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Beach Slang Are Not Breaking Up

Early this morning, certain corners of social media were abuzz with reports that the cultishly beloved Philadelphia rock band Beach Slang had broken up on…
Chris DeVille | April 29, 2016 - 9:41 pm

Drake’s Views Will Be On Pandora Today

Drake's Views is supposed to be an iTunes/Apple Music exclusive for its first week on the market, but it seems at least one digital service…
Chris DeVille | April 29, 2016 - 2:59 pm

Twin Peaks – “I Don’t Want To Miss You”

Chicago garage rock revivalists and Band To Watch alums Twin Peaks have a new album called Down In Heaven out next month, and in an…
Chris DeVille | April 29, 2016 - 1:26 pm

Lontalius – “Kick In The Head” Video

Talented New Zealand teenager Eddie Johnston produces beats as Race Banyon and makes mournful guitar-driven pop-rock under the name Lontalius. The latter project's debut album…
Chris DeVille | April 29, 2016 - 12:33 pm

Stream Aloha Little Windows Cut Right Through (Stereogum Premiere)

Aloha have always inhabited their own space within the indie rock continuum. They play around with jazz, pop, and post-rock in a way that aligns…
Chris DeVille | April 29, 2016 - 11:12 am

Comments from chris deville

My pre-Premature Evaluation verdict from last night: Was hoping it would change today, but nah.
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April 29, 2016 on Premature Evaluation: Drake Views
Oops, brain fart there. Fixed now, thanks.
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April 28, 2016 on Anna Meredith – “Something Helpful” Video
Also, I agree, none of her other songs have lived up to "Here" so far. But I like "Here" a lot, and it never got a Week In Pop column last year, so this seemed like a good chance to rectify that, seeing as we've already sufficiently covered the week's biggest pop story elsewhere [insert lemon emoji].
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April 28, 2016 on Week In Pop Q&A: Alessia Cara Is Here, There, And Everywhere
It either samples the same Isaac Hayes song Portishead used for "Glory Box," or it directly samples "Glory Box." I've heard it both ways.
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April 28, 2016 on Week In Pop Q&A: Alessia Cara Is Here, There, And Everywhere
Technical glitch. Tech people are working on it.
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April 20, 2016 on PJ Harvey Albums From Worst To Best
I wrote this essay kinda sorta about that back in 2013 circa Deafheaven and Disclosure's big crossover moments
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April 11, 2016 on On Everybody Wants Some!!, Metal’s Genre Problem, & Kvelertak’s Amazing New Album
Love that one dearly
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April 8, 2016 on The 5 Best Songs Of The Week
I think he means it's a huge step up for Sean.
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April 8, 2016 on Hot 97 Summer Jam 2016 Lineup
Hey, you're right, she's not. I must have been thinking of somebody else.
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April 7, 2016 on Fifth Harmony Are Through With Child’s Play