The sound of Gay Teen
Posts Tagged: Janelle Monae
there isn’t anything approaching a weak track on this brilliant pop album
America has never been cooler
The American cool comes to New York City
I have claimed 2018 as a great year for hip hop and for indie folk, and so it is…
a celebration of “black girl magic”
a world in turmoil
sample heaven and strange, druggy sounds
“black girl magic”
a strange and wonderful thing
This is 2018
Bound to have been Prince approved
Puts Janelle in Beyonce land
I am gonna go with Monae despite “Pynk”.
Prince redux and bi-sexuality
Dance trumps rock, no two ways about it. Skrillex and two thirds of Swedish House Mafia siphoned off 75% of the audience, leaving 25% for Jack White and Vampire Weekend. The sheer numbers were incredible. Broken Bells was free and easy, you couldn’t move at Disclosures set which was occurring on a different stage at the same time.
Tightrope – Janelle Monae – Maybe the highlight of Friday’s entire day at Governor Ball on Friday, this is a pure rhythm dance track, ridiculously modern disco blaster. Big Boi’s rap only makes it that much better. Janelle was a star after this – Aroc
You should go to Festivals the same way you listen to music in 2014, sample all the goods and then research further. Even bands you really wanna see, headliners Outkast for instance, this might not be the best way to check em out. You’d have to give up too much and wait too long (I figure 90 minutes) to get really great sitelines. That would be, wow, at least four sets.
A strange thing happened on the way to SNL tonight. I ended up doing this on my own. Yup, Iman is off in the wilds of Maryland for the marriage of his dear niece and well the kid is busy entertaining so…you’re stuck with me
On a glorious Saturday afternoon drifting into Saturday evening, 60,000 New Yorkers became “Global Citizens”. Well helping the poor is one thing and music is something else entirely and I for one, actually, will be happy to dismiss the entire enterprise for you.