2000s

7.30.19

Why So Many Former Emos Are Now K-Pop Fans

Something about these two seemingly disparate genres seems to bring the same people together.

5.9.19

Why Are We so Nostalgic about the Problematic Noughties?

If pop culture really did die in 2009, it was probably for the best.

11.21.18

The Stories Behind Homemade Mixtapes People Have Been Given

“If he knew me at all, he'd know I hate these bands.”

8.2.18

The Guide to Getting Into Grace Jones

With her androgynous aesthetic, boundary-pushing musicality and 50-year career, Jones burst open doors before other people could even see them.

7.25.18

How Social Media Changed The One-Hit Wonder

The format has fallen to the wayside in the past few years. But should we be mourning its demise or celebrating?

6.20.18

An Ode to Late Nights On LimeWire

For me and others who grew up in 2000s, the file-sharing software became a way to forge my music taste and understand the internet.

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1.4.18

It Looks Like The Distillers Are Making a Comeback in 2018...

Are you ready to be liberated?

11.3.17

Burial’s ‘Untrue’ Still Captures London in a Way Unmatched Since

The album’s story is one of loneliness, love, family, ghosts – it continues to sound like the city that birthed it, a decade later.

7.5.17

Brody Dalle, The Distillers, and 2000s Melbourne

With widespread unemployment and a 2.2 billion dollar deficit, Melbourne was the perfect breeding ground for disenfranchised youth.

6.16.17

Channel Ten Was the Home of the Mid-2000s Australian Dream

Saying goodbye to the network that raised a generation on 'Simpsons' re-runs, 'Big Brother,' and 'Rove Live.'

11.18.16

Why Did We All Want to Kill Our Sims?

Remember taking the ladder out of the pool and leaving them to tire out and drown? Or intentionally setting their homes on fire and removing all the doors? This is why you did that.

8.17.16

What Do Today's Teenagers Think About the Greatest Emo Hits of the 2000s?

I hit the streets to find out if the kids of today equate the defining angst anthems of my youth to someone's dad sticking Pink Floyd on.

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