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Le Guess Who? 2019 Was One Of The Festival’s Most Adventurous Years Yet

Every year, the charmingly, quirkily named festival Le Guess Who? takes over Utrecht for a weekend in November, with shows spread out across venues around…
Ryan Leas | November 11, 2019 - 12:48 pm

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Shaun Cassidy’s “Da Doo Ron Ron”

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 | November 11, 2019 - 10:34 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 | November 8, 2019 - 2:53 pm

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Alan O’Day’s “Undercover Angel”

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 | November 8, 2019 - 10:15 am

2010s In Review

The One-Hit Wonders Of The 2010s

What constitutes a one-hit wonder? It seems like it should be cut and dry, but the designation can be pretty arbitrary, with gut feelings often…
Chris DeVille | November 7, 2019 - 11:00 am

2010s In Review

Artist Of The Decade: Kendrick Lamar

"Bitch, where were you when I was walkin'?" It was a fair question from Kendrick Lamar Duckworth considering how many people had glommed on to…
Chris DeVille | November 7, 2019 - 9:00 am

2010s In Review

The Wild Ride Of Rap Music In The ’10s

"From doing records from sampling, I started learning the science about what happened to soul music," the Alchemist told me 13 years ago. One evening,…
Tom Breihan | November 6, 2019 - 12:41 pm

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Bill Conti’s “Gonna Fly Now (Theme From Rocky)”

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 | November 6, 2019 - 10:41 am

2010s In Review

The 20 Best Music Videos Of The 2010s

In the very early days of this century, people would still sometimes watch music videos on television. MTV's Total Request Live was in its halcyon…
Tom Breihan | November 6, 2019 - 8:44 am

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: FKA Twigs MAGDALENE

FKA Twigs' music has always been defined by physicality. On LP1, that physicality expressed itself as dominant, aggressive; on the M3LL155X EP, she toyed around…
James Rettig | November 5, 2019 - 12:09 pm

2010s In Review

The 200 Best Songs Of The 2010s

When this decade began, MP3s still reigned supreme. Now, at the end of it, a song is no longer even a file -- it's ephemera,…
Stereogum | November 5, 2019 - 8:37 am

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Marvin Gaye’s “Got To Give It Up (Part 1)”

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 | November 4, 2019 - 10:31 am

2010s In Review

The 100 Best Albums Of The 2010s

A decade is an arbitrary measurement. They seem confined, these neat little symmetrical 10-year runs, but it's only in hindsight that we define them, that…
Stereogum | November 4, 2019 - 8:32 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 | November 1, 2019 - 5:01 pm
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