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Exclusive Interview: Max Frost On New Album “Gold Rush”, Opening For Twenty One Pilots, Dream Of A J. Cole Collaboration!

After two stupendous EPs (“Low High Low” in 2013 and “Intoxication” in 2015), singer, songwriter and producer Max Frost is ready to give us his much-anticipated full-length debut album. Titled “Gold Rush”, the project hits stores tomorrow, October 5th, via Atlantic Records. The first single from…

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Exclusive Interview: Against The Current On Second Album “Past Lives”, Dream Collaboration With NF & The Future!

New York pop-rock band Against the Current will be releasing their second studio album titled “Past Lives” tomorrow (Sept. 28) via Fueled by Ramen. This is the follow-up to the band’s 2016 debut LP “In Our Bones”, which spawned one of my absolute favorite songs of that year: “Wasteland”. Now in…

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Exclusive Interview: Valley Talk New Single "Closer To The Picture", Origins & Aspirations!

Check out now an exclusive interview we did with Toronto-based indie-pop band Valley a few days ago. Valley are signed to Universal Music Canada, they have released their debut album in 2016, a new project is coming later in 2018, and the new single they are currently promoting is called “Closer…

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Exclusive Interview: Zhavia Opens Up About Journey To Date, Reveals EP Is Coming & Tells Us Who She'd Love To Collaborate With!

It's a Zhavia kind of day today. First we posted about her amazing new single “Deep Down” this morning and now we get to finally share with you an interview we did with her a couple of weeks ago. We would have posted it earlier but her team preferred to hold it until today to make it coincide with…

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Exclusive Interview: Benjamin Ingrosso On New Single “I Wouldn’t Know”, Eurovision & Sweden Slaying Pop Music!

He finished in the Top 10 at the Eurovision Song Contest this year representing Sweden with his seductive bop “Dance You Off” (over 20 million plays on Spotify and counting!), he’s signed to the label that launched the careers of Icona Pop (HELLO!) and Zara Larsson (HELLOOOOOOO!), and he just…

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Exclusive Interview: Brynn Elliott On “Time Of Our Lives”, Harvard & Ed Sheeran

There's nothing better than a smart pop singer. I present you Brynn Elliott; Harvard graduate and rising pop star. She will release her debut EP (which she made in collaboration with Nathan Chapman) later in 2018 via a partnership of Big Yellow Dog Music and Atlantic Records. Brynn recently…

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Exclusive Interview: New City On “Getting Closer”, Signing To Universal & Timbaland’s Label, Dream Collaboration!

Toronto-based up-and-coming band New City released earlier this year a bop titled "Getting Closer". It was because of this song that I got very interested in this Canadian trio and just a few days ago I had the opportunity to interview them - just after the premiere of the "Getting Closer"…

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Exclusive Interview: Soleima On ‘Low Life’, ‘Bulldog’ & Denmark

Danish singer-songwriter Soleima released last week her new EP "Bulldog" and it contains one of my favorite pop songs of 2018 so far, Low Life. Up-and-coming Soleima has been officially brought to America this year (after being discovered thanks to her flawless No. 14 debut EP last year) by…

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Exclusive Interview: Cassie Dasilva On Signing To Universal, Wishing To Work With Jack Antonoff & John Mayer & Canadian Music Domination!

Last month I introduced you to a new artist I'm loving so very much named Cassie Dasilva and now I'm thrilled to present you with an exclusive interview I did with her only a few days ago. I got so obsessed with her debut single "Welcome to my Castle" last month (it was the only song I played…

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Exclusive Interview: Chappell Roan On New Single “Sugar High”, Atlantic Records Deal Ink, Dreaming Of A The Weeknd Collaboration!

Earlier this week we had the honor of exclusively premiering Chappell Roan’s brand new music video for her song “Sugar High” (from the “School Nights” EP) and now we’re feeling joyous for posting an interview we did with her just a few days before that video premiere. Just for recapping purposes,…

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Interview: Josie Dunne On Signing To Atlantic Records, “Old School” Debut, Working With Nathan Chapman!

Last week we had the pleasure to world premiere the lyrics of Josie Dunne’s debut single “Old School” and now we’re ecstatic to publish an exclusive we just did with her. Let’s recap first: Josie Dunne is Nashville-based singer-songwriter who was recently signed by Atlantic Records, home to so…

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Interview: Skylar Stecker On New Music, Hitting #1 on Billboard Again & Dream Collaborations!

At age 15 Skylar Stecker has accomplished so much. She’s been signed by Cherrytree Records, the same label that brought up Lady Gaga and Ellie Goulding, she’s released studio albums and EPs, she’s received the blessing of Z100’s Elvis Duran as an “artist to watch”, she’s performed the US national…

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Interview: Gabi Sklar On Singing To The "Liberteens", Having Lady Gaga's Vocal Coach & Her Favorite Music!

A few weeks ago we had the pleasure to introduce you to upcoming pop singer Gabi Sklar with her latest single "Liberteens", a cool pop song with coming-of-age lyrics. Now, we have the privilege to share with you, our Direct Lyrics blog readers, an exclusive interview with young Gabi so you can get…

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Exclusive Interview: Earl Talks New Album “Tongue Tied”, Jazz Pop Music & Dream Collaborations!

Check out our exclusive interview with rising jazz/pop singer Earl, an Alaskan-born Londoner whose music, if you haven't yet, you should start listening to right away. Earl released her new studio album entitled “Tongue Tied” last Friday, July 28th, 2017 via BMG Records UK. The latest single from…

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Exclusive Interview: Levi Hummon Talks “Don’t Waste The Night”, Country Pop & Kelly Clarkson Dream Collaboration!

Last year thanks to the release of his eponymous debut EP, rising country star Levi Hummon made it on Rolling Stone Country's 10 New Country Artists You Need to Know list. And that was a big deal. Now, a year after having a successful first EP, having toured everywhere, and having gotten the…

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Exclusive Interview: INNA Talks “Ruleta”, Spanish Music & Summer Holidays!

Only a few days ago my girl INNA released her latest single "Ruleta", and I became immediately obsessed with this summer bop, so when the opportunity came to do an interview with the Romanian pop princess, I was in awe. We did the interview recently and I asked her all about her new single, what…

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Exclusive Interview: Mackenzie Sol Talks New Single “Laugh”, Dreaming Of A Bruno Mars Duet & His Top 5 Songs Of The Moment! [New Discovery]

I'm a fan of new artists succeeding. Look at super young Mackenzie Sol for instance. The 16-year-old UK-born, LA-based boy became a sensation on social media a couple of years ago and that led to a career in music. And after releasing only two singles completely independently and self-paid, a…

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Exclusive Interview: Rising Producer Justin Caruso Talks “Love Somebody”, Early Success, Receiving Praise From Big Names!

A new talented producer is in town and you better watch out for him because I predict he’ll become the next big thing. You have been warned! Young producer, and hottie (hello photo above!), Justin Caruso proved he had that Midas touch when his debut single “Talk About Me”, released earlier in…

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Tara Macri’s “Home” Is A Must-Listen Ballad + Talks Kanye West Dream Collaboration In Exclusive Interview!

I’ve been in a ballads “mood” lately. So when I discovered this song browsing YouTube recently, I knew I had to set up an interview with the artist to find out more about her. “Home” (released in January this year) is the latest single of up-and-coming Canadian singer Tara Macri. This is too the…

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Exclusive Interview: Emily Warren Talks Debut Single “Hurt By You”, Working With The Chainsmokers & Dream Collaborations!

This woman needs no introduction. You already know her. Emily Warren has written songs for the likes of The Chainsmokers, Frenship, Sean Paul, Melanie Martinez, or Shawn Mendes. But it was Emily’s work with The Chainsmokers in particular which really launched her name out to the world. She wrote…

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