In Conversation

Marina And The Diamonds Talks About ‘Froot’, Writing Her Own Music And Why She’s Not Quite A Pop Star: Idolator Interview

Bradley Stern | March 12, 2015 - 6:00 am

Marina And The Diamonds talks to us about her new album ‘Froot’, the process of songwriting and why she decided to go it alone this time around. More »

Katy Tiz Talks Her Debut Album, Breaking Into The American Market & Twerking: Idolator Interview

Bianca Gracie | March 10, 2015 - 9:30 am

We caught up with the singer once again as she discussed her current music plans — and we’re also premiering a new remix to “Whistle (While You Work It).” More »

Carly Rae Jepsen On New Single “I Really Like You,” Making Her New Album & The Influence Of Old-School Madonna: Interview

Robbie Daw | March 6, 2015 - 5:57 am

We sit down with Carly Rae to talk about the influence of old-school Madonna on her single cover, the excitement of working with producers Dev Hynes and Ariel Rechtshaid and, of course, her new haircut! More »

Slow Knights’ “Just Kiss” Video: Idolator Premiere (Plus A Nice Little Chat With Del Marquis)

Robbie Daw | March 3, 2015 - 7:00 am

We talk to head Slow Knights honcho Del Marquis while premiering the band’s music video for their funky new single. More »

Peking Duk Talk Their Debut LP, The Australian Takeover & Some Wild Adventures: Idolator Interview

Bianca Gracie | February 27, 2015 - 7:00 am

The Australian dance duo chatted with us for a very fun interview! Read on after the jump. More »

Janet Devlin On Her US Debut, Covering Ed Sheeran & Possible Kurt Cobain Relation: Idolator Interview

Jonathan Riggs | February 10, 2015 - 7:13 am

On the eve of her album’s American release, we rang up Janet from across the pond to get her thoughts on melancholy music as well as her passion for drag queens and Adventure Time, plus the surprising connection she and Courtney Love share…at least according to Courtney. More »

Shayne Ward Tells Us His 5 Favorite Stock Aitken Waterman Songs (While Wearing A Vintage Kylie Tee)

Robbie Daw | February 10, 2015 - 5:30 am

What does Shayne think about his current producer’s past hits? Lucky for us, the handsome tenor decided to answer that question in his own words — and he even threw on a vintage Kylie t-shirt while doing so! More »

Horror Legend John Carpenter Discusses Making Cinematic, Spooky New Album ‘Lost Themes’: Interview

Robbie Daw | February 3, 2015 - 4:27 am

Legendary director John Carpenter believes we’ve all got a movie that plays out in our mind. Lucky for us, he created the perfectly moody score for it. More »

Nick Carter Discusses Backstreet Boys Documentary ‘Show ’Em What You’re Made Of’: Idolator Interview

Jonathan Riggs | January 28, 2015 - 7:32 am

The biggest-selling boy band of all time, Backstreet Boys have never been more honest and revealing about where they are in their now 22-year-long career than in their new documentary, Show ’Em What You’re Made Of. Opening in theaters (and also available on iTunes and VOD) on Friday, January 30, the… More »

Marlana Sheetz Of Milo Greene On New LP ‘Control’, Dancing & Dreaming Of Destiny’s Child: Idolator Interview

Jonathan Riggs | January 27, 2015 - 8:29 am

Milo Greene stole hearts in 2012 with their self-titled, cinematically dreamy debut that included haunting jams “Autumn Tree” and “1957.”  In the wake of their success, the four lead singer/songwriters of the band — Andrew Heringer, Robbie Arnett, Marlana Sheetz and Graham Fink — challenged themselves to grow and evolve for… More »

Popping Up: Spencer Sutherland

Bradley Stern | January 26, 2015 - 6:00 am

Popping Up is our recurring look at new artists making noise on the music landscape. Because, hey — Beyoncé and Miley were once unknown, too.

From heading out on the road with acts like Ariana Grande, Emblem3 and Austin Mahone to hitting the studio with pop songwriting royalty (Andreas Carlsson, the… More »

TLC On Their Final Album, Maintaining A Legacy & Touring With New Kids On The Block: Idolator Interview

Bianca Gracie | January 23, 2015 - 7:00 am

TLC is without question one of the biggest girl groups of all time, as they’ve broken chart records ever since their debut with 1992’s Ooooooohhh… On the TLC Tip. 23 years, four albums and a VH1 film later, the entertainers have decided to wrap up their musical career — but they are doing… More »

Popping Up: XO

Kathy Iandoli | January 19, 2015 - 5:30 am

Popping Up is our recurring look at new artists making noise on the music landscape. Because, hey — Beyoncé and Miley were once unknown, too.

At just 19 years old, UK producer/songwriter XO is already making waves across the pond with his fresh take on Electro-Soul. The Staffordshire native (born Sunil Heera)… More »

Ella Henderson On ‘Chapter One’, Writing “Ghost” With Ryan Tedder & Her UK Tour With Take That: Idolator Interview

Robbie Daw | January 12, 2015 - 11:02 am

As 2014 drew to a close last month, we singled out Ella Henderson as one of the 21 new faces of pop to be aware of, and for a very big reason — you really should know who this UK powerhouse is by now. She first grabbed attention in her home… More »

Sister Cristina: 8 Questions With Italy’s ‘Voice’-Winning Singing Nun About Madonna, Kylie Minogue And Her Debut Album

Robbie Daw | December 2, 2014 - 10:58 am

Sister Cristina Scuccia captured her home country’s heart earlier this year as a contestant on The Voice Of Italy, which she won. The 26-year-old nun from Comisa, Sicily, then set about recording her self-titled debut album for Universal (grab it on iTunes), and raised eyebrows across the globe with her surprising but beautiful… More »

Little Boots Discusses ‘Business Pleasure’, Power Bitches And Calling The ’90s House Revival Years Ago: Idolator Interview

Robbie Daw | December 1, 2014 - 8:27 am

Little Boots is in full-on, self-described Power Bitch mode when she arrives at the Idolator office. Decked out in the suit she’s wearing on the cover art for her new four-track release, Business Pleasure (buy it on iTunes), the singer, whose real name is Victoria Hesketh, explains that she originally intended to put… More »

Popping Up: Rainy Milo

Kathy Iandoli | November 19, 2014 - 7:00 am

Popping Up is our recurring look at new artists making noise on the music landscape. Because, hey — Beyoncé and Miley were once unknown, too.

Eighteen-year-old UK siren Rainy Milo may not be the most familiar name on the block right now, but just wait until her debut album This Thing Of Ours hits, and… More »

Speak Frontman Troupe Gammage Talks Album ‘Pedals’, Touring With RAC & Signing With Wind-up Records: Idolator Interview

Robbie Daw | November 13, 2014 - 9:14 am

Frequent synth-leaning pop-rock collaborators Speak and RAC are currently on tour with Idolator favorites The Knocks, and if you haven’t caught this dynamic triumvirate of awesome on the road yet, then you can remedy that by hitting up one of their current dates. As an added bonus, Troupe Gammage of Austin quartet Speak… More »

Popping Up: Seinabo Sey

Bianca Gracie | November 12, 2014 - 7:00 am

Popping Up is our recurring look at new artists making noise on the music landscape. Because, hey — Madonna and Britney were once unknown, too.

Over the past few decades, Sweden has become well-known for being an overflowing mecca for talented pop artists (Ace of Base, Robyn, LykkeMore »

RL Grime Talks His Debut LP ‘Void,’ Tour Life & Exploring New Sounds: Idolator Interview

Bianca Gracie | November 7, 2014 - 7:00 am

RL Grime popped up on the music scene back in 2011 with full vengeance, thanks to his injection of menacing, hip-hop-influenced sound. Grime, whose real name is Henry Steinway, has made fiery remixes of songs by Kanye West, Rihanna and Chief Keef as well as collaborating with Baauer, Ryan Hemsworth and What So Not. Now the… More »

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