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In this era of ever-diminishing music sales, there are weeks when an album squeaks into the #1 spot because there’s no legitimate competition. This was not one of those weeks. Zac Brown Band’s Jekyll + Hyde forcefully seized the top spot, racking up 228,000 equivalent units — one of the best sales frames of the… More »

We needed the expert Miguel impersonation that is “Jealous” this year, if only because Miguel himself seems determined to tantalizingly dangle his own new music just out of reach. (These fleeting seconds were such a maddening tease! I realize this hard-to-get routine is a form of foreplay, but jeez.) Anyway: The biggest solo hit so… More »

“Blurred Lines” did a lot of good for Robin Thicke. It made him a household name (and hashtag!), gave him his first #1 single, and basically secured his place in the fabric of pop culture for the rest of his life. But the song, its salacious video, and all the attendant success and controversy –… More »

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Coachella 2009: M.I.A., Superchunk, And So Much Sun

By Amrit Singh & Brandon Stosuy The weather's getting hotter by the day, but we refuse to cave: We arrived at the grounds when the…
brandon | April 19, 2009 - 2:42 pm

New Morrissey Song NOT About Paris Hilton

Morrissey fanboards lit up after the Mozfather’s Jacksonville show two nights ago, when he unveiled a third unreleased song (see also: “That’s How People Grow
Stereogum | July 19, 2007 - 10:27 am

Billy Corgan Opens Up About The Paris Hilton Single Cover

Didn’t know what to make of Paris turning up on the cover of the Pumpkins’ “Tarantula”? Thought maybe he yanked the image off of X17…
Stereogum | July 17, 2007 - 1:03 pm

The Smashing Pumpkins’ “Tarantula” Is Infected By A Parisite

On July 2nd, Pumpkins fans in the UK can get their hands on the CD and 7″ single for Zeitgeist harbinger “Tarantula”, and according to…
Stereogum | June 20, 2007 - 3:21 pm

UB40 Vs. Paris Hilton

Paris goes to jail today. Days ago, Warner Bros. came to their senses and dropped her from their label. Last night, Sarah Silverman showed no…
Stereogum | June 4, 2007 - 12:50 pm

The Petition To Jail Paris Hilton, Brought To You By The Band Guilty Of Mutilating Talking Heads

It may be presidential election season, but nothing mobilizes the American citizenry like American Idol and/or Paris Hilton's jail sentence. The heiress's recent DUI convictio…
Stereogum | May 14, 2007 - 1:37 pm

Coachella: Interpol Unleashes Its Antics

Who'd want to follow the Johansson And Mary Chain's triumphant showing? Doubt they had a say in the matter, but the onus fell on the…
Stereogum | April 28, 2007 - 2:01 pm

Bigmouths Strike Again: Stars Are Blind (And Deaf, Too) Edition

Just when you thought Warner Bros. recording artist Paris Hilton may have been embarrassed into submission, a musician with some cred went and made a…
Stereogum | February 27, 2007 - 5:39 pm

Lily Allen Talks “It”

Ahh, the customary right of passage for every girl-of-the-moment: Talk trash on “It” girls past. put Lily to the test. You’ve been labeled…
Stereogum | February 8, 2007 - 8:36 am

Take This Quote To Cafepress

“You Paris Hilton! Can I get a hundred dollars?” That’s what some dude asked Paris Hilton yesterday as she came out of a McDonald’s drive-thru.
Scott Lapatine | September 20, 2006 - 2:05 pm

Papa Roach Vs. Pete Wentz

Bassist Tobin Esperance and drummer Dave Buckner of Papa Roach (remember them?) have some beef with Ashlee Simpson’s new beau. Via Pop WorldWhat do
Scott Lapatine | September 10, 2006 - 6:39 pm

Paris’s Album Now With Bonus Artwork

Where does a guerilla artist go after mounting his work in MoMA and creating a poignant political piece in Palestine? To fuck with Paris, that’…
Amrit Singh | September 3, 2006 - 7:08 pm

Scott Storch Is High On Life

Paris Hilton has ex-boyfriend Scott Storch to thank for her surprisingly semi-successful music career. And she’s like, totally appreciative. Listen to the “Turn It Up”
Scott Lapatine | September 1, 2006 - 4:44 pm

Like A Rolling Series Of Tubes

“You think I’m over the hill/ You think I’m past my prime/ Let me see what you got/ We can have a whoppin’ good time”…
Scott Lapatine | August 25, 2006 - 10:40 am

Song Of The Summer 2006

Today NY Post places odds on which tune will be crowned this year’s Song Of The Summer. “A summer hit has to have a unique…
Scott Lapatine | June 30, 2006 - 4:04 pm

What Is Platinum Weird?

Props to Eurythmic Dave Stewart for putting so much goddamn effort into launching his latest band Platinum Weird. The press release is a fictitious story…
Scott Lapatine | June 24, 2006 - 5:33 pm

New Paris Hilton – “Stars Are Blind”

Holy shit! What's wrong with me? I actually like this song. It's slick and unadventurous, but that chorus is undeniable. One could easily imagine…
Scott Lapatine | June 3, 2006 - 4:43 pm