When a pop icon like Britney Spears releases a new single, it’s usually cause for celebration. Unfortunately for us, Britney’s new single, “Work Bitch”, offers us little to celebrate. The song, which features mostly spoken lyrics, follows the current trend of EDM producers spending way too much time meticulously crafting a song that sounds both forced and artificial. The song ... Read More »
New Madonna Album Coming Next Year!
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Pet Shop Boys To Record New Album In November!
Pet Shop Boys will begin recording their next studio album in November, according to a brief stateme...
HAERTS’ Debut Album Coming Next Month, Listen To New Single
Brooklyn based indie pop group HAERTS will release their highly anticipated self-titled debut album ...
Frankie Goes to Hollywood’s Holly Johnson Releases New Music Video
Holly Johnson, best known as the lead vocalist of Frankie Goes to Hollywood, will release a brand ne...
Single Review: Billy Idol – “Can’t Break Me Down”
It has to be a daunting task for any established artist to release a modern sounding single without ...
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Introducing: Father Tiger
A few days ago, I was introduced Los Angeles based electro-pop duo FatherTiger (Greg Delson and John Russell), and I have quickly become a massive fan. If you tried to describe the Father Tiger sound, you might find it difficult to place it in one single genre. “Our sound is best described as “up-tempo, modern-day, indie synthpop”. We often get asked who ... Read More »
Interview With Pop Singer SIRPAUL
Out electronic/pop singer and songwriter SIRPAUL has released his infectious new single “Body Connection”. The song is taken from the talented singer’s forthcoming album, The Horse, out April 3, 2012. Allure of Sound was able to catch up with the SIRPAUL to discuss, among other things, his musical inspirations, being an out artist and his new album. A catchy blend ... Read More »
Chatting With Debstep Duo Nero
After being placed in the Top 15 of the BBC’s Sound of 2011 list, Nero, aka North West London producers, remixers du jour, DJs and artists Dan Stephens and Joe Ray, have had a constant presence in the music world. The duo not only recently released their debut album, Welcome Reality, to rave reviews, they also produced the No. 1 single ... Read More »
Catching Up With Colton Ford
For most of my readers, Colton Ford will need no introduction. As one of the most well-known names to come out of gay adult film, Colton Ford starred in several successful films over a brief period of time, but music has always been where his heart is. While other artists find the transition from the adult film industry to pop music to ... Read More »
Interview: Gary Numan
Gary Numan – widely considered a pioneer of electronic music – really needs no introduction. While he is best known in America for his 1979 single “Cars,” his influence in modern pop music still runs deep. Growing up, Numan tells me he was always encouraged to explore music: “I was always encouraged to get involved in music and I was ... Read More »
Exclusive: Nina Hagen Talks “Volksbeat”
German music icon Nina Hagen, often called “The Mother Of Punk,” is gearing up for the release of her fourteenth studio album,Volksbeat. The album, which is slated for release on November 11, 2011, features production work from Peter Schmidt and Peter Hinterthür and marks her first all German album since the 80s. Nina, who is an avid fighter for human rights, ... Read More »
Interview: Martha Wash
For most of my readers, Martha Wash will need no introduction. She began her career singing backup for gay musical icon Sylvester. While signing back up, she met Izora Redman and formed Two Tons Of Fun, who would later be renamed The Weather Girls. While most remember Martha for her 1982 hit with The Weather Girls titled “It’s Raining Men”, ... Read More »