Posts Tagged ‘Pearl Jam’

Lines, Vines, and Trying Times : The Music of 2009

The biggest story in music this year was the death of Michael Joseph Jackson, the Once and Future King of Pop. Moreso than the death of an individual, the King of Pop’s death signified the end of the explosive, border crossing, iconic, truly global megastar. Six months into a year that saw Pop music deep […]

Rolling Stone’s Taste in Pop Music Makes Us Cry

This ladies and gentlemen is Rolling Stone’s list of the Top 25 Songs of 2009. Based on the contents of the list it seems as if Rolling Stone is trying desperately to balance between the taste of the Blogosphere and the Top 40 without ever fully embracing either beyond the superficial: Though the list as […]

2010 Grammy Nominatons, Less Old And Less Interesting Than ’09

Last year’s Grammy nominations seemed to be a step in a direction more reflective of the Pop zeitgeist (don’t believe us, check out what Pitchfork had to say) but was ultimately plagued by the presence of Robert Plant and Alison Krauss. This year, for the first time in seemingly forever, the Grammy nominations are not […]

Three Weeks Since Blueprint 3 Release Jay-Z 92,000 Copies From Platinum

At a time when no act has gone triple platinum, Jay-Z’s The Blueprint 3 has managed to sell over 900,000 copies in a mere three weeks: Last week’s No. 1, Jay–Z‘s “The Blueprint 3,” slips to No. 2 with 134,000 (down 55%). The set has blown through 908,000 copies in its three weeks on the […]