The latest installment of Pop Unmuted digs deep into pop lyrics and analyze's Kacey Musgraves' Pageant Material.
04 Aug 2015
There were many strong K-pop releases in June, but two competitions -- one between major boy bands and one between three exciting girl groups -- dominated the conversation.
22 Jul 2015
To celebrate the one year Anniversary of the Pop Unmuted Podcast, the panel discusses pop anniversaries and the latest single from the Weeknd.
06 Jul 2015
K-pop in May saw '90s revivalism galore, comebacks from major artists, and a long-awaited boy band debut.
11 Jun 2015
Pop Unmuted talks to Dr. Robin James about her book Resilience and Melancholy: Pop Music, Feminism, Neoliberalism and Rihanna's latest hit "American Oxygen".
03 Jun 2015
Comebacks from two major boy bands and exciting tracks from newer female artists highlighted the month of April for the K-pop genre.
11 May 2015
The latest installment of Pop Unmuted talks about pop artists who are far into their careers, starting with the latest Brian Wilson album. No Pier Pressure.
27 Apr 2015
Episode 10 of Pop Unmuted looks at legendary pop producer/songwriter Max Martin, his 30 year career, and his latest hit with Ellie Goulding's "Love Me Like You Do."
01 Apr 2015
As K-pop continues to regain its even footing after its turbulent 2014, artists this month have taken to somber music and black and white videos.
16 Mar 2015
On Episode 9 of Pop Unmuted, we talk about the differences between Korean pop and Western pop, and the new 4Minute single "Crazy".
02 Mar 2015
After K-pop's dark and turbulent 2014, January 2015 may have marked the beginning of a new direction for the industry.
16 Feb 2015
On Episode 8 of Pop Unmuted, we talk about the importance of charts both Billboard and the new collaboration between Rihanna, Kanye West, and Paul McCartney, "Four Five Seconds".
02 Feb 2015
In 2014, former Semisonic frontman and "Someone Like You" scribe Dan Wilson released a solo album, re-released his pre-Semisonic band Trip Shakespeare's albums, and challenged his fans about the fact that a song, in fact, can be about anything.
27 Jan 2015
The previous month in K-pop saw veteran artists go solo, rookie groups continue their hot streak, interesting collaborations, and a ton of solid music. It wasn't the most innovative month for the industry, but a lot of great execution regardless.
04 Dec 2014
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