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Gotcha Covered

Gotcha Covered: The Cure

More than maybe 95% of the bands I tend to talk about, the Cure are one of those groups I have to actually stop and…
Nate Patrin | September 13, 2018 - 3:46 pm

The Week In Pop

The Success Of “I Love It” Puts A Perfectly Perverse Bow On Kanye West’s Batshit Year

Poor Icona Pop. The shouty Swedish singing duo don't have much to hang their hat on, historically speaking. In the moment, I thought their 2013…
Chris DeVille | September 13, 2018 - 2:34 pm

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: The Troggs’ “Wild Thing”

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 | September 13, 2018 - 10:25 am

Sounding Board

Navigating The Many Styles Of Yves Tumor

Recommending Yves Tumor to a friend isn’t easy. In the last several years, the Tennessee-born artist has explored the most extreme sides of music: droning…
Sam Tornow | September 12, 2018 - 2:33 pm

Interview

Auf Der Maur, Off The Grid

Back in the '90s, Melissa Auf der Maur rose to prominence as the bassist of Hole. But even then, the mechanisms and visibility of being…
Ryan Leas | September 12, 2018 - 2:25 pm

The Anniversary

Death Magnetic Turns 10

It's difficult to talk about Death Magnetic, which turns 10 today, without talking about St. Anger. So let's start there.
Phil Freeman | September 12, 2018 - 11:51 am

Status Ain't Hood

Armand Hammer’s Paraffin Is A Disorienting Rap Masterpiece

"Service weapon in my face, all I could see was his lips chapped." That's billy woods, one half of the New York rap duo Armand…
Tom Breihan | September 12, 2018 - 11:28 am

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Tommy James And The Shondells’ “Hanky Panky”

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 | September 12, 2018 - 10:06 am

Interview

The Internet May Not Be Good But Homeboy Sandman & Edan’s Album Is

Homeboy Sandman raps; he does not dance. So he was surprised when he found himself with his girlfriend doing the thing he doesn’t do at…
Brian Josephs | September 11, 2018 - 1:27 pm

Interview

Los Campesinos! Look Back On 10 Years Of Indie Culture, Social Media, And Making Music

When British indie collective Los Campesinos! announced a reissue campaign and North American tour for their first two albums -- the brilliant one-two punch of…
Larry Fitzmaurice | September 11, 2018 - 12:27 pm

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Low Double Negative

These days, there is a constant and seemingly endless supply of new music at our fingertips. If you work as music journalist, you get thousands…
Ryan Leas | September 11, 2018 - 11:46 am

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Frank Sinatra’s “Strangers In The Night”

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 | September 11, 2018 - 10:58 am

Sounding Board

Mac Miller Deserved Better

One of the biggest pop stars in the world ambles down the street, blinking in the sunlight, looking like he wishes this guy with the…
Tom Breihan | September 10, 2018 - 3:25 pm

List

Let’s Revisit Billboard’s First-Ever Modern Rock Tracks Chart Published 30 Years Ago Today

Thirty years ago today, Billboard launched the "Modern Rock Tracks" chart, which currently exists under the Alternative Songs nomenclature. The chart tracked songs that received…
Larry Fitzmaurice | September 10, 2018 - 1:06 pm

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: The Beatles’ “Paperback Writer”

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 | September 10, 2018 - 11:40 am
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