Thursday, January 03, 2013
Matthew Perpetua, editor of Buzzfeed Music, previews some of the music to look forward to in the coming year.
Monday, February 07, 2011
(Alex Goldmark, Transportation Nation) In Super Bowl XLV there were more car commercials than beer ads, most out of Detroit and many touting the eco-elements of new models. But the most noteworthy was the classy ad for the new Chrysler 200 featuring Eminem.
"Chrysler 200" was the top trending Google search this morning. Not bad for the new name of what used to be the Sebring, a car the Detroit Free Press called "arguably the most maligned vehicle to ever come out of Auburn Hills."
The ad works because it sells Detroit pride as much as it sells the revamped 200. A gritty baritone announcer apparently speaks for all Detroit intoning, "What does this city know about luxury. Huh? What does a town that's been to hell and back know about the finer things?"
Wednesday, June 10, 2009
As we broadcast live on June 11 from the Jerome L. Greene Performance Space, we look at the art of music videos -- and where videos are headed. Our guests include Rik Cordero, who has directed videos from Jay-Z, Nas, Q-Tip, John Legend and others, and Idolator.com editor Maura Johnston. (Think you know how to make a video? Enter the Soundcheck Music Video Contest, starring the Fiery Furnaces!)
Saturday, October 26, 2002
Studio 360 gets framed. Kurt Andersen and the architect Frank Gehry talk about how frames guide what we see and understand in a piece of art. A master craftsman explains the joy of making a perfect frame. We look at the ancient trick of nesting stories within stories, way back ...