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Nic Harcourt Leaves KCRW To Become New MTV Music Supervisor

June 18, 2011 drainu182 0

Former KCRW Music Director Nic Harcourt has decided to leave the Los Angeles public radio station to focus his energy on a full time position as music supervisor in residence at MTV. He will helm music supervision for select shows during the coming year.

His work as a music supervisor for TV, film and advertising came about as an extension of his work hosting KCRW’s signature music show Morning Becomes Eclectic. He called the station his radio home for more …

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Robyn’s “Dancing On My Own” Announced As MTV’s #6 Song Of The Year

December 9, 2010 drainu182 0

The folks over at MTV News have been counting down their favorite songs of the year, and they have just unveiled their number six pick as Robyn’s “Dancing On My Own.” The track which appears on Robyn’s new album Body Talk was just nominated for a “Best Dance Recording” GRAMMY® and recently closed out an intense episode of the CW’s Gossip Girl. “I don’t know why this song wasn’t the biggest hit of 2010, honestly,” explains MTV’s Jim Cantiello. “It’s …

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MTV Announces Awards Show Dates, Moves Woodies to SXSW

November 30, 2010 drainu182 0

MTV has announced dates for the biggest nights in music, movies and pop culture. Packed with unpredictable moments, unprecedented performances and appearances, the dates for the 2011 the “mtvU Woodie Awards,” “MTV Movie Awards,” and “MTV Video Music Awards” are as follows:

mtvU Woodie Awards: In its first move outside of New York City, the 6th annual “mtvU Woodie Awards” will air LIVE for the first time ever on Wednesday, March 16 at 12AM (ET/PT) on MTV, MTV2 and

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Linkin Park Announces MTV/VH1 Global Premiere of ‘The Catalyst’ Video August 26th

August 16, 2010 drainu182 0

Through their official website ( LINKIN PARK has announced the worldwide MTV/VH1 premiere of the video ‘The Catalyst’ on August 26th 2010. The video will premiere on MTV, VH1, MTV2, mtvU, MTV Hits, MTV Tr3s and all MTV international territories, (MTV, VH1 and MTV2 at 8:00pm primetime PDT/EDT). It will go online globally on and at 12am EDT on the night of August 25th. The channels and websites will begin airing a 30 second clip of …

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Florence and the Machine Nominated For Multiple VMAs, release Short Club remix of “Cosmic Love” MP3

August 4, 2010 drainu182 0

Florence & The Machine’s utterly gorgeous video for “The Dog Days Are Over” is nominated for a slew of VMAs, including Video of the Year, Best Rock Video, Best Art Direction and Best Cinematography. The last two are up to MTV judges, but fans can vote for Best Rock Video and Video of the Year from now till Aug 24.

And if you haven’t seen it yet, click here to see the video:

Also, Flo fans can grab a …

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EYES SET TO KILL’s “Broken Frames” Video Premiere on MTV

June 29, 2010 drainu182 0

On June 8th Eyes Set To Kill released their highly anticipated album, Broken Frames through BreakSilence Records which you can purchase from iTunes or Amazon. The band is currently premiering the new video for the title track on MTV. Check it out here.

AOL Radio is also giving away an MP3 of “Broken Frames,” download it for free here.

Recorded at Wade Studios in Ocala, FL with producer Andrew Wade (A Day To Remember), the album takes the …

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New Deftones Interviews, Kimmel Live Videos

June 13, 2010 drainu182 1

A new video interview featuring Deftones has been posted on MTV. In the clip, the band talks about the making of their new album Diamond Eyes, Chi’s current health status, and the owl in the video for “Diamond Eyes”. The band recently also sat down with AOL Noisecreep’s “Creepshow” video podcast, which can be viewed here.

Last Friday, the band was musical guest on an episode of “Jimmy Kimmel Live.” Watch them perform “Diamond Eyes” here, and …

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Paper Tongues Talk With MTV’s The 5

April 1, 2010 drainu182 0

MTV’s The 5 recently caught up with Paper Tongues for an exclusive interview. The septet talks about their live shows, bassist Danny, video games and more. Check out the interview here.

Paper Tongues’ debut, self-titled album was just released, March 30th, and can be found on iTunes or in stores. Their single, “Trinity,” is also featured as iTunes free Single of the Week. For tour dates & additional info, check out their MySpace, Facebook or official site

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SPEAK On MTV’s The Real World Tonight

January 20, 2010 drainu182 0

Austin pop powerhouse SPEAK are set to have their music featured on tonight’s episode of The Real World. The show airs tonight at 10/9c on MTV. Be sure to tune in and prick up your ears for the sound of SPEAK. In the meantime, check out their new single off the upcoming EP Hear Here due out February 9th via Playing in Traffic Records.

Download the single “Carrie (Mindfull)” here

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Dashboard Confessional Answers Fan Questions On MTV

January 5, 2010 drainu182 0

On Friday December 11th, Chris Carrabba of Dashboard Confessional visited MTV Studios in New York to answer fan questions for MTV’s own Buzzworthy Blog. Check out the video here. Carrabba discusses inspiration, sports, New Moon, and more. Look out for the band on tour with Bon Jovi later this winter.

February 19 – Key Arena – Seattle, WA
February 22 – HP Pavillion – San Jose, CA
February 24 – Arena – Phoenix, …