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The New Bad Character In Town: Quasimoto’s The Unseen At 20

The following is excerpted from Bring That Beat Back: How Sampling Built Hip-Hop by Nate Patrin. Copyright 2020 by Nate Patrin. Available from the University
Nate Patrin | June 11, 2020 - 11:20 am

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Before Today Turns 10

It can be hard to remember after a decade of chaotic stage antics, foot-in-mouth interviews, and dazzling studio albums just how offensive Ariel Pink already
Miles Bowe | June 8, 2020 - 9:45 am

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Rated R Turns 20

"Nicotine, Valium, Vicodin, marijuana, ecstasy, and alcohol!" Josh Homme incessantly repeated this recipe -- topped off with a dusting of "C-c-c-c-c-cocaine!" -- to kick off…
Chris DeVille | June 5, 2020 - 12:42 pm

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Fevers And Mirrors Turns 20

Conor Oberst stared out at the audience, squinting and seething. The Black Cat in Washington, DC was maybe halfway full, and a pretty good number…
Tom Breihan | May 29, 2020 - 11:00 am

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The Sophtware Slump Turns 20

Jed The Humanoid may not be one of science fiction's most iconic tragic figures, but his obscurity only emphasizes the sadness of his story. As…
Chris DeVille | May 29, 2020 - 9:45 am

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Mer De Noms Turns 20

I had no idea who A Perfect Circle were the first time I heard them. I was at Madison Square Garden on March 9, 2000,…
Phil Freeman | May 22, 2020 - 11:45 am

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Treats Turns 10

Treats was a game-changer. Sleigh Bells are the inflection point for the most exciting pop music of 2020. 100 gecs, Black Dresses, and the PC…
James Rettig | May 22, 2020 - 9:28 am

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The Marshall Mathers LP Turns 20

"Tower Records told me to shove this record up my ass. Do you know how it feels to be told to shove a record up…
Tom Breihan | May 22, 2020 - 9:08 am

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InnerSpeaker Turns 10

Before Kevin Parker could write psychedelic rock's future, he had to rewrite its past.
Chris DeVille | May 21, 2020 - 10:34 am

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The ArchAndroid Turns 10

We now know what Janelle Monáe would have done differently. Her third album, 2018's Dirty Computer, would have actually been her first, since she actually…
Christina Lee | May 18, 2020 - 8:45 am

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This Is Happening Turns 10

Once upon a time, This Is Happening was a perfect grand finale.
Ryan Leas | May 15, 2020 - 9:30 am

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100 Broken Windows Turns 20

Imagine if, instead of veering off into bleary electronics in the late '90s, R.E.M. went on to perfect the fuzzed-out sound they attempted on Monster.
Chris DeVille | May 8, 2020 - 2:00 pm

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High Violet Turns 10

The National were always beginning. At least, that's how it felt for over half of their career; at least, that was the story that kept…
Ryan Leas | May 8, 2020 - 9:50 am

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Cosmogramma Turns 10

Steven Ellison hadn't quite gotten to outer space yet, but he'd come close. With his first two Flying Lotus releases, 2006's 1983 and 2008's Los
Ryan Leas | May 4, 2020 - 10:45 am

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Bachelor No. 2 (Or, The Last Remains Of The Dodo) Turns 20

Aimee Mann writes about the devils you don't know and the devils you think you do. Especially on Bachelor No. 2 (Or, The Last Remains
Stephen Deusner | May 1, 2020 - 1:35 pm
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