Contributor Dinda Aza'ara Putri has compiled a selection of 2010 pop songs that were a part of her childhood.
People who were born in the 90s must've experienced the time when Disney pop stars ruled the world. Yes, as a kid who was born in the 90s and spent my teenager life in the 00s, I have experienced that era, an era where I could see and hear their names, their movies, and their series everywhere.
Happy Chinese New Year from the Speedofsound family! We’ve curated a Chinese pop (C-pop) playlist filled with some pop classics such as Michael Wong’s karaoke anthem “Tong Hua” and newer tracks from today’s hottest names such as Kris Wu and JJ Lin. Enjoy and xin nian kuai le!
Rising pop star, Billie Eilish, is coming for us with her latest single, "bury a friend". While announcing the release of her upcoming debut album which has no official date yet, the singer also revealed the artwork for her upcoming album, "WHILE WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO?".
To kick off the start of 2019, Jakarta-based quintet Ringgo 5 has released a brand new single called “U” on January 25th, 2019.
Let’s go back to 2015: Katy Perry’s Super Bowl Left Shark is all over the internet, people were debating over the blue/white dress, Adele released her first song in ages, everyone was laughing over Drake’s moves in the Hotline Bling video, and Carly Rae Jepsen’s “I Really Like You” was overplayed on the radio. “I Really Like You” is just one out of Jepsen’s songs in her 2015 album, Emotion—a very overlooked and underappreciated work of modern pop.
Prettymuch, the new American-Canadian boyband formed in 2016 by Simon Cowell is a new sensation in the music industry. They are young, fresh, and bringing the best in boyband-styled pop music - and they’re back with their new single “Blinds”.
Ari Stapran Leff, better known by his stage name Lauv, is well-known for his romantic yet melancholic lyrics and catchy instrumentals. He started his 2019 with the release of “i’m so tired…” featuring the dreamy pop singer Troye Sivan.
Ariana Grande is back with a new song off her forthcoming album, thank u, next. “7 rings” is Grande’s statement on retail therapy as a way of healing, paralleling from “thank u, next”’s way of being grateful to healing. A stark departure from the rest of Grande’s body of work is showcased in this single, and in this post, we weigh in on the song and the music video.
Up-and-coming Indonesian alternative pop singer Jove Satara has recently released his digital double single “Aim Above, Bound Below”. Filled with metaphorical lyrics and intense, well-produced synth drops, the single makes for an intriguing, existential crisis-inducing first release.