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2017 In Review

Perfume Genius Reviews 2017: On The Emoji Movie, The Chainsmokers, Kendall Jenner, Punching Nazis, & More

Ever since his debut in 2010, Mike Hadreas has taken his Perfume Genius project to a new level with each release. Even so, Hadreas had…
Ryan Leas | December 6, 2017 - 2:07 pm

The Week In Pop

On Blue Lips, Tove Lo Continues Her Fall From The Clouds

One of the world's greatest pop singer-songwriters seemed to achieve her final form this year by having drunken sex with a muppet in a music…
Chris DeVille | November 16, 2017 - 10:45 am

The Week In Pop

Can Sam Smith Put Up Adele Numbers This Holiday Season?

Ever since he made the leap from golden-throated Disclosure associate to sulking adult-contemporary torch singer extraordinaire, Sam Smith has caught the same comparison over and…
Chris DeVille | November 2, 2017 - 5:04 pm

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Chainsmokers Infiltrate Dating App

Two years ago, pop stars started to invade our dating apps, and there's really no stopping them now! The dating app Bumble just started a…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | November 29, 2017 - 4:27 pm

The Week In Pop

Can Sam Smith Put Up Adele Numbers This Holiday Season?

Ever since he made the leap from golden-throated Disclosure associate to sulking adult-contemporary torch singer extraordinaire, Sam Smith has caught the same comparison over and…
Chris DeVille | November 2, 2017 - 5:04 pm

The Week In Pop

Poder A La “Gente”: The Latin Pop Resurgence Is On

"Mi Gente" is the perfect name for it, really.
Chris DeVille | October 12, 2017 - 4:00 pm

The Week In Pop

Insufferable YouTubers Are Now Making Terrible Rap Music Too

There comes a time in every adult human's life, should they be lucky enough to live that long, when they must conclude that youth culture…
Chris DeVille | September 14, 2017 - 5:38 pm

Chainsmokers Apologize For Joking That Chinese People Eat Dogs

At this late date, you'd think any public figure would realize that making sweeping generalizations about an entire group of people -- particularly an entire…
Chris DeVille | September 12, 2017 - 9:55 am

The Week In Pop

So, How Are Fifth Harmony Holding Up Without Camila Cabello?

This year's MTV Video Music Awards did not generate a Miley Cyrus foam finger moment. Considering the historically low ratings, I'm not sure anyone even…
Chris DeVille | August 31, 2017 - 5:02 pm

The Week In Pop

On Record And On Stage, Kendrick Lamar Is Taking No Prisoners

The first time I saw Kendrick Lamar in concert, he seemed so small. This was five years ago, when he was opening for Drake at…
Chris DeVille | August 24, 2017 - 4:58 pm

Global Citizen Fest Announces Stevie Wonder, Green Day, Killers, Chainsmokers For 2017 Lineup

Stevie Wonder, Green Day, the Killers, the Lumineers and the Chainsmokers will all play this year's Global Citizen Festival, which takes place 9/23 in New…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 1, 2017 - 8:58 am

Interview

Michael McDonald Picks The Song Of The Summer

Stereogum's annual Song Of The Summer contest is still anyone's game, and who better to assess this year's competitors than Michael McDonald? This fall the…
Scott Lapatine | July 25, 2017 - 9:51 am

The Week In Pop

Can WizKid Conquer The US Pop Landscape He Helped Create?

For the last few years American pop has been sounding increasingly African. As early as 2014, when The Fader broke down "pop music's Nigerian future,"
Chris DeVille | July 20, 2017 - 4:56 pm

After 61 Weeks The Chainsmokers Have Finally Fallen Out Of The Top 10

Our long national nightmare is over. Billboard reports that the Chainsmokers' recent Coldplay collab "Something Just Like This" has finally fallen out of the Top…
Peter Helman | July 10, 2017 - 8:12 pm

Interview

Q&A: Steve Harwell On 20 Years Of Smash Mouth And Coming To Terms With All Those “All Star” Memes

Smash Mouth’s trajectory isn’t like that of any other band, really. They began life as a ska-punk act that broke out with the debut album…
Dan Weiss | July 7, 2017 - 9:45 am
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