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The 100 Greatest Alternative Singles of the ’90s: 40 – 21

The 100 Greatest Alternative Singles of the ’90s: 40 – 21

The fourth part of our examination of the 100 Greatest Alternative Singles of the ’90s includes Suede, Manic Street Preachers, Pulp, and My Bloody Valentine.

The Best Hip-Hop Albums of 2011

The Best Hip-Hop Albums of 2011

2011 was a year of great diversity, in which rap fans were faced with enough variety to find whatever flavor of hip-hop they wanted.

Top 10 Most Notable Career Suicide Albums

Top 10 Most Notable Career Suicide Albums

Career suicide albums fall into two camps: those that were released ahead of their time, and those that set new standards in awful. The best thing that could be said about the later category is that these albums are oftentimes just as fascinating as an artist's best work.

The 20 Best Album Re-Issues of 2009

The 20 Best Album Re-Issues of 2009

Step back 10 years when we presented our 20 best re-issues of 2009, highlighted by the long overdue remastering of the Beatles oeuvre, a number of '80s and '90s classics, and one of the most storied catalogues in electronic music.

Jean-Jacques Perrey’s Passport to the Future

Jean-Jacques Perrey’s Passport to the Future

Jean-Jacques Perrey inspired the Beastie Boys, Gang Starr and many more and returned to life as a performer and recording artist during his final decades of life.
Long Live the Beastie Boys: Their Five Most Underappreciated Songs

Long Live the Beastie Boys: Their Five Most Underappreciated Songs

PopMatters looks at five Beastie Boys songs that are not only underappreciated, but some of their best.
Counterbalance: Beastie Boys’ ‘Ill Communication’

Counterbalance: Beastie Boys’ ‘Ill Communication’

I've got the brand new doo-doo, guaranteed like Yoo-Hoo, I'm on like Dr. John, yeah Mr. Zu Zu. I'm a newlywed, not a divorcee, and everything I do is funky like Lee Dorsey. Beastie Boys’ 1994 landmark is this week’s Counterbalance. Phone is ringing. Oh my God.

Goldieblox vs. the Beastie Boys: A Parable on Permissions

Counterbalance No. 119: Beastie Boys’ ‘Paul’s Boutique’

Watch Adam Yauch’s “Fight For Your Right Revisited”

The Top 10 Most Notable Career Suicide Albums

Dropping Names, Cutting Tapes: Beastie Boys – “B-Boy Bouillabaisse”