Posts tagged "Olympics"

The Best and Worst of London’s Pop-Themed Olympics Closing Ceremony

Any teenage Anglophiles had their pop preferences justified last night during London's closing ceremony for the 2012 Olympics. NBC's "special correspondent" Ryan Seacrest had said…
By: Marc Hogan / August 13, 2012

Olympics Bring Home the Gold for Ailing Music Business

The athletes haven't been the only ones achieving victory at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. In a year when the only million-selling album i…
By: Marc Hogan / August 3, 2012

Paul McCartney’s Olympics Payday: Around $1.50

Negotiating a fair price for something special is delicate work. The people who organized the performances at the opening of this year's London Olympics are…
By: Kory Grow / July 31, 2012

Everything You Need to Know About Music at the Olympics Opening Ceremony

Britain has played an outsize role in pop music history, so it was only fitting that pop music would feature prominently in the 2012 Londo…
By: Marc Hogan / July 30, 2012

Hot Chip Are Soundtracking Olympic Table Tennis

Muse aren't the only Brit band that can spruce up an Olympics event. Hot Chip may not have a propensity to go quite as epica…
By: Devon Maloney / July 25, 2012

Could the Olympics Boast Spice Girls and Oasis Reunions?

As the London Olympics draw nearer, excitement over the games' many musical events have been reaching new heights. The latest reports should whip English fa…
By: Devon Maloney / July 20, 2012

Hear Chemical Brothers’ Olympics Track ‘Theme From Velodrome’

Daft Punk might get all the retroactive glory, but Chemical Brothers' head-busting approach to electronic dance music remains as clear an heir as any for…
By: Marc Hogan / July 17, 2012

Hear Muse’s Appropriately Epic Olympics Theme ‘Survival’

Muse's official 2012 Olympic Games theme "Survival" arrived today via BBC Radio. Shockingly (or not, given the Queen will probably be in attendance at some…
By: Devon Maloney / June 27, 2012

London Olympics Are Killing Local Music Fests

Though it may seem like a boon, hosting the Olympics is a very expensive endeavor. Not only do the years leading up to the event…
By: Devon Maloney / June 12, 2012

Blur Headlining Olympics ‘Best of British’ Show

Move over, Sir Paul. Sit down, Sir Mick. Sir Eric, would you please step away from the guitar? Organizers of the 2012 Olympic Games have…
By: Marc Hogan / February 21, 2012