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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: THE MYNABIRDS, A.K.A. LAURA BURHENN

Back in 2012 I came across a song called “Karma Debt” by The Mynabirds and instantly fell in love with it. The sound of Laura Burhenn’s vocals alone was bewitching, equal parts velvety smooth and soulful, but her thought-provoking lyrics about war and debt were what really made my brain light up like...
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#albumoftheday / REVIEW: NATALIE IMBRUGLIA: MALE

Way back in 1997 Natalie Imbruglia covered a song called “Torn” by a little known alternative group called Ednaswap and found herself propelled into global superstardom. It was from an album called Left of the Middle, one of the year’s highest selling releases. The record also spawned other hits, such as “Wishing I...
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#songoftheday / REVIEW: MIKA: “STARING AT THE SUN”


No, it's not a U2 cover... It's another gorgeous MIKA original, which means a soaring vocal melody, vibrant beat and super colorful instrumentation all strung together by his always charismatic voice. Let's face it -- he could sing the Sesame Street theme song and we'd listen to...
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#songoftheday / REVIEW: CARLY RAE JEPSEN: WARM BLOOD


"Warm Blood" is the fifth track to be released from Carley Rae Jepsen's upcoming album E•MO•TION (out August 21st) and it's easily the best. Produced and co-written by Vampire Weekend’s Rostam Batmanglij, it sounds exactly like what you'd expect a collaboration between them to sound like, which,...
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#albumoftheday / REVIEW: THE BIRD AND THE BEE: “RECREATIONAL LOVE”

Recreational Love is The Bird And The Bee’s first album in five years, following 2010’s excellent covers album Interpreting The Master’s Volume 1: A Tribute To Daryl Hall and John Oates. During recent years, I’d started to become convinced that they would never do another album, largely because Greg Kurstin has become one...
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  • INFINITE: REALITY
    INFINITE: REALITY Release Date:  7/15/15 Label:  Woolim Entertainment, Loen Entertainment Following numerous solo and sub-unit activities, Infinite makes their big comeback with their excellent fifth mini-album, Reality. Following numerous solo and sub-unit activities, Infinite makes their big comeback with their fifth mini-album, Reality. YouTube Video:  Yes Asia Read more > read more
  • YUKI: 好きってなんだろう…涙 / となりのメトロ - Single [Sukitte Nandarou...Namida + Tonari no Metro]
    YUKI: 好きってなんだろう…涙 / となりのメトロ - Single [Sukitte Nandarou...Namida + Tonari no Metro] Release Date:  7/29/15 Label:  Epic Records It's been almost a year since Yuki released Daredemo Lonely, but I'm quite happy to say that she's back with this, her new double A-side single, Sukitte Nandarou...Namida + Tonari no Metro. It's been almost a year […]
  • VIZ Media Announces BORUTO Anime Film Premiere In 80 U.S. Cities
    IZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest publisher, distributor and licensor of manga and anime in North America, announces that it has partnered with Los Angeles-based film distribution company ELEVEN ARTS to present BORUTO: NARUTO THE MOVIE in a series of exclusive theatrical engagements around the United States starting on October 10th. read more
  • D.HOLIC: MINI-ALBUM VOL. 1: CHEWY CHEWY
    D.HOLIC: MINI-ALBUM VOL. 1: CHEWY CHEWY Release Date:  7/13/15 Label:  Windmill Entertainment Chewy Chewy is D.Holic's first mini-album, but it's really a glorified single since it only consists of two songs, an intro and an outro. D.Holic is a South Korean girl group formed in 2014 by H.Mate Entertainment. They debuted on October 23, 2014 […]
  • MINX: LOVE SHAKE
    MINX: LOVE SHAKE Release Date:  7/7/15 Label:  Universal Music South Korea Minx is a K-Pop girl group produced by Happy Face Entertainment, the agency behind Dalshabet. Their new mini-album is worth your time and K-Pop dollars. Minx is a K-Pop girl group produced by Happy Face Entertainment, the agency behind Dalshabet. The rookie group's five […]