2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

Presented by: Paradigm


Wednesday, March 16
9:00PM - 9:40PM

"Pop is music that gives you something to hold on to," says Chris Chu of POP ETC. It can be a melody, a lyric, a rhythm, or all of the above but pop music always elevates and celebrates the hook - the catchy bit that sticks in your head, or sends you reaching to turn up the volume. At its best, pop also mixes familiar elements with the fresh and unexpected. POP ETC has evolved by combining its roots in rock with a diverse variety of popular recordings.

POP ETC’s music still sounds raw because the band didn't wholly embrace all the tenets of modern pop. "When I listened to pop music as a kid, I didn't think about why I loved it," Chris admits. "I just did. There was this gut reaction. I always looked for that, and I still do." POP ETC is still the work of a tight-knit unit, not the product of an assembly line. POP ETC sprang forth from the minds of the three band members, and virtually no one else. "That's part of what m...

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