Tag: The Beatles

WTF?!? Post-election playlist

WTF?!? Post-election playlist

As the world breathes a collective sigh in the wake of the U.S. elections, we turn to music to help us process our spectrum of emotions. Whether you’re in the heartland of America, a bustling European capitol, or on a tranquil beach in New Zealand, you probably share the world’s “WTF?!?” feelings of surprise, dismay, or relief. This playlist features […]

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Mundo 5: The Beatles Covers, authored by Slothrust’s Kyle Bann

Mundo 5: The Beatles Covers, authored by Slothrust’s Kyle Bann

In two weeks, Slothrust – who are one of our favorite bands (like all of us) – will be releasing their new album, Everyone Else. They’ve released a handful of songs, including yesterday’s blistering “Rotten Pumpkin” (audio is above). Even though they are in the midst of a national tour and in the final stages of preparing the LP’s release, […]

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Mundo 5: Five Influential Albums (by LANKS)

Mundo 5: Five Influential Albums (by LANKS)

Will Cuming is one of Melbourne, Australia’s rising stars and one of the city’s most gifted talents. He’s a songwriter, a multi-instrumentalist, a producer, and a DJ. He’s written electronic dance music, electro-pop songs, folktronica, indietronica, ambient. You name it; he’s probably done it. If you are not familiar with his name, you likely have heard of LANKS, which is […]

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Mundo: Class of 1965

Mundo: Class of 1965

The Who are in the middle of their 50th anniversary tour, and that had us thinking about some of the more landmark records celebrating major anniversaries this year. 1965 was a very interesting year for music – The Beatles were at the height of their popularity, and bands like The Beach Boys and The Rolling Stones started making names for […]

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Johnny Depp Forms New Supergroup with Alice Cooper and Joe Perry

Johnny Depp Forms New Supergroup with Alice Cooper and Joe Perry

On the heels of another disappointing release with Mortdecai, it seems that at the age of 51 Johnny Depp has decided to pursue a new career path: rock star. After stating in Rolling Stone last month that “actors who start bands make me sick”, Depp is slated to perform at Rock in Rio in September with a new “supergroup” called […]

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Mundo 26 Kids’ List: Favorite Tunes from the Under-12 Crowd

Mundo 26 Kids’ List: Favorite Tunes from the Under-12 Crowd

It was only a matter of time before we decided to have other people do our work We could have asked our spouses, partners, siblings, parents, or friends, but that would have been too easy (although maybe we’ll do a parents’ list). Instead, we thought we should have our children, nieces, and nephews, or our friends’ kids create the list. […]

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First Impressions: Flaming Lips’ “With a Little Help from My Fwends”

First Impressions: Flaming Lips’ “With a Little Help from My Fwends”

Flaming Lips have made some of the most interesting albums in their more than 30 years together as band. They essentially define what psychedelic music – not just the multi-layered approach they’ve taken but also the oft-kilter and often otherworldly lyrics. And just when you think the Lips have done it all, they’ve decided to take what might be their […]

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Mundo 5: Five Great Video Game Soundtracks

Mundo 5: Five Great Video Game Soundtracks

This week is E3, the Electronic Entertainment Expo, the world’s most famous video game expo. There’s a lot of excitement among gamers this time of year, as a bunch of new info is released by all the developers ragarding what they’re working on for the future.  So today, I figured I’d list some of my favorite video game soundtracks today, in […]

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