Nine Inch Nail’s Trent Reznor to release “The Social Network” soundtrack

Nine Inch Nail’s frontman Trent Reznor’s record company, The Null Corporation, and Sony’s Madison Gate Records has decided to self-release the soundtrack. Five tracks will be available for free download tomorrow.

read more at the Mashable blog site.

MySpace Music Unveils ‘Romeo’ Video App

LOS ANGELES (AP) –  MySpace is further defining itself as a place to find music rather than a catchall social networking site as it launched on Thursday a music video player that plays random videos to match users’ mood.

The MySpace Music Romeo application lets users select from 15 genres such as pop or hip hop and 13 moods including “chill,” ”naughty” and “studying.” Videos play automatically, interspersed with artist images and an advertisement every 15 minutes or so.

Users can “love” videos (thus, the name Romeo), and then get more videos like the ones they choose. But they won’t be able to search for specific songs.
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Countdown to Sunset Junction

In paying tribute to the eastside’s biggest block party — Sunset Junction — officials are rolling-out their “30 Day Countdown to Sunset Junction Trivia Contest.” 
Get the 4-1-1 about the two-day concert Aug. 21 & 22 at 
Each day a new Trivia question will be placed on the website that touches on the history and legacy of the fair. 
The first person who gets the correct answer wins the prize. The contest will also feature bonus questions in certain instances for multiple prize winners. Some of these questions can really test one’s knowledge. 

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Local band to play at the Hip Kitty

Hi friends, so I’m selfishly promoting my cousin’s friend band Ojos Rojos
(yes, I believe it translates to ‘eyes red’)
They’re playing at 10 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 21 at the Hip Kitty
visit their My Space page
502 W 1st St

Claremont, CA 91711

(909) 447-6700

I can’t guarantee they’re any good, but you can decide for yourself and let me know…and trust you me I’ll do the same.

Vampire Weekend album preview

What’s up pop/mainstream music junkies!

If you haven’t already heard KCRW is previewing Vampire Weekend’s latest album Contra.
I’m not rushing to listen to it because I’m not a VW fan, but let me know what you think and I might, MIGHT, just pump up the volume.
That said, even if you don’t have a crush on VP, (high-5), KCRW has a list of other albums to check out:
  • Duke Ellington: Three Suites
  • Laura Veirs: July Flame
  • Max Richter: Memoryhouse
  • Ingra George: Accidental Experimental