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SXSW Artist Spotlight: Alice Skye

March 21, 2021 by

360°Sound caught up with Alice Skye, an up-and-coming Aboriginal artist based in Melbourne, Australia. When we spoke with the 25-year-old singer-songwriter via Zoom, she had just wrapped a tour with legendary Australian rock band Midnight Oil, best known stateside for their 1987 smash “Beds Are Burning.” Skye features on the song “Terror Australia” from Midnight […]

‘Demi Lovato: Dancing with the Devil’ SXSW Q&A Highlights

March 17, 2021 by

360°Sound tuned in to the Q&A following the SXSW premiere of the YouTube original docuseries Demi Lovato: Dancing with the Devil. In a Q&A moderated by Variety‘s Jenelle Riley, Lovato, director and executive producer Michael D. Ratner, and Susanne Daniels, YouTube’s Global Head of Original Content, discussed the new doc exploring the traumas that led […]

Author Talk: Clint Brownlee on Pearl Jam’s Vs.

March 10, 2021 by

In a new 33 1/3 book, author Clint Brownlee gives the definitive account of Pearl Jam’s second album, Vs. The follow-up to Ten sold a jaw-dropping 950,000 copies in its first week of release in October 1993. The grunge classic spawned the hit singles “Daughter,” “Go,” “Animal,” and “Dissident.” Brownlee, who works as a copywriter, has […]

Author Talk: Oli Freke on ‘Synthesizer Evolution’

February 26, 2021 by

360°Sound caught up with Oli Freke, author of the new book Synthesizer Evolution: From Analogue to Digital (and Back). Freke is a London-based musician, writer, and artist who has had a lifelong interest in electronic music and synthesizers. As a musician, he has written pieces for TV and has placed a number of tunes on […]

Author Talk – Chronicling Stankonia: The Rise of the Hip-Hop South

February 13, 2021 by

360°Sound recently spoke with Regina N. Bradley, author of the new book Chronicling Stankonia: The Rise of the Hip-Hop South (out Feb. 22 on UNC Press). Bradley is Assistant Professor of English and African Diaspora studies at Kennesaw State University in Kennesaw, Georgia. In addition to her academic work, Bradley writes fiction. Her short story collection, Boondock […]

Author Talk: Clover Hope on the Women Who Made Hip-Hop

February 5, 2021 by

360°Sound caught up with Clover Hope, author of the new book The Motherlode: 100+ Women Who Made Hip-Hop (out now on Abrams Books). The 240-page paperback, which was illustrated by Rachelle Baker, features profiles of Salt-N-Pepa, MC Lyte, Queen Latifah, Lil’ Kim, Da Brat, Lauryn Hill, Nicki Minaj, Cardi B, and many more female rappers. […]

CD Junkies: Collector Louis Garcia

January 18, 2021 by

Do you like good music? That sweet soul music Just as long as it’s swingin’ Oh yeah, oh yeah For this installment of 360°Sound’s CD Junkies series, we caught up with soul and R&B aficionado Louis Garcia. The California native, who now resides in North Carolina, runs the Instagram account @record_collector_nc, where he regularly posts […]

CD Junkies: Collector Jim Farley

January 11, 2021 by

Here at 360°Sound, we’re big fans of the compact disc. We share The Audiophile Man’s view in that we believe CDs aren’t going away any time soon. CDs may be becoming a niche market, but that’s not necessarily a bad thing. Because CDs, SACDs, and CD players are now more focused on a specialized market, […]

Hayley Sales on new tune “It Can’t Be Christmas Without You Here”

December 7, 2020 by

Singer/songwriter/actor Hayley Sales, who spoke with 360°Sound about her music in October, has returned to talk about her new Christmas recordings. Last month, she released her first original holiday composition, “It Can’t Be Christmas Without You Here,” as well as her take on the classic “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas.” Beginning in mid-December, Sales will […]

Springsteen Podcaster Reviews ‘Letter To You’

November 24, 2020 by

In this 360°Sound exclusive, JB Clark, co-host of the popular podcast Bruce Springsteen Sings the Alphabet, shares his review of the new Springsteen record, Letter To You. Since 2016, Clark and Rob Carmack have been releasing episodes on every officially released Springsteen song in alphabetical order, amassing nearly 400 episodes. (Click here to read our […]