Travis Barker thought it was a good idea to remake “Jingle Bells” with Kris Jenner and Kourtney Kardashian and it’s even worse than you can imagine. BONUS – New music Friday
My beef is not with the Kardashians / Jenner in there. It’s with Travis Barker.
Listen, man. I totally understand the power of the PUSSY.
Wars have started over it. The most powerful men in the world are brought to their knees by it. I understand.
But keep that shit at home.
You didn’t need to trigger this kind of hearing ailment on the rest of the world. Christmas Eve nothing less!
How the mighty fell.
(If you know, you know)
Here’s everything that happened to music this week –
We dropped Episode 7 of Barstool Backstage featuring country artists Locash, filmed live on location in Tampa Bay on their record release night.
We Ditched Chief’s Christmas Playlist on Spotify and Apple Music
Dave Ditched his ‘Rich Person on Exotic Vacation You Can’t Afford’ playlist –
If you need a Christmas music mix – I got you
– Britney Spears is ready to be her own cheerleader and make some new music.
In a new Instagram video posted late Wednesday (December 22), the pop superstar films herself in front of a bathroom mirror while singing dizzying notes and ending with a heartwarming descent.
– Halle Bailey shared a tender coverage of the Radiohead classic “Creep” on social media Tuesday
– Lorde released a new music video for “Leader of a New Regime”
– Christina Aguilera celebrated her 41st birthday in style this weekend by sharing a series of classic Xtina photos with fans. “XTINA XLI,” the singer wrote alongside a series of five snaps in which she wore nothing but long lace-up leather gloves, oversized black sunglasses and a pouty look accented by a dark lip liner.
– Plunging into the atmosphere of ’90s sitcoms, LCD Soundsystem will be played by Eric Warheim, Macaulay Culkin, Christine Ko, Jon Daly, Luenell and many more for a new vacation special, All My Friends. The feature film arrived on Prime Video and Amazon Music’s Twitch channel on December 22, seeing the cast perform as members of the legendary electronic band before a special concert performed by LCD Soundsystem themselves.
The special, named after LCD’s 2007 hit single “All My Friends,” teases all of the actors and their various roles over an instrumental version of the track. Eric Wareheim completed the special and is expected to play the role of frontman James Murphy. Macaulay Culkin will play drummer Pat Mahoney, while Christine Ko will play keyboardist Nancy Whang, Cory Loykasek as guitarist Al Doyle, Jon Daly as bassist Tyler Pope, Tony Cavalero as synthesizer Nick Millisher, Aparna Nanchelea as synthesizer Abby Echiverri, Rex Lee as band director Brian Graf, and Luenell as tour director. Korey Rickey, meanwhile, will be portrayed by a puppet. In a statement on the upcoming bogus sitcom, James Murphy said
– Incubus frontman Brandon Boyd released “Petrichor”, the latest preview of his upcoming album ECHOES & COCOONS.
– The past and present worlds of indie collide. Rising stars Pom Pom Squad have teamed up with alternative veterans Nada Surf for a new take on the latter’s 1996 classic “Popular,” with an almost shot-for-shot remake of the song’s music video. One of my favorite songs from my childhood
– Big Thief shared two new songs, “No Reason” and “Spud Infinity”. Both songs appear on their next album, Dragon New Warm Mountain I believe in you, which falls on February 11 via 4AD.
– ††† (Crosses) – the electropop side-project of Chino Moreno from Deftones – is back with another playful cover, putting its minimalist but paradoxically energetic touch to Q Lazzarus’ 1988 track “Goodbye Horses”.
– Nas had to release his new album, Magic, tonight at midnight, but it’s already fallen!
Produced by longtime Nas collaborator Hit-Boy, the nine-track album features guest spots by A $ AP Rocky and DJ Premier on the track “Wave Gods”.
Nas refers to hip-hop heavyweights in Magic, including Jay-Z, Kendrick Lamar, and Gang Starr. On “Wu for the Children”, Nas pays tribute to the late Virgil Abloh and Ol ‘Dirty Bastard, among others.
–Drakeo the Ruler, a West Coast rapper known for his offbeat cadence and jerky rhythm, was fatally stabbed Saturday night during an altercation at a Los Angeles festival where several artists were scheduled to perform. He was 28 years old.
– RZA and Flatbush Zombies are big fans of Quentin Tarantino. Last week, the Wu-Tang MC teamed up with the hip-hop group for the Reservoir Dogs-inspired single “Plug Addicts”, and now the artists are back with a song named after the director himself.
– Gucci Mane paid tribute to the late rapper Young Dolph this week in the video for his new track “Long Live Dolph”. The tribute to the Memphis rapper, who was shot and killed on November 17, is the last song on Gucci’s new album So Icy Christmas.
– Alicia Keys takes her fans behind the scenes. The singer released a clip to accompany Keys track from the album “Come for Me (Unlocked)”, which features Khalid and Lucky Daye on the track.
– The Weeknd unveiled the futuristic new music video for their 2011 track “Echoes of Silence”
– Saweetie launched a new buzz cut
– Chicago’s Lil Durk proposed to her fiance during his performance for radio station WGCI’s Big Jam Concert at the United Center in the couple’s hometown, the hitmaker (née Durk Derrick Banks) surprised audiences when he proposed unexpectedly to Royale on stage.
Durk was on his knees when he asked Royale, “Do you want to be my wife?” The enthusiastic crowd cheered to celebrate the special moment before Royale said yes.
– Aaliyah and The Weeknd are bringing fans something sweet enough to devour with their new collaboration “Poison”
– FKA Twigs and The Weeknd are now officially collaborators. The duo teamed up on their new track, “Tears In the Club”
– Dr. Dre released 6 new songs via a GTA expansion
– Boldy James and The Alchemist have released Super Tecmo Bo, the companion to their August album Bo Jackson.
– On December 9, SLANDER tweeted an image from an Ableton project file, writing “2008, I’m fucking screaming; 2021, me too fucking screaming. The audio clip in the image read “Love Is Gone (Tiësto Remix)”, and now the Dutch legend’s Great Hall takes on SLANDER and Dylan Matthew’s 2019 mega-hit has officially landed.
– Continuing her burgeoning status on the UK scene, AmyElle released the B-side of her November release, “Push It”, adding another track to her repertoire with the single “Need You Now”.
– Kill The Noise is getting ready to release his second album, and he’s teaming up with MOELLE to lead the LP’s rollout with “Don’t Look Back”.
– Electronic duo TNGHT have released the new song “Brick Figures”, along with the accompanying music video.
– Just days after dropping their surprise “Broadway Girls” collaboration, rapper Lil Durk and Morgan Wallen unveiled the video for the viral hit.
– With 33 artists, a phalanx of songwriters and studio musicians and recorded in several studios, HARDY’s Hixtape: Vol. 2 is the latest installment in his Hixtape series, a unique type of collaborative album that is quickly becoming a phenomenon in its own right.
– Harper Grae takes a break to reflect on past relationships in ‘Thinking of You’.
– Rob Aldridge struggles to stay afloat amid a toxic relationship in “Poor Taste”, his new song with his band The Proponents.
– Old Crow Medicine Show will release their seventh studio album this spring. Paint This Town finds Grammy Award winners returning to their trademark sound, rooted in traditional folk with a modern twist.
To coincide with the announcement, the group shared the title track from their upcoming album on Wednesday, December 8 with a music video directed by Travis Nicholson.