Maggie Rose re-introduced her sound, and Nashville's listening
It’s true that in the world of country music most female artists find themselves in the middle of an age-old dilemma. The conceivable narrative of an industry that has, according to Maggie Rose, designated a “token” position for its female members is a familiar one to most in the ... More
The band's bassist on their fourth album, Amen & Goodbye
This eclectic, funky band’s highly anticipated fourth album, Amen & Goodbye, was just released today. Since joining forces in Brooklyn in 2006, this psychedelic trio—Chris Keating, Anand Wilder and Ira Wolf Tuton, has taken fans on one wild trip after another (and judging from their music videos, one might surmise they’ve ... More
The Allegiant star on music, movie stardom and saying goodbye to the series that made him famous
It was only three years ago that Ansel Elgort first appeared on the big screen, as a high-school student in Kimberly Peirce’s blood-soaked remake of Carrie, but considering the number of film’s the 22-year-old actor has already made—10, if you’re keeping track—he already feels like a veteran. Of course, that’s ... More
As he packs for a tour, Leon Bridges plans on carrying more than just a tune
When Leon Bridges released his hit debut album Coming Home in 2015, most of the 26-year-old Texan’s immediate success had to do with his smooth, modern take on soul music. But there’s no denying the charm that his signature style—a dapper, midcentury look of high-waisted trousers, cardigans and ... More
Trashing hotel rooms is so passé. For these musical heavyweights, rock stardom was just a stop on the road to becoming…a composer?
Act One: Frontman for fanatically adored rock band Radiohead.Act Two: In 2015, Yorke made his Broadway debut with the sparse, electronic score for a highly stylized production of Harold Pinter’s 1970s drama Old Times.
Act One: World-famous rock star and style icon.Act Two: The ... More
The electro-pop group lifts the curtain on making their debut album
When the Los Angeles-based band Cardiknox releases its debut album on March 11, it’ll have some big shoes to fill. After all, the addictively upbeat album of dance pop was recorded at L.A.’s Henson Recording Studios, which in previous lives was home to Charlie Chaplin’s film operation, A&M Records and ... More
Stephen Colbert's bandleader Jon Batiste is playing for keeps
It’s around midnight on Friday when Jon Batiste and his band Stay Human take the stage at the McKittrick Hotel. Somewhere on another floor, guests in masks are being led into dark corners by the staff of noir theatre act “Sleep No More,” and above, on the rooftop, Pimm’s ... More
What's behind the gilded doors at the controversial rapper's Hollywood abode? Hint: It's not Kylie Jenner... but it sure looks like her
It’s two o’clock on an atypically dreary Monday in Los Angeles, and outside Tyga’s house there is a storm—and a scandal—brewing.
As a photo crew and styling team lug gear up the 26-year-old rapper’s steep stone driveway, a young, bleary-eyed Kylie Jenner lookalike is huddled outside the ... More
Chairlift talks about their anticipated new LP, their very special Brooklyn studio and their time in another special studio (hint: it's Beyonce's)
No one’s ever at a loss for reasons why New York is one of the most gratifying places for a musician to live, but the actual working part—well, for pretty much all varieties of artists—can be a bit trickier.
“To find a space where you can be loud all ... More