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What the fuck is pop music? More than any other year, 2015 forced us to grapple with what we mean by the term. Do we mean the word's historical roots in "popular," as one radio DJ helpfully mansplained to me on the phone a couple weeks ago? Do we mean the way these songs sound--big, glittery, sharp, packed with the youthful approximations of exultation and wonder? Or do we mean celebrities superpowers, artists whose...
What do you listen to during the holidays? Christmas music? That one CD your mom won't take out of the minivan? A carefully curated playlist of seasonally appropriate anthems? Any and all music designed to get you feeling good because you now have the holiday spirit? Better question: What do you listen to if this time of year doesn't make you feel good? If your family doesn't fit into a Christmas cookie cutter shape?...

The Cosmos Of Enya

When I was twelve, Enya released her oeuvre-establishing record A Day Without Rain. The album came out on November 21, 2000, went on to sell over 15 million copies, and became the top-selling New Age album of that entire decade. It won the Grammy for Best New Age Album, an honor she's earned four separate times now, and spawned her highest-charting single to date, "Only Time." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7wfYIMyS_dI The song was released in November of 2000...

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