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Interview: Bren Joy Talks About Upcoming Tour Opening for Pink Sweat$ + Leaning into “What Feels Right” on New Music

Bren Joy has such a unique voice, and his artistry has no bounds. Genre is no limitation for him as he combines R&B, pop, and everything in between. It only makes sense, really, that he would be so good at making music when you consider that he grew up in Nashville. There is no denying his stylistic and vocal range. Combine that with his diversity in playing instruments and sharp songwriting skills, and he’s definitely one to watch.

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Interview: ‘Everybody’s Talking About Jamie’ | Max Harwood + Lauren Patel + Jonathan Butterell

Directed by Jonathan Butterell in their feature film debut with the movie adaptation of the musical ‘Everybody’s Talking About Jamie’ are none other than Max Harwood and Lauren Patel.

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Spencer Sutherland Interview: ‘Afterlife of the Party’ + How Music Prepped Him for Acting

Spencer Sutherland stars in Afterlife of the Party alongside Victoria Justice and Midori Francis, and the film premiered on Netflix today. Crossing over from the music world into acting, Afterlife of the Party is Spencer’s feature film debut. I am always a fan of when music meshes with movies and TV, and this is a perfectly suited combination.

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Rob Lowry Interview: “Gossip Girl” Music Supervisor Talks “Threading a Needle” for the Show’s Needle Drop Moments

The highly-anticipated Gossip Girl reboot premiered last month on HBO Max, and one of the most widely discussed aspects of the series has been the music featured in the show! I got to talk to Rob Lowry, the music supervisor responsible for the popular needle drop moments and song selections for Gossip Girl.

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LANCO Interview: ‘Honky-Tonk Hippies’ EP “Was Burst Out Of Fun”

After LANCO released their new EP, Honky-Tonk Hippies, I talked with the band’s Brandon Lancaster about the project and the direction they chose to go with this one.

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Interview: ‘The Last Letter From Your Lover’ Director Augustine Frizzell on Recruiting HAIM for an Original Song + the Soundtrack for the Film

‘The Last Letter From Your Lover’ hit Netflix last week, but before it premiered, I got to talk to director Augustine Frizzell about what it was like working with HAIM, who released an original song titled “Cherry Flavored Stomach Ache” for the film, and her involvement in the curation of the movie’s soundtrack.

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TALK Interview: From TikTok to “Mars”

TALK released his debut single titled “Run Away To Mars” in June after gaining a following on TikTok earlier this year. His voice and persona as an artist are so developed for this to be his first release, and I was immediately intrigued by his style.

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Interview: MacKenzie Porter, The Next Big Canadian Country Crossover

MacKenzie Porter’s magnetic energy is fully entrancing on her songs written with their captivating hooks. It’s not hard to imagine why she has had such great success in Canada, so it’s only a matter of time before the United States catches on to her allure.

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Interview: ‘Gunpowder Milkshake’ Director Navot Papushado on His “Genre Blender” of a Film and Its “Instinctive” Soundtrack

Think about a scene from one of your favorite movies with a song in it. If the scene was powerful enough, you’ll never be able to hear that song again without associating it with that scene in that movie. That’s the power music can have in film.

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Interview: “Genera+ion” Music Supervisors Maggie Phillips + Andrew Brady on the show’s “Eclectic” Soundtrack and Approach to Curating the Songs

Genera+ion on HBO Max does such a great job of featuring a diverse range of music that is a precise representation of Gen Z’s taste in music today. With music from teenage artists and artists from the LGTBQ+ community, there are few shows on TV that feature so much inclusion on their soundtrack, as well as their cast.