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The Week In Pop: From The Earliest MP3 To The Latest Britney Spears, A Pop History Of Suzanne Vega’s “Tom’s Diner”

“Tom’s Diner” is one of those songs you know even if you don’t realize it. Suzanne Vega’s signature song — written about the same NYC diner they used for exterior shots in Seinfeld — has been remixed, covered, and sampled so many times by so many musicians that its melody is basically imprinted on our… More »

By: Chris DeVille / April 30, 2015 - 12:54 pm

James Brown & 2Pac – “Unchained (The Payback/Untouchable)”

For the soundtrack of Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained, the former 2Pac engineer Claudio Cueni pulled a Girl Talk, smashing Pac’s vocal from the posthumous throwdown “Untouchable” with James Brown’s “The Payback,” dialog clips from the movie, and triumphant spaghetti-western horns. The end result, entitled “Unchained” is an exhilarating mess, and you can hear it below. More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 11, 2012 - 9:58 am