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Darius Rucker and Jimmy Fallon Honor The Troops By Reworking the Lyrics to ‘Only Wanna Be With You’

Jimmy Fallon and Darius Rucker on ‘The Tonight Show’; Photo: NBC To celebrate Memorial Day Hootie & the Blowfish frontman Darius Rucker visited The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to perform a rousing rendition of […]

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Alton Brown Goes Back in Time for Popcorn

A screenshot from the official video for Alton Brown’s ‘Pop Song’; Photo: YouTube/Alton Brown Alton Brown is the KRS-One of the culinary arts, a guy whose passion for his craft is so deep that he […]

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RIFF’d: Ray LaMontagne’s ‘Part of The Light’

Ray LaMontagne‘s newest album Part of the Light is a reassertion of values. It is a straightforward, plain-speaking album that doesn’t mince words. He’s taking a stand against hate and ignorance, and equipping the album […]

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RIFF’d: Beach House’s ‘7’

For their latest album 7, Beach House decided that they were going to step away from over-production and let a more intuitive process take over. The result is a fluid effort that attempts to frame […]

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Handwritten ‘Hey Jude’ Lyrics Go Up For Auction

John Lennon records ‘Hey Jude’ in 1968 at Apple Studios (left), Paul McCartney’s handwritten lyrics to the song up for auction (right); Photo: YouTube (left); The Beatles Bible/Christie’s As the legends age their memorabilia becomes […]

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RIFF’d: Andrew W.K.’s ‘You’re Not Alone

After an eight-year hiatus, the always bombastic Andrew W.K. has returned with yet another high octane project, one that aims for the highest of plateaus. The lyrical foundation is the party lifestyle (which is par […]

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Jimmy Fallon Taps the Twitterverse for the Best Misheard Lyrics

Jimmy Fallon is a music fanatic and he’s always searching for a way to incorporate it into his show. His most recent skit continued the trend as he looked to capture some of the most […]

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Students Confirm: The Proclaimers’ 1000 Mile Journey is Possible

A map studies the physics of The Proclaimers’ song, ‘I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)’ (left), the official video for said ear worm (right); Photo: Kenneth Field (left), YouTube (right) Scottish singer-songwriters The Proclaimers are best […]

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Google’s Autocomplete Hilariously Butchers The Killers’ ‘Mr. Brightside’

Twitter user @DOGGEAUX’s ‘Mr. Brightside’ tweet; Photo: Twitter The autocomplete function in Google can be unpredictable, so much so that it’s likely sent you down a wormhole that you didn’t initially intend on going down, […]

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RIFF’d: Kid Rock’s ‘Sweet Southern Sugar’

Kid Rock‘s 11th studio album,¬†Sweet Southern Sugar, is affirmation of what the pop world has known all along, that age will not be kind to Kid Rock. With only ten songs on the docket he […]

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