Entries from Katy Oliver : Bean There tagged with 'music'

Lovin' You Forever

Well, it's official. The New Kids On The Block have released the video for their new song "Summertime" and KO knew you were just dying to know... KO likes it! Haha! For real! KO loves the cheez and NKOTB deliver...

Wonderful Last Night

Saw Eric Clapton last night. He was amazing. The real highlight for KO was when he played Wonderful Tonight (!) followed by Cocaine. So very brilliant!!!Eric Clapton, June 2, 2008 *thanks to GZ for the ticket and MR for the...

Wha Happned, Y'all?

Seriously?! What happened to her?! No good!!! Brit-Brit is a hot mess!!!...

Unabashedly Into This Song Right Now

Mike & the Mechanics "The Living Years"...

BTW, A DIFFERENT KATY-

Katy Perry, a rising star/singer outta London, has a very catchy song with the chorus "I kissed a girl and I liked it!" We noted it the first time we heard it, yes. But we're singing it tonight after hearing...

Getting the Led from Out West

All that glitters is gold!thanks to Andy for the live shot from the concert last night in LA...

Blind, Badass & Justiced...with Cake, too

So my rocker friend drummer Pete came into town recently (yay!), and while I was justifiably overwhelmed with tragic, obvs pervasive issues, I still couldn't not at least pay a fleeting visit to him while he was getting good and...

Happy (Belated) Birthday Dan!!!

Happy Birthday Dan!!! You are an amazing, talented, beautiful, and epic friend! Happy happy happy birthday and much success, love & many more years to you!...

OMG! It's tots NKOTB! Still Hangin' Tough, Rough!

You guys, New Kids On The Block are so totally reuniting! This shot, below, is the first group picture taken of them in, like, 15 years! OMG! We were totally into Joey back in the day. What a cutie-patootie! Of...

John Mayer Is A Thinker, A Feeler, A Blogger

"This is about us all. Every one of us. Who all seem to know deep down that it's incredibly hard to be alive and interact with the world around us but will try and cover it up at any cost....

Chapter 27...Finally

Our friend and brilliant writer/first-time director JPS has quite a storm in store! His very controversial (yet still-so- little-seen) film Chapter 27, about Mark David Chapman's now- infamous-obsession-turned-deadly assassination of John Lennon, is finally going to be released (limited, of...

Hey Hey Happy Belated Birthday...

Saturday was our friend Jules' wedding day. It was also Micky Dolenz' 63rd!Happy belated birthday Micky! And many more! Much love, as ever, Katy O!KO & MD (by IN), Hollywood, January 06...

I Love You Mommie Dearest

One of our favorite movies is Mommie Dearest. Faye Dunaway is a genius as Joan Crawford in the campy-turned-cult-classic film. Gwen so rocks the look here for her spread in the new issue of V Magazine. These shots are the...

Vampire Weekend Next Weekend

KO's friend from LA/director Zal must be so proud. His brother Rostam's band(yes the same Rostam , above, who gave katyoliver.co the best review ever) Vampire Weekend is playing Saturday Night Live next Saturday! Congrats guys!Miss you Zal! Kick some...

They're Rough

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Love Is Hardcore

One of my 07 promises to you was a more detailed post covering the epic and righteous raging from the Hatebreed show at Toad's on Dec 23rd. Well, better early 08 than never! Below, some selects of Jamey Jasta and...

Witness the Best Night

Thrashed it out at the Hatebreed show tonight at Toad's Place, and got to (finally) meet up with old friend/lead singer Jamey Jasta. It was a great night completed by a superb reunion with hardcore hero Jamey. We went overboard...

Funny Money Shots

Lilo served 84 minutes in jail, a shorter punishment than her films' running times. Ha! Ha! Hollywood Justice!Lindsay Lohan mugshots 2007...

You Can't Hurt Me Now

LiLo has been detoxing in rehab for over a month, her third rehab stint this year...She recently met up with her Daddy after almost two years of estrangement. We recently went running and her very revealing song Confessions of a...

Feast On This: The Hottest, Yummiest, Most Rockingest Turkey Day Plan Ever

Queens of the Stone Age Team Up With Celeb Chef Anthony Bourdain For Weirdest Holiday Special Ever If you are Anthony Bourdain, the punk-rock-loving world-renowned chef and star of the hit Travel Channel show No Reservations, sometimes you find yourself...

It's A Dirty Game: More Regarding Britney Spears

We never thought we'd agree with Kanye West about anything, but there's a reason people say never say never! Surprisingly, Kanye called it the same way we did yesterday~ maybe more succinctly and dramatically (we don't think it's the "end"...

Regarding Britney...

We like Britney's new single, "Gimme More" and though she seemed to be in slow motion during the VMAs last night, We say Give her a break! MTV has been using her for $$$$$$$$$$$ and viewership (hello?! would anyone under...

Seen: Beasties

Frazer hung out with Beastie Boy badasses AD Rock and MCA on her flight back from Positano today! So hot!...

The Golden Age of Britney Spears

Britney, VMAs, 1999: Britney, SNL, 2000:...

Kicking It Root Down Like A Screaming Tree

We've been flashing back recently~ not so much here, but in our mind~ and especially after seeing Soul Asylum on the Green, we just couldn't not get nostalgic for the Screaming Trees. We love lead singer Mark Lanegan alot. We...

Gimme More!!!

Uber-classy trainwreck Britney Spears is scheduled to perform "live" tomorrow night at an over-produced MTV awards show in Vegas, and we are psyched. We could care less about the rest of the ego-trippy event, but Britney? Oh, baby, gimme gimme...

I'm Neither...

Here is a pretty craptastic recording of the fabtastic Virgins singing their radtastic song Rich Girls. Rock now. Download elsewhere later. You will be obsessed. So in love. Completely. You're so welcome....

Flipping the Cup Right

Sometimes a song sticks with you and you're basically screwed~ you think the song sucks but still it rings continuously inside you~ then! suddenly! the song is flipped and reincarnated. A new song is born. You are unsuffered! You are...

...Especially Blue

(JayHawks "Blue")...

What a Trip

Firenze e Roma, ko/2000 KO was already taking a trip back in time, and so could feeling the extended Power of Love be far behind? Oh, how Huey melts me so...That's the power of love!...

You Are Correct. These Are Mine.

The Killers are killer!!!Thanks RZ!...

Crack Kitty: Back From the Dead

source: Dlisted Ok this is definitely funny and not funny. First off, back in Austin in 98-00, KO had a cat with many names. First she was named Seamus by my mom. Then I called her... uh...something else*! But finally...

Missed the Hate, Caught the Love

KO is way sad to have missed the Ozzfest. Obviously, and as you may recall, we be lovin' hardcore rockers and CT natives Hatebreed. Last night, in fact, we had quite the reunion with Jamey Jasta in our dreams~ no,...

Smells Like Love Angel Music Baby

Gwen Stefani is Beauty Magic Money Woman Rar!She wants you to want her perfume all over you......

In Shambles

We just could not resist: Excerpts from Pete Doherty's talk with London's Daily Mirror oh so cleverly spliced with drawings KO did in Amsterdam in 1997: - "I love her with all my heart. I like the way she walks...

Soul Asylum

It rained sporadically Saturday evening in New Haven...We got a late start with our run because we were buried in itunes celeb playlists. (Yes, Insert Judgement HERE) The run downtown was drizzly but delightful...even more so when we discovered a...

Separated By Amsterdam

Left: One of KO's 1997 Amsterdam drawings; Right: Crooner Amy Winehouse...

One vs. Desire: The "No, Seriously, WTF?!" Edition

So Pene and Bono were spotted out and about (again)...today, in St. Tropez. Perez posted the pic of Puffy aka P Diddy aka just Diddy, etc., today but failed to highlight the fact that Pene and Bono are the very...

Time to Switch to Green Tea

Who could resist LiLo with the Real Thing? And, to boot, LiLo lens-ing it up with her lil sister Alli? These girls gone wild are enabled best by mom Dina-sour (not pictured).July 2007...

One vs. Desire

Is it possible, really?!, that Bono is involved with Ms. Penny Cruz?! Has he left his wife? Mateo wasn't enough for Ms. PC?! She had to steal Bono?! Seriously...what the fudge is going on here? Sadly, we watched the video...

Just Like Trollops

Wow. We may be a bit late on this~ but KO can't not feature this freaky creepy dirty hot clip of Pete Doherty serenading the camera, himself and oh yeah Kate Moss. His sound is so rich, but his body...

That Dress, That Dress (How Did You Know?)

So very much smitten purring wow awe love the dress...LiLo, Vegas, 7.07...

There You Stand

"Wasted Time" by The Eagles is classic. It's honest, relevant, powerful, totally tattooed into my past, ingrained in my soul and so lovely~ if brutalsweet~ to revisit....

Heaven: Not Far, Free

How far is heaven? Well, recently, it's been but a few blocks from the humble abode. And tonight, wow. The Los Lonely Boys played on the Green. A free show...They delivered...They totally rocked. Too tired to post more ahora... More...

Heaven in New Haven

The Los Lonely Boys are playing a free show from 6-7:30 tonight on the New Haven Green! We are excited about hearing them perform live!...

In Case You Missed It, "Lil Kim's Birthday Came~ Even if You Didn't~ Convenience-Store-Style, On 7/11!" Edition

We'll always have a spot in our heart / head / ho-no-you-didnt ho-down fo' Lil Kim. Damn, woman went beyond rap, beyond rep, past beauty, past talent, past po-po, held fame, enjoyed fortune, courted celebrity, dealt with law, laid with...

Slacker, Slacker

KO has been a very bad girl... Here are some of the things y'all missed because KO was slackin': *Saw Gwen Stefani (9th row!) at Mohegan Sun...She was absolutely amazing live!!! *Chris Drury got hit in the face with a...

Something Like A Bird Within Her Sang...

All I know is...Ami and KO caught up with Rob Z, Tomek, Dave, Adam and Teresa at Sidebar to see uber-talented rockstar Tim do his thing...Tim(my) did not disappoint. In fact, it felt like we were being treated to a...

High-10ing on American Idol: The Awesomeness Is In the House, Dawg! That was Hot!

Last night, KO laughed out loud when we spotted BJ high-10ing with the blond guy rooting for Sanjaya sitting next to him. It comes as no surprise to me that on the first night I was not completely disturbed by...

Work Hard, Be Nice...

"Tao of Toads" New Haven, 3.07...

Baby How Bout Not This Time

Obedient baby no more, Britney Spears is cultivating cuckoo-crazy like...crazy... Fruits from her freak-outs are fiercely fresh and just obscenely, outrageously ripe. Picture via X17; Brit-Brit "Rehab is In" Illustration via Gawker...

Elm City Secret Book Reflected In Your Eyes

KO by KO, Richters series, 2.21.07...

Elm City Pirate Treasure

Krista (above and below) rocks the bootyBelow, Tim rocks out with the guitar overheadRichters, New Haven, 2.21.07...

Elm City Acoustic Run For The Roses

With Tobie, Rob Z, Tim P (on guitar) and KO (as per, umm, always)...KO and TS by RZTim by KOTobie (above and below) by KOTobie and KO by RZKO and RZ by KORichters, New Haven, 2.21.07...

Music and Lyrics is Chick Flick Gold

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Last Night's RockStars Played AfterHours Tonight...

Above: Rockers*, Pickle Barrel (Saturday night), VT, 2.17.07 Below: Same Rockers* at AfterHours Bash (tonight), VT, 2.18.07*names TBD...

Oh My God, Y'all! Brit Like Totally Shaved Her Head!

And then she got some fresh ink...KO has nothing against the bald is beautiful school of style, Sinead and Ami both rocked it really successfully some time ago... But, umm, it seems like Brit-Brit has crossed over to full-on cuckoo-panties...

If You Are In NYC Tonight Do Not Miss This!!!

Hot rocker Dan Lubell is joining some friends tonight for their gig at Sine. Hits at 10pm. Be there or be nowhere. KO with Dan at his recent bday bash in Tribeca, 2.3.07...

Celebrity Skin, part 2: What Goes Around Comes Back Around

In honor of Justin Timberlake's new video for (KO's admitted pop-culture right now pleasure) What Goes Around, starring Scarlet Johansson (aka ScarJo), KO gathered some classic videos featuring famous beauties, funny guys, a "friend" and some fashionistas...It's so easy to...

Celebrity Skin: A Walking Study

What happened to Courtney Love? It really looks like she traded in one addiction (drugs) for another (plastic surgery)... WTF?! At least Frances Bean looks healthy...and natural!Courtney Love & Frances Bean, LA, 2.8.07...

Mama's Friend Plays Drums

Drove into the City Friday night to catch a show at Zebulan with Mama, Daddy, fab friends...and at the very end, Nik. It was so fun and great to listen to jazzy jam-bandy music (with super rad and talented Wash...

He's a Magic Man

KO shot this beaut at Dan Lubell's birthday party Saturday night... Yay! When you are with a rockstar you must capture the glory and savor the genius...if I can be proud, well I am (!) cause I did just that...KO...

The Cream On The (Birthday) Cake

If there is any one singular sensational rockstar actor awesome friend with a fro totally deserving of celebration and success, it's gotta be Dan Lubell...KO went to Dan's birthday party at Grace in Tribeca Saturday night and it surpassed perfection....

Jamie Kennedy is a Yummy Joker

In the spirit of "better late than never!" I offer up this perfectly inspired, funny and naughty Jamie Kennedy and Stu Stone stop-motion video for their equally inspired, funny and naughty song, "Circle Circle Dot Dot" You will love!!!...

They Are For Each Other

A few weeks ago, KO was out with Annie, WordHumper and JC ~ and that annoying "it's on the tip of my tongue" thing happened and I couldn't remember the name of the song by CSN with the lovely lyrics:...

It's Easy If You Try

In honor of my friend JPS, and the premiere of his film Chapter 27 at Sundance, and too, his return (in 1 piece! and in 1 peace!) to the East Coast: fellow dreamer John! John Lennon, "Imagine"...

Sometimes it's not the "quality"~ it's the gist of it

Grateful Dead, "Touch of Grey" 1991, Bill Graham Benefit Concert...

Vampire Weekend, Indeed

Friday night KO ran into director/friend Zal's brother Rostam. Rostam is the genius behind the best ko.com review ever: Not Terrible!He is also a rockstar in a band called Vampire Weekend.It seems more than appropriate that we'd run into him...

No Need To Wait...

Seems appropriate~ as winter truly takes hold, finally, for all those kicking it root down on the East Coast~ to pay respect to a song that 1) is reminiscent blah blah blah nostalgia blah blah blah; 2) Matt Lum, my...

My Overkill Obsession

I've never been a Scrubs fan. Not because it's not a good show...I simply never had a chance to see it. Recently Maxie convinced me to give it some love. Well, what can I say? The show is very clever....

Hatebreed IS Love!

Saturday was my Mom's birthday. My plan was simple. Woke up in NYC after a long night with wonderful people and hopped a train to New Haven. All I had in mind was a decadent dinner with BCO and co....

Close Your Eyes, Close Your Eyes And Relax

This song has melted me into a puddle on too many occasions and in too many locations to discount it. You may be tempted to judge me, and~ what can I say?~ you're probably right to do so, but "Everything's...

Hot Snow part 2: The Chili Pepper and The Penguin

Lucy~ aka The Penguin or La Penguina~ called KO yesterday to report a wicked superb star sighting worthy of sharing: At O'Hare to hop a plane to a tropical paradise for her New Years party holiday, lucky Lucy spotted super...

Bringing Sketch-y Back

Even though I was out of the web-rynth for a spell, I still have the k-nowledge when it comes to what people may or may not be talking about...which is nice..... thanks Pete!...

Laughing With! vs. Laughing At!

Laughing With! Recently Matthew McConaughey was spotted channeling Matt Damon's look from The Talented Mr. Ripley:Matt Damon "followed suit" (ha, punny) by channeling Matthew on Letterman! **************************************************************************************** Laughing At! Meanwhile in the diva-sphere, Beyonce shows how crazy normal she is...

Free To Be...You And Me (!!!!!)

When I was younger, I rocked out to Free To Be...You And Me all the time. It's a fantastic collection of songs for kids created by Marlo Thomas, with the help of some celebrity friends, including Alan Alda, Mel Brooks,...

Between the Bars

Elliott Smith was a very talented- and tortured- artist. Saw him live once, luckily, and thankfully captured him on film with my old trusty AE1...this is one of my favorites...Austin Texas, 1999 (I think)...please forgive the scan-quality...

My Friends, My Spirits

KO dedicates this to Daddy...and sends much gratitude & love to JC for the link! Transplants "Gangsters & Thugs"...

You know you got it if it makes you feel good

This chick Bianca Ryan won a tv show talent competition (America's Got Talent) that KO never saw, but today when Matt played this for me it was quite clear why she'd won. Bianca is 11 years old (!) but she...

Baby, One More Year

Happy Birthday to former Princess of Pop, Britney Spears... You've really grown into quite the Queen of Tackiness and Trashiness, Brit Brit! Here's hoping your 25th year is heavily revelatory and hugely reinvigorating. Cheers!To celebrate, might we suggest 1) buying...

ONE

Bono is at a U2 concert in Ireland when he asks the audience for some quiet. Then in the silence, he starts to slowly clap his hands. Holding the audience in total silence, he says into the microphone..."Every time I...

Bold, Bald Beauty

Gwen Stefani took the prize at Worth1000 for best (what if they were) bald celebrity~ and she does look hot~ but we can't help but choose Joaquin Phoenix (as Johnny Cash) in all his bald beauty as our favorite...so delicious!...

Listen, Let Go.

Many of you are still recovering from the indulgences of your holiday weekend... And no doubt, processing that, yes, there are only 3.5 weeks before the next big holiday... With that in mind, I offer this classic...a reminder~ as the...

A Night to Rock

Tuesday was KB's birthday, and we celebrated like (aging) rockstars...Shrtstp, 11.14.06...

You're a RockStar!

Happy Birthday to rad rockstar Scorpio babe Kevin!!!!!Love you forever KB!!!...

Snap...Crackle..Pop Star

Congrats to Britney Spears on her sudden (but-not-soon-enough) reemergence from her haze of "love" better known as the "K-hole"~ Brit finally filed papers to divorce freeloading no-talent trashbag K-Fed. The poptart must be ready to shine again.** **Or as GoFugYourself...

Quintessential. Band. Autograph.

Sure do miss Morphine! KO got this after being one of only five people watching them improvise on a side stage~ while Primus was rocking the main stage and Ben Folds Five was rocking the second stage~ at (I...

Hollaback

Gwen Stefani is rad. People have thrown around the term "the next Madonna" for years, but Gwen has cleverly and consistently avoided the comparison... all the while definitively becoming~ as much as anyone can become "the next" anybody~ "the next...

Speaking of New York...

Dan Lubell & co. aka ST. CHRISTOPHER & THE SLEEPING DOORMEN are playing in NYC tonight at SIN-E at 8:00pm If you don't go, YOU'RE LAME... SIN-E is 150 attorney st @ stanton 10002 212.388.0077 http://www.sin-e.com/html/directions.html $10 (cheap!) The Band...

Applause! Applause!

KO was late to the debate as to whether The Killers suck. By the time KO decided Mr. Brightside was fun to run to, the verdict was in... But KO kept an open mind and felt their new song about...

You're The Best

Gotta Love KO's Birthday-mate Ralph Macchio in this scene from Karate Kid! And don't even get me started on what's gotta be "pretty much the best song ever."** (**Atleast according to Andy...and KO!!! Thanks Andy!!!) UPDATE: As if the Karate...

Accepted...and Singing About It

After the Accepted Premiere and the Accepted After-Party, we went to the Liquid Kitty for some quality karaoke! Jonah did an amazing rendition of Seal's "Kissed By a Rose" Justin sung Johnny Cash's classic "Folsom Prison Blues" KO did her...

Saturday Night Revisited

In case you were wondering, here is a list of highlights from KO's HOB experience Saturday Night: *KO finds a parking spot on Sunset (!!!) and arrives at HOB at 10pm as planned *KO is greeted with a VIP pass...

Smile, It's Saturday Night

Red Hot Chili Peppers Desecration Smile...

Pump It Up

Vintage Elvis Costello... AND! New Elvis with Allen Toussaint from Letterman last week~ "River In Reverse" ...because KO loves you!...

Celebrity Culture at Quick Glance

What can be said about Britney Spears that hasn't already been said and rehashed repeatedly to excess???!!! ***Seriously, if you can think of something, anything... *pictures for Bazaar from PopSugar **************************** **************************** Lindsay Lohan knows how to flex her power~she's...

Saturday Night Live! Elm City Style

While visiting Johnny and Pete at C.M.'s I met Altan and Ibo (above) from Turkey and Holland respectively. Don't they look like plastic surgeons? I also enjoyed the horn-heavy sounds of Stealing From Peter, a CT band of boys...

Last Night...

...AL, CF and I went out in the name of... ...karaoke!!! ***top pic and bottom pic by KO, middle 2 by AL***...