Watch Weezer’s Video for Their ‘Take On Me’ Cover, Starring the Band Calpurnia (featuring ‘Stranger Things’ Star Finn Wolfhard)

Watch Weezer’s Video for Their ‘Take On Me’ Cover, Starring the Band Calpurnia (featuring ‘Stranger Things’ Star Finn Wolfhard)

A few weeks back, Weezer surprise-released a self-titled album (yes, another one) that goes by the name The Teal Album — and it features Rivers Cuomo and the guys dutifully covering songs from a variety of different artists. One of the songs covered is “Take On Me,” the classic 1980s jam originally recorded by A-Ha. […]

Stream Toto’s Cover of Weezer’s 2001 Hit ‘Hash Pipe’

Stream Toto’s Cover of Weezer’s 2001 Hit ‘Hash Pipe’

The cross-generational back-and-forth between Weezer and Toto over the past few weeks has been a lot of fun. First, Weezer appeased the internet’s demands by covering Toto’s classic hit “Africa” — and “Rosanna,” too — much to the delight of everybody, including Steve Lukather. Things ramped up when Toto tried their hand at “Hash Pipe,” […]

New Music Friday: Weezer Add to Alt/Pop Legacy with New Album ‘Pacific Daydream’ (Stream)

New Music Friday: Weezer Add to Alt/Pop Legacy with New Album ‘Pacific Daydream’ (Stream)

The mercurial Rivers Cuomo is a man of disparate musical interests. As the focal point and principal songwriter for Weezer, he’s brought his band into new territory repeatedly — especially within the last decade or so, as Weezer’s records have veered toward shimmery pop and glossy pop/rock. On Friday, the band released Pacific Daydream, their […]

Watch Weezer’s Quirky Video for ‘Mexican Fender,’ from New LP ‘Pacific Daydream’ Out 10/27

Watch Weezer’s Quirky Video for ‘Mexican Fender,’ from New LP ‘Pacific Daydream’ Out 10/27

Well, Weezer‘s back once again. After their well received self-titled 2016 ‘White Album,’ Rivers Cuomo and the long-running alt/pop band will release another record on October 27. Titled Pacific Daydream, the album was previewed on Thursday with a new video for a song called “Mexican Fender.” A typically Weezer-ish anthem, the song boasts a massive […]

Good Times Coming: An Interview with The Monkees’ Peter Tork

Good Times Coming: An Interview with The Monkees’ Peter Tork

In commemoration of their 50th anniversary, The Monkees have pulled off the impossible with Good Times, the group’s first new studio album in 20 years. The LP is truly a timeless record that stands up proudly against their most revered recordings (i.e.-Headquarters and Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn, Jones Ltd.) Marrying disparate strands of pop, folk, country, bubblegum and psychedelia, […]

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