What We’ve Been Listening to: September 2015

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Looking for a little something new to add to your go-to playlist? Wondering what tunes we can’t stop playing on repeat? We’ve got you covered! Check out what we’ve been listening to this month for music recommendations from your friends at The Daily Quirk. Happy Listening! Continue reading

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An Exclusive Interview with Actress and Singer Alina Aliluykina

Alina Aliluykina (Image Credit: Isaac Sterling)

Alina Aliluykina (Image Credit: Isaac Sterling)

Seeing musicians collaborate is nothing new but lately we’ve been seeing two completely different genres join forces on more than one occasion. We think it’s awesome, of course. One friendship/collaboration we ship is Fall Out Boy and Steve Aoki when they came together to create the track “Back To Earth” which is featured on Aoki’s latest album Neon Future I. Now to accompany that track is a brand new music video that just released in mid-August. Continue reading

What We’ve Been Listening To: August 2015

What We’ve Been Listening To: August 2015

Looking for a little something new to add to your go-to playlist? Wondering what tunes we can’t stop playing on repeat? We’ve got you covered! Check out what we’ve been listening to this month for music recommendations from your friends at The Daily Quirk. Happy Listening! Continue reading

Ashleeeybash: #OutsideLands2015 Recap

(Image Credit: Ashley Bulayo / The Daily Quirk)

(Image Credit: Ashley Bulayo / The Daily Quirk)

Outside Lands 2015 was, without a doubt, amazing. I cannot wait for next year. I survived y’all. Hope you enjoy the recap! I wish I can include every single set I went to but then this video would be like nine minutes long. Continue reading

VIDEO: An Interview with ‘Avengers’ Composer Brian Tyler

(Image Credit: The Daily Quirk / John Michael Dangan)

(Image Credit: The Daily Quirk / John Michael Dangan)

Composer Brian Tyler recently chatted with The Daily Quirk at San Diego Comic-Con just after the Musical Anatomy of a Superhero panel. Watch the video below as he discusses working on composing Avengers, what he likes to do best when it comes to different genres and the process of scheduling when it comes to composing for movies. Continue reading

Ashleeeybash: Outside Lands 2015 Playlist

(Image Credit: Ashley Bulayo / The Daily Quirk)

(Image Credit: Ashley Bulayo / The Daily Quirk)

It’s August. Wait, what? I feel like I’ve been counting down to this month for so long and we’re finally here. This weekend is San Francisco’s Outside Lands Music Festival and I’m (excuse me while I use my favorite word) SUPER excited for it! Here are my top picks for this year’s festival and I made a playlist for everyone to enjoy! Doesn’t matter if you’re not attending, it’s all good music! Let me know your thoughts below. Continue reading

VIDEO: An Interview with Composer Blake Neely at San Diego Comic-Con

(Image Credit: John Michael Dangan/The Daily Quirk)

(Image Credit: John Michael Dangan/The Daily Quirk)

Composer Blake Neely recently chatted with The Daily Quirk at San Diego Comic-Con just after the Musical Anatomy of a Superhero panel. Watch the video below as he discusses working on CBS’ new superhero show Supergirl, what he thinks about the new television trend of having no title theme and how long it typically takes him to compose music for each episode. Continue reading

VIDEO: An Interview with Composer Tom Holkenborg A.K.A. Junkie XL

(Image Credit: John Michael Dangan/The Daily Quirk)

(Image Credit: John Michael Dangan/The Daily Quirk)

Composer Tom Holkenborg A.K.A. Junkie XL chatted with The Daily Quirk at San Diego Comic-Con just after the Musical Anatomy of a Superhero panel. Watch the video below as he discusses how he goes about creating a score, how involved he is throughout the process of putting music together and his experience creating the incredible sounds for Mad Max: Fury Road.

VIDEO: An Interview with Composer Christophe Beck

(Image Credit: John Michael Dangan/The Daily Quirk)

(Image Credit: John Michael Dangan/The Daily Quirk)

Composer Christophe Beck chatted with The Daily Quirk at San Diego Comic-Con just after the Musical Anatomy of a Superhero panel. Watch the video below as he discusses what it’s like working with Marvel for Ant-Man, whether or not he’ll work with them again and his experience while composing for Buffy The Vampire Slayer! Continue reading

VIDEO: An Interview with Composer Marco Beltrami

(Image Credit: John Michael Dangan/The Daily Quirk)

(Image Credit: John Michael Dangan/The Daily Quirk)

Composer Marco Beltrami chatted with The Daily Quirk at San Diego Comic-Con just after the Musical Anatomy of a Superhero panel. Watch the video below as he discusses what it was like working with Marvel, creating music for Fantastic Four and what he had to do while composing World War Z. Continue reading

6 Movies for T. Swift’s ‘Bad Blood’ Aficionados

BAD BLOOD Music Video (Image Credit: Taylor Swift Vevo)

BAD BLOOD Music Video (Image Credit: Taylor Swift Vevo)

So, I don’t know about you, but I watched Taylor Swift’s Bad Blood music video at least four times in the hour after it premiered. Chock full of stars, action, weapons and female assassins, the video was everything I could have ever wanted – except it was only four minutes long. Continue reading

We’re totally in love with ‘Lip Sync Battle’…and you should be too!

LIP SYNC BATTLE (Image Credit: Spike)

LIP SYNC BATTLE (Image Credit: Spike)

Pause your Netflix binge-watching and please direct your attention to one of the best shows to ever exist. I’m talking about Lip Sync Battle. You know how Late Night with Jimmy Fallon will sometimes have a game segment on his show featuring different celebrities going head-to-head lip syncing a song of their choice? Well, now there’s a whole 30-minute television program dedicated to this craft. Continue reading

A Definitive Ranking of the Hottest Guys in Taylor Swift’s Music Videos

Sean O'Pry in the music video for "Blank Space" (Image Credit: Taylor Swift Vevo)

Sean O’Pry in the music video for “Blank Space” (Image Credit: Taylor Swift Vevo)

This article required an intense amount of serious research in the form of watching every Taylor Swift music ever made and pausing to study each and every guy. I’m not going to say I didn’t enjoy it, but this is serious business we’re talking here; spreadsheets and all. Narrowing down the list to just five men took hours of scientific algorithms, or just a lot of Google image-searching these men without their shirts on. Continue reading

What We’ve Been Listening To: April 2015

April 2015

Looking for a little something new to add to your go-to playlist? Wondering what tunes we can’t stop playing on repeat? We’ve got you covered! Check out what we’ve been listening to this month for music recommendations from your friends at The Daily Quirk. Happy Listening! Continue reading