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Interview: How Mental Illness & Sex Inspired Neon Trees’ New Album

With Neon Trees’ upcoming third album, singer Tyler Glenn opened up about his mental state and his sex life, whether or not his parents approved.

02/12/2014

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Interview: Imagine Dragons Slowly Climb to Omnipresent Fame

They haven’t covered magazines, been followed by paparazzi, had the public scrutinize who they’re wearing on a red carpet or been the focus of illuminating editorial spreads.

02/12/2014

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Interview: Bastille Is Not a Rock Band

“I don’t think we think of ourselves as anything in particular,” singer Dan Smith says. “We don’t see ourselves as a rock band. We don’t see ourselves as a pop band.”

02/06/2014

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Radio.com Inside Out: Decoding Kanye West’s Rants

Upon close examination of several of West’s interviews it became clear that if you edited the narrative West presented, omitting the screaming and the nonsequiturs, that all the man really wants is a chance to prove himself in the world of fashion design.

01/28/2014

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How Hunter Hayes Scored a GRAMMY Debut for New Single ‘Invisible’

“The GRAMMYs actually heard the song and they stepped up right beside me, saying, ‘Hey, we hear you. We get it. We’re with you.”

01/27/2014

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Q&A: GRAMMYs Exec Producer Ken Ehrlich On Big Surprises & Beatles

GRAMMYs exec producer Ken Ehrlich on how Kendrick suggested a collabo with Imagine Dragons and what goes into getting Beatles together.

01/24/2014

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Interview: The Neighbourhood Wants to Be the Biggest Band in the World

The Neighbourhood have dreams of getting their music to an endless sea of faces, but not just for the fame and fortune. It’s more the idea of wanting to share the love.

01/23/2014

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Behind the Song: Tim McGraw’s ‘Highway Don’t Care’

It’s a moody anthem that serves as the closing song on his 2013 album’ Two Lanes of Freedom.’ McGraw was drawn to it’s “timeless” quality.

01/23/2014

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Behind the Song: Kacey Musgraves’ ‘Merry Go ‘Round’

“When we were about to pick the first single I really lobbied for ‘Merry Go ‘Round’ because I’m out there every night and I can tell you, hands down this is the one people are connecting with. I’m really glad that was my first thing to say to the world.”

01/21/2014

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Behind The Song: Vampire Weekend’s ‘Diane Young’

Frontman Ezra Koenig on about how their hit single from the GRAMMY-nominated ‘Modern Vampires of the City’ went through a rough ugly duckling stage until they figured out that vocal effect—you know the one.

01/14/2014

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