Articles tagged tin pan alley

‘The B-Side’ Is an Entertaining Study of the American Songbook

This will be one big revelation for anyone steeped in a rock-centric understanding of pop history, and validation for those who treasure the Songbook in all its glory.

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Progressive Sounds: Technology and Innovation in Indie Music

Indie is not characterized by a particular business practice, sonic trait, or listening habit alone, but rather as an approach that relies on innovative uses of technology.

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Verse-Chorus-Verse: Carole King - “Home Again”

An earlier version of this post appeared on pcmunoz.com on August 16, 2005 “Home Again”—Carole King Written by Carole King From Tapestry (Sony, 1971) Though “It’

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8 Oct 2007 // 9:59 PM

The House That George Built by Wilfrid Sheed

By the 1950s, the golden age of popular music was just about over. America "wasn't a listening nation anymore," writes Wilfrid Sheed, but a televisual "shaking, rattling and rolling one."

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The Best and Worst Films of Spring 2015

// Short Ends and Leader

"January through April is a time typically made up of award season leftovers, pre-summer spectacle, and more than a few throwaways. Here are PopMatters' choices for the best and worst of the last four months.

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