pop-music

The Summer Songs That Are Getting Us Through This Brutal Winter Weekend

Depending on where you live, it’s probably freezing right now. And for that, I’m very, very, very sorry. Because as a native of frigid central…

You’d Be Surprised How Angry John Mayer Stans Are

Not long ago, I interviewed the person behind a Twitter account based on the premise that “pop culture died in 2009.” I wanted to get…

One-Hit Wonders Who Deserve a Second Chance

Has there ever been a pop culture category more ruthlessly defined and more fundamentally inexact than “one-hit wonder”? Pull up Wikipedia’s one-hit wonder list and…

Study Says Pop Music Has Gotten Sadder in the Last 30 Years Because of Men

A new study out of the University of California Irvine claims that while the hits of today are happier and more danceable, those songs are…