Growing up can be hard. But it can also be so beautiful.
Dammit Feist. Making my vulnerable hungover self cry in front of my computer on a Monday morning.
Mizz Leslie has teamed up with Argentinian photographer Irina Werning, who creates new images by juxtaposing people in the present with images from their past.
It’s part of her ‘Back To The Future’ Project. And it’s adorably happy and sad at the same time.
“I love old photos, but I love even more to recreate them,” Werning said to Rolling Stone. “When I fall in love with a picture I don’t stop until I have them in front of me dressed like this doing that thing they were doing. I’m always amazed that they do it.”
Yesterday Madonna won the Superbowl.
Entering the arena as the timeless goddess she is, clad in golden Givenchy couture and surrounded by an army of adonis-like dancers, she opened the half time show with the eponymous Vogue (sigh… there was a time when I closed every DJ set with this amazo jam). Party rockers LMFAO made a cameo during Music, enticing the queen of pop to shuffle like a badass zombie before Nicki Minaj and M.I.A. rocked up (with about 30 dancing clones) to cheer her on in new single Give Me All Your Luvin’. Gotta L.U.V. M.I.A. shocking mainstream America by flipping “an obscene gesture” and alluding to the word ‘shit’ at 7:53 (gasp!), causing the entire screen to be momentarily blurred. Lulz.
When Cee Lo entered the stage with a marching band and launched into an Open Your Heart/ Express Yourself / Like A Prayer medley, shit got really real.
Flanked by giant beams of light, a massive gospel choir and the insanely awesome backdrop of a fuller than full stadium of cheering fans, I firmly believe that this is an iconic pop moment talked about for years and years to come.
So, yeah, she lip syncs and that’s a bit shit, but fuck me will you just watch this woman perform…!?
I hear my fave Danish alt-popstars The Asteroids Galaxy Tour are in the final stages of mixing a new album…
One of the best things about this band, as well as making fucking massive vintage-tinged pop tracks, is their penchant for psychedelically cosmic vids. If you have no idea what I’m talking about, just prepare for your mind to be blown… right… about……..