The Anniversary

The Anniversary

Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends Turns 10

In 2005, Coldplay released their third album, X&Y. In many ways, it was one of those collections where a band starts to sound exactly like…
Ryan Leas | June 15, 2018 - 12:12 pm

The Anniversary

Evil Urges Turns 10

My Morning Jacket were in a new chapter. In 2005, they released Z, a turning-point album that served as a demarcation between the first phase…
Ryan Leas | June 11, 2018 - 2:51 pm

The Anniversary

Los Angeles Turns 10

Texture and electronic leanings have been a part of hip-hop since the genre's adolescence. They were present in the early '80s, though neither was necessarily…
Collin Robinson | June 11, 2018 - 10:25 am

The Anniversary

Tha Carter III Turns 10

When Tha Carter III dropped it seemed like Lil Wayne could continue the series forever and it would warrant our attention for just as long.
Collin Robinson | June 8, 2018 - 12:46 pm

The Anniversary

Dragging A Dead Deer Up A Hill Turns 10

Let’s start with the title. Dragging A Dead Deer Up A Hill is a short story, a bit of flash fiction. Like that oft-cited Ernest
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 8, 2018 - 10:30 am

The Anniversary

Fleet Foxes Turns 10

By 2008, indie's ascension was in full swing. Arcade Fire were already a big name. The preceding year, the National and LCD Soundsystem had released…
Ryan Leas | June 4, 2018 - 10:55 am

The Anniversary

Adore Turns 20

Going into 1998, Billy Corgan was on top of the world. Three years earlier, the Smashing Pumpkins released their third official full-length, the ambitious double…
Ryan Leas | June 1, 2018 - 11:00 am

The Anniversary

Sketches For My Sweetheart The Drunk Turns 20

"This is the half-light, see me as I am."
Patrick Lyons | May 25, 2018 - 12:35 pm

The Anniversary

It’s Dark And Hell Is Hot Turns 20

The wires were breaking. In 1997, Irv Gotti, then a newly-hired A&R guy at Def Jam, took label boss Lyor Cohen to hear DMX rap…
Tom Breihan | May 11, 2018 - 11:02 am

The Anniversary

A Series Of Sneaks Turns 20

Over the course of their 25-year career, indie rock legends Spoon have developed an instantly recognizable signature sound. If you've heard more than one Spoon…
Chris DeVille | May 4, 2018 - 1:33 pm

The Anniversary

Santogold Turns 10

Santi White was not a novice. She'd already worked the music industry from both sides, doing A&R for Epic and fronting the Philly-based punk band…
Ryan Leas | April 30, 2018 - 3:50 pm

The Anniversary

Third Turns 10

In the beginning of the movie Annihilation, Alex Garland's recent interpretation of Jeff VanderMeer's novel, the music almost feels like a nondescript placeholder. There's a…
Ryan Leas | April 27, 2018 - 1:17 pm

The Anniversary

Capital Punishment Turns 20

It's late 1997 or maybe early 1998, and the grainy VHS video shows six of the most exciting young rappers in the greater New York…
Tom Breihan | April 27, 2018 - 1:12 pm

The Anniversary

Mezzanine Turns 20

Hugh Laurie, gaunt and bearded, limps down a hospital hallway as images from old medical textbooks fill the screen. Brad Pitt, ashy and greasy and…
Tom Breihan | April 20, 2018 - 1:22 pm

The Anniversary

Music Has The Right To Children Turns 20

Remember ephemera? I mean, you're not supposed to -- it's short-term material meant to leave a vague informational imprint on your mind before receding to…
Nate Patrin | April 20, 2018 - 10:13 am
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