The Anniversary

The Anniversary

Hospice Turns 10

"In 2009, you kind of need to know some C++ just to talk about bands," Brian Howe wrote in the Pitchfork review for Antlers' breakthrough…
Ian Cohen | August 16, 2019 - 10:44 am

The Anniversary

xx Turns 10

The xx came out of nowhere, and suddenly they had been around forever. The band's rise happened in a summer, when their debut album came…
James Rettig | August 14, 2019 - 9:49 am

The Anniversary

The Writing’s On The Wall Turns 20

Sometimes, the forces of history converge, and people rise out of nothing to become conquerors. Consider, if you will, Beyoncé Knowles, now appearing on half…
Tom Breihan | July 26, 2019 - 10:05 am

The Anniversary

LP Turns 10

Rostam Batmanglij came out publicly in a Rolling Stone profile in 2010, but for anyone who had latched onto Discovery's LP, which was released a…
James Rettig | July 8, 2019 - 9:30 am

The Anniversary

Lungs Turns 10

Young love is tough. Especially when that love is tumultuous, uncertain, full of rage, vengeful, and insatiable. The push and pull of a relationship gone…
Ilana Kaplan | July 3, 2019 - 12:10 pm

The Anniversary

Significant Other Turns 20

"You wanted the worst, you got the worst." - Fred Durst
Chris DeVille | June 21, 2019 - 11:45 am

The Anniversary

Surrender Turns 20

Prior to making his name in the early 1990s at the Haçienda and through his big-beat project Lionrock, Manchester-based DJ Justin Robertson once held a…
Ian King | June 21, 2019 - 10:00 am

The Anniversary

The White Stripes Turns 20

It is difficult to divorce the blues from its history, though that doesn't stop it from happening in broader discussions of American music history. Part…
Hanif Abdurraqib | June 14, 2019 - 3:00 pm

The Anniversary

Guerrilla Turns 20

Super Furry Animals insisted that drugs weren't a catalyst for the band's psychedelic vision, but some of SFA's early decisions came across as if they…
Ian King | June 14, 2019 - 11:27 am

The Anniversary

Supernatural Turns 20

"Man, it's a hot one."
Phil Freeman | June 14, 2019 - 9:31 am

The Anniversary

Ágætis byrjun Turns 20

"A good start" is not quite right. That's an accurate translation of the title Ágætis byrjun, and yet in precise terms it does not fit…
Chris DeVille | June 12, 2019 - 10:30 am

The Anniversary

Terror Twilight Turns 20

Stephen Malkmus was spelling it out for us. The Pavement frontman has never been known as a straight shooter, and surely it's folly to take…
Chris DeVille | June 7, 2019 - 12:15 pm

The Anniversary

Bitte Orca Turns 10

Of all the big albums that came out in 2009, Bitte Orca might be the one that came the most out of left-field. The music…
James Rettig | June 7, 2019 - 10:53 am

The Anniversary

Californication Turns 20

In case you missed it, the Red Hot Chili Peppers love California. It is, in fact, so hard-wired into their identity that, if you were…
Ryan Leas | June 7, 2019 - 9:15 am

The Anniversary

Enema Of The State Turns 20

High school sucks.
Jeff Yerger | May 31, 2019 - 10:20 am
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