Category: Pop

Simple Plan returns with new music in four years, set to release album later this year

By Alan HoFor the first time in four years, Canadian pop-punkers Simple Plan unveil new music with highly anticipated single “Saturday.”  Produced by two-time GRAMMY nominee Howard Benson, “Saturday” heralds Simple Plan’s hugely anticipated new album, set for worldwide release later this year with further details to be announced soon.  This is also the first […]

The Critics Corner | LACES (EP review)

By Gabriella San FelipeMove over pop stars, there’s a new name in town. The singer LACES just released a self-titled EP, and the tracks are on par with musicians like Ellie Goulding and Tove Lo. If you love indie pop music with a great female singer, then this album is definitely for you.LACES is not […]

Civil Twilight announces release date for new album, tour dates

By Alan HoPast Spotlighters and South Africa’s Civil Twilight return July 10 with their third studio album, titled Story of An Immigrant via Wind-Up Records.  Story is the follow-up to the group’s breakout 2012 effort Holy Weather.  To usher in their third studio release, Civil Twilight will hit the road, stopping at a handful of […]

One Direction tapped to headline the 2015 Honda Civic Tour

By Alan HoDirectioners…this is happening.  You know the dates…we hope.  But the Honda Civic Tour will be co-opting One Direction’s ongoing world tour by piggybacking the brand on to the superstar group’s US leg!  The US leg of the group’s One Direction On The Road Again kicks off July 9 in San Diego and will […]

L2 relaunches as RUUMER; debuts brand new single

By Alan HoReinventing and relaunching is a common thing in pop music and in the last few years, doing so results in striking gold.  Ask Taylor Swift as she switched gears via the former.  Ask Katy Perry or Lana Del Rey for the latter.For NYC sisters Melissa and Jessica Labbadia, it will be the latter […]