Artist Interviews

Rachel Platten: So Much More Than ‘Empowerment Girl’

Platten sits down with MTV to talk Wildfire and all the times she nearly missed the boat. — MTV

Frankie Cosmos’ Friendship Guide: An Afternoon With Greta Kline

Exploring the Cloisters while reflecting on life, friends and touring. — Fuse

Dazzled by TEEN: How the Band Escaped New York’s Pressure to Go Their Way, All Day

With their new album ‘Love Yes,’ Teeny Lieberson and her band take a departure from soft, hazy tunes into more synth-driven psych pop. — Noisey, Music By Vice

Cardi B’s Pianist, Chloe Flower, Can’t Stop Laughing At Your Grammy Memes

The performer tells MTV News about her moment-owning ‘Money’ work on the keys. — MTV

Kelsea Ballerini Wakes Up To The Grammys

Kelsea Ballerini talks waking up to Grammy texts from Maren Morris & her one-third breakup album. — Fuse

Eating Ice Cream with Electronica’s Latest Wiz Kid, Big Wild

Jackson Stell jacked in his job, moved to West, and learned to surf. Now his tunes are getting the press repeat treatment by millions. — Noisey, Music By Vice

Get to Know Rockaway Beach’s Lewis Del Mar and Stream Their Newest Song “Malt Liquor”

From Kanye to Bowie to Bob Dylan, the duo pulls inspiration from everything. We talked to them. — Noisey, Music By Vice

Chairlift Talk Moth And Hiding A Secret Code In Their Music

Chairlift tells MTV News about ASMR, New York City and scrapping entire songs just for the joy of rebuilding them. — MTV

That Love: Sixteen Years Strong and The Kills Are Still Best Buds for All Time Forever

Five years and five surgeries later and The Kills are back with a new LP that includes a homoerotic song about Putin, meanwhile the pair are closer than ever. — Noisey, Music By Vice

Mark Ronson & Bruno Mars Might Show Up To The VMAs In Hair Curlers

The mega-producer talks VMA noms for ‘Uptown Funk’ and the secret dance move Bruno gave him. — MTV

Macy Gray Explains How Ariana Grande Collab Came Together & The Memes That Followed

Gray got on the phone us to talk about the collaboration, and how it’s led to the “freshest stuff” she’ll be putting out with her upcoming album. We chat about her work with bringing local young musicians onstage and her three-hour-long conversation with Prince. — Fuse

Lianne La Havas Is Unstoppable

The U.K. guitarist has had an incredible year with the release of Blood, but she’s still on the move. — MTV

Next Time You See Tegan And Sara, They’ll Be Wearing Cupcakes As Bras

‘We’ll have, like, costumes, and be flying around,’ Tegan jokes about going on tour with Katy Perry. — MTV

Waxahatchee Turns Personal Pain Into Universal Experience On Latest Album

We talked to Katie Crutchfield about navigating post-breakup privacy, friendships and depression on Out In The Storm. — Vinyl Me, Please

Neko Case Talks New Supergroup Album With kd lang & Laura Veirs

Neko Case, kd lang and Laura Veirs are a trio that’s nothing like Destiny’s Child, but they might just need to borrow Beyonce’s mom this summer. — Brooklyn Magazine

Fighting To Be Found In Translation: The World Pop Of Noga Erez

We talk to Noga Erez about her debut LP, Off The Radar, which we have in our store now on an exclusive blue vinyl. — Vinyl Me, Please

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