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The Anniversary

The Hour Of Bewilderbeast Turns 20

In 2016, when he was 18 years old, the Canadian pop star Shawn Mendes shared some thoughts about his personal evolution since parlaying viral fame…
Chris DeVille | June 26, 2020 - 2:42 pm

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Country Grammar Turns 20

Nobody can take credit for "Down Down Baby." "Down Down Baby" is a part of American folkloric tradition, a clapping-game chant that goes back, at…
Tom Breihan | June 26, 2020 - 11:27 am

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De Stijl Turns 20

You have to be ready. That's the lesson. An upstart two-piece garage-blues band from Detroit, one that has a couple of records out on a…
Tom Breihan | June 19, 2020 - 4:18 pm

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The Rising Tide Turns 20

Sunny Day Real Estate is often held up as the greatest emo band of all time, or at least the most definitive. I won’t argue…
Ian Cohen | June 19, 2020 - 1:30 pm

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White Pony Turns 20

Deftones were different. With their second album, 1997's Around The Fur, the punishingly heavy Sacramento band had established themselves as a unique presence under the…
Chris DeVille | June 19, 2020 - 11:45 am

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Thank Me Later Turns 10

Drake had already changed the game. Technically, Thank Me Later, released 10 years ago, was his debut album. But with his 2009 mixtape So Far
Chris DeVille | June 15, 2020 - 12:55 pm

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The Moon & Antarctica Turns 20

Modest Mouse were epic before they signed to Epic. Both of the Issaquah, Washington indie band's first two proper LPs pushed the limits of the…
Chris DeVille | June 12, 2020 - 9:45 am

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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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