Gina Vespa – who, sadly, is not affiliated with the motor scooter company – is a GWU graduate currently residing in Maryland with her husband and two dachshunds. A freelance writer for both Diffuser.fm and PopCrush, Gina enjoys combining her love for music with her passion for writing. She has interviewed artists such as Matt Pond and Zac and Isaac Hanson, and she's always on the lookout for new bands to check out.
Daft Punk Headlining Coachella 2013? VEVO Page Hints at Surprise Appearance
Although Daft Punk weren't among the numerous acts confirmed to perform at Coachella 2013 when the lineup was announced back in January, their record label has dropped hints that they'll be the surprise headliner at this year’s fest. Execs at Universal Music Group, EMI and Sony Entertainment – the u…
Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl + Taylor Hawkins to Induct Rush into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
The 2013 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony will take place on April 18 at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, and the Foo Fighters have been given the honor of inducting Canadian prog rockers Rush at this year’s event.
Pitchfork Music Festival 2013 Announces Full Lineup, Adds M.I.A., Yo La Tengo + More
Pitchfork Music Festival has just announced a slew of acts to round out this year’s killer lineup. Joining previously announced headliners Belle and Sebastian, Bjork and R. Kelly are M.I.A. and Yo La Tengo, plus many more.
Lou Reed Cancels Coachella 2013 Performances
Coachella is right around the corner, but we have some sad news to report – former Velvet Underground frontman Lou Reed won’t be playing at this year's festival.
Fall Out Boy Get Courtney Love, Elton John for New Album
Fall Out Boy’s new album, ‘Save Rock and Roll,’ is due out April 16, and as Billboard reports, the band has collaborated with Hole’s Courtney Love and Elton John on the disc.
Flaming Lips Serve Up ‘Yoshimi’ Favorites at SXSW 2013
The Flaming Lips headlined the Warner Sound showcase at SXSW 2013 last night (March 14), and Oklahoma's finest experimental rockers gave fans a rare treat. As Billboard reports, the band performed their critically acclaimed ‘Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots' nearly in its entirety (watch ‘Are You a H…
Dave Grohl Discusses Nirvana, ‘Gangnam Style’ + More in SXSW 2013 Keynote Speech
Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl delivered the keynote speech at SXSW 2013 earlier today (March 14), covering a wide range of topics during his hour-long chat, including Nirvana, his ‘Sound City’ documentary and his surprising love for the Psy YouTube hit ‘Gangnam Style.&…
Paramore Unveil New Single, ‘Still Into You,’ at SXSW 2013
Paramore fans were in for a treat at the Warner Sound showcase at SXSW 2013 last night (March 13), when the band unleashed a brand-new tune, ‘Still Into You.’ (Watch the video above.) During the song, singer Hayley Williams prowled the stage with fierce red hair, unstoppable en…
Weezer Announce 2014 Cruise
Weezer and Rose Tours have announced the 2014 Weezer Cruise. The five-day adventure is set to run from Feb. 13-17, departing from Jacksonville Fla. and making stops in Freeport and Nassau in the Bahamas.
Adele Wins Oscar for Best Original Song
Adele has won an Oscar for Best Original Song for ‘Skyfall,’ the theme song she co-wrote with producer Paul Epworth for the latest James Bond film. The win came shortly after she performed the tune at tonight's (Feb. 24) Academy Awards ceremony.
Adele Performs ‘Skyfall’ at 2013 Oscars
During tonight’s Oscars ceremony (Feb. 24), Adele gave a stunning performance of ‘Skyfall,’ the theme song from the James Bond film of the same name (video below). The tune, which she co-wrote with producer Paul Epworth, won a Golden Globe last month and is up f…
Austin Psych Fest 2013 Adds Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Deerhunter + More
The 6th annual Austin Psych Fest will blow people's minds at the scenic Carson Creek Ranch in Austin, Texas, from April 26-28, and organizers have announced several additions to this year's lineup. Rounding out the bill will be Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Deerhunter and Moving Sidewalks f…