(Atlantic | Interscope | Universal)With Valentine's Day just around the corner, it's time to get sexy with it. All of this week's new music recommendations are packing heat, some more overtly than others. Boner jams — helpfully compared to the artists you already know and love, as always — for everyone!1. Janet Jackson + Blood Orange + Donna Lewis = ShuraOne of the first Soundcloud comments on this debut track by Shura is "THIS SONG MAKES ME WANT TO MAKE LOVE TO MYSELF." Definitely...Read Full Story
The tracklist for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire original motion picture soundtrack has arrived! In addition to a previously released Coldplay track, the album will feature new songs by Christina Aguilera, Sia, The Weeknd, and Phantogram. New Zealand's Lorde, whose breakout single "Royals" is basically unavoidable right now, contributes the lone cover track with a rendition of Tears for Fears' "Everybody Wants to Rule the World" (fitting).A snippet of Christina Aguilera's contribution, the...Read Full Story
(A. Ortega for Zimbio)Josh Carter and Sarah Barthel of Phantogram never performed together as children, although they’ve known each other since junior high. A mutual friend of theirs had a video camera — a rarity, back in the ‘90s — and Josh remembers filming comedy skits and skateboarding videos before heading to Sarah’s house to jump on her trampoline.
“We'd all jump on her trampoline for hours,” Josh recalls.
“True story. True story,” Sarah nods and laughs.They know all each others...Read Full Story
Phantogram is an American indie pop duo. Josh Carter and Sarah Barthel formed the band in 2007, and have since released three EPs and one full-length album.