American Idol

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Alex Preston Receives Mixed, But Mostly Positive Reviews On 80s American Idol Performance

After his performance last night, Alex Preston joined Mix 104.1′s Matthew Reid on the night show to talk about putting together his twist on ‘Every Breath You Take.’ ‘When I’m rearranging songs, I look at the lyrics and see what it kinda means to me,’ said Preston. ‘Like this week, I really, really changed the song.’


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Alex Preston: Behind The Scenes At Idol With Alex’s Mom

Alex’s mom, Alice joined Gregg Daniels and Fast Freddy recently to give us a glimpse into what happens when the cameras aren’t rolling and how Alex is handling the new-found fame.


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Alex Preston Blows Idol Judges Away With His “Fairytales”

Preston called in after his performance on Idol to talk with Mix 104.1′s Matthew Reid about how he felt about his song choice.


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Interview: Phillip Phillips Insists on Writing His Own Songs, Won’t Stay Folky hopped on the phone with him to talk about shedding his folk sound in favor or rock, vocal lilting and what all this touring has taught him about putting on a live show.



Can’t Beat Kennedy: Katie From Worcester

Can YOU beat Kennedy? Listener Katie calls in to give it a shot!

Mix 104.1–03/28/2014

Chris Brown Court Hearing - Los Angeles, CA

Dirty on the 30 – Chris Brown SHUT DOWN In Court!

Chris stays where he is, does not Run It, Jason Aldean is a scumbag, and Juan Pablo is too big for his britches.



15 Seconds Of Fame – Michael Castro | Hold On We’re Going Home

Michael Castro is our 15 Seconds of Fame featured artist tonight. Michael is the brother of American Idol Season 7 contestant Jason Castro. (Talk about a talented family…) Check out his cover of Drake’s Hold […]


Alex Preston performs at the Mix 104.1 15 Seconds of Fame contest to open MixFest at Polcari's in September, 2013. Alex won and went on to play for 40,000 on the Esplanade as well as try out and appear on American Idol. (Mix 104.1 Photo)

Judges Praise Alex Preston’s Idol Performance On Movie Night

Congrats to Alex Preston on another great performance tonight. He absolutely nailed Falling Slowly from the movie Once. When I heard Keith Urban‘s comments tonight, I thought back to a night last summer when I […]



Can’t Beat Kennedy: Jill From Hudson

Can YOU Beat Kennedy? Jill from Hudson calls in to give it a shot.

Mix 104.1–03/10/2014

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American Idol Hopeful Alex Preston’s Mom: Look Where He Has Gone!

Gregg Daniels, Fast Freddy, and Karen Blake spoke with Alice Philbrick, Alex Preston’s mom Thursday afternoon. She was in the audience when Alex made it into the Top 20 on Wednesday night.