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The New Kids On the Block: AARMAXX

Judah Joseph | Posted 07.08.2014 | Entertainment
Judah Joseph

Why is AARMAXX production team worth following? Its co-founders are in their early 20's, they are surrounded by inspired talent, and they have drive. While many production teams will invest fully in a single genre, AARMAXX "doesn't discriminate."

Even Beyonce's 'XO' Producer Didn't Know About The Album

AP | NICOLE EVATT | Posted 12.18.2013 | Entertainment

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. (AP) — Beyonce's new album was so secret, one of its producers only knew of its release 90 minutes before it dropped. Beyonc...

Conversations With Stone Temple Pilot's Chester Bennington, Gavin DeGraw and Boz Scaggs, Plus a Pillars And Tongues Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"We're having a lot of fun, we've been very, very productive creatively, we have a lot of great music that we're still working on and here to put out as fast as possible and we're playing shows and all of this is happening as Linkin Park is working on our next record."

'I Didn't Work With Adele To Get On The Radio'

AP | MESFIN FEKADU | Posted 05.29.2013 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — Ryan Tedder has been the mastermind behind hits for Adele, Beyonce and Leona Lewis, but on his band's new album, the Grammy winner ge...

Did the New OneRepublic Song Rip Off Florence + the Machine?

Nico Lang | Posted 12.16.2012 | Chicago
Nico Lang

No one would credit Top 40 for being innovative, but there's a difference between "everything on the radio sounds the same" and "beyotch stole my track." Ryan Tedder's rampant recycling sends a bad message about being successful in the music industry.

'Smash' Soundtrack Songs Revealed

Posted 04.01.2012 | TV

"Smash" fans eagerly awaiting to put some of Katharine McPhee's most popular covers onto their MP3 players just have to wait a bit longer. NBC will re...

Katherine McPhee's Sheet-Clad 'Smash' Performance

Posted 03.23.2012 | TV

Anyone who thought Karen (Katharine McPhee) on "Smash" was too girl next door is in for a surprise. A preview of "The Coup," next week's episode of...

Gavin DeGraw Reportedly 'DWTS' Bound

Posted 02.13.2012 | TV

With the official cast announcement just weeks away, "Dancing With the Stars" casting rumors are running rampant. The latest name: singer Gavin DeGraw...

Dead Thrones, A Million Dreams and More Papercut Chronicles: Chats With Gym Class Heroes, David Nail, and The Devil Wears Prada

Mike Ragogna | Posted 01.15.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Orchestras and Mixtapes: Conversations With Brandi Carlile and Jared Evan

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.08.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Brandi: My greatest piece of advice -- and it's not taking a shot at individualism -- is to band together with other artists, and to completely abandon the idea of the competitive nature of music.

Some Kind of Trouble and More: Conversations With James Blunt and Edie Brickell

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Best known for his monster hit "You're Beautiful," international superstar James Blunt is back with a new album, Some Kind Of Trouble, which he discussed with me recently.

OneRepublic Singer Talks Touring and Songwriting in Vegas

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

The OneRepublic frontman and songwriter is only interested in creating new music, and having a career that challenges him. Yep, that means no "Apologize Part 2," people.

An Interview With Train, Plus The New Soulsavers Video, and More

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

An interview with Train -- conducted over thousands of miles, from scores of hotel rooms -- about their new album, Save Me, San Francisco.

OneRepublic's Ryan Tedder Making "All the Right Moves"

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

OneRepublic frontman and songwriter Ryan Tedder has consciously followed the band's mega-hit record with a new sounding record that is more true to their self-perception as a band.

Kelly Clarkson Loses Fight Against Beyonce-Like Single

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Kelly Clarkson unsuccessfully fought her record label not to release "Already Gone" as the third single off her new album, as the music is the same as...