Mika

Happy 27th Birthday, Mika!

The Lebanese-born British singer Mika turns 27 today. Known for his Freddie Mercury-esque flamboyance, Ramen Noodle tangle of hair, and multi-octave prowess, he launched onto the UK music scene in 2007 with a great deal of hype before …

The BRIT Awards Go Pop

The press and the music industry itself are reacting to yesterday’s BRIT nominations. The big story about the nominations – according to The Guardian, The Times, The Daily Telegraph, The Sun, and Billboard – is the …

The British Invasion of Coachella

Pitchfork has photos from this weekend’s Coachella festival, including pics of Arctic Monkeys, The Jesus and Mary Chain (where’s ScarJo?!), Jarvis Cocker, fake Brits Interpol, eccentric Icelander Bjork, Hot Chip, and Happy …

Brits Got Stiffed at Last Night’s Award Ceremonies

British entertainers had better be glad that the Brit awards are happening this week. Artists like James Blunt and Corinne Bailey Rae were left empty-handed as those naughty Dixie Chicks took home award after award.