The Stooges, Nico, and Swamp Dogg were the underground heroes of 1970

To commemorate 60 years of the Billboard Hot 100, Off The Charts revisits each year since it was established to spotlight songs and artists that didn’t make the cut, yet still made a significant impact. Years are chosen randomly and—to make it even harder on ourselves—rules for inclusion are that neither the songs nor…

All 165 Pink Floyd songs have been ranked, now let’s fight about it

Perhaps more than any other band of its caliber and era, Pink Floyd has become synonymous with being a teenager. With 22-minute psychedelic symphonies, anti-authoritarian lyrics, and a legacy of album covers turned into black-light posters, there’s something about Pink Floyd that has appealed to the growing minds of…

Micropics: 18 narrowly focused biopics that need to be made

The problem with biopics is that people’s lives don’t easily reduce to 120 minutes of film. While it’s not impossible for a “cradle to grave” biopic to work, it’s exceedingly difficult. That’s why some successful biopics have focused on a smaller part of their subjects’ lives. The biopic Steve Jobs—released this…