The Anniversary

The Anniversary

Big Willie Style Turns 20

Imagine how it must have felt to be the biggest movie star in the world while simultaneously spinning off hit after hit from a blockbuster…
Chris DeVille | November 24, 2017 - 11:52 am

The Anniversary

Reload Turns 20

"Lars and Kirk drove on those records. The whole 'We need to reinvent ourselves' topic was up. Image is not an evil thing for me,…
Phil Freeman | November 17, 2017 - 1:23 pm

The Anniversary

“My Heart Will Go On” Turns 20

Once, while on a third date and watching the end of Titanic on the couch, my date leaned over and prepared to say something. There…
Hanif Abdurraqib | November 17, 2017 - 10:31 am

The Anniversary

The Lonesome Crowded West Turns 20

When Modest Mouse released their second album -- on November 18, 1997; 20 years ago this Saturday -- the Seattle area was in a state…
Patrick Lyons | November 17, 2017 - 9:19 am

The Anniversary

Untrue Turns 10

Not to go all Rick And Morty on you, but sampling in pop is a lot like parallel universes. In one timeline, Rick James is…
Dan Weiss | November 3, 2017 - 1:44 pm

The Anniversary

In My Lifetime, Vol. 1 Turns 20

Jay-Z spent the summer of 1997 on Puff Daddy's No Way Out tour, and he must've learned some things there. In Jay's mind, he was…
Tom Breihan | November 3, 2017 - 12:31 pm

The Anniversary

Zaireeka Turns 20

The Flaming Lips are no strangers to strangeness. But before the vinyl pressed with blood, before the flash drives encased in gummy skulls, before the…
Peter Helman | October 27, 2017 - 9:25 am

The Anniversary

Nimrod Turns 20

I've always gotten the impression that Nimrod -- which turns 20 tomorrow -- is the Jan Brady of '90s Green Day albums. I don't have…
Rachel Brodsky | October 13, 2017 - 10:41 am

The Anniversary

In Rainbows Turns 10

When a band you once feared dead returns out of nowhere with one of their greatest albums, it feels a little like a resurrection. So…
Chris DeVille | October 10, 2017 - 10:18 am

The Anniversary

Oracular Spectacular Turns 10

When Hollywood unveils its first nostalgic coming-of-age period piece about the late aughts, an MGMT song will inevitably soundtrack the trailer. "Kids" is the obvious…
Chris DeVille | October 2, 2017 - 4:00 pm

The Anniversary

Souljaboytellem.com Turns 10

Surely the day will come when our children or their children will open a photo album and see some of us as younger versions of…
Hanif Abdurraqib | October 2, 2017 - 1:03 pm

The Anniversary

Time Out Of Mind Turns 20

The 1998 Grammy Awards were just out of hand. The producers of the 40th Grammy Awards did their best to broadcast a staid, comforting awards…
Tom Breihan | September 29, 2017 - 11:04 am

The Anniversary

“Dammit” Turns 20

Certain rock songs develop their classic status in part because they are built upon riffs so genius in their dumbfounding simplicity that every teenage guitarist…
Chris DeVille | September 22, 2017 - 3:42 pm

The Anniversary

Dots And Loops Turns 20

If the first word Dots And Loops calls to mind is "plasticine," the second is "yielding." That these two concepts somehow fail to contradict one…
Raymond Cummings | September 22, 2017 - 11:24 am

The Anniversary

Homogenic Turns 20

They used to play Björk on The Grind. In the likely event that you don't remember The Grind, it was an MTV dance show, a…
Tom Breihan | September 22, 2017 - 10:32 am
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