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10 Great 80's Guilty Pleasure Songs

June 21st, 2014 12:00pm EDT
Loverboy
The 80's are back in style, for better or for worst, and few things define the genre quite as well as its music. The 80's was probably as a decade responsible for more cheesy pop classics than any other combined, and while some were truly great and classic (see anything from Paul Simon's "Graceland") much of it falls firmly in the "so bad it's good" category.

Here are ten songs that are undeniably catchy but you wouldn't want to admit to enjoying:

10. "All Night Long" Lionel Richie

Lionel Richie had struck radio gold many times in the 1970's, but he saved his most memorable hit for ...
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Alternative Music Spotlight - St. Lucia

June 19th, 2014 1:32pm EDT
Alternative Music Spotlight - St. Lucia
While there is certainly no shortage of 80's inspired synth pop bands out there at the moment, few are as brilliant and purely enjoyable as St. Lucia, the stage name and band of South African pop wizard Jean-Philip Grobler.

The band's masterful self-titled record is filled with tracks that pay tribute to Grobler's Afro-pop heritage, and brings to mind 80's afro influenced pop records by greats like Paul Simon, Peter Gabriel, and Sting.

Every chorus is massive, and tracks such as "The Way You Remember Me" and "Closer Than This" are sublime, filled with pulsing drums, huge harmonized choru...
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Exclusive Video: Peace Mercutio - "Say Something" (A Great Big World rock cover)

June 18th, 2014 10:06pm EDT
If you've ever wondered what A Great Big World's piano ballad "Say Something" would sound with a full band - the fine folks in Peace Mercutio entered the studio to record a live video of the track. If you like the cover, you can download it right now for FREE just by joining the bands mailing address at www.peacemercutio.com.

You can also download the bands music for free over at www.peacemercutio.bandcamp.com.
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OK Go’s ‘The Writing's On The Wall’ Is 4 Minutes Of Optical Illusions

June 18th, 2014 2:53pm EDT
OK Go
OK Go, the boys behind the treadmill music video Here It Goes Again, is once more promoting their music with a very unique video.

The band, who has dazzled us with viral videos involving Muppets and dogs, has put on a four-minute show of optical illusions featuring themselves. Throughout the video for Writing's On the Wall, they walk through odd constructions until they basically disappear or transform entirely – without the use of computer graphics.

What’s more, the entire video is a single panning shot, just like their canine-based video White Knuckles, which has been watched over 16 ...
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Song of the Day: 'Brill Bruisers' - The New Pornographers

June 12th, 2014 10:22am EDT
Song of the Day: 'Brill Bruisers' - The New Pornographers
Indie's greatest super group has finally returned after a long four year absence from the world, and "Brill Bruisers" is the perfect reminder of why the Canadian band "The New Pornographers" does power pop better than anyone else, period.

The track is filled with all of the signature AC Newman tricks, loud, brash guitar parts, intricately layered harmonies, and easily one of the catchiest choruses featured in a song this year.

Neko Case, Dan Bejar, and the whole of the group are also involved in this record, but it's clear that once again Newman is at the helm, and "Brill Bruisers" pro...
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Puff Daddy Is King Of The North In 'Game Of Thrones'-Inspired Music Video

June 11th, 2014 5:01pm EDT
Puffy Daddy
Puff Daddy is hopping on the Game of Thrones hype train with his latest music video, "I Want The Love."

The video, featuring fellow rapper Meek Mill, takes place "in the Swiss Alps" - but it might as well be Winterfell. There, he hangs out with dire... huskies, sits on an Iron Throne of sorts, and cavorts with women we'd describe as Wildlings.

Warning: Profane Language

Perhaps Puffy is underhandedly seeking an appearance on the hit HBO series. After all, Coldplay's drummer Will Champion and Snow Patrol's Gary Lightbody had cameos in the show.

Outside of the Thrones references, its a b...
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Nicki Minaj Goes Soft With 'Pills N Potions' Music Video

June 10th, 2014 3:00pm EDT
Nicki Minaj
Nicki Minaj has turned to slow R&B for her latest single, Pills N Potions, and now the mesmerizing music video has hit the web.

The video appears to be associating drugs with candy (or at least using drugs as if it were candy), as bunnies appear giving pills through PEZ dispensers and evoke the idea of Easter candy. Minaj even puts on bunny ears for a while. She sings, "I'm angry but I still love you / Pills and potions / We're overdosing /Can't stand it, but I still love you."

The video gets surreal as Minaj "cries" metallic waterfalls and sways in front morphing backdrops. The Game ap...
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PSY And Snoop Dogg Enjoy A 'Hangover' In New Music Video

June 9th, 2014 2:16pm EDT
PSY
South Korean rapper PSY invited Snoop Dogg out for some drinks, and the resulting music video has already been seen over 6 million times since its upload last night.

PSY, who became a surprise hit in 2012 with Gangham Style (now YouTube's most viewed video at over 2 billion hits), is trying to keep the trend going and hired Snoop to add some flair to the pulsing track.

The video follows PSY and Snoop as they regret the crazy party they had last night. However after vomiting into the toilet, there's only one thing on their minds: more partying.

Throughout the day they hook up with some ...
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10 Most Overplayed Songs From This Decade

June 8th, 2014 8:00am EDT
10 Most Overplayed Songs From This Decade
"Oh no, that song's on again?" If that how you feel when certain tunes come on the radio and you can't run fast enough to turn them off, congratulations; you have more than likely experienced one of the 10 most overplayed songs from this decade. From Katy Perry to Robin Thicke, some songs are great the first time you hear them, okay by the tenth play, but when you've heard that song for the hundredth time you would rather sit in silence! These 10 most overplayed songs certainly get in your head if not, under your skin!

10. Katy Perry , "California Gurls"

Catchy and wonderful, that's w...
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'The Voice' News Roundup: Adam Levine's New Film Trailer

June 2nd, 2014 12:20pm EDT
'The Voice' News Roundup: Adam Levine's New Film Trailer
It's only been about two weeks since Josh Kaufman was named champ of The Voice Season 6, but the show's coaches and alumni are already making offseason moves. We've compiled the notable happenings for you below in this first June edition of our The Voice news roundup.

Adam Levine's Feature Film Debut Is Almost Here

We're just a few weeks away from seeing coach Adam Levine make his acting debut. Begin Again, in which Adam plays musician Dave Kohl, has its limited release Friday, June 27 and then expands everywhere on July 11.

The cast also includes Keira Knightley as Dave's jilted girlfri...
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