In 2005, the internet was like the wild west for sharing your feelings. And posting music on LiveJournal was one of the best weapons we had.
2005's mall rock hasn't all aged well, but damn it, we loved it.
In 2005, Fergie of the Black Eyed Peas peed her pants on stage. Don't you dare mock her for this.
Maybe if we could see out from under our asymmetric haircuts, we'd have realized how terrible we looked.
The popped collar was a cultural flashpoint in 2005, but then "Poppin' My Collar" came out and took it back from the douchebags.
Before she was Badgalriri, she was Kelly Rowland for an evening at the 2005 World Music Awards.
Noisey investigates the cultural importance of the first pop hit built like an indie rock single.
2005, baby: What a time to be alive and trying to fuck.
From The Fray to John Mayer to James Blunt to Coldplay, these were the songs that rocked you to tears.
The ideology behind these artists was decidedly indie, which was to say alt, which was to say, anti-corporate and pro-creative freedom. But the way they broke into mainstream culture was old school.
We talked to Ben Jorgensen what it was like to be at the center of the scene in 2005.
Eleven years ago, Zach Braff released his indie cult classic. A year later, we rewatched it and realized we’d made a huge mistake.