It’s one of the most exhilarating, terrifying human experiences: a friendship suddenly accelerating into an all-consuming passion. Maybe you’ve secretly fantasized about it, or maybe it hits you out of nowhere. Either way, sparks fly, hormones surge, and you give yourself over completely to this burgeoning obsession. You feel loopy and elated all the time. More »
British pop-rockers Bastille rose to stardom with 2014’s top 40 radio hit “Pompeii.” They faded out of the mainstream until earlier this year when their 2018 Marshmello collaboration “Happier” peaked at #2 on the Hot 100 charts, making it their biggest American hit ever. And frontman Dan Smith is willing to do whatever it takes … More »
The rush that comes with a perfect pop song is elusive but unmistakable. “Pop music” can mean many things, but there’s a certain kind of monster jam that scans as POP MUSIC in neon lights, the kind that sends euphoria coursing through your nervous system and launches your body onto the dance floor. More »
Poppy British arena-rockers Bastille became worldwide stars with 2014’s “Pompeii,” which got them on SNL, top 40 radio, and a bunch of festival lineups. After a few years out of the mainstream spotlight, they had their biggest American hit ever with last year’s Marshmello collaboration “Happier,” which climbed all the way to #2 on the … More »
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The name “youngblood” has a rich history in pop music. First there were the Youngbloods, the critically acclaimed folk-rockers best known for their 1967 hit “Get Together.” Decades later along came the YoungBloodZ, the Atlanta rap duo best known for their 2003 smash “Damn!” alongside Lil Jon. Many others emerged along the way including Sydney … More »
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Pop music is a crazy industry, even more so in our fractured age. It’s crazy how many songs can be blowing up in some corner of the world, online or off, without ever spilling over into the mass consciousness. It’s crazy how many of those songs actually do spill over without some of us realizing … More »