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Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Jessica Pratt Quiet Signs

Jessica Pratt possesses a rare ability to slow down time. Her textured voice is among the strangest and most compelling in our contemporary music landscape…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 5, 2019 - 10:47 am

Interview

Sunn O))) On Their New Steve Albini-Produced Life Metal

Playing minimal metal at maximum volume, sound wave masseurs Sunn O))) are now entering their 21st year as the ne plus ultra of suffocating drone.
Christopher R. Weingarten | February 5, 2019 - 10:10 am

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: The Bee Gees’ “How Can You Mend A Broken Heart

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 5, 2019 - 10:07 am

Interview

Balance And Composure’s Jon Simmons On The Long Road That Led To Their Farewell Tour

Jon Simmons admits he's trying to be more direct in 2019, but it doesn't come naturally. The Balance And Composure frontman carefully admits to the…
Ian Cohen | February 4, 2019 - 2:22 pm

Sounding Board

ICE’s Arrest Of 21 Savage Is An Outrage

We don't know a whole lot right now, but here's what we do know: On Sunday night, US Immigration And Customs Enforcement (ICE) arrested Sha…
Tom Breihan | February 4, 2019 - 2:05 pm

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: James Taylor’s “You’ve Got A Friend”

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 4, 2019 - 11:33 am

The Anniversary

The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart Turns 10

If The Pains of Being Pure At Heart’s self-titled LP was an '80s movie, it’d probably be Fast Times At Ridgemont High, Amy Heckerling’s 1982…
Patrick D. McDermott | February 4, 2019 - 9:55 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

If you are one of the many, many people in this country waiting out the polar vortex and/or hibernating, you are probably over this week.
Stereogum | February 1, 2019 - 2:26 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Did you guys know that the motherfucking Hobbs & Shaw trailer was out? Because the motherfucking Hobbs & Shaw trailer is out. That doesn't have…
Tom Breihan | February 1, 2019 - 11:53 am

The Anniversary

“No Scrubs” Turns 20

If you had to pick one '90s popular music act that, success notwithstanding, should've been far luckier than they were, TLC would have to be…
Nate Patrin | February 1, 2019 - 11:33 am

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Paul Revere & The Raiders’ “Indian Reservation (The Lament Of The Cherokee Reservation Indian)”

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 1, 2019 - 10:24 am

The Anniversary

Keep It Like A Secret Turns 20

By the beginning of 1999, Doug Martsch had already accomplished incredible things. Built To Spill's singer, songwriter, and guitarist was still just 29 years old,…
Chris DeVille | February 1, 2019 - 10:10 am

The Black Market

The Black Market: The Month In Metal – January 2019

Welcome back. It's a new year. A fresh start. So, for the third installment of our 2018 wrap-up, we're going to be looking at...
Ian Chainey | January 31, 2019 - 3:10 pm

The Week In Pop

Backstreet’s Back, But It’s Not Alright

In the Backstreet Boys' video for 1998 mega-hit "Everybody (Backstreet's Back)," the group's tour bus breaks down outside what turns out to be a haunted…
Chris DeVille | January 31, 2019 - 2:30 pm

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Carole King’s “It’s Too Late”

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 | January 31, 2019 - 11:19 am
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