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ICE’s Arrest Of 21 Savage Is An Outrage

We don't know a whole lot right now, but here's what we do know: On Sunday night, US Immigration And Customs Enforcement (ICE) arrested Sha…
Tom Breihan | February 4, 2019 - 2:05 pm

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7 Observations From Kacey Musgraves’ Oh, What A World Tour

When Kacey Musgraves released Golden Hour last March, she tapped into a seemingly bottomless well of critical hosannas. Yours truly was personally responsible for a…
Chris DeVille | January 30, 2019 - 3:43 pm

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Hop Along Beer Vs. Hanson Beer: A Roundtable

Hello, loyal readers! We here at Stereogum have moved offices, making the grand exodus from a gathering of cubicles near Grand Central Station to a…
James Rettig | January 29, 2019 - 5:36 pm

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Lindsay Lohan Is A Boss Bitch Now. Remember When She Was A Musician?

"Lindsay Lohan has been 18 for just under a week when she tells me her breasts are real. I did not ask (gentlemen never do),…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | January 11, 2019 - 12:59 pm

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Thoughts On The Coachella 2019 Poster

Like we always do at this time! The day that Coachella unveils its poster is one of the great holidays in pop music. Even if…
Tom Breihan | January 3, 2019 - 2:01 pm

2018 In Review

The Year Of Subverted Archetypes, From Be The Cowboy To “God Is A Woman”

For the past six years, men have dominated the Grammys to a depressing degree. Earlier this year, a study found that from 2012 to 2017…
Margaret Farrell | December 14, 2018 - 1:15 pm

2018 In Review

Nostalgia And The Shape Of Mainstream Rock To Come

In late 2017, alternative rock radio returned to New York City for the first time in six years. 92.3 FM made the switch from pop…
Jeff Yerger | December 11, 2018 - 3:16 pm

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Vox Lux And The Death Of Poptimism

(Warning: Vox Lux spoilers ahead.) Over the last couple decades, there's been a shift in the way we discuss pop culture. It has…
James Rettig | December 10, 2018 - 12:01 pm

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Welcome Back To The Bizarre Alternate Universe That Is The Grammys

The Grammys are weird. We all know this. The Recording Academy has long viewed the world as through cracked glass, capturing a vision of the…
Chris DeVille | December 7, 2018 - 1:00 pm

2018 In Review

The Year Of The EP… Or Is It An Album? Or Is It A “Project”?

For once, Vince Staples wasn't sure what to say. Five days after dropping another incredible collection of songs, the Long Beach rapper and reigning Twitter…
Chris DeVille | December 5, 2018 - 10:01 am

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Every Song On The Beatles’ “White Album” Ranked Worst To Best

"The White Album" was a neat little concept. Actually, it was a sprawling mess that defies concept, but still: clever idea to roll this one…
Chris DeVille | November 21, 2018 - 10:00 am

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The Offspring’s Americana Rode Resentment And Respectability Politics All The Way To The Top

In 2015, the Offspring auctioned off the rights for their Columbia Records catalogue to Round Hill Music, a $35 million deal that included a total…
Pranav Trewn | November 16, 2018 - 11:02 am

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Approaching Lil Peep On The Other Side Of Tragedy

On the evening of April 9, 2017, I stopped at a brewery on my way to a Radiohead concert. I was alone, so I played…
Patrick Lyons | November 12, 2018 - 1:40 pm

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10 Memorable Acts At Iceland Airwaves 2018

Far from its origins as a small event in an airplane hangar, Iceland Airwaves has steadily ballooned into an all-encompassing experience that takes over Reykjavik…
Ryan Leas | November 12, 2018 - 9:12 am

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Brooklyn Wept For Boygenius

My favorite thing about Boygenius is that they exist. This is embarrassing for me and insulting to them, because their music is fantastic. But I…
Jael Goldfine | November 8, 2018 - 3:22 pm
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