Sony Music has severed ties with producer Dr. Luke (Lukasz Gottwald) for the ongoing rape allegations made by singer, Kesha Rose Sebert. The producer, who has churned out hits for pop stars, like Kelly Clarkson, Miley Cyrus and Katy Perry, created Kemosabe Records with Sony in 2011. With Sony's deal, Dr. Luke gained "extraordinary creative control in return for exclusive rights to his services as a...
Love is Love, Woods
Now more than ever, thoughtful art matters. We are in the midst of a nerve-wracking and uncertain time when the value of a person's opinion hinges on how loudly they shout it at those who oppose them. For this reason, the latest record from psychedelic folk band Woods feels purposefully urgent. Love Is Love was inspired by the fear and dread felt...
COIN, Columbia Records, album cover
Breakout indie-rock band COIN may have just released one of the best albums of the summer. The Nashville four-piece find their footing on their sophomore effort, How Will You Know If You Never Try, an album filled with light-hearted answers to some of life’s heaviest questions. The album is a testament to living life to the fullest, embracing originality...
Paramore music video
Four years after the release of their last album, rock band Paramore is preparing to release their biggest album yet. In a recent interview with The Guardian, band members Hayley Williams and Taylor York admitted that the album almost never happened. Their last album, Paramore, released in 2013 reached No. 1 in the U.S. and U.K. and won the band a...
Justin Bieber
Looks like Justin Bieber has come to terms with his transgressions and is ready to love himself! Embed from Getty Images After a 2014 DUI and an overall troubled few years, the 23 year-old singer reflected on his past in a post on Instagram on Sunday, April 23. The post, which shows a side-by-side comparison of Bieber's mug shot and a photo of...
Paramore "Hard Times"
Welcome to this week’s Must Watch Music Videos! We have fun from Paramore, emotion from Machine Gun Kelly and intensity from Kendrick Lamar.    Welcome to this week’s Must Watch Music Videos. Craving music this morning? In desperate need of some motivation to get moving this Monday? We got you covered. Especially you there, still in your Coachella outfit. This has...
Swedish singer Mira Edlund—also known as MIRAS—made her way to the United States in 2015, hoping to break into the L.A. pop music scene. Her first single, "Something I Don't Know," proved her R&B inspired, electronic style is the perfect fit for long nights on neon nightclub floors. MIRAS' latest single, "Dilemma," is an energetic departure from her previous slow-burning...
Emerging British pop sensation Sarah Close, like so many young and passionate artists, got her start posting covers on YouTube. With a following of more than 750,000 worldwide, Close already has the media excitement of a long-time pro, despite the fact that this is her first official studio release. Her EP Caught Up debuted April 14, proving great things...
Ecuadorian-American singer Sara Ontaneda is a unique artist who blends folk, R&B and South-American tunes into an infused genre-bending sound.  Currently residing in New York City, Ontaneda discovered that she harnessed a love for music at a young age.  She started piano lessons at age 7 and by age 9, she had joined her school’s choir in Miami, Florida. ...
Bleachers, Jack Antonoff, Gone Now
Much to the excitement and relief of fans worldwide, alternative-pop juggernaut Bleachers have (finally) announced their sophomore album. Your favorite pop star’s go-to producer, Jack Antonoff, appeared on Beats 1 with Zane Lowe Monday to talk about the new album, Gone Now, and debut a stunning new track. “Hate That You Know Me” is the second single to be...