Posts tagged pop
Why is “Let It Go” such a big deal?
Anna posed this question, and I think it’s an excellent one: What is up with “Let It Go” and little girls? Why is this song such a blockbuster among the pre-K set? How did it jump the gap from presentational to participatory music? Is it the movie, or the song itself? In case you never interact with pop culture or little kids, this is the tune in question:[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m…
Marc Weidenbaum on remixes
Here are some key quotes. (more…)
Recording Peter Gabriel’s Security
This post was originally written for the Play With Your Music blog.
The South Bank Show’s long 1983 documentary on the making of Peter Gabriel’s fourth solo album Security follows the production of the album from its earliest conception to its release and critical reception, giving fascinating insight into the creative process along the way.[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=scmYG1Pv1_Q&w=6…
Miley vs Sinéad
I don’t know whether you’ve been following the feud between Miley Cyrus and Sinéad O’Connor, and if you haven’t, congratulations on using your free time more constructively than I use mine. But so anyway, the most infamous pop star of the moment (Miley)…