Fiona Apple Talks New Album, Lana Del Rey to Interview Magazine and Releases New Song, "Werewolf"

The endlessly fascinating Miss Fiona Apple graces the pages of Interview Magazine this month, where she opens up to editor Matt Diehl about her upcoming album, The Idler Wheel..., her writing process, why she takes so long to record between albums, self-parenting, and...Lana Del Rey. You must read…


Marina And The Diamonds: Electra Heart (Album Review)

♡♡♡ "'Oh my God, you look just like Shakira! No, no--you're Catherine Zeta!' 'Actually, my name's Marina,'" she sang on "Hollywood," the second single off of 2010's The Family Jewels. It's been over two years since her debut, and Marina + The Diamonds is back with yet another identity crisis for…


Fiona Apple Unveils 'The Idler Wheel...' Album Cover and Tracklisting

Fiona Apple has just unveiled the official cover art and tracklisting for her highly anticipated fourth studio album due out in late June, entitled (quick inhale!): The Idler Wheel is wiser than the Driver of the Screw, and Whipping Cords will serve you more than Ropes will ever do. I'm willing to…


That Girl Is A Monster: Introduucing...Meg Myers!

Monster by Meg Myers Genre: Alternative rock Sounds like: Fiona Apple, Alanis Morrissette, Marina + The Diamonds Meet Meg Myers, a rising musician based out of Los Angeles. While details about the singer are still somewhat minimal, we've got one excellent tune to work with: "Monster." The song…


Skylar Grey Goes Solo (Again) With Buzz Single, "Dance Without You"

For fans of Garbage, Hole, Fiona Apple, Alanis Morrissette and all other torchbearers of mid-'90's rock, take note: Your redemption has arrived. Skylar Grey is the much buzzed-about singer-songwriter responsible for some of the most devastating hooks in pop of the past year (Diddy Dirty Money's…


Marina and the Diamonds: The Family Jewels (Album Review)

The Family Jewels is the debut album by Marina and the Diamonds (real name Marina Diamandis--see what she did there?). Having just been named the #2 "One to Watch" on the BBC's prestigious Sound of 2010 list, Marina is about to endure a great deal of scrutiny and criticism under the magnifying…


Marina And The Diamonds: The Crown Jewel EP

Today is the official release of Marina and the Diamonds' Crown Jewel EP, featuring "I Am Not A Robot," a snazzy new version of "Seventeen," "Simplify," and a delicious, absolutely essential mix of "Robot" by Starsmith. And since I never really did "properly" introduce the girl that I consider…


Introducing...Charlotte Sometimes

I think this could be the beginning of something really lovely. For no reason in particular, I accidentally stumbled upon the MySpace of up-and-coming artist, Charlotte Sometimes while avoiding my studies. With a genre label of "Nu-Jazz/Alternative/Pop" (ooh!), I was naturally quite intrigued.…