Joe Rivers on a cracking bit of pop that is very much built for the age we live in.
Joe Rivers on Sky Ferreira, Miley culture and one of the best singles of the decade so far.
A (chart) countdown conundrum for the ages: why isn't Solange a superstar?
Joe Rivers on "an absurdly talented artist who really didn't want to play the game".
Whilst it’s laudable that the good folk at Into The Popvoid seek to give credit to the should’ve-beens of this world, it sometimes feels like the actually-were-hits-but-nobody-seems-to-remembers could do with […]
Given the success of Fancy and Boom Clap, it’s hard to believe that not so long ago, Charli XCX’s pop career was in danger of fizzling out before it had […]
For about half an hour in 2004, Joy Zipper threatened to be the band most likely to. They were featured in the NME as ones to watch, and their debut […]
Given that they only ever had moderate success in the UK, it may surprise you to learn that blue-eyed soul outfit Hall & Oates are the biggest selling duo of […]
Thanks to the wonderful gift of hindsight, we can now see that the turn of the century was an extraordinarily fertile time for American R&B. Acts such as Aaliyah, […]
When the lads down at CERN have finished with that Hadron Collider business they might want to turn their attention to more pressing matters, namely the inexplicable commercial failure of […]
Anyone who doubts that pop music is an ageist industry just needs to look at the criticism Madonna faces on an almost daily basis. Sure, her albums don’t sell as […]