One Direction
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We're Not Groupies, We're Band-Aids: How the Fans Loved and Destroyed One Direction
25 Oct 2015 // 9:00 PM

The millions of young women in One Direction's fan base both made the band -- and made sure that they would never be artists in their own right.

The Best Pop Singles of 2012
16 Dec 2012 // 5:20 PM

In 2012, people -- not just kids -- loved pop.


In Defense of Boy Band Mania
2 Apr 2012 // 6:00 PM

With acts such as Big Time Rush and One Direction beginning to achieve pop star success, it's clear that we need bubble gum pop.


One Direction: Take Me Home
15 Nov 2012 // 12:10 AM

These may be the least articulate cads on the pop charts, but their beats speak volumes.

One Direction: Up All Night
15 Mar 2012 // 6:00 PM

Up All Night is a little bit of a revelation when it comes to tweenybopper bubblegum pop in that it doesn’t suck. Really.


Boy bands are back, and they’re doing big business
29 Mar 2012 // 4:35 AM

LOS ANGELES — Hundreds of glow sticks luminesced over the sold-out crowd at Gibson Amphitheatre on a recent Friday night. Prepubescent girls snapped cellphone pictures and

//Mixed media


"No Dollars in Duende": On Making Uncompromising, Spirited Music

// Sound Affects

"On the elusive yet clearly existential sadness that adds layers and textures to music.

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