HITS Daily Double

Pop Goes the Alternative

POP GOES THE CUTTING EDGE: People are talking about how pop the Green Day, Killers and No Doubt singles are—an apparent manifestation of the dramatic revitalization of the Modern Rock format in recent months, our own I.B. Bad hypothesizes in his latest column, posting tomorrow morning. Which alternative acts will follow Gotye and fun. from the format to Pop? Many believe Dualtone’s Lumineers or Republic’s Of Monsters and Men will be the next alt-rock band to cross over and break wide open. (7/26p)