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If everyone who ever bought a Ramones shirt bought a Ramones album, they'd be as big as fucking Aerosmith by now. But then, how many Aerosmith shirts do you see at shows? The glamour of cultdom was…   Read Story »
So, the Black Crowes broke up. Again, that is, sort of. Since the band broke through with their 1990 debut, Shake Your Money Maker, it's been a twisting and tumultuous path through a few hiatuses and…   Read Story »
How appropriate that Pink Floyd would find their beginnings in the same year that saw the first person walk in space. It's a fitting foreword to the band's story which, over the last fifty years of…   Read Story »
Imagine a band that faces the kind of trajectory usually posited as a hard-luck story, a series of events that goes a little something like this: First, they drop a name-making debut that winds up…   Read Story »
Above all else, the Wikipedia entry on post-rock exemplifies how difficult it can be to pin down movements in music: Did the genre begin in the '90s? The '80s? The term was coined a little over 20…   Read Story »
Stereogum turns 13 years old tomorrow. 13! This corner of the internet is largely unrecognizable from the music blog I started on a lark that New Year's Day, but in some important ways Stereogum in…   Read Story »
When we first did a Best Soundtrack Moments Of 2013 last December, it was initially thought up as a one-off. But, hey, then we decided to turn it into a column! So the approach this year is a bit…   Read Story »
To start, let's clarify something: This is not a definitive list of the best record labels of 2014, nor is it necessarily a list of our favorite record labels of 2014. This is a breakout list, a…   Read Story »
For the 10th year, we asked you to tell us the best music of the past twelve months. It's a hallowed family tradition we call The Gummy Awards and by holding it a little later than usual this year,…   Read Story »
Surprise album releases now seem to come in a crazy rapid-fire at the end of the year, so there's always a chance that a huge album could appear out of nowhere on our collective hard drives. But for…   Read Story »