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This Week in Pop – April 21, 2022

Welcome to This Week in Pop. This week, Wet Leg debuts at No. 1 on the albums chart, while Jack Harlow's new single reaches No. 1. Short Stack's new album cracks the top ten. Chartifacts for this week's album #1: Wet leg 'Wet leg' -…

Top 20 Modern Rock Singers

Jeff Rosenstock (Photo: Scott Legato/Getty), Pierce Jordan of Soul Glo (Photo: Christopher Postlewaite), Annie Clark (Photo: Emma McIntyre/Getty), Eva Hendricks of Charly Bliss (Photo: Lisa Lake/Getty)Picture: Natalie PeeplesThere are a lot!-->!-->…

Spice – “Recovery”

A few years ago, Ross Farrar, lead singer of the ever-evolving California punk band Ceremony, started a new band called Spice. Spice also includes ceremonial drummer Jake Casarotti, as well as members of Creative Adult and Sabertooth…

How did Blink-182 get its name?

Rarely do legends receive full honors in their lifetime. Yet few music lovers are surprised to hear Blink-182 called a revolutionary pop-punk band. They helped make rock what it is today through the music they created in the 90s…

Yard Act: The Overload Album Review

Comparisons abound for Yard Act's Brexit-era post-punk. It's hard to resist all those bands channeling post-punk history to convey the tension of a fractured Britain while making loud political music safe enough for Edgar Wright and FIFA…

GlobalFEST 2022: 5 artists to follow

Even in New York City - an artistic epicenter with seemingly all the sunny populations spread across five boroughs - world music is under-represented in the arts. Enter GlobalFEST, an annual, non-profit January festival dedicated to…

The real “foreigners”

Loneliness, at one time or another, has played a central role in the lives of many people. Whether it's actual isolation or a fear of it, it influences how people perceive their social interactions and the value of their lives. How…

“It’s a blues cover band”

Paul McCartney didn't hold back his feelings about the Rolling Stones in a new interview. A new feature for The New Yorker notes "the inventiveness of melodies and chord progressions ”as they evolved as a group and how…