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The Big Hurt: This week in music merchandising

I love watching a credible artist make a decent living. That's why I take such audibly-giggling delight in keeping readers abreast of the latest honest-buck news, which is coming fast and furious this week.  
Good times!
By DAVID THORPE  |  September 30, 2011

The Big Hurt: Release yo’ delf

Every slow pop week has a silver lining: it’s a great chance to catch up on the thrilling world of useless press releases.
The week in horrendous press releases
By DAVID THORPE  |  October 23, 2009

Sweet delusion

Violence was in the air, and the promise of simmering humiliations.
On American Idol it’s fame or nothing
By JAMES PARKER  |  February 06, 2007

Short and self-titled

People might debate the artistic and moral value of American Idol as the final rounds approach, but is there anyone on earth who can’t get with the opening round tryouts?
Debut EPs from Katrina Abramo and Zach Romanoff
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  January 26, 2007