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Tomorrow Never Knows: How 1966’s Trilogy Of Pet Sounds, Blonde On Blonde, And Revolver Changed Everything

The 1960s cast a long shadow. We live in nostalgia-addled times, an era when retro-culture and revivals are ever-present and intermingled in the vast and…
Ryan Leas | August 5, 2016 - 11:31 am

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Can You Say Chi City? Chance The Rapper & Family Turning Chi-Raq Back Into Chicago

The first time anyone heard the term "Chiraq" was when Chicago drill rapper King L (then King Louie) dubbed his hometown Chiraq, Drillinois in 2009.
Collin Robinson | July 25, 2016 - 10:05 am

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Pitchfork 2016 Was Our Great Antisocial Music Festival

Backstage, a golf cart pulls a small flatbed trailer. On that trailer sits a big, soft chair. There’s a printed-out piece of paper taped to…
Tom Breihan | July 19, 2016 - 11:46 am

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Staring Down The End With Brand New At Madison Square Garden

Right before heading out on tour with Modest Mouse this summer, Brand New released new merchandise forecasting their demise: 2000-2018, their new T-shirts read. Eighteen…
James Rettig | July 15, 2016 - 2:06 pm

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Paul Is Alive: 10 Quick Thoughts Upon Seeing Paul McCartney With My Dad

1. My first musical memory is riding around in my dad's car listening to cassette tapes. In a reflection of the times and my parents'
Chris DeVille | July 12, 2016 - 2:26 pm

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Something Strange Indeed: The Music Of Ghostbusters

The comedic legacy of Ghostbusters is pretty firmly set in stone -- deep enough that even the idea of a reboot was enough to freak…
Nate Patrin | June 30, 2016 - 1:27 pm

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Yo La Tengo, Yoko Ono, And The Rest Of The World Bid Farewell To Other Music

The first thing you might have noticed upon walking into Other Music was how small it is. Its reputation preceded it in a way that…
Sam Sodomsky | June 29, 2016 - 1:16 pm

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Read An Excerpt From The New 33⅓ Book On LCD Soundsystem’s Sound Of Silver

Even in a year as overcrowded with events in the music world as 2016 has been -- whether the tragic loss of old icons, or…
Stereogum | June 22, 2016 - 12:53 pm

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Changing Creative Expression: What The Hell Even Is An Album In 2016?

This year has been a loud one. We've seen the deaths of titanic icons like David Bowie and Prince, the kinds of artists who touched…
Ryan Leas | June 17, 2016 - 12:01 pm

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Be With Your Friends Again: How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The LCD Soundsystem Reunion

Throughout LCD Soundsystem's initial run, from their very first single up to their final bow, the band became an avatar for the struggle to stay…
Chris DeVille | June 8, 2016 - 12:40 pm

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Past, Present, No Future? Struggling To Love The Strokes In 2016

Let's talk about names. Following the eruption of hype surrounding the Strokes at the beginning of the '00s, a seemingly endless series of bands proliferated…
Ryan Leas | June 2, 2016 - 4:07 pm

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It’s A Spice World, And I’m Just Living In It

It's Weird '90s Week on Stereogum. All week long we're looking at the strangest musical moments and trends of the decade. Check out more here.
Gabriela Tully Claymore | May 20, 2016 - 4:37 pm

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Fake Tupac, Chronic 2000, & Suge’s Psychotic Revenge: The Weird & Forgotten Final Days Of Death Row Records

It's Weird '90s Week on Stereogum. All week long we're looking at the strangest musical moments and trends of the decade. Check out more here.
Andrew Barber | May 20, 2016 - 2:59 pm

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Carman’s Addicted To Jesus Was ’90s Christian Rock At Its Weirdest

It's Weird '90s Week on Stereogum. All week long we're looking at the strangest musical moments and trends of the decade. Check out more here.
Chris DeVille | May 20, 2016 - 1:07 pm

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Nickelback Won The ’90s Culture War

It's Weird '90s Week on Stereogum. All week long we're looking at the strangest musical moments and trends of the decade. Check out more here.
Michael Tedder | May 20, 2016 - 11:37 am
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