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Why the Death of a Musician Hits Us So Hard

Andrew Kent
Andrew Kent

When the people who create the soundtracks to our lives leave us, the personal moments they were a part of immediately come back into focus.

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17 Years Ago: Wilco Release Their Studio Triumph ‘Summerteeth’

Reprise
Reprise

During the spring of 1999, Wilco released their most elusive album, but one that signaled an intricate and intentionally ambiguous new direction.

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16 Years Ago: Smashing Pumpkins Release the Underrated ‘Machina/The Machines of God’

The Smashing Pumpkins
Virgin

By the time (what was left of) Smashing Pumpkins finished 'Machina,' the album became a summation of alt-rock at the turn of the millennium.

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Who Is Really the Next Bob Dylan? We Rank 28 Contenders

Harry Thompson/Samir Hussein, Getty Images
Harry Thompson/Samir Hussein, Getty Images

It's almost a rite of passage for an emerging singer-songwriter to be dubbed "the next Bob Dylan." But are there any modern musicians who actually deserve the title?

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23 Years Ago: Radiohead Debut With the Uneven But Prescient Blueprint ‘Pablo Honey’

aren Mason
aren Mason

There's a lot wrong with Radiohead's first effort, 'Pablo Honey.' But without it, we wouldn't have any of the trailblazing music the band would go on to unleash.

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Worst to First: Every Death Cab for Cutie Album Ranked

Wendy Redfern, Getty Images
Wendy Redfern, Getty Images

Death Cab for Cutie gradually ascended the indie underground with delicate melodies and vulnerable lyrics that have become more and more complex over time.

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Worst to First: Every Animal Collective Album Ranked

Domino
Domino

In the spirit of Animal Collective's insatiable adventurism, we bring you all their full-length albums ranked.

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Worst to First: Every My Morning Jacket Album Ranked

ATO Records
ATO Records

From the shambling Americana of their early albums through their increasingly audacious sonic excursions, My Morning Jacket have written a story of steady change.

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Groundhog Day: The 16 Best Bands That Came Back Again (and Again)

Columbia Pictures/Ian Gavan, Getty Images
Columbia Pictures/Ian Gavan, Getty Images

In honor of Groundhog Day (the holiday, but mostly the Bill Murray flick), we bring you the 16 best bands that couldn't stay together, then couldn't stay apart.

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Cover Stories: Smashing Pumpkins, ‘Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness’

Virgin
Virgin

Like musical notes, the individual elements on the cover of Smashing Pumpkins' 1995 opus are relatively meaningless on their own – but together, they tell a beautiful story.

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