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The Anniversary

I See A Darkness Turns 20

Will Oldham is a slippery interview. He doesn’t love to explain the meaning behind the songs he writes and he has made that known throughout…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | January 18, 2019 - 11:06 am

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Blood Bank Turns 10

Let’s kick things off with a bold statement: Blood Bank is arguably the most consequential EP of the 2000s. Arriving a year and a half…
Stephen Deusner | January 18, 2019 - 9:45 am

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…Baby One More Time Turns 20

To say Britney Jean Spears set the musical bar high for herself is a vast understatement. The Kentwood, Louisiana, native's 1998 debut single, the hope-springs-eternal,…
Annie Zaleski | January 14, 2019 - 10:13 am

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Fever Ray Turns 10

As the Knife, siblings Karin and Olof Dreijer made instant goth-electro classics. From Deep Cuts' breakthrough hit "Heartbeats" to singles like "We Share Our Mother's…
NM Mashurov | January 11, 2019 - 10:33 am

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Knock Knock Turns 20

At the end of the 1990s, Bill Callahan gathered a small group of children to sing along with two songs for his new "album for…
Sam Sodomsky | January 11, 2019 - 9:26 am

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Merriweather Post Pavilion Turns 10

At the height of my obsession with Merriweather Post Pavilion I was doing a lot of "outdoor activities." If you went to high school in…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | January 4, 2019 - 11:52 am

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808s & Heartbreak Turns 10

Here it is: the pivot point in Kanye West's career and maybe recent hip-hop history at large.
Chris DeVille | November 23, 2018 - 10:33 am

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The Masterplan Turns 20

"The 'masterplan' was first mentioned in Noel's flat," recalls original Oasis drummer Tony McCarroll in Oasis: The Truth, his memoir. The occasion McCarroll describes took…
Ian King | November 2, 2018 - 2:22 pm

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400 Degreez Turns 20

You couldn't wrongfoot Jay-Z. That was the entire point of Jay-Z. By the fall of 1998, Jay-Z had become the biggest star in all of…
Tom Breihan | November 2, 2018 - 11:26 am

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Mutations Turns 20

It is a question that has vexed philosophers, by which I mean people who perhaps overthink popular music, for 25 years now: Who is the…
Michael Tedder | November 2, 2018 - 9:50 am

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Up Turns 20

There are a couple ways you can divide up R.E.M.'s career. Considering they are a band that released music for just about 30 years, almost…
Ryan Leas | October 29, 2018 - 2:47 pm

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Now That’s What I Call Music! Turns 20

I burned my final mix CD in 2013. "Random Music" was scrawled in sharpie across the reflective silver disc, belying the very deliberate and not…
Julia Gray | October 29, 2018 - 2:11 pm

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“…Baby One More Time” Turns 20

Britney Spears is the first thing you notice upon entering my childhood bedroom: a messily-taped 34-inch poster of a 17-year-old popstar with a million-watt smile.
Julia Gray | October 23, 2018 - 11:45 am

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Electro-Shock Blues Turns 20

She was in and out of mental hospitals and drug rehabs constantly. Then she wrote a note about going to join our father in a
Michael Tedder | October 19, 2018 - 1:00 pm

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You’ve Come A Long Way, Baby Turns 20

"Right about now/ The funk soul brother/ Check it out now/ The funk soul brother/ Right about now/ The funk soul brother/ Check it out…
Chris DeVille | October 19, 2018 - 10:42 am
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