Frankmusik Announces ‘By Nicole’ Album, “Fly Tonight” Duet With RuPaul Now Available

Robbie Daw | February 24, 2014 - 10:22 am

When Frankmusik stopped by our studio to chat about his 2013 release Between last spring, he revealed his ambition to release another album before the end of 2013, titled Agartha. While that didn’t quite happen, the electro-pop wiz does indeed have another LP that on the way: By Nicole.

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Frankmusik’s “Final Song”: Listen To The Stripped-Down ‘Between Us’ Track

Robbie Daw | September 10, 2013 - 9:48 am

“This will be the last song that I write,” Frankmusik sings on his Between track “Final Song.” That’s most likely not the case, as Vincent Frank has already followed up the spring album with Between Us (out today, September 10 — purchase here), a release  that offers up acoustic versions of his Between tracks. (And,… More »

Frankmusik: 5 Things You Need To Know About ‘Between’

Robbie Daw | July 2, 2013 - 6:10 am

Recently Vincent Frank — better known as electro-pop dynamo Frankmusik — stopped by Idolator’s studio to discuss the new music that makes up his recently-released third album Between (buy here). At times during our conversation, Frank delved into painful subject matter, such as the despair he felt while being part of a major label, and… More »

Frankmusik Talks About His Personal Journey To New Album ‘Between’: Idolator Interview

Robbie Daw | June 21, 2013 - 9:14 am

I had the pleasure of catching Frankmusik’s New York stop on his current Between States tour the other week, and afterward I invited him over to the Idolator studio for a chat the following Monday. But what I anticipated would be a simple conversation about Vincent Frank’s self-produced, poppy-yet-introspective new album Between (out now —… More »

Former Weezer Bassist Found Dead — Morning Mix

Becky Bain | October 10, 2011 - 5:00 am

Did You Hear?

:: Weezer’s former bassist Mikey Welsh, who performed with the band from 1998 to 2001, was found dead in a Chicago hotel room on Saturday. Authorities suspect narcotics were involved in his death. A message on Weezer’s website called Welsh “a unique talent, a deeply loving friend and father, and… More »

Erasure ‘Tomorrow’s World’: Fall Preview

Robbie Daw | September 19, 2011 - 11:04 am

Twenty-five years after their debut LP Wonderland arrived, Erasure are back together for new album Tomorrow’s World, following keyboardist Vince Clarke’s 2008 reunion with Alison Moyet for a Yaz tour and singer Andy Bell’s 2010 solo LP Non-Stop. It’s the British pair’s first studio record in four years, and when it came to selecting a… More »

Frankmusik ‘Do It In The AM’: Fall Preview

Robbie Daw | September 15, 2011 - 11:36 am

Whether he’s producing for and touring with iconic synth pop legends, providing vocal assistance to his fellow label mates during high-profile TV gigs or simply just doing it in the AM — and find out just what “it” is below — singer-songwriter Frankmusik has been catching our eyes and ears over the past year. (Actually,… More »

The Morning Mix: Lady Gaga Live MTV Chat To Follow “You And I” Video

Robbie Daw | August 16, 2011 - 5:30 am

Did You Hear?

:: Lady Gaga will take part in a live Q&A session with MTV’s Sway following the premiere of her “You And I” video this Thursday. [MTV Buzzworthy]

:: The studio isn’t the only place Madonna has been making sweet music lately. The pop icon was recently… More »

Frankmusik Adding His Synth Wizardry To Erasure’s Upcoming Tour

Robbie Daw | August 5, 2011 - 12:37 pm

Not only did Frankmusik hook up with legendary pop duo Erasure to produce their 14th studio album Tomorrow’s World (out October 4), the “Do It In The AM” crooner will also be joining the UK act on their upcoming North American tour. Things kick off on August 31 in Tampa, and eventually wind up 26… More »

Erasure’s Frankmusik-Produced Album ‘Tomorrow’s World’ Out In October

Robbie Daw | July 6, 2011 - 8:11 am

Madonna isn’t the only long-standing pop legend who’s getting back into the groove with new material. UK duo Erasure have announced that their upcoming 14th studio album Tomorrow’s World will be released October 4 in the States (a day before overseas), with lead single “When I Start To (Break It All Down)” to arrive ahead… More »

Frankmusik Answers Fan Questions While Posing For One Weird Family Portrait

Becky Bain | June 22, 2011 - 9:59 am

Vincent Frank of electro-pop UK outfit Frankmusik not only has a unique style to his tunes, he’s also got an unusual sense of humor to go with it. The “Do It In The AM” artist is tackling fan questions in a series of unconventional videos, and we’ve got Frank’s (fairly ridiculous) answer to two burning… More »

J.Lo, Nicole Scherzinger, Cee Lo And More Rock Summertime Ball (PHOTOS)

Erika Brooks Adickman | June 13, 2011 - 10:22 am

London’s Summertime Ball was practically a reality TV music showdown yesterday as American Idol’s Jennifer Lopez, The Voice’s Cee-Lo Green and newly named America X-Factor judge Nicole Scheringer attended the 3rd annual music festival. Before these pop stars took the stage, they first walked the red carpet. Both J.Lo and Scherzy both rocked matching boot… More »

The Morning Mix: Should Scotty McCreery Have Won ‘American Idol’?

Idolator Staff | May 26, 2011 - 5:15 am

Did You Hear?

:: Scotty McCreery, 17, fended off Lauren Alaina, 16, in the youngest final matchup in American Idol history. Did McCreery deserve the Idol crown?

:: Justin Timberlake called in to The Dan Patrick Show and batted down criticism that his fellow SNL guest Lady Gaga borrows… More »

Morning Mix: Is Britney Spears Mentally Incapable Of Testifying In Court?

Robbie Daw | May 13, 2011 - 5:30 am

Did you hear?

:: Britney Spears’ ex-manager Sam Lufti wants the “Till The World Ends” songstress to give a deposition for legal claims he’s filed against Brit’s mother, Lynne. However, Brtiney’s parents say she is “mentally incapable” of testifying. [Billboard]

:: Joe Jonas’ hair is so perfect, you could… More »

Frankmusik And Far East Movement Are Hungover In “Do It In The AM” Video

Becky Bain | May 4, 2011 - 10:20 am

Vincent Frank of Frankmusik has his own The Hangover moment in his video for “Do It In The AM”. After a night of debauchery involving pinatas, bowling alleys and too many shots to count, Frank wakes up in a strange place and with a group of strange bedfellows: the party-fiends in Far East Movement. Watch… More »

12 Pop Stars Tweet About The Death Of Osama Bin Laden

Robbie Daw | May 2, 2011 - 7:20 am

Reports say U.S. forces shot and killed Osama Bin Laden, the mastermind of the 9/11 attacks, on Monday in Abbottland, Pakistan. (CNN notes that DNA matching is under way on samples from the body.) “A small team of Americans carried out the operation with extraordinary courage and capability,” President Obama said while addressing the nation… More »

Frankmusik Adds Fuel To Far East Movement’s “Rocketeer” On ‘Kimmel’

Robbie Daw | January 11, 2011 - 7:53 am

Ryan Tedder’s absence may have just been the break Frankmusik was looking for here in America. The OneRepublic singer-songwriter croons on Far East Movement’s current Top 40 single “Rocketeer.” But during FM’s Jimmy Kimmel Live! gig last night, up-and-comer (on these shores, at least) Vincent Frank—aka British electro whiz Frankmusik—filled in for Tedder by tickling… More »

Frankmusik Offers Up Free Tracks “Warrior” And “Hurt You Again”

Robbie Daw | January 3, 2011 - 7:23 am

It’s 2011, and Vincent Frank will give away his music for free if he wants to! The past couple of days have seen the electro-leaning UK crooner offer up ballads “Hurt You Again” and “Warrior” as on-the-house downloads at Alas, fast jams like “The Fear Inside” are still going to cost you 99 cents… More »

Frankmusik Reveals “The Fear Inside” In His New Video

Robbie Daw | December 8, 2010 - 7:37 am

It’s been two-and-a-half years since Frankmusik (aka Vincent Frank) released his debut album Complete Me in the UK. And with the follow-up finally due out in spring 2011 via Cherrytree (Lady Gaga, La Roux, Robyn), the electro-pop whiz has unveiled the gritty black and white video for his new single “The Fear Inside.” Watch below. More »

The Morning Mix: Willow Smith Whips Her Hair Into A Holiday Frenzy

Idolator Staff | December 6, 2010 - 5:30 am

Did You Hear?

:: Willow Smith colored her hair in candy-cane red-and-white for her “Whip My Hair” performance at the holiday tree lighting held at L.A. Live. [Pink Is The New Blog]

:: Ciara says the one video she wishes she’d made is a Janet Jackson classic. More »

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