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Get Spoiled This Thanksgiving With SNL's Back Home Ballers: VIDEO

Back Home Ballers

As our friend Dorthy pointed out so long ago, there's no place like home. As the ladies of Saturday Night Live have recently added, being back home is baller. Being waited on hand and foot, inputting insanely complex WiFi passwords, and slouching about the house all day long are surely as much a hallmark of the winter holiday season as any stuffed turkey.

You can add Cameron Diaz and Your Girls to your holiday rap soundtrack in the music video AFTER THE JUMP...

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Postmodern Jukebox Turns Ariana Grande's 'Love Me Harder' Into A James Bond Theme: VIDEO

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Scott Bradley's Postmodern Jukebox is back and this time serving up a sultry James Bond-esque version of Ariana Grande's "Love Me Harder." Cristina Gatti lends her vocals and channels the legendary Shirley Bassey. 

Watch it, AFTER THE JUMP...

And in case you've missed previous jams from Postmodern Jukebox, check out their retro-infused covers below: 

Ariana Grande's "Break Free" Gets a Soulful Twist

A Jazz-Crooner Cover of David Guetta and Sia's "Titanium"

Sam Smith's "I'm Not The Only One" - New Orleans Style

Taylor Swift's "Shake It Off" Heads to Motown

A Vintage Latin Rendition of Calvin Harris' "Summer"

Madonna's "Like A Prayer"...If It Were a 40s Swing Song

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NEW MUSIC: Public Service Broadcasting, tigerthief, Live Footage, To Destroy A City, Hollands, New Ambient Music

Public Service Broadcasting - 'Gagarin'

New Music is brought to you weekly by Deadly Music!, which covers mostly indie/alternative music as well as electronica, ambient/modern classical, pop and anything really, really good.

Most tracks are available on a Soundcloud playlist, some of them on a Spotify playlist....both of which are embedded at the end of this post.

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Public Service Broadcasting: “Gagarin”

“Gagarin” is the first track taken from Public Service Broadcasting’s upcoming second album The Race For Space.

A brassy, funk-heavy theme track for Yuri Gagarin, the track reveals a new more playful side to the duo.

With a 6-piece brass section and 5-piece string section in tow, “Gagarin” signals a broadening of Public Service Broadcasting’s sound.

Probably one of the grooviest things you’ve seen this year.

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tigerthief: “cinnamon luck”

Tigerthief-cinnaomon-lucktigerthief (possibly from Portland, Oregon and all in lowercase) is a new act choosing to use media to add an element of mystery to their music.

Despite requests for more information, there is little known about tigerthief.

They are probably a duo and “cinnamon luck” was “written, recorded, shot, edited, mixed, mastered, and produced in 24 hours using a Sony TC-500A tape machine, a Canon 7D, two human brains, two cinnamon sticks, and one snow day.”

A mesmerizing, trippy track, you’ll love this if you go all misty-eyed at the thought of early Cocteau Twins.  

Also RIYL if you like contemporary downtempo / shoegaze / gloomy pop acts like Hockeysmith and Casket Girls.

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Listen to some outstanding new ambient tracks and music by Live Footage, To Destroy a City and Hollands, AFTER THE JUMP...

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Out Singer-Songwriter Jesse Sarvinski 'Won't Let You Get Away' - VIDEO

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In a new music video released late last week, out singer-songwriter Jesse Sarvinski serves up some beefcake with a side of romance. His song, "Won't Let You Get Away," is all about what happens when you realize your "summertime fling" is someone you could love for the rest of your life. And you don't want to let him get away. Sarvinski sings,

"All my friends say / "Boy you found a good one now, don't let him get away." / And I'd search high and low / Just to find someone who could even come close. / I've never been so in love with somebody / You do something to me that I can't explain and / I know I'd be a fool if I just let you get away /So I won't let you get away."

Watch the endearing and alluring video directed and shot by Marc Cartwright, AFTER THE JUMP...

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'Mean Girls' Star Daniel Franzese Spoofs Taylor Swift In Thanksgiving Themed 'Shake and Bake' - VIDEO

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In honor of Thanksgiving week, Daniel Franzese has posted a food-and-family themed "Shake It Off" spoof on YouTube called "Shake and Bake." The video features Mean Girls-fave Franzese leading a bevvy of boy and girl dancers in some hot moves involving chicken, Ziplock bags and, of course, Shake n' Bake. There is even a Taylor Swift drag-a-like who Franzese pushes out of the way to get the song started. He also shows off some sexy moves himself, including some Thanksgiving-themed twerking.  

The music video is Franzese's second collaboration with Beyonce spoofer Adrian Anchondo (pictured below), who was likely responsible for the fun choreography and diversely sexy group of dancers. (Take notice of a young Jake Gyllenhall-esque chorus boy in a tight 'n revealing leotard @1:40). Their first project together was an October spoof of Sam Smith's "Stay With Me" that has received nearly a million hits on YouTube.

Recently, Franzese joined the cast of HBO's Looking and is featured in some teaser scenes from the upcoming Season 2. You can watch the full "Shake and Bake" spoof (along with a special guest appearance by one of his Looking co-stars playing a Pilgrim) AFTER THE JUMP...

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[top photo via Twitter]

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Mister Chase Covers Hozier's 'Take Me To Church' - VIDEO

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Last year we showed you Irish artist Hozier's music video called "Take Me To Church", which took a very stark, brutal look at the violence and bigotry enacted upon LGBT citizens, in Russia in particular. Artist Mister Chase was clearly touched by the piece, and in a statement to Towleroad Mister Chase told us the impact that his church had on him growing up, and how meaningful Hozier's song was to him:

I grew up in a fundamentalist Pentecostal church, where proselytizing men and women were sitting in every pew. Some of these are the same people that, amidst the barrage of advertising images and rush hour mayhem on the subway, they hand you a pamphlet on God or sin and how you will burn in hell. I’m sure many of you can relate. I was born into this God corporation.
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When I started to come out as gay I was taken to a room directly behind the altar where the board of the church - seven adults - doused me with holy water praying at me as if I were a demon. Scary shit. I was 13.
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So, when I heard Hozier’s song “Take Me To Church”, it touched me on a deeper level and I wanted to share it. Children should not be made to feel ashamed of themselves on any level, and LGBT kids in particular are easy targets.

Mister Chase made a studio cover of the song to share its message, which you can watch AFTER THE JUMP...

And in related news, Hozier himself is helping bring marriage equality to Ireland - tweeting the below photo to his fans encouraging them to register to vote ahead of next year's referendum on same-sex marriage. 

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