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The Drop: Your Guide To New Music Friday Featuring Baio & Bien

Posted by on June 24, 2017 at 1:06 am
The Drop: Alma & Dej Loaf

The Drop: Alma & Dej Loaf Your guide to New Music Friday featuring bangers from Alma and Dej Loaf. MORE >> Fridays can be overwhelming for pop fans. Every week you’re bombarded with a glut of new music, which can lead to ear candy falling through the cracks. I’m hoping to circumvent that tragic scenario […]

Someone tried redesigning Ableton Live, and he’s getting lots of attention

Posted by on June 24, 2017 at 1:06 am
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Ableton Live’s dominance over a lot of workflows is unparalleled. But the software itself is looking long in the tooth. There are clearly some features long in coming, and despite some updates, the UI is still largely unchanged since the software’s debut over a decade and a half ago. That’s good in some ways, but […]

BLACKPINK Returns With Shimmery Synth-Pop Gem “As If It’s Your Last”

Posted by on June 23, 2017 at 1:25 am
East Beat: NCT 127 & Perfume

East Beat: NCT 127 & Perfume Your guide to the week’s best Asian pop songs featuring NCT 127 and Perfume. MORE >> BLACKPINK returns today (June 22) with a sizzling bop called “As If It’s Your Last.” The track finds the quartet in a lighter, brighter mood than previous offerings, but that’s all part of […]

Should Have Been Bigger: Selena Gomez & The Scene’s “Hit The Lights”

Posted by on June 22, 2017 at 1:10 am
Flashback: Christina's 'Your Body'

Flashback: Christina’s ‘Your Body’ In a perfect world, Christina Aguilera’s ‘Your Body’ would have been #1 for weeks. MORE >> In this franchise, we look back on songs that deserved a little more love and attention. Selena Gomez & The Scene were on a roll in 2011/2012, landing mega-hits with “Who Says” and enduring karaoke […]

Inside the transformational AV duo of Paula Temple and Jem the Misfit

Posted by on June 22, 2017 at 1:09 am
Jem the Misfit (aka Jemma Woolmore), left, with Paula Temple, right.

Paula Temple and Jem the Misfit are working on the latest iteration of a project about transformation. It melts and fragments, crystallizes and forms, from its rich palette of hybridized techno and ambient textures, sonic and visual alike. And now, it’s set to be involved in some way in transformation beyond just the confines of […]

Katy Perry’s “Swish Swish” Gets A Country Club Martini Crew Remix

Posted by on June 21, 2017 at 1:08 am
Katy Perry's 'Witness': Album Review

Katy Perry’s ‘Witness’: Album Review Katy Perry boldly explores club sub-genres on her banger-heavy new album. MORE >> I really don’t know what’s going on with “Swish Swish.” The track looked set to become the next breakout hit from Witness when it sparked a firestorm of controversy and debuted at number 46 on the Billboard […]

Hanson Calls Justin Bieber’s Music “Chlamydia Of The Ear”

Posted by on June 20, 2017 at 1:07 am
Justin Bieber & Luis Fonsi's "Despacito"

Justin Bieber & Luis Fonsi’s “Despacito” Justin Bieber jumps on the remix of Luis Fonsi’s chart-conquering “Despacito.” MORE >> Sounds like Hanson has been vaccinated against Bieber Fever. The band of brothers responsible for the 90’s banger “MMMbop” got catty when talking about Justin Bieber and the state of modern music during a recent interview. […]

Katy Perry’s Demo Of Britney Spears’ “Passenger” Is Here & It’s Magnificent

Posted by on June 19, 2017 at 1:10 am
Katy Perry's 'Witness': Album Review

Katy Perry’s ‘Witness’: Album Review Katy Perry boldly explores club sub-genres on her banger-heavy new album. MORE >> Here’s a special treat. Katy Perry’s demo of “Passenger,” a song that later graced Britney Spears’ Britney Jean LP, has finally surfaced and it’s magnificent. The track always sounded somewhat out of place on Brit’s much-maligned album […]

East Beat: Your Guide To Asia’s Best Pop Songs Feat. NCT 127 & Perfume

Posted by on June 18, 2017 at 1:11 am
East Beat: G-Dragon & Cosmic Girls

East Beat: G-Dragon & Cosmic Girls Your guide to the week’s best Asian pop songs featuring G-Dragon & Cosmic Girls. MORE >> The world of pop music moves fast, especially for those who enjoy the sounds of the East and the West. Keeping up with the Hot 100 is hard enough, let alone knowing what’s […]

The Drop: Your Guide To New Music Friday Featuring Alma & Dej Loaf

Posted by on June 17, 2017 at 1:08 am
The Drop: Allie X & Starley

The Drop: Allie X & Starley Your guide to New Music Friday featuring pop divas Allie X and Starley. MORE >> Fridays can be overwhelming for pop fans. Every week you’re bombarded with a glut of new music, which can lead to ear candy falling through the cracks. I’m hoping to circumvent that tragic scenario […]