands lose the ambition to keep pushing on and call the quits on their musical journey. Wicked Audio - an industry leader in headphone manufacturing and design - has heard the pleas of the despondent and have created a revolutionary new platform on Facebook that allows bands to get their moment in the spotlight - WCKD Radio. Take a listen after the jump!
Last week, "Windows" by Broken Bells tied with You Ain't No DJ by Big Boi & Yelawolf for your favorite Song of the Week ("SOTW"). This week's tracks feature joints from Death Cab for Cutie, Beastie Boys, Fleet Foxes, Sade and Jay-Z, and R. Kelly. Check out which of their songs made music maestro Al Jones' list then vote for your favorite after the jump!
"It doesn't matter what you major in, all that matters is getting that degree in your hand." This phrase was thrown around by my parents so much that I actually believed it, or at least wanted to. Thanks, parents. Here's a list of the 20 most useless degrees a student can get. If you are surprised to see your major on this list don't be hurt - at least you had fun in college, right? Check out the other suckers (myself included) who thought they made the right choice after the jump!
The Smoking Gun released Pauly D's tour rider recently and it might open some eyes. By no means is this the most ridiculous tour rider, and given Pauly D's unbelievable attention to detail it's almost to be expected but it brings to mind other historically absurd requests and demands from the music industry's most peculiar and fickle artists. See our list then check out the Jersey Shore star's demands after the jump.
For those of you watching this video right now in the middle of a meal, I suggest you turn away. Because what you're about to see is, to put it lightly, nauseating. Really, who is this woman and what is she even doing at what looks like the saddest rap concert in the history of, well, rap concerts? Judging by the looks of her, she's been getting her groupie thing on since the Altamont Free Concert back in '69 and she shows no signs of stopping - much to our dismay... If you have an iron stomach, check out this grooving granny for yourself!
April is International Guitar Month. During these shower-heavy days, musicians who get randy over riffs are encouraged to pick up an axe and shred their cares away. Unlike most other instruments, the guitar comes in a multitude of shapes and sizes. Some even talk! So, why April? We have no idea. Is it because the best guitarists were born in April? Because the first guitar was invented in April? While searching the far corners of the universe for the answer, we stumbled across some pretty gnarly pics of kick ass guitars that will split your skull. Check' em out below and rock on!
420 is a beautiful number. It’s a time, it’s a date and more importantly a lifestyle. You know the digits,...
With Pia Toscano getting booted from this season of American Idol, you might think American hates hot chicks. But as Jimmy Kimmel pointed out last night, American Idol's voters and fans (read:13 year old girls who love boys, even when they're flaming gay) are to blame. Since the show began ten years ago, beautiful woman from all walks of life have flocked towards the spotlight, all of them striving to become the next great American Idol, but few have ever won. Thanks, 13 year old girls. With the tenth season of American Idol currently in full swing, let's take a moment to look at the 15 sexiest women of American Idol after the jump!
Last week, Wiz Khalifa continued to kill it attracting 45% of your votes to win Favorite Song for the week of April 3rd. This week’s jams will hit you harder than a Kemba Walker crossover and won't disappoint like a live viewing of Charlie Sheen’s My Violent Torpedo of Truth Tour. We've got tracks from newcomer Lykke Li, Big Boi and Yelawolf, Lil Wayne and Rick Ross, Broken Bells, and an oldie but goodie from Heart. See our picks and vote for your favorite after the jump!
Coachella's a 3-day annual music and arts festival held in Indio, California. Acts like Rage Against the Machine, Daft Punk, Nine Inch Nails and Jane's Addiction have reunited at this major event with M.I.A., Chemical Brothers, and the Black Keys among the most frequent performers. This year's lineup includes Kings of Leon, Arcade Fire, Kanye West, Interpol, The Strokes, Duran Duran, The National, and Wiz Khalifa to name a few. What should you expect if you're one of the lucky few to snag a ticket? We've got 11 things you're guaranteed to see along with the full lineup after the jump!
Is Kanye West the contemporary version of Bob Dylan? Hard to picture. Both have been embroiled in controversy. Both are considered eccentric. But their genres and styles are completely different, right? Maybe not. The folks at Voxy.com decided to put Kanye’s "My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy" (2010) up against Dylan’s "Highway 61 Revisited" (1965) in the infographic by peeling away the layers and getting down to the core of each artists' melodies by the numbers. Check out the infographic after the jump!
Last week, Graffiti6's "Stare into the Sun" edged out Warren G's "Regulate" featuring the late, great Nate Dogg to take Top Song Of The Week ("SOTW") honors. This week, our version of mixmaster Mike, Al Jones, shows us his favorite Songs of the Week, which feature tracks from artists like Britney Spears, Wiz Khalifa, The Submarines, Dynamite Hack (remember them!?), and LCD Soundsystem, who bid a fond farewell at Madison Square Garden recently. Check out his picks and listen to the jams after the jiznump! (EW!)
Right around this time around 49 years ago, Mick Jagger and Keith Richards met future Rolling Stones guitarist Brian Jones at a London blues club. The rest, as they say, is history. Since that fateful day, the Rolling Stones have become one of the greatest (some would say THE greatest) rock bands of all-time. As for the eternal one, Keith Richards, Rolling Stone magazine ranked him as the "10th greatest guitarist of all time". He co-wrote 14 songs with Mick Jagger that were listed on Rolling Stone's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time". And, he's got one smoking hot daughter. We honor his timeless spirit with this gallery of rarely seen photos. See 'em after the jump!
To quote the great Bill Hicks, "We live in a world where John Lennon was murdered, yet Barry Manilow continues to put out f**king albums." And, even though Kurt Cobain's death was ruled a suicide surrounded by controversy, the end result holds equally sad but true. Seventeen years after his tragic death, you'd be hard pressed to find another Kurt Cobain. He, like Lennon, Elvis, MJ, and Dylan, is in a class of his own, imitated but never duplicated. Though he felt his music had ceased to inspire, a litany of fans, critics, and respected publications would feel otherwise. As our tribute, we’ve pulled together 57 rarely seen photos and videos of Kurt with his fellow band members. Come as you are and see them after the jump.
Look at this hard rockin' geriatric bust a move! While most senior citizens are sitting around complaining about gout or a nasty case of gallstones, this guy's kicking those things to the curb and getting down to some Led Zeppelin tunes, even if they happen to be sung by a cover band. And for an old man that's clearly inebriated, you really have to give him credit for not stumbling around, falling flat on his ass. It's a real shame that Led Zeppelin won't be doing anymore reunion tours because this old guy would make for one sick opening act! But it makes you wonder, if grandpa is this cool, how awesome is the rest of the family? See this video for yourself!
This chick on YouTube, Cathymaay15, has only 9 uploads on her user channel over a week's time, but is already "done" with the world's largest video portal. Why's that? She has a knack for singing jams in the worst possible way. Terrible? No, terribly AWESOME! I've heard a million covers of The Outhere Brothers classic, "Boom Boom Boom" but this version might be the one you just...can't...stop...playing. Everybody say way-ho after the jump!
Last week, Alice in Chains "Heaven Beside You" was your favorite song, earning 52% of the vote. This week's songs feature Tyga, the lovely and leggy Jessie J, Warpaint, Graffiti6, and a tribute to Nate Dogg. See which tracks made the list after the jump!
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If there's anything worse than an obnoxious, nausea-inducing viral video, it's a shameless parody of said viral video - and Rebecca Black's "Friday" has them in spades! While most of them are either people's live-from-their-bedroom reaction videos (like others really care what they think) or some goons hitting the street lip-syncing to the song, I actually found one that, despite the protests of my jaded heart, was legitimately funny and had some great production values (as well as giving us an idea of what Rebecca Black will look like in 20 years). On top of that, this parody's packing shrimp juice and vomit jokes aplenty - dammit, they got me! As great as this parody is, it got only around 200,000 views - so let's change all that by watching this video!
Last week, Rihanna's S&M remix featuring J. Cole crushed the competition with 42% of the vote for favorite Song of the Week ("SOTW"). This week, our featured songs include jams from Adele, Biggie Smalls, Katy Perry, Kanye West, Eminem, Slaughterhouse, Yelawolf, and Alice in Chains. Check out Al Jones' reasons why their tracks made his list then vote for your favorite after the jump!
You may know him as Whitey Ford, Mr. White, or Erik Schrody, but his most famous alter ego is of course - Everlast. Starting his career in the late 80s, the Ice-T protegé soon trekked through two decades doing everything from fronting House of Pain to acting to winning a Grammy with Santana to joining La Coka Nostra. Read our full interview with Everlast after the jump!
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Lamenting over the fact that those jazzy 80s-style saxophone solos will never make a comeback? Ask and you shall receive, because the Sexy Sax Man has heard your prayers and delivers with a soothing rendition of "Careless Whisper"! Like all of those that dare to oppose the musical status quo, Sax Man faces resistance everywhere he goes, from high school football fields to the food court at the mall. But as hard as these fascists may try, one thing holds true - you can't stop the music! See the video after the jump!
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Spring is just around the corner and that means the season of music festivals is almost upon us. Coachella, SXSW, and Bonnaroo are just some of the events to look forward to this coming season since, as we all know, music festivals are a great place to meet hot girls. Everybody is either drunk or doped up, wearing nearly next to nothing because of the heat and totally enthralled with the music.If you want to pick up chicks in between sets or capitalize on the free flowin' emotions during one, follow these five easy tips that coincide with the fest you're attending. Read our full guide to picking up chicks at the various music festivals after the jump!
Tonight BroBible and Windows Phone are throwing down in Austin, TX at South by Southwest for "From Austin With Love", an exclusive evening of performances by Chiddy Bang, RJD2, and Hoodie Allen. BroBible will transport you to a time and place where sophistication, international intrigue and the most intelligent mobile gadgetry power the modern gentleman. Space is limited so if you haven't RSVP'd yet do so immediately: firstname.lastname@example.org. Find event details after the jump!
Those crazy Russians, am I right? Seems they're always surprising us with their knowledge about space and passion for trippy music. I honestly didn't know drumstep existed before this morning. I assume it's the reason 2002's Drumline was made? Anyways, this video has the feel of something that would pop out of the womb of Tim & Eric Awesome Show Great Job, which relies heavily on its editing for its humor. Whatcha know about video editing software? Peep the video after the jump!
Last week, we had a three way tie for favorite Song of the Week ("SOTW") between Saigon's "Come On, Baby", Radiohead's "Lotus Flower", and The Beatles' "Golden Slumbers". No one voted for Diddy's "Coming Home", which surprised me. Now, the Madness of March is upon us so what could be more fitting for championship week then five certified high seeds in any musical championship tournament? Without further ado, here are Al Jones' songs of the week. Listen to the songs and vote for your favorite after the jump!
The journey from real-life street thug - with six years in the slammer - to reel-life rap gangsta - on HBO's Entourage - was a learning experience, not a glamorous fairy tale for the artist known as Saigon. His talent for hip-hop later garnered attention from Atlantic Records, plus helped land him a recurring role on the hit HBO series. But a disinterest in making pop records and a controversial physical altercation with another well known rapper would eventually grind the release of his touted debut full length record to a complete halt. Read our full interview the up-and-coming rap star after the jump!
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No matter how hard you try, there's one thing in the world that you'll never come back from if you're an up-and-coming rapper, it's blowing chunks on stage. Case in point: this guy at an amateur rap off. Any dreams he had of drinking Cristal out of a Crunk Cup while rolling in a customized Rolls Royce with stupid hot women have washed away in a surge of orangey red vomit. Not being able to hold down your Four Loko? NOT gangsta. See him toss his career out the window and his stomach after the jump!
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On March 9th, 1997, the world lost an icon, an entertainer, a father, a beloved member of the hip hop community, a visionary, a lyrical genius, and a true urban legend. That was the day Christopher George Latore Wallace, but known to many as Biggie Smalls, aka Frank White, aka the Notorious B.I.G. died and the hip hop world has not been the same since he left, but his legacy will live on forever. To honor his memory, Al Jones runs down his top 10 Biggie tracks. See the full list after the jump.
We knew about Collie back in 2007 when he released his music video for "Mamacita". In mid-January, Collie Buddz released his latest album, "Playback" and offered free downloads to visitors on his official website. Yesterday, he released the new music video for the title track off his album, "Playback". Then, this morning the reggae / hip hop star announced dates for his upcoming national tour. You can check them out here. It's no wonder chicks love this guy - just take a look at the pics we found along with the new music video after the jump!
Last week, Young Blood Chiddy Bang remix by The Naked and Famous took the top spot in our poll, garnering 59% of the total votes. This edition of "Songs of the Week" ("SOTW") features singles from Diddy's return to greatness, a track from Saigon's The Greatest Story Never Told, some alone time with Hall & Oates, a lullaby from The Beatles, and Radiohead's latest from "The King of Limbs". See Al Jones' picks after the jump!
There is a student at the University of Delaware named Ian Cali has Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva (FOP). Instead of getting pissed about his condition he decided to book four high profile recording artists at the 5,000-seat multi-purpose arena on the University of Delaware campus all... by... himself. COED will join Ian alongside Flo Rida, Sam Adams, Wale, White Panda and Miss COED Laurel Jones for "Fist Pump to Beat FOP", a concert event that is already being called, "The Party Of The Year". All proceeds will go to Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva (FOP) research. Read the details after the jump!
Rev Theory is one a dem rock 'n' roll bands from NYC whose members include Rich Luzzi, Julien Jorgensen, Dave Agoglia, Matt McCloskey, and Rikki Lixx. The day after Valentine's Day, they released their third studio album, Justice, which included the song "Hangman" - it's now a theme for WWE's Smackdown. It's important to note that in 2005 they were on the Girls Gone Wild Rocks America tour, so you can rest assured they know how to spot a hottie or five. Check out their list after the jump!
We've been pretty nostalgic here at COED lately. Earlier today, we showed you candid pics from the 61st and 62nd Academy Awards. In early February, we showed you yearbook photos of a former fat kid turned skinny rock star comedian and a beautiful blonde who went from hoodies to hot hand bras. Now, we turn our attention to the music industry with yearbook photos of 41 famous "rock stars". While you may notice not everyone in our gallery can be categorized as "rock", you have to admit they underwent a "rock star" transformation. Can you guess the identities without looking at the captions? See the pics after the jump!
As you know we're big fans of Tosh.0 on Comedy Central. His stand up comedy special, "Happy Thoughts" premieres Sunday, March 6th on Comedy Central with the DVD coming out on March 8th. We were lucky enough to get our hands on an advanced copy but we're not greedy, so we decided to host a contest. You might be familiar with Slim Thug's "Like a Boss". Lonely Island produced a parody song also called, "Like a Boss", which was then followed by "Like a Bosh". Well, since Daniel loves Twitter so much, we're asking you to tweet "Like a Tosh". Don't know what we're talkin' about? Read the details after the jump!
With 58% of the total votes, COED users selected the Eminem-Dr. Dre-Skylar Grey collabo “I Need A Doctor“. Could be...
You've all probably seen this by now, but holy sh*t is this lip dub video the gayest, funniest thing to prance across my desk in a long, long time. One of my friends posted it on Facebook and I didn't know what to think at first, but I was oddly compelled to keep watching. Like a really long joke that you have a good feeling about the punchline. The 3:20 mark or so is where I lost it. I know. In internet time, that's like 5 years. See the video along with a bonus video featuring Playboy Playmates and power tools after the jump!
If you plan on attending this year's festival, SPIN magazine has a whole buncha emerging artists to check out. Even if you don't go, you should probably illegally download their albums asap so you can impress your friends with your insider knowledge. Read more after the jump!
It's usually no big surprise when movies get nominated for the Oscars, actors or actresses maybe, but films? Usually the big contenders are ones that are either critically acclaimed, released in the fall or released in very limited markets. But every now and then the Academy will throw a rather odd nomination into the mix just to shake things up. They usually don't win, but it's interesting that they recognize them. Here are a few movies that have found their way into the Oscar nominations that are considered either bad, campy, cult or just plain not Oscar material. See the full list after the jump!
It's been an exciting couple of weeks on COED's Facebook page. We had two monster Killzone 3 prizes to give away, we exposed a LOVE-ly Mystery Hottie, we got to the bottom of a difficult debate on which NBA powerhouse's pom pom pushers were hotter, we wondered what the HELL was going on in a pic of Laura Bingle in a bikini, and you told us your favorite songs. Read more after the jump!
Today would have been Kurt Cobain's 45th birthday. Almost 18 years after his tragic death, his legacy continues to grow. Rolling Stone ranked him as the 12th greatest guitarist and 45th greatest singer of all time. MTV ranked him 7th in the "22 Greatest Voices in Music". In 2005, a sign was put up in his hometown of Aberdeen, Washington that read "Welcome to Aberdeen — Come As You Are" as a tribute. In 2006, Cobain took the place of Elvis Presley as the top-earning deceased celebrity. As our tribute, we've pulled together 31 rarely seen photos and videos of Kurt with his fellow band members.
Linkin Park’s February 4, 2011 concert from Madison Square Garden will air in HD on Fuse tonight, February 18, beginning at 9:30pm ET. I had the pleasure of attending that extremely sold out show and it was incredible! Linkin Park had the entire arena on their feet as they rocked the sh*t outta everyone's faces. The highly anticipated broadcast will feature fan favorites along with songs from their latest album, A Thousand Suns. It'll have limited commercial interruptions thanks to Coca-Cola. See pics and a sneak peek video after the jump!
As "Black and Yellow" continues to dominate the Billboard Hot 100 charts as the #1 song in the country, rap sensation and weed extraordinaire Wiz Khalifa has announced the "Green Carpet Tour" - a concert series that will kick off just days after the March 29th release of his album "Rolling Papers" and will stop at 17 colleges. See the full breakdown after the jump!
While most of us single dudes will be hitting up the bar for some chicks with low self-esteem tonight that doesn't mean you can't show them a night of passionate puddin' pumpin' to renew their faith in love. For those with significant others, we feel for ya. Gifts are cool, but when it comes down to crunch time, MUSIC makes the people COME together (if you smell what the Rock is cookin'). In honor of this day's mushiness (and smooshiness) resident music expert Al Jones made this ultimate love mix to make the girl you plan to gut weak in the knees. See Al's playlist after the jump!
Radiohead will release their eighth full-length album, King of Limbs, online Saturday. Between Arcade Fire's big win at the Grammys and the release of the 2011 SI Swimsuit Issue, Radiohead's surprise announcement has made a great week even better. Unlike In Rainbows, King of Limbs has a set price - $9 for the MP3 version and $14 for the WAV version. There's also a hard copy Newspaper Album set to be released in May. You can pre-order the album here.
Last week, Wiz Khalifa's "Black and Yellow" crushed the competition as it garnered 72% of the total votes. This week's featured songs include joints by Destroyer, Guns N' Roses, Neon Trees and collaborations from Kanye & Jay-Z and Dr. Dre & Eminem with newcomer Skylar Grey. Read Al Jones' pics and see the videos after the jump!
February 14th, 2011 is Monday for the majority of us, but for many it's Valentine's Day, our
least favorite holiday! If you're still pondering on what to get your boo, side piece, wifey, or the chick you just met, don't worry we've got you covered! Flowers, chocolates, and jewelry have been the norm for centuries. Why not go flip mode squad and think outside the box? Check out our list of the best valentine's day gifts for girls after the jump!
n the topsy turvy, funkdafied den of dancing, each of us can be placed into one of the following categories: loves to dance, hates to dance, only dances when drunk, and fist pumps. Two (possibly three) of those crews either have tried one of the many dance moves on this list or, at the very least, know about their existence. Why should you care so much about them? Studies show chicks love dancing and they love good dancers. Why? Apparently it's good indicator of your abilities in bed. Now, get to steppin'. See our picks after the jump!
Today's WTF news items feature doctors putting poop back into their patients, 2 Live Crew rapper Luther Campbell's bid to become the new mayor of Miami, and a country taking their love for horses to a whole 'notha level. Read more after the jump!
By now, you've probably heard Wiz Khalifa's song "Black & Yellow" about 1 brahgrillion times. As with most anything that blows the eff up in pop culture, it usually gets the spoof or parody treatment. The deluge began with Tom Hanks' son Chet Hanks aka Chet Haze with his Northwestern Remix "White and Purple". Since then, many more have stepped up to the plate with the most notable remix coming from Lil Wayne with "Green and Yellow". So, we scoured za YouTube to collect the very best remixes to ask you guys which one is most legit. You know a song's blown up when UPS and Black & Decker throw their hat into the ring. Btw, be prepared to HATE this song once you're done reviewing our entries. Vote for your favorite after the jump!
Last week, we had a three way tie for your favorite Song Of The Week ("SOTW") - Jay Z's "Dream", Fitz and the Tantrums "MoneyGrabber", and Two Door Cinema Club's "What You Know". Another week has gone by, as we are slowly but surely closing out the first month of 2011. Hopefully you don’t have to deal with the snowpacalypse that is destroying the northern east coast. I’ve never seen so much snow! But, what are you going to do? I can’t control mother nature, but I can control what goes into my head phones, thus allowing me to bless you with another edition of Al Jones’ Songs of the Week. Read more after the jump!
With music-based video game franchises like Rock Band and Guitar Hero becoming more niche with their releases (Beatles, Aerosmith, Metallica, etc.) and titles like Michael Jackson: The Experience becoming more prevalent we thought we'd compile a list of other music acts that should make the leap to the digital domain, with some ideas about what kind of game they belong in. Read who made the final cut after the jump!
Last week, Lil Wayne's 6 Foot 7 won the fan vote for favorite Song of the Week ("SOTW)". This week's five songs will stand out like a Bart Scott sound bite. “CAN’T WAIT!!!” They will cause a bigger stir than any inappropriate zinger that Ricky Gervais can throw out at a nationally televised awards telecast. Awkward. They will bring a bigger right hook than Sami Sweetheart clocking Ron Ron in the jaw from this week’s Jersey Shore preview. Enough of all the jibber-jabber, let me now introduce you to the latest installment of Al Jones’ Songs of the Week.
On a gloomy weekday, one’s mind wanders to the delicious anticipation of that drink to finally send the week packin’....
This edition of SOTW (Songs of the Week) features Talib Kweli, Lil Wayne, Cory Gunz, Smith Westerns, Best Coast, and The Black Keys. Hopefully these tunes will spark a flame in your ear drums. Check out why they made the cut after the jump!
Today's WTF news items feature a rapper's cute yet cold-blooded tattoo on his mug, a new use for lint that has all the Jesus freaks rushing to the laundromat, and an animal that's seen "Furry Vengeance" one too many times. Read more after the jump!
There's a new URL shortner on the scene and it might just change the way you view websites FOREVER. That would never happen, you say? Well... never say never... because thanks to Bieber.ly, now you can not only shorten your URLs but you could also get a beautiful overlay of the 7th most popular woman on the web, Justin Bieber. After seeing this report on Mashable, we decided to take matters into our own hands and Bieberfy a few sites that the owners of Bieber.ly might not find very becoming. So, if you're Stuck In The Moment, about to go Overboard, or ever thought That Should Be Me, here's a little pick me Up that will Make U Smile, Baby. Be sure to pass it on to Somebody You Love.
Musicians are like today's Greek Gods. They're rich, good looking, crazy, and can get laid whenever and wherever they want. For us mere mortals though, being in a band can sometimes be a really bad idea. Read more after the jump!
My roommates and I have been listening to 90's music all day. Here is a list of the songs we've listened to in no particular order. Music lists are all a matter of opinion so add some of your favorite songs in the comments then I'll post a complete list on COED this week. Check out Our 64 Favorite 1990's Songs right here!
For the last 2 years music man Alex Jones has been dropping a song of the day (SOTD) for all his friends on Facebook. It's become such a staple for everyone's morning that if he misses a day, all hell breaks loose. People LOVE it. So, COED gave him the opportunity to expand SOTD into a weekly column, so instead of his highly touted and anticipated SOTD, he's now providing COED readers with his Songs Of The Week. And, if you want to see us turn it into a SOTD, let us know in the comments!