Irish quartet Kodaline, gearing up for a tour with the Airborne Toxic Event, are riding the folk wave stateside with their new single, 'All I Want.' The melancholy lyrics juxtapositioned with a relatively sunny melody make for a unique listen that's undoubtedly going to get stuck in your head.
If there is one thing that Snoop Dogg, er, Snoop Lion is adept at, it's getting hot pop starlets to work with him and feature on his tracks or to feature on theirs. Besides Miley Cyrus on 'Ashtrays and Heartbreaks,' he's recruited Brit diva Rita Ora for 'Torn Apart,' a decidedly reggae track where the two trade vocals in their DNA distinct styles.
'Devotion', the debut album of British singer-songwriter Jessie Ware, finally washed ashore in the U.S. this week. It was released to much hype and ballyhoo across the pond last August.
Remember the problems we had around that same time with NBC's controversial tape delays from the London Summer Olympics? Imagine if they were just airing the gymnastics finals this week. That's how the delayed effect hits you while listening to this album.
After a neck injury derailed his ability to promote his last album 'Future History,' Jason Derulo is all better and has emerged with a brand new single, 'The Other Side,' which will appear on his third album, due out in September. The track, an upbeat pop song slathered with synths, was produced by Ammo and Dr. Luke. With that kind of knob twiddling expertise behind the board, does it stand up?
"Someone's gonna get hurt," Skylar Grey sings in the hook to 'Final Warning,' off of her upcoming record 'Don't Look Down.' The lyric is followed immediately by a "Na na na na na na na na na" refrain and a smug "And it's not gonna be me," letting the listener know first thing that the song is unsettling, disturbing, twisted -- and quite good.