The Decade In Music: '00s archive
Read Britney Spears, Meet Beth Ditto (Please)
Read The Decade In Music: Taylor Swift's 'Teardrops On My Guitar' (2008)
November 19, 2009 – Swift captures what it's like to be a teenager, when hyper-real emotions are conveyed with timidity.
Read Question Of The Day: Which Song Sums Up The Decade For You?
November 19, 2009 – If the decade could have one theme song for its montage of memorable moments, what would it be?
Read Memorable Songs, Artists And Moments: 2000-09
Read What's In An Indie?
Read Soul's Past Stays Present
Read Question Of The Day: What's Your Favorite New Genre?
November 18, 2009 – What's your favorite new genre of the decade? Which produced the best music?
Read Genre Dictionary, 2000-09: From Crabcore To S---gaze
November 18, 2009 – A dictionary-style introduction to the ten genres that were either born or blossomed this decade.
Listen Surviving The Underground: On Making Art And Getting By
November 18, 2009 – A quasi-factual, semi-amusing trajectory through origins of the word "underground" in the aughts.
Read The Decade In Music: Rihanna's 'Umbrella' (2007)
November 18, 2009 – The summer jam of 2007 can be summarized in seven syllables: "ella, ella, ay, ay, ay."
Read The Way We Were: Music Blogs And Sites In The '00s
November 17, 2009 – These were the MP3 blogs, online zines, and other music ephemera that made up our digital memories.
Read Question Of The Day: What Kind Of Music Review Do You Trust The Most?
November 17, 2009 – What kind of music review do you trust the most?
Listen Ten Questions For A Critic: The State Of Classical Music
November 17, 2009 – Anne Midgette, from the Washington Post, looks back at the past 10 years in classical music.
Read Everett True: Dispatches From 'A Fading Music Critic'
November 17, 2009 – British music blogger Everett True ponders his place as a critic in the online space.
Read The Decade In Music: Gnarls Barkley's 'Crazy' (2006)
November 17, 2009 – "Crazy" was the song everyone seemed to like. It remains a left-field wonder of psychedelic soul.