I was having one of those mornings where the coffee was weak, the office was empty, and I had stayed up too late last night watching private jet flights on YouTube. I needed a pick-me-up, something to inspire me to do the work that I do here—which is try to get you all to click on The Cars Blogs on Jalopnik’s Facebook…
It took far too long for the Jaguar XJ6 to be appreciated as a prime candidate for restomodding. For years we could have been enjoying cars as cool as Iron Maiden drummer Nicko McBrain’s ’84 Jag. But you know what? Don’t waste your time searching for all those wasted years. Face up; make your stand and realize you’re…
After the Detroit Auto Show, Jalopnik staffers David Tracy, Raymond Cinemato and I found ourselves making dinner on the few surfaces of Tracy’s kitchen that isn’t covered in car parts. Naturally, we had Spotify cranking, which kicked off a debate about which music genre has better car call-outs.
Here’s an opinion that, based on the immediate response coworkers had when I first shared it, is sure to piss a few of you off: CDs are good—so good, that I’d argue they’re the ultimate medium for listening to music while you drive.
I’m not sure if I’ve plunged into some truly depraved tier of hipsterism or if I’m just still high off the fumes from Radwood 2, but this week I had an epiphany: cassette tapes are the best way to listen to music while driving.
Melvin Brown, a 19-year-old student who lives in Bordertown, New Jersey, was dancing in a parking lot recently, with his sisters filming the show. When Brown finished, his sisters were surprised to see a woman a few feet away taking cues from their brother. Who is this delightful woman? Brown told NJ.com that he’s…
Legendary rocker Tom Petty died today at age 66. He was many things to many people, but I think most would agree that he wrote, played and sang some of the greatest driving songs the world’s ever known. Celebrate his life by enjoying that legacy; cue up your favorite Petty track and put some miles on your car.
Update: Sold out
If you’ve been paying attention, cars are actually a pretty big theme in whispery dream-pop artist Lana Del Rey’s music. Her fifth record, Lust For Life, debuted earlier this year. Five songs in will bring you to “White Mustang” which just had its music video uploaded yesterday. There’s just one problem: there is no…
It’s always occurred to me that, of all of the car brands there are, popular songs seem to mention Rolls-Royce a disproportionate amount of times. It sounds like everybody who’s anybody wants to buy a big, blocky sedan with more amenities than your average hotel, and, boy, do they want to tell you about it.
I used to sit in my grandpa’s Mercedes, draining its battery blasting tunes while sitting static in his driveway. I never got brave enough to start it, but if I had been, and also my friends were famous athletes, I’d like to think my day could have pretty much gone down like Macklemore’s “Marmalade” video.
France is a country, so to celebrate its national holiday, Bastille Day, it puts on a huge military parade. And because France is a Chill and Cool country, it celebrates by making its military play a bunch of Daft Punk, France’s most accomplished robots.
At $8 per month for Prime members, Amazon Music Unlimited was already more affordable than Spotify Premium or Apple Music, but Amazon’s sweetening the pot for new members by offering four months for just $1, for a limited time.
Selena Gomez is making new music, and the cover for her upcoming single features what looks like a second generation Honda Accord posed behind her and the word ‘FETISH’. Sorry you spent all that money on a Lamborghini or whatever trying to impress her.
Driver: Parallel Lines, the fourth (and arguably best) installment in the Driver game franchise, had a perfect soundtrack.
Chris Cornell’s passing was the first death of a musical artist to really bum me out. I probably listen to his songs on a daily basis, so the news hit me hard. Most of the time I rock out from behind the wheel because Chris made awesome tracks for putting the pedal down and going for a drive.
North Korea is a weird country. Heck, so is the United States of America. But the USA doesn’t play creepy, Blade Runner-like Theremin music in the nation’s capital each morning just after dawn. North Korea does.
At $15 per month or $150 per year for up to six users, Amazon’s Music Unlimited family plan was already one of the best deals in streaming music. But for a limited time, you can use promo code TREATFAMILY for a $20 credit towards your membership.
Well, it does go with his Goku tattoo.