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On Lady Wood, Tove Lo’s Warm-Blooded Pop Runs Ice Cold

Tove Lo and subtlety are not natural bedfellows. Two years ago, the Swedish pop singer and songwriter extraordinaire gave us Queen Of The Clouds, one…
Chris DeVille | October 27, 2016 - 12:36 pm

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Lip Sync Battle, “Carpool Karaoke,” And America’s New Wave Of Viral Singing Shows

America is in a state of crisis right now. Police are murdering black civilians with startling regularity and seemingly never facing any accountability. A new…
Chris DeVille | July 7, 2016 - 3:55 pm

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The Chainsmokers Don’t Suck Anymore, I Promise

Two years ago, a DJ duo called the Chainsmokers came blasting out of the gate with "#SELFIE," a soulless electro-house meme-song that soared to #16…
Chris DeVille | February 25, 2016 - 2:40 pm

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President Obama Works Out To Courtney Barnett, Icona Pop, Beyoncé

Our president has some strange musical tastes, and we now have more evidence of just how weird they are. Barack Obama is guest-editing next month's…
Tom Breihan | October 18, 2016 - 1:00 pm

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The Chainsmokers Don’t Suck Anymore, I Promise

Two years ago, a DJ duo called the Chainsmokers came blasting out of the gate with "#SELFIE," a soulless electro-house meme-song that soared to #16…
Chris DeVille | February 25, 2016 - 2:40 pm

Icona Pop & Questlove Cover ’80s Classic “I Can’t Wait” For Target

Earlier this year, Questlove and Charli XCX recorded a cover of Deee-lite's '90s classic "Groove Is In The Heart" for a Target commercial. As Spin
Peter Helman | October 16, 2015 - 9:11 pm

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The Week In Pop: The 18 Most Anticipated Pop Albums Of The Fall

We've been waiting all year for new albums from some of pop music's biggest names, and it's looking like many of them will finally arrive…
Chris DeVille | September 17, 2015 - 4:06 pm

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The Week In Pop: Meet Twenty One Pilots, The Biggest Band You’ve Never Heard Of

Grandpa can keep U2; you can leave Coldplay for Mom; Mumford & Sons are strictly the province of perilously uncool older siblings. For a growing…
Chris DeVille | May 28, 2015 - 4:11 pm

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The Week In Pop: Kiesza’s The Full Package; Her Album, Not So Much

If the house-inflected Canadian pop singer Kiesza seems to have jumped on the post-Disclosure bandwagon a little late, consider that her "Hideaway" video -- in…
Chris DeVille | October 23, 2014 - 3:28 pm

Here’s Buckcherry’s Dumbass Cover Of Icona Pop’s “I Love It”

Back in 2008, Buckcherry tried to game Bittorrent in order to drum up publicity for their latest stupid single. When we talked about it, we…
James Rettig | August 7, 2014 - 8:50 am

Icona Pop – “Get Lost”

In "I Love It," the Swedish duo Icona Pop already have one massive, sweeping, fired-up, zero-subtlety international smash to their name, and now it at…
Tom Breihan | June 23, 2014 - 1:48 pm

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The Week In Pop: Michael Jackson’s Xscape Is Better Than Nothing

Besides deeply personal reflections, there's more or less nothing left to say about most legendary musicians in this age of universal access and infinite information.
Chris DeVille | May 15, 2014 - 3:01 pm

SNL Music Recap: Anna Kendrick Covers Iggy Azalea As The Little Mermaid, Icona Pop Sing About Dongs, And You’ll Never Guess What Pharrell Wears On His Head

Anna Kendrick is a triple threat — she sings and acts and does that thing with cups — so she was a natural in her…
Scott Lapatine | April 6, 2014 - 1:03 pm

Icona Pop – “It’s My Party” (Feat. Ty Dolla $ign)

Swedish pop revelers Icona Pop somehow managed to record a song with L.A. R&B hornball Ty Dolla $ign without learning what he looks like. At…
Tom Breihan | April 1, 2014 - 10:53 am

Miami Seeks To Ban Ultra Music Festival Following Security Guard’s Trampling

The Ultra Music Festival, the Miami dance music bacchanal, went down this weekend, and one deeply troubling event further illustrated the idea that the culture…
Tom Breihan | March 31, 2014 - 9:12 am

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The Week In Pop: Why So Serious, Jennifer Nettles?

My first exposure to Sugarland was the video for "Stuck Like Glue," a 2010 single that injected a shot of unexpected quirk to the heavily…
Chris DeVille | January 17, 2014 - 2:58 pm
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