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The Chainsmokers Have Pinpointed Pop’s Absolute Middle And They Refuse To Budge

Fast food, like any vice, is fine in limited quantities. Only when you pound Big Macs regularly, Morgan Spurlock-style, do you really suffer from indulging…
Chris DeVille | April 13, 2017 - 11:15 am

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John Mayer Wants To Win You Back (Or For The First Time)

One of the first songs John Mayer shared from his new album, The Search For Everything, is called "Moving On And Getting Over." Perhaps not…
Chris DeVille | April 6, 2017 - 11:58 am

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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

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You Can Blame These Artists For Influencing The Chainsmokers

The Chainsmokers, the insufferable dance-lite goons who ruled the Billboard Hot 100 last year and whose debut LP Memories... Do Not Open is currently the
Tom Breihan | April 18, 2017 - 10:03 am

Chainsmokers Album Debuts At #1

Welp, they did it. The Chainsmokers' long-dreaded debut, Metacritic's worst album of the year so far, has debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 chart.
Peter Helman | April 16, 2017 - 4:38 pm

The Chainsmokers’ Memories Is Metacritic’s Worst Album Of The Year So Far

Alleged non-assholes the Chainsmokers finally released their debut album Memories… Do Not Open last week. While the jury's been out over the last few years…
Pranav Trewn | April 13, 2017 - 2:21 pm

Filter Frontman Calls Out “Bullshit” Chainsmokers Performance On SNL

Studio 8H, the hallowed grounds where Saturday Night Live happens every week, might be the last place in the world where lip-syncing is considered verboten.
Tom Breihan | April 11, 2017 - 9:17 am

Watch Louis C.K. Burn The Chainsmokers In Their SNL Promo

Big week for Saturday Night Live! Not only is tragicomic genius Louis C.K. hosting again, he'll be joined by pop's reigning overlords the Chainsmokers the…
Chris DeVille | April 6, 2017 - 8:42 pm

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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

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Rap Is Having Another Pop Moment

"Rap is not pop/ If you call it that, then stop." When Q-Tip spoke those words on "Check The Rhime," the most enduring single from…
Chris DeVille | March 23, 2017 - 1:45 pm

Here Is Our Inevitable Review Of The Chainsmokers At SXSW

Welp, I did it: I went to see the Chainsmokers at SXSW. I liked it, too. Don't @ me. …
Chris DeVille | March 17, 2017 - 10:24 am

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Ariana Grande’s Dangerous Woman Tour Feels Too Pequeño For An A-List Pop Star

Ariana Grande was responsible for the best pop song of 2016 ("Into You"). She also had the best pop song of 2014 ("Problem"), and some…
Chris DeVille | March 16, 2017 - 11:14 am

The Chainsmokers Claim “We’re Not Assholes”

The Chainsmokers' entire brand is pretty much this: They make inescapable EDM-pop hits, and they are assholes. That's pretty much it. The latter part of…
Tom Breihan | March 13, 2017 - 9:03 am

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Future Seems Ready To Pop Again

There was a time -- not so long ago, though it feels ancient in terms of internet hype cycles -- when Future seemed destined to…
Chris DeVille | March 9, 2017 - 12:00 pm

Chainsmokers Tie Beatles’ And Bee Gees’ Record For 3 Simultaneous Top 10 Songs

The Chainsmokers, the self-proclaimed "Nickelback of EDM," unleashed the musical apocalypse last week by releasing their Coldplay collaboration "Something Just Like This." This week, the…
Pranav Trewn | March 6, 2017 - 4:19 pm

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“Bad” Girl Made Good: Camila Cabello Is Gonna Be A Superstar

From the moment "Bad Things" was released, it seemed not just inevitable but slap-your-forehead obvious: Camila Cabello was going solo. She was going to be…
Chris DeVille | February 23, 2017 - 2:52 pm
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