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Alt-Pop Hit-Makers lovelytheband Are Not That Lovely If We’re Being Honest

Once upon a time what passed for poppy alternative rock was Stephen Malkmus whimpering, "You're the kind of girl I like/ Because you're empty, and…
Chris DeVille | July 5, 2018 - 4:52 pm

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America’s Pop Mainstream Is Finally Making Room For Languages Other Than English

Quick: Who's the biggest pop star in the world? Taylor Swift? Drake? Beyoncé? Justin Bieber? Rihanna? Ed Sheeran? These are all viable candidates, but if…
Chris DeVille | May 31, 2018 - 5:07 pm

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You Gotta Respect Fall Out Boy’s Commitment To Being A Little Much

Fall Out Boy have always been a lot. God gave singer-guitarist Patrick Stump indestructible musclebound vocal cords that cannot be contained, and he fully indulges…
Chris DeVille | February 1, 2018 - 3:56 pm

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The 1975’s Matty Healy Discusses His Drug Addiction, Equine-Assisted Rehab

On the new 1975 song, "Give Yourself A Try," which came out last week, frontman Matty Healy alludes to his struggle with drug addiction in…
James Rettig | June 4, 2018 - 10:26 am

The 1975, Guns N’ Roses Launch Latest Countdown Clocks

Countdown clocks! Everyone is doing them this year. The idea, I think, is that it's just not enough to announce something. If you really want…
Tom Breihan | May 2, 2018 - 9:18 am

Watch Chvrches Cover The 1975’s “Somebody Else”

Chvrches aren't that much different from the 1975. Both bands are from the UK, both make grand and unapologetically hooky festival-ready pop music that nods…
Tom Breihan | March 15, 2018 - 9:52 am

Watch Lorde Cover The 1975’s “Somebody Else” In Paris

Lorde kicked off the European leg of her Melodrama world tour last week, and she's been performing her cover of Phil Collins' "In The Air…
James Rettig | October 6, 2017 - 11:22 am

Parklife Headliners The 1975 Bring Out Manchester Mayor And Police To Honor Terror Attack Victims

Last night, Manchester band the 1975 headlined Parklife, their hometown music festival. Naturally, the band addressed last month's horrific terrorist attack on an Ariana Grande…
Tom Breihan | June 12, 2017 - 10:37 am

The 1975 Announce New Album Music For Cars

The 1975 announced that they're working on a new album titled Music For Cars, which will be out in 2018. The band's frontman Matty Healy…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 27, 2017 - 1:54 pm

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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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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

Best Covers

On The Surprising Endurance Of Sade’s “By Your Side”

Ever since the Nigerian-born, English-bred singer/composer Sade Adu released her 1984 debut LP, Diamond Life, she and her eponymous band have released countless high-charting hits…
Nate Patrin | February 23, 2017 - 10:01 am

The 1975 – “By Your Side” (Sade Cover)

The 1975 are back today with their first new music since one of last year's best albums, the deeply contentious I like it when you
Chris DeVille | February 21, 2017 - 2:51 pm

Dashboard Confessional Cover Julien Baker, Sorority Noise, & The 1975 On Surprise EP

Dashboard Confessional have been posing with Julien Baker and raving about Sorority Noise shows on their official Facebook page, and now the '00s emo veterans…
Peter Helman | January 19, 2017 - 10:37 pm
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