Franchises

The Anniversary

Tarot Sport Turns 10

Fuck Buttons have a way of easing you into their world. Each of the band's three studio albums go about this gradual introduction a little…
James Rettig | October 14, 2019 - 11:24 am

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: ABBA’s “Dancing Queen”

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 | October 14, 2019 - 10:35 am

Sounding Board

(Most Of) Wu-Tang Clan Close Out Desert Daze With Khruangbin, (Some Of) 36 Chambers

2019 should, for all intents and purposes, be the best year the Wu-Tang Clan has had in a long, long time. They have not one,…
Christopher R. Weingarten | October 14, 2019 - 9:34 am

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Devo Bring 40+ Years Of Devolution To Desert Daze 2019

Desert Daze is, predominantly, a psych fest -- it's in the name, location, and in their primary booking. But every year, the festival returns --…
Ryan Leas | October 13, 2019 - 4:54 pm

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Ween Serve Their Gloriously Demented Chocolate And Cheese To Desert Daze

Behold the insane power of Ween's enduring, dedicated following. On Saturday at Desert Daze, the band used most of their two-hour set time to perform…
Christopher R. Weingarten | October 13, 2019 - 10:40 am

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Flaming Lips Dazzle Desert Daze With The Soft Bulletin, Inflatable Props

By accident or influence, California's Desert Daze is picking up a lot of the threads that All Tomorrow's Parties left untied after they called it…
Christopher R. Weingarten | October 12, 2019 - 12:50 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Every week the Stereogum staff chooses the five best new songs of the week (the eligibility period begins and ends Thursdays right before midnight). This
Stereogum | October 11, 2019 - 2:59 pm

The Anniversary

Black On Both Sides Turns 20

When Mos Def's debut album Black On Both Sides arrived -- 20 years ago, tomorrow -- it was a refreshing breath of nasty New York…
Collin Robinson | October 11, 2019 - 10:45 am

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Daryl Hall & John Oates’ “Rich Girl”

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 | October 11, 2019 - 10:28 am

Premature Evaluation

Premature Evaluation: Big Thief Two Hands

For a band whose most affecting moments are often gentle meditations or rock songs on the more elusive end of the spectrum, Big Thief sure…
Ryan Leas | October 10, 2019 - 2:26 pm

The Week In Pop

The Revolving Door Between Country And Pop Keeps On Spinning

Press play on the year's biggest country album and you might wonder if you're listening to a country album at all. Thomas Rhett's Center Point
Chris DeVille | October 10, 2019 - 12:37 pm

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A Tribute To In The Court Of The Crimson King, Released 50 Years Ago Today

When King Crimson's debut album In The Court Of The Crimson King was released, they'd been together less than a year. The original lineup --…
Phil Freeman | October 10, 2019 - 9:30 am

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What A Strange And Beautiful Beast Bon Iver Has Become

About halfway through her opening set Tuesday, Leslie Feist requested a "people check" from the Schottenstein Center crowd shrouded in darkness before her. "Let's go…
Chris DeVille | October 9, 2019 - 4:55 pm

Status Ain't Hood

Underground Rap Will Never Die

We're entering a strange new period where there's no meaningful distinction between rap's underground and its mainstream. A regional scene can catch fire out of…
Tom Breihan | October 9, 2019 - 1:09 pm

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Barbra Streisand’s “Love Theme From A Star Is Born (Evergreen)”

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 | October 9, 2019 - 10:32 am
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