Hurts' latest is full of formulaic festival anthem music that at times can feel aggressively generic but thanks to his great voice and touches of soul I couldn't help but nod right along with the melodies. There's some signs of true musicianship here but for the most part it's a clear ploy for chart-topping success, and whether they'll really find that success and acclaim is yet to be seen but it's a very crowded field they're playing in.
Check out our sit down with multidisciplinary artist AZRA, where we talk about her new EP 'The Chronicles of Substance Pop', the rise of K-Pop and Korean pop culture, her philosophy of "The 6th Dimension", writing a book, and more.
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Emerging hyper-pop act SOPHIE SHREDZ unveils the music video for her explosive new single, “EYEZ ON ME.”
Janelle Monáe is at her most authentic self here, but while much of it is about self expression and living your truth, it's still very timely and aware of the larger things happening in our society (protest music you can party to). An album all her own sound that can only be described as 'futuristic funk' - it's sonics are lush, it's synths are bright, and it's bounce is irresistible.
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The Jonas Brothers are back...and they've had sex.
Today we're excited to premiere, "The Thought of It," the latest single from Pop duo, Hollywood Principle. A lush pop single with captivating harmonies and an irresistible melody that will still with you long after the song's finished.
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Chart-topping artist/songwriter Chris James is set to mesmerize his fans with the release of his latest single: "Sugar," an earworm pop song.
"Rollercoaster," new music video premiere from alt-pop artist Michael Dean is drenched in melancholic, romantic bliss.
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Chromatics' set was beautiful to experience—the sounds, the lights, the feeling of being in an ’80s-inspired arthouse-meets-noir film. Every member played their part to a tee—at once intriguing, entertaining, and drawing the entire crowd deeper into their world.
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Synthesizers took the '80s by storm - changing the landscape of popular music and pop culture at large in the process. As musicians embraced the emerging technology, their own sound and style transformed into everything we remember the era for.