Here are the 28 most-anticipated albums of March

New releases really ramp up for March, with a glut of offerings from veteran rockers (The Breeders, The Decemberists, Yo La Tengo), underground rap icons and stoner-rap legends (MF DOOM & Czarface, Jean Grae & Chris Quelle, Curren$y, YoungBoy NBA), and boundary-pushing electronic artists (Lost Girls, DJ Taye). Here…

Aphex Twin, Curve, and Jawbreaker had the best-kept secret hits of 1992

1. Boyz II Men, “End Of The Road”
2. Sir Mix-A-Lot, “Baby Got Back”
3. Kriss Kross, “Jump”
4. Vanessa Williams, “Save The Best For Last”
5. TLC, “Baby-Baby-Baby”
6. Eric Clapton, “Tears In Heaven”
7. En Vogue, “My Lovin’ (You’re Never Gonna Get It)”
8. Red Hot Chili Peppers, “Under The Bridge”
9. Color Me Badd, “All 4 Love”

Our most-anticipated albums of 2018 (that we know of)

With confirmed releases from the likes of Tune-Yards, Lucy Dacus, and Superchunk—plus expected new albums from My Bloody Valentine, Kanye West, Vampire Weekend, and more—2018 is already shaping up to be another strong year for music. Here are the albums we most look forward to hearing this year (or, at least, that we…

Woo-hoo! Now there’s a supercut of vocal hooks from ‘90s alt rock hits

As fans of ‘90s rock—Alice In Chains’ Jar Of Flies included—could well tell you, oftentimes a record or hit single is absolutely made by a good well-placed vocal hook. A solid “woo-hoo” or “ooh woo hoo ooh” can be as effective as a wordy chorus or stellar guitar riff—if not even more effective. That’s the case made by…