Earlier this week American Idol winner Lee DeWyze uploaded an acoustic preview to YouTube of a new track he’s working on, preliminarily titled “Breathing In.” The song features some beautiful guitar work in the intro which sets the mood for the sleepy and sweet love song. The lyrics feel like a quiet peek into Lee’s … Continue reading
Mat Kearney just announced that he’ll be heading out on tour this summer with Andy Grammer and headliner Train. Check out the dates below! 7/26 – Time Warner Center – Charlotte, NC 7/27 – Raleigh Amphitheater – Raleigh, NC 7/28 – Concert Tours for Radio – Des Moines, IA 8/04 – Indiana State Fair – … Continue reading
I’m probably the last person on the internet to share this with you, but check out this fantastic instrumental cover John Mayer recorded recently of Lana Del Rey’s “Video Games.” Looks like John has finally found a way to spend his time other than wandering around the desert. Speaking of which, here’s a preview shot … Continue reading
Today Taylor Hanson and his wife announced the impending arrival of their fifth child, who is due to join siblings Ezra, Penelope, River, and Viggo. Yes, Taylor’s oldest child is now just a couple years younger than Zac Hanson was when MMMBop was ruling the charts. I’ve always loved Taylor, after all, who forgets their … Continue reading
British crooner and stealer of hearts is finally recovered from the throat infection that caused him to cancel a string of concert dates. Morrison blogged about his excitement at playing landmark Sydney venue the Basement on Wednesday, April 18th. Tickets are, of course, sold out. The singer, known for soulful ballads like “Better Man,” spoke … Continue reading
Kris Allen joined some of radio’s best singer-songwriters at the “Live in the Vineyard” event this past weekend in Napa, California, where debuted a new duet with indie singer-songwriter Meiko about love gone wrong. With its upbeat tempo and a chorus that will get stuck in your head, the melody could easily fall into the … Continue reading
Justin Timberlake recently sat down with Elle Decor to discuss the line of houseware products he has helped design for HomeMint.com. Justin and his personal home decorated designed and curated the collection of housewares together, and it features everything from rugs to dishes to side tables. As Justin says, “you don’t have to spend your … Continue reading
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Am I the only one who was completely unaware that The Fray have a new music video out? The video concept seems to mirror what the band’s songwriters recently described as the concept behind the song: We kind of put it in contrast to this African concept of Sankofa. It’s basically this concept of: If … Continue reading
Today a one-minute snippet of Maroon 5’s rumored new single “Payphone” was leaked to a soundcloud account. You can listen here while it’s still up: It’s a solid pop tune and thematically the song will play well after Adam Levine’s recent public break-up. But lyrically the song disappoints: You called it love, but even the … Continue reading
Like all good children of the 1990’s, I have fond memories of singing along in the car with my parents to James’ “Laid,” just old enough to know all the words, but too young to really know what I was singing about. Though the band has been inactive in recent years, they showed up at … Continue reading
John Mayer’s forthcoming album “Born and Raised” is finally up for pre-order on iTunes and each track has a 90 second preview. Which songs are you feeling? So far “Queen of California” and the title track “Born and Raised” have my vote.
Jason Mraz recently took a break from growing out his hair to announce his upcoming world tour, aptly named “Tour Is A Four Letter Word.” Check out his announcement video below: Jason recently released his album “Love Is A Four Letter Word,” as well as an acoustic EP with live versions of a few of … Continue reading
Do the live streams from Coachella make you more or less bitter that you’re not there? Sure, there’s a lot less smelly, sweaty drugged up hipsters to deal with, but they’re half the fun aren’t they? The Arctic Monkeys were just one of the many bands to rock the three-day music festival and their full … Continue reading
Kris Allen just released a music video for “The Vision of Love,” the first single off his upcoming album “Thank you Camellia.” Guys, this video is a beautiful, beautiful thing (and I’m not just talking about how he looks in that super tight t-shirt, although, yeah). Bringing to life the song’s inspirational lyrics, the video … Continue reading