Portugal. The Man unharmed after tour bus catches on fire

Ahead of a Tuesday night show, the tour bus of recent Grammy winners Portugal. The Man caught on fire in Iowa. There were no injuries and the show at the University of Iowa will go on as planned, according to Rich Holtzman, the band’s manager, who told EW, “Our tour bus caught fire,

Name That Tune: How Interpolations Ruled Pop Hits in 2017

Songwriting analytics site Hit Songs Deconstructed points to a dominant trend among popular songs in 2017: interpolations, both vocal and instrumental. As described by the site, an interpolation is “when an aspect of a previously recorded song is re-recorded for use in a new song.” HSD cites Ed Sheeran’s “Shape