Friday, June 24, 2011

Pop Culture Roundup

No books begun yet. No movies and no TV worth mentioning. But it's been a decent week musically, so here are a few songs via Youtube.

First, I downloaded Adele's album 21 this week, which is very good. Here's the song you probably already know, "Rolling in the Deep:"

Weird Al Yankovic's new album Alpocolypse dropped this week. I've heard the whole thing but haven't purchased anything. He does make fun of songs by Miley Cyrus and Taylor Swift, among others. Here's his parody of Lady Gaga's "Born This Way," entitled "Perform this Way."

Finally, I stumbled across an artist named Chilly Gonzales this week, who has a rap album called The Unspeakable Chilly Gonzales where the backing tracks are all orchestral. Here's the first track, "Supervillian Music:"