She Owns the Night: Interview with Jessie and the Toy Boys!

by Sam Lansky

You can’t put Jessie Malakouti in a box, and if anybody tries to put me in a box, I will punch the roof out and I will climb out faster than you can chase me. Fact: I have never had more fun talking with an artist than I did with Jessie Malakouti, the frontwoman, mastermind,… Read the full article

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From Champion to Glamazon: Sipping Tea and Throwing Shade with Lucian Piane

by Bradley Stern

There’s no hope for humanity if this album doesn’t achieve world peace. In a pop climate chock full of self-empowerment–from Lady Gaga‘s “Born This Way” to Katy Perry‘s “Firework” to Beyonce‘s “Run The World (Girls)” to P!nk‘s “Raise Your Glass” to Ke$ha‘s “We R Who We R”–it’s hard to flip to a Top 40 radio… Read the full article

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These Are Her Choice Notes: Interview with Alex Winston

by Sam Lansky

Alex Winston may be the most promising pop chanteuse to emerge in 2011. Since first garnering attention in early 2010 with buzz track “Animal Baby,” the Detroit native has distinguished herself from her contemporaries by releasing a series of well-curated covers, including songs by artists as diverse as Mumford & Sons, The Rolling Stones, and… Read the full article

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Stars In Your Eyes: Interview with Her Majesty & The Wolves

by Bradley Stern

In case you haven’t heard, Kimberly Wyatt‘s transformed from a pussycat into a wolf. Since the official dissolution of The Pussycat Dolls last year, the leggy blonde bombshell has embarked on a variety of exciting new ventures, including a judging role on the UK’s Got To Dance and a smash hit feature on Aggros Santos… Read the full article

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Click Them Keys: Jodie Aysha’s I’m A Pozer (Zer Zer Zer) (Video Premiere and Interview)

by Bradley Stern

First off, let me tell you something right now: This post was originally drafted on January 29, 2010–nearly one year ago. Jodie Aysha‘s “I’m A Pozer (Zer Zer Zer)” was originally uploaded to YouTube months and months ago, only to be cruelly and unjustly removed after only one or two days for unknown reasons (though… Read the full article

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Take Me To Wonderland: Interview with Natalia Kills (Part II)

by Bradley Stern

It’s very Sin City, for sure. You know there’s that gang of hit girls–kind of like hookers? It’s kind of what inspired my live show. Back in May of this year, I interviewed one of Cherrytree Records’ newest acts, Natalia Kills. The up-and-coming artist was just in the midst of unveiling her brand new web… Read the full article

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She Can Do It Better: Interview with Matisse!

by Bradley Stern

A few weeks ago, I introduuced Matisse to MuuMuse, the up-and-coming dance floor vixen (and former member of sister act Brit & Alex) responsible for the summer smash, “Better Than Her.” (LISTEN) The singer is currently busy cooking up the contents of her debut album due out in Spring 2011, which is expected to include… Read the full article

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Rated R and Beyond: Interview with Creative Director Simon Henwood

by Bradley Stern

It was a very personal album. Very different from previous records. The whole thing was a dark dream; a chance for her to express all these things without being specific/literal. From the jagged, metallic logo to the last seconds of the Last Girl on Earth Tour, Simon Henwood has been the crucial creative force behind… Read the full article

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I Like That: Interview with Luciana!

by Bradley Stern

While the name Luciana Caporoso might not immediately strike a chord, chances are you’ve seen the name attached to some of the hottest dance floor scorchers of the past decade. Luciana is perhaps best known for being the queen of collaboration, responsible for lending her vocal chops and songwriting skills to a slew of the… Read the full article

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A Star is Born: MuuMuse Interview with Starsmith!

by Bradley Stern

She just couldn’t believe that what we’d ended up completely doing in my bedroom…was going to become what people would say would be the sound of the following year. If you’ve even been vaguely paying attention to the state of pop music in the U.K. at the moment, chances are you’ve heard of Starsmith. In… Read the full article

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