Aly & AJ Don't Go Changing

'Don't Go Changing': Aly & AJ Keep Making Excellent Pop Music Against the Odds

It's a bit of a miracle that Aly & AJ are still doing what they're doing. Once a Disney-powered Hollywood Records mainstream teen-pop project - "Potential Breakup Song" forever, obviously - the girls eventually disbanded and rebranded as 78violet, then un-branded, and returned as themselves, only…


The Top Songs of 2017 MuuMuse

The Top 20 Songs of 2017

Surprise: I'm breaking with tradition. As opposed to doing a complete Top 100 Singles list as I've done for the past almost-decade or so (today is the ten year anniversary of MuuMuse, by the way), I've decided to take a different approach. Not because there aren't more than enough good songs out…


Aly & AJ I Know

I Know, You Know: With Aly & AJ, Everything Is Going to Be Okay

Alyson Michalka and Amanda Joy Michalka - together known as Aly & AJ, except for that one time when they were 78violet before wisely reverting back to Aly & AJ again - are back with a brand new song. "I know," you might be saying. Well, I know you know. But let me tell you about "I Know" even if…


Aly & AJ Take Me

"Take Me": Aly & AJ Are Back, and They're Tired of Waiting For You

"I don't wait long, 'cause I got better things to do." Look, Miley Cyrus isn't the only one moving past her Disney beginnings. Aly & AJ, known individually as Alyson Michalka and Amanda Joy Michalka and most highly regarded by The Gay Community™ for "Potential Breakup Song" (later covered by J-Pop…