The Anniversary

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

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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

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“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

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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

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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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Rise Above Turns 10

On the surface, its concept bordered on kitsch: a Yale-educated Brooklyn indie rocker was writing an album of "re-imagined" songs from Black Flag’s 1981 debut…
Lindsey Rhoades | September 11, 2017 - 1:33 pm

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Graduation Turns 10

When looking back on a classic album, it's always crazy to consider all the ways the world has changed in the years since its release.
Chris DeVille | September 11, 2017 - 12:03 pm

The Anniversary

Strawberry Jam Turns 10

The first thing you see is the cover: a tastefully arranged heap of pulped strawberries that verges on the NSFW, suggesting a Gourmet photoshoot or…
Raymond Cummings | September 11, 2017 - 10:47 am

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“Tubthumping” Turns 20

In 1982, in the British town of Burnley, a bunch of former members of a band called Chimp Eats Banana formed an anarchist collective named…
Tom Breihan | September 1, 2017 - 10:44 am

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Be Here Now Turns 20

Be Here Now was the beginning of the end for Oasis. You know the story: Going into 1997, the Gallagher brothers were larger than life,…
Ryan Leas | August 18, 2017 - 2:16 pm

The Anniversary

Kala Turns 10

Sixteen years before we elected the most embarrassing president in US history, we elected the second most embarrassing president in US history. The climate of…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 18, 2017 - 11:50 am

The Anniversary

Backstreet Boys Turns 20

The Backstreet Boys performed live for the first time ever at SeaWorld Orlando. The year was 1993 and the show took place at Shamu Stadium,…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 11, 2017 - 11:29 am
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