Dan DeLuca is an Inquirer pop music critic. But his "In the Mix" column in the Weekend section ventures further afield, into books, movies, TV, the Internet, graphic novels and anything you might call "popular culture."
'I came back," Trent Reznor sings on the lead single to Hesitation Marks (Columbia ***), the first new album from Nine Inch Nails in five years. "I came back haunted."
In only its second year, the Budweiser Made in America festival is coming of age. The basic structure of the fest, curated by hip-hop mahoff Jay Z, remains the same, with one member of the Jay Z-Beyoncé household closing the first day of the two-day fest (the rapper's wife on Saturday night) and a longstanding hard-rock act closing out the second day (Nine Inch Nails on Sunday night).