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“Why Don’t We” has gained a lot of attention since their formation by Jonah Marais, Corbyn Besson, Daniel Seavey, Jack Avery, and Zach Herron in 2016. Now the boy band has dropped their full-length debut album “8 LETTERS” merging pop, R&B, hip-hop and even latin vibes. Within the release, the album hit #1 on iTunes’s […]Read more "stream why don’t we’s debut album “8 letters”"
What got you into becoming a DJ? Was it mostly self-taught or did you take formal lessons? I originally went to a rave after the official after-prom party my senior year of high school. That was my introduction to electronic music, and I was instantly hooked. Not long after that, I got into DJing […]Read more "alan fraze talks about electronic music & evolution radio"
QUIÑ has released a new music video for her song “Remind Me” which is one of the tracks from her upcoming album “Lucid”. Directed by DREAMTIGER, the visuals bring us to Quiñ rolling around the bed in lingerie and then to the streets. Watch the video below.Read more "“remind me” a new music video by quiñ"
Ariana Grande’s fourth studio album is out today and it features 15 tracks + guest appearances such as Pharrell, Nicki Minaj, and Missy Elliott. What’s really sweet is that there’s even a track named after her fiance Pete Davidson. In a recent interview with the late-night host Jimmy Fallon, the singer explained “It’s called Sweetener because it’s […]Read more "stream ariana grande’s new album “sweetener”"
Can you tell us how Will@Large begin? Was there a specific reason why you chose this stage name? When I decided I wanted to rap I wanted a name that was simple yet had a spiritual connection to it. My nickname is Will and @Large is synonymous with being wanted by the devil. A lot […]Read more "will@large makes music for god"
Who is Aaron Aye? He’s is a 22-year-old R&B singer from Minneapolis that we ALL should be watching out. I rarely say this, he’s new but he’s got so much potential and just full of talent and rawness. Yesterday, he released his debut album “Orphan” featuring 10 songs inspired by his struggles throughout his journey […]Read more "stream aaron aye’s debut album ‘orphan’"
After finally releasing the long-awaited album ASTROWORLD, Travis Scott has dropped a new music video for “Stop Trying To Be God”. Directed by Dave Meyers, the video features a lot of symbolism and follows Travis on a religious journey. Watch the video below.Read more "travis scott – stop trying to be god"
Jack Tatum, the mastermind behind Wild Nothing, has released a new track from his forthcoming new album “Indigo” which will be released via Captured Tracks on August 31st. This will be the band’s first album since 2016. In a press release, Jack explains “Shallow Water’ is a song for and about my wife. It can […]Read more "listen to wild nothing’s new track “shallow water”"
Can you tell us how Elegant Speech begin? What made you go with that stage name? I love to mix singing and rapping. For me, Elegant speech is soft yet hard, beautiful but rugged. Has music always been a way of expression for you since you were a kid? Yes, I remember writing songs at a very […]Read more "elegant speech talks about keeping a little chaos"
Florence + the Machine have dropped a new album “High As Hope” that follows their last album three years ago “How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful”. The record includes 10 songs, but they’re organic and collected. In a press release, Florence Welch mentions that the title was inspired by the daily view of the skyline […]Read more "stream florence + the machine’s new album"
What’s your philosophy of “reggae” at this point in your career? Do you think it has evolved in some way? As the new king of Reggae Dancehall, I’ve got a different philosophy. I separate Reggae music from Rastafarianism. Rastafarianism is a philosophy based upon the thought that the Ethiopian ancient Emperor Haile Selassie I was […]Read more "s. sponji living discusses the philosophy of reggae and his upcoming projects"
This week of “The Only Tracks You Need”, we’re featuring Amilli, King Kuda, Somni, Miink, Artur Nelson, String Theory, Neon Cities, Pioneer 11, Merce Lemon and Jack Larsen. Check out the playlist below: 1. Amilli – Rarri 2. King Kuda – Wildflower 3. Somni – Girl 4. Miink – Scorched Moth 5. Artur Nelson – Nobody […]Read more "the ONLY tracks you need this week"
I wanna start off our interview with a question about your early memory of music. What was it like? When I was young music was pretty prevalent in my home mostly. Before I was born my dad played drums and guitar in a few bands in Toronto. I remember being really young, probably around 4 […]Read more "vince the messenger talks about his album “self sabotage”"
KYLE explores the space in his new music video “To The Moon”, one of the singles from his debut album “Light Of Mine” which was released in May.. The video is directed by David Camarena and features the visuals of the 25-year-old rapper flying to the moon, floating around and his space crew dancing. Watch […]Read more "kyle – to the moon"
Tony, How are you? Can you tell us how you got interested in music and when you decided to do this as a career? I became interested in music in 1998 while when I was given a Christian Hip-Hop sample album in Los Angeles. That moment really changed my life. I started recording music on […]Read more "a conversation with tony polanco about his recent single and what’s next"
Sheryl Crow released a new song titled “Wouldn’t Want To Be Like You” featuring St. Vincent. In a recent interview with Billboard, Crow mentions that she doesn’t want to stop releasing music but this might be her final full-length record. As far as getting St. Vincent (aka Annie Clark) on board, she says “I called […]Read more "sheryl crow drops a new song “wouldn’t want to be like you”"
Congratulations on the recent release of your first single “Steps” It’s been getting quite a lot of buzz! Can you tell us what motivated and inspired you to write the song? Well, as my vision for #TSIO came together and I first heard this instrumental off SoundClick, produced by Malakkor, I loved how the beat […]Read more "links talk about his upcoming album, t.s.i.o"
The band has shared a new music video for “Chemistry” from their fifth studio album “Everything Now” which was released last year. The video is directed by Ray Tintori and animated by Starburns Industries. “We’ve been big fans of Ray’s work since his early videos and there was talk of collaborating during The Suburbs shoot–we were going […]Read more "watch arcade fire’s new video “chemistry”"
Let’s talk about how you began in the music scene. How did Cris Cola come about? I haven’t been interested in music, mainly hip-hop, for as long as I can remember. I tried writing my verse around the age of 9. Basically, rewriting a bow wow in my own words. I started to really write […]Read more "introducing cris cola, a young hip-hop artist from memphis"
Ahhh finally! Jay Rock has released his third studio album “Redemption” since his last 2015’s album “90059”. The album consists of 13 tracks and features artists including SZA, Kendrick Lamar, J. Cole and other big names. Besides the release of the album, the artist has also dropped a new music video for his song “The […]Read more "stream the new album ‘redemption’ by jay rock"