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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 | August 23, 2019 - 4:04 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

In a world where the new Missy Elliott video and the new J Balvin/Bad Bunny video both exist, this list already feels painfully obsolete. But…
Tom Breihan | August 23, 2019 - 3:45 pm

Premature Evaluation

Premature Evaluation: Taylor Swift Lover

The imperial phase always ends. That period -- the time when an artist has such a firm grip on the zeitgeist that she can take…
Tom Breihan | August 23, 2019 - 3:26 pm

Ugly Beauty

Ugly Beauty: The Month In Jazz – August 2019

One of the most fascinating things about avant-garde jazz and improvised music is the methods people use to impose structure, while still allowing plenty of…
Phil Freeman | August 23, 2019 - 12:36 pm

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Paul Simon’s “50 Ways To Leave Your Lover”

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 | August 23, 2019 - 11:54 am

The Week In Pop

Lil Tecca Is The Latest Teen To Crash The Top 10

Let's talk about Lil Tecca, and about Billie Eilish, and about Lil Nas X, and about Khalid, and about the youth movement on the Billboard
Chris DeVille | August 22, 2019 - 4:03 pm

Sounding Board

The Untold Story Of The Creepy Charles Manson Song In Once Upon A Time In Hollywood

The first time we glimpse Charles Manson's female followers in Quentin Tarantino's long-awaited Manson Family epic, Once Upon A Time In Hollywood, they don't exactly…
Zach Schonfeld | August 22, 2019 - 11:09 am

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Ohio Players’ “Love Rollercoaster”

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 | August 22, 2019 - 9:41 am

Status Ain't Hood

Young Thug, Transmitting Live From The Astral Plane

We never got our snake. A year ago, by way of promoting his Slime Language project, Young Thug had pet snakes sent to a bunch…
Tom Breihan | August 21, 2019 - 10:21 am

Interview

Great Grandpa Aren’t The Band You (Or They) Think They Are

It's hard to believe Great Grandpa's newest album is by, well, Great Grandpa. It's a drastic musical shift, the kind that has you questioning if…
Nina Corcoran | August 21, 2019 - 9:29 am

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Diana Ross’ “Theme From Mahogany (Do You Know Where You’re Going To)”

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 | August 21, 2019 - 8:51 am

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Jay Som Anak Ko

Nostalgia has long been the sound of the future. Popular music is largely a game of reassembling existing pieces in stylish and appealing ways, of…
Chris DeVille | August 20, 2019 - 12:40 pm

Breaks With Tradition

Breaks With Tradition: “Summer In The City”

Damn, it's been hot. Hot enough to make the phrase Hotter Than July seem like an impossibility, hot enough to rewire the entire idea of…
Nate Patrin | August 20, 2019 - 11:42 am

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Barry Manilow’s “I Write The Songs”

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 | August 20, 2019 - 11:41 am

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: C.W. McCall’s “Convoy”

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 | August 19, 2019 - 10:36 am
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