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Sasha Sloan Trusts Her Guts With Debut Album, ‘Only Child’

If you were to peep Sasha Sloan’s Only Child inspiration playlist, you’d find songs by everyone from Robyn, Jewel, and Regina Spektor to The Killers, P!nk, and One Direction. Such eclectic taste freed the prolific pop writer,...

Go Inside Ava Max’s ‘Heaven & Hell’

Ava Max has always been candid about two things: her ambitions (“We’re bringing pop back,” she told Vanity Fair last year) and her influences (“I grew up listening to Mariah Carey and a lot of pop divas...

A. G. Cook Is Changing Popular Music As We Know It

So… what is pop music? You’ve undoubtedly heard the term before, but… what actually is pop music? Is a pop song determined based on its format? On its lyrics? On how relatable and dance-able...

Luke Laird Steps Out of the Margins with His Own Stories on “Music Row”

Chances are, Luke Laird is simultaneously an entirely new name and an entirely recognizable music professional to much of the music listening public – especially those listeners of the country variety. Those who enjoy songs by artists that include Zac Brown...

Zach Gill Explains How ‘Cocktail Yoga’ Adds To The Space, Like Changing The Lighting

In tumultuous modern times, it can be hard to put a sentiment properly into words. So, for Southern California-based songwriter, Zach Gill, he didn’t. During quarantine, the multi-instrumentalist, who also frequently plays with surf-songwriter, Jack Johnson (the two are very...

Rare Essence Talks About Its Cult Following, Euphoric Stage Presence, and a Snoop Dogg Collab

Veteran D.C. go-go band Rare Essence takes pride in perfecting the groove. The ensemble’s infectious convergence of rhythmic percussion clanks layered over chants, vamps, funk grooves and sophisticated jazz chords morphed into 45 years of never needing...

Where There’s Will Muse, There’s a Way To Make The World a Better Place

These days, the idea of not only encountering straightforward goodness but also accepting it without skepticism or a fear of Murphy's Law, seems impossible. Finding the positives amid so many simultaneous difficult situations, as well as problems without direct solutions and...

Cyn Reimagines Debut EP With Follow-Up, “Mood Swing (even moodier)”

Do you ever daydream about a huge pop star discovering you?  If you’re a songwriter, you’ve probably at least once thought about how awesome it would be if someone like Katy Perry found your...

The Female Voice Has Never Been Louder in Country Music, and Jamie O’Neal Loves It

Jamie O’Neal is a tad infatuated with Lauren Alaina. The 54-year-old loves the 25-year old’s wit and her talent, her beauty and her authentic nature, her way of bringing emotion to a song and...

Adam Blackstone’s Emmy-nominated Ability Gives Superstars Like JLo and Shakira Room to Shine

Just before the world shutdown, Shakira and Jennifer Lopez set the stage alight with their Super Bowl halftime show — the last big event we collectively experienced before large sporting events and in-person concerts were put on pause, due to...
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Bringin’ it Backwards: Interview with Lonnie Park and the Earth Band

​​Listen & Subscribe to BiB We had the pleasure of interviewing Lonnie Park and Grammy®...
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