What are your favourite or best sounding pop music songs?

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KVRAF
3409 posts since 27 Dec, 2002 from North East England

Post Sat Apr 03, 2021 11:36 am

Dua Lipa's Don't Start Now is probably the pop production that's stood out most for me recently. The manipulation of space and dynamics that 'pops' the first line of the chorus ("Don't show up"), smash-cutting from lush space to hyperreal intimacy, is one of more startling production tricks I've heard recently.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oygrmJFKYZY

KVRAF
4343 posts since 22 Nov, 2012

Post Mon Apr 12, 2021 4:16 am


KVRAF
4343 posts since 22 Nov, 2012

Post Mon Apr 12, 2021 4:32 am

it's getting heated out there. is a sample of a moog a moog? is a sequencer a player? is a "musician" a "performer"?

https://variety.com/2021/music/news/who ... 234941186/

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KVRian
1303 posts since 10 Oct, 2018

Post Mon Apr 12, 2021 4:39 am

Best production I could find:

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=8r7YPHw_7T4

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KVRAF
2775 posts since 15 Oct, 2017 from U.S.

Post Mon Apr 12, 2021 4:46 am

cron wrote:
Sat Apr 03, 2021 11:36 am
Dua Lipa's Don't Start Now is probably the pop production that's stood out most for me recently. The manipulation of space and dynamics that 'pops' the first line of the chorus ("Don't show up"), smash-cutting from lush space to hyperreal intimacy, is one of more startling production tricks I've heard recently.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oygrmJFKYZY
The album is quality pop & the dj mix version of the album gets points for having at least a little Masters at Work remix + various 'shout outs' to dance classics

KVRer
10 posts since 13 Apr, 2021

Post Thu Apr 15, 2021 6:46 pm

It's a few years old but "Style" by Taylor Swift is an absolutely killer mix.

KVRer
5 posts since 16 Apr, 2021

Post Thu Apr 15, 2021 10:49 pm

the article says one of the members spent time in a "Bavarian orphanage". this type of lie in the middle of a popular market money play looks dangerous, and scary to even read!

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KVRAF
2775 posts since 15 Oct, 2017 from U.S.

Post Fri Apr 16, 2021 2:25 am

So many pop acts have come and gone,but once there was this band Milli Vanilli who was popular for nearly a year....

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KVRAF
21348 posts since 20 Oct, 2007 from not here

Post Mon Apr 19, 2021 5:54 pm

Here's one:
https://youtu.be/GaH25Sghoqc

the most erudite bitter breakup song ever

Elliot Randall and Denny Dias, guitars

the opening lick of this is instant joy

lpr
KVRist
149 posts since 28 Dec, 2016

Post Tue Apr 20, 2021 8:23 am

Been into Purity Ring lately their latest album slaps. Got tickets to see them in November! Super pumped.

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KVRAF
2231 posts since 20 Mar, 2012 from Babbleon

Post Tue Apr 20, 2021 9:08 am

i relistened to these favourites recently
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=fdJLxHK1smU
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=7aAH4eVrVp8

and a favourite i recently found out is about drugs
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=-CCfIJgVM6M

and another one that i always thought was about drugs
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=VNH6nftTD5g

yesterday, i relistened to this one, sorta druggish too?
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=HCTunqv1Xt4
ah böwakawa poussé poussé

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addled muppet weed
77741 posts since 26 Jan, 2003 from through the looking glass

Post Tue Apr 20, 2021 9:18 am

harryupbabble wrote:
Tue Apr 20, 2021 9:08 am
i relistened to these favourites recently
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=fdJLxHK1smU
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=7aAH4eVrVp8

and a favourite i recently found out is about drugs
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=-CCfIJgVM6M

and another one that i always thought was about drugs
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=VNH6nftTD5g

yesterday, i relistened to this one, sorta druggish too?
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=HCTunqv1Xt4
the las, many years ago i used to dj a bit at indie clubs, just back to back indie hits, no mixing bollocks...

there she goes, was one of those tracks, that made me laugh a little to myself, watching all the teens dancing with their beloved, acting like it's a love song.

joy division, love will tear us apart (the clue is in the title itself there) and rems the one i love were others.

as for the beatles, no, no drugs there.

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KVRAF
2775 posts since 15 Oct, 2017 from U.S.

Post Tue Apr 20, 2021 9:34 am

jancivil wrote:
Mon Apr 19, 2021 5:54 pm
Here's one:
https://youtu.be/GaH25Sghoqc

the most erudite bitter breakup song ever

Elliot Randall and Denny Dias, guitars

the opening lick of this is instant joy
Anything by Steely Dan/solo Donald Fagen is top shelf to me
recently got caught up as far as 'Morph the Cat'
All great stuff (imho)

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KVRian
717 posts since 22 Feb, 2014

Post Sat Apr 24, 2021 8:42 am

Generally speaking, I like pop music, though I'm somewhat out of touch with current pop.

I temporarily have access to MTV Live (which is basically like classic MTV since they play videos). It's mostly pop with a hip-hop video here and there. The music I'm hearing doesn't suck, but it doesn't really make an impression either -- unremarkable, samey, and forgettable.

One of the few standouts for me is this unplugged version of Midnight Sky by Miley Cyrus. Her singing in this reminds me of Stevie Nicks.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sF8pBmk0zKE

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KVRAF
2775 posts since 15 Oct, 2017 from U.S.

Post Sat Apr 24, 2021 9:48 am

Yea she's going that way. Caught her on snl covering 'wish you were here'
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=u9TrCN9S9zE

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