Dan Weiss

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  • 1 month ago | Commentary

    Huey Lewis is a dick. It’s not hip to be square — it’s square to be square, the thing that the hip will always fight against. Garth Brooks could never be hip, because he’s a master of the square. And since as a music-loving society we’re ready to ...

  • 4 years ago | Music News

    Years before Lady Gaga helped champion ambiguously oriented — and blatant — sexuality, Scissor Sisters went there without apology. Musically, the act wears its influences proudly, from disco and rock to New Orleans piano and even, once...

  • 7 years ago | Music News

    No one really knows what to do with CSS. Not Sub Pop, not Apple, and certainly not proponents of, uh, "nu-rave." I guess we're supposed to dance, guiltily. "Let's Reggae All Night" has a nice locked-in squelch to it, but I wish the line I heard as...