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20 Covers Of Radiohead’s “Creep,” Rated

In the never-ending curious case of Radiohead, you have a slew of their most iconic songs out there -- beloved, covered, cited. Songs that have…
Ryan Leas | November 26, 2014 - 2:37 pm
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The 10 Best Kool & The Gang Songs

If you're prone to checking out AcclaimedMusic.net, you may have noticed that Kool & The Gang have but one song in the top 6000: 1980'…
Brad Shoup | November 24, 2014 - 1:31 pm
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26 Essential Songs From The NYC Rock Resurgence

Mainstream American rock music, as you might recall, was in rough shape in the late '90s. The Alt-Nation era had run out of road for…
Ryan Leas | November 19, 2014 - 10:26 am
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10 Cover Songs By Chvrches, Ranked

It was just over two years ago that Glasgow trio Chvrches first tapped their synth keys into our hearts with their dark, romantic pop. Aside…
Claire Lobenfeld | November 17, 2014 - 12:04 pm
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Genesis Albums From Worst To Best

Genesis' loyal fans and outspoken critics love and hate the band for the exact same reasons. During their prime-era prog-rock run in the early '70s,…
Ryan Reed | November 13, 2014 - 9:58 am
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Miles Davis Albums From Worst To Best

Miles Davis was one of the most important musicians of the 20th Century. How important? He's one of the two or three jazz musicians non-jazz…
Phil Freeman | November 6, 2014 - 12:10 pm
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The 10 Best Mekons Songs

"The Mekons are the most revolutionary group in the history of rock 'n' roll." -- Lester Bangs Years before the term "collective" became…
Timothy Bracy And Elizabeth Bracy | October 15, 2014 - 1:04 pm
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Aphex Twin Albums From Worst To Best

As any dyed-in-the-wool Aphex Twin fan worth their weight in trivia answers will tell you, there's really no such thing as a bad album writte…
Patric Fallon | October 10, 2014 - 9:42 am
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The 10 Best KISS Songs

Take a brief moment and thank the year 1974 for its existence. Aside from being the year that saw the Ramones and Van Halen play…
Jonathan Dick | October 2, 2014 - 10:45 am
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The Kinks Albums From Worst To Best

In some ways, the story of the Kinks feels familiar: In 1962, four working-class London teenagers besotted with American R&B and country music unite. Their…
Timothy & Elizabeth Bracy | September 24, 2014 - 11:59 am
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R.E.M.’s 10 Best Cover Songs

From the looks of the R.E.M. setlist site remtimeline.com, early R.E.M. gigs were glorified bar-band hootenannies. Before they'd written Murmur and Chronic Town, the band…
John Everhart | September 18, 2014 - 1:06 pm
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XTC Albums From Worst To Best

Of all the bands that emerged from the British post-punk scene, XTC has been one of the hardest to pin down. You could peg them…
Robert Ham | September 15, 2014 - 3:03 pm
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AC/DC Albums From Worst To Best

In the single greatest book ever written about rock music, 1991's Rock And The Pop Narcotic, Joe Carducci described AC/DC thusly: "They kind of took…
Phil Freeman | August 27, 2014 - 11:13 am
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Stereogum’s 9 Favorite Sets From FYF Fest 2014

Los Angeles’ FYF Fest was one of the more stylistically diverse festivals of the year. Its lineup blended major headliners (Phoenix, the Strokes, HAIM) with…
Miles Bowe | August 25, 2014 - 2:32 pm
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MTV VMA Video Of The Year Winners From Worst To Best

MTV has been putting its MTV Video Music Awards on TV for 30 years now, even though the network has only really cared much about…
Tom Breihan | August 22, 2014 - 11:17 am
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The 10 Best Arctic Monkeys Songs

Way back in 2004, when the internet was still a new-ish thing and CD-Rs were still relevant, a specific CD-R filled with loud music spurred…
Sam Behrens | August 21, 2014 - 12:37 pm
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Stereogum’s 14 Favorite Sets At Outside Lands 2014

Nearly 200 years ago, back when the shoreline dunes of San Francisco were considered uninhabitable, they came to be known as the Outside Lands —…
Chris DeVille | August 12, 2014 - 3:36 pm
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The Afghan Whigs Albums From Worst To Best

Never trust a man who says he knows what the meaning of life is. That is unknowable, and maybe nonexistent. However, I know damn well…
Joseph Schafer | August 12, 2014 - 11:52 am
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Edgy And Dull: 20 Covers Of Bruce Springsteen’s “I’m On Fire,” Rated

A few weeks back, we premiered Low's cover of Bruce Springsteen's "I'm On Fire," and it was great (more on that below). It's their contributio…
Ryan Leas | August 6, 2014 - 11:10 am
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Tom Petty Albums From Worst To Best

If so-called rockists ever decide to secede and form their own nation, Tom Petty is a shoo-in for the country's first presidential nominee. Petty's music…
James Jackson Toth | August 5, 2014 - 11:15 am
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