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The Anniversary

Sketches For My Sweetheart The Drunk Turns 20

"This is the half-light, see me as I am."
Patrick Lyons | 12:35 pm

Ugly Beauty

Ugly Beauty: The Month In Jazz – May 2018

Repertory can be a fraught subject in jazz. Obviously, there are artists whose compositions have become standards, re-interpreted by artist after artist over the decades.
Phil Freeman | 11:30 am

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Jan And Dean’s “Surf City”

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 | 10:31 am

The Week In Pop

Comparing Shawn Mendes And James Bay, Guitar-Slinging Gods Of Young Adult Contempo

Shawn Mendes will finally exit his teen years this August, but you can't take his youth away. So sang the suburban Toronto native Sunday at…
Chris DeVille | May 24, 2018 - 3:18 pm

Premature Evaluation

Premature Evaluation: Father John Misty God’s Favorite Customer

How does he do it? How the hell does he keep pulling this off? Every time you think Josh Tillman is about to drop the…
Ryan Leas | May 24, 2018 - 11:00 am

Status Ain't Hood

Drake’s 2018 Guest-Appearance Blitz: An Appreciation

Eventually, we'll see the day when LeBron James is no longer the greatest basketball player in the world. He's near the end of his 14th…
Tom Breihan | May 23, 2018 - 11:16 am

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Kyu Sakamoto’s “Sukiyaki”

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 | May 23, 2018 - 9:57 am

Stereogum Sessions

Watch Neko Case Play Unreleased Hell-On Tracks In A Stereogum Session

Next week, the inimitable Neko Case is releasing her first solo album in five years, Hell-On. She recently stopped by the Stereogum offices in New…
James Rettig | May 22, 2018 - 3:45 pm

Premature Evaluation

Premature Evaluation: Chvrches Love Is Dead

Sometimes a band emerges just in time to encapsulate a moment in music. Consider this incomplete history of post-Y2K indie rock trends: You want to…
Chris DeVille | May 22, 2018 - 2:24 pm

Interview

A Brutally Candid Conversation With Lily Allen

Lily Allen didn't like her last album. She says this and squeaks out a burst of nervous rat-a-tat-tat laughter. She does this a lot in…
Michael Tedder | May 22, 2018 - 1:11 pm

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Wooden Shjips V.

A little while ago, I interviewed Roc Marciano, a rapper and producer whose music I really like. It didn’t go well. Much of the short…
Tom Breihan | May 22, 2018 - 12:16 pm

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Lesley Gore’s “It’s My Party”

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 | May 22, 2018 - 11:00 am

Gotcha Covered

“Moon River” Is Having Another Moment: 8 Unlikely Covers That Got Us Here

It seems like "Moon River" is having another one of those moments -- and a kind of baffling one at that. The Henry Mancini-composed tune…
Nate Patrin | May 21, 2018 - 1:24 pm

Interview

Bernice Are Finding Their Shape

The roots of Bernice -- an experimental pop group based in Toronto, led by vocalist/songwriter Robin Dann -- already go back a while. They began…
Ryan Leas | May 21, 2018 - 11:31 am

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Jimmy Soul’s “If You Wanna Be Happy”

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 | May 21, 2018 - 11:08 am
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