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  • Blogs

    December 15, 2010

    Was 2010 The Best Year For Music Ever? Defending Taylor Swift And Hailing The-Dream

    Welcome to Sound of the City's year-in-review rock-critic roundtable, an amiable ongoing conversation between five prominent Voice critics: Rob Harvilla, Zach Baron, Sean Fennessey, Maura Johnston, and Rich Juzwiak. We'll be here all week! Happier times for us all​My friends, It's the confl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2010

    Top Ten Songs Named "Fuck You" Or The Immediate Equivalent

    ​On Friday Cee-Lo debuted a delightful new song with the simplest, most uncouth title possible: "Fuck You." It immediately joined the upper echelons of a surprisingly crowded genre -- from 50 Cent to Pharoahe Monch, the Avengers to Pussy Galore, Lil Kim to Atmosphere, there are lots of songs n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2010

    The-Dream Sold 58,000 Copies of Love King

    ​The-Dream's Love King--by our own Rob Harvilla's estimation, the r&b auteur's "third-straight deliriously triumphant solo album"--debuts at #4 on the Billboard charts this week, selling 58,000 copies of a record that's about a third as good as last year's Love Vs. Money (which, whaddya know, ... More >>

  • Music

    June 29, 2010

    The Brilliant Stupidity of The-Dream

    Love King continues the r&b lothario's streak of making terrible ideas sound like genius