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Tag Archives: 2017

JAPAN CALLING: AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH FEMM

interview by Michael McCarthy A dance and rap duo formed by RiRi and Lulu, FEMM are mannequins who have emotions. They are new icons for TOKYO POP. They can’t talk but can sing, however, so each girl’s agent, “Honey-B” and “W-Trouble”, who look identical to FEMM, always speak for them and have participated...
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#songoftheday = LAURE SHANG: “THAT BRA”


The thing that makes Laure Shang one of my favorite Chinese artists is that you never know what she's going to do next.  You really don't.  In fact, I dare say she's one of the most unpredictable artists on the planet, which, for me, also makes her...
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#songoftheday = SIGRID: “STRANGERS”


If you'll allow me to pat myself on the back for a moment, I'd like to point out that Love is Pop was one of the very first sites to post Sigrid's "Don't Kill My Vibe," which wound up being one of the biggest pop songs of...
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ASK ME YESTERDAY: AN INTERVIEW WITH TOM KEIFER (OF CINDERELLA FAME)

interview by Michael McCarthy Sometimes you wait a long time for one of your favorite artists to release a new album. Sometimes you wait a really, really long time. In the case of Cinderella’s Tom Keifer, I waited roughly 23 years. You see, the last studio album by Cinderella, the criminally-underrated Still Climbing,...
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LETTER FROM THE EDITOR

Hi there peeps! You may have noticed that it’s been a bit slow around here during the past week or so.  That’s because I took some time off from Love is Pop to work on my novel Book of Shadows 4.  That said, I did do a few interviews that will be posted...
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STREAM, STREAM AWAY: AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH MEGAN DAVIES

interview by Michael McCarthy Several years ago, Megan Davies opened a Youtube account and posted a video of herself doing an experimental, classical guitar piece. It didn’t get many streams, but she kept the account open and eventually started posting other things. Those things being actual songs. Most of them were covers. Some...
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AT PEACE: AN INTERVIEW WITH PHIL LEWIS OF L.A. GUNS

interview by Michael McCarthy A year ago I caught Enuff Z’Nuff live and interviewed Chip Z’Nuff. The band was opening for Tracii Guns’ L.A. Guns, but Chip had me interview him outside in his van while they were onstage. When I went back into the venue after Tracii’s band was playing and I...
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