Articles tagged pop

Matt Lande - ‘GLOW’ (album stream) (premiere)

The latest album by the Portland singer-songwriter seamlessly blends pop and alternative rock.

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Young Empires - “Uncover Your Eyes” (video) (premiere)

The Canadian band go for broke on their mainstream-friendly new single.

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24 Nov 2015 // 2:15 AM

Ellie Goulding: Delirium

Captivating, danceable synthpop that Goulding is hoping will take her to the upper echelons of pop stardom.

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Lili N - “One” (audio) (premiere)

The young Italian artist steps out of the movie business and into music without missing a beat.

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Various Artists: To Love the Bee Gees: A Tribute to the Brothers Gibb

Fifteen stylistically diverse artists take on the equally stylistically diverse Brothers Gibb with largely satisfying results.

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Carly Rae Jepsen - “Last Christmas” (audio)

Carly Rae Jepsen's take on Wham's Christmas classic makes for a a minimalist, controlled song.

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The Mastersons - “This Holiday’s No Holiday (Without You)” (audio) (premiere)

Wit, melancholy, and romance highlight this sweet seasonal track by the Americana duo.

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20 Nov 2015 // 2:30 AM

Adele: 25

If you’re not an Adele fan, this album isn’t likely to make you a convert.

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Tracy Chapman: Greatest Hits

Greatest Hits is a worthy endeavor. It’s nice to revisit these songs in a bit of a different context, and if it brings more people to explore Tracy Chapman’s excellent body of work, then it’s a success.

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20 Nov 2015 // 2:00 AM

Paul McCartney’s “War” and “Peace”

Paul McCartney recently re-released two of his albums from the early 1980s: Tug of War and Pipes of Peace, making for the perfect time to reconsider a critical period in his career.

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Sam DeRosa - “I Wanna Love You” (video) (premiere)

This new track by the New York state artist is bound to brighten your dreary Wednesday.

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Stevie B. Wolf - “Alone + Alive” (video) (premiere)

The Colorado artist explores love and heartbreak in his own unique way on his new track.

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18 Nov 2015 // 2:15 AM

CeeLo Green: Heart Blanche

A decent album of pop-soul is dragged down by its three worst tracks, which also happen to be the record's biggest and boldest.

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Mereki - “Dth Buny” (audio) (premiere)

Noise goes pop on this contagious new track by the LA artist.

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Matt Jaffe and the Distractions - “Plastic Tears” (audio) (premiere)

The young prodigy rocks like it's 1978 on his new track.

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Alec Chambers - “Do You See Me” (audio) (premiere)

The young artist enlists a little Nashville help on this lavish new track.

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17 Nov 2015 // 2:10 AM

EL VY: Return to the Moon

EL VY aim to be more than a side project, but this relaxed collection of songs falls frustratingly short of that goal.

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JJ Rosa - “Tonight” (audio) (premiere)

It's not every day you come across a young musician who can evoke Michael Jackson, Chaka Khan, and Nile Rodgers all at once.

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Bela Takes Chase - “Wonderlust” (video) (premiere)

The London singer-songwriter takes to the seaside in her gorgeous new video.

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16 Nov 2015 // 2:30 AM

Grimes: Art Angels

With a healthy boost in confidence and production value, Claire Boucher makes manifest her boundless passion for the manic whimsy of pop music.

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Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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