Playlist: A Tribute To The Pet Shop Boys

Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe, better known as the Pet Shop Boys, are so much more than your average pop act. Having racked up an unfathomable collection of international hits since the early 80s, this duo has consistently pushed the envelope for what it meant to make commercially viable music by essentially not making it…

The 100 Greatest Pop Songs Of The Rock And Roll Era

Pop music has always been an ambiguous genre. It’s quite easy to pinpoint a song that is “pop,” but extremely hard to come up with a blanket definition, outside of something cryptic along the lines of “designed to appeal to the masses;” “pop” is short for “popular” after all. The gut check is always going…

The 100 Best Songs Of 2013: 75-51

100-76 | 75-51 | 50-26 | 25-1 75. “Breakfast Can Wait” Prince The always enigmatic Prince plays by his own rules. Long gone are the days of elaborate album projects that spawn tour de force pop hits, but the quality of his work is unwavering. His stand-alone single, “Breakfast Can Wait,” is a brilliant example…