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The Week In Pop

SuperM, Summer Walker, And The Eternal Struggle To Measure Music’s Popularity

SuperM are objectively a big deal. The seven-man ensemble brings together members of several prominent K-pop groups: EXO's Baekhyun and Kai, NCT 127's Taeyong and…
Chris DeVille | October 17, 2019 - 2:50 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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I Guess This Is Growing Up: Blink-182 Are Back For Mall Punk’s Classic Rock Phase

Hey you! Out there in the cold, getting lonely, getting old: Everything you grew up on is classic rock now. It's something every generation has…
Chris DeVille | June 30, 2016 - 4:20 pm

More Sesame Street stories

Watch Kacey Musgraves & Lil Nas X Sing Sesame Street Classics On Elmo’s New Talk Show

HBO has just fired up its long-promised HBO Max streaming service. The service has a few new exclusive originals, including The Not-Too-Late Show With Elmo,…
Tom Breihan | May 28, 2020 - 10:59 am

Dave Grohl Does Sesame Street

At this point Dave Grohl is kind of a rock 'n' roll muppet, so it's surprising he's taken this long to appear on Sesame Street.
Chris DeVille | November 12, 2019 - 8:30 pm

Linda Ronstadt, Earth, Wind & Fire Among Kennedy Center’s 2019 Honorees

Singer Linda Ronstadt, funk group Earth, Wind & Fire, and conductor Michael Tilson Thomas will receive Kennedy Center Honors in December for their lifetime achievements…
Peter Helman | July 18, 2019 - 1:09 pm

Bo Burnham Writing Songs For New Sesame Street Movie

Bo Burnham evolved from comedy musician to film writer and director with last year's Eighth Grade. Now, Deadline reports that he's contributing songs to the…
Julia Gray | June 10, 2019 - 10:02 pm

Ratboys – “I Don’t Want To Live On The Moon” (Sesame Street Cover)

There's a new covers compilation out today, with proceeds going to the American Foundation For Suicide Prevention. One of the contributors is Chicago-based duo Ratboys,…
James Rettig | April 13, 2018 - 2:39 pm

Chance The Rapper Stops By Sesame Street

Chance The Rapper is no stranger to puppets -- he did a duet with one in the "Same Drugs" video and they are a regular…
James Rettig | December 12, 2017 - 4:26 pm

Watch Sesame Street Turn “Despacito” Into A Song About Rubber Ducks

The long-running, pop culture savvy children’s show Sesame Street is always up for a parody regardless of if the source material is actually kid-friendly. "Despacito,"
Brian Josephs / Spin | August 22, 2017 - 11:51 am

Someone Made A Version Of The Beastie Boys’ “Sabotage” Video With The Sesame Street Muppets

Spike Jonze's 1994 video for the Beastie Boys banger "Sabotage" is one of the all-time great music videos, a fake opening-credits sequence for a '70s…
Tom Breihan | July 6, 2017 - 9:55 am


“These Guys Rocked The House”: 10 Surreal Moments When ’90s Rock Met Mainstream TV

It's Weird '90s Week on Stereogum. All week long we're looking at the strangest musical moments and trends of the decade. Check out more here.
Adrien Begrand | May 20, 2016 - 10:00 am

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We’re Going To Have To Live With Meghan Trainor Forever, Aren’t We?

"All About That Bass" had one-hit wonder written all over it. The sound, concept, and visual aesthetic were all gimmicky as hell, and even though…
Chris DeVille | March 10, 2016 - 4:27 pm

Preview Chilly Gonzales With German Elmo On Sesamstrasse

Compositional mastermind Chilly Gonzales is set to appear in an upcoming episode of Sesamstrasse, the German version of Sesame Street. Today, he's shared a short…
Peter Helman | December 25, 2015 - 12:08 pm

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How Will Adele’s Astronomical Sales Influence The Music Industry?

Funny story: My sister-in-law was watching TV with her boyfriend recently when Adele appeared, as she has been wont to do this autumn, and the…
Chris DeVille | December 3, 2015 - 4:50 pm