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Status Ain't Hood

Young Thug, Transmitting Live From The Astral Plane

We never got our snake. A year ago, by way of promoting his Slime Language project, Young Thug had pet snakes sent to a bunch…
Tom Breihan | August 21, 2019 - 10:21 am

Interview

Great Grandpa Aren’t The Band You (Or They) Think They Are

It's hard to believe Great Grandpa's newest album is by, well, Great Grandpa. It's a drastic musical shift, the kind that has you questioning if…
Nina Corcoran | August 21, 2019 - 9:29 am

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Diana Ross’ “Theme From Mahogany (Do You Know Where You’re Going To)”

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 | August 21, 2019 - 8:51 am

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Jay Som Anak Ko

Nostalgia has long been the sound of the future. Popular music is largely a game of reassembling existing pieces in stylish and appealing ways, of…
Chris DeVille | August 20, 2019 - 12:40 pm

Breaks With Tradition

Breaks With Tradition: “Summer In The City”

Damn, it's been hot. Hot enough to make the phrase Hotter Than July seem like an impossibility, hot enough to rewire the entire idea of…
Nate Patrin | August 20, 2019 - 11:42 am

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Barry Manilow’s “I Write The Songs”

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 | August 20, 2019 - 11:41 am

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: C.W. McCall’s “Convoy”

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 | August 19, 2019 - 10:36 am

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 | August 16, 2019 - 4:17 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

I would now like to call the world's attention to the moment where Normani bounces a basketball off of her ass. This occurs right around…
Tom Breihan | August 16, 2019 - 12:29 pm

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Bay City Rollers’ “Saturday Night”

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 | August 16, 2019 - 11:09 am

The Anniversary

Hospice Turns 10

"In 2009, you kind of need to know some C++ just to talk about bands," Brian Howe wrote in the Pitchfork review for Antlers' breakthrough…
Ian Cohen | August 16, 2019 - 10:44 am

The Week In Pop

Look Out America, Here Comes Lewis Capaldi

"I was getting kinda used to being someone you loved." The sentence is simple; the sentiment is deep. Lewis Capaldi howls these words at the…
Chris DeVille | August 15, 2019 - 4:00 pm

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: The Staple Singers’ “Let’s Do It Again”

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 | August 15, 2019 - 11:25 am

Premature Evaluation

Premature Evaluation: Sleater-Kinney The Center Won’t Hold

The first review of The Center Won't Hold, Sleater-Kinney's new album, was the most damning, and the most important. It was only 17 words long,…
Tom Breihan | August 15, 2019 - 9:41 am

Stereogum Sessions

Watch Jay Som’s Stereogum Session

Next week, the second Jay Som album, Anak Ko, will finally be out in the world. And the singles have promised a worthy successor to…
Ryan Leas | August 14, 2019 - 5:08 pm
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