Watch Beth Ditto Get Silly for Three Minutes in Gossip's "Move In The Right Direction"

Huzzah! It's the video premiere for "Move In The Right Direction"--my personal favorite off of Gossip's phenomenal new record, A Joyful Noise. (Review it already! I know, please stop yelling at me, I'm only one man, stressed as it is, etc.) What's black and white and red all over? The answer:…


Gossip: Perfect World (Video Premiere)

It's the video premiere for Gossip's gorgeous new Brian Higgins-produced single, "Perfect World"--and we're being brought to church! So what exactly exists in a perfect world, according to the sacred hymn of Beth Ditto? Stained glass, fire, candelabras and slender gymnast-dancers, amongst other…


Gossip Premieres New Single "Perfect World," Announces New Album 'A Joyful Noise'

Oh, thank the sweet baby Jesus: Beth Ditto has returned to us. The alt-indie-post-punk-soul-whatever you wanna call 'em rockers known as Gossip have just released "Perfect World" to iTunes today, the gorgeous lead single from their upcoming fifth studio album, A Joyful Noise. To make these musical…


Beth Ditto: I Wrote The Book (Video Premiere)

Photo courtesy of SPIN. Madonna's making a serious comeback these days...and she's not even the one making the music. After Christina Aguilera's (critically panned) homage to "Express Yourself" with the video for "Not Myself Tonight", and the current brouhaha surrounding Lady Gaga's "Born This Way"…


Now Streaming: Preview Beth Ditto's Upcoming Simian Mobile Disco-Produced Solo EP

This morning, Deconstruction Records released a surprise early Christmas present: A 2-minute SoundCloud preview of Gossip frontwoman Beth Ditto's upcoming 4-track solo EP, produced by Simian Mobile Disco. The stream includes all four songs on the EP, including "Goodnight Good Morning," "Do You…


Introduucing...Saint Saviour!

Meet Saint Saviour. The London-bred vocalist is perhaps best known for lending her pipes to Groove Armada, as well as a bunch of other acts including The RGBs, The Slips, and Joe & Will Ask. Now the singer will be taking a stab at going it solo with the release of her debut single, "Woman…


First Listen: Róisín Murphy's New Single, "Momma's Place"

"So, you think you know it all? That's just the arrogance of youth." Ladies and gentlemen, the first truly amazing song of 2010. The meshing of '80's and '90's club sounds! The sharp, strutting beat! The lyrics! Listening again and again and again... PS: Could anyone else see the Gossip killing a…


MuuMuse Presents: The Top 20 Singles of 2009.

Well, the year is just about over now, which means that those "Best Of 2009" lists just won't let up anytime soon. Two weeks ago saw my "Top 40 Albums of 2009" list. Now, it's time to get down to the finest singles of the year. LET'S DO THIS. All chart and sales figures provided by Wikipedia. 20.…


Simian Mobile Disco Announce New Album!

Hot off the press (release)! Simian Mobile Disco have announced the release of their follow-up album, Temporary Pleasure, due out on August 17th on Wichita Recordings. The album will feature collaborations with artists including Beth Ditto, Alexis Taylor of Hot Chip, and Jamie Lidell. TRACKLISTING…


The Gossip: Heavy Cross

And now for something completely delicious. "I choose ya-ee-eww!" Beth Ditto unleashes around the one minute mark of The Gossip's upcoming single "Heavy Cross." Sexy guitar riffs, crashing percussion, and a sing-a-long series of yips and yelps let out by the lead songstress--if this is any…