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Gotcha Covered: “Smells Like Teen Spirit”

Irony has claimed a lot of casualties over the years, but it's just about time to examine whether alt-rock's fate as one of them was…
Nate Patrin | July 13, 2017 - 12:20 pm

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Gotcha Covered: “Ain’t No Sunshine”

Bill Withers cut one single in 1967 as his (and anybody's) sole release for the one-and-done label Lotus: his own uptempo if downbeat composition "Three
Nate Patrin | July 5, 2017 - 11:20 am

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Gotcha Covered: “Don’t Dream It’s Over”

When you break it down, Crowded House's "Don't Dream It's Over" is a pretty strange song. It's got a singalong hook, but it's an almost…
Nate Patrin | June 15, 2017 - 3:54 pm

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31 Essential Shoegaze Tracks

"Shoegaze" was not initially meant as a compliment. Like "impressionists" (used dismissively by an art critic in 1874), "Krautrock," or more recently "deplorable(s)," the phrase…
Zach Schonfeld | June 14, 2017 - 12:17 pm

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The 10 Best Foo Fighters Songs

There’s a parallel universe out there where Dave Grohl doesn’t start the Foo Fighters in the wreckage of Nirvana’s unexpected and tragic conclusion. Instead, he…
Pranav Trewn | June 7, 2017 - 12:24 pm

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The 50 Best Albums Of 2017 So Far

Lizzy Goodman’s new book, Meet Me In The Bathroom, documents an era in rock music that many of us remember well. It uses oral history…
Stereogum | June 6, 2017 - 11:00 am

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Gotcha Covered: “There Is A Light That Never Goes Out”

There are probably more complicated and uncomfortable situations where fans have to separate the art they like from the unlikable artist who created it --…
Nate Patrin | June 1, 2017 - 1:17 pm

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The 10 Best Allman Brothers Songs

As so many dads, among others, will tell you, the Allman Brothers' interpretations of blues, rock, country, R&B, and jazz were greatly their own, completely…
Dan Weiss | May 30, 2017 - 11:19 am

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The 10 Best Linkin Park Songs

Last week, Linkin Park released One More Light, their seventh studio album, assuming you don't count their two -- yes, two -- remix albums. One
David Turner | May 26, 2017 - 12:04 pm

Counting Down

In Honor Of Sgt. Pepper’s 50th Anniversary, We Ranked Every Beatles Album

It was 50 years ago today: The Beatles released Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, an album of profound significance in the arc of modern
Chris DeVille | May 26, 2017 - 10:48 am

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Gotcha Covered: “Running Up That Hill”

Kate Bush occupies this odd Trans-Atlantic space between cult figure and pop star. It makes sense that she's had a long, varied, widely analyzed, and…
Nate Patrin | May 22, 2017 - 11:40 am

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15 Essential Chris Cornell Songs That Aren’t Soundgarden

After the news of Chris Cornell’s tragic passing broke yesterday morning, tributes and remembrances steadily appeared throughout the day. Whatever angle they took, almost all…
Ryan Leas | May 19, 2017 - 12:23 pm

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The 10 Best Soundgarden Songs

**This piece originally ran in 2013, and engaged with topics central to Soundgarden's work, including depression, addiction, and suicide. At the time, these seemed to…
Ryan Leas | May 18, 2017 - 5:45 pm

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The Power Child: 20 Great Chris Cornell Moments

When an iconic figure dies -- and too many have died lately -- a simple eulogy, even an empathetic and observant and beautifully written one,…
Tom Breihan | May 18, 2017 - 5:14 pm

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The 10 Best Paramore Songs

When the mainstream popularity of pop-punk and emo crested in the mid-'00s, Paramore emerged as one of the movement's leading lights. Fronted by Hayley Williams…
Annie Zaleski | May 17, 2017 - 11:12 am
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