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The Anniversary

I Can Hear The Heart Beating As One Turns 20

The great canon of indie-rock makeout classics is not an especially long list of songs. Indie rock, for much of its early lifespan, was mostly…
Tom Breihan | April 21, 2017 - 11:29 am

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“MMMBop” Turns 20

Get it out of your system: Mmmbop. Da ba du bop. Du ba da ba du bop. Da ba du. Maybe grab a shaker or…
Dan Weiss | April 14, 2017 - 10:15 am

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Dig Me Out Turns 20

On Dig Me Out -- their third album, the one that turns 20 tomorrow -- Sleater-Kinney said a whole lot. On "One More Hour," staring…
Tom Breihan | April 7, 2017 - 10:58 am

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Dig Your Own Hole Turns 20

Dance music is about transcendence, about the moment of epiphany. Historically, you're supposed to experience that epiphany in a club or at a vast outdoor…
Tom Breihan | April 7, 2017 - 10:23 am

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Life After Death Turns 20

Perhaps the greatest testament to the power of Life After Death, the second and final album from the Notorious B.I.G., was that Biggie's death somehow…
Tom Breihan | March 24, 2017 - 11:06 am

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Person Pitch Turns 10

The term "collective" implies a united front, a melding of minds and ideas. Under vaguely zoological personas, four boys from Baltimore joined forces at the…
Lindsey Rhoades | March 20, 2017 - 10:35 am

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Sound Of Silver Turns 10

Can we talk about "All My Friends" for a minute -- or, I don't know, seven minutes and 42 seconds? I saw LCD Soundsystem in
Chris DeVille | March 10, 2017 - 1:24 pm

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Neon Bible Turns 10

When an album's anniversary comes up, it's easy to look back and think, "How did this fit into the context of the band's previous work?"
Austin Brown | March 6, 2017 - 10:52 am

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Pop Turns 20

It was a turning point in U2’s career. They had made an experimental album with a visionary producer, something that showed maturation, that suggested whole…
Ryan Leas | March 3, 2017 - 12:40 pm

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Either/Or Turns 20

Death becomes Elliott Smith. His music is so fragile, so biting yet subtly sweet, that he fits especially well into the tortured genius narrative often…
Chris DeVille | February 24, 2017 - 12:13 pm

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Baduizm Turns 20

Erykah Badu was a rapper before she was a singer. You could tell. You could see it for yourself in Badu's video for her 2002…
Tom Breihan | February 10, 2017 - 11:00 am

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“Song 2″ Turns 20

"Woo-hoo!" - Damon Albarn
Chris DeVille | February 10, 2017 - 10:45 am

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“The Impression That I Get” Turns 20

The 1995 edition of Lollapalooza had a lineup that, in retrospect, seems almost inconceivably cool. It had the Jesus Lizard. It had Elastica. It had…
Tom Breihan | January 27, 2017 - 11:51 am

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Perfect From Now On Turns 20

At the climax of "Car," a twee power ballad from Built To Spill's 1994 album There's Nothing Wrong With Love, Doug Martsch passionately whined, "I…
Chris DeVille | January 27, 2017 - 10:29 am

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Hissing Fauna, Are You The Destroyer? Turns 10

Kevin Barnes spent the winter on the verge of a total breakdown while living in Norway. He says as much on "A Sentence Of Sorts
James Rettig | January 23, 2017 - 11:00 am
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