Jill Menze

Single Reviews: PSY, Gold Panda, Amber Hayes, Selena Gomez, Queens of the Stone Age

Single Reviews: PSY, Gold Panda, Amber Hayes, Selena Gomez, Queens of the Stone Age

ROCKQUEENS OF THESTONE AGE"My God Is the Sun" (3:39)Producers: Joshua Homme, Queens of the Stone AgeWriters: Queens of the Stone AgePublishers: variousMatador RecordsJosh Homme and his dust-spewing rock cronies power back with the first single off . . . Like Clockwork, QOTSA's first album in six years. "My God Is the Sun" is an appropriately gnarly, 4/4 monster, recalling their hardest-hitting
Single Reviews: The Postal Service, AlunaGeorge, A Rocket To The Moon, Jasmine Villegas, Tate Stevens

Single Reviews: The Postal Service, AlunaGeorge, A Rocket To The Moon, Jasmine Villegas, Tate Stevens

COUNTRYTATE STEVENS"Power of a Love Song" (3:11)Producer: Blake ChanceyWriters: Jeremy Bussey, Bradley Gaskin, Marcus Franklin JohnsonPublishers: variousSyco Music/RCA NashvilleAfter winning over "X Factor" viewers, Stevens is taking his first stab at the mainstream country market with ballad "Power of a Love Song," about, natch, the power of a love song. The strength behind Stevens' Garth Brooks
Single Reviews: Youth Lagoon, Gold Fields, The Piano Guys, Far*East Movement, Lady Antebellum

Single Reviews: Youth Lagoon, Gold Fields, The Piano Guys, Far*East Movement, Lady Antebellum

ALTERNATIVEyouth lagoon"Dropla" (5:56)Producer: Ben AllenWriter: Trevor PowersPublisher: Royalty NetworkLabel: Fat Possum RecordsTrevor Powers titled his 2011 debut The Year of Hibernation, which perfectly described his intimate electro-pop. Two years later, the Youth Lagoon mastermind has emerged from that wintry headphone isolation: "Dropla" is more organic and visceral, with live drums groundi
Far*East Movement Is Back with More 'Booty-Poppin' Music'

Far*East Movement Is Back with More 'Booty-Poppin' Music'

Far*East Movement, the Los Angeles electro/hip-hop outfit behind such hits as "Like a G6" and "Rocketeer," is looking beyond the dancefloor and hopes to inspire a whole new movement with its latest album, "Dirty Bass."

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