Danja On Blackout 2.0: “I Believe There’s Going To Be Another One”

by Bradley Stern

Songwriters, producers and artists were honored for their contributions to music over the past year at the SESAC Pop Awards ceremony at the New York Public Library tonight, including Miguel, Melanie Fiona…and Danja. I was fortunate enough to be invited to attend the event, and so, attend I did.

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Win A “Summer of Gatsby” Prize Pack!

by Bradley Stern

Baz Luhrmann‘s The Great Gatsby opens everywhere on Friday, May 10. And, as you might have already noticed, the upcoming film’s got one hell of an accompanying soundtrack, including contributions from Lana Del Rey (“Young and Beautiful”), Sia (“Kill and Run”), Coco O. of Quadron, Jay-Z, Florence + The Machine, Fergie, Nero, Emeli Sandé and… Read the full article

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Premiere: Christian Falk, “Dream On (Orion Emotions 2013 Remix)”

by Bradley Stern

Remember Orion? He’s the Swedish producer responsible for crafting last summer’s stunning “In The End,” which left us all crying at the discotheque. Over the past year, he’s been steadily prepping his full-length debut. But in between crafting new cuts, he’s been putting his signature emotional spin on some of the finer Swede-pop songs of… Read the full article

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“He Reads”: A Brief Body Party with Ciara

by Bradley Stern

Earlier today, I got on the hotline and spoke with the Thrower of Body Parties, Giver of Fantasy Rides and all-around Crunk-R&B Queen herself, Ciara. You know, as one does. Why? Well, I wanted to talk about her upcoming record Ciara, obviously—but mostly because I had to get to the bottom of this whole “He… Read the full article

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Win Tickets to See Dragonette and The Presets in NYC! (Giveaway)

by Bradley Stern

The Presets and Dragonette are packing up their synthesizers, strapping on their dancing shoes and heading out on tour together next month. And on May 8, they’re making a stop at Terminal 5 in New York City. Do you live in this city? Do you want to attend the bound-to-be fantastic synth-pop affair, turn into… Read the full article

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Win A Copy of Demi Lovato’s “Heart Attack” Remix EP! (Giveaway)

by Bradley Stern

Dr. Demetria Lovato‘s been putting her defenses up, painting her nails like a girl and providing heart palpitations for weeks on end now. Having officially notched her 3rd Top 10 Billboard Hot 100 hit last week with “Heart Attack” (huzzah!), Madame Demi now has her sights set on reigning over the dance floor and smashing… Read the full article

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Win A Copy of Charli XCX’s ‘True Romance’! (Giveaway)

by Bradley Stern

We’ve spent many a Nuclear Seasons hoping, wishing and waiting for British goth-pop princess Charli XCX to release her long, long awaited debut. It was So Far Away, and now, it’s finally arrived: True Romance — one of the best pop releases of 2013 (so far). (Miss the review last week? Check it out now.) Now,… Read the full article

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Premiere: Adam Tyler, “Fade Into The Light”

by Bradley Stern

Back in 2011, we premiered Adam Tyler‘s gorgeous electro-ballad, “I Won’t Let You Go.” Since then, the up-and-coming electro-popper’s been pretty busy: He released his debut album Shattered Ice in August 2011 (not to be confused with Britney‘s “Shattered Glass”), headlined at EQ Music Blog‘s Poptronik Festival in Spain last year alongside MuuMuse favorites like… Read the full article

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Win A Copy of Jessie Ware’s ‘Devotion’! (Giveaway)

by Bradley Stern

Last year, British chanteuse Jessie Ware gave us her 110% with Devotion, an utterly phenomenal debut record full of sweet talk, soulful coos and throwback R&B grooves. It was easily a favorite of 2012. (If you haven’t already, check out the MuuMuse review.) Fast-forward to April 16 (today!), and the talented songstress—now signed to Cherrytree… Read the full article

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She Keeps Giving Us Love: An Interview with Jenn D

by Bradley Stern

UK darling Jenn D first caught my eye (and ears) with her gutsy debut single “Lose It” back in November, a powerful punch of aggressive beats and taunting lyricism—and some hot Speak & Spell action to boot. Then, earlier this year, the Liverpool-born songstress got our hearts racing again with the premiere of “You Keep… Read the full article

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