Sound Bites

Feeding Time: NYC's Electric Zoo 2012

The EDM festival's 4th year: Fat beats, great eats
Sep 5, 2012 2:31 pm

How does Electric Zoo keep getting bigger? How does poor Randall's Island not sink into the river? How do you feed so many growing boys and girls rapidly burning off every calorie they consume? It'll take 23 fully stocked vendors with every ounce of foodie love they can muster. Check out feeding time at the Zoo.

Our 5 Favorite Music Blogs With Food Names

Good tastes for your ears via the interwebs. Yum.
Jun 6, 2012 12:01 pm

I've noticed a majority of the music blogs I listen to are named after food. Is food the new rock? Are they inextricably linked? Does Japadog follow this crowd around like a well-trained French bulldog? Yes, yes and yes. Take a peek at my 5 favorite music blogs of right now and drop your tastiest in the comments below — we all need new stuff. 

Guess What: Avril Lavigne Loves To Cook

And paint holiday cookies with frosting
Dec 6, 2011 2:31 pm

We also spotted this clip over at the MTV Buzzworthy blog where Lavigne talks about her growing interest in food.  Yes, like DJs and the dude from Wavves, Lavigne has been bitten by the food bug. We hear she’s priming a couple new singles: Wi9snob Boi and C8kdecorater Boi. We hear Bourdain will cameo on slap bass.

Chromeo Says Pizzaaaaa through a Vocorder

Dave 1 and P-Thugg on bagels and sensory disorders
Sep 9, 2011 8:01 am
Photo: Gabi Porter

Chromeo famously calls themselves the first and only successful Jewish-Arab partnership since the dawn of human culture. The electro duo from Montreal is also really into food "that isn't from here," says frontman Dave 1—which is to say, not from the States.

Photo Gallery: The Food At Electric Zoo

Animals turn up for feeding time at the Zoo
Sep 6, 2011 6:38 pm
electric zoo festival food
Photos: Gabi Porter

I was asked several times before I left the office on Friday if I was looking forward more to the music or the food at Electric Zoo, a 3-day electronic music festival on NYC's Randall's Island. Hopefully my blank stare (and ridiculous fluorescent getup) was enough to convey to...

Talking with Myles Kennedy

Alter Bridge singer and Slash sidekick chows down
May 6, 2011 10:17 am
Myles Kennedy and Alter Bridge

Alter Bridge frontman Myles Kennedy has dabbled in a near-project with members of Led Zeppelin, teamed up with legendary Guns 'N Roses guitar slinger Slash, and led his band to the top of the charts when he wasn't working on myriad side projects, including a...

Talking with Martina Topley Bird

The trip-hop chanteuse on Szechuan and Shabu Shabu
Apr 3, 2011 4:30 pm
Portrait of Martina Topley Bird

Martina Topley Bird’s breathy sensuality and dream-like delicacy was recognized and celebrated early on by trip-hop pioneer Tricky, who would utilize her hypnotic vocals on his first three albums. Martina’s since taken flight with a body of solo work and further collaborations...

Talking with Margaret Cho

All about bucatini, doner kebabs and yak butter tea
Apr 1, 2011 4:00 pm
Margaret Cho
Photo credit: PixieVisionProductions

Every comedian wants to be a rock star, or so the story goes — but when one is able to enlist talented friends to assist and outsource strengths they may be lacking in attempting to weld the two mediums together, an opportunity for something truly unique arises. That's the magic behind Margaret Cho's...


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