2019 In Review

2019 In Review

The 50 Best Stereogum Comments Of 2019 — And Best Of The 2010s

Another "Auld Lang Syne" is imminent, which means it’s time to review the year in Stereogum comments. We’ve had so much to comment on in…
Scott Lapatine | December 31, 2019 - 2:19 pm

2019 In Review

The Black Market: The Year In Metal 2019

Welcome to our December Best Of The Rest Blowout. At midnight, 2019 is dead. Let’s remember it one last time before adorable Baby New Year…
Ian Chainey | December 31, 2019 - 11:17 am

2019 In Review

The 101 Most Anticipated Albums Of 2020

With the end of the decade rapidly approaching, 2019 has been an especially backward-looking year. Here at Stereogum, we examined the entirety of the 2010s…
Chris DeVille | December 18, 2019 - 11:47 am

2019 In Review

The 10 Best Hardcore Albums Of 2019

There have been long stretches this past year when I didn't want to listen to anything other than hardcore -- where music didn't sound right…
Tom Breihan | December 13, 2019 - 9:39 am

2019 In Review

The Top 40 Pop Songs Of 2019

The year is almost over, and the lists are abundant. This one is called The Top 40 Pop Songs Of 2019, which is a double…
Chris DeVille | December 12, 2019 - 12:23 pm

2019 In Review

Basking In The Glow: The 36 Best Music Tweets From 2019

Tweets! At the end of every year, for the past four years, we have collected memorable music tweets from artists and musicians into a handy…
Peter Helman | December 11, 2019 - 3:45 pm

2019 In Review

The 15 Best Music Podcasts Of 2019

If you’re looking for the stories behind your favorite songs, but don’t have time to read, say, Flea’s 400-page memoir or even all the liner…
Melissa Locker | December 11, 2019 - 11:50 am

2019 In Review

In Memoriam: Bands We Lost In 2019

Have you seen the hashtags? All of your faves announced 2020 reunion shows. Rage Against The Machine! My Chemical Romance! Circle Jerks! Mr. Bungle! Supergrass!
Scott Lapatine | December 10, 2019 - 2:12 pm

2019 In Review

The 10 Best Rap Albums Of 2019

At the end of 2019, rap is the most popular form of music in America, and maybe in the entire world. We know this. The…
Tom Breihan | December 10, 2019 - 12:58 pm

2019 In Review

Stereogum’s 100 Favorite Songs Of 2019

Within the macro tradition that is year-end list season, we at Stereogum have carved out our own micro tradition: Every December, instead of publishing a…
Stereogum | December 10, 2019 - 11:00 am

2019 In Review

The 10 Best Jazz Albums Of 2019

This wasn’t a year of radical transformation in the world of jazz. There was no single breakout star, and no explosion like the sudden realization…
Phil Freeman | December 9, 2019 - 3:00 pm

2019 In Review

The 10 Best Country Albums Of 2019

If you ask Twitter -- or your teenage nephew in Los Angeles -- the story of country music in 2019 was Lil Nas X and…
Marissa R. Moss | December 9, 2019 - 10:30 am

2019 In Review

The 10 Best Metal Albums Of 2019

Hails, my fellow Black Marketers. Welcome to the inaugural edition of the Black Market Glossary, a reference guide designed to help new readers interpret what…
Ian Chainey | December 6, 2019 - 3:08 pm

2019 In Review

The 10 Best Electronic Albums Of 2019

In 2019, it’s difficult to say what isn't electronic music. Software dominates every genre, and everything we listen to and make is bought and sold…
Miles Bowe | December 6, 2019 - 11:33 am

2019 In Review

The 20 Best Music Videos Of 2019

The streaming services are starting to figure something out: People like music. People also like to throw on things to watch casually in the background.
Tom Breihan | December 5, 2019 - 11:15 am
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