Scott Interrante currently pursuing a master's degree in musicology at CUNY Hunter College where he focuses on issues of gender and genre in contemporary pop music. He is the host of the Pop Unmuted podcast.
A Song Can Be About Anything: An Interview with Dan Wilson | 27 Jan 2015 // 8:20 PM
In 2014, former Semisonic frontman and "Someone Like You" scribe Dan Wilson released a solo album, re-released his pre-Semisonic band Trip Shakespeare's albums, and challenged his fans about the fact that a song, in fact, can be about anything.
The Best K-pop of 2014 | 22 Dec 2014 // 8:10 PM
Due to current events, 2014 was largely a rough year for K-pop. Still, these 15 songs represent the best K-pop had to offer this year, both inside and outside the mainstream.
Psy: Chiljip Psy-da | 10 Dec 2015 // 8:30 PM
For his first proper release since the viral success of 2012's "Gangnam Style", South Korean entertainer Psy sets out to prove he can do it again on his seventh album.
Toy Soldiers: The Maybe Boys | 2 Dec 2013 // 4:30 AM
The Americana rockabilly sensibility of Toy Soldiers' The Maybe Boys instantly transports you to an old barn that has been converted to a dance bar where you've already had a few too many drinks. Recorded "mostly live," the album feels more like a party you're enjoying than a collection of songs you're listening to, which is certainly not a bad thing.
K-pop Round Up: July 2015 | 27 Aug 2015 // 3:30 AM
Summer continues in K-pop with July releases from major artists embracing the heat, fun, and wistful nostalgia that comes along with the season.
Pop Unmuted Podcast: Lyrics and Kacey Musgraves' 'Pageant Material' | 4 Aug 2015 // 4:04 AM
The latest installment of Pop Unmuted digs deep into pop lyrics and analyze's Kacey Musgraves' Pageant Material.