Over two decades, the alt-rock troubador has been consistently surprising, embracing the high & lowbrow and recruiting unlikely collaborators. Folds is more of a quirky nostalgia-bomb. Folds has always had both a strong charming voice and a pleasant affable personality. Those two qualities unite every odd choice Folds has made in his career, including his new album, So…

 

Dance music duo Disclosure has just released the video for their song “Magnets,” and beloved witchy woman Lorde figures prominently,  as a vocalist and as the video’s protagonist. Revenge is a dish best served while you’re wearing head to toe latex. Indeed, this is Lorde as we haven’t previously experienced her: seductive as patent leather,…

 

Avril Lavigne has given fans an update on her battle with Lyme disease in a new Instagram post. The singer, 31, revealed to the public in April that she has been battling Lyme disease. But on Wednesday she shared two very high-spirited Instagram posts with good news from her doctor’s office. Singer Avril Lavigne is winning her fight against Lyme…

 

There was one saving grace to Jem and the Holograms: Its kick-ass soundtrack ‘Youngblood’ Get ready for glitter and rock ‘n’ roll. The song is a seismic pop anthem with a relentless chorus and Cher-style “Whoa-oh-oh-ohs” at practically every turn. It’s an unabashedly glitzy dance jam and I mean euphoria because it’s a ridiculously catchy song!…

 

Wax Poetics Records’ new Minneapolis-based duo Bones & Beeker is a band that combines hip-hop-production sensibilities with classic, harmony-focused singer-songwriter musicianship. Anthony Newes (vocals, guitar, keys, and other sounds) —who studied audio engineering in Arizona and improvisation and music theory in Northern California and Brendan Kelly (production, drum programming, keys, glockenspiel, kalimba) — is probably best known…

 

Alien Uncovered pack a punch with Jessie J’s Do It Like A Dude | Live Week 1 | The X Factor 2015   X Factor group Alien Uncovered, show judges “a glimpse of the future” Simon Cowell was very impressed with the the girls and even a little envious of Cheryl Fernandez-Versini’s group. The Little Mix…

 

Canada’s Largest New Music Festival and Conference, is pleased to announce the 34th installment in 2016 will take place May 4th -14th, once again bringing conferences, awards, film, comedy and music to the city of Toronto. As one of the largest and longest running events, CMW attracts speakers and performers from across the globe. Canadian Music Week takes…

 

Guetta’s now unveiled a new track from the follow-up compilation and it he’s teaming up with some high-profile guests to deliver an infectiously catchy radio-friendly jam. Titled “Bang My Head,” the track originally appeared on Listen with guest vocals from Australian pop singer Sia, but the new version brings on some additional star power thanks to…

 

Edmonton’s The Fight gave us a taste of their North America EP by sharing a couple of singles. Bradey Feil (vocals), Todd Andrews (bass, vocals), Devin Fortier (guitar, vocals), Caleb Neumeier (guitar) and Erik Grice (drums, vocals) form The Fight, originating from Edmonton, Canada. The band take a gruff approach to triumphant rock, packing their songs with distorted…

 

 Billy Joe Royal, a pop and country star best known for the 1965 hit “Down in the Boondocks,” died Tuesday, October 6, 2015 at the age of 73 He passed away in his sleep unexpectedly at his home in North Carolina and multiple reports confirm. One of the best teenage melodramas was Billy Joe Royal’s highly…