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John Goodman's Weight Loss (video)

For those of us who were worried that the ever-endearing John Goodman would soon jump on celebrity death craze bandwagon, you can put your concerns to rest. A shockingly slim and sober Goodman appeared on The Late Show with David Letterman this week to discuss his new healthy lifestyle, and presumably a project of some sort. Goodman said he was pushing 400 at his peak and cites quitting drinking as the source of his success. Goodman's target weight? "30 pounds". It's good to know he'll be around for awhile.

The 10 Best Electropop Albums of 2019

From bubbly, perky synthpop to the deepest of darkwave, electropop in 2019 reflected the general malaise by forging the brightest of pop to forget the bad times on the one hand, and embracing downtempo textures and moods on the other.

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Codeine Club Music: 10 Sizzurp Rappers and Their Lean Lyrics

Southern Houston rappers put a twist on old blues musicians' mix of cough syrup and booze and stirred it up into a more dangerous concoction. Here are 10 rappers who took the brew from their double-cups and dropped the purple drank / sizzurp / Texas tea / "lean" into their lyrics to mixed effect.

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Brits in Hot Weather #19

This week we have shadowy trap from Jordan Comolli, grime infused techno from Barney Lister, eclectic indie from Weird Milk, lo-fi indie pop from Tricky Juno, and an absolute belter from Two Tribes.

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The Best Music of 2019

Catch up on all of PopMatters' year-end best music features, including our deep and rich genre lists. Check back each weekday for new additions through to the holidays.

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