The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

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We welcomed a new Justin Timberlake album into the world this week and guess what? It’s not great. It’s also not country even though country star Toby Keith is in the credits. Meanwhile, Timberlake’s fellow Bush-era radio stars Fall Out Boy stay true to form on their new album M A N … More »

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

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The Grammys go down this weekend and we’re all quaking with anticipation. Will Jay-Z win the coveted Album Of The Year trophy as we predicted, leaving Kendrick out in the cold again? We’ll have to tune in Sunday to find out. In the meantime, check out the five best songs of the week … More »

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

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Congratulations: You all made it through one year of Trump’s four (!) year presidency. A round of applause all around! Who knows what 2018 will bring aside from chaos and misery. As we stare down a possible government shutdown, these are the songs you should listen to. More »

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Oh boy, if you thought 2018 would be any better than 2017, hopefully the first proper work week of the year dispelled you of those illusions. A lot of bad things happened this week — Jack White’s new songs, for example — but there were some good mixed in there too. We cemented More »

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Congratulations to us all! We made it through 2017! Now we’re on to a new year, and you know what they say: New Year, Same Bullshit. Luckily we’re kicking off 2018 with some killer songs. The Stereogum staff took some much needed time off over the holidays, so our five best list this weeks … More »

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

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Well gang, we’re halfway through December, 10 days out from Christmas, heading into the third-to-last weekend of the year. You sick of lists yet? Haha, jk. You are a Stereogum reader, and you know the concept of “list season” doesn’t apply here. We do this every damn week, all year long. Sure, the clock is … More »

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The year-end content is coming in strong right now. We published our 50 Best Albums Of 2017 list on Tuesday, an essay about the Year Of Exposing Abusers and a list of 25 Great EPs on Wednesday, and Vince Staples, Perfume Genius, and Japanese Breakfast reviewed the year for … More »

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A lot of crazy shit is happening in the world right now, but one of the craziest is definitely the revelation that Adam Driver doesn’t know what “emo” means. The dude is only 34 years old!! He was born in 1983!!! He grew up in Indiana!!!! He was in his teens and 20s during … More »

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William Patrick Corgan has rescinded his bid to join the Respectable Adult Musician’s Club. Yesterday, the Smashing Pumpkins frontman announced that he’ll be going by the name Billy Corgan once again. William Patrick Corgan was a bit of a mouthful anyway! Céline Dion’s Let’s Talk About Love and Modest Mouse’s The LonesomeMore »

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Guys, it has been A WEEK. Woof! No need to recap. We all lived through it, we don’t need to do it again. And if we can survive this circle of Hell, we can survive anything. But enough about “Walk On Water”! That pile didn’t drop till today, and therefore wasn’t even eligible for … More »