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Remembering Things

Remembering Things
Remembering Things

How Nirvana's Success Prompted Blur to Kick off the Britpop Explosion

America's grunge explosion took over the world 25 years ago, and Blur knew they had to do something different on 1993's 'Modern Life Is Rubbish.'
Cam Lindsay
5.10.18
Remembering Things
Remembering Things

Remembering Fall Out Boy’s 'Take This To Your Grave'

Fifteen years on, the pop punk group's debut album is a main-stay of the genre, celebrated for its weird quirks and really long song names.
Marianne Eloise
5.8.18
Remembering Things
Remembering Things

Remembering 'Original Pirate Material' With Original Fans of The Streets

I went to Mike Skinner's recent comeback shows with one mission: chatting to all the heads about the importance of his debut album.
Tom Usher
5.4.18
Remembering Things
Remembering Things

Stories of All the Messy Teen Moments That Avicii Soundtracked

The Swedish producer provided the musical accompaniment for a whole generation's misspent youth. Here are a few of their stories.
Douglas Greenwood
4.23.18
Remembering Things
Remembering Things

A Brief History of Drake's Relationship with New Orleans Bounce

"Nice for What" is the latest in Aubrey borrowing from the long-running Louisiana sound of Big Freedia and others.
Phil Witmer
4.9.18
Remembering Things
Remembering Things

None of You Motherfuckers Wrote About the 20th Anniversary of Catch-22’s ‘Keasbey Nights’ so I Guess I’ll Do It

Seriously, no one is gonna commemorate this album turning 20? Ugh, fine, I'll do it.
Dan Ozzi
4.2.18
Remembering Things
Remembering Things

Remember When MC Hammer Was a Bat Boy for the Oakland A's​?

On Opening Day of the MLB season, we look back at the baseballingest rapper of them all, MC Hammer, who got a taste for the executive life long before "U Can't Touch This."
Alex Robert Ross
3.29.18
Major Keys
Major Keys

I Am Still Livid About the Shitty Drum Sound on Wheatus' "Teenage Dirtbag"

A deep dive into what this alt-rock classic's terrible snare tone has in common with 311 and Limp Bizkit.
Phil Witmer
3.28.18
Remembering Things
Remembering Things

‘Antidotes’ Still Hints at Foals Being This Generation’s Radiohead

Ten years on, Foals' first record is a singular, expansive piece of art.
Sam Willis
3.26.18
Obsessive Tendencies
Obsessive Tendencies

The Music in ’Run Lola Run’ Is Still a Techno Rush to the Head

Every beat that pulses through Tom Tykwer's 1999 cult classic captures the breathless pace of big city life.
Daisy Jones
3.7.18
Remembering Things
Remembering Things

Robyn’s “Dancing On My Own” Is Still an Undeniable Queer Banger

This tune—and the club night that carried its name—continues to illuminate the isolating, beautiful parts of the queer experience.
Ben Charlie Smoke
3.6.18
Remembering Things
Remembering Things

How 1978 Kicked Off the Explosion of Pop-Punk

Forty years ago, a burst of bands like the Buzzcocks, the Ramones, and the Undertones led a burgeoning subgenre that rebelled against punk itself.
Jason Heller
2.26.18