By PopMatters Staff
Jewel running, megalomania, acid rap, and sasquatches -- hip-hop continues to surprise in 2013.
By Dave Heaton, Jerrick Adams, and Steve Leftridge
What's going to be most often said or written about the year in country music, 2013? That it was the "year of the woman" in a Nashville that's still a man's world after all. [10.Dec.13]
Billie Joe Armstrong & Norah Jones team up to tackle the Everly Brothers. Yes, you read that right. So how does it all sound anyway? [10.Dec.13]
This was another banner year for Latin Jazz, a genre that is so rich and established that it hardly a subset of jazz as much as a glorious thing unto itself. [10.Dec.13]
It's pitched somewhere between "Disco Duck" and "Dick in a Box" on the novelty song scale, but Ylvis bamboozled the nation with a parody song so moronic it became a Top 10 hit. That is an absolutely absurd accomplishment, and it almost makes me laugh as much as the song itself does. [10.Dec.13]