Shamir Lends ‘Haunted Emo Shoegaze’ to Billie Eilish’s ‘Ocean Eyes’

Philly musician released his self-titled LP last fall Shamir has finally released a cover of Billie Eilish’s “Ocean Eyes” after teasing the drop earlier this month. True to his description, the cover has a “haunted emo shoegaze” feel, elevating Eilish’s lines to new heights across a thunderous drum-machine and spooky guitar. Shamir kicked off this…Read moreRead more

What It Took to Orchestrate ‘Bad Romance’ for ‘Moulin Rouge! The Musical’

Voting for the 74th Annual Tony Awards takes place in March Since Broadway theaters went dark last March due to coronavirus precautions, fans of plays and musicals have been eager to experience their favorite shows and new works live onstage and in person. That still hasn’t become a reality — but many people are trying…Read moreRead more

Pussy Riot Team Up With Dorian Electra, 100 Gecs’ Dylan Brady for New Song ‘Toxic’

Russian punks and hyperpop stars revel in a bit of mess in the wild clip for the new song Pussy Riot have released a new song, “Toxic,” featuring Dorian Electra and produced by 100 Gecs’ Dylan Brady. The song finds the Russian punk outfit melding their style with Electra and Brady’s hyper-pop acumen, with the…Read moreRead more

Watch Axl Rose’s Cameo Appearance on ‘Scooby-Doo and Guess Who?’

Episode will air Thursday, February 25th on Boomerang Axl Rose stars as an animated version of himself on a new episode of Scooby-Doo and Guess Who? When Fred, Velma, Daphne, Shaggy, and Scooby take a road trip down historic Route 66, they encounter a mysterious group of mud men who steal the Mystery Machine. While…Read moreRead more

The Hold Steady Barrel Through ‘Family Farm’ on ‘Seth Meyers’

Track appears on rock outfit’s most recent album, Open Door Policy The Hold Steady performed their song, “Family Farm” on Late Night With Seth Meyers Monday, February 23rd. The band barreled through the track, which is a classic blast of Hold Steady, alternating between driving guitars and twinkling piano, and accented at just the right…Read moreRead more

Tune-Yards Bring Old-School Kids Show Vibes to ‘Colbert’ With ‘Hold Yourself’ Performance

Track will appear on duo’s upcoming album, Sketchy Tune-Yards delivered a joyous rendition of their recent single, “Hold Yourself,” on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert Monday, February 22nd. The performance found Merrill Garbus, Nate Brenner, and their backing band channeling a kind of Seventies children’s show vibe, filling the set with bright monochrome colors….Read moreRead more

Watch Justin Bieber Revamp ‘Lonely’ During Spotify Set

Singer also played “Holy,” “Anyone” for Stream On event Justin Bieber added an electronic glow to “Lonely,” his stripped-down collaboration with Benny Blanco, during Spotify’s virtual Stream On event. The singer also played his other recent singles “Holy” and “Anyone” for the three-song set, which premiered Monday. “I want to thank my friends at Spotify…Read moreRead more

Ne-Yo Announces ‘In My Own Words’ Deluxe Edition for 15th Anniversary

Singer will release documentary to coincide with deluxe edition Ne-Yo will be releasing a deluxe digital version of In My Own Words in honor of the album’s 15th anniversary. Arriving Friday, February 26th via UME/Def Jam, the deluxe edition of the album will include six bonus tracks, including previously retail exclusive track “Girlfriend,” “Stay (Remix)”…Read moreRead more