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slave2thewage
11-26-2011, 08:37 PM
Talk about all the top 40/pop/whatever stuff here. Hopefully without reprisal from dickweeds.

I've seen Britney Spears and Katy Perry in the last month. Britney was DIABOLICAL but Katy Perry was actually very, very good. Also, the last minute of her new video made me tear up.

icklekitty
11-26-2011, 08:39 PM
Take That are back, so I am constantly erect.

slave2thewage
11-26-2011, 08:51 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ahha3Cqe_fk

Amazing, better than your favorites, etc.

slave2thewage
10-26-2013, 09:12 AM
Bringing this back because, reasons. Also, this is my new jam:


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NC1f-mb0jV8

Halo Infinity
10-26-2013, 10:10 AM
I didn't expect to get into Shakira, but I had a feeling that I'd have to check out her older work out first. It took me several listens to get into, but some songs have instantly clicked with me.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TeLvBPSoRzc


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5BzkbSq7pww


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WmJqJL9NFb8

slave2thewage
10-27-2013, 05:57 AM
I really need a new Robyn album.

Halo Infinity
10-27-2013, 06:48 PM
I actually like some Madonna. I think I'm more of a casual fan though, but the songs that have clicked with me, really do click. I'm also a bit surprised to see a lack of an actual Madonna thread this time around.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GsVcUzP_O_8


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GuJQSAiODqI

And while admittedly being far from being the biggest fan of music, and getting into music in the late 1990s, Ray of Light was the first song from her that I actually got into.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a4tD8dy9Reg

Charmingly Miserable
10-27-2013, 06:51 PM
I didn't expect to get into Shakira, but I had a feeling that I'd have to check out her older work out first. It took me several listens to get into, but some songs have instantly clicked with me.


I liked Shakira when she solely Spanish albums but I did have Laundry Service back in the day.

I was obsessed with Marina and the Diamonds during the Family Jewels era. I saw her three years ago. She was hot.

http://youtu.be/dFT36MENAL0

Deadpool
10-27-2013, 11:02 PM
I've never been a big Gaga fan, but I have to admit, I'm enjoying the shit out of her new song with R. Kelly

slave2thewage
10-28-2013, 02:16 PM
As a Gaga fan, this era is a flop IMO. There seems to be really shitty single choices because, judging by the iTunes Showcase, Swine sounds AMAZING.

Totally
10-29-2013, 05:34 AM
Oh - Shits about to 'POP' alright...
fb.com/oneshole

Charmingly Miserable
10-29-2013, 10:46 PM
I will always love this song, forever and ever.

http://youtu.be/BnO3nijfYmU

thevoid99
10-29-2013, 11:03 PM
I like that song too. He should be topping the charts right now in the U.S. What the hell? Why isn't he popular in the U.S.? The dude is fun.

aggroculture
01-19-2014, 03:05 PM
Currently discovering
http://cdn.rap-up.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/rihanna-rated-r-cover.jpg
What a fantastic sound: dark and dreamy and catchy, Rihanna's vocals are amazing. So glad I am finally getting into Rihanna after avoiding her music for the longest time (though I always had a soft spot for Umbrella).

WorzelG
01-19-2014, 03:22 PM
I like that song too. He should be topping the charts right now in the U.S. What the hell? Why isn't he popular in the U.S.? The dude is fun.
He tried..he gave up
http://metro.co.uk/2013/07/24/robbie-williams-my-american-dream-is-dead-3897300/

Halo Infinity
02-11-2014, 05:16 PM
Everything She Wants by Wham! really grew on me a lot more than I expected it to.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yf_Lwe6p-Cg

The same also went for Tarzan Boy, by Baltimora, which I've first heard from Gay Fuel memes at YTMND.com (http://ytmnd.com/). I also liked how it briefly made its way onto Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III: Turtles in Time.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_r0n9Dv6XnY

staleincense
02-11-2014, 05:22 PM
(though I always had a soft spot for Umbrella).
Likewise, I've always quite liked Disturbia...

thevoid99
02-11-2014, 06:23 PM
I still dig Wham! That's one of my favorite songs while my dad adores "Careless Whisper".

aggroculture
02-11-2014, 07:03 PM
This is the best pop song of 2013:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jofNR_WkoCE

kel
02-12-2014, 11:58 PM
what a fun thread.

my favorite record ever is 'cupid and psyche 85' by scritti politti. so pop it's prances.

good call on "everything she wants." ever heard the '97 house mix? fucking great.

aggroculture
04-29-2014, 08:32 PM
Current jams:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pPWcX-16A9Y
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E0CazRHB0so

richardp
04-29-2014, 11:47 PM
I can fucks with this thread.

So that Bangerz show in KC finally got a rescheduled date in August and I couldn't be happier. Only downside is that I'm pretty sure Sky Ferreira won't be opening anymore. But, fuck it, that show will still be amazing. That lineup was the most relevant "POP" lineup of the year, in my opinion. In fact, it's happening like a week after I'm seeing JT. So that's going to probably be the best/most pop infused week of 2014 for me. Only way it could have been better is if Beyonce/Jay Z had been booked in Kansas City. But alas.

aggroculture
05-27-2014, 08:21 AM
Current jams:

Getting into Iggy Azalea, she's kind of stolen Kesha's thunder
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_zR6ROjoOX0

(Culturally-appropriating video):
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cI1A405jBqg

Katy Perry is getting weirder and weirder:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CEUg7OplvIQ

More Rihanna: her vocal performance has incredible power
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KdS6HFQ_LUc

kel
08-21-2014, 02:48 PM
i really love that silly "rather be" song by some band called clean bandit. it's so stupid and so fun, makes me grin and bop around like a moron in my car.

it reminds me a lot of early 90's house pop stuff like cece peniston and crystal waters. it doesn't sound like something that would be a huge hit in the states nowadays, but i'm glad that it's gaining momentum on american airwaves.

Deepvoid
08-21-2014, 03:27 PM
So what do you guys think about this. Thought the video was fun. Not sure about the song.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nfWlot6h_JM

kel
08-21-2014, 03:48 PM
So what do you guys think about this. Thought the video was fun. Not sure about the song.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nfWlot6h_JM
she's great at what she does and seems to evolve in a way that makes sense. this is a fun song and the video's good.

plus she's totes adorbs.

richardp
08-21-2014, 04:18 PM
Yeah I've always found T Swift pretty grating, but fuck it, this song is great.

Also, ummm... the new Charli XCX track is probably my new favorite pop track of 2014.
https://soundcloud.com/charlixcx/charli-xcx-break-the-rules/

aggroculture
08-21-2014, 08:27 PM
True Romance is one of the albums I've most enjoyed lately. Looking forward to the sequel.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TGmM2l39LEs

ambergris
08-22-2014, 05:33 AM
That new Taylor Swift song is rather nice. I don't understand the accusations of racism in the video. It's one of these let's-all-get-together things, and they tried every possible thing to avoid the racism charges. I mean, she's getting lifted by both a black and a white guy...

richardp
08-22-2014, 11:54 AM
That new Taylor Swift song is rather nice. I don't understand the accusations of racism in the video. It's one of these let's-all-get-together things, and they tried every possible thing to avoid the racism charges. I mean, she's getting lifted by both a black and a white guy...

Agreed. There's no way this new video is more offensive and as full of appropriation than every damn thing Iggy Azaelia does.

kel
08-22-2014, 12:07 PM
speaking of iggy ...

http://foodthatlookslikeiggyazalea.tumblr.com

thevoid99
02-01-2015, 11:37 PM
I'm probably in the minority here but I thought Katy Perry was awesome at the halftime show. It was silly and entertaining with some cool production values while Missy Elliot stole the show. I miss Missy. I do tear up when I hear "Firework".

FeedYourHead
02-02-2015, 01:18 AM
I refuse to believe there are people in the world who have the ability to dislike this song. Je refuse!


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UxxajLWwzqY

Also, Lady Gaga's "You and I" gives me chills and hits more feels than most rock bands do for me.

And I am EXTREMELY pleased with the way in which Miley Cyrus has grown up and branched out career/music-wise.

aggroculture
10-13-2015, 11:43 PM
I love Icona Pop!
especially this song:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wywgggaj6cs (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wywgggaj6cs&spfreload=10)



+


Selena Gomez has a new album: Target has a 16-track edition for like $16.99 which I'll have to buy, grrr #hatespecialeditionsbutmustbuy

kel
10-20-2015, 10:14 PM
her record got a four-star review in rs. i'll be checking it out.

thevoid99
10-21-2015, 12:00 AM
her record got a four-star review in rs. i'll be checking it out.

Yeah but it's Rolling Stone, who cares. That magazine hasn't said or done anything of relevance in 20 years.

Mutilated
10-21-2015, 06:37 AM
Any great female vocal electro-pop released this year??

kel
10-28-2015, 04:45 PM
Any great female vocal electro-pop released this year??

peaches's newest is good, but a little off the pop plain.

i'm obsessed with nick jonas's new song "levels." plus he's, like, totally dreamy.

*feeling like a dirty old man*

kel
11-05-2015, 08:51 PM
holy shit, kids. carly rae jepsen's new album emotion is SOOOOO fucking good! a blast from start to finish.

Dream
11-05-2015, 09:12 PM
holy shit, kids. carly rae jepsen's new album emotion is SOOOOO fucking good! a blast from start to finish.

It really is a great album.

kel
11-05-2015, 09:30 PM
It really is a great album.

every fucking song could be a single. i'm beyond impressed. really amazing stuff.

Dream
11-05-2015, 09:39 PM
every fucking song could be a single. i'm beyond impressed. really amazing stuff.

Have you heard the new Grimes album? She has gone pop and it's a great effort.

kel
11-05-2015, 10:05 PM
i've read about her here and haven't seeked her out. she has a collab with janelle monae, so i'm genuinely curious.

cicada
11-05-2015, 10:19 PM
this is a good pop record IMO

https://okwest.files.wordpress.com/2013/10/sky-ferreira-night-time-my-time.jpeg

richardp
11-05-2015, 10:42 PM
Can we take a second to recognize how DECENT the new Justin Bieber songs have been? I'll Show You is really really good.

kel
11-06-2015, 10:34 AM
agreed. we have a sky thread here that i started after the record came out.
richardp i'm still loving "what do you mean?". the year's biggest surprise for me.

richardp
11-06-2015, 01:54 PM
Honestly all four songs have been incredibly surprising to me. Like, I doubt I'll BUY the album or anything, but it might actually get streamed a few times. Something I never thought would happen. I mean, you gotta give the kid credit. He's clearly trying to make something meaningful, and you can't fault him for it.

kel
11-06-2015, 02:24 PM
word.

10 characters.

cicada
11-10-2015, 10:16 PM
This is good too...

http://static.stereogum.com/uploads/2015/02/Best-Coast-California-Nights-560x560.jpg

WorzelG
11-27-2015, 01:18 PM
Anyone here been to see Rihanna live and vouch for it being good? She's playing Cardiff with The Weeknd as guests, I've never been to a full on pop show when they're at the height of their fame (except U2 and the Pop tour). Anyway they're on sale next week so I'll do some Spotify listening this weekend to make a decision

mfte
11-27-2015, 02:24 PM
New Grimes is pretty sweet although I would have preferred the mixing to be a little slicker. Venus Fly, Art Angels, Easily are the jams.

aggroculture
01-13-2017, 09:35 PM
Fave song of the day:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qDRORgoZxZU&spfreload=10

theimage13
01-14-2017, 08:15 AM
I don't know if she's technically "pop" or not, but I'm seriously hooked on Meg Myers right now. I've watched some live videos and.....eh, probably wouldn't ever go to a show. But I'm hooked on a number of tracks on the album "Sorry".

kel
05-21-2017, 07:43 PM
anyone else see katy perry on snl last night? i've never been a fan, never really cared. her first performance, "swish swish," was really awesome. and i love the song, sounds like a house track from 1992. and the kid with the backpack was oddly hypnotizing.

Krazy
05-21-2017, 07:53 PM
anyone else see katy perry on snl last night?.

No audio where I was at, but did see her. What's up with the Miley Cyrus look? Her popularity is huge so don't get why she was going for that look. She has to be aware that would be a topic of discussion.

kel
05-21-2017, 07:58 PM
No audio where I was at, but did see her. What's up with the Miley Cyrus look? Her popularity is huge so don't get why she was going for that look. She has to be aware that would be a topic of discussion.

it was for a minute. i think she looks adorbs.

thevoid99
05-21-2017, 08:00 PM
I read from an article from Entertainment Weekly that part of the reason she cut her hair is that she was going through some personal things in the last few years and she was also upset over some of the political aspects of the world and some things relating to fame. In a way, she's kind of lashing out at herself. I didn't like the first single she did but I still like her stuff.

I also need to commend the guys at Loudwire when I listened to their rant on Linkin Park as they were not dismissive towards pop music as they admit to liking Beyonce and Adele and said some positive things about their music. They also trashed on Linkin Park for not doing anything new to the pop realm with their new record.

aggroculture
06-04-2017, 05:25 PM
OK it's summer, so pop:

Love me some Sia.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CqNp-KXiAHo&spfreload=10


Been also discovering Grimes' Art Angels, great stuff, surprised it took me so long to get into this album:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HpAsOEsamA0&spfreload=10


Neon Jungle. Sadly this band has already split up:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vMIy_PNlAcE&spfreload=10


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3iJeEAZM5xk&spfreload=10


Zara Larsson. I like this song, despite its blatant Rihanna-isms, but can't get into the rest of the album.



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tD4HCZe-tew&spfreload=10

kel
07-14-2017, 02:16 PM
really excited to hear kesha's new album. love the two tracks that have been released.

aggroculture
03-18-2018, 10:27 PM
some of my recent, and not so recent, pop faves:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KDXOzr0GoA4


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k2qgadSvNyU


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PUdyuKaGQd4


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tD4HCZe-tew


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Twix375Me4Q


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nKcKreZJYfI

thevoid99
03-18-2018, 10:44 PM
I do like that Camilla Cabello song "Havana". It's catchy. Yet, I'm baffled by some of the things in pop as I saw a singer named Poppy or something. The song was good but I was distracted by what she was wearing as if she was a big flower or a sun or some shit. I'm like "what the fuck is going on?"

aggroculture
03-19-2018, 09:07 AM
https://media.giphy.com/media/l3q2K5jinAlChoCLS/giphy.gif

kel
03-21-2018, 06:52 PM
I do like that Camilla Cabello song "Havana". It's catchy. Yet, I'm baffled by some of the things in pop as I saw a singer named Poppy or something. The song was good but I was distracted by what she was wearing as if she was a big flower or a sun or some shit. I'm like "what the fuck is going on?"

i really love both singles she's released. i also thought that the artwork for the "havana" single was the best cover art of 2017:

https://i1.wp.com/celebmix.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/camila-cabello-breaks-into-the-uk-top-10-with-havana-01.jpg?fit=758%2C758&ssl=1

re: poppy. i think it's just some really insipid performance art? i don't know as i'm 37, but i don't think it's anything to take seriously as it'll leave the pop lexicon any minute now.