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Why is pop music getting sadder?

Written by Fred Vigeant, Director of Programming and Promotions | Sep 7, 2012 8:13 PM

Listen to witf this weekend for Studio 360New Yorker staff writer DT Max talks about his new biography of the late David Foster Wallace. Host Kurt Andersen asks rockers The Heavy, whose song “How You Like Me Now” is ubiquitous, why generations of Brits have reintroduced Americans to American music. Also why is Pop music so sad? Pop music's not what it used to be. That’s what every generation of grown-ups says about what the kids are listening to, but fogey cliches aren’t necessarily wrong. Tune in this week for Studio 360 Saturday at 3pm on witf.

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