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Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Maxo Kream Brandon Banks

Will they be the same band? That's something we used to worry about. From the post-Nirvana early-'90s grunge boom all the way through to the…
Tom Breihan | July 16, 2019 - 11:18 am

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Freddy Fender’s “Before The Next Teardrop Falls”

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 | July 16, 2019 - 10:40 am

Song Of The Summer

Vote For The Song Of The Summer 2019

Appropriately enough for a season defined by swimming pools, sweat, and refreshing ice-cold beverages, the Song Of The Summer is a slippery concept. Does it…
Chris DeVille | July 15, 2019 - 11:00 am

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Earth, Wind & Fire’s “Shining Star”

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 | July 15, 2019 - 10:35 am

Sounding Board

With The Cure, Smashing Pumpkins, and Vampire Weekend, NOS Alive 2019 Went All-In On Big Headliners

Each July, the festival NOS Alive takes over a stretch of land just off the water in Lisbon. If your Instagram feed is anything like…
Ryan Leas | July 14, 2019 - 2:37 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Greetings, fam! We skipped Five Best last week since it was a national holiday, but now we're back in full force. Songs from the past…
Stereogum | July 12, 2019 - 2:12 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This column didn't run last week, since it was the 4th Of July weekend and everyone was off. As a result, this week's edition is…
Tom Breihan | July 12, 2019 - 1:12 pm

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Tony Orlando & Dawn’s “He Don’t Love You (Like I Love You)”

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 | July 12, 2019 - 10:47 am

Ultimate Playlist

40 Disco Songs That Definitely Don’t Suck

Disco Demolition Night, which happened 40 years ago today, is the day two genres were marked for death. Disco itself was one of them, of…
Nate Patrin | July 12, 2019 - 9:48 am

The Week In Pop

Rosalía Is Becoming Earth’s Most Exciting Pop Star

At this late date it's rare to encounter music that truly sounds like nothing else, but El Mal Querer pulled it off last year. The…
Chris DeVille | July 11, 2019 - 2:27 pm

Interview

Glitterer Steps Out On His Own

There’s a song on Glitterer’s official debut album, Looking Through The Shades, called "The News." Unlike the other 13 tracks on the record, which are…
Eli Enis | July 11, 2019 - 11:00 am

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: B. J. Thomas’ “(Hey Won’t You Play) Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song”

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 | July 11, 2019 - 10:20 am

Status Ain't Hood

J. Cole’s All-Star Dreamville Rap Camp Makes Beautiful Chaos

There have been rap camps before. In the sessions for his album My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, Kanye West famously flew basically all the artists…
Tom Breihan | July 10, 2019 - 11:33 am

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Elton John’s “Philadelphia Freedom”

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 | July 10, 2019 - 10:04 am

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Purple Mountains Purple Mountains

Because David Berman is the reclusive singer-songwriter behind legendary indie band Silver Jews and the author of the acclaimed poetry collection Actual Air, you might…
Chris DeVille | July 9, 2019 - 1:50 pm
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