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Monday, October 6 2014

Chuck D: The Black in Man

Chuck D unleashes a brief but vital onslaught of old-school fury; it just might be the gutpunch today's scene desperately needs.


Tuesday, September 10 2013

Jay-Z’s Philadelphia Experiment: The Budweiser Made in America Festival, 2013

Can the white and non-white, racially progressive, pro-gay rights, middle and lower middle-classes embrace a notion of patriotism as much as any other Americans? Jay-Z thinks so, and for the second year in a row, he was right.


Monday, August 26 2013

How to Make Political Pop Without Trying

"Dancing in the Street" did not seek the kind of greatness ascribed to it -- it simply woke up one morning and found that greatness bestowed upon it.


Thursday, October 6 2011

20 Music Videos from the 1980s That Have Aged Well

In this second installment of Sound Affects' retrospective of music videos from the 1980s, we focus on 20 promos that have, remarkably, stood the test of time.


Friday, September 9 2011

Counterbalance: Year One

In this special one-year anniversary edition of Counterbalance, Eric Klinger and Jason Mendelsohn discuss their first year combing through the pop music canon (as determined by Acclaimed Music's calculations of every best-of list available), share a few favorites, and justify a couple items on their expense account.


Tuesday, March 8 2011

Is There a DJ in the House?

If video killed the radio star, some might argue that technology crippled the hip-hop mix masters. Crippled, maybe, but the deejay is not obsolete.


Wednesday, January 26 2011

One Musical Moment in Time: What’s Yours?

It would be interesting to hear back from PopMatters' esteemed readership about the best singular musical moments that you can remember.


Friday, January 21 2011

Counterbalance No. 17: Public Enemy’s ‘It Takes a Nation of Millions’

Hip-hop makes its debut on The Big List with Public Enemy’s meaty, beaty manifesto, and all the jealous punks can’t stop the dunk. Counterbalance’s Klinger and Mendelsohn give it a listen.


Tuesday, October 5 2010

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s Most Infamous Snubs

Fans have made a strong case for the following bands and artists who weren’t nominated this year and aren’t in the hall of fame yet.


Thursday, September 16 2010

Hopscotch Music Festival: 9-11 September 2010 - Raleigh, North Carolina

Well curated, organized and executed, the inaugural Hopscotch Music Festival announced the arrival of a new stop on the summer festival circuit.


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