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The Week In Pop: Rachel Platten Feels The Power Of The Taylor Swift Bump

Last year, when the likes of "Trophies," "0 To 100," and "How 'Bout Now" proved Drake could score a massive radio hit simply by uploading…
Chris DeVille | July 16, 2015 - 1:10 pm

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The Week In Pop: Nate Ruess Went Solo, Made A Fun. Album Anyway

Andrew Dost got screwed. Last year, when Fun. frontman Nate Ruess unilaterally decided to transform the next Fun. album into his solo debut, he essentially…
Chris DeVille | June 11, 2015 - 3:15 pm

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The Week In Pop: American Idol Changed TV, But Music? Not So Much

Last year, during this column's infancy, I expressed what by then had become conventional wisdom: American Idol is washed up. My primary evidence was subjective…
Chris DeVille | May 14, 2015 - 3:00 pm

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The Roots – “My Shot (Rise Up Remix)” (Feat. Busta Rhymes, Joell Ortiz, & Nate Ruess)

Yesterday, Lin-Manuel Miranda announced the details of The Hamilton Mixtape, the all-star tribute to his hit Broadway musical, which will feature a whole ton of…
Tom Breihan | November 4, 2016 - 9:43 am

Stream The All-Star Single “Hands” Benefitting Orlando Massacre Victims

After last month's horrific mass shooting claimed the lives of 49 people at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, a number of pop stars have teamed…
Tom Breihan | July 6, 2016 - 8:49 am

Andrew W.K. – “I Love The Dead” (Alice Cooper Cover)

Martin Scorsese, Mick Jagger, and Terrence Winter's new HBO show Vinyl is not very good, but at least it's producing some fun covers. Like other…
Chris DeVille | February 26, 2016 - 1:00 pm

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The Week In Pop: Nate Ruess Went Solo, Made A Fun. Album Anyway

Andrew Dost got screwed. Last year, when Fun. frontman Nate Ruess unilaterally decided to transform the next Fun. album into his solo debut, he essentially…
Chris DeVille | June 11, 2015 - 3:15 pm

Nate Ruess – “What This World Is Coming To” (Feat. Beck) (Stereogum Premiere)

Fun. frontman Nate Ruess worked with Beck on "What This World Is Coming To," the latest advance track from Ruess' debut solo album, Grand Romantic.
Chris DeVille | May 31, 2015 - 11:59 am

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The Week In Pop: From The Earliest MP3 To The Latest Britney Spears, A Pop History Of Suzanne Vega’s “Tom’s Diner”

"Tom's Diner" is one of those songs you know even if you don't realize it. Suzanne Vega's signature song -- written about the same NYC…
Chris DeVille | April 30, 2015 - 12:54 pm

Watch Beck & Karen O Cover Lou Reed At The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Inductions

Over the weekend, the late Lou Reed was inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame alongside Green Day, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts,…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 20, 2015 - 12:00 pm

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The Week In Pop: Sam Hunt Brings Hip-Hop-Informed Country To SXSW

It's gotten to where you can't read about Sam Hunt without reading about Drake. Hunt -- a former college football quarterback and philosophy major turned…
Chris DeVille | March 19, 2015 - 1:58 pm

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The Week In Pop: Fifty Shades Of Grey And The Movie Soundtrack Resurgence

From Saturday Night Fever to Purple Rain to The Godfather, movie soundtracks used to be a major factor on the albums chart. Then, all of…
Chris DeVille | February 19, 2015 - 4:17 pm

Amid A Rumored Clash Of Egos, Fun. Claim They’re Not Breaking Up

The band Fun. blew the fuck up in 2012 with the album Some Nights, but they haven't gotten around to recording a follow-up, and they…
Tom Breihan | February 5, 2015 - 10:05 am

Brian Wilson’s No Pier Pressure Features She & Him And Kacey Musgraves, Not Frank Ocean And Lana Del Rey

Following the success of 2011's The SMiLE Sessions, Beach Boys frontman Brian Wilson is releasing a brand new album in April. The artwork above is…
Caitlin White | January 29, 2015 - 11:58 am

Eminem – “Headlights” Video (Dir. Spike Lee)

Spike Lee has only dabbled in music videos over the years, but he still has a handful of iconic clips on his resume: Grandmaster Flash…
Tom Breihan | May 12, 2014 - 9:02 am
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