2000s

7.29.19

Why So Many Former Emos Are Now K-Pop Fans

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

7.18.19

Why the Elevator Scene in '(500 Days) of Summer' Still Pisses People Off 10 Years Later

Is it cute, or cringe? Fans of The Smiths tell us why that iconic scene made them swoon or scream.

4.25.19

Every Madonna Persona Identified, Then Ranked

From 'BDSM Madonna' to 'Tonguing Britney Madonna', she's been them all and more.

3.20.19

People Told Us The Worst Songs They Uploaded to MySpace

They’ve lost more than 50 million songs by over 10 million artists. Here are some of the tracks our staff thought would make them famous.

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.”

9.3.18

Remembering Cult UK Club Night ChockABlock

Skepta in a Queen’s guard suit and bowler hat? Go on then!

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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.

5.24.18

What Do Teens Today Think About the Greatest Grime Hits of the 2000s?

“No way is it from 2004? It sounds like it could have come out now.”

1.3.18

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.

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