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3 Reasons: New David Gilmour Album and Tour 

Watch the new animated video for "Rattle That Lock." David Gilmour will release his new solo album Rattle That Lock on Friday, September 18, 2015 on Columbia Records. Additionally, he will embark on his first North American dates in 10 years. We are stoked. Here are three of the reasons we're

Sexy Selfie: Katy Perry Rocks for "Vogue" Japan 

Doesn't she look amazing? Katy Perry has some rack! She has beautiful, bodacious tatas. She showed off her cleavage on Instagram, but the pic is not technically a selfie, since it's from her Vogue Japan spread. Someone else took the pic but the sexiness is there. And we had to share. And make a

Music Regram: Halsey on Tour 

See her cool black lipstick and more. Halsey is buzzing super hard. The singer is on tour (she just finished a stint with Imagine Dragons, and took care of business at Lollapalooza) and she shared a candid snap from life on the road. It's nothing major or funny or crazy or "OMG!" She's just wearing

Interview: Gabriel Ríos Talks 'This Marauder's Midnight'  

Premieres "Gold" Live Clip Singer and songwriter Gabriel Ríos takes a literal world of experience and pours it into his music. That's evident in his latest album (his fourth full-length), This Marauder's Midnight. A combination of stark cello, bass, and vocals, its stripped elegance allows his words

Premiere: Gabriel Rios "Gold" (Live From Brooklyn) 

Watch the acoustic performance and absorb the singer as he does his thing. Gabriel Ríos' acoustic performance of "Gold," performed live from Brooklyn, is so impactful that we had to share it. We're premiering the clip of this gorgeous performance for you. You're welcome. The footage should help to

Exclusive P.O.D. Video: "The Making of 'Speed Demon'" 

Find out how the song came to be and then come back tomorrow for the exclusive premiere of the actual song. P.O.D. will release their new album The Awakening on August 21. In advance of the record's release, the rockers are exclusively premiering this "making of" teaser clip, in which they detail

Feature Interview: Hemming 

The acoustic singer/songwriter, signed to Linda Perry's label, tells us she's an optimist despite her sad songs. Hemming sounds like a cross between Christina Perri and Cat Power... but her voice is uniquely her own. This Philly girl may have won a reality talent competition, but she's not wrapped

Featured Video: Hemming "I'll Never Be the Man for You" 

Watch this live performance from her Hotel Cafe release show.     Hemming aka Candice Martello has one of those voices that literally drips with emotion. Her vox is drenched and saturated in feeling. You hear her sing and you instantly feel… something! That is precisely why she is our

Interview: The Bird and the Bee 

Los Angeles duo on bad romance novels, Recreational Love, and how to make a record over a number of years. It's been five years since we last heard from The Bird and the Bee. The indie pop pair of Inara George and Greg Kurstin returns with its deepest and most dynamic effort yet, Recreational Love

3 Reasons: Turbowolf's First North American Tour 

The Rock Leg of The Monster Energy Outbreak Tour calls! UK rockers Turbowolf will embark on their first North American Tour this fall. The band will serve as one of the support acts on the Rock Leg of The Monster Energy Outbreak Tour, featuring Nothing More, Marmozets and Separations. Here are three