Monthly Archives: December 2012

Lyric analysis: Justin Bieber “Beauty and the Beat”

After hearing Justin Bieber‘s track, Beauty and the Beat featuring Nicki Minaj, I felt compelled to break down the lyrics and show how messed up they are – not that you haven’t already heard it 9 million times already and come to your own conclusions. Take a listen to the track via YouTube below and the lyrics are written out… Read more »

Christmas Music Video Addiction: Tuesday December 25, 2012 edition

Music Video Addiction

Merry Christmas to all of you who are celebrating today. We pulled together some of our favourite “festive” videos which have a normal Culture Addicts twist. Enjoy. The Ramones: Merry Christmas (I Don’t Want To Fight Tonight) Run DMC: Christmas In Hollis Fulltime Killaz: A Christmas Dream 2 The Knife: Christmas Reindeer Saint Etienne w/ Tim Burgess from the Charlatans:… Read more »

Introducing China Rats

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China Rats

China Rats are a rock band based in Leeds, UK and will be releasing their debut single in March 2013. The band expect to play their first US shows at SXSW and other US dates shortly afterwards. Watch the video for the super catchy, song-along friendly To Be Like I below via YouTube Even though they are still a young band, they were booked… Read more »

Music Video Addiction: Sunday December 16, 2012 edition

Music Video Addiction

Thanks for popping by to check out this week’s edition of the music video picks which showcases our favourite videos of the week. Sit back and listen / view, and make sure to share and / or leave a comment since we love to hear from you. We hope you enjoy the tracks as much as we have this week…. Read more »

The Knife announce “sketchy” new album details

The Knife

The Knife have announced “sketchy” details about their new album, ‘Shaking the Habitual,’ which will be out via Mute in Spring 2013. This is the follow-up to 2006’s ‘Silent Shout,’ which reunites Swedish brother/sister duo Karin Dreijer Andersson and Olof Dreijer for a new, proper studio album. You can watch the mysterious album trailer via YouTube below. Since Silent Shout in 2006, The… Read more »