David Fincher To Direct A HBO Series On The 80's Exploding Music Video Industry

By Alyson Camus | December 22, 2014

The story will focus on Bobby who has just dropped out of college and arrives in Hollywood the head full of dreams – he wants to direct an epic science-fiction movie – but ends up working for a company making music videos. The series will be focusing on the ‘then-exploding music video industry

Chicks In The Pit: Females of The Hardcore Scene

By Helen Bach | February 6, 2014

prepackaged sterilized pap for the Starbucks generation but this ‘harder rock’ scene is more than stoned boys in tank tops- it’s now cute girls in thigh highs and everyone is getting lucky because of it.

View From My Couch: Mary Magpie's Take On The VMAs

By admin | August 27, 2013

I don’t have enough words to explain how much I utterly despise Bruno Mars.

The Nominees Are…MTV Video Music Awards 2013

By Helen Bach | July 22, 2013

But hey MTV does care and despite not having anything at all to do with music they have the right to serve up their annual awards. Guess who owns it- JT! That ‘bring it on down to Veganville’ hero Justin Timberlake

'2012 MTV EMA, Europe Gets The Biggies

By Helen Bach | October 26, 2012

Still one of the leading music forces, simply because they don’t have much option. This year the European Taylor Swift, Muse, No Doubt, Carly Rae Jepsen, fun, Rita Ora, The Killers, Psy (seriously?!?) and Alicia Keys

Mtv Video Music Awards 2012

By Helen Bach | September 7, 2012

There is so much ‘live blogging’ going on about this show that its rather funny. One site is time stamping comments- who could possibly care that much?

MTV Woodies: Bestowing the Honor To Those Who Deserve

By Helen Bach | March 20, 2012

Whats a Woodie? Its MTvs new artist showcase.. whats MTV? Good question, theyre the station that thinks kids are either pregnant, drunk or riding a skateboard into a car wash.

Making The Band, Making A Lawsuit

By Helen Bach | January 7, 2012

I would still like to blame Live Nation for everything but in this case its so lame that I cant even find a way to manipulate them to blame.

MTV's Best of 2011

By Helen Bach | December 26, 2011

Katy Perry has earned the title of “Artist of the Year”, beating out Adele. If there were ever a more horrid competition I can’t think of one. Perry the Dpris Day of bubblegum optimism and Adele the Orson Welles of depression.

I Hate Music Videos

By Iman Lababedi | May 23, 2011

Music is translucent, etheral -who wants to WATCH IT???

Snooki On The Cover Of The Rolling Stone

By Iman Lababedi | March 3, 2011

trash and splash and fame and fortune

MTV, Skins: Cry Freedom -by Iman Lababedi

By admin | January 22, 2011

What is being done to MTV Skins is precisely the hysteria that has infected rock and roll from Presley to Biggie: reactionary, right wing, puritanical, brain dead bigots attempting to stifle opinions they disapprove of. I haven’t and don’t plan to watch MTV Skins unless I stumble across it. Helen turned me on to the…

MTV Skins Sucks, But Child Porn?

By admin | January 21, 2011

Thats one fucked up crew.  Seriously.. hot mess MTV Skins is one of the most pathetic recreations I have ever seen.  Saw it once and even if they offered me like 200lbs of tofu ice cream I’d no thanks it. I am a purist but I am also stedfastly loyal.  I can and I have…

MTV's Skins Pulls Great #'s, Tons Of Advertisers

By admin | January 20, 2011

MTV’s remake of the BBC teen drama, “Skins”,  thrashed to within an inch of its life by our own Helen, did terrific numbers. According to mediaweek: “3.26 million total viewers in the 10 p.m. slot, of which 2.7 million, or 83 percent, were members of the target demo. That marks MTV’s all-time highest delivery of…

Shinobi Ninja’s Got It Made -by Helen Bach

By admin | October 25, 2010

MTV’s MADE is a self-improvement reality television series broadcast on MTV. The series follows teens who have a goal and want to be “made” into things like singers, athletes, dancers, skateboarders, etc. The teens are joined by a “Made Coach”, an expert in their chosen field, who tries to help them attain their goals over…

Lady Gaga Wins EIGHT VMA’s

By admin | September 13, 2010

In my position as rock nyc editor it is my job to watch the VMAs. So I did. All of ten minutes. And that got me Eminem huGging Rihanna and Lady Gaga getting best female performer. So two more things: 1. LG ended up with 8 VMA awards including Best Video for “Bad Romance”. and…

Taylor Swift Disses Kanye West In Song And I Can’t find It But…

By admin | September 13, 2010

But I did find the lyric to the song. But then I lost em. And Kanye wrote a reply. “What you did is not who you are” Taylor (apparently) sang. Errr, I think the whole point is that what Kanye did is precisely who he is. And remember when Taylor seemed so natural 2, 3,…

MTV Video Stars? Sez Who? By Helen Bach

By admin | September 12, 2010

Some of us were around before videos and I’m one of them. I do remember when MTV actually played videos and there were like 10 in heavy rotation Wow how time changes things. Now MTV rarely has videos there are about 5 different music channels and well there are still awards Tonight is the VMA’s…