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Grammys 2015: Performances From Worst To Best

Hey, it's over! We made it through! Sam Smith won everything! Iggy Azalea didn't win anything! Beck busted through the wall like the Kool-Aid Man!
Tom Breihan | February 9, 2015 - 1:01 pm
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Counting Down

Napalm Death Albums From Worst To Best

Napalm Death are one of the most important bands to come out of the UK metal scene, period. Like Black Sabbath and Judas Priest, they…
Phil Freeman | February 4, 2015 - 10:38 am
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Counting Down

Steely Dan Albums From Worst To Best

Steely Dan are playing this year's Coachella, they've been sampled by everyone from Kanye to Cities Aviv, and you can hear hints of their sardonic…
Nate Patrin | January 29, 2015 - 12:35 pm
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Counting Down

The Ramones Albums From Worst To Best

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…
Brad Shoup | January 22, 2015 - 1:06 pm
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10 Best Songs

The 10 Best Black Crowes Songs

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…
Ryan Leas | January 20, 2015 - 2:12 pm
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Counting Down

Pink Floyd Albums From Worst To Best

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…
Jonathan Dick | January 15, 2015 - 10:59 am
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10 Best Songs

The 10 Best A Tribe Called Quest Songs

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…
Nate Patrin | January 9, 2015 - 10:16 am
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30 Essential Post-Rock Songs

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…
Garrett Kamps | January 7, 2015 - 1:24 pm
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The 50 Best Stereogum Comments Of 2014

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…
Scott Lapatine | December 31, 2014 - 4:29 pm
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2014 In Review

The 20 Best Soundtrack Moments Of 2014

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…
Ryan Leas | December 31, 2014 - 1:51 pm
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2014 In Review

6 Breakout Indie Labels Of 2014

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…
Gabriela Tully Claymore & James Rettig | December 31, 2014 - 1:08 pm
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Gummy Awards

The Gummy Awards: Your Top 10 Albums And Songs Of 2014

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…
Scott Lapatine | December 30, 2014 - 12:40 pm
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The 101 Most Anticipated Albums Of 2015

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…
Stereogum | December 22, 2014 - 1:31 pm
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2014 In Review

The 40 Best Music Videos Of 2014

Next year, YouTube will celebrate its 10th anniversary. For nearly a decade, then, music videos have belonged almost entirely to the internet. Once upon a…
Tom Breihan | December 19, 2014 - 1:01 pm
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2014 In Review

The 40 Best Rap Albums Of 2014

In 2014, rap's biggest names more or less sat the year out. Kanye West never got around to releasing that populist masterwork he's been promising.
Tom Breihan | December 16, 2014 - 11:10 am
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2014 In Review

The 50 Best Metal Albums Of 2014

In last month's Black Market, while wrapping up a short commentary on Decibel Magazine's list of the 40 best albums of 2014, I wrote: "[T]his…
Michael Nelson | December 15, 2014 - 11:36 am
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2014 In Review

The 5 Best Tom Petty Albums Of 2014

As you might've heard, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers scored their first #1 album this year, with Hypnotic Eye. Thing is, it's merely pretty good
Ryan Leas | December 11, 2014 - 3:17 pm
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2014 In Review

Stereogum’s 70 Favorite Songs Of 2014

Picking a list of favorite songs can be an intensely personal thing, and sometimes it makes more sense to throw any idea of objectivity out…
Stereogum | December 11, 2014 - 9:45 am
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2014 In Review

The 50 Best Albums Of 2014

Music is a messy thing. There's too much of it, too many genres, too many ideas, for anyone to make sense out of all of…
Stereogum | December 2, 2014 - 9:39 am
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Best Covers

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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