2017 In Review

2017 In Review

The 50 Best Stereogum Comments Of 2017

Thanks for another year of commenting on this website! And reading? You read this too, right? Everyone here at Stereogum (even Tom) appreciates that despite…
Scott Lapatine | December 31, 2017 - 4:01 pm

2017 In Review

The 40 Worst Songs Of 2017

The internet was a lot less fun this year. With Russian propagandists invading Facebook, neo-Nazis overrunning Twitter, child predators exploiting YouTube comments, ransomware attacking our…
Scott Lapatine | December 29, 2017 - 4:20 pm

2017 In Review

The 10 Best Covers Of 2017

Now that the year's over, it's time to go over a list of the 10 best covers to emerge from the various corners of the…
Nate Patrin | December 28, 2017 - 11:56 am

2017 In Review

How Musicians Turned To Their Mothers During A Destabilizing Year

One of the most disarming moments in a sea of disarming moments on Frank Ocean's 2016 album Blonde comes four tracks in, after the haze…
Sasha Geffen | December 26, 2017 - 1:52 pm

2017 In Review

The 101 Most Anticipated Albums Of 2018

We're here to imagine The Year That Will Be, but let's open today with some words from an artist we lost in The Year That…
Stereogum | December 21, 2017 - 3:05 pm

2017 In Review

The Year In Musicians Antagonizing The Media

The President of the United States logged onto Twitter last week to declare journalists "a stain on America!" As has become increasingly common in 2017,…
Chris DeVille | December 21, 2017 - 1:30 pm

2017 In Review

Noteworthy Movie Soundtracks From 2017

Ideally, a great movie soundtrack should be just as immersive as the film itself, whether as a result of a singular vision or good curation.
James Rettig | December 20, 2017 - 1:47 pm

2017 In Review

The New Old Guard: The Return (And State Of) ’00s Indie In 2017

By the end of 2016, it was easy to feel overwhelmed by what had occurred in the music world. The major releases had arrived furiously,…
Ryan Leas | December 20, 2017 - 9:40 am

2017 In Review

Every Zing Now: 19 Memorable Music Tweets From 2017

The world went through a lot this year -- Trump, an investigation into Russian election interference, Nazis, an Arcade Fire album rollout. Twitter also went…
Peter Helman | December 19, 2017 - 1:14 pm

2017 In Review

The 10 Best Country Albums Of 2017

Well, it certainly looked like the CMAs got political this year after all.
Stephen Deusner | December 18, 2017 - 12:01 pm

2017 In Review

The Year In Viral Success Stories: The Good, The Bhad, & The Buzzy

The fidget spinner may very well be the emblem of 2017: an omnipresent commercial object meant to relieve stress. It didn’t take long for the…
Julia Gray | December 18, 2017 - 12:00 pm

2017 In Review

The 50 Best Music Videos Of 2017

In this space in past years, I've usually written about which music-video directors had the best years. It's a variation of the auteur theory, as…
Tom Breihan | December 18, 2017 - 11:23 am

2017 In Review

27 Reissues From 2017 You Should Check Out

It's becoming increasingly difficult to keep track of new releases in stores in a given week, and even more daunting to stay on top of…
Annie Zaleski | December 15, 2017 - 12:52 pm

2017 In Review

Recommended Reading 2017

One of my 2017 New Year's resolutions was to re-invest in reading. I kept a tally of every book I powered through, and when I…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | December 15, 2017 - 11:00 am

2017 In Review

Like Everything Else, Music Videos Turned Millennial Pink In 2017

Apparently, pop culture can now assign an entire generation their own color. "Millennial Pink" has supposedly been on the rise for the past few years,…
Margaret Farrell | December 14, 2017 - 9:25 am
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