Posts Tagged: avicii

INTERVIEW: Yes, Mike Posner Took A Pill In Ibiza

Mike Posner really did take a pill in Ibiza with the intention of showing superstar DJ Avicii that he was cool. “One-hundred percent autobiographical,” the “Cooler Than Me” singer responded when I asked how true the song was. “(Avicii) didn’t take (a pill), but I took one to be cool.” SeeB, a Norwegian production duo,… Read more »

INTERVIEW: Coldplay’s Chris Martin Says The Band Is Hungry To Tour

Coldplay released its seventh studio album, A Head Full Of Dreams, last Friday. The follow-up to 2014’s Ghost Stories sounds far more energetic from the outset thanks to the lead single, “Adventure of a Lifetime.” That’s not a coincidence; lead singer Chris Martin told me the album is reflective of the band’s current temperament. “It’s… Read more »

INTERVIEW: Aloe Blacc Rides ‘Wake Me Up’ Success In To New LP Release

Aloe Blacc recorded the acoustic version of “Wake Me Up!” inside Mike Einziger’s home studio with Avicii. The Incubus guitarist and superstar DJ, nee Tim Bergling, mixed it in to one of 2013’s biggest hits. “I think Avicii is an incredible producer, and he knew at least a little bit of what he wanted to… Read more »

INTERVIEW: Superstar DJ Avicii Would Rather Make Music Than Business Decisions

Perhaps the biggest battle that artist management and record labels face with their acts is over the control of content. In addition to the creativity behind the music itself, suits and singers are seemingly at constant war over how things look and when they are to look that way. Labels adapting business models to the… Read more »