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It’s Time (For Me) To Say Goodbye

Hi everyone. Just wanted to let you know that today is my last day as editor of Idolator. The site will continue on, and I will continue to write about music, but we’ve decided to part ways. Despite my nominal status as a “writer,” I am straight-up terrible at goodbyes. So I just have a…

Maura / November 9, 2009

A Moment Of Gratitude (With An Assist From Big Star)

As you might have noticed, this is a bittersweet week around here; because of budget cuts, we’ve had to say goodbye to pretty much all the Idolator contributing writers, from columnists to daily bloggers. The site is going to go on as a solo project of sorts, although the news cycle might run at a…

Maura / April 24, 2009

80 ’08 (and Heartbreak): Announcing Idolator’s Year-End Extravaganza

What were the 80 most important musical recordings, artists, trends, events, and performances of 2008? What were the eight things this year that broke our hearts—or, at least, our ears? We’re happy to announce 80 ’08 (and Heartbreak), Idolator’s year-end overview. The list is below the jump.

Michaelangelo Matos / December 31, 2008

Zooey Deschanel’s No. 1 Fan Finds Out, Once And For All, Whether She & Him Is Better Than The Internet

A few days ago, we sent Molly McAleer to the Wiltern in Los Angeles to see what happens when Zooey Deschanel’s No. 1 fan sees her live–in this case, during a concert put on by her collaboration with M. Ward, She & Him. Does he explode? Does time stop? Does he just need a cigarette?

Maura / November 12, 2008

Idolator Takes On The Perspiring, Stripping, Pretty Young Masses Of Girl Talk Fans

A lot of you out there have probably heard about the sweaty, dayglo, incessantly referential shows put on by the apocalypse-anticipating laptop-slinger who goes by the stage name Girl Talk. You might be wondering, “Are these shows for me? Would I have a good time? Where would I keep my wallet and keys during the…

Maura / October 30, 2008

Idolator Meets The West Coast Fanbase Of The Academy Is…

Gawker Media’s West Coast videographer Molly McAleer was on the way to pick up her morning coffee in Los Angeles when she ran into a clump of kids standing outside The Wiltern, waiting for tonight’s show by bandom faves The Academy Is…

Maura / September 20, 2007