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The Week In Pop: Porter Robinson Welcomes Us Into His Worlds

I haven't played video games regularly since 16-bit was the industry standard. I would never choose to watch anime. Most of the time, I don't…
Chris DeVille | August 8, 2014 - 10:31 am
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The Week In Pop: La Roux’s Trouble In Paradise Finds Breezy Ways To Brood

Trouble In Paradise is the sound of Elly Jackson letting her hair down. The La Roux singer's aggressive upward spike of follicles has been combed…
Chris DeVille | July 24, 2014 - 4:21 pm
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The Week In Pop: Presenting The Mid-2014 Pop Superlatives

Seeing as we gave you a mid-year countdown of 2014's best albums so far earlier this week, now seems like a good time to step…
Chris DeVille | June 19, 2014 - 3:41 pm
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The Week In Pop: Miranda Lambert, Lucy Hale, And Country’s Strange State Of Flux

The CMT Awards began with what passes for traditionalism these days: ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons and Dusty Hill, beards out, grooving through "La Grange," a…
Chris DeVille | June 5, 2014 - 4:33 pm
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The Week In Pop: Is Me. I Am Mariah… The Elusive Chanteuse As Ridiculous As Expected?

I was prepared to ridicule Me. I Am Mariah... The Elusive Chanteuse mercilessly. The title is preposterous, obviously; nobody says "chanteuse" except music critics too…
Chris DeVille | May 29, 2014 - 4:31 pm
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The Week In Pop: Ain’t Paramore Fun?

The question is not so much "How did Paramore end up on American Idol?" as "Why did it take them so long to get there?"
Chris DeVille | May 22, 2014 - 4:08 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
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The Week In Pop: Candice Glover And American Idol’s Decline

Did you know the reigning American Idol champion's album is out this week? Maybe the better question is: Do you know who the reigning American
Chris DeVille | February 20, 2014 - 1:11 pm
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Airbird – “Free Mind”

Joel Ford of Ford & Lopatin's solo project Airbird has an EP on the way called Romance Layers, a title that has some bearing on…
Amrit Singh | July 18, 2012 - 4:20 pm

Watch Kanye, D’Angelo, More Play B.E.T. Awards 2012

Last night, BET broadcasted their BET Awards, a ceremony that went down at L.A.'s the Shrine Auditorium and featured a star-studded performance lineup as folks…
Corban Goble | July 2, 2012 - 9:06 am
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Rihanna – “Rude Boy (Blondes Remix)” (Feat. Mariah Carey)

Dense/deeply hypnotic Brooklyn-via-Obelrin beat-duo Blondes turn out Rihanna's Billboard jam "Rude Boy," dialing up the stutter and splicing in a sustained slice of Mariah Carey…
Amrit Singh | August 18, 2010 - 4:09 pm
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“We Are The World,” “Everybody Hurts” Remade For Haiti

It's frustrating when texting "Haiti" to 90999 is the best most of us can do to counter the overwhelming devastation in that country, but that's…
Amrit Singh | February 2, 2010 - 5:03 pm
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New Mariah Carey Video – “Up Out My Face” (Feat. Nicki Minaj)

Nick Cannon did a great job directing this Target commercial video. …
Amrit Singh | January 29, 2010 - 1:12 pm

The 14 Best Band Beefs Of 2009

Maybe it was these tough economic times -- the sinking music industry, everyone downloading shit for free, rising unemployment. Or perhaps folks just are getting…
Brandon Stosuy | December 18, 2009 - 6:58 pm
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Fool’s Gold Get Mashed With Mariah, Remixed By Mad Decent

A few weeks ago, Fool's Gold anchored IAMSOUND's excellent CMJ showcase at Bowery Poetry Club, alongside Golden Silvers, Suckers, NewVillager, etc. A highlight of their…
Amrit Singh | November 4, 2009 - 9:56 am
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Mariah Carey Is Your Boyfriend

Actually, better yet: In the video for "Obsessed," she's pretty much her own boyfriend. You can tell by how she's dressed like a dude and
Amrit Singh | July 15, 2009 - 9:52 am

Today Is Michael Jackson’s Memorial

As with most events in the final act of his life, the King Of Pop's memorial today at Los Angeles' Staples Center comes with pomp,…
Amrit Singh | July 7, 2009 - 12:26 pm
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New Mariah Carey Video (Feat. Kenny The Page) – “Touch My Body”

Evidently having an album title that references Einstein (which is so blasphemous 'cause Albert really did have much better hair) wasn't offbeat enough for Mariah…
Amrit Singh | February 27, 2008 - 2:16 pm
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Guilt By Association

The freak folk tribute to Madonna may or may not qualify as an endeavor indulging a guilty pleasure for a few of the participating freaky…
Stereogum | May 7, 2007 - 7:21 pm
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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
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