Pop

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Spotify and the death of discovery

May 11, 2019 11:45 am

The service’s algorithms have shaped a generation of listeners who are defined by attention deficit disorder and a fear of complexity and difficulty

michael jackson

It’s shocking how many Michael Jackson fans are still determined to take his side

March 14, 2019 10:12 am

Leaving Neverland and After Life reviewed

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Michael Jackson, smooth criminal

March 5, 2019 10:13 am

The accusations of Leaving Neverland are as grotesque as they are plausible

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Luke Perry and Keith Flint: Gen X-ers from the Lost Age of the Nineties

March 4, 2019 7:06 pm

Nothing that Flint or Perry could do would ever eclipse their Nineties’ output

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Joy Villa: Border wall Grammys dress made people angrier than ever

February 12, 2019 4:37 pm

Camila Cabello seemed to approve though

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Tomi Lahren offers a lot to the world of rap beefs

February 6, 2019 11:12 am

Game respects game

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Steven Van Zandt: Teachers make great audiences, probably because they never get out

December 4, 2018 5:08 pm

Education is now the most important thing to me, and I don’t want anyone thinking it has something to do with politics

buzzcocks

Buzzcocks: the power-pop and the glory

November 27, 2018 10:07 pm

Another Music In A Different Kitchen and Love Bites Deluxe LPs by Buzzcocks reviewed

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They say it’s your birthday? It’s my birthday too, yeah!

November 9, 2018 12:13 pm

The White Album is reissued at 50

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Kanye West is the gift that keeps giving

October 31, 2018 9:58 am

Every time you think you understand him, he does something incomprehensible

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The Kinks’s meditation upon nostalgia, class and loss of Empire sounds like a prophecy of Brexit Britain

October 18, 2018 6:10 pm

There is only one thing wrong with the 50th Anniversary edition of this wonderful album, and that is that it is all too prescient

Thank God for the return of the generation gap in pop

August 9, 2018 7:23 am

Pop was invented for teenagers, and it’s wholly appropriate that it should have outposts that are completely remote to me.