Jaira Burns on Her New EP 'Burn Slow' & Why Janet Jackson Serves as a Major Inspiration

Two years ago, Jaira Burns booked her first meeting with a major record label with no ficial music out, just a prolific YouTube channel covers — a story and a tactic similar to those used by many

Michael Brun and Shirazee Jam Sweetly On 'Soweto' Acoustic Version: Watch

Haiti's Michael Brun doesn't have to put on tropical airs. Island breezes run in his blood, and when he paired that sun-kissed feeling with singer-songwriter Shirazee's tale South African love, it turned into a cool, musical caress called "Soweto,"

Jez Dior Takes a Road Trip Outside His Comfort Zone For New 'Cocaine' Premiere

Jez Dior left himself vulnerable when he departed from his comfort zone to release his first non-rap song, "Cocaine," last month. Well, the risk paid f for the Los Angeles MC, with a push from a few members

Ben Fisher Looks at 'Human Aspects' of Israel-Palestine on 'Does the Land Remember Me?' Album

Seattle singer-songwriter Ben Fisher moved to Israel during 2014 to get an up close and personal look at the conflicts in the region. After three years there he came out with a provocative new album, Does The Land

The Wombats Strip Down 'Turn,' Cover St. Vincent For Spotify Singles: Listen

The Wombats have released a pair  Spotify Singles today (Aug. 15), featuring their single “Turn” and a cover St. Vincent’s “Los Ageless.” Both recordings give fans more stripped-down renditions the songs, showcasing the group's versatility. Ditching the electric

Linda Gail Lewis Looks Back on 54 Years of Music and Talks 'Wild! Wild! Wild!' With Robbie Fulks

Linda Gail Lewis’s first entry into records came in 1963, when she was still a mere teenager. She added harmonies on her brother Jerry Lee’s recording George Jones’s “Seasons My Heart.” Ask her about it, and she

Camila Cabello Teams Up With Swae Lee For Epic 'Real Friends' Remix: Listen

Camila Cabello has recruited Swae Lee for a new remix her acoustic single “Real Friends,” released Thursday (Aug. 16). The 23-year-old rapper — who makes up one half the hip hop duo Rae Sremmurd with brother Slim

The Spencer Lee Band Debuts 'River Water' Ahead Of Debut EP Release: Exclusive

The Spencer Lee Band is taking one last restorative dip in "River Water" before the release their self-titled debut EP on Friday (Aug. 17).   Led by Kansas native and Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter Spencer Lee, the band infuses full-hearted

My Brothers and I Premiere 'Heartbeat' EP

My Brothers and I gave the world a first taste its brand pop on its 2015 debut. But frontman David Wurgler, the youngest the Portland quartet's three brothers, is confident its new EP Heartbeat — which streams exclusively below

Florida Georgia Line Keep it 'Simple' With Revved-Up Acoustic 'Late Late Show' Performance: Watch

Country duo Florida Georgia Line paid a visit to The Late Late Show on Tuesday (Aug. 14) to perform their hit single "Simple." Donning Mumford and Sons-esque Dust Bowl-era outfits complete with suspenders and buttoned-up vests, the band began their