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Hear Azealia Banks’ Sultry, Slowed-Down Fall Out Boy Remix

October 31st, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

Fall Out Boy release their rap-remix album Make America Psycho Again on Friday and to tease the new set, the band has released the Azealia Banks-assisted remix of “The Kids Aren’t Alright.” Sidebar Fall Out Boy, Wiz Khalifa Keep It Weird in New York » The slowed-down take on the rock track features only one verse from Banks at the [...]

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Rihanna Cast in Luc Besson’s ‘Valerian’

October 29th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

Rihanna is returning to the big screen. Director Luc Besson, the man behind Lucy, announced via Instagram that the singer has been cast for his upcoming sci-fi movie, Valérian and the City of a Thousand Planets. The film is set to release on July 21st, 2017. Sidebar Rihanna Talks Unfinished Album, Swift, Working With Kanye » [...]

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R. Kelly Pairs With Lil Wayne, Jeremih on Uninhibited ‘Switch Up’

October 28th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

R. Kelly has enlisted Lil Wayne and Jeremih for the rapid-fire “Switch Up,” the latest offering from the RB legend’s upcoming LP, The Buffet. Sidebar Watch an NFL Rookie Totally Slay R. Kelly’s ‘Bump N’ Grind’ » Built around a potent combination of dainty string plucks, booming bass and scattershot trap percussion, “Switch Up” finds R. Kelly in [...]

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Adele Talks ’25,’ ‘Hello’ Origins and ‘Darkness’ in New Interviews

October 24th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

The same night Adele staged her grand return with 25‘s first single and video “Hello,” Apple Music and SiriusXM both released interviews with the singer to discuss her comeback track and upcoming “make-up album.” “This song was a massive breakthrough for me with my writing because it’d been pretty slow up to this point, and I felt after I [...]

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Charli XCX Slams the Gas on Hyperkinetic ‘Vroom Vroom’

October 21st, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

Charli XCX speeds into the sunset on her hyperkinetic new track, “Vroom Vroom,” which she debuted on Beats 1 radio while filling in for DJ Julie Adenuga. Sidebar 20 Best Pop Albums of 2014: Charli XCX, ‘Sucker’ » Produced by hotshot PC Music associate Sophie, “Vroom Vroom” offers an array of ear candy: Bounding synths reminiscent of Giorgio [...]

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Sam Smith Preps ‘In the Lonely Hour’ Deluxe Reissue

October 4th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

Sam Smith became 2014′s pop breakout with his soulful debut LP, In the Lonely Hour. Now the “Stay With Me” singer has announced a deluxe reissue of the album, The Drowning Shadows Edition, out November 6th via Capitol Records, DIY reports. (A representative for Smith confirmed the reissue to Rolling Stone.) The package is titled after a [...]

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Hear ‘Nashville’ Star Chris Carmack’s Aching ‘Pieces of You’

September 29th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

During his first three seasons on ABC’s Nashville, Chris Carmack portrayed up-and-coming — and closeted — country singer Will Lexington. The Season Three finale, in which Will publicly came out, altered his dramatic arc and sent the character into self-imposed exile. But at the same time, Carmack is raising his own public profile and getting [...]

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Justin Bieber: ‘I Want to Live Like Jesus’

September 29th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

For Justin Bieber, the past few years have been defined by arrests, scandals (night club urination, confiscated monkeys) and public attempts to soften his image and reboot his career. Now the 21-year-old pop superstar – whose new, Kanye West-assisted LP is out November 13th – has shared the source of his redemption: Christianity. “I just wanna honestly live like Jesus,” Bieber [...]

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On the Charts: Drake, Future Take ‘What a Time’ to Number One

September 28th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

Drake and Future each scooped up their second Number One album of 2015 as the rappers’ surprise joint mixtape What a Time to Be Alive cruised to the top of the Billboard 200 despite heavy competition. What a Time to Be Alive sold 375,000 total copies in its debut iTunes-only week – the third highest-selling debut week of 2015 – to [...]

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Kacey Musgraves Dazzles at Triumphant Nashville Concert

September 26th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

Kacey Musgraves performs during the first evening of her two-night stint at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium. Rick Diamond/Getty Images Kacey Musgraves ended her two-night stint at Nashville’s hallowed Ryman Auditorium with a glittery, mirror-balled show that featured songs from both of her acclaimed albums, 2013′s Same Trailer Different Park and this year’s Pageant Material. It was [...]

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