The Anniversary

The Anniversary

I Will Be Turns 10

The buzzy, big-name albums from 2009 were artsy and ambitious. Animal Collective, Dirty Projectors, and Grizzly Bear would dominate year-end lists, but at the same…
James Rettig | March 30, 2020 - 10:08 am

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“Oops!… I Did It Again” Turns 20

Once the dust had cleared on the Y2K transition, the popular press went back to fussing over Britney Spears, the Louisiana-born Mickey Mouse Club alumna…
Maura Johnston | March 27, 2020 - 10:45 am

The Anniversary

Like Water For Chocolate Turns 20

Rappers diversify. That's how it's been for a couple of decades now. Black artistry and ingenuity have always sold well, no matter the shape in…
Collin Robinson | March 27, 2020 - 9:30 am

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We Have The Facts And We’re Voting Yes Turns 20

Now here's the Pacific Northwest indie rock classic that should’ve been called Keep It Like A Secret.
Ian Cohen | March 23, 2020 - 10:10 am

The Anniversary

The Noise Made By People Turns 20

To look at Broadcast 20 years after their full-length debut The Noise Made By People is to confront the idea of what "psychedelic" meant at…
Nate Patrin | March 20, 2020 - 1:24 pm

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The Covers Record Turns 20

I couldn't be hearing what I thought I was hearing. It just couldn't be right. Chan Marshall was onstage singing a Rolling Stones song, but…
Tom Breihan | March 20, 2020 - 11:12 am

The Week In Pop

*NSYNC Nailed The Boy Band Blueprint With No Strings Attached

*NSYNC didn't just break the first-week sales record, they obliterated it. When the superstar boy band's second album No Strings Attached dropped on March 21,…
Chris DeVille | March 16, 2020 - 3:54 pm

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The Monitor Turns 10

It still sounds preposterous: a ragged New Jersey band, with a name taken from Shakespeare and a debut album citing one of the most famous…
Ryan Leas | March 9, 2020 - 12:57 pm

The Anniversary

Plastic Beach Turns 10

Twenty years on, the existence of Gorillaz still seems somewhat implausible. Throughout pop history, there have been plenty of drastic reinventions -- artists who, rather…
Ryan Leas | March 9, 2020 - 10:04 am

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Daisies Of The Galaxy Turns 20

The dark clouds that trailed Mark Oliver Everett of Eels through the 1990s, and much of his life before then, were tenacious. When that decade…
Ian King | February 28, 2020 - 1:47 pm

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Two Against Nature Turns 20

Much like the current Democratic Primary, the 2001 Grammys were an all-out generational war. The battle for Album Of The Year pitted Boomer favorites like…
Zach Schonfeld | February 28, 2020 - 11:16 am

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Machina/The Machines Of God Turns 20

Insofar as anything about Billy Corgan could be considered underrated anymore, he doesn’t get nearly enough credit as one of greatest quotes of the ‘90s:…
Ian Cohen | February 28, 2020 - 9:45 am

Interview

“Screaming Infidelities” At 20: Dashboard Confessional Reflects On Emo’s Breakthrough Anthem

It’s after midnight in the early days of the new millennium and Chris Carrabba is wide the fuck awake. He hasn't been getting much sleep…
Patrick D. McDermott | February 27, 2020 - 2:10 pm

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The Virgin Suicides Turns 20

There was one word in particular that kept hovering around Air when their original score for The Virgin Suicides came out 20 years ago this…
Ian King | February 21, 2020 - 2:15 pm

The Anniversary

And Then Nothing Turned Itself Inside-Out Turns 20

Some albums are meant to be listened to after dark. Yo La Tengo telegraphed such intentions for And Then Nothing Turned Itself Inside-Out with the…
Chris DeVille | February 21, 2020 - 12:59 pm
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