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The Week In Pop

“Bad” Girl Made Good: Camila Cabello Is Gonna Be A Superstar

From the moment "Bad Things" was released, it seemed not just inevitable but slap-your-forehead obvious: Camila Cabello was going solo. She was going to be…
Chris DeVille | 2:52 pm

Band To Watch

Artist To Watch: Jay Som

"Jay Som has always been based around the comfort of solitude," Melina Duterte tells me over the phone from the Bay Area, where she grew…
James Rettig | 11:19 am

Sounding Board

On The Surprising Endurance Of Sade’s “By Your Side”

Ever since the Nigerian-born, English-bred singer/composer Sade Adu released her 1984 debut LP, Diamond Life, she and her eponymous band have released countless high-charting hits…
Nate Patrin | 10:01 am

Band To Watch

Band To Watch: Space Camp

Space Camp are a three-piece hardcore band from northern Connecticut, and that’s probably the easiest, most conventional way to describe them. In the case of…
Bruce Hamilton | February 22, 2017 - 3:18 pm

Status Ain't Hood

The Future Of Future Is A Great Rap Supervillain

In retrospect, we should thank the rappers of the world for their restraint. It's been more than four months since the Donald Trump Access Hollywood
Tom Breihan | February 22, 2017 - 12:04 pm

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Vagabon Infinite Worlds

Four tracks into Infinite Worlds, Vagabon's eight-song debut, we get a plot twist. For the first three songs, Infinite Worlds is an exercise in fuzzy,…
Tom Breihan | February 21, 2017 - 11:42 am

List

The 36 Best Odd Future Songs Not By Frank Ocean

The earliest iteration of Odd Future was formed in 2007 although the collective didn't release their first mixtape, The Odd Future Tape, until 2008. Ten…
Collin Robinson | February 21, 2017 - 10:30 am

Premature Evaluation

Premature Evaluation: Sun Kil Moon Common As Light And Love Are Red Valleys Of Blood

Time for some game theory: Mark Kozelek is a closeted Twitter addict. I don't expect to see him get some kind of Ted Haggard-esque comeuppance…
Ian Cohen | February 21, 2017 - 10:00 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

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Stereogum | February 17, 2017 - 4:45 pm

Premature Evaluation

Premature Evaluation: Dirty Projectors Dirty Projectors

Dirty Projectors' first new album in five years is stunningly evocative and wildly inventive, the sort of boundary-pushing album that comes along pretty infrequently. (Bon…
James Rettig | February 17, 2017 - 12:44 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Given the way the current Presidential Administration is finding a new way to slap itself in the face with its own dick at least once…
Tom Breihan | February 17, 2017 - 9:38 am

The Week In Pop

Bebe Rexha Is One More Hit Away From Becoming A Household Name

Do you recognize the name Elwood Edwards? What about Jessica Gomes? Jesse Frederick? If you're an American pop culture consumer, you are probably intimately familiar…
Chris DeVille | February 16, 2017 - 3:47 pm

Interview

Q&A: Sorority Noise’s Cameron Boucher On Grief, Religion, And His Band’s New Album

Sorority Noise's intentions have transformed drastically since the project began in 2013. "We started as a joke," Cameron Boucher says, before quickly acknowledging how dramatic…
James Rettig | February 16, 2017 - 2:00 pm

Status Ain't Hood

Is Chance The Rapper About To Get Corny?

The Best New Artist Grammy award has a fascinating and bizarre history. The Beatles won it. Bob Newhart won it. Bon Iver won it. Bette…
Tom Breihan | February 15, 2017 - 12:49 pm

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Jidenna The Chief

"Classic Man" is such a weird, great song. An ode to dressing and acting in courtly and old-school ways, "Classic Man" rode a sample of…
Tom Breihan | February 14, 2017 - 12:18 pm
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