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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 which Kiesza and her posse pull off an…   Read Story »
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 promised it would be the last time we posted about…   Read Story »
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 least seems possible that they'll have another.…   Read Story »
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. Still, in the interest of…   Read Story »
Anna Kendrick is a triple threat — she sings and acts and does that thing with cups — so she was a natural in her first time hosting Saturday Night Live. The series is in a transitional season,…   Read Story »
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 last weekend's Ultra Music Festival, the duo posted the…   Read Story »
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 of rowdy inebriation surrounding many…   Read Story »
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 codified country radio landscape. I hadn't paid close…   Read Story »
Queen Latifah now has her own daytime talk show, and it's been doing well in the ratings despite its apparent lack of a halfway competent soundman. (You should invest in some better sound, Latifah!…   Read Story »
With the irrepressible "I Love It," raucous Swedish pop duo Icona Pop turned last year's underground hit into this year's mainstream smash. Today they wrapped up their highly successful 2013 with a…   Read Story »