“All About That Bass” is a great song. It is not a cool song, but hopefully by now we all realize cool is not the same thing as great. Meghan Trainor’s breakout single, which celebrates the sex appeal of larger women, is also not quite as smart or important as Trainor thinks it is — [...]
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Trouble In Paradise is the sound of Elly Jackson letting her hair down. The La Roux singer’s aggressive upward spike of follicles has been combed into a gentle waterslide-like swoop, and her second album — and first without behind-the-scenes bandmate Ben Langmaid — is accordingly looser and less brusque. She has styled herself less like [...]
Seeing as we gave you a mid-year countdown of 2014′s best albums so far earlier this week, now seems like a good time to step back and assess the best and worst of what the pop sphere has given us this year. Our Irrepressible Pop Overlord, Albums Edition: The Frozen Soundtrack How much bigger has [...]
I know it looks like we’re trolling when we acknowledge the existence of the pop star/public pariah Justin Bieber, but if we’re going to post his Chance The Rapper collab “Confident,” we might as well point out the next time the Biebs hooks up with another underground mixtape-rapper type. And on his new single “Looking [...]