Franchises - Page 3

The Anniversary

Graduation Turns 10

When looking back on a classic album, it's always crazy to consider all the ways the world has changed in the years since its release.
Chris DeVille | September 11, 2017 - 12:03 pm

The Anniversary

Strawberry Jam Turns 10

The first thing you see is the cover: a tastefully arranged heap of pulped strawberries that verges on the NSFW, suggesting a Gourmet photoshoot or…
Raymond Cummings | September 11, 2017 - 10:47 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Twin Peaks ended this week, for the second time, and I have no idea whether I liked it or not. Certain scenes were utterly spellbinding;…
Tom Breihan | September 8, 2017 - 5:25 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Seems like just last week we were talking about Taylor Swift failing to make 5 Best Songs. Actually, it seems like it was three months…
Stereogum | September 8, 2017 - 4:55 pm

Gotcha Covered

Gotcha Covered: “Do It Again”

When Steely Dan's guitarist/co-songwriter Walter Becker passed away last Sunday, most of the remembrances -- including the one from his cohort in sly yet yearning
Nate Patrin | September 7, 2017 - 12:18 pm

Status Ain't Hood

We All Need To Be Grateful For Lil Wayne’s Continued Existence

Three and a half years ago, your entire Stereogum staff was at the FADER Fort during SXSW, watching the beautifully random one-off set where the…
Tom Breihan | September 6, 2017 - 2:57 pm

Sounding Board

Lost Edge: LCD Soundsystem’s Road To Sincerity

Just over 15 years ago, James Murphy released the first LCD Soundsystem single, "Losing My Edge." Its role in the band's mythology is foundational. A…
Ryan Leas | September 6, 2017 - 2:55 pm

List

Always Music In The Air: Twin Peaks: The Return Performances From Worst To Best

When Julee Cruise appeared at the end of Twin Peaks: The Return Episode 17 on Sunday night, reprising "The World Spins" from the first season…
Stephen Deusner | September 6, 2017 - 11:52 am

Interview

Q&A: Wand’s Cory Hanson Talks Rebooting The Band For Their Impressive New Album Plum

With three rapid-fire albums in just 14 months throughout 2014 and 2015, high-octane garage-psych combo Wand established themselves as one of the most prolific bands…
Chris DeVille | September 6, 2017 - 9:23 am

Sounding Board

Somehow, We Are Absolutely Ready For Taylor Swift’s Rapping-About-Being-Horny-Over-Dubstep Single

On Sunday morning, the world changed. Suddenly, Trace Adkins' "Honky Tonk Badonkadonk" was no longer the last word in country stars using vaguely European dance-music…
Tom Breihan | September 5, 2017 - 3:35 pm

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Zola Jesus Okovi

Seven or eight years ago, I saw Nika Roza Danilova lift a mace over her head in a Chicago bar, and the image has stayed…
Tom Breihan | September 5, 2017 - 10:58 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The world moves on, another week, another column. Yes, friends, as we head into Labor Day Weekend, we present to you our latest edition of…
Stereogum | September 1, 2017 - 3:44 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This past Sunday, MTV aired its annual Video Music Awards. I didn't watch the show. Neither, probably, did you. Game Of Thrones absolutely fucking annihilated…
Tom Breihan | September 1, 2017 - 12:08 pm

Sounding Board

Beginning Of The End: A Look Back At The Downfall Of Genesis 20 Years Later

"Like the story that we wish was never ending/ We know sometime we must reach that final page/ And still we carry on just pretending/
Jeff Yerger | September 1, 2017 - 12:00 pm

Premature Evaluation

Premature Evaluation: The National Sleep Well Beast

It finally happened. The National finally made a rock album. I honestly thought it would never happen again. Back on 2005's Alligator, when many of…
Tom Breihan | September 1, 2017 - 11:24 am
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