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Every once in a while the entire music industry seemingly conspires to turn an aspiring pop star into an overnight sensation. Sometimes that consensus is regrettable, as you already kno-ow. But occasionally the monolithic promotional machine gets it right, and we end up seeing Tori Kelly’s name and face all over the place. Victoria Lore… More »

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 the ’80s revival had lasted an entire decade and indicated that it was time time to move on to the ’90s. And although the ensuing five years have given rise… More »

The thought came to me in a drug store. Or a department store. Or the backseat of a taxicab. I don’t remember where it was, exactly, except that it was the type of place where, in 2015, one might hear Taio Cruz’s 2010 hit “Dynamite” playing in the periphery. That is to say: anywhere i… More »

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The Week In Pop: Zedd And Selena Gomez Bleed The Same Light

"I want you to know that it's our time/ You and me bleed the same light." That intuitive nonsense is the hook from "I Want…
Chris DeVille | March 12, 2015 - 4:09 pm

The Week In Pop: Fifty Shades Of Grey And The Movie Soundtrack Resurgence

From Saturday Night Fever to Purple Rain to The Godfather, movie soundtracks used to be a major factor on the albums chart. Then, all of…
Chris DeVille | February 19, 2015 - 4:17 pm

The Week In Pop: Stereogum’s New Weekly Pop Column

Welcome to The Week In Pop, Stereogum's new weekly pop column. I'll be here every Thursday with a look at mainstream pop music via essays,…
Chris DeVille | January 9, 2014 - 2:03 pm

Music’s 10 Most Scandalous Live-TV Moments

When M.I.A. held up her middle finger during Madonna's Super Bowl Halftime Show last weekend, she dominated blog chatter for a few days and incited…
Tom Breihan | February 9, 2012 - 4:23 pm

The Worst Super Bowl Halftime Performances Since We Were Born

Once upon a time that thing that's pictured up there happened. It was not really one of the The Worst Super Bowl Halftime Performances. But…
Amrit Singh | February 4, 2011 - 3:17 pm

Christina Aguilera & Le Tigre – “I Hate Boys” “My Girls”

Christina Aguilera's forthcoming comeback album Bionic will feature some cred-boosting guests like M.I.A., Ladytron, Santigold and Le Tigre, who appear on "I Hate Boys." Thi…
jessica | May 25, 2010 - 11:33 am

Martin Scorsese’s Shine A Light Trailer

Mini-flurry of Rolling happenings today: First, there’s news that London-based 7Digital will be the first online outlet to offer the entire Stones catalogue in DRM-free
Stereogum | August 22, 2007 - 3:07 pm

House Soundtrack Features Elvis Covering Christina, Makes Us Collect “Teardrop”s

A few years ago, Hugh Laurie set aside his Steven Fry-collaborating comic past and his British accent to take over FOX (and the Golden Globes)…
Stereogum | August 16, 2007 - 3:33 pm

Lost Recording Of A Christina Aguilera/Neil Diamond Duet

It’s true! As played by Kate Hudson and Will Ferrell, though, for this never-before-aired SNL sketch. Will offers up his hammy Neil imitation (which i…
Stereogum | July 17, 2007 - 10:41 am

Why Does Joss Stone Look Like Such A Whore?

Though we wish we could take credit, that's Esquire's headline to an interesting think piece on the trajectory of many female pop stars: from wholesome…
Stereogum | April 19, 2007 - 3:52 pm

Brett Anderson Covers Christina Aguilera

With Suede done and The Tears taking a “break,” what’s an Anderson to do? Apparently, he’s to take time at the piano and belt Xtina…
Stereogum | December 20, 2006 - 9:37 am