Michael Arceneaux

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2009

    Asher Roth (and Entourage) Save the Day in L.A.

    Despite being branded a hero, "Frat Boy Fresh" Asher Roth has since clarified that he's more so a hero by association. Wednesday, a post on the URB blog claimed that according to his publicist, Roth was involved in detaining a man who made a bomb throat on an Atlanta flight headed for Los Angel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2009

    Digitalia: You Ain't No Picasso

    Not many people can appreciate the subtle brilliance of Kermit T. Frog's "The Rainbow Connection." Yes, that song from The Muppet Movie. Nor are there many outlets for people willing to listen to anyone who dares to cover Tone-Loc's "Wild Thing." But that's just some of the fun you'll find over on Y ... More >>

  • Music

    January 1, 2009
  • Blogs

    December 30, 2008

    Digitalia: Aquarium Drunkard

    Special guest Drunkard Holden Rushing of Small Sounds Named after a line in Wilco's "I Am Trying to Break Your Heart," L.A.-based music blog Aquarium Drunkard offers an eclectic mix of indie and classic rock, with a few dashes of country, soul and R&B thrown in for good measure. Launched in 2005 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 25, 2008

    Merry Christmas from the Rocks Off Family

    ...and so say all of us! - Chris Gray, Craig Hlavaty, Dusti Rhodes, Keith Plocek, William Michael Smith, Bob Ruggiero, John Nova Lomax, Ernest Barteldes, Brandon K. Hernsberger, Jef With One F, Michael Arceneaux, Linda Leseman, kris ex, Kathy F. Mahdoubi, Rosa Guerrero, Nick DiFonzo, Jason Ferguson ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2008

    Digitalia: Sir Shambling's Deep Soul Heaven

    Do you find yourself listening to the radio and suddenly envying the deaf? Do you long for the days when people had no idea what AutoTune was and sang in a way that didn't remind you of R2D2? Do you miss R&B and soul music that actually sounds like R&B and soul music? If so, an older fellow ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2008

    Digitalia: Blind I for the Kids

    If you're looking to escape the homogeneity of mainstream radio in favor of something a little more distinct, head over to Blind I for the Kids. At the site's top right, it calls itself a "social purveyor of vanguard taste." That's a crafty way of saying "our taste is better than most, just go with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2008

    Digitalia: iTunes' Top Holiday Songs

    The holiday season is a time to enjoy favorite pastimes like expanding your credit-card debt, eating way too much food, and arguing with your relatives. And of course, there's the best staple of them all: butchering holiday jingles. Never finding a song they didn't want to shill, iTunes offers an ex ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2008

    Welcome Back, Beyonce

    Beyonce has returned - though she never really seems to go very far, does she? - and is now hitting the world with dual singles hoping to flood both pop and urban radio with her regal presence and glass-shattering vocals. The pop ditty she’s offering is a track called “If I Were A Boy.” Prod ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2008