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The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Gene Chandler’s “Duke Of Earl”

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 | April 16, 2018 - 11:14 am

Interview

A Look Inside The Insular World Of Lord Huron

Ben Schneider, as is his tendency, is trying to remember the night we met. The Lord Huron mastermind believes it took place after a show…
Ian Cohen | April 16, 2018 - 10:40 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

It's Coachella weekend, which means that about a hundred thousand at-least-theoretical music fans are now converging on the California desert, waiting for the yodeling kid…
Tom Breihan | April 13, 2018 - 2:47 pm

The Anniversary

The Midnight Organ Fight Turns 10

"We just need to get warmed up here before we get into the real business of the evening," Scott Hutchison said, onstage in Manhattan in…
Ryan Leas | April 13, 2018 - 12:39 pm

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Joey Dee And The Starliters’ “Peppermint Twist – 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 | April 13, 2018 - 11:43 am

The Anniversary

Saturdays = Youth Turns 10

At this point, we're used to it. After years of living with one revival after another, retro culture is inextricably woven into our contemporary experience.
Ryan Leas | April 13, 2018 - 11:31 am

The Week In Pop

Bazzi, Tinashe, & Kali Uchis: Three Distinct Visions Of R&B As Pop

This is a big week for R&B. That's true first of all in a statistical sense: The Weeknd's new EP, My Dear Melancholy, just put…
Chris DeVille | April 12, 2018 - 4:28 pm

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: The Tokens’ “The Lion Sleeps Tonight”

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 | April 12, 2018 - 1:37 pm

Interview

Katy Davidson On Skulls Example, The First Dear Nora Album In 12 Years

Twelve years is just a blip in the grand scheme of humanity, but for any living person, that's a pretty significant chunk of time. And…
James Rettig | April 11, 2018 - 12:00 pm

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: The Marvelettes’ “Please Mr. Postman”

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 | April 11, 2018 - 11:36 am

Status Ain't Hood

Please Welcome Our New Overlord Cardi B

Sometimes, a perfect opening line will tell you, right away, everything you need to know about an album. Kurt Cobain on In Utero: "Teenage angst…
Tom Breihan | April 11, 2018 - 10:47 am

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Jimmy Dean’s “Big Bad John”

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 | April 10, 2018 - 12:45 pm

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: War On Women Capture The Flag

When they were starting out, Baltimore's War On Women defined their sound as "Bikini Kill meets early Metallica." That seems like an untenable combination --…
Tom Breihan | April 10, 2018 - 11:25 am

Sounding Board

Damaged City Proves Just How Not-Dead Hardcore Is

There is an art to putting together a music festival. Or, rather, there should be an art to putting together a music festival. That's true…
Tom Breihan | April 9, 2018 - 4:02 pm
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