What Vegas is really like, according to Matt Goss, Sin City’s reigning king of entertainment
To offer a stranger the Audemars Piaguet right off your wrist in a bet is a bold move, but that’s exactly how confident nightlife exec Michael Greco felt that a handsome British import would woo Vegas. Matt Goss, after all, had won over millions before. The singer has 11 Top ... More
An exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at where The Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger made the new album, Midnight Sun
When The Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger, the melodic, folky rock band made up of Sean Lennon and Charlotte Kemp Muhl, decides it’s time to record a new album, the first order of business is leaving New York City behind for a cabin upstate with decidedly fewer disturbances.
“There are ... More
DuJour editors reveal some very diva-worthy details of their ultimate backstage rider
Each week for The DuJour 5×5, we ask five editors five questions on a different topic. This week’s installment centers on all things music: Read on to find out what our staffers are listening to at the moment, the rock star lives they covet most and more.
Katie Couric's straight talk, Seth Rogan’s strong opinion of the Biebs and more of this week’s most surprising statements
They Call Me the Boss
“I used to be called bossy. Now I’m badass.”
– Katie Couric, lending her voice to Sheryl Sandberg’s “Ban Bossy” campaign, which encourages assertive little girls to shirk disparaging undertones often associated with words like “bossy.”
“Let's be honest, 70% of teams in NBA could ... More
Cinderella's costume designer talks Carly Rae Jepsen's bright Broadway future and re-designing it all for Fran Drescher
Consider William Ivey Long Broadway’s Fairy Godfather. For one, you're lucky if you catch sight of him: The costume design impresario, who's earned six Tony awards and a place in the Theatre Hall of Fame, is simultaneously working on not one or two, but four Broadway shows. Secondly, he's the ... More
A hot debut and a tour with Lorde are just the beginning for this rising musician
It’s shaping up to be quite a month for the musician known as Lo Fang. On February 24 the avant-garde pop artist, born Matthew Hemerlein, will release his first album, Blue Film, and just a week later he’ll start a new gig: opening for reigning pop queen Lorde ... More
The frontman for rock band Skaters on a year spent touring the U.K.
New York-based Skaters won’t be releasing their debut album, Manhattan, until February 25, but the band’s spent the better part of a year touring to build buzz around it.
“We’ve been to the U.K. seven times this year with only singles out,” singer Michael Cummings says. “We’d play ... More
Inspired by her new film on modern love's ups and downs, actress Joy Bryant creates a soundtrack worth playing on repeat
Sometimes the signs of a breakup are so obvious, it's painful: there's the unmade bed, the half-eaten cartons of Chinese takeout, the brooding Coldplay song on repeat. It's this last clue in particular that raised Joy Bryant's eyebrows when she walked in on a friend who's relationship was on the ... More
Life after Lovefool? The Cardigans frontwoman chats with DuJour about going solo
“I went to a year of art school before I quit to join the Cardigans,” Nina Persson tells us from her home in Sweden. “I never thought music would last forever; I thought I would go back to that.” Persson, of course, stuck with the band. The Cardigans shot to ... More
What’s it like spinning music for some of the world’s most powerful leaders? Just ask MICK, the A-list DJ who's headed to Switzerland
On a typical night, you might find the Brooklyn-based DJ MICK spinning at an event hosted by an A-list celebrity or wowing a crowd of well-heeled New Yorkers at an exclusive nightclub. This Friday, though, he’s headed to Davos, Switzerland to perform at the World Economic Forum—a venue ... More