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Thursday, Jul 16, 2009
by PopMatters Staff
by John Schaefer, Ann Powers, Yuval Taylor
WNYC Soundcheck (15 July 2009)

“Artifice in pop music has a long history - from Ziggy Stardust and his Spiders from Mars to Lady Gaga. Today, we look at the new wave of theatricality in music and why sometimes fake is what feels most real. Guests are Ann Powers, chief pop music critic at the Los Angeles Times and Yuval Taylor, author of Faking It: The Quest for Authenticity in Popular Music.”


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