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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Happy anniversary to Goo Goo Dolls' Dizzy Up The Girl! To commemorate the occasion, we interviewed the band's frontman John Rzeznik. You're welcome! Now dive…
Stereogum | September 21, 2018 - 5:21 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Someone involved in 2 Chainz' video for the Drake/Quavo collab "Bigger Than You" really glued an Angry Amish Roadkill beard onto a small child's face…
Tom Breihan | September 21, 2018 - 4:56 pm

Sounding Board

The Crying Of Lot 55: The Unsolved Mysteries And Alternate Realities Of Andrew W.K.

Let's start now. Or as close to now as can be defined in this conversation, between the time and place I am in as I…
Michael Nelson | September 21, 2018 - 2:08 pm

Ugly Beauty

Ugly Beauty: The Month In Jazz – September 2018

Pianist and composer Randy Weston died on September 1, at 92. His playing style was strongly influenced by folks like Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Earl…
Phil Freeman | September 21, 2018 - 2:01 pm

Interview

Goo Goo Dolls’ John Rzeznik On The 20th Anniversary Of Dizzy Up The Girl, Getting Sober, & Becoming Tongue-Tied Around Springsteen

Tracking Down is a Stereogum franchise in which we talk to artists who have been out of the spotlight for a minute.
Rachel Brodsky | September 21, 2018 - 12:23 pm

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: ? And The Mysterians’ “96 Tears”

In The Number Ones, I'm reviewing every single #1 single in the history of the Billboard Hot 100, starting with the chart's beginning, in 1958,
Tom Breihan | September 21, 2018 - 11:32 am

The Anniversary

Moon Pix Turns 20

The smoking ban was a good thing. The first time I walked out of a club without my hair and clothes reeking of smoke, without…
Tom Breihan | September 21, 2018 - 10:49 am

Sounding Board

88Rising Is Reshaping Popular Culture In Its Image

Earlier this month, the seven-member K-pop boy band BTS had the #1 album in the US with their compilation record Love Yourself: 結 'Answer,'. Simultaneously,…
Pranav Trewn | September 21, 2018 - 9:52 am

The Week In Pop

Lauren Daigle Is The Christian Adele

Every few years, a major national publication will publish an overview of the Christian music industry. This week, Kelefa Sanneh has a good one in
Chris DeVille | September 20, 2018 - 3:19 pm

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: The Four Tops’ “Reach Out I’ll Be There”

In The Number Ones, I'm reviewing every single #1 single in the history of the Billboard Hot 100, starting with the chart's beginning, in 1958,
Tom Breihan | September 20, 2018 - 10:32 am

Cover Story

Diarrhea Planet Is Dead, Long Live Diarrhea Planet

Here is an epitaph: They did everything wrong.
Ryan Leas | September 19, 2018 - 1:23 pm

Counting Down

Metric Albums From Worst To Best

Metric occupy a curious place in the modern rock landscape. If they had come up ten years earlier, they certainly would have had a different…
James Rettig | September 19, 2018 - 1:03 pm

Sounding Board

Kings Of Leon And Rock’s Last Gasp In The Mainstream

For the Kings Of Leon, the myth about them was always more exciting than the real thing. The idea of who they were and where…
Jeff Yerger | September 19, 2018 - 12:18 pm

Status Ain't Hood

Noname Is Spoken Word’s Last, Best Hope

Fatimah Warner wasn't a music person as a kid. In a recent FADER profile, we learn that she grew up with her grandparents and that…
Tom Breihan | September 19, 2018 - 12:09 pm

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: The Association’s “Cherish”

In The Number Ones, I'm reviewing every single #1 single in the history of the Billboard Hot 100, starting with the chart's beginning, in 1958,
Tom Breihan | September 19, 2018 - 10:55 am
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