Spice Girls' Box Set and Other Assorted Goodies

Here's a selection of the best of last week's music blogging from around the Village Voice chain:

There are good ways to promote your band, and then there are very bad ways, like this sticker, and many more like it.

The '70s live again, as Electric Light Orchestra gets some props in this blog celebrating their killer tune "Mr. Blue Sky."

Things get a little hostile in Cleveland, when an Insane Clown Posse concert preview sparks some, uh, thoughtful discussion.

Because there just aren't enough transgendered singer-songwriter ex-circus freaks in the world, we must give thanks for each and every one.

A picture is worth a thousand words, and this blog adds a few choice words to thousand that this scary-ass photo says about everyone's favorite junkie singer of the moment, Amy Winehouse.

Apparently your parents were right when they told you listening to the devil's music would make you do crimes and smoke the pot. A British study, summarized in this blog says lifestyle can be largely predicted based on what sort of music you listen to.

File this under "products too useless to not happen": the Spice Girls box set is detailed in all its glory here.

Some very nice words about Detroit techno stalwart Carl Craig, occasioned by his Grammy nomination.

I love a good pissing match, so this recounting of a dust-up between Louis XIV's singer and a reviewer really hit the spot.

Speaking of promotion, this story about a big, ugly rainbow bus and a singer in Manhattan is a well-written tale of naked marketing.


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