USAToday.com’s Pop Candy Blog, PopMatters
“I look forward to it every year!”
“[P]ieces examine the music world in a social context, which makes for a challenging, and engaging, read.”
USAToday.com’s Pop Candy blog
“[Y]ou really should get the book, which is one of my favorite annual compilations.”
“…essential, as usual.”
Music Media Monthly, June 2010
“A can’t-put-it-down survey… [it] admirably fills in the blanks, explains, cajoles, reveres and lambasts the music culture and the artists who define contemporary popular music—today and as we’ve come to know it.”
About the Author
is the author of Lipstick Traces
. He lives in Berkeley, California.
Daphne Carr is a music journalist and scholar who lives in Manhattan and can be found on the Web at funboring.com.