Top 11 Songs From Girl Groups

Top 11 Songs From Girl Groups

“Given that there was that era of girl group music and it’s still very popular, but I think if you looked at the chart from that time you would see many more men on it. Because the industry, they were catering to young girls. I mean, that’s what they thought their audience was.” – Lesley […]

New Music Friday: Stream Sam Smith’s Intensely Personal New Album ‘The Thrill Of It All’

New Music Friday: Stream Sam Smith’s Intensely Personal New Album ‘The Thrill Of It All’

Heartbreak. It’s pretty much a universal feeling, something nearly everybody will experience at some point in his or her life. For English singer Sam Smith, channeling feelings of heartbreak and intense emotions is what he does — and his new album, The Thrill of It All, does so exceptionally well. From the raw, visceral feel […]

Stream Beck’s Vibrant New Album, ‘Colors,’ Out Today (New Music Friday)

Stream Beck’s Vibrant New Album, ‘Colors,’ Out Today (New Music Friday)

Beck‘s 2014 album Morning Phase was a revelation for the eclectic singer/songwriter, a heavily low-key record that garnered him Grammy Awards, near-universal accolades and praise. A year later, he returned with a dance-floor indie/pop jam called “Dreams” that put everybody on alert: For his next act, Beck was returning to the groove that put him […]

Hear Weezer’s Breezy New Song ‘Beach Boys,’ Paying Homage to Their Heroes

Hear Weezer’s Breezy New Song ‘Beach Boys,’ Paying Homage to Their Heroes

It comes as no surprise that Weezer consider the Beach Boys musical heroes — listening to Rivers Cuomo’s band’s output over the course of their more than two-decades-old career, that much is apparent. And, as the band has aged, they’ve explored more pop-oriented sounds in more recent albums. Their latest, Pacific Daydream, will be released […]

Watch Regina Spektor’s Stirring, Off-Beat Animated Video for the Infectious ‘Small Bill$’

Watch Regina Spektor’s Stirring, Off-Beat Animated Video for the Infectious ‘Small Bill$’

Russian nesting dolls, bears wearing hooded sweatshirts – these are two things featured heavily in Regina Spektor‘s eye-opening new music video for Small Bill$, one of the most infectious songs on her fantastic new album, Remember Us to Life (which was released last week). The animated clip, which also features a platinum-blonde Spektor gallavanting around […]