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Harry Burson


Tuesday, July 7 2009

Michael Jackson and the Death of Monoculture

With Jackson's death, we must also say goodbye to the era when an individual pop star had the power to saturate and unite.


Wednesday, December 16 2009

Ashley Tisdale: Guilty Pleasure

Second-tier Disney star comes up with a belabored, out-of-touch attempt at contemporary pop.

Thursday, December 3 2009

Michael Jackson: The Definitive Collection

Universal Motown cashes in with another redundant compilation.

Monday, September 7 2009

The Compulsions: Been Through Hell

NYC bad boys miss the mark on its new EP.

Tuesday, September 1 2009


Audaciously named Nebraska natives struggle to transcend their influences on their Saddle Creek debut.

Monday, August 10 2009

The Jonas Brothers: Lines, Vines and Trying Times

Despite their best intentions, the Jonas Brothers are unable to produce a credible album in the waning days of Jonas Mania.

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