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Occupy Disney Pop

Great piece by Mike Barthel on the Miley Cyrus/Rockmafia video in support of Occupy Wall Street, which makes use of a remixed version of Cyrus’s “Liberty Walk”. Barthel is right in noting that’s there’s no reason for people to be … Continue reading

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Hot 100 Roundup—11/5/11

Justin Bieber—”Mistletoe” #11 Just for the season, Bieber steps out of hip-pop into Jason Mraz/Colbie Caillat/Coca-Cola commercial territory. At least I hope it’s just for the season. Christina Perri—”A Thousand Years” #74 Perri is actually getting better. This is merely … Continue reading

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Hot 100 Roundup—10/22/11

Daughtry—”Crawling Back to You” #41 The hook sticks in your head, but only because you’ve heard it a thousand times already. Fans of this kind of stuff can probably sing along after the first two or three notes, which I’m … Continue reading

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Hot 100 Roundup—5/28/11

Lady Gaga—”The Edge of Glory” #3 Everything I’ve read about this record points out the Springsteen influence (how could it not with Clarence Clemons’ presence?) but I’ve yet to see anyone mention the band who are an equal influence on … Continue reading

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Hot 100 Roundup—12/5/10

Enrique Iglesius featuring Ludacris & DJ Frank E—”Tonight (I’m Fucking You)” #18 Thanks to Cee-Lo Green, “fuck” appears to be the word of the moment, and Iglesius has as much right to it as any, I suppose. But with his … Continue reading

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New this week—7/11/10

Kanye West featuring Dwele—”Power” #22 Listening to West in comparison to most other rap artists is something like listening to Ray Charles in comparison to most other R&B artists of the ’50s; his sophistication, both musically and lyrically, his intelligence, … Continue reading

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New this week—5/23/10

Katy Perry featuring Snoop Dogg—”California Gurls” #2 Unlike some, I’m offended by neither the title nor the spelling, both of which are representatives of a culture that has long since lost it’s power and has already been replaced. Problem is, … Continue reading

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