Category Archives: Charity

To Remix or Not to Remix: Tori Amos

Thanks to the kind dance auteurs at Acid Ted for rexamining one of my FAVE – and often TABOO topics – remix tracks that *some* (aka ME! ME! ME!) consider to be better than the original version. Specifically, Tori Amos‘ … Continue reading

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Video: Queen Latifah & Common “U.N.I.T.Y.” LIVE

Whoa. I totally forgot I uploaded this live duet of Queen Latifah and Common with The Roots as a backing band at Terminal 5! I think I was so happy I blacked out – however I do remember wearing my … Continue reading

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VML Playlist 7-24-12

Wow what a day. Not only did we sample the new album releases this week, we also flipped through the crates to dig up some of our fave Common tracks. It’s all leading up to Virgin Mobile‘s From the Ground … Continue reading

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Video: Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeroes Mother

Happy Mother’s Day everyone! To celebrate the occasion, ES&TMZ‘s own Alex Ebert directed this video for “Mother,” a track the band contributed to the Every Mother Counts 2012 compilation album which you can pick up here. The proceeds go to … Continue reading

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VML Teams Up With Machine Gun Preacher to Donate Fresh Water Wells & More

So Relativity Media‘s latest production Machine Gun Preacher debuted this weekend. It’s based on a true story of an ex-biker gang member turned Reverend who traveled to the Southern Sudan on a mission. Once there he witnessed first hand the … Continue reading

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Photos: Beirut Secret Show at Red Hot & Rio 2

So my friend Baker shares an amazing loft right off the Williamsburg Bridge and hosted a very special taping of a Red Hot and Rio 2 session with intimate acoustic sets by local artists. The Phenomenal Handclap Band played, Cults … Continue reading

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Today’s News Brought To You by the Letter G : Gaga Goes Gilt Groupe

To celebrate the launch of Lady Gaga‚Äôs new album, Born This Way‚Äîwhich hits stores May 23‚ÄîGilt Groupe has teamed up with Gilt City for a epic charitable offering for the little monsters out there. Shop sales curated by Nicola Formichetti, … Continue reading

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The Drums’ Release The New World for Japan Disaster Relief Efforts

“We are deeply saddened by what has happened, and we are so in awe of the strength and courage shown by the people of Japan. We wrote this song to bring a little more hope. Japan, we have loved you … Continue reading

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