"Piece By Piece": Kelly Clarkson Finds Peace On Her Album's Personal Title Track

Kelly Clarkson is revealing the contents of Piece By Piece, her upcoming studio album, piece by piece. And today, she's released the next piece of Piece By Piece: "Piece By Piece." (There's a theme here, but I just can't piece it together at the moment...) Although she sounds lovely and the…


"Jealousy": Róisín Murphy Brings The Beat Back With Parrot

Hey, remember that time Róisín Murphy released the Paris Is Burning-inspired lead single from her first album in over seven years and it turned out to be kind of a snooze? Well, not to worry: There's a remedy for that. The disco-pop singer-songwriter's gone and linked up once again with…


"Raided": Salt Ashes Dives Deeper Into The Disco

Right around this time last year, a promising young pop princess from across the pond named Salt Ashes (born Veiga Sanchez) caught my attention with her debut single: A brooding, sweetly cooed disco tune called "Somebody." She kept the pulsations coming later in the year with "If You Let Me Go."…


"Invincible": Kelly Clarkson Faces Her Fears With An Almighty Sia-Penned Anthem

Queen Kelly Clarkson fell head over heels in love with her super chipper "Heartbeat Song" at the start of the year. But it's not all ponies, rainbows and bedazzled baby headphones for River Rose in her world. "Invincible" is the second song (and, according to Kelly, the second single) from Piece…


"New Moon": Tom Aspaul Covers Brandy And Carly Simon All In One Sexy Go

Tom Aspaul continues to make us feel so good. After serving up his sweet n' dreamy "Good Together" back in December, the ever-talented UK singer-songwriter continues to prove himself as one of the most exciting Ones To Watch in pop once again with an artsy fartsy, left-lane mash-up called "New…


"Drop That Kitty": Get Down Low With Ty Dolla $ign, Charli XCX And Tinashe

Grab your kitties and report to the dance floor: It's Charlinashe time. After photos began to surface online last week from the set of the video for "Drop That Kitty," Ty Dolla $ign's highly anticipated collabo with Charli XCX and Tinashe, the unlikely tag team troupe's just dropped the track (and…


Get Your Life (And Love) With MNEK's Refix Of "A Thousand Miles" For Valentine's Day

Real talk: I can't afford to buy you all chocolate and teddy bears, so hopefully this will suffice. As if MNEK's latest single "The Rhythm" wasn't disorientingly dope enough, the talented UK producer-singer-songwriter-remixer-all-around-talented dude just dropped an absolutely sick refix of…


MuuMuse Approved: Leona Lewis, "Shake You Up"

After over a year of delays, setbacks and public squabbles with Avicii, Leona Lewis finally released her third studio album, Glassheart, this week. Rejoice! I'm not sure if I'll get around to doing a proper review of the record since I have no time because I just moved and I'm like, living out of…


Sky Ferreira Everything Is Embarrassing

Everything Is Embarrassing And Nothing Hurt: The Grand Re-Introduction of Sky Ferreira

LITERALLY STOP EVERYTHING IN YOUR ENTIRE LIFE BECAUSE IT IS EMBARRASSING. She’s an electro-pop princess. An indie darling. A growling rock star. And now, she’s a soul singer. Today, 20-year-old singer, songwriter and savior of pop Sky Ferreira premiered “Everything Is Embarrassing” on Pitchfork,…


Frank + Derol, "Barely Love You Too"

What if I told you it was all meant to be we'd be getting amazing new music by a member of the Cyrus family this year? You'd probably make like Leslie and be all like, "Oh, she's just being Miley!" But no: I'm not talking about Miley Cyrus. I'm talking about her older half-sister, Brandi Cyrus.…


Orion's Essential Sad Disco Anthem, "In The End"

Guess what? It's time for tears. Yay! 28-year-old Hampus Drake (heretofore known as Orion) is a blossoming producer from Stockholm. And if you're doing the math correctly (Stockholm is in Sweden, Sweden is where Robyn comes from), you're right: He's already perfect. After over a decade spent…


Queen of Hearts: "Neon/Tears In The Rain" EP

Bow down: a new Queen has arrived. Queen of Hearts--a London-based 24-year-old chanteuse with no apparent direct relation to Cassie's "King of Hearts," nor Madonna's "Thief of Hearts" (still researching the lineage, will report back)--has just released a new double A-side today worldwide:…