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Thursday, October 23 2014

Inspired and the Sleep - “Pool Guard” (audio) (Premiere)

It's never out of season for a quality slice of summery beach pop, as the flute-accented "Pool Guard" attests.


Wednesday, October 22 2014

The Voyage Impulse in the Music of Sting

No matter what hat he wears as an artist, the impulse to voyage beyond defines Sting, as do the impulses that compel him to stay.


Jessie Ware: Tough Love

Jessie Ware supplies more late-night soul on her sophomore effort, an album that finds her subtly expanding her much-lauded R&B sound.


Tuesday, October 21 2014

ABBA: Live at Wembley Arena

On Live at Wembley Arena, ABBA deliver a tightly choreographed and wildly enjoyable performance during the height of their powers.


Sunday, September 28 2014

Ariana Grande and the Weeknd Perform Together on Last Night’s ‘SNL’

Pop/R&B singer Ariana Grande was the featured music artist last night on Saturday Night Live.


Monday, September 8 2014

Cookies: Music for Touching

Once you’re finished with this round, you’ll definitely want seconds.


Thursday, September 4 2014

Sondre Lerche - “Sentimentalist” (audio)

"Sentimentalist", the stunning, emotionally wrenching centerpiece to Sondre Lerche's forthcoming pop masterpiece Please, is available to stream through Brooklyn Vegan.


Tuesday, March 18 2014

Kylie Minogue: Kiss Me Once

Kylie Minogue's 12th studio album Kiss Me Once is a case of “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it”, and who’s to argue with that at this point in the game?


Tuesday, October 22 2013

To the Queen, With Love: Donna Summer Revisited, Day 2

Today brings part two of our Donna Summer special. In the clubs and on the airwaves, Summer remains a vital force. PopMatters celebrates the hits that spawned a revolution in dance music.


Monday, October 21 2013

Katy Perry: Prism

Katy Perry is still very much in her songwriting groove with Prism, but the more time you spend with it, the more apparent it is that she's actually stuck in a rut.


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