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Today marks the 20th birthday of Canada’s very own Justin Bieber. We all remember that fourteen year old heartthrob that started out by posting videos on YouTube. Fast forward to six years later and we now have a twenty year old Bieber struggling to find himself out of trouble. 2013 was a tough year for the Biebs. He caused a lot of havoc and controversy, it’s no wonder the media paid so much attention to his every move. Remember that time Bieber slept with a prostitute in Brazil? Or how about that time he was two hours late to his own concert? Spitting on fans? Stomping on the Brazilian flag? What about that time he was arrested for DUI? He’s due in court on March 10, after being transferred to Toronto from LA last month.
Bieber has announced his “retirement”, meaning, he’ll be taking a break from the spotlight. I think it’s something that is needed. He needs to re-evaluate himself. He grew up in the spotlight, and the media has revolved around him. For goodness sakes, he’s the richest 20 year old to date! He needs time for himself, and to look over his actions; focus on reconstructing himself as well as solely focusing on his music. He has millions that look up to him, and his behaviour as a role model, is unacceptable. How does one clean up this “bad boy” image that has been made? Do you think Bieber needs to clean up his act or should he actually retire?
Happy 20th Birthday Justin!
Below is Justin’s latest music video:
For those of you who adored Stevie Nicks cameos, performances, and song samples in Ryan Murphy’s American Horror Story, you’ll be pleased to discover that the Fleetwood Mac singer now has aspirations to compose tracks for the mega-hit HBO series, Game Of Thrones, which will be airing Sunday, April 6th 2014 for it’s fourth season. Nothing is yet confirmed and it’s possible she’s blowing smoke, but Stevie Nicks has resided in the glamour of the entertainment industry for a while and likely has some ancient favors at her disposal, if not some golden strings she can pull on.
Nicks said that she discovered Game Of Thrones back in 2011 just after her mother’s passing while simultaneously fighting with pneumonia; she described the series as comforting, especially in such a difficult time in her life.
“I’ve written a bunch of poetry about it – one for each of the characters,” she said. “I’m always looking for that kind of inspiration, and I’m very inspired by it — as I was very inspired by Twilight.”
As admirable as her passion is, my only concern is that she may clump the two “inspirations” together as she begins to write music for Game Of Thrones. A bystander in the ninth grade reading a synopsis of both stories would instinctively understand that the two differ very greatly in accordance to complexity, plot elements and dramatic spectrum. It would be akin to comparing James Cameron’s Avatar to Terrence Malick’s film, The New World; one which had historical implications but barely scraped the ‘topsoil’ layer of Aboriginal colonization, and the other providing an historical context of such at face value, blurring no lines and avoiding the use of vague metaphors or enhanced visuals to describe the events. The constitution of the vampire has been revolutionized – in some cases controversially – and though Stevie Nicks is wonderful at what she does, it would be a tragedy to see the intrinsic fantastical value of Game of Thrones jarred by the presence of a face or sound that is all too entrenched in the modern world.
Her appearance on American Horror Story was validated by her natural appeal, aura and resemblance to conventional witches,(with regard to her wardrobe) but in respects to the plot of the show, her placement was unorthodox and bordered on gimmicky. I don’t accuse Ryan Murphy productions of driving ratings before content, but the inclusion of a worldwide celebrity for no apparent purpose other than that one of the secondary characters feigned an insatiable obsession over her music, was at least suspicious.
Other bands who have appeared or are slated for introduction to the show’s musical production include Coldplay’s drummer Will Champion, Snow Patrol’s frontman Gary Lightbody, and the band Sigur Ros. These artists have all been succesful in detaching themselves from their signature sounds and trademark rhythms and progressions and manifested original tracks such as The Hold Steady’s original number: “The Bear and The Maiden Fair”, following one of the most gruesome battles in the season. If Stevie does land the gig, I am personally keeping my fingers crossed for her capacity to recreate her musical threshold and to avoid a repeat of her work in American Horror Story.
To see Stevie Nicks’ performance of “Seven Wonders” in American Horror Story, just check out the video below:
Chris Brown can’t seem to respect the hands-off policy. On Thursday, February 13th, a one Malcolm Ausbon filed a lawsuit with the superior court of Los Angeles against Brown, his entourage, and the 24 hour fitness gym where it had taken place.
NME Reports -The claim is that Ausbon was attacked after calling foul against Chris during a basketball game. He alleges that after calling the foul, Brown held the ball to himself while exclaiming that he would “put these hands on you”, and asserting affiliation with the Bloods gang. Browns entourage members allegedly began to make threats towards Ausbon and once the play had resumed, Ausbon was taken down to the floor where he was punched, dragged and kicked. Ausbon claims to have suffered injury to his “face, head, neck, back, legs, [and] ribs” and also “post traumatic stress disorder, dizziness, nervousness, embarrassment, fear, and anxiety” as a result of the incident.
In November of last year, Brown was ordered to return to rehab for anger management treatment for three months, along with 24 hours of community service a week after an incident where he allegedly punched a man in the face.
Introducing DIANA, a band composed of four talented Toronto natives. After signing with Paper Bag Records last year, they’ve gained a great amount of exposure in the Alternative Pop world. If you’re into the 80s synth pop sound with a strong female vocalist, this band creates that sound as well as that feeling of nostalgia. They also feature rad saxophone solos in their music. That’s something you don’t see from bands these days. Check them out! Also, be sure to check out their latest EP, Perpetual Surrender here.
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