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Tuesday, July 7 2009


My God, could that man dance. Michael Jackson moved like the love child of Gene Kelly and Cyd Charisse.

Pop Star

We lost so much more than another legend June 25. We lost the final man to give us a glimpse into how the world of pop music should be.

Monday, July 6 2009

He Got the Money, I Got the Good Looks

But Michael Jackson and his brothers opened up and represented the possibilities of a wide, wonderful world for me at a most impressionable moment in my youth.

Living ‘Off the Wall’

This is an album so wholly realized in its style and aesthetic that it feels like a continuous loop, infinitely playing in addendum with some blissed out, never-ending dance floor.

Uneasy Lies the Head that Wears a Crown: Remembering Michael Jackson

No case study can come close to approximating the one-of-a-kind wunderkind who became the King of Pop. His story is unique, and will likely remain the triumphant and ultimately tragic cultural touchstone of our times.

Michael Jackson and the Mix

Creating a mix CD is different than listening to an album. Instead of listening to artists tell their stories, you use their music to tell one of your own.

Why the Memory of ‘The King of Pop’ Matters

I hope his effusive childlike enthusiasm gives him access to heaven’s gate, where maybe he can reconstruct the childhood he once lost.

Win the Ultimate Michael Jackson Discography on MP3 (streaming playlist)

Sign up with Lala to receive our Michael Jackson playlist for free and be entered to win a complete Michael Jackson discography on MP3.

The MJ Top Ten Tribute (Features) [5.Jul.09]
Peter Pan Has Left the Building (Features) [5.Jul.09]
R.I.P. Michael Jackson (Features) [5.Jul.09]
My Michael (Features) [5.Jul.09]
When Motown met Michael (News) [30.Jun.09]
‘Thriller’ Was the Apex of Modern Pop (Sound Affects) [26.Jun.09]
Peter Pan Makes a Comeback (Sound Affects) [12.May.09]
Screaming at Chris Cornell and His Critics (Sound Affects) [12.Mar.09]
Chris Cornell: Scream (Reviews) [10.Mar.09]
John Zorn by John Brackett (Reviews) [27.Jan.09]
Left 4 Dead (Reviews) [16.Dec.08]
Michael Jackson turns 50 (News) [28.Aug.08]
Michael Jackson: Thriller 25 (Reviews) [10.Feb.08]
Prince by Morton, Brian (Reviews) [4.Nov.07]
Admiring Oliver Sacks (Sources Say) [19.Oct.07]
Resident Evil 4: Wii Edition (Reviews) [29.Jul.07]
Blaze by Richard Bachman (Capsule Reviews) [17.Jul.07]
Perfect Stranger (2007) (Reviews) [13.Apr.07]
The Lookout (2007) (Reviews) [30.Mar.07]
Damiera: M(US)IC (Capsule Reviews) [5.Mar.07]
Shaun of the Dead (2004) (Reviews) [23.Sep.04]
The Zombies: Odessey & Oracle (Reviews) [31.Aug.04]
Michael Jackson: Love Songs (Reviews) [2.Apr.02]
Michael Jackson: Love Songs (Reviews) [14.Jan.02]
Madonna: Music (Reviews) [19.Sep.00]
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