Nasty, Glamorous, Beautiful: The Prince Girls

To say that Prince had a profound impact on music is a massive understatement: there's just too much. With each passing minute since his untimely death on Thursday, there's another story, another song, another performance, another memory to remind us of his myriad contributions. Quite simply, we…


Doctor Rosen Rosen Kicks Off Debut EP with Rowdy Jessie And The Toy Boys Collaboration, "Five O'Clock"

Noted scholar Beyoncé Giselle Knowles once famously posed the question: "Who run the world?" The answer according to many--including Doctor Rosen Rosen--remains loud and clear: GIRLS. The up-and-coming writer, producer and remix extraordinaire (a prominent feature within such official remix…


Break You Hard: Natalia Kills Slays Crowd at The Bell House in Brooklyn, NY (Concert Review)

My name is Natalia Kills. Tonight, you are all getting killed. On Wednesday night, Cherrytree Records' Natalia Kills headlined the PopJustice/High Rise CMJ showcase at The Bell House in Brooklyn. For faithful Muusers, it's no secret I've always had a soft spot for Miss Kills. She kind of…


Guest Muuse: Sam Lansky's "Fame Fatale: The Rise of Sky Ferreira"

So, this is something new and interesting. The night before my interview with Sky Ferreira, I received a vaguely mysterious e-mail from MuuMuse reader Sam Lansky with an attachment entitled "Fame Fatale." The e-mail suggested that the attached may assist me in preparing for my interview. As soon…


January 14: Pop Pondering of the Day

The Sugababes have never looked better. This is my pop pondering of the day, though I've already said it many times before: What if the 'Babes decided to breathe new life into the Vanity 6 project and return to us as a gaggle of classy sassy, sex-starved nymphs? Dirty hands, I demand.


Coming to Record Stores Near You: MuuMuse's Most Anticipated for 2010.

Photo courtesy of Suck.com. Year-end wrap up lists are nice and all, but it's the "Most Anticipated" lists that are way more fun for me to read. The rumors! The possibilities! The inability to foresee a terrible album in the making! Who can resist the sweet, succulent taste of possibility? Of…


Amanda Blank: I Love You (Album Review)

Until this summer, Philadelphia-bred mistress of ceremonies Amanda Blank could be found both everywhere and nowhere; a fixture found in the liner notes and "featuring" sections on collaboration tracks from just about every hip-hop tested, indie cred-approved artist since the mid-'00's, including…