Tag Archives: Michael Jackson

Happy National Pet Day!

Today is National Pet Day! While you probably don’t need a lot of reminders to appreciate that furried, feathered or finned one in your life, who might right now be curled up beside you, romping around your yard or sitting eagerly waiting for food, today is for remembering all our little friends. Pets demand attention,Read more...

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Friday on My Mind: Happy Halloween!

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind, our weekly blog post where we take a look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. Halloween is just around the corner so this week we are looking at spooky songs. Happy Halloween! As you probablyRead more...

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Friday Music News

Passion Pit is back!  Sort of!  Check out their pulsating remix of Swedish duo We Are Serenades‘ first single, “Birds” off of their album debut, Criminal Heaven, here. He is now, quite literally, the king of pop.  Pepsi is commemorating the 25th anniversary of Michael Jackson‘s seminal album Bad by adorning one billion cans with hisRead more...

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Album Review: The Weeknd - Echoes of Silence

Do yourself a favor and download this album. Here, it’s free. And while you are at it, go ahead and download Thursday and House of Balloons off of the website too. Just click that little arrow to the right of the album art. They are all free, and they are all really, really good. BeforeRead more...

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Tuesday News Catchup

Conrad Murray, the doctor found guilty of involuntary manslaughter for the death of Michael Jackson, has been served the maximum sentence of four years in prison and a denial of probation. Prosecutors are also seeking restitution fees from Murray, paid to Jackson’s three children. As the Associated Press reports, Judge Michael Pastor said, “Dr. MurrayRead more...

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Thursday News Roundup

Three people are reportedly dead after the collapse of yet another festival music stage, this time at Belgium’s Pukkelpop Festival. Onstage were Smith Westerns, who tweeted “Stage collapsed max almost got crushed by the tress. I hope pukkelpop has insurance bc all our shit is broke.” and then, after realizing the extent of the damage,Read more...

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Michael Jackson remembered

You couldn’t have gone to bed last night or woken up this morning without hearing the news of Michael Jackson’s surprising death yesterday. Jackson passed away from a heart attack at age 50. Stories flooded the internet and news channels of speculation of his death, its cause, its effects. If you haven’t read much aboutRead more...

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Friday Nite Spotlight: James Brown - 20 All-Time Greatest Hits!

This is my all-time favorite James Brown collection. And every single song here has a corresponding story of how it fits into my life. Song 1 -- “It’s a Man’s Man’s World’ Picture yourself in a Brooklyn nightclub on a Saturday night. The paper listed it as a burlesque show, and we’re not really sureRead more...

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