BlinkkPiece: Grammy Week 2011 – Best Pop Vocal Album

Grammy Noms: the sweetest thing this side of Nana’s cookie jar #popnom. A nibble is all you need, so let’s blinkk the besties #getitgramms Best Pop Vocal Album My World. 2.0  – Justin Bieber I Dreamed A Dream – Susan Boyle The Fame Monster – Lady Gaga Battle Studies – John Mayer Teenage Dream –…

All of the Lights: Lady Gaga & Kanye West – Soular

Turn up the lights in here, baby / extra bright, I want y’all to see this / turn up the lights in here, baby / you know what I need, want you to see everything / want you to see all of the lights – Kanye West, “All of the Lights” Kanye West and Lady…

Biorhythmic: The Fame Monster [Work Tape]

Pretense: I never really got around to developing this one (thus the “[Work Tape]”), but for the sake of the record… the embryonic riff *** Off the heels of her spectacular 2008 debut, The Fame, Lady GaGa released 2009’s sophomore shadow, The Fame Monster. Whereas The Fame reflected an artist in the midst of a…

Cherry-Cherry-Boom Jailbreak: Lady Gaga’s “Telephone” ft. Beyonce

Chains, much like man, cannot hold nor stop Lady Gaga; they must only hope to contain her and, shortly thereafter, succumb to the reality of inevitable acceptance and reverence. Down to brass tacks – and knuckles: this. video. should. be. illegal. If Lady Gaga wasn’t so original, she’d be criminal – oh … wait. This…

Top 5 of 2009: Songs/Albums

Thanks to Winstone over at The Couch Sessions I compiled my Top 5 songs/albums of 2009 (actually without Winston I wouldn’t have even considered the feat). True Pop is self-contextualizing. My “best of” list reflects those works that built this year in pop culture, by reflecting the end of an era – of shallow celebrity…