Remembering Things

Remembering Things
Remembering Things

The Long Blondes Were British Rock’s Last Great Kitchen Sink Dramatists

In their tales of woe, lust and dual carriageways, the Sheffield band joined the ranks of Pulp and The Beautiful South, and nobody's touched them since.
Lauren O'Neill
2 days ago
Remembering Things
Remembering Things

10 Years After Burial’s Unmasking, He's Still a Superhero

A decade ago this month, Burial revealed his identity on MySpace—is it now impossible to have a secret one?
Kyle MacNeill
3 days ago
Remembering Things
Remembering Things

'Straight Outta Compton' Is the Most American Album of the 20th Century

Thirty years later, we remember how N.W.A Trojan Horsed gangsta rap into suburban homes.
Paul Thompson
8.8.18
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IDM

The IDM List Gave Intelligent Dance Music Its Name and Geeky Legacy

Musicians and fans look back on the niche online hub they cultivated 25 years ago, and how it framed dance music that wasn't really for dancefloors.
Sam Davies
8.1.18
Remembering Things
Remembering Things

25 Years Ago, Rage Against the Machine Whipped Their Dicks Out in Protest

At Lollapalooza '93, the outspoken rock band hung dong for 15 straight minutes to combat music censorship.
Cam Lindsay
7.18.18
Remembering Things
Remembering Things

'A Kid Named Cudi' Is Still the Mixtape That Birthed 00s Rap’s Diverse Sound

Cudi encouraged a generation of kids to be open about their mental health, to be hopeful for the future, and to explore a range of genres.
Ryan Basill
7.17.18
Remembering Things
Remembering Things

The Notorious Documentary That Accidentally Killed Hair Metal

Remembering Penelope Spheeris' 'Decline of Western Civilization Part II' 30 years after its release.
Karen Corday
6.19.18
Remembering Things
Remembering Things

What It Was Like to Watch the Spice Girls Lose Geri in the 90s

I was a teenage Spice Girls super-fan at the time, and 20 years later, I see how Geri’s departure marked the end of a pre-internet era.
Malcolm McLean
5.30.18
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