Julian Casablancas was partly inspired to write his new Voidz single, “Did My Best,” by Algerian street vendors in Paris — specifically the Auto-Tuned Arabic music they listened to while “selling tourist crap. That seeped into my subconscious,” he tells Rolling Stone. When he acquired an Auto-Tune pedal, his imagination took off. “In Indian music and Middle Eastern music, they use more notes [than in Western music],” he says. “But the truth is, those notes are secretly in Western music. … When you do a melody with Auto-Tune, it’s almost a different melody. Ten percent of the melodies jump off to a new level with Auto-Tune. It’s a whole other level of harmony.” Auto-Tune colors the end of the song, where Casablancas repeats the phrase, “I can only change what I can change,” and features heavily on “The Eternal Tao,” released in May of this year. That song and “Did My Best” appear … [Read more...] about Julian Casablancas Flaunts Sex Dolls and Auto-Tune on New Voidz Video for ‘Did My Best’
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Mamangam, the historical drama which features Mammootty in the lead role is all set to hit the theatres today. The highly-anticipated film, which is directed by M Padmakumar, is having a record release with about 400 screens in Kerala alone. Mamangam has been simultaneously released in four languages, including Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, and Hindi. The Mammootty starrer has been making headlines right from the beginning with its stellar star cast, talented technical crew, and whopping budget. The recently released teaser, trailer, and song videos have totally impressed the audiences and raised the expectations over Mamangam, which is said to be the most expensive project of Mammootty's acting career. Reportedly, the megastar is essaying the role of a defeated chaaver (suicide attacker) in the movie, which revolves around the legendary Mamangam festival which happed at the banks of Bharathapuzha, Thirunavaya. Mammootty is appearing in four different get-ups in the movie. However, the … [Read more...] about Mamangam Twitter Review: Here’s What The Audiences Feel About The Mammootty Starrer!
Play video content EXCLUSIVE 5/4/18 TMZ.com 5/4 4:20 PM PT -- A rep for TUNES tells us Tekashi is full of it ... they reached a deal, and anything he's denying is a flat-out lie. Tekashi69 isn't sweating losing a $5 million headphones deal ... because he says it never existed in the first place. Oh, and he thinks Kanye West is learning from him. We got the "Gotti" rapper leaving a Chipotle in L.A. Thursday and asked him about the headphones company bailing on him ... but he tells us we got it all wrong. 6ix9ine claims he never spoke with anyone at TUNES Audio -- his name was just used for publicity. But ... he ain't mad. The rapper also refutes being barred from the Barclays Center, but we double checked ... we're told he definitely won't be performing there June 8 due to an investigation of a shooting connected to his manager. Finally, Tekashi69 gives us his thoughts on Kanye. He says he and Ye are on the same page -- when it comes to trolling ... and Kanye even learned a … [Read more...] about Tekashi69 Says Headphones Deal was Fake, Kanye’s Learning From Him
In the latest episode of our Rolling Stone Music Now podcast, Brittany Spanos, Rob Sheffield, and Andy Greene join host Brian Hiatt to discuss the unexpected intersection of two artists whose heyday is separated by decades, styles and a whole lot of other differences: Billie Eilish and Van Halen. When Jimmy Kimmel recently asked Eilish about one of his favorite bands, she was baffled — understandably, given that Van Halen released its first album 23 years before her birth. The clip went viral, sparked an unfair pile-on from rock fans against Eilish, and then, in turn, questionably accurate attacks on Van Halen’s music from non-fans. But the episode digs into more interesting issues: What does this incident say about Eilish’s tastes, about the tricky art of classic rock legacy maintenance, and ever-widening musical generation gaps? Meanwhile, Sheffield argues that Eilish has more in common with David Lee Roth than their fans would think — starting with their … [Read more...] about Should Billie Eilish Have Heard of Van Halen?
Play video content EXCLUSIVE TMZ.com Tyrese Gibson will finally find out today if the restraining order that's keeping him from his daughter will be lifted -- but on his way into court Friday he didn't sound horribly optimistic. The operative words he used as he arrived at court ... "sacrificial lamb" ... and it was clear he thinks that's what he's going to be when the judge rules. He also went off about the medication he was prescribed ... which he blames for his recent emotional outbursts on social media. As for what's happening in court ... the judge has dropped the restraining order keeping Tyrese away from his ex-wife, Norma Gibson. But what matters most to him is whether he gets to see his daughter, Shayla. Stay tuned for that ruling ... Launch Gallery … [Read more...] about Tyrese Gibson Not Optimistic On Way into Court