Category Archives: Music

Zooey Deschanel or Katy Perry?

witz.org can no longer tell the difference between Zooey Deschanel and Katy Perry, despite our best efforts. Now that Zooey has dipped her feet in the music world with She & Him, it’s made the confusion even worse. Seperated at birth indeed.

The picture above is Zooey.

Listen to Weezer’s “Pork and Beans”

Pork and Beans

A return to form for the mighty Weezer with the first single from their latest self-titled album (this time, the kids are calling it “Red”, as this is the third self-titled Weezer album after “Blue” and “Green”).

Listen to the single and read all the lyrics after the jump. Rumor is the song is a jab at Interscope’s insistence Weezer have a more “commercial” sound:

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Video: The Edge of the Deep Green Sea, Live AOL sessions

Spring has finally sprung here in New York, and what better way to celebrate than a long, depressing epic from The Cure?

Enjoy – this clip underlines how mediocre Fat Bob & Co. currently are without Roger O’Donnell playing keyboards…

Natalie Portman and Devendra Banhart: sign of the apocalypse?

Natalie Portman and Devandra

Yes, that’s Devendra Banhart and Natalie Portman walking arm in arm through Tompkins Square Park.

witz.org has no idea if they are a couple, of just friends, or perhaps they just like sharing a laugh. They do seem like an odd couple, no?

Natalie does have some history with the old hippie Devendra, recently starring in one of his music videos. Whatever the ultimate truth may be, we are just happy to see Natalie isn’t bald or smoking cigarettes anymore.

(More photos for you, stalker.)

Radiohead August 2008 Tour Dates & Venues

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Radiohead fans! Thrill at the confirmed tour dates for August! Buy tickets!

August 1 – Lollapalooza – Chicago, IL
August 3 – Verizon Wireless Music Center – Indianapolis, IN
August 4 – Blossom Music Center – Cleveland, OH
August 6 – Parc Jean Drapeau – Montreal, QC
August 8 – All Points West Music Arts Festival/Liberty State Park – Jersey City, NJ
August 9 – All Points West Music Arts Festival/Liberty State Park – Jersey City, NJ
August 12 – Susquehanna Bank Center – Camden, NJ
August 13 – Tweeter Center For the Performing Arts – Mansfield, MA
August 15 – Molson Amphitheatre – Toronto, ON
August 19 – Thunderbird Stadium – Vancouver, BC
August 20 – White River Amphitheatre – Auburn, WA
August 22 – Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival @ Golden Gate Park – San Francisco, CA
August 24 – Hollywood Bowl – Los Angeles, CA
August 25 – Hollywood Bowl – Los Angeles, CA
August 27 – Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre – Chula Vista, CA
August 28 – Santa Barbara Bowl – Santa Barbara, CA

Support for the headline dates will be Grizzly Bear August 3-15 and Liars August 19-28.

Bill Cosby on Yo! MTV Raps?

 

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2008 is the 20th Anniversary of Yo! MTV Raps, and witz.org’s associates at MTV have been working like mad to put together a massive retrospective including classic old-school music videos, Yo! show moments, and dozens of other goodies. One classic: this clip (above) of Bill Cosby (!) visiting to Yo! set…

Visit: Yo! MTV Raps 20th Anniversary.
Facebook: Yo! Fans.