Lists

Sleater-Kinney’s 10 Best Cover Songs

Last year Sleater-Kinney put a period on their world-shaking, band-revitalizing 2015 with a nearly weeklong victory lap across some of New York's finest venues. (They…
Michael Tedder | January 18, 2016 - 10:31 am
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The 10 Best Tool Songs

Formed in 1990 from the radioactive ash and dust of a comet composed of LSD, and hurtling at a polyrhythmic rate, Tool have spent the…
Jonathan Dick | January 13, 2016 - 12:44 pm
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20 Great David Bowie Moments

When a truly iconic figure dies, any attempt to properly remember that person is doomed to failure. When the truly iconic figure is David Bowie,…
Tom Breihan | January 11, 2016 - 5:17 pm
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The 10 Best ELO Songs

When Jeff Lynne and Roy Wood formed Electric Light Orchestra in 1970, their goal was to carry the torch of the recently disbanded Beatles, expanding…
Ryan Reed | January 7, 2016 - 1:12 pm
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The Best Stereogum Interview Quotes Of 2015

We interviewed a lot of people in 2015. I know this because, in order to compile this list, I read upwards of 60 Q&A's with…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | December 31, 2015 - 2:35 pm
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The 50 Best Stereogum Comments Of 2015

We have much to anticipate in 2016 — and also a Guns N' Roses reunion — but before we ring in the new year, it's…
Scott Lapatine | December 31, 2015 - 12:32 pm
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Not On Spotify: 10 Great Off-The-Grid, Unofficial, Or Self-Released Albums Of 2015

If you believe everything you read, the music industry was "saved" not once but three times in 2015 -- first by Taylor Swift, then by…
David Holmes | December 28, 2015 - 2:05 pm
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The 101 Most Anticipated Albums Of 2016

Stereogum still has some 2015 reminiscence on deck, but 2016 is fast approaching -- and with it, dozens of highly anticipated new releases. Below, as…
Stereogum | December 28, 2015 - 9:03 am
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The Gummy Awards: Your Top 10 Albums And Songs Of 2015

Earlier this month, Stereogum readers participated in The Gummy Awards, our survey of the year's best music. Now the results are in, and I don't…
Scott Lapatine | December 21, 2015 - 10:23 am
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The 14 Weirdest Music Festival Attractions Of 2015

It isn't news anymore that festivals have become a major cornerstone in the music industry. It didn't used to be like this: There weren't dozens…
Ryan Leas | December 18, 2015 - 1:29 pm
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The 50 Best Pop Songs Of 2015

That tingling feeling in your cheeks is not Abel Tesfaye's supply kicking in. It's the most wonderful time of the year -- year-end list season…
Chris DeVille | December 17, 2015 - 1:41 pm
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The 50 Best Music Videos Of 2015

When I put this list together last year, the big story was the emergence of auteurs in the online era of the music video. For…
Tom Breihan | December 16, 2015 - 11:08 am
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The 15 Biggest Band Beefs Of 2015

Beefs! All hail beefs! Every year we start off with a blank slate, and every year our favorite (and least favorite!) artists bring all of…
James Rettig | December 15, 2015 - 1:35 pm
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The Year In Drug Songs

Every new year brings with it a slew of new drug songs, because music tends to be written about the things we love, and a…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | December 11, 2015 - 1:13 pm
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The 10 Most Unnecessary Albums Of 2015

One of the best problems about music in 2015 is that there is way too much of it. In the digital landscape, you have access…
Ryan Leas | December 11, 2015 - 11:13 am
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The 50 Best Metal Albums Of 2015

If we're just talking about the music -- and isn't that, like, the thing we're talking about here? -- then 2015 was a great year…
Michael Nelson | December 10, 2015 - 10:20 am
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Stereogum’s 80 Favorite Songs Of 2015

One of music's finest qualities is that, for all its unifying power, it strikes different people in radically different ways. There is value in recognizing…
Stereogum | December 9, 2015 - 11:51 am
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Wildest Memes: 19 Memorable Music Tweets From 2015

Oh, Twitter. Never before has it been easier to find out what celebrities think of #TheDress, and never before has it been easier for celebrities…
Peter Helman | December 8, 2015 - 12:43 pm
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The 40 Best Rap Albums Of 2015

Things got hot in 2015. After 2014, when most of rap's biggest names took the year off, everyone was suddenly locked into a brutal competition…
Tom Breihan | December 7, 2015 - 9:50 am
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The 10 Best Stone Temple Pilots Songs

Scott Weiland died last night at the age of 48, the end of a life defined by rock 'n' roll excess at its most triumphant…
Chris DeVille | December 4, 2015 - 4:43 pm
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