Pop Music

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Learn How To Write A Hit Pop Song

By Nadia Noir We know that there’s a complex science behind making a hit pop single, but Brett Domino takes that theory and condenses it into about a dozen easy-to-follow and basically foolproof steps in […]

07/09/2014

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Pittsburgh Suburb Opening First-Ever Pop Music Hall of Fame

The small Pittsburgh suburb of Canonsburg, Pennsylvania – population of roughly 10,000 – wants to open its doors to the biggest pop artists of all-time by constructing the first-ever Pop Music Hall of Fame.

09/20/2012

Elton John Bashes Today’s Pop Stars, Calls Them ‘Pretty Awful’

Well we’re glad somebody finally stood up and said something. [lastfm]Elton John[/lastfm], famous the world over for crafting a number of great songs of our time (“Your Song”, “Tiny Dancer”, “Candle In The Wind”, “Circle Of Life”… oh […]

10/19/2010

Michael Jackson and Bubbles: The Untold Story (or A Pop Icon Plays with His Monkey)

Behold, The King of Pop. There is no denying that [lastfm]Michael Jackson [/lastfm]changed Pop Music for the better, chaining together beats unheard of with dance grooves deep enough to shake a nunnery. As his life […]

09/13/2010

U2: Heading Back To The Clubs?

It’s okay. Be honest. Pop was not [lastfm]U2[/lastfm]‘s finest hour, was it? The somewhat-cheesy, repetitive thump-thump-thump that was infecting Europe’s dance halls made it into tracks like “Discotheque” and “Do You Feel Loved?” and took […]

08/24/2010