Yes, the most exciting music rumor so far this year is true: Ireland’s most legendary band, The Corrs, are back! As in, the hugely popular and highly successful family band are making a new album and planning to tour! That’s all that is known as of yet, so I thought I’d give you...Read more
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Over the course of Florence + The Machine’s third album, How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful, she mentions the Virgin Mary, Persephone, Motown’s Delilah, Jonah and St. Jude, but Catholicism and mythology are very small influences compared to the worst thing in the world, which is what the album is truly about: heartbreak....Read more
Often times when artists do positive anthems like this they come across as all too cheesy. But Kiesza's new single "Stronger," which hails from the Finding Neverland: The Album release, is empowering without tasting saccharine at all, coming across more like Florence + The Machine's "Shake It...
It’s Like You Never Went Away is the stunning debut EP by Goldroom, a DJ who’s been getting some serious accolades as of late. And when you listen to this, you’ll know why. Not only is he a beat maestro, he can write some serious pop tunes to boot. Here, he delivers four...Read more
LOS ANGELES, CA – JUNE 8, 2015 – Twenty years after the release of their self-titled debut album, GARBAGE will celebrate their lauded career with a US Anniversary tour. Christened the 20 Years Queer Tour, the band will play their debut album in its entirety for the first time. A full list of dates can...Read more
Little Boots has just unveiled her new video for Better in the Morning, which was premiered by Fader, as you can see above. A lovely video to go with a lovely song, what more can I say? Here’s Little Boots herself on her tour and more: “I’m honoured to have some incredible support acts...Read more
The above is an acoustic cover of David Guetta’s “Hey Mama” by Bebe Rexha. Only it isn’t entirely a cover. You see, Bebe is actually featured on the song and co-wrote it. So, really, it’s hers as much as it is David Guetta’s. And I happen to prefer this version over the original,...Read more
Melanie Martinez, one of my favorites from The Voice, unleashes her creativity upon the world with her new song and video, "Pity Party," which includes an interpolation of "It's My Party And I'll Cry If I Want To" -- or whatever that oldie is called. ...
Monarchy's lovely cover of Beck's "Lost Cause" will be on their Re|Vision EP, which will be nine cover versions and a remix. It will be released on the 15th of June. "Lost Cause" was commissioned by Julian Ballestros, a fan who supported the duo through the "choose a...
Typically, our #songoftheday is selected from newly released singles, but once in a while we fall in love with something that we missed the first time around. So, we figure better late than never and cover i t anyway. Such is the case with "You're Worth...
"Someone sucked the life out of the room / When that someone said goodbye much too soon," begins Nate Ruess' lovely new ballad, "What This World Is Coming To." And that pretty much sums up the song right there: the classic tale of boy meets girl and...
Chungking released their much-praised debut album We Travel Fast way back in 2003. Their 2007 album Stay Up Forever is a veritable electronica-meets-trip-hop masterpiece. During more recent years the Brighton-based trio — Jessie Banks, Sean Hennessy and Ben Townsend — have worked with Richard X and WARP Records’ Jamie Lidell. Perhaps more impressive...Read more
Special thanks to Maia Kennedy, contributing editor, for her excellent photos. Connect with Maia Kennedy Photography: maiakphotography.com facebook.com/maiakphotography instagram/maiakphotography DAY THREE: SATURDAY, MAY 23, 2015 THE BALLROOM THIEVES Boston’s own band The Ballroom Thieves were formed in 2011. On Facebook they describe the genre of their music as “alternative rock & folkin’ roll.” And they...Read more