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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 written…
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

Best Covers

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 contribution…
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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The 10 Best TV On The Radio Songs

Earlier today, TV On The Radio announced the fall 2014 release of their fifth album, Seeds. It will be the band's first LP since 2011's…
Ryan Leas | July 29, 2014 - 12:06 pm

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30 Essential Songs From The Golden Era Of Emo

Ask anyone old enough to drink what they think emo is, and you'll get about as many different responses as people willing to answer. They'll…
Patric Fallon | July 22, 2014 - 10:18 am

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Judas Priest Albums From Worst To Best

Judas Priest is heavy metal personified. The most important innovator in the genre's progression after Black Sabbath and Deep Purple, Judas Priest's influence…
Adrien Begrand | July 9, 2014 - 12:56 pm

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The 10 Best Gorillaz Songs

Over the course of the last three months, I've seen Damon Albarn perform four times, and a certain quality of his career was boldly underlined:…
Ryan Leas | July 2, 2014 - 2:06 pm

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Prince Albums From Worst To Best

NOTE: This feature was published in 2014, two years before Prince's untimely death, and does not include Plectrumelectrum, Art Official Age, or the Hit n…
Brad Shoup | June 25, 2014 - 10:37 am

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The 10 Best Tori Amos Songs

The early '90s brought a wealth of change to pop music, and while the spoils of the dynamic shifts may have gone to the flannel-clad…
Jonathan Dick | June 18, 2014 - 11:12 am

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The 50 Best Albums Of 2014 So Far

Great music has come from just about every corner of the musical map this year, and on this list of our favorites of the year's…
Stereogum | June 17, 2014 - 10:39 am

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The 10 Best Sets At Bonnaroo 2014

It has to be a toss-up between Coachella and Bonnaroo as to which is our most iconic currently active American festival. Growing up in Pennsylvania,…
Ryan Leas | June 16, 2014 - 2:07 pm

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Rush Albums From Worst To Best

For a band that has sold more than 40 million albums worldwide, whose streak of consecutive gold and platinum records is topped only by the…
Adrien Begrand | June 10, 2014 - 11:17 am

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The 10 Best Sets At Governors Ball 2014

I recognize this is an issue of taste, but Governors Ball 2014 was a little bit of a mixed bag for me. There were two…
Ryan Leas | June 9, 2014 - 12:40 pm

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The 10 Best Fucked Up Songs

When you look at Fucked Up's discography, it's easy to force a certain narrative onto their career arc: they started as a hard-charging hardcore band…
Brad Sanders | June 3, 2014 - 11:52 am

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The 10 Best John Lennon Songs

John Winston Lennon was famously shot to death at age 40, midway through his tumultuous life and storied career, robbing the world of a towering…
Timothy Bracy And Elizabeth Bracy | May 13, 2014 - 11:42 am

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Aesop Rock Albums From Worst To Best

In 2014 we appraise hip-hop on its forthrightness. Take, for example, the two front-runner Grammy-nominated hip-hop albums of 2013: Kendrick Lamar's Good Kid M.A.A.D. City
Joseph Schafer | May 8, 2014 - 12:25 pm

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The 10 Best Jens Lekman Songs

The appeal of Swedish singer-songwriter Jens Lekman has often been described in terms of his apparent lack of appeal. His signature baritone is slightly nasal…
Brad Sanders | April 29, 2014 - 10:12 am

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The 10 Best Verve Songs

Few British bands from the 1990s, Britpop or otherwise, have been pushed to the sidelines more forcefully than the Verve. I can think of, well,…
Ryan Leas | April 24, 2014 - 12:09 pm

20 Years Of Britpop

Caught By The Buzz: A Look Back At Britpop’s B-List

Akin to the early-'90s post-Nirvana feeding frenzy in the Pacific Northwest, the Britpop explosion of the mid-'90s spawned a similar slash-and-burn signing boom on the…
John Everhart | April 23, 2014 - 12:02 pm

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The 10 Best Galaxie 500 Songs

If rock-critic clich├ęs never existed, Galaxie 500 would have had to invent them. Named after a classic model Ford that none of the band members…
James Jackson Toth | April 15, 2014 - 10:56 am
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