The Week In Pop

The Week In Pop

Ed Sheeran Finally Becomes One With The Algorithm

The universe has been expanding for approximately 13.8 billion years, and ever since the advent of recorded sound, popular music has followed suit. New galaxies…
Chris DeVille | July 18, 2019 - 1:22 pm

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Rosalía Is Becoming Earth’s Most Exciting Pop Star

At this late date it's rare to encounter music that truly sounds like nothing else, but El Mal Querer pulled it off last year. The…
Chris DeVille | July 11, 2019 - 2:27 pm

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The Simple Pleasures And Complicated Backstory Of Kim Petras

The rush that comes with a perfect pop song is elusive but unmistakable. "Pop music" can mean many things, but there's a certain kind of…
Chris DeVille | June 27, 2019 - 2:28 pm

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Mark Ronson’s New Breakup Album Is Really Good

Where do you go after "Uptown Funk"? The only option is down -- in Mark Ronson's case, down in the dumps.
Chris DeVille | June 20, 2019 - 11:00 am

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Madame X Is The Best Madonna Album In A Long Time

"Hey young people - you're getting older every second. It's what we do. One day someone will tell you to stop and you'll be all…
Chris DeVille | June 13, 2019 - 4:57 pm

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Miley Cyrus Can’t Stop Getting In Her Own Way

Can you believe it's been less than 10 years since Miley Cyrus released "Party In The U.S.A."? The song, which reached #2 on the Billboard
Chris DeVille | June 6, 2019 - 4:30 pm

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Songland Is The Voice For Music Nerds

Here is the genius of Songland: It's every music reality show you've ever seen, but it's also every makeover show you've ever seen. Like the…
Chris DeVille | May 30, 2019 - 3:28 pm

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Jonas Brothers Are Pulling Off One Of The More Impressive Pop Comebacks In Recent Memory

Sometimes you enter into a pop cultural universe late and have to work backwards to fill in the gaps. Maybe you've decided to binge several…
Chris DeVille | May 23, 2019 - 4:32 pm

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Behold The 1975 In 2019

Who are all these people? This was my first time seeing the 1975, and I was shocked at the sea of humanity in front of…
Chris DeVille | May 16, 2019 - 4:22 pm

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Ciara Is Living Her Best Life But Not Making Her Best Music

With all due respect to her formative influences and one-time contemporaries Destiny's Child, Ciara is a survivor.
Chris DeVille | May 9, 2019 - 4:01 pm

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The Time Has Come To Discuss Yungblud

The name "youngblood" has a rich history in pop music. First there were the Youngbloods, the critically acclaimed folk-rockers best known for their 1967 hit…
Chris DeVille | May 2, 2019 - 4:18 pm

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Pink’s Party Is Still Going Strong, It’s Just Taken A Maudlin Turn

Pink has never fit in -- so much so that not fitting in has become part of her personal brand. Despite spending two decades operating…
Chris DeVille | April 25, 2019 - 3:27 pm

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Lizzo Really Is The Whole Damn Meal

"HAVE U EVER SEEN A BITCH PLAY FLUTE THEN HIT THE SHOOT?" It was a reasonable question. It was also a relevant question because it…
Chris DeVille | April 18, 2019 - 2:48 pm

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BLACKPINK’s All-Out K-Pop Onslaught Reaches American Shores

Let me take you back to a moment in the not-so-distant past, a proudly and obnoxiously loud era in pop music history known as the…
Chris DeVille | April 11, 2019 - 12:00 pm

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It Might Be Time To Hang Up On Khalid

"Rikki Don't Lose That Number," "Hanging On The Telephone," "867-5309/Jenny" -- pop music history is strewn with songs where the drama hinges on a phone…
Chris DeVille | April 4, 2019 - 2:27 pm
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