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Taylor Momsen

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2014

    Taylor Momsen, Rock's Smartest Wild Child

    Taylor Momsen can name her rock and roll heroes with a disarming amount of speed. Her father's record collection instilled in her a love of loud guitars and thunderous drums from childhood, says the 21-year-old former Gossip Girl actress, who then rattles off the greats like her band The Pretty Reck ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2014

    The 15 Best Songs We Heard In May

    "Collard Greens," Schoolboy Q If you enjoy beats that conjure images of huddled, bouncing basketball teams moments before tip-off, you'll enjoy "Collard Greens." If you also enjoy raps about having game, money and weed, you'll return for a second helping. And, if you want to hear Schoolboy Q's Black ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2013

    Vote or Die: The Last VJ's Top Five Videos of the Week

    Welcome back to The Last VJ, music fans. It's another week of plumbing through the depths of the Internet trying to find the true art of the music video hidden under the mainstream and ignored by the once-proud MTV. Your votes count, so let us know which of these five videos deserves to have their ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2012

    Fuccing the Devil With Against Me!'s Andrew Seward

    If there is something that is sadly lacking in the world, it's musicians directing music videos. Some do it, of course, like Blitzen Trapper's Brian Adrian Koch or Taylor Momsen who does her own storyboards. For better or for worse, though, most bands turn their product over to a professional direct ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2012

    Freezepop Raises the Bar on Internet Music Videos

    I lost my virginity to a girl obsessed with light-hearted, quirky electronica. She could sing "99 Luftballoons" in the original German and had "Bring Me Edelweiss" on vinyl. Ever since then I've been a sucker for electropop rife with irreverence, and modern acts like Hyperbubble and Freezepop prove ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2012

    The Last VJ's Guide to Making a Good Music Video

    It appears -- and every record label, manager, and publicist that I ask agrees -- that I am petty much the only mainstream journalist who dedicates himself to covering music videos as a regular, in-depth beat. I try to focus on at least one a week, though it obviously depends on what kind of product ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2012

    Last Night: Marilyn Manson At House Of Blues

    Marilyn Manson House of Blues May 13, 2012 See more Mother's Day Marilyn Manson photos in our slideshow. "It's Mothers Day. Anybody here have my child, or is my child?" howled Marilyn Manson from the stage at the House of Blues Sunday, just as he and the band ended "Disposable Teens" in a flurry o ... More >>

  • Music

    May 10, 2012
  • Blogs

    February 21, 2011

    Friday Night: The Pretty Reckless At House Of Blues

    Photos by Marc Brubaker​The Pretty Reckless House of Blues Bronze Peacock Room February 18, 2011 The strangest thing about seeing The Pretty Reckless Friday night wasn't the fact that the show ended by 10 p.m., contained just 11 songs, or even that it was filled with boys and girls barely old ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2011

    MCM: More Local Music News Than Downtown Street Repairs

    Rocks Off mines away all week at this mysterious mountain of Internet just to find all the precious local music news we can. ​This week's honorary soundtrack comes courtesy of HasHBrown, who dropped his Relationsh*t EP on Valentine's Day. MCM is sad to say goodbye to Weird Party and, belated ... More >>

  • Music

    February 17, 2011
  • Blogs

    February 15, 2011

    15 Gets You 20: Rock & Roll Jailbait Through The Years

    theprettyreckless.com​Friday night, The Pretty Reckless (above) pulls into town for a gig at House of Blues. The band, led by Gossip Girl star Taylor Momsen, is known largely for the 17-year-old singer's penchant for wearing something resembling lingerie, chain-smoking and basically being a te ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2010

    Lindsay Lohan & Demi Lovato: Mamas, Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Pop Stars

    You said it, Demi.​If you're a parent, one day you'll inevitably come to the sobering realization that your child's ultimate happiness is out of your hands. Naturally you're going to avoid feeding them Red Bull and Cheetos for lunch (that's a man's meal) or letting them juggle steak knives, bu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2010

    Which Actors Can Hack It As Musicians?

    ​Hollywood Shuffle got word Thursday that Blues Brother and Saturday Night Live alumnus Dan Aykroyd will be at the downtown Spec's this afternoon from 3-7 p.m. to sign bottles of his new vodka, Conehead Crystal Head. Aykroyd is in town to act as Grand Marshal for Saturday's Art Car Parade. Sat ... More >>

  • Film

    March 20, 2008

    Sk8er Boi: Paranoid Park

    Gus Van Sant returns to disaffected youth and shoestring budgets

  • Music

    December 19, 2002

    Xmas Marks the Spot

    A guide to new holiday discs, from surprise presents to Tannen-bombs

  • Film

    November 16, 2000

    We'll All Cry Boo-Hoo

    Ron Howard's cuddly new Grinch puzzles our puzzler till our puzzler's puzzled out

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