Don’t miss Delta Rae and ZZ Ward’s ‘Fire & Shine Tour’

Delta Rae and ZZ Ward / FIre & Shine Tour

The other night I attended the first of two sold out shows at the legendary Troubadour club for Delta Rae and ZZ Ward's co-headlining Fire & Shine Tour (with supporting act Martin Harley), which kicked off last week. I've been a huge supporter and fan of Delta Rae ever since I came upon their incredible debut album, Carry The Fire (named one of my top favorite albums of 2012). This marked my fourth time seeing them perform live, and they were MORE

PopBytes talks with ZZ Ward

ZZ Ward

Last month, Oregon-raised singer/songwriter ZZ Ward released her premiere album, Til The Casket Drops. Distributed via Hollywood Records, the record marries the sounds of a smoky jazz club, ‘60s girl groups, and contemporary hip-hop beats. And the result is one of the most refreshing and original debuts in recent memory. I caught up with ZZ about the release of her first album, its inspirations and collaborations, her current tour, and MORE

ZZ Ward showcases her debut album in NYC!

ZZ Ward

In 2004, producer Danger Mouse gained notoriety when he decided to release a free viral album that married contemporary hip-hop to classic rock. As bold as it was experimental, The Grey Album took the a cappella vocals of Jay’Z’s The Black Album and mashed them up with instrumentals created from a variety of samples from The Beatles’ 1968 classic The White Album. The result was a richly layered compilation of tracks that not only MORE