Articles tagged pop

3 Aug 2015 // 2:30 AM

Night Beds: Ivywild

Ivywild is an intoxicating, stunning purge of emotion whose only fault is that it runs a little long.

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Duran Duran - “Pressure Off” feat. Janelle Monaé and Nile Rodgers

Our writers offer up the skinny on the first single, "Pressure Off", from synthpop vets Duran Duran's upcoming new album, Paper Gods, which releases September 11th via via Warner Bros.

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31 Jul 2015 // 2:10 AM

Elizaveta: Messenger

A cocktail of style, skill and beauty, Elizaveta's second album leaves fans wondering if there is anything this singer-songwriter cannot do.

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Meghan Linsey - ‘Believer’ (EP stream) (premiere)

The Voice runner-up undergoes a pop/soul makeover on her new EP, and it suits her perfectly.

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Kopecky: Drug for the Modern Age

Drug for the Modern Age shows Kopecky's ability to repeatedly create instantly catchy indie-pop tracks over and over again, almost to a fault.

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Maggie Trapani - ‘Life of a Perpetual Quitter’ (EP stream) (premiere)

The debut EP by the young singer-songwriter is mature beyond her years.

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27 Jul 2015 // 2:10 AM

LA Priest: Inji

Producer Sam Dust arises as a maverick electronic pop revisionist on his full-length debut as LA Priest.

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27 Jul 2015 // 2:05 AM

Simply Red: Big Love

Big Love come across as a kind of audio time capsule, one that makes the passage of the past 30 years simply disappear.

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Buckner & Garcia Feat. Jace Hall - “Pac-Man Fever (Eat ‘Em Up) 2015” (video) (premiere)

One of the great novelty songs of the 1980s has been revived 33 years later.

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Joss Stone: Water for Your Soul

Think of it as the aural equivalent of a Lego set. One can use the simple bricks in different styles and colors to make something that stands out as special.

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Dani Elliott - “Sinner” (audio) (premiere)

Chillwave, contemporary R&B, and classic Nashville country coalesce on this gorgeous new track.

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22 Jul 2015 // 2:10 AM

Joy Williams: Venus

On her first post-Civil Wars album, Williams sometimes hits the mark perfectly. And sometimes she sounds like she's trying on musical costumes to see what fits.

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Head Over Heart - “Fall Back in Love” (video) (premiere)

The Arizona duo channels '50s pop aesthetics on this charming new video.

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Mizgin - “If I Said I’m in Love (Suicide)” (audio) (download)

The Swedish pop star's latest has immense crossover appeal to North American audiences.

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14 Jul 2015 // 10:22 AM

Taylor Swift Thrills London in a Hyde Park Concert

The biggest pop star in the world lights up London's Hyde Park, both figuratively and literally.

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Anton Fig featuring Ivan Neville - “Inside Out” (audio) (premiere)

David Letterman's longtime drummer steps out on his own with his debut solo album.

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The Modern Electric - “Same Old Haunts” (audio) (premiere)

The Cleveland band returns with a new helping of working-class pop music.

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14 Jul 2015 // 2:20 AM

Aqueduct: Wild Knights

Welcome back to the wacky world of 2000s lonely white guy indie pop. If you weren’t too annoyed by it the first time around, you’ll likely enjoy this 36-minute trip down memory lane.

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Roses & Revolutions - ‘Torch’ (EP stream) (premiere)

The duo step away from singer-songwriter fare and move towards a broader sound on this winning new EP.

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Robin Gibb: Saved By the Bell: Collected Works 1969-70

Ten years in the making, this anthology presents Robin’s first two solo albums with generous outtakes and demos, establishing him as a master of chamber pop.

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