SOTD: No Diggity – Chet Faker

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Song: No Diggity
Artist: Chet Faker
Album: Thinking In Textures
Genre: Alternative
In short: Chet Faker’s cover of Blackstreet’s “No Diggity” strips it of its Hip-Hop roots and dresses it up in a dreamy production. A pretty bold move for a new artist. Check it out below.

No Diggity – Chet Faker [Download]

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Restoration

This is the first post on the domain (blog, sort of). I don’t know where this is going, or for what reason, but all I know is that I miss writing, I miss expressing in different ways, and most of all, I miss sharing. Although the skin has changed, the soul remains the same. The world is at our tips, expanding through different tips.

SOTD: Lentil (Live) – SiA

Song: Lentil (Live)
Artist: SiA
Album: Lady Croissant
Genre: Pop/Alternative
In short: Pint-sized Australian songbird Sia Furler has been making music for a long while, but her breakthrough came after her collaborative work with UK trip-hop duo Zero 7. Preceding the release of her fourth album, Some People Have Real Problems, Furler released a live album containing some of her old hits and new songs that were later included on the follow-up release. One of those songs is the sublime “Lentil”, written by Furler herself and long-time friend Samuel Dixon, the song mirrors Furler’s charming personality and is a notch above most singer-songwriters’ material.

Lentil (Live) – SiA [Download]

MTV Gaga Promo

Lady Gaga is set to open the 2011 MTV VMAs with an explosive performance of—hopefully—a set of her hits, or just “Yoü And I”.

Tune in on August 28!

SOTD: Bad Habit – Joss Stone

Song: Bad Habit
Artist: Joss Stone
Album: Introducing… Joss Stone
Genre: Soul
In short: There is no artist in recent history that has tried to reboot his/her career as much as Joss Stone is trying to do. After the phenomenal success of her sophomore album Mind, Body, and Soul, Stone released three album titled Introducing… Joss Stone, Colour Me Free, and LP1, respectively. On each record, Stone has tried to revamp her career and gain more credibility, but sadly none of the releases were as good as her sophomore record. That being said, on Introducing… Joss Stone, “Bad Habit” stands out like a flame inside a railway tunnel.

Bad Habit – Joss Stone [Download]

Moviedar: In Time

Imagine a world where you can actually buy time, where you don’t age past 25, and where the riches can live forever? That’s the premise of Andrew Niccol’s In Time, starring Amanda Seyfried and Justin Timberlake.

More posters and the theatrical trailer after the jump!

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The History of Twitter (So Far)

Here’s a nicely put not-so-detailed history of Twitter. Click on the image to see the whole illustration.

Courtesy of Visual.ly

Moviedar: The Ides of March

First things first, how great is that poster? Very!

Second, how great is that cast? Unbelievable!

Third, watch the trailer below.

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SOTD: This Too Shall Pass – Maria Mena

Song: This Too Shall Pass
Artist: Maria Mena
Album: This Too Shall Pass – Single
Genre: Pop
In short: “This Too Shall Pass” is the lead single off Maria Mena’s highly-anticipated fifth studio album, Viktoria. Written by Mena, the number is her own letter of apology to the people she has hurt unintentionally or intentionally. “The winds of your ego / The waves of My tears / Made The most perfect almighty storm that we’ve seen this year / But experience gathered / We’ve learned from our past / So don’t worry darling / This too shall pass,” sings Mena on the confessional number.

This Too Shall Pass – Maria Mena [Download]

DRIVE

Operation heavy-promotion-regarding-and-hype-surrounding Nicolas Winding Refn’s Drive is green lit.

The Ryan Gosling-led, action-packed movie has been a critics’ favorite ever since it was showcased during the Cannes Film Festival.

There is a lot of hype surrounding Gosling’s performance and Nicolas’ direction, so don’t be surprised if they both manage to snatch Oscar noms and a possible Best Motion Picture one as well.

Below you’ll find more posters and a new TV spot that will make you NEED to see the movie!

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