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34 Essential Glam Songs

When Marc Bolan appeared on the BBC show Top Of The Pops in March 1971 to perform his smash hit "Hot Love," he launched a…
Stephen Deusner | January 5, 2017 - 1:19 pm

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15 Halloween Songs Rated By Spookiness

In a world beset by attacks on human rights, disease, death, and social media, the one thing everyone can agree is the scariest thing is,…
Kelly Conaboy | October 25, 2016 - 1:51 pm

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The 10 Most Unattractive Songs That You Can Now Make Your Tinder Anthem

2015 was the year pop stars invaded our dating apps. Mariah Carey was on Match.com; Zedd, Jason Derulo, and Luke Bryan all premiered music through…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 20, 2016 - 12:04 pm

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9 Red Hot Chili Peppers Songs That Don’t Suck

After a while doing this job, you hit a certain point. You've written about too many artists. Maybe all of your favorite ones. And you…
Ryan Leas | June 16, 2016 - 1:38 pm

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Various Artists: A Tribute To ’90s Tribute Albums

It's Weird '90s Week on Stereogum. All week long we're looking at the strangest musical moments and trends of the decade. Check out more here.
Stephen Deusner | May 16, 2016 - 3:14 pm

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10 Essential Tracks From The Early Years Of Grime

In the early 2000s, something new and exciting was happening in the UK music scene. The sound of UK garage was taking over the charts…
Stereogum | March 14, 2016 - 1:11 pm

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The 18 Best Oasis Songs Since Be Here Now

There's a prevailing narrative about Oasis' career. It begins with the meteoric rise, the one-two punch of dual classic albums, Definitely Maybe and (What's The
Ryan Leas | November 25, 2015 - 9:10 am

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The 31 Best U2 Non-Album Tracks

U2 are the kind of band that doesn't so much release albums as release events. In the context of their career, that means various things…
Ryan Leas | July 27, 2015 - 1:20 pm

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30 Essential Max Martin Songs

The thought came to me in a drug store. Or a department store. Or the backseat of a taxicab. I don't remember where it was,…
Michael Nelson | March 26, 2015 - 11:51 am

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30 Essential Radiohead Non-Album Tracks

My passionate teenage obsession with Radiohead coincided with the rise of Napster. So whereas previous generations of fanatical music fans lived and died by record…
Chris DeVille | March 11, 2015 - 3:19 pm

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30 Essential Post-Rock Songs

Above all else, the Wikipedia entry on post-rock exemplifies how difficult it can be to pin down movements in music: Did the genre begin in…
Stereogum | January 7, 2015 - 1:24 pm

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26 Essential Songs From The NYC Rock Resurgence

Mainstream American rock music, as you might recall, was in rough shape in the late '90s. The Alt-Nation era had run out of road for…
Ryan Leas | November 19, 2014 - 10:26 am

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30 Essential Songs From The Golden Era Of Emo

Ask anyone old enough to drink what they think emo is, and you'll get about as many different responses as people willing to answer. They'll…
Patric Fallon | July 22, 2014 - 10:18 am

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The Drakeography: The 100 Best Drake Songs

Immersing yourself in Drake's catalog is more than a little like jumping into bed with the guy for one of those torrid affairs he likes…
Chris DeVille | September 25, 2013 - 10:46 am

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The Afghan Whigs’ 13 Most Vicious Songs

Greg Dulli is the quintessential wounded animal-as-frontman. Across six albums and a handful of stellar EPs throughout the better part of the '90s, Dulli and…
Michael Nelson | June 21, 2012 - 11:25 am