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The 100 Best Albums of the 2000s: 40-21
8 Oct 2014 // 9:14 PM
From breathtaking reformulations of shoegaze to British soul revival, this batch of stellar recordings from the 2000s is an eclectic one.
Three Great Albums Fade in Reflection
25 Sep 2014 // 9:14 PM
Despite their canonical status, Yankee Hotel Foxtrot, Oracular Spectacular, and White Blood Cells lack the staying power of truly great albums.
Latin Music Is American Music
28 Jul 2013 // 6:30 PM
For more than a century, immigrants—particularly those from Latin America—have helped forge the cultural identity of the United States. In so doing they've spiced up America's food and thankfully, its music, too.
The White Stripes: Nine Miles from the White City
20 Aug 2013 // 6:03 PM
The White Stripes' third live album gives us a raw and distorted listen to the band in concert, but their renditions are so much like the studio versions of the songs, the necessity of this live collection is questionable.
Tracey Thorn: Tinsel and Lights
12 Nov 2012 // 5:04 PM
A good holiday album for smart, gentle souls who like fires, sweaters, and evocative songwriting, and who avoid the mall on Black Friday.
The White Stripes - "City Lights" (Singles Going Steady)
28 Sep 2016 // 5:27 AM
Five years after the White Stripes' heartbreaking end, "City Lights" is a melancholy echo of what was.
Counterbalance No. 101: The White Stripes' 'Elephant'
5 Oct 2012 // 1:00 AM
Counterbalance leaves the Top 100 with an album that everyone knows about, from the Queen of England to the hounds of hell. The black math of the Great List gives us Jack and Meg's 2003 bellwether at #101.
White Stripes' break-up as one-of-a-kind as duo's career
7 Feb 2011 // 9:35 PM
The news that the White Stripes broke up Wednesday really didn't come as a shock to anyone. It had been four years since their last