Tag Archives: Fred Schneider

HiFi Sean Ft. Fred Schneider – Truck [VIDEO]

New from British DJ/producer Sean Dickson, former frontman for the Soup Dragons. Deejay.de recaps: Truck is a buzzing analogue Moog droning bass riff over disco-tic handclap beats with CB radio vocals by the one and only frontman of the B-52’s Fred. Think homage to movies like Convoy and Smokey & the Bandit turned into pulsing dubbed up soundtrack to hitting ...

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Monster Energy Drink Vs Fred Schneider

From the New York Post: Monster Energy is in its own “Private Idaho.” Fred Schneider, lead singer of The B-52’s, and a small Florida coffee company find themselves between a rock lobster and a hard place after the makers of the sugary energy drink accused them of infringing their “Monster” trademark. Monster believes its brand is as good as legal ...

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Sleater-Kinney – Rock Lobster [VIDEO]

Last night at Manhattan’s Terminal 5, Sleater-Kinney vocalist Carrie Brownstein brought out her Portlandia costar Fred Armisen to perform Fred Schneider’s parts in their terrific cover of the 1979 B-52s classic, Rock Lobster. More from Stereogum: Armisen took the role seriously, banging on a cowbell and wearing a salmon-colored sport coat and falling to the floor and pretending to swim ...

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The Superions – Konnichiwa

Via press release: Fred Schneider, frontman of the iconic party band The B-52s (Love Shack, Roam, Rock Lobster) along with his brethren Noah Brodie and Dan Marshall have just released their newest hit single Konnichiwa. Konnichiwa is the first in a series of singles by The Superions from their forthcoming album Superionicus. Konnichiwa is a lesson in linguistics that will ...

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Fred Schneider For PETA: Don’t Eat Rock Lobsters (Or Crabs Either)

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Bidding Now Open For Ali Forney Center’s Shred Of Hope Celebrity T-Shirt Auction

Bidding is now open for the Shred Of Hope celebrity t-shirt auction to benefit the Ali Forney Center. Posing with their creations above are Scissor Sisters guitarist Babydaddy, Tony winner Jeff Whitty, REM lead singer Michael Stipe, former Ali Forney client Isis (who has appeared on America’s Next Top Model), Oscar winner Dustin Lance Black, and Marvel Comics illustrator Phil ...

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Swag Tuesday

Today’s Swag Tuesday prize is two tickets to this week’s launch party for Shred Of Hope, the celebrity t-shirt fundraiser for the Ali Forney Center. This Thursday June 20th, Nasty Pig presents a kickoff party for Shred of Hope, an auction of one-of-a-kind celebrity-designed Shredder t-shirts benefitting the Ali Forney Center (AFC). AFC is the nation’s largest and most comprehensive ...

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Supersonic Female

Debbie Harry turns 67 today. And Fred Schneider turns 61. Therefore here’s the B-52’s 1998 tribute to the “queen of the underground.” (There’s a stupid ad first because the clip isn’t on YouTube.)

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The Superions – Crummy Christmas Tree

The Orlando-based Superions are a side project from B-52’s frontman Fred Schneider. Their holiday album Destination: Christmas is now on sale. UPDATE: JMG reader Hightemp suggests you might like this one better. I do.

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Dedicated To The U.S. Senate

(Tipped by JMG reader Fritz)

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B-52s Planning Live Album

There’s a great interview with B-52s member Fred Schneider over at the A.V. Club in which he reveals that the band is working on a live album to be culled from four live shows in Australia. A lot of the interview is about Fred’s new Orlando-based band, The Superions, but there’s also a lot of stuff about the early years ...

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The Superions (Feat. Fred Schneider)
Who Threw That Ham At Me?

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Hot Gay Singles

Two hot new singles from gay artists are out this week. First, Blowoff DJ and remix king Rich Morel has just released his take on Alan Cumming’s Next To Me, which is from Cumming’s new album, I Bought A Blue Car Today. Now available on iTunes. Another typically fantastic Pink Noise Mix from Rich. And B-52s frontman Fred Schneider has ...

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