Ellie Goulding believes in karma. "You should really treat others the way you want to be treated," the British songbird said. "I use that as a general rule in my life."
When we spoke, Nikka Costa was in the midst of coordinating rehearsals with her band, gearing up for her United States tour in support of her newly released EP, Pro*Whoa! The goal, Costa said, is to release a series of EPs rather than go the typical full-length album route.
Though it may not be noticeable, the beginnings of dream pop quartet Wild Beasts front man Hayden Thorpe's musical career started in an unlikely place - sitting in the back of his nanny's car while listening to 90's dance music.
The three women in Mountain Man are Molly Erin Sarle, Alexandra Sauser-Monnig and Amelia Randall Meath. Their names are not simple, but their music is.
A few months back, the New York Times ran an odd story about a mystery captivating the city of Miami.