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The Week In Pop

Avril Lavigne’s Disappointing Return

Avril Lavigne is back, and as usual, it's complicated.
Chris DeVille | February 21, 2019 - 2:15 pm

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Neil Young’s “Heart Of Gold”

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 | February 21, 2019 - 8:57 am

We’ve Got A File On You: Bob Mould

We’ve Got A File On You is a new reboot of an old-school Stereogum franchise. Once called Annotated Media Guide, these are interviews in which
Ryan Leas | February 20, 2019 - 11:01 am

Status Ain't Hood

Lucki’s Depressive Drug-Rap Can Punch You In The Soul

There's an old joke about a lost-dog poster: "LOST: Male dog. One eye. Mangled ear. Paralyzed hind leg. Crooked tail. Answers to the name 'Lucky.'"
Tom Breihan | February 20, 2019 - 10:47 am

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Nilsson’s “Without You”

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 | February 20, 2019 - 9:04 am

Gotcha Covered

The Genius Of Nilsson Told Through 8 Memorable Covers (Yes, Including The Russian Doll Song)

Among singer-songwriters of the 1960s and '70s, Harry Nilsson may be respected, but is he famous?
Nate Patrin | February 19, 2019 - 1:44 pm

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: SPELLLING Mazy Fly

Before we can even discuss this week's best albums, there is something that needs to be addressed: band names. Band names are bad now. I…
Tom Breihan | February 19, 2019 - 11:29 am

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Al Green’s “Let’s Stay Together”

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 | February 19, 2019 - 10:39 am

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 | February 15, 2019 - 3:18 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

The big music video from this past week, the one that seemed custom-designed to drive conversation, was Ariana Grande's "break up with your girlfriend, i'm
Tom Breihan | February 15, 2019 - 1:55 pm

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Don McLean’s “American Pie”

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 | February 15, 2019 - 12:03 pm

The Anniversary

Dark Was The Night Turns 10

Indie had a big year in 2009. As the first decade of the century drew to a close, there was a slew of major releases…
Ryan Leas | February 15, 2019 - 10:55 am

The Anniversary

Apple Venus Volume 1 Turns 20

XTC's 1999 album, Apple Venus Volume 1, announces itself with a literal splash: Opening track "River Of Orchids" begins with the amplified sound of water…
Annie Zaleski | February 15, 2019 - 10:42 am

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Melanie’s “Brand New Key”

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 | February 14, 2019 - 11:35 am

Sounding Board

Post Mortem: The Legacy Of Bark Psychosis’ Hex At 25

The first revolutionary shot fired from the '90s rock underground in the UK was explosive enough to dispatch a home stereo. The story goes that…
Ian King | February 14, 2019 - 11:09 am
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