1. maxi

    robopop 2007-11

    a term i invented last night for a style of music that existed during my teens. i just realised its amazing and not worthless shite as i had originally thought. a kind of bubblegum electro with trance and r&b elements infused. today i want as much of it as i can get. gimme gimme more earliest...
  2. C

    Pop derived from Grime

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  3. B

    What exactly is HAUNTOLOGY to pop music?

    The word 'hauntology' has been throwed around a fair bit, and seems to relate to some post deleuzian body-without-organs concept to music.. I'm figuring it means anything that sounds lost, otherworldly, old, ancient, dead, spooky, etc...Correct? SO you could peg Moby's PLAY as 'hauntology' as...
  4. A

    Will Pop Eat Itself? (Pop Music In The Soundbite Era)

    Wondering what the dissensus crew thinks of this book. Beadle is kinda a rockist popist isn't he? Flipping through it again this caught my eye on pg. 2, "There comes a time in all artistic fields when the tradition of the past weighs so heavily that the only way forrward seems to be to 'rip it...
  5. bruno

    to live and die in l.a.

    a fucking amazing film overall. i saw it with my mum as a kid, we were both devastated. los angeles as a living hell, incredibly depressing. that hazy red heat on the cover is a perfect image of this. but the film is one thing, what does the music do? it takes you on a ride through the slick...
  6. bruno

    xavier naidoo

    how incredibly annoying is this music?? my german co-renter has had a xavier naidoo cd on loop for a few weeks now and it's driving me insane. pure goethe institut pop section material. from the world cup logo to this unbearable shite it's clear that germany has sunk as low as possible (except...