Brandon Flowers brought his Sunset Strip vibe to Webster Hall in New York City this week to perform songs from his forthcoming solo album The Desired Effect. The Killers frontman, dressed in full on lounge singer lamé, performed lead single “Can’t Deny My Love” and “Dreams Come True” from the new album along with “covers” of his band’s hits including “Mr. Brightside,” “Jenny Was a Friend of Mine,” and “Human.” Flowers even worked in a cover of Robert Palmer’s “Simply Irresistible” just because he could. Click “continue reading” to see photos of Brandon Flowers at Webster Hall.
Brian Sendrowitz, frontman for indie pop band Beat Radio, truly believes that music should be a communal experience. And while it’s been nearly two years since Sendrowitz dropped Hard Times, Go!, he’s back with a split 7-inch vinyl shared with friend Maia Macdonald’s new band, Kid in the Attic. The limited edition split 7-inch vinyl was pressed with only 250 copies via Sendrowitz’s imprint, Awkward for Life, and includes Beat Radio’s song “Invisible Cities” and Kid in the Attic’s (aka KITA) “Roles Reversing.” Click “continue reading” to listen to both singles and learn how to order a limited edition copy for yourself.
Two-time GRAMMY award winning country artist Kacey Musgraves will release a new single, “Biscuits,” to country radio March 16th. “Biscuits” was written by Musgraves, Shane McAnally, and Brandy Clark, and will be available at iTunes March 17th. Click “continue reading” for more on Kacey Musgraves new single “Biscuits.”
Neither snow nor cold could keep fans away as actress-turned-singer Leighton Meester brought her brand of folk-pop to New York City’s Irving Plaza. The multi-talented musician was supported by rising pop artist and Brooklyn native Chetti as well as Meester’s friend and frequent collaborator Dana Williams. Click “continue reading” to get our impressions of the show and to see photos of Meester, Chetti, and Williams performing at Irving Plaza on February 21, 2015.
Tony Lucca is ready to hit the road in support of his newly released, self-titled album. The singer-songwriter has just released a lengthy list of spring tour dates for his officially titled “Paint a Picture” tour. The tour will kick-off on April 14th in Boston, Massachusetts and will conclude on May 14th in his adopted home of Nashville, Tennessee. Click “continue reading” to see the full list of tour dates.
Cris Cab, the soulful Miami based singer-songwriter, just released the official music video for new single “Fables.” The video features Aarika Wolf, model and girlfriend to Calvin Harris, as well as Drama, cousin to Rob Dyrdek and owner of clothing line Young & Reckless. Click “continue reading” to watch the official music video for “Fables” by Cris Cab.
French multi-instrumentalist Soko has released a music video for her new song “Ocean of Tears.” Soko, a DIY music director and her friend, Nina Ljeti, conceptualized and created the video. “Ocean of Tears,” the second released single, will appear on Soko’s forthcoming full length album, My Dreams Dictate My Reality (March 3rd via Babycat Records). Click “continue reading” to watch the video now.
Taylor Swift premiered the official, full-length music video for new single “Style” today. The video features Dominic Sherwood as the singer’s love interest. Click “continue reading” to watch the official music video for “Style” by Taylor Swift.
Missy Elliott is set to make a return to music. The 43-year-old rapper recently took to Twitter to confirm that she is back in the studio recording new music with her longtime friend and collaborator Timbaland. Elliott recently joined Katy Perry during the NFL Super Bowl halftime show, which resulted in a 996% sales lift for her music. It’s been a decade since Elliott’s last album, The Cookbook, was released. Click “continue reading” to learn more.
Kelly Clarkson premiered the official music video for lead single “Heartbeat Song.” Produced by Greg Kurstin (Tegan & Sara and Ellie Goulding), “Heartbeat Song” is the lead single from Kelly’s sixth LP Piece By Piece (March 3rd). Click “continue reading” to watch the official music video for Kelly Clarkson’s “Heartbeat Song” and see the official tracklist for her album Piece By Piece.