12 months ago | Pop
Christina Aguilera is a better performer than Beyoncé. I promise that feels just as weird for me to type as it does for you to read, but it's true. This week I was lucky enough to see Beyoncé live for the first time as part of her On...
1 year ago | Point-Counterpoint
[Ed note: Voice Clubs Editor Brittany Spanos offers a counterpoint to this essay. ] The chic thing to do on the internet this week is to moan about Katy Perry's Prism tour backup dancers. According to all the Wendy Whiners out there, because the f...
1 year ago | Music Festivals
I'm a surly bastard, and among the things I hate most are large crowds and what I call "festy cunts " (terrible people who attend festivals like they're following Van Halen on tour). If you also hate music festivals for their attraction to white p...
1 year ago | Usher
Not enough people take Usher Raymond IV seriously these days. A long standing icon of 90s r&b, Usher bridged the gap with pop, subsequently ended up as a judge on The Voice, and is now probably better known as the dude with the open mouthed pose i...
1 year ago | The Hold Steady
Being in a relationship is as much a cultural journey as it is an emotional, intellectual or sexual one. Mostly because you have to "do" things with your significant other, and when you live in a city, a lot of the time "doing" means going to the ...
1 year ago | Pop
I am a big Katy Perry fan. To me she's like a sister. I mean, she doesn't know she's like my sister, I've never met her, but in my heart she's family. Which means that, as her biggest fan, I'm also her biggest critic. I believe Teenage Dream is on...