PIQNIQ TICKETS DISCOUNTED AS PART OF NATIONAL CONCERT DAY CELEBRATION
May 1st was National Concert Day, and the celebration continues through Tuesday with a bunch of discounted shows. That includes PIQNIQ. $20, no additional fees…and you are in the lawn May 20th at Hollywood Casino Ampitheatre. Take advantage of while you can — tickets available here.
WHAT ACCENT IS THAT EXACTLY, THERE, BLINK-182?
NERD ALERT: Some guy made a linguist listen to Blink-182 to analyze their very distinctive accent that some memes find —- irresistible. So why do a lot of pop punk bands sound like that? Because you kinda want to conform and sound like bands that are popular in your genre, according to the article. I think Green Day would have been a better model for the study, no?
LORDE’S PARENTS GET HITCHED…AFTER 30 YEARS.
Who knew Lorde was technically…(brace your ears)…a bastard? Well, no more. I mean…30 years together. Might as well get those tax benefits…if that’s a thing in New Zealand. I know kiwifruit is, but that’s about the extent of my knowledge.
RADIOHEAD HELD BACK SONG BECAUSE “IT WOULD HAVE SOLD MORE RECORDS”
OK Computer celebrates 20 years with a reissue on June 23rd, including three songs held back from the album. One of them — called “Lift” — was “subconsciously held back” because the band thinks it would have made them more popular…and “sold more records” as a result. That’s such a Radiohead thing.