Bret Easton Ellis film project ‘The Canyons’ on the horizon, Lindsay Lohan to star

the canyons

The Canyons is an upcoming thriller that is slated to be produced by Braxton Pope, directed by Paul Schrader (Taxi Driver, Raging Bull, Affliction), funded in part by the public (Kickstarter.com was a medium for raising money), and most importantly in my mind, written by Bret Easton Ellis. Ellis is an American novelist and short [...]

Plot Your Escape: 4 Concerts, 4 Cities, 1 Night [Update]


Some of the biggest names in music will be performing at four major concerts on Thursday, March 1st and we know you want to be there.

The concerts will be held in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and New Orleans, and will be aired via live stream at PlotYourEscape.com. Click HERE for details and to get your tickets and keep checking back for more details.

Let us know what you think, after or during the show by tweeting us @thesilvertongue #PlotYourEscape.

See ya there!

Update 2/29/2012 As previously, Nicki Minaj’s performance has been cancelled due to throat issues.

Update 2/28/2012 4:50 PM: Tickets are sold out for TODAY, but more will be available tomorrow, February 29, at 9am Est.  So check back HERE at 9am Est to get your tickets if you didn’t today.

Update: We have the list of performers in each city.

New Orleans:  Mary J. Blige and Gavin DeGraw
New York: Mariah Carey and P Diddy
Los Angeles: Nicki Minaj and Cee Lo Green
Chicago: Maroon 5 and Sara Bareilles

Get your tickets HERE.

New YACHT Video for “Shangri-La”


YACHT has returned in the midst of touring to release their new video for the title track off their album, Shangri-La. Premiered Friday on LA Times, the video is a document of a perfect day in YACHT’s newly-adopted hometown of Los Angeles, California. From sunrise to sunset, the video follows their movements throughout the sprawling [...]

TST Looking for Writers/Interns In NYC and L.A.


The title says it all. We’re currently seeking contributors and editorial interns in the NYC and L.A areas. Interns must be available at least 2 days a week. Contributors must have previous writing experience. Experience writing  music and show reviews is a big plus. Interested parties should email us a copy of their resume and writing samples to [email protected].

Concert Review: Low End Theory @ Eagle Rock Music Festival


The Los Angeles beat scene made a bold statement this past weekend as 10,000+ people flooded the streets surrounding the Low End Theory Stage at LA’s 13th Annual Eagle Rock Music Festival. The 12 stage outdoor street event boasted over 50+ local artists in the span of 6 hours essentially for free ($5 optional donation).

Mastodon Listening Parties in the U.K., Los Angeles, New York and Atlanta

To celebrate the release of their new album The Hunter, Mastodon is throwing listening parties in the United Kingdom, Los Angeles, New York and Atlanta

James Blake Plays Surprise DJ Set in Los Angeles


Last night (9/14/11) at Low End Theory, a weekly getdown at Los Angeles’ The Airliner club that has been considered the home and stomping grounds of the LA beat scene, James Blake made a surprise appearance and manned the turntables for a guest DJ set. Blake was also accompanied by buzzing LA producer Flying Lotus, [...]

Rage Against The Machine Announces L.A. Show Date


Los Angeles based fans of political rockers Rage Against The Machine take note; according to MTV.com, Coachella’s official Facebook page has announced the band will be playing in the city on Saturday 30th July alongside Muse and Rise Against, with many more acts to be announced. The show will be the band’s first since they [...]