PHASES. Remember that name. Because, simply put, they’re the best new synthy pop band to come along since CHVRCHES. In fact, they’re easily as brilliant as CHVRCHES. No kidding or exaggerating. Perhaps that shouldn’t be a surprise, though, being that they’re essentially a supergroup, as three of their members have previously found fame...Read more
Ellie just keeps getting better, doesn't she? Best of all, she never writes the same song twice, unlike many "pop stars." I put that in quotes because Ellie isn't exactly your typical pop star. She doesn't hire 12 writers to come spend a weekend writing...
PRESS RELEASE: September 21st, 2015 – Burbank, CA – Jenny Lewis celebrates the ten-year anniversary of her solo debut, Rabbit Fur Coat, with the release of a deluxe limited edition remastered vinyl album, available for pre-order today at jennylewis.com. [EDITOR’S NOTE: At the time of this posting, 1:32PM EST, it’s not up yet,...Read more
Singer/songwriter Angéline was originally from Loire Atlantique in France but is now based out of London, which is where she earned her music degree. Although most of her songs are now in English, there’s clearly a French folk music influence to her sound. Additionally, she’d just visited Cuba — she loves Salsa dancing...Read more
My new record “After” is officially out next Friday, September 25th but is streaming on Noisey now! Thrilled to finally share it! In case you missed it, I released a new version of “Hypotheticals” on Flaunt earlier this week as well. I’ll be on tour later this fall in support of my new...Read more
hello darlings well, that happened. summer is over, school is back, and there’s that familiar feeling as the nights grow longer that we missed the chance to be who we might have been. sounds like time for a stars show, don’t you think? we’re around this fall, and we would love to...Read more
"Better Love" is awesome. "Better Love" is great. "Better Love" is better than whatever is currently stuck in your head....
It seems like we’ve lived with Lana Del Rey’s music forever. Yet, Born To Die, her official debut as Lana Del Rey, only arrived in January of 2012. Ever since then, though, she’s been a constant source of music. There was November 2012’s Paradise EP, which was eight songs long, currently considered a...Read more
"Every time I think I'm better / Pick my head up / Getting nowhere," Troye Sivan sings, slightly melancholic, on just one of the hooks contained within his delicious new single, "EASE," which might sound familiar and that would be because it features Broods, who lend it their...
When I was growing up, I was mostly into what they (not I) call hair bands, my favorites being Motley Crue, Poison, Stryper, Bon Jovi and KISS. (Yes, KISS was a hair band at the time. No make up, just very big hair.) I did listen to some thrash, too, especially the artists...Read more
BOSTON CALLING ANNOUNCES A FESTIVAL APP, AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD TODAY, WITH THE COMPLETE PERFORMANCE TIMES FOR SEPTEMBER 2015 BOSTON CALLING WILL ALSO HOST ITS FINAL BLOCK PARTY OF THE SEASON AT DEWEY SQUARE PARK THIS THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2015 Before the press release I just wanted to reiterate how excited I am about...Read more
Back in 2014 ex-L.A. Guns guitarist Tracii Guns played at a Keith Moon and Jon Entwistle tribute show alongside Poison drummer Rikki Rocket and Cinderella bassist Eric Brittingham. The three had great chemistry and decided to start a band together. Rikki suggests they check out his singer friend Brandon Gibbs, who Eric previously...Read more
OK, so I already praised this gem of a song ("Pressure Off") in my review of Duran Duran's new album, Paper Gods, but it's one of the best tunes I've heard all year, and they've just released this nifty 360 lyric video, so I'm writing about it again......