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40 (Or So) Playlists For 40 Years: 1984

40 (Or So) Playlists For 40 Years: 1984

Greatest year in pop music history? Perhaps!

40 (Or So) Playlists For 40 Years: 1983

40 (Or So) Playlists For 40 Years: 1983

“If 1983 wasn’t the year of Michael Jackson, it wasn’t the year of anybody.”

So Much (Good) New Music This Week!

So Much (Good) New Music This Week!

A ton of great new music out in the past few days includes songs from Zo!, Justin Timberlake, De La Soul and the Red Hot Chili Peppers.

Blerd Radio Presents: The Jheri Curl Chronicles Podcast, Episode 1

Blerd Radio Presents: The Jheri Curl Chronicles Podcast, Episode 1

Mike Joseph and Thomas Inskeep discuss #1 R&B hits from Michael Jackson, Shalamar and The Brothers Johnson in the first Jheri Curl Chronicles podcast.

Hot Take Alert: Janet Jackson Glows In New Clip For "Dammn Baby"

Hot Take Alert: Janet Jackson Glows In New Clip For “Dammn Baby”

Amid swelling rumors of pregnancy, Janet Jackson releases new visuals for the song “Dammn Baby”.

Hot Take Alert: Alicia Keys Ends Her Silence With "In Common"

Hot Take Alert: Alicia Keys Ends Her Silence With “In Common”

Pop/R&B superstar Alicia Keys returns with her first new music in over 3 years, “In Common”.

Blerd's Notes: A Guide To The Music Of Prince (Part 1)

Blerd’s Notes: A Guide To The Music Of Prince (Part 1)

Six years ago, I decided to take a deep dive into Prince’s discography. Here are the original articles.

The Top 20 Prince Songs (Written/Composed for Others) of All Time Part 2

The Top 20 Prince Songs (Written/Composed for Others) of All Time Part 2

I wonder if Prince will sue us for this list.

The Top 20 Prince Songs (Written/Composed for Others) of All Time (Part 1)

The Top 20 Prince Songs (Written/Composed for Others) of All Time (Part 1)

Prince Rogers Nelson-one hell of a songwriter, as evidenced by this list of the Purple One’s top 20 songs (written/produced for others.)

Hey, What's Chris Collingwood Been Up To?

Hey, What’s Chris Collingwood Been Up To?

Chris Collingwood of Fountains of Wayne has a brand new project out, and you should listen to it.

This Week's New Music: Maxwell & Paul Simon

This Week’s New Music: Maxwell & Paul Simon

I give a listen to new songs by Maxwell & Paul Simon.

Blerd Radio 2016 | Episode 4 (Grammy-Cast 2016)

Blerd Radio 2016 | Episode 4 (Grammy-Cast 2016)

In advance of the Grammys Monday night, the Blerd Radio sat down and picked our winners in the major categories. Listen up!