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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

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: The Doobie Brothers’ “What A Fool Believes”

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 27, 2020 - 10:34 am

Sounding Board

When The Party’s Over: Unpacking An Exceptionally Grim Grammys

Just when it seemed this year's Grammys would be defined by scandal, they were defined by death instead.
Chris DeVille | January 27, 2020 - 9:46 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 24, 2020 - 3:34 pm

The Anniversary

Life’ll Kill Ya Turns 20

Warren Zevon spent the late 1990s in a very strange purgatory. Like many of his singer-songwriter peers, he'd been enduring low sales and diminishing interest…
Stephen Deusner | January 24, 2020 - 1:01 pm

The Anniversary

Teen Dream Turns 10

"I'd like to imagine people would listen to the album really loud. Or on headphones so it's like there's no space left anywhere in your…
James Rettig | January 24, 2020 - 11:11 am

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Bee Gees’ “Tragedy”

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 24, 2020 - 10:34 am

The Anniversary

Voodoo Turns 20

One could argue -- particularly if "one" is "me" -- that the greatest album of the 21st century was released only about three weeks into…
Jack Hamilton | January 24, 2020 - 9:35 am

The Week In Pop

Who Should Win, And Who Will Win, At The 2020 Grammys

PROGRAMMING NOTE: The Week In Pop is moving to Mondays! Today's installment will be the final Thursday column. Look for the first Monday column just
Chris DeVille | January 23, 2020 - 2:50 pm

Interview

Cue Fake Drums: Dan Bejar On Destroyer’s Have We Met

It’s been said before, quite possibly about every album Destroyer’s released in the past 15 years, but the latest, Have We Met, is a very…
Patrick Lyons | January 23, 2020 - 10:00 am

Sounding Board

30 Years Ago Milli Vanilli Won The Only Grammy That’s Ever Been Revoked

Maybe you've seen the clip. There's Rob and Fab, the two model-handsome faces of Milli Vanilli, cavorting around onstage at a July 1989 MTV concert…
Nate Patrin | January 22, 2020 - 1:11 pm
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