Giana Caliolo⁣ wouldn’t be anywhere without their people. It’s a fact the musician and songwriter, who records under the moniker Calicoco, underscores throughout a recent hour-long conversation about Underneath, their loud, bold, and bloodletting new album out Friday (September 3) that was created with eight fellow instrumentalists, some of whom also acted as recording engineers..

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By Beau Hayhoe A curious thing happened right before Big Red Machine reported its new album, How Long Do you know It’s Gonna Last? (out today on 37d03d/Jagjaguwar). Because the social accounts of the indie folk duo (The National’s Aaron Dessner and Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon) flickered to life, one could sense larger forces at play. Rumors buzzed on Reddit, tweets took off, and ..

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By Max Freedman Indigo de Souza writes about thrilling moments of personalized revelation as though finally cementing a long-fomenting, rather specific feeling is the ultimate emotional release. Whenever she sings, “Now that everyone’s gone, I can tell you the truth / I don’t love you, I like you!” On 2018’s “Take Off Ur Pants,” she yelps it with so much ecstasy and lib..

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Charlie Watts, who'd been the drummer for The Rolling Stones since joining the order in 1963 shortly right after its inception, has died, his spokesperson confirmed by means of the a note posted to the band's social media accounts. He was 80. "It is with immense sadness that we announce the death of our beloved Charlie Watts. He passed away peacefully in a London hospital earlier tod..

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Jade Bird didn't aspire to prepare a nation album. The English-born, Austin-based singer-songwriter known for her big voice and strummy pop-Americana songs wanted to follow up her 2019 self-titled project with a collection that felt true to how trim evolved on tour. She also wanted to maintain her roots. "I'm a British girl," Bird tells MTV News. "I'm into nation, however I didn't thi..

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By Mia Hughes Elliott Douglas isn’t sure why the phrase “Say Things That Matter” popped into his head. It came to him suddenly as soon as he was in an airport before the pandemic, flying house to Los Angeles immediately after visiting family member. The rising artist otherwise referred to as M.A.G.S. (which doesn’t really stand for anything, yet he jokes that it’s Pot and G..

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On Sunday (August 8), the 2020 Tokyo Olympics came to a close. Luckily, the Jonas Brothers couldn’t have brought a more brilliant efficiency for the occasion with their upbeat hit single “Remember This.” because the musical group played, a montage of highlights from the Olympics simultaneously played over the brothers singing from a rooftop. It was broadcast on NBC as piece of ..

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By Grant Sharples The image on Kississippi’s new album cover is striking: a chewed-up segment of pink bubblegum in an engagement-ring box. It’s the epitome of songwriter Zoe Renyolds’s music, which brims with neon overtones and dismal subtexts, and the bubblegum is a visual representation of the overt pop direction she took with this record. The Philadelphia-based artist says t..

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“I didn’t listen to punk music growing up at all.” That’s become one of the more interesting revelations about Jxdn, the 20-year-old ascendent pop-punk superstar bolstered by TikTok and boosted into the pop sphere by Blink-182’s Travis Barker. For the singer place on Earth Jaden Hossler, MTV’s Push artist for August 2021, the time since then has been a fast education. Wh..

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By Nicole Briese It’s been 23 months since the chain-link gates of Lollapalooza last opened to concert-goers in Chicago’s Grant Park, and festival cofounder Perry Farrell is feeling just like the rest of us about the return of live music: carefully excited. “I wish to party, to put it simply,” Farrell tells MTV News on a July afternoon. “We’re getting through this with ea..

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Miley Cyrus rocked the stage on the 4th of July with a fitting cover of the Cocteau Twins’s “Heaven or Las Vegas” at the Resorts World casino in Las Vegas. At the grand initial of the new resort, Cyrus introduces the song with a joke referencing some of her younger fans being annoyed that she keeps covering old songs. “I’m gonna sing a song that no one fucking knows,” Cyr..

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By Aliya Chaudhry A day soon following the release of Jxdn’s electrifying debut single “Comatose” in March 2020, Travis Barker got in touch. Jxdn, whose real name is Jaden Hossler and who styles his efficiency moniker in all lowercase, was at that point known primarily for his dancing and lip-syncing videos on TikTok. He was, case in point, attending the creator convention Play..

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