Lists

Counting Down

Iggy Pop Albums From Worst To Best

Iggy Pop is the beating heart of rock 'n' roll. Since 1969, his whirling, explosive live performances have set a standard that 99 percent of…
Phil Freeman | March 22, 2016 - 12:34 pm
47

10 Best Songs

The 10 Best Underworld Songs

With eight studio albums of atmospheric electronica under their belt -- the latest of which, Barbara Barbara, we face a shining future, comes out today…
Sean T. Collins | March 18, 2016 - 12:56 pm
18

List

10 Essential Tracks From The Early Years Of Grime

In the early 2000s, something new and exciting was happening in the UK music scene. The sound of UK garage was taking over the charts…
Gabriel Ebulue | March 14, 2016 - 1:11 pm
30

10 Best Songs

The 10 Best Loretta Lynn Songs

It has been almost half a century since Loretta Lynn clinched her first #1 on the country charts, but that was hardly the first chapter…
Dacey Orr | March 7, 2016 - 11:14 am
1

List

“Wicked Game” Ad Nauseam: 25 Years Of An Unlikely New Standard

Twenty-five years ago today, Chris Isaak's "Wicked Game" hit #6 on the Billboard Hot 100. It was the song's highest chart position, laying the foundation…
Ryan Leas | March 2, 2016 - 1:37 pm
34

List

Grammys 2016: Performances From Worst To Best

Hey, we made it through another year! This was the first year I can remember in which all five Album Of The Year nominees were,…
Tom Breihan | February 16, 2016 - 11:58 am
31

Counting Down

The Fiery Furnaces Albums From Worst To Best

From 2003 until 2011, over the span of six studio albums, an EP, a double-disc live extravaganza, and hundreds of catalog-recombinant shows, the Oak Park,…
Raymond Cummings | February 5, 2016 - 12:48 pm
24

Best Covers

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
18

10 Best Songs

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
53

List

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
80

10 Best Songs

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
37

2015 In Review

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
14

2015 In Review

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
123

2015 In Review

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
35

2015 In Review

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
184

Gummy Awards

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
174

2015 In Review

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
1

2015 In Review

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
64

2015 In Review

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
28

2015 In Review

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
29
1 2 3 4 5 ... 33