Gina Vespa – who, sadly, is not affiliated with the motor scooter company – is a GWU graduate currently residing in Maryland with her husband and two dachshunds. A freelance writer for both Diffuser.fm and PopCrush, Gina enjoys combining her love for music with her passion for writing. She has interviewed artists such as Matt Pond and Zac and Isaac Hanson, and she's always on the lookout for new bands to check out.
DIIV’s Zachary Cole Smith on Festivals, Next Album + Sky Ferreira Collaboration – Exclusive Video
Diffuser.fm recently got a hold of DIIV’s Zachary Cole Smith and picked his brain on a number of topics, ranging from summer festivals to touring to a collaboration with Sky Ferreira. Check out the two-and-a-half minute clip above to watch it all unfold.
Outside Lands Festival 2013 Sells Out
Back in April, the lineup for the sixth annual Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival was revealed, and perhaps not surprisingly, given the roster of artists -- Red Hot Chili Peppers, Paul McCartney, Phoenix, Nine Inch Nails and more -- organizers of the San Fran fest have announced the fastest sell-out in the event's history.
’90s Nostalgia Continues in ‘Out of the Furnace’ Film Trailer
The upcoming thriller ‘Out of the Furnace,’ starring Christian Bale, Zoe Saldana, Casey Affleck and Woody Harrelson, tells the troubling story of two brothers, one of whom winds up in prison, while the other one gets tangled up in crime. What’s the song featured in the gripping trailer?
Chicago’s Riot Fest 2013 Expands Lineup: Joan Jett, Pixies, Andrew W.K. + More to Perform
Riot Fest organizers have added a number of top-name acts to this year’s initial lineup, among them Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Suicidal Tendencies, Andrew W.K., T.S.O.L. and the Pixies.
Green Day No ‘Enemy’ to Animated Film Trailers
‘Free Birds’ — an animated comedy starring Owen Wilson, Woody Harrelson and Amy Poehler — tells the story of two turkeys from very different walks of life who team up in order to travel back in time to the first Thanksgiving. The trailer for the upcoming flick features Green Day’s high-energy hit, ‘Know Your Enemy.’
Bloc Party Let Verizon Ring the ‘Silent Alarm’ in ‘Sparklers’ Commercial
“When you experience something great, you want to share it with everyone,” a recent Verizon ad suggests. In the 30-second clip (watch below), an entire city lights up with sparklers while people enjoy their Verizon 4G phones. What’s the song in this feelgood commercial?
Sound City Players Cut Polo Ralph Lauren Some ‘Slack’ in RED Commercial
Polo Ralph Lauren has unleashed a new men's fragrance, RED, as well as a thrilling short film to accompany it (watch below). What’s the song in the action-packed clip?
Kaiser Chiefs Condone Squirrel Boozing In Smithwick’s Irish Ale Ad
In a new commercial for Smithwick’s Irish ale, a squirrel comes out to play once the brewery closes for the night. The minute-long clip follows the thirsty creature on his quest to brew the delicious beer — and shows him enjoying a refreshing “glass” at the end. What’s the song featured in this endearing ad?
Wake Island, ‘Use It As a Weapon’ – Video Premiere
Montreal-based prog rockers Wake Island have a brand-new video for their single 'Use It As a Weapon,' and Diffuser.fm is stoked to premiere it. The powerful clip (watch above) stars the group’s singer, Philippe M, and explores the physical and emotional aspects of human weakness.
Basilica Sound Scape 2013 Expands Lineup: Pharmakon, Evian Christ + More to Perform
The Basilica Sound Scape makes its return to New York in the fall, and festival organizers have recently announced even more acts on this year’s lineup, among them Pharmakon, Evian Christ and Richard Hell. The three-day bash is set to run from Sept. 13-15 at the scenic Hudson Basilica.