Click Track: Janelle Monae

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 10/21/2011

Janelle Monae to perform at Nobel Peace Prize concert; Chris Brown leads Soul Train Award nominees; Updates from Yardfest

Pop music morning headlines.

By David Malitz  |  09:46 AM ET, 10/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Janelle Monae, Chris Brown, The Temptations, Young Jeezy

Posted at 09:56 AM ET, 10/14/2011

Janelle Monae played The White House; Drake cancels Patriot Center show; Tom Morello played Occupy Wall Street

Plus Bill Clinton’s 20 favorite songs of all time.

By David Malitz  |  09:56 AM ET, 10/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Janelle Monae, Drake, Tom Morello, Big Boi

Posted at 01:57 PM ET, 09/14/2010

In concert: Of Montreal at 9:30 Club

Of Montreal's show fell flat in a major way on Monday night. (All photos by Kyle Gustafson/FTWP) By David Malitz Maybe it was first night of tour rustiness. Maybe it was playing a new album instead of the songs fans...

By David Malitz  |  01:57 PM ET, 09/14/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Janelle Monae, Of Montreal

Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 09/02/2010

Taking sides: Who's missing from FreeFest?

Why isn't this woman performing at FreeFest? (Kyle Gustafson/FTWP) On Wednesday morning, promoters added three more acts to the already sprawling line-up at this year's Virgin Mobile FreeFest. Could this thing possibly get any bigger? Oh, definitely. In this week's...

By Click Track  |  12:15 PM ET, 09/02/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Taking sides | Tags:  Beck, Boris, Cee-Lo Green, Darkest Hour, Janelle Monae, Neurosis, Virgin Mobile FreeFest

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 07/15/2010

Janelle Monae makes us wonder about the fate of the vuvuzela

By Chris Richards Not since Auto-Tune has a music-making device been debated as hotly as the mighty vuvuzela. With the World Cup almost a week in the rear view, funnyman Will Ferrell kept the buzz alive on last night's...

By Chris Richards  |  01:00 PM ET, 07/15/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Polls | Tags:  Janelle Monae, Phil Niblock, Tony Conrad, vuvuzela

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 07/08/2010

Of Montreal tours with Janelle Monae; Paul and Ringo reunite; Eminem stays at No. 1

Janelle Monae will hit the road with Of Montreal later this year. (Evy Mages/TWP) By David Malitz - It should be one of the fall's most exciting and over-the-top tours - zany indie-electro troupe Of Montreal will hit the road...

By David Malitz  |  09:00 AM ET, 07/08/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  3OH!3, Eminem, Janelle Monae, Of Montreal, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, The-Dream

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 05/18/2010

Singles file: Oddisee, Karen Elson, Jack Johnson

Oddisee shouts out PG County on his new one. (Courtesy of the artist) By Allison Stewart A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind... Oddisee: "I'm From PG" The Diamond District rapper releases what may be the first-ever...

By David Malitz  |  10:30 AM ET, 05/18/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Jack Johnson, Janelle Monae, Karen Elson, Oddisee, Of Montreal, Tame Impala

Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 05/18/2010

Album review: Janelle Monae, "The ArchAndroid"

By Bill Friskics-Warren Not since the '70s heyday of George Clinton's Parliafunkadelicment Thang has anyone fused science fiction/fantasy and genre-defying funk with such vision and aplomb as Janelle Monáe does on this full-length debut. The album chronicles the adventures...

By David Malitz  |  10:15 AM ET, 05/18/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Quick spins | Tags:  Janelle Monae

Posted at 05:15 PM ET, 05/17/2010

Week ahead: Now we can all legally enjoy the new LCD Soundsystem album; Janelle Monae on your stereo and TV

Will this be the week Janelle Monae makes herself known to the world? (Evy Mages/TWP) By David Malitz In concert: It's a chilly and overcast day, so that would make Eluvium a nice choice for tonight at DC9. Expect dreamy,...

By David Malitz  |  05:15 PM ET, 05/17/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Band of Horses, Brad Paisley, Dave Matthews, Janelle Monae, LCD Soundsystem

Posted at 02:40 PM ET, 03/16/2010

In concert: Janelle Monae

Janelle Monae: A star is born. (All pictures by Evy Mages/TWP) By Sarah Godfrey In the past, singer Janelle Monáe has seemed overwhelmed by quirk: her fabulous pompadour, an obsession with aliens, a robot alter ego. At times, all of...

By David Malitz  |  02:40 PM ET, 03/16/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Janelle Monae