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Hot Local Singles is a podcast about level-headed opinions on pop music. Hear the bonus episodes at patreon.com/hotlocalsingles.

Josh and Juan discuss Spotify pop, stan culture and more – all within a rating binary of ‘hot’ or ‘local’ – as pop music continues its decade-long shift from ubiquitous culture machine to niche subgenre.

Follow us on Twitter: @joshcore1 @vitaminintake

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Hot Local Singles is a podcast about level-headed opinions on pop music. Hear the bonus episodes at patreon.com/hotlocalsingles.

Josh and Juan discuss Spotify pop, stan culture and more – all within a rating binary of ‘hot’ or ‘local’ – as pop music continues its decade-long shift from ubiquitous culture machine to niche subgenre.

Follow us on Twitter: @joshcore1 @vitaminintake

    Dealing With Avatars *TRAILER*

    Dealing With Avatars *TRAILER*

    Today on Patreon let's hide behind CGI to talk shit about our coworkers... We discuss the real reason Lana del Rey deleted social media, Teyana Taylor’s retirement, Lana versus Lorde in the court of law, Grimes’ network TV moment, Pinkpantheress finally coming out of the shadows and more.


    PS: we're going away for a while but we'll be back when you need us most... in the meantime you can hear this episode and the entire Patreon back catalog at patreon.com/hotlocalsingles

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    SSINDERELLA

    SSINDERELLA

    We need a Disney princess who works at SSENSE... Anyways today we accidentally obliterate every song that has come out in the past month. Enjoy (Sweet Love)


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    Midbrowsing the Web

    Midbrowsing the Web

    Today we start with blind items about a former A+ list tween, a closeted male singer and an underage-sexting DJ. Then: Aaliyah's streaming launch, Halsey's new Trent Reznor vibe, Lorde's A-list media tour, Kanye's old Kanye vibe, and is it getting middlebrow in here?


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    Links:


    Aaliyah, Britney, and the Commodification of an Artist’s Legacy


    Lorde, Billie Eilish, And The Reluctant Pop Star


    Ryan Tedder: Classic songs are strangling new music


     


    Over on the Patreon extended cut we talk about Azealia's Interview spread and Josh's collection of her magazine covers

    • 56 min
    Pigzilla (2021)

    Pigzilla (2021)

    Today Josh & Juan talk to one another in and about a little town we like to call Montreal. For SEO purposes here is a list of keywords: bohemian, sweat shorts, Mabel on Love Island, sad girl indie, "song of the summer", homophobia in rap, and movies (2021).


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    My Wanderlust is Tight *TRAILER*

    My Wanderlust is Tight *TRAILER*

    Today on Patreon: celebrities act badly, "They cry too easily but they funny," we wonder if pop music sold us on consumerism and Juan and Josh individually lay themselves bare. 


    In this clip we talk about a feud. Subscribe at patreon.com/hotlocalsingles for more of this stuff


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    Bunny is a Wiglet

    Bunny is a Wiglet

    Join us in the pop music trenches as we dodge controversies, decode lyrics and rate new music by Caroline Polachek, Billie Eilish, BIA ft Nicki Minaj, Isabella Lovestory and more.


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    • 34 min

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