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Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: SPELLLING Mazy Fly

Before we can even discuss this week's best albums, there is something that needs to be addressed: band names. Band names are bad now. I…
Tom Breihan | February 19, 2019 - 11:29 am

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Al Green’s “Let’s Stay Together”

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 | February 19, 2019 - 10:39 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Every week the Stereogum staff chooses the five best new songs of the week (the eligibility period begins and ends Thursdays right before midnight). This
Stereogum | February 15, 2019 - 3:18 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

The big music video from this past week, the one that seemed custom-designed to drive conversation, was Ariana Grande's "break up with your girlfriend, i'm
Tom Breihan | February 15, 2019 - 1:55 pm

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Don McLean’s “American Pie”

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 | February 15, 2019 - 12:03 pm

The Anniversary

Dark Was The Night Turns 10

Indie had a big year in 2009. As the first decade of the century drew to a close, there was a slew of major releases…
Ryan Leas | February 15, 2019 - 10:55 am

The Anniversary

Apple Venus Volume 1 Turns 20

XTC's 1999 album, Apple Venus Volume 1, announces itself with a literal splash: Opening track "River Of Orchids" begins with the amplified sound of water…
Annie Zaleski | February 15, 2019 - 10:42 am

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Melanie’s “Brand New Key”

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 | February 14, 2019 - 11:35 am

Sounding Board

Post Mortem: The Legacy Of Bark Psychosis’ Hex At 25

The first revolutionary shot fired from the '90s rock underground in the UK was explosive enough to dispatch a home stereo. The story goes that…
Ian King | February 14, 2019 - 11:09 am

Status Ain't Hood

Wiz Khalifa Can Still Rap When He Feels Like It

"Releasing a song on a cookie's crazy." That's how Wiz Khalifa describes releasing a song on a cookie. If you watched this past Sunday's Grammys…
Tom Breihan | February 13, 2019 - 12:41 pm

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Sly & The Family Stone’s “Family Affair”

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 | February 13, 2019 - 10:52 am

The Anniversary

So Far Gone Turns 10

Today marks a decade of Drake domination. On this date 10 years ago, Aubrey Graham released So Far Gone, the mixtape that transformed him from…
Chris DeVille | February 13, 2019 - 10:13 am

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Sir Babygirl Crush On Me

In the middle of "thank u, next," the game-changing monster of a hit single that she released last year, Ariana Grande makes an announcement about…
Tom Breihan | February 12, 2019 - 1:03 pm

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Isaac Hayes’ “Theme From Shaft

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 | February 12, 2019 - 11:45 am

Breaks With Tradition

Breaks With Tradition: “King Of The Beats”

It can be bittersweet reminiscing about J Dilla during his birth week: celebrating his 2/7 birthday and the 2006 release of his instrumental beat tape/masterpiece…
Nate Patrin | February 11, 2019 - 10:52 am
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