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Does Katy Perry’s new single “Roar” (Capitol) sound familiar? Those laid-back, “Hard Knock Life”-like synths, the midtempo rhythm track, the sweeping production on the chorus – it all sounds an awful lot like Sara Bareilles’ recent single “Brave,” which arrived four months ago.
The Internet is now teeming with side-by-side comparisons, though this version from Portkey’s Tumblr, which beat...Read more »
Imagine Dragons are so hot they are “Radioactive” – and headlining Nikon at Jones Beach Theater Thursday.
Intro brings you the week’s hottest videos and shows every Monday. To catch up on all the Intros and watch classic Long Island music scene videos, check out Newsday Music’s YouTube channel at http://www.youtube.com/newsdaymusic.
IMAGINE DRAGONS, “Radioactive.”...Read more »
Welcome to Grammy night! We'll be here live-blogging through the entire ceremony, one of the most wide-open nights in recent history. Will fun. have a fun night? Will Frank Ocean have a career-making night? We'll find out.
11:28 p.m. -- The Grammys close on a Strong Island note, bringing on Public Enemy's Chuck D for the hip-hop finale, alongside LL Cool J.
11:20 p.m. -- Mumford and...Read more »
Fun. capped off an incredible year with a sold-out hometown show at Radio City Music Hall Saturday night that showed how far the New York trio has come.
It was last year's Super Bowl that launched the band's hit “We Are Young” into the iTunes stratosphere after it was used in a Chevy commercial during the game. And now Fun. goes into Grammy night next Sunday with six nominations, including...Read more »
The fun. guys return for a triumphant hometown show at Radio City Music Hall Saturday, as they warm up for a big Grammy night with six nominations. Intro brings you the week’s hottest videos and shows every Monday. To catch up on all the Intros and watch classic Long Island music scene videos, check out Newsday Music’s YouTube channel at http://www.youtube.com/newsdaymusic.
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When California boy band Emblem3 got eliminated from this season's “The X Factor” before the finals, it crystallized the difference between the way the music industry works and the way music competition shows work.
Emblem3 — teenage brothers Wesley and Keaton Stromberg and 20-year-old friend Drew Chadwick — are exactly what the music industry wants these days. They're young, good-looking,...Read more »