This week we chat to drummer and singer/songwriter Hayley Brownell. Hayley tells us about her journey in the industry from playing with artists like Conan Gray, Cailin Russo, to currently playing for Olivia Rodrigo. She also tells us about her solo project, Changeling.
Today we have Olivia Rodrigo named as Vevo’s first LIFT artist for 2021, Medium’s launch of their new #StopAsianHate blog, and the kick off of displayFest’s concert series with Symba and Bryson Tiller.
– Happy last day of the Trump administration! We’ve got some fun (and just a little not so fun) stuff to get into today. – Olivia Rodrigo Got Her Driver’s License Last Week Olivia Rodrigo is having the best welcome onto the charts this week with her debut single “Driver’s License”. The Disney Channel star who recently signed to Geffen Records may only be 17 but her depth of emotion strikes through in this post-breakup ballad. The single has officially topped “WAP” by Cardi B (feat. Megan Thee Stallion) as the most streamed song in its first week. If for… Read more »
Welcome to the final installment of idobi Radio’s Best Albums of 2023. With so many incendiary records released this year, crafting this list was incredibly challenging to say the least. From break-out acts, to legendary mainstays, we were gifted with so many fantastic collections of music in 2023. Join us in taking a trip down memory lane of the last year and reminisce over the memories made along the way. If you are just now joining, make sure to go back and take a peak at our Best Albums Of 2023 Volumes 1 and 2. And fear not. In the… Read more »
The Grammy nominations for the 2024 Awards Show dropped on November 10, and it’s clear that boygenius are beloved in both the alternative world and overall pop culture zeitgeist. Taking place on February 4 at the Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles, the Grammy Awards will stream at 8 PM ET CBS and Paramount +. Fans of Phoebe Bridgers, Julien Baker, and Lucy Dacus can see their faves hopefully win for Album of The Year and Best Alternative Music Album with the record, Best Rock Performance, Record Of The Year, and Best Rock Song with “Not Strong Enough,” Best Alternative Music… Read more »
With more than 2 years passing since The Veronicas‘ double-album release in May and June 2021, consisting of GODZILLA and HUMAN, the Aussie twin-sister duo has made their triumphant return with their brand-new single, “Perfect.” Featuring drumming expertise from the man, the myth, the legend—blink-182’s Travis Barker—the new single seamlessly navigates across a fusion of anthemic rock and playful pop, creating a comeback track that’s nothing short of…well, perfect. Crafted in collaboration with John Feldmann (blink-182, Avril Lavigne, YUNGBLUD) and expertly co-produced by Ryan Linville (Olivia Rodrigo), “Perfect” taps into the quintessential sound we all fell in love with when… Read more »
Lana Del Rey, aka the 2023 VMAs winner in the category of Best Alternative for “Candy Necklace,” has gone viral this year, but not for her music. Fans were utterly stunned to see the Did You Know That There’s a Tunnel Under Ocean Blvd singer seemingly picking up a shift at Waffle House. In fact, many celebrities seem to be cosplaying as service workers. Spotted working in Florence, AL, in mid-summer, Del Rey still took pictures with fans and even signed a few autographs along the way. This is all fine and dandy, but the biggest question the internet was… Read more »
“Did you know there was an all female music festival back in the 90’s?” My mother asked me this question a few weeks ago as we were getting ready to go out to dinner. Standing side by side in my hall bathroom, making some last minute touches to our hair and outfits, Speak Now (Taylor’s Version) blasted from the living room speakers. My mom has always been my go-to when it comes to women in music, exposing me to an endless slew of amazing female artists as I grew up. The conversation started as we praised Taylor Swift for the… Read more »
Demi Lovato is a chameleon. The powerhouse vocalist successfully outdoes herself in every genre she touches, whether it be pop, R&B, or somewhere in-between. These days, Lovato is dazzling her fans with rock performances, and is diving further into her alternative roots with the release of her new album, REVAMPED. The 10-track collection of songs takes tracks from each stage of her career and rearranges them for a grittier, punk-infused sonic experience. REVAMPED proves that Lovato not only has a seat at the alternative/rock genre’s table but deserves a throne. There are a few standout collaborators on the record, including… Read more »
Your favorite pop-rock duo, Honey Revenge is heading out on their first ever headlining tour this fall! The tour kicks off on November 1st in Las Vegas, NV and runs through November 26th in Anaheim, CA. They will hit cities like St. Louis, Columbus, Tampa, Amityville and more. This run is in celebration of the success of their debut album Retrovision that dropped via Thriller Records in June of this year. It boasted many popular singles like “Distracted“, “Rerun“, “Airhead“, and “Are You Impressed?“. The duo also recently collaborated with Magnolia Park on their track “Unholy Heart“. These two have… Read more »