Get to Know DuJour-Approved Musicians

by admin | October 27, 2014 3:43 pm

We sat down with musicians like Lenny Kravitz and Sky Ferreira to talk about everything from the process of recording an album to the crazy things that happen backstage at concerts. They’re everything you’d hope to hear from talented singers and songwriters. Here, we explore some of our favorite interviews of all time.

Catching Up with Torres[1]
The fashion-forward rocker on her new album, Sprinter

On the Road with Greg Holden[2]
The Brooklyn-based musician shares photos from his Chase the Sun tour.

Estelle Opens Up About the Underbelly of Fame[3]
The singer reveals what it’s like writing about her exes and creating music while unapologetically sad.

A Soulful Singer to Know About Now[4]
New artist Tess Henley is hitting all the right notes.

Pop Sensation Echosmith Gets Candid[5]
The ingénue band behind the hit song “Cool Kids” thinks their generation has some growing pains—plus, listen to the playlist they’re growing up with now.

Are You Gonna Go His Way?[6]
At 50 years old, Lenny Kravitz—who’s releasing a new album and his first book this fall—isn’t even close to slowing down.

Tuning into Mapei
[7]The singer chats about her debut album, Hey Hey Hey.

No Questions Asked, The Next Queen of Pop
[8]Betty Who talks about her new album and the romances that inspired it.

Prince’s Protégés[9]
Meet the girl band that learned everything they know from a living legend.

Cool as Ices[10]
Musician Lia Ices on the hotel rooms and frequent flyer miles that went into making her latest album.

A Punk Revelation[11]
Jesse Jo Stark is just warming up.

“Take the A Train” Somewhere Blue[12]
Nikki Yanofsky is a brilliant jazz vocalist, but a little rosy yet. 

DJ Ruckus’ Guide to London
[13]The globetrotting DJ dishes on how he kicks back in the U.K.

On Location with Kimbra[14]
Inside the Los Angeles farm that this New Zealand native calls home.

On Location with The Wytches[15]
Get inside the van as the British buzz band tours the States.

On Location with Molly Rankin[16]
The Alvvays singer on playing a show at New York’s South Street Seaport.

In the Studio with Sean Lennon & Charlotte Kemp Muhl[17]
An exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at where The Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger made the new album Midnight Sun.

On Location with Michael Cummings
[18]The frontman for rock band Skaters on a year spent touring the U.K.

Nina Persson’s Next Act[19]
The Cardigans frontwoman chats with DuJour about going solo.

Getting to know Lou[20]
French songbird Lou Doillon is about to embark on her first U.S. tour—and defy a few expectations in the process.

‘Naked’ and Well Dressed
[21]Here’s what Alisa Xayalith, vocalist for rising rock band The Naked and Famous, packed for her first world tour.

Think You Know Josh Groban? Think Again[22]
In an interview, the singer/actor talks about popera, dating and his upcoming album.

Eve: She’s Back[23]
The singer talks about her new album and why she took an 11-year hiatus from making music.

Scene Stealer: Sky Ferreira[24]
The “Everything Is Embarrassing” singer takes a dark turn in her film debut, IRL

Mayer Hawthorne Makes His Thriller[25]
The L.A. musician on taking his third album in a different direction and why he’s no throwback artist. 

The Goldfrapp Tales[26]
Alison Goldfrapp tells us the stories behind the band’s most intimate album yet.

Incubus’ Brandon Boyd Gets Brutally Honest[27]
The eccentric singer talks about his new solo project, his dog Bruce breaking wind and nudist hugging retreats. 

A Trip To Paradise[28]
For his latest album, rocker Diego Garcia finds inspiration from the crooners of another generation. 

A High For Lo Fang[29]
A hot debut and a tour with Lorde are just the beginning for this rising musician.

Matthew Morrison, Honestly[30]
With his new album of songs from musicals, the actor returns to his first love, the stage. 

Gloria’s New Groove[31]
In year 30 of a hugely successful career, the singer’s reminded why life isn’t about to slow down.

Endnotes:
  1. Catching Up with Torres: http://dujour.com/culture/torres-sprinter-album-interview/
  2. On the Road with Greg Holden: http://dujour.com/culture/greg-holden-chase-the-sun-music-tour-pictures/
  3. Estelle Opens Up About the Underbelly of Fame: http://dujour.com/culture/estelle-true-romance-interview/
  4. A Soulful Singer to Know About Now: http://dujour.com/culture/tess-henley-interview-wonderland-ep/
  5. Pop Sensation Echosmith Gets Candid: http://dujour.com/culture/echosmith-interview-music-playlist/
  6. Are You Gonna Go His Way?: http://dujour.com/culture/lenny-kravitz-strut-interview-pictures/
  7. Tuning into Mapei
    : http://dujour.com/culture/mapei-hey-hey-hey-interview/
  8. No Questions Asked, The Next Queen of Pop
    : http://dujour.com/culture/betty-who-take-me-when-you-go-interview/
  9. Prince’s Protégés: http://dujour.com/culture/prince-3rdeyegirl-band-interview/
  10. Cool as Ices: http://dujour.com/culture/lia-ices-new-album-interview/
  11. A Punk Revelation: http://dujour.com/culture/jesse-jo-releases-debut-ep/
  12. “Take the A Train” Somewhere Blue: http://dujour.com/culture/nikki-yanofsky-little-secret-interview/
  13. DJ Ruckus’ Guide to London
    : http://dujour.com/lifestyle/dj-ruckus-guide-to-london-best-shopping-dining-bars/
  14. On Location with Kimbra: http://dujour.com/culture/kimbra-the-golden-echo-interview/
  15. On Location with The Wytches: http://dujour.com/culture/the-wytches-band-interview/
  16. On Location with Molly Rankin: http://dujour.com/culture/molly-rankin-alvvays-band-south-street-seaport-concert/
  17. In the Studio with Sean Lennon & Charlotte Kemp Muhl: http://dujour.com/culture/sean-lennon-charlotte-kemp-muhl-photos-midnight-sun/
  18. On Location with Michael Cummings
    : http://dujour.com/culture/skaters-manhattan-uk-tour-photos/
  19. Nina Persson’s Next Act: http://dujour.com/culture/nina-persson-solo-album-animal-heart-the-cardigans/
  20. Getting to know Lou: http://dujour.com/culture/lou-doillon-us-tour/
  21. ‘Naked’ and Well Dressed
    : http://dujour.com/culture/the-naked-and-famous-new-tour/
  22. Think You Know Josh Groban? Think Again: http://dujour.com/articles/josh-groban-acting-interview
  23. Eve: She’s Back: http://dujour.com/articles/eve-lip-lock-music
  24. Scene Stealer: Sky Ferreira: http://dujour.com/articles/sky-ferreira-irl-interview
  25. Mayer Hawthorne Makes His Thriller: http://dujour.com/articles/mayer-hawthorne-new-album-where-does-this-door-go
  26. The Goldfrapp Tales: http://dujour.com/articles/tales-of-us-alison-goldfrapp-interview
  27. Incubus’ Brandon Boyd Gets Brutally Honest: http://dujour.com/articles/brandon-boyd-sons-of-the-sea-interview
  28. A Trip To Paradise: http://dujour.com/articles/diego-garcia-paradise-interview
  29. A High For Lo Fang: http://dujour.com/articles/lo-fang-blue-film-lorde-tour-interview
  30. Matthew Morrison, Honestly: http://dujour.com/galleries/matthew-morrison-where-it-all-began-album-interview
  31. Gloria’s New Groove: http://dujour.com/galleries/gloria-estefan-standards-ervin-drake-interview

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