It’s How We’ve Always Been (Yeah): Secular Spiritualism and Ke$ha’s “Warrior”

In which doors are to be broken amid a profound (if commercialized) sense of majesty. … More It’s How We’ve Always Been (Yeah): Secular Spiritualism and Ke$ha’s “Warrior”

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Nothing Left to Prove: CCM Registration and Kelly Clarkson’s “I Don’t Think About You”

In which Kelly’s use of vocal registers unexpectedly delights Daniel as a listener, vocalist, and teacher. … More Nothing Left to Prove: CCM Registration and Kelly Clarkson’s “I Don’t Think About You”

Just Be Careful, Love Ain’t Simple: Focal Points and the Cheat Codes’ and Demi Lovato’s “No Promises”

In which Demi Lovato and the Cheat Codes toy with thick textures, heavy synths and some high belting to make a track I’ve been dancing to for four months (more or less continuously). … More Just Be Careful, Love Ain’t Simple: Focal Points and the Cheat Codes’ and Demi Lovato’s “No Promises”