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Saturday Night Live’s 41st season premieres this Saturday with Miley Cyrus holding down joint duties as host and musical guest. (Joint, get it? Because Miley loves weed? Trust me, she’d find it funny.) Although Cyrus has graced the SNL stage before, the next two musical guests, the Weeknd and Demi Lovato, are making their first… More »

Let us begin by appreciating — if not in the “Yay!” sense, at least the “Wow!” sense — that the Disney Channel cash cow behind “Party In The U.S.A.” closed out the MTV Video Music Awards by dropping F-bombs and pointedly proclaiming her love for marijuana, clad in a meme-costume ripped from the pages of… More »

It still feels like summer, but that won’t last long. We’re less than two weeks away from #PSL and before you know it we’ll be wearing flannel. It’s not a moment too soon: unless you somehow avoided all major news (and everything Donald Trump has said) recently, this summer hurt like a motherfucker. How appropriate… More »

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Carly Rae Jepsen – “Emotion”

Canadian pop star Carly Rae Jepsen has been hard at work lately on an intriguing new album called E•MO•TION, and the two songs we've already…
Tom Breihan | June 3, 2015 - 9:14 am

Graham Parker Eviscerates New Singles By Mumford & Sons, Carly Rae Jepsen, & More

Graham Parker was the king of English pub rock in the '70s, and he's still out there doing it. (A weirdly huge portion of Judd…
Tom Breihan | April 30, 2015 - 10:39 am

The Week In Pop: Meet Charlie Puth, 2015’s Most Egregious Rising Star

When Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth's "See You Again" ended the 14-week reign of "Uptown Funk!" atop the Hot 100 last week, a natural first…
Chris DeVille | April 23, 2015 - 11:35 am

The Week In Pop: Walk The Moon Are Our Latest Proof That The ’80s Will Never Die

How many times can the '80s "come back" before we just admit they're here to stay? In 2010, Simon Reynolds wrote in The Guardian that…
Chris DeVille | April 16, 2015 - 4:26 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Last week's 5 Best Songs split the difference between chill and fidgety. The week before that, we had golden pop mingling with blaring bombast. Thi…
Stereogum | April 10, 2015 - 4:53 pm

Someone Mashed Up Carly Rae Jepsen With Nine Inch Nails Again, And We Really Really Like It

A mash-up of Nine Inch Nails' "Head Like A Hole" and Carly Rae Jepsen's "I Really Like You" has no right to be any good…
Tom Breihan | April 6, 2015 - 2:44 pm

Watch Carly Rae Jepsen, Dev Hynes, & Ariel Rechtshaid Debut “All That” On SNL

Carly Rae Jepsen released a new single called “All That” last night just in time to perform it on Saturday Night Live. We knew Dev
Chris DeVille | April 5, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Carly Rae Jepsen, Mumford & Sons Booked For SNL Next Month

Saturday Night Live just announced the details of a couple of next month’s shows. On the 4/4 episode, Michael Keaton will return to host for…
Tom Breihan | March 26, 2015 - 12:12 pm

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

I'm sorry, guys, but I think the new Björk video is pretty boring. I was all set to love it, but I don't love it.
Tom Breihan | March 13, 2015 - 12:02 pm

Carly Rae Jepsen – “I Really Like You” Video (Feat. Tom Hanks)

If you're already sick of hearing about Carly Rae Jepsen's new single, just imagine how sick of it you'll be when the track becomes thi…
James Rettig | March 6, 2015 - 10:14 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Despite David Crosby's protestations regarding Kanye West's talent, Yeezy undoubtedly made one of the 5 Best Songs Of The Week. Again. So did Courtney Barnett…
Stereogum | March 6, 2015 - 5:41 pm

The Week In Pop: Kelly Clarkson’s Edgeless Excellence Continues

Kelly Clarkson started out with negative cred. In 2002, Clarkson became the first winner of American Idol, which made her wildly famous and deathly uncool.
Chris DeVille | March 5, 2015 - 11:43 am

Q&A: Carly Rae Jepsen On Her All-Star Indie Collaborators And Really, Really, Really Anticipated New Album

Following up a juggernaut like "Call Me Maybe" has got to be intimidating. There hasn't been a song like that since, one that was so…
James Rettig | March 5, 2015 - 11:28 am

Carly Rae Jepsen – “I Really Like You”

Carly Rae Jepsen's "Call Me Maybe" was one of the defining jams of summer 2012, but it was the sort of song that screamed "one-hit…
Tom Breihan | March 2, 2015 - 8:41 am

Carly Rae Jepsen Is Recording With Dev Hynes And Ariel Rechtshaid

Carly Rae “Call Me Maybe” Jepsen is recording with Dev Hynes and Ariel Rechtshaid! Let me repeat that: Carly Rae Jepsen is recording with Dev…
James Rettig | January 12, 2015 - 10:45 am

Here’s Weird Al’s New Polka Medley Covering Miley Cyrus, Daft Punk, Macklemore, & More

Stereogum founder Scott Lapatine has noted several times lately that the polka medleys have always been the best part of Weird Al Yankovic's albums, and…
Chris DeVille | July 15, 2014 - 3:51 pm

Here’s The “Call Me Maybe” x Nine Inch Nails Mashup Of Your Nightmares

Someone abused his or her Abelton privileges and layered the vocals from Nine Inch Nails' "Head Like A Hole" on top of Carly Rae Jepsen'…
Claire Lobenfeld | March 5, 2013 - 3:25 pm

Pazz & Jop 2012 Winners

Every year, the Village Voice polls a shit-ton of music critics, ex-critics, part-timers, and bloggers for its annual Pazz & Jop music critics' poll, soliciting…
Tom Breihan | January 16, 2013 - 11:31 am

Dan Deacon Ruins “Call Me Maybe”

Dan Deacon piles "Call Me Maybe" on itself over and over again, creating the most dissonant, harrowing take on Carli Rae Jepsen's hit known to…
Corban Goble | July 5, 2012 - 9:11 am

Rostam Mashes Up “Call Me Maybe” And “Walking On Broken Glass”

In celebration -- we presume -- of Carly Rae Jepsen's "Call Me Maybe" hitting #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart, here's Vampire Weekend'…
Corban Goble | June 13, 2012 - 12:33 pm