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Covering The White Album: 8 Memorable Reinterpretations Of Songs From The Beatles

OK: The Beatles is turning 50! There's a box set out! Cop that shit! I mean, if you feel like it. But also: How hard…
Nate Patrin | November 21, 2018 - 12:03 pm

Status Ain't Hood

ALLBLACK Carries The Bay Area Flame

"Thank you, Kenny." That's something the Oakland rapper ALLBLACK says over and over on 2 Minute Drills, his new collaborative EP with the producer Kenny…
Tom Breihan | November 21, 2018 - 11:30 am

Interview

‘Til Today: 25 Years After Her Solo Debut, Aimee Mann Looks Back

Before she had no luck at all, Aimee Mann had beginner's luck. She hit it big at the age of 24 with one of the…
Doug Bleggi | November 21, 2018 - 11:21 am

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: The 5th Dimension’s “Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In”

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 | November 21, 2018 - 10:43 am

Sounding Board

Every Song On The Beatles’ “White Album” Ranked Worst To Best

"The White Album" was a neat little concept. Actually, it was a sprawling mess that defies concept, but still: clever idea to roll this one…
Chris DeVille | November 21, 2018 - 10:00 am

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Unreqvited Mosaic I: L’Amour Et L’Ardeur

Maybe it's Friday Night Lights. Maybe I'm conditioned. But there's a certain kind of ringing, sustained guitar chord that kicks me in the soul every…
Tom Breihan | November 20, 2018 - 11:06 am

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Tommy Roe’s “Dizzy”

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 | November 20, 2018 - 9:27 am

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Sly & The Family Stone’s “Everyday People”

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 | November 19, 2018 - 10:37 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Let's all take a moment to thank the powers that Jack White didn't end up playing Jackson Maine in A Star Is Born. Can you
Stereogum | November 16, 2018 - 5:18 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Their new video is not on this week's list, but I'd just like to include a special open letter to the Chainsmokers and Kelsea Ballerini:…
Tom Breihan | November 16, 2018 - 3:40 pm

Sounding Board

The Offspring’s Americana Rode Resentment And Respectability Politics All The Way To The Top

In 2015, the Offspring auctioned off the rights for their Columbia Records catalogue to Round Hill Music, a $35 million deal that included a total…
Pranav Trewn | November 16, 2018 - 11:02 am

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Tommy James & The Shondells’ “Crimson And Clover”

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 | November 16, 2018 - 10:49 am

The Week In Pop

While You Were Laughing At Mariah Carey She Was Making Yet Another Dope Album

Do you remember what you were doing the night of December 31, 2016? Just after midnight, I was at home watching Dick Clark's New Year's
Chris DeVille | November 15, 2018 - 4:32 pm

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Marvin Gaye’s “I Heard It Through The Grapevine”

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 | November 15, 2018 - 10:31 am

Status Ain't Hood

Sheck Wes Has A Story

Stop me if you've heard this one before: A good-looking teenager from the northern reaches of Manhattan becomes a high school basketball star. But instead…
Tom Breihan | November 14, 2018 - 11:51 am
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