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The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Donna Summer’s “Hot Stuff”

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, 2020 - 10:31 am

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Envy The Fallen Crimson

Nobody likes the second season of Friday Night Lights. On the scale of generally-acknowledged television failures, those 15 episodes have gone down in history somewhere…
Tom Breihan | February 4, 2020 - 10:19 am

The Week In Pop

Louis Tomlinson’s Walls Sadly Stops Short Of A Full-Blown Britpop Revival

Since parting ways, the members of One Direction have all carved out their own place in the pop music firmament. Zayn Malik split before the…
Chris DeVille | February 3, 2020 - 4:09 pm

Sounding Board

Miss Americana Attempts To Reaffirm And Redefine Taylor Swift’s Good Girl Image. It Doesn’t Totally Fail.

If you’re pressing play on the new Taylor Swift documentary, Miss Americana (out now on Netflix), with any hint of wariness, you’re not alone, and…
Kristen Yoonsoo Kim | February 3, 2020 - 11:22 am

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Peaches & Herb’s “Reunited”

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 3, 2020 - 10:27 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 | January 31, 2020 - 4:53 pm

The Black Market

The Month In Metal – January 2020

Black Sabbath’s Black Sabbath turns 50 on 2/13. If you’re like me, you’re probably thinking, Wow, 50 years! If traditional heavy metal were a professional
Ian Chainey | January 31, 2020 - 12:20 pm

The Anniversary

XTRMNTR Turns 20

Three days into the new year, the top trending topics on Twitter were Coachella and World War III -- a combination that perfectly sums up…
Stuart Berman | January 31, 2020 - 11:00 am

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Blondie’s “Heart Of Glass”

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, 2020 - 10:29 am

Premature Evaluation

Premature Evaluation: Destroyer Have We Met

Over the years, the malleability of Destroyer has become one of the project's most consistent and rewarding qualities. There are throughlines, of course, most importantly…
Ryan Leas | January 30, 2020 - 10:00 am

Status Ain't Hood

Sada Baby Already Owns 2020

Within the music industry, New Year's Day does not matter. It's a writeoff. The entire music business -- labels, publicists, writers like me -- has…
Tom Breihan | January 29, 2020 - 11:37 am

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Amii Stewart’s “Knock On Wood”

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 29, 2020 - 10:28 am

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Frances Quinlan Likewise

In 2005, Frances Quinlan put out her first album under the name Hop Along, Queen Ansleis. She recorded it in the summer between her freshman…
James Rettig | January 28, 2020 - 10:33 am

The Week In Pop

Kesha Turns The Page

How do you move on? This is the defining question on High Road, Kesha Rose Sebert's fourth album and second since the public drama that…
Chris DeVille | January 27, 2020 - 3:55 pm

List

Grammys 2020: Performances Ranked Worst To Best

What a sad, fraught, fucked-up night of television. The week before this year's Grammy Awards, the show had already become a vast neon-lit symbol of…
Tom Breihan | January 27, 2020 - 12:05 pm
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