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The Week In Pop

When Bygone Pop Stars Attempt An Indie Reboot

When Michelle Branch announced her comeback album at the outset of this year, the name was familiar, but so was the maneuver. Branch, a 33-year-old…
Chris DeVille | March 30, 2017 - 11:31 am

The Week In Pop

Movie Musical Soundtracks Have The Charts Feeling Like La La Land

This is one of my more controversial views, a position so conservative some might call it retrograde, but in light of this past week’s events…
Chris DeVille | January 26, 2017 - 2:27 pm

The Week In Pop

The 2017 State Of Pop Address

Pop music is fluid. Like any vibrant creative field, it exists in a constant state of flux. It has to, or else it would cross…
Chris DeVille | January 5, 2017 - 10:45 am

More Major Lazer stories

Major Lazer – “Run Up” (Feat. PARTYNEXTDOOR & Nicki Minaj) Video

Major Lazer released the Nicki Minaj x PARTYNEXDOOR collab "Run Up" back in January, and today the song's getting the video treatment. In the clip,…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 12, 2017 - 12:32 pm

The Week In Pop

Movie Musical Soundtracks Have The Charts Feeling Like La La Land

This is one of my more controversial views, a position so conservative some might call it retrograde, but in light of this past week’s events…
Chris DeVille | January 26, 2017 - 2:27 pm

Major Lazer – “Run Up” (Feat. PARTYNEXTDOOR & Nicki Minaj)

The rise of the producer as a lead artist continues: Major Lazer are back with another aspiring blockbuster single. "Run Up" sets PARTYNEXTDOOR's singing and…
Chris DeVille | January 26, 2017 - 11:08 am

Major Lazer & Showtek – “Believer” Video

Back in September, immediately after taking over the world with the Justin Bieber collab "Cold Water," Diplo's Major Lazer project teamed up with the Dutch…
Tom Breihan | January 3, 2017 - 8:53 am

Major Lazer Remixes The Year’s Biggest Hits For YouTube’s Rewind 2016 Video

YouTube Rewind is a recap of the year's most popular music and memes, and it's set to an original Major Lazer composition/remix that incorporates songs…
James Rettig | December 7, 2016 - 3:03 pm

Major Lazer & Bad Royale – “My Number”

Diplo's Major Lazer crew has teamed up with Caribbean bass quartet Bad Royale on "My Number," a new track built around reggae legends Toots &…
Peter Helman | December 5, 2016 - 9:32 pm

The Week In Pop

Mr. Loathsome & Mr. Wholesome: The Weeknd & John Legend Are Finding Very Different Ways Over Pop’s R&B Barrier

Poor Usher. Poor Jeremih. Poor Trey Songz. R&B's workmanlike radio superstars churn out jam after jam, some of them truly transcendent, yet only rarely do…
Chris DeVille | December 1, 2016 - 4:07 pm

Major Lazer – “Christmas Trees” (Feat. Protoje)

It's officially that wonderful time of year again with Thanksgiving food certainly well-digested by now. That means it's time for the Mad Decent crew to…
Collin Robinson | November 25, 2016 - 1:23 pm

The Week In Pop

We Are Living In The Chainsmokers’ America

When did you realize the Chainsmokers were music's biggest breakout stars of 2016? …
Chris DeVille | November 3, 2016 - 3:26 pm

The Week In Pop

Has Lady Gaga’s Comeback Album Failed Before It’s Even Out?

The world is ready for Lady Gaga again, but Lady Gaga does not seem ready for the world. A day before Gaga's ostensible comeback album…
Chris DeVille | October 20, 2016 - 3:47 pm

The Week In Pop

With gnash, SoundCloud’s Underground Eclecticism Has Found Its Mainstream Poster Boy

The sensitive music bro from your college dorm has not given up his trusty acoustic guitar, but he's also a producer these days and is…
Chris DeVille | October 13, 2016 - 2:55 pm

Major Lazer & Showtek – “Believer”

The last Major Lazer single we got was "Cold Water," which featured Justin Bieber and MØ and has been creeping up the Billboard charts since…
James Rettig | September 30, 2016 - 10:10 am

The Week In Pop

Kanye West, Musical Innovator, Attempts To Transform The Concert Experience

Not long into Kanye West's Saint Pablo Tour stop Sunday night in Columbus, after his floating stage had made its first complete pass across the…
Chris DeVille | September 29, 2016 - 12:35 pm
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