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Go Your Own Way: 25 Notable Divorce Albums

Pop music is littered with the shattered remains of relationships. As the stereotype goes: Personal strife often makes for good art. And for many artists,…
Ryan Leas | October 16, 2017 - 1:20 pm

Interview

Q&A: Bananarama Talk Getting The Band Back Together & Their Upcoming Tour

Dive through the sea of sounds that emerged from of the 1980s and you’ll find the material that pulls on your senses the strongest. Maybe…
Robbie Daw | October 16, 2017 - 12:03 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

It's Friday The 13th in October and you know what that means: spooky shit coming your way! Read our spooky premature evaluation of Beck's bad
Stereogum | October 13, 2017 - 5:56 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

We are getting deep into the Halloween season, and yet the Halloween music-video season has not yet really begun. Typically, the two weeks before Halloween…
Tom Breihan | October 13, 2017 - 12:32 pm

The Anniversary

Nimrod Turns 20

I've always gotten the impression that Nimrod -- which turns 20 tomorrow -- is the Jan Brady of '90s Green Day albums. I don't have…
Rachel Brodsky | October 13, 2017 - 10:41 am

Sounding Board

Bruce Springsteen Brings 15 Songs, A Lifetime Of Stories To Broadway

Springsteen On Broadway is absolutely, 100%, a Broadway show. The stage is set to look like a bare-bones rehearsal space with a brick wall and…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | October 12, 2017 - 8:13 pm

The Week In Pop

Poder A La “Gente”: The Latin Pop Resurgence Is On

"Mi Gente" is the perfect name for it, really.
Chris DeVille | October 12, 2017 - 4:00 pm

Status Ain't Hood

Hoodrich Pablo Juan Should Be Atlanta’s Next Up

Rap is moving fast these days. Right now, the zeitgeist seems to belong to a loose crew of anarchic, face-tatted South Florida kids, 90-pound rappers…
Tom Breihan | October 11, 2017 - 12:43 pm

10 Best Songs

The 10 Best Vince Staples Songs

Vincent Jamal Staples doesn't have to hide behind an MC name, middle name, or street name, at a time when most of his fellow rappers…
Collin Robinson | October 11, 2017 - 11:50 am

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile Lotta Sea Lice

A working theory: Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile recorded a whole album together mostly just so they'd have an excuse to hang out. It's hard…
Tom Breihan | October 10, 2017 - 12:03 pm

Premature Evaluation

Premature Evaluation: St. Vincent MASSEDUCTION

MASSEDUCTION starts with a plane crash and ends with a suicide. The space between is occupied by day-glo demons that skulk in the shadows of…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | October 10, 2017 - 11:00 am

The Anniversary

In Rainbows Turns 10

When a band you once feared dead returns out of nowhere with one of their greatest albums, it feels a little like a resurrection. So…
Chris DeVille | October 10, 2017 - 10:18 am

Interview

Q&A: Stuart Murdoch On Belle And Sebastian’s New EP Series And The State They Are In After 20 Years

During the epochal period when Belle And Sebastian were making albums such as If You're Feeling Sinister, Tigermilk, The Boy With The Arab Strap and…
Michael Tedder | October 10, 2017 - 8:31 am

Sounding Board

Then It All Falls Apart: Tunnel Of Love At 30

By the middle of the 1980s, Bruce Springsteen was on top of the world. In 1984, he released Born In The U.S.A., the album that…
Ryan Leas | October 9, 2017 - 1:52 pm

Interview

Q&A: John Carpenter Talks New Album Anthology & The Upcoming Halloween Sequel

John Carpenter, the director of such genre-defining shockers as Halloween, The Fog, The Thing, and Christine, permanently scarred our collective childhood with his knack for…
Robbie Daw | October 9, 2017 - 10:13 am
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