Is to hear Arcade Fire’s “Wake Up.”  If you couldn’t love Arcade Fire anymore, all proceeds of the band’s licensing of the song are going to Partners in Health’s Stand With Haiti relief efforts.

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Down On My Knees

January 22, 2010

I was watching the “Hope For Haiti Now” telethon an TV.  Countless actors and musicians gave their time for this great cause.  Then, suddenly, something strange happened….Madonna sang “Like a Prayer” (with a full choir, might I add).  Does she forget what this song is about?!?!?!  Oh.My.God!

When you call my name, it’s like a little
Prayer. I’m down on my knees, I wanna take you
There. In the midnight hour, I can feel your
Power just like a prayer. You know I’ll take
You there.

Like a child, you whisper softly to me. You’re
In control just like a child, now I’m dancing.
It’s like a dream, no end and no beginning.
You’re here with me, it’s like a dream. Let
The choir sing.

Note: This song was condemned by Christian organizations upon its release in 1989

Man Man Man Maneater

January 9, 2010

One of my favorite songs of 2009!

Neko Case – “People Got A Lotta of Nerve”

Why, Hello There…

January 7, 2010

I’m not really a Kings of Leon fan, but this guy is just too gorgeous to ignore.  His name is Robi.  He is from Australia.  Need I say more?

Tasty Beats

January 5, 2010

It is here!  Finally! One of my best friends and I have started a blog, Lightly Toasted Beats.  Sounds yummy doesn’t it?  Oh just you wait, our beats will blow your mind.

Content is mostly involving music (indie rock to be exact); however, we throw in a bit of random mumbo jumbo as we please.  This is an effort to share our current favorite tunes!  Take a look!

Christmas in Hollis

December 23, 2009

Nothing says Christmas like Run D.M.C.

Couture Meets Rock

December 22, 2009

Featured in January’s issue of Vogue, indie rockers get styled in some designer duds!  Props to the people at Vogue!

Vampire Weekend

Beirut

MGMT

The Horrors

Who is Nibbling at My House?

December 21, 2009

From the December 2009 issue of Vogue.  Annie Leibovitz shot the pop monster, Lady Gaga, for a spread inspired by Hansel and Gretel.  She’s a “Marc Jacobs–clad witch.

Dark Was the Night

December 20, 2009

Dark Was the Night is the twentieth compilation release benefiting the Red Hot Organization, an international charity dedicated to raising funds and awareness for HIV and AIDS. Featuring exclusive recordings by a number of independent artists and production by Aaron and Bryce Dessner of The National, the compilation was released in February 2009.  Here is a great collaboration of Grizzly Bear and Feist.

Move Over Barbie

December 19, 2009

There’s another hot bitch in town.  Check out these Lady GaGa dolls!  Here are a few of my favorites.