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
If the name Eliot Sumner doesn’t sound familiar, take a listen to the music. While the forthcoming album Information might be the first released under its creator’s given name, Sumner’s been putting out music (sometimes as I Blame Coco) since 2010 and has been tapped for collaborations by big-name artists including Robyn ... More
Cristin Milioti on dark corners, great theater and singing for David Bowie
The first time that Cristin Milioti sang for David Bowie, she had no idea he was even listening.
“I don’t see very well and I wasn’t wearing my glasses, and I saw that there was someone in the room, but I couldn’t make out his face,” Milioti, who stars ... More
…and he's just fine with that. The multi-hyphenate Hollywood hustler opens up about the next chapter in his very hectic new life
“Would you mind if we did the interview in the car instead?” asks a chiseled, shirtless Nick Cannon, tossing aside his suit jacket and slipping into a faded vintage tee. He’s just finished a photo shoot at a studio in Brooklyn, and since we’re both going back to Manhattan, “Wouldn’t it ... More
2016's most exciting new voice talks partying and professionalism
If 2015 was the year Conrad Sewell first made a spark—thanks to hit tracks like “Firestone” with Kygo and the chart-topping “Start Again”—then 2016 promises to be a full-blown inferno. This year, the 27-year-old, British-born, Australian-raised singer will release a new EP, All I Know, and in January he’ll ... More
Joel Katz describes his unlikely initiation into law and what it's like to work with the brightest stars in the music biz
There are certainly perks that come with having a road named in your honor. Joel Katz found this out a few years back when he was stopped for speeding along Atlanta’s Joel Katz Parkway. “I got pulled over on Joel Katz Parkway and the cop said, ‘You know what, I ... More
School of Rock lead Alex Brightman shares a few of his favorite songs
When you think of a hit Broadway musical, rock ‘n’ roll might not be the first thing that comes to mind. But that’s changing thanks in large part to School of Rock: The Musical, the just-opened Andrew Lloyd Weber show (based on the 2003 film) that’s equal ... More