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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Every week the Stereogum staff chooses the five best new songs of the week (the eligibility period begins and ends Thursdays right before midnight). This
Stereogum | December 13, 2019 - 4:03 pm

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Johnny Mathis & Deniece Williams’ “Too Much, Too Little, Too Late”

In The Number Ones, I'm reviewing every single #1 single in the history of the Billboard Hot 100, starting with the chart's beginning, in 1958,
Tom Breihan | December 13, 2019 - 10:27 am

2019 In Review

The 10 Best Hardcore Albums Of 2019

There have been long stretches this past year when I didn't want to listen to anything other than hardcore -- where music didn't sound right…
Tom Breihan | December 13, 2019 - 9:39 am

2019 In Review

The Top 40 Pop Songs Of 2019

The year is almost over, and the lists are abundant. This one is called The Top 40 Pop Songs Of 2019, which is a double…
Chris DeVille | December 12, 2019 - 12:23 pm

2019 In Review

Basking In The Glow: The 36 Best Music Tweets From 2019

Tweets! At the end of every year, for the past four years, we have collected memorable music tweets from artists and musicians into a handy…
Peter Helman | December 11, 2019 - 3:45 pm

Status Ain't Hood

On Juice WRLD’s Short Life And Long Legacy

A year ago, Juice WRLD asked a rhetorical question: "What's the 27 Club?" And then: "We ain't making it past 21." The we there is…
Tom Breihan | December 11, 2019 - 12:41 pm

2019 In Review

The 15 Best Music Podcasts Of 2019

If you’re looking for the stories behind your favorite songs, but don’t have time to read, say, Flea’s 400-page memoir or even all the liner…
Melissa Locker | December 11, 2019 - 11:50 am

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Wings’ “With A Little Luck”

In The Number Ones, I'm reviewing every single #1 single in the history of the Billboard Hot 100, starting with the chart's beginning, in 1958,
Tom Breihan | December 11, 2019 - 10:22 am

2019 In Review

In Memoriam: Bands We Lost In 2019

Have you seen the hashtags? All of your faves announced 2020 reunion shows. Rage Against The Machine! My Chemical Romance! Circle Jerks! Mr. Bungle! Supergrass!
Scott Lapatine | December 10, 2019 - 2:12 pm

2019 In Review

The 10 Best Rap Albums Of 2019

At the end of 2019, rap is the most popular form of music in America, and maybe in the entire world. We know this. The…
Tom Breihan | December 10, 2019 - 12:58 pm

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Duster Duster

Duster aren't the only band rising from the dead this week. Melbourne garage-punks Eddy Current Suppression Ring are releasing their first album in nearly a…
James Rettig | December 10, 2019 - 12:04 pm

2019 In Review

Stereogum’s 100 Favorite Songs Of 2019

Within the macro tradition that is year-end list season, we at Stereogum have carved out our own micro tradition: Every December, instead of publishing a…
Stereogum | December 10, 2019 - 11:00 am

2019 In Review

The 10 Best Jazz Albums Of 2019

This wasn’t a year of radical transformation in the world of jazz. There was no single breakout star, and no explosion like the sudden realization…
Phil Freeman | December 9, 2019 - 3:00 pm

Interview

Daniel Lopatin On Scoring Uncut Gems

Every album Daniel Lopatin has made feels like a portal into an alternate universe. His earliest work as Oneohtrix Point Never, made almost solely on…
Miles Bowe | December 9, 2019 - 12:14 pm

2019 In Review

The 10 Best Country Albums Of 2019

If you ask Twitter -- or your teenage nephew in Los Angeles -- the story of country music in 2019 was Lil Nas X and…
Marissa R. Moss | December 9, 2019 - 10:30 am
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