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Pet Shop Boys Announce Two NYC Dates, Release First Video From Coming Album

Pet Shop Boys have announced concerts at the Upper West Side’s gorgeous Beacon Theatre on September 16th and 17th.  Tickets go on sale this Friday. RELATED: The Presets and Dragonette will play Terminal 5 on May 8th. Get tickets here. UPDATE: Via Towleroad, there’s the first video from the coming Pet Shop Boys album, Electric, which is due out on …

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My Robot Friend – It’s Raining Cats

The silliest thing ever.  And probably a daylong earworm. You might recall My Robot Friend from their wonderful 2002 track, We’re The Pet Shop Boys, which was later covered by Robbie Williams and the Pet Shop Boys themselves. I still play the original often.

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Photographer David LaChapelle Sued By Ex-Boyfriend For $75 Million

Renowned celebrity photographer David LaChapelle has been sued for $75 million by his former boyfriend/agent. David LaChapelle is accused of failing to pay his former business agent, Fred Torres, almost $25 million in expenses that he incurred over the years for processing LaChapelle’s photographs and selling them worldwide. The business agent also accused LaChapelle, an Andy Warhol protégé, of conspiring …

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Tituss Burgess – And I Am Telling You

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS has posted the full Tituss Burgess performance that brought down the house a few days ago at Broadway Backwards.  Burgess originated the role of The Little Mermaid‘s Sebastian on Broadway and played D’Fwan on 30 Rock.  From the YouTube comments: “Someone pass the plate cause that was church!”

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Sigur Rós – Brennisteinn

From the comments over on Stereogum: “I’m seeing these guys on Sunday and I’ve never heard a note. What should I expect?” Answer: “Really relatable lyrics about relationships and concise pop song structures.” Heh. The new album is due in June.

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Brendan Maclean –Stupid (Remix)

Last month I posted the quirky performance video for this track and today my Aussie pal DJ Jonny Seymour and his musical partner Paul Mac released a great remix, which does evoke the 1984 club smash by Giorgio Moroder and Limahl. Click over and give it a listen.  The Stereogamous naughty remix of Credit Card Babies by Brooklyn’s trans collective …

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Slow Knights – Shame

Here’s another cut from the coming album by Scissor Sisters guitarist Del Marquis and his collaborators. From the press materials: Slow Knights is a collective that steps away from glamour shots and imagery that pushes the personality of anyone within, instead inviting the listener to get lost in the lyrics, in the melodies, and most importantly the rhythm of the …

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June 19th At NYC’s Roseland Ballroom

Obviously timed for gay pride, the B-52s and the Go-Go’s play Manhattan’s Roseland Ballroom on June 19th as part of a joint tour that has yet to confirm any other dates, although ten other cities are on the TBD roster. Tickets for the NYC date are already on sale. This is the first tour for the B-52s without guitarist Keith …

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Pet Shop Boys Leave EMI After 28 Years

After spending their entire career with EMI’s Parlophone Records, the Pet Shop Boys have jumped ship and this June will release a new album with the relatively unknown Kobalt Label Services. “This is a very exciting point in our careers,” said Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe in a statement. “We are hugely proud of the new album and are very …

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Kazaky – Crazy Law

Dan Avery wonders if Ukraine’s famed stiletto-wearing hotties aren’t dissing Russia’s “gay propaganda” laws with this track.

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Quote Of The Day: Ellen DeGeneres

“I’ve never filed a brief to the Supreme Court, so I thought I would post mine here. I’m sure someone will tweet it to them. Portia and I have been married for 4 years and they have been the happiest of my life. And in those 4 years, I don’t think we hurt anyone else’s marriage. I asked all of …

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John Grant – Pale Green Ghosts

The Irish Times writes today about openly HIV+ singer and songwriter John Grant: There are confessional songwriters, and then there is John Grant. The Michigan-born, Colorado-raised musician had been celebrated as a lyricist throughout his tenure with The Czars, the band he fronted for 10 years until their split in 2004. Yet it was the release of his astounding solo …

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