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Tim McGraw (Courtesy of Nigel Parry)

Behind the Song: Tim McGraw’s ‘Highway Don’t Care’

It’s a moody anthem that serves as the closing song on his 2013 album’ Two Lanes of Freedom.’ McGraw was drawn to it’s “timeless” quality.

01/23/2014

(Courtesy of Mercury Nashville)

Behind the Song: Kacey Musgraves’ ‘Merry Go ‘Round’

“When we were about to pick the first single I really lobbied for ‘Merry Go ‘Round’ because I’m out there every night and I can tell you, hands down this is the one people are connecting with. I’m really glad that was my first thing to say to the world.”

01/21/2014

tiffany

Watch JACK FM On The Red Carpet Of ‘Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit’

We’re not even sure they invite us to these things, but JACK FM got hooked up with red carpet access to the premiere of Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit. Our girl Tiffany asked producer Mace Neufeld […]

01/17/2014

(Alex John Beck/XL Records)

Behind The Song: Vampire Weekend’s ‘Diane Young’

Frontman Ezra Koenig on about how their hit single from the GRAMMY-nominated ‘Modern Vampires of the City’ went through a rough ugly duckling stage until they figured out that vocal effect—you know the one.

01/14/2014

(Courtesy of Capitol Nashville)

Behind the Song: Darius Rucker’s ‘Wagon Wheel’

“When I heard ‘Wagon Wheel’ at my daughter’s high school talent contest, I just thought, ‘Man some day I’m going to cut the song for a record.’ It was one of those lightning bolt things that I can’t even explain.”

01/09/2014

(James K. Lowell)

Behind The Song: Lorde’s ‘Royals’

“I think one of the first lines I wrote from that song,” Lorde told Radio.com, “which was, ‘We’re driving Cadillacs in our dreams,’ was in a diary that I had when I was like 11 or 12, so young.”

01/08/2014

(Theo Wargo/Getty Images)

GRAMMY Gourmet: Josh Homme On His Kinship With Anthony Bourdain

For this installation of GRAMMY Gourmet, we spoke with Homme about his relationship with Bourdain, his favorite recipe (sorry folks, recipe’s secret), and advice for all those aspiring chefs out there.

12/11/2013

(Photo by Valerie Hache//Getty Images)

Gene Simmons Claims He Has A Beautiful Face, Everyone In KISS Is Replaceable

In a recent interview with Classic Rock Magazine, Gene Simmons gave his raw and unfiltered opinion (is their any other mode for the man?) about how long the band will last, his feelings on his […]

10/14/2013

Toad the Wet Sprocket performs at Farm Aid. (credit: Maria Ives)

Radio Feedback: Toad the Wet Sprocket Stalk Local DJ to Play Their Cassette

“My heart was just beating like crazy. Somehow I was thinking, ‘Man, I hope I don’t screw this up,'” Dinning said. “Like I had anything to do with what was going on.”

10/14/2013

(Photo by Al Bello//Getty Images)

Boxing Legend Oscar De La Hoya Opens Up To CBS2/KCAL9′s Rick Garcia About Addiction Struggles

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Boxing legend and gold medalist Oscar De La Hoya has defeated plenty of opponents inside the ring. The demon he continuously faces outside the ring, however, is a different kind of […]

09/11/2013

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