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We've Got A File On You

We’ve Got A File On You: Suzanne Vega

We’ve Got A File On You features interviews in which artists share the stories behind the extracurricular activities that dot their careers: acting gigs, guest
Michael Tedder | September 10, 2020 - 11:40 am

The Week In Pop

Why Do Country Hits Take So Long To Climb The Hot 100?

"I'mma take it slow just as fast as I can." That was Sam Hunt on 2017's "Body Like A Back Road," his first and only…
Chris DeVille | August 31, 2020 - 2:22 pm

The Week In Pop

Katy Perry Pivots To Boring

She made hits. That was the whole premise of Katy Perry -- that and stirring up controversy in ways that often sent palms flying toward…
Chris DeVille | August 24, 2020 - 3:15 pm

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Aaron Dessner Discusses Taylor Swift’s Involvement In New Big Red Machine Album

Taylor Swift shocked the world by spurning a traditional album rollout and surprise-dropping a full album called folklore this past summer, a collection of songs…
Chris DeVille | September 17, 2020 - 2:11 pm

Watch Taylor Swift Play “Betty” Live For The First Time At The ACM Awards

The last time Taylor Swift sang at the ACM Awards, she was still basically a country singer. The year was 2013 -- year after Swift…
Tom Breihan | September 17, 2020 - 9:03 am

Judge Rules Copyright Case Against Taylor Swift’s “Shake It Off” Can Move Forward

Taylor Swift won't be shaking off her latest copyright lawsuit so easily. USA Today reports that a Los Angeles federal court judge has ruled that…
Peter Helman | September 4, 2020 - 11:25 am

Kanye West Blames God For His Stage-Crashing Taylor Swift’s VMAs Speech

One common excuse among religious people seeking an easy explanation for their poor behavior is "The devil made me do it." Kanye West has a…
Chris DeVille | September 1, 2020 - 8:54 pm

The Week In Pop

Katy Perry Pivots To Boring

She made hits. That was the whole premise of Katy Perry -- that and stirring up controversy in ways that often sent palms flying toward…
Chris DeVille | August 24, 2020 - 3:15 pm

Taylor Swift Surprises Indie Record Stores With Signed Folklore CDs

Last month, Taylor Swift released her surprise new album folklore. We thought it was pretty fucking great, and the release has come with the customary…
Ryan Leas | August 20, 2020 - 4:55 pm

Taylor Swift Speaks Out Against “Trump’s Calculated Dismantling Of USPS”

Taylor Swift slammed Donald Trump on social media today for his attacks on mail-in voting and refusal to fund the United States Postal Service. "Trump’s…
Peter Helman | August 15, 2020 - 5:24 pm

Taylor Swift’s Bonus Track “The Lakes” Is Out

Two weeks ago, with less than a day's advance warning, Taylor Swift released her new album folklore. In announcing the album, Swift mentioned that it…
Tom Breihan | August 7, 2020 - 11:17 am

The Week In Pop

The Dream Of The Late ’90s Is Alive With Dominic Fike

Dominic Fike was born at the end of 1995, and so was his musical aesthetic. Fike, a singer, guitarist, and rapper from Naples, Florida, looks…
Chris DeVille | August 3, 2020 - 5:49 pm

Taylor Swift Becomes First Artist To Debut At #1 On The Album & Singles Charts In The Same Week

Taylor Swift has become the first artist to debut at the top spot on Billboard's album and singles chart in the same week. Yesterday, we
James Rettig | August 3, 2020 - 1:50 pm

Taylor Swift’s folklore Posts Biggest #1 Debut Of 2020

Taylor Swift's new album folklore has debuted at the top of the Billboard 200 chart with 846,000 equivalent album units. It's the biggest debut for…
James Rettig | August 2, 2020 - 5:17 pm

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 | July 31, 2020 - 5:40 pm

Taylor Swift Changes folklore Merch After Being Accused Of “Blatant Theft”

Although response to Taylor Swift's folklore has been generally quite positive, there has been no shortage of jokes about the project's aesthetic, including half-serious quips…
Chris DeVille | July 31, 2020 - 9:40 am
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