It’s a story all-too-familiar these days in music: two artists collaborate without even meeting, let alone stepping in the same studio. The latest example of this that we talked about on the radio show involved Brielle Von Hugel. The Staten Island native has three singles on Spotify with over a million streams: “Naked,” her featured… Read more »
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The times’ they are-a-changin’. It used to be based on call-in requests or “call-out” research panels. Lately it’s charts populated by tweets or “Shazams.” And for Starley, it was a zero-percent skip rate on Spotify. “It went nuts online,” Starley, surname Hope, said of her track “Call On Me.” A remix by producer Ryan Riback… Read more »
Jonas Blue called in from Dubai (!) to talk about his latest single, “Perfect Strangers,” joining “Team Follow Back” with Sam Smith and looking up to the great Max Martin. Fun fact: Blue is the 20th most-streamed artist on Spotify!
The duo Korbee, consisting of husband-and-wife Tom and Jenn, stopped by to chat about their single “Hey Child,” touring as a couple and their allegiances when it comes to Football Sunday. Tom and Jenn also hopped on my Facebook Live to perform “Hey Child” A Capella – check it out below!
Friend-of-the-show Marc Scibilia stopped by to talk about the endless tour he’s on with some amazing tourmates, from Gavin DeGraw and Andy Grammer to Michael Franti and Jon McLaughlin. Scibilia also talked about working with Jacob Whitesides and preparing to record new music later this year.
Jonas Blue is a London-based producer who currently has one of the biggest songs on Spotify with his re-imagined version of the Tracy Chapman classic, “Fast Car.” The DJ called in to my show to chat about how he discovered the track’s singer Dakota and his interesting connection to superstar Sam Smith.