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.
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Raptor Group, Roc Nation and Live Nation have once again partnered for the fourth annual Raptor House to show how technology has impacted media, music, sports, and entertainment industries. Some of this year’s Raptor House performers included Nick Jonas, Big Sean, Elle King, Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears. And while the revolving door of celebrities never seems to stop, the likes of Jason Schwartzman, Rainn Wilson, Elijah Wood, and David Morse all paused briefly to have their photo snapped. Click “continue reading” to see photos from the Raptor House at SXSW 2015.
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.
Last Friday, the siblings Sierota, better known as Echosmith to all the “Cool Kids,” recently performed to a sold out crowd at Webster Hall in New York City. The pop band is currently on tour in support of their 2014 release, Talking Dreams, and appear to be riding high on breakout hit “Cool Kids” and current single “Bright.” Click “continue reading” to see photos of Echosmith performing at Webster Hall in New York City on February 27, 2015.
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.”
Singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran recently stopped by BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge to perform a rousing cover of Christina Aguilera’s 2002 hit “Dirrty.” For his rendition, Sheeran stripped down the monster pop track to an acoustic guitar and piano centered song. Yes, Sheeran even went so far as perform the full rap originally laid down by Redman. Click “continue reading” to watch Ed Sheeran sing “Dirrty” by Christina Aguilera.
Last night, Aguilera stopped by “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon” where she showed off her amazing musical impressions during a game of “Wheel of Musical Impressions.” During the game. the popstar gave us some serious laughs with her impersonation of Cher singing the “Folgers Coffee” jingle and Shakira singing the “Golden Girls” theme song, but the best moment of the game came when Aguilera delivered a spot on imitation of Britney Spears singing children’s rhyme, “This Little Piggy.” Click “continue reading” to watch Christina Aguilera impersonate Cher, Britney Spears, and Shakira.
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.