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  • The Wild, the Stupid, the 'Jersey Shore' Shuffle: Rolling Stone's 2010 Feature

    The Wild, the Stupid, the 'Jersey Shore' Shuffle: Rolling Stone's 2010 Feature | ARTICLE

    In the parking lot of a Chili's in Edison, New Jersey, a small crowd is congregating, staring through the windows at Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi. The 22-year-old Jersey Shore star lives in Poughkeepsie, New York, but...

    February 22, 2011 3:00 PM ET
  • Underneath the Pine

    Underneath the Pine | ALBUM REVIEW

    Last year, the debut from Toro y Moi (real name: Chaz Bundick) tipped him as one of the leading purveyors of "chillwave" — woozy, low-fi, sample-based electronic music for a post-Animal Collective generation. But for his follow-up,...

    February 22, 2011 12:20 AM ET
  • The White Stripes, 2002 People of the Year

    The White Stripes, 2002 People of the Year | ARTICLE

    White Blood Cells, the album that blasted the White Stripes out of Detroit's garage-rock underground, cost $4,000 to record. Quite a bargain, considering the results: Since it came out in the summer of 2001, the disc...

    February 2, 2011 2:15 PM ET
  • Bright Eyes Crank Guitars, Drop Rasta Knowledge on New Album

    Bright Eyes Crank Guitars, Drop Rasta Knowledge on New Album | ARTICLE

    Conor Oberst went into the new Bright Eyes album with a guiding principle: Less is more. "On [2007's] Cassadaga, all the sonic real estate was occupied," says Oberst. "That one felt like it was left in...

    January 12, 2011 4:59 PM ET
  • Broken Dreams Club (EP)

    Broken Dreams Club (EP) | ALBUM REVIEW

    "I will never get over you/I've still got a lock of your hair," sings Christopher Owens, sounding like someone put a cigarette out on his heart. Owens' ability to turn that kind of longing into...

    November 22, 2010 12:00 AM ET
  • Back To Basics

    Back To Basics | ALBUM REVIEW

    Despite Christina Aguilera's claim in the new song "Still Dirrty" that she's "still got the nasty" in her, it would be fair to say that the girl in the assless chaps has undergone a serious de-skankification since...

    August 12, 2010 12:00 AM ET
  • Sex, Booze and Fist Pump Fever: The Secrets Behind 'Jersey Shore'

    Sex, Booze and Fist Pump Fever: The Secrets Behind 'Jersey Shore' | ARTICLE

    Rolling Stone goes beyond the jacuzzi in our current issue, getting the real backstories behind the cast of MTV's smash sleaze-fest Jersey Shore. For the full story, read Jenny Eliscu's "The Wild, The Stupid &...

    July 27, 2010 12:00 AM ET
  • In the Studio: Adele Goes Country on Fall Disc

    In the Studio: Adele Goes Country on Fall Disc | ARTICLE

    While she was touring North America in support of her Grammy-winning 2008 album, 19, R&B singer Adele says a whole new world of musical inspiration opened up for her after a friend introduced her to a country...

    July 23, 2010 1:00 PM ET
  • The Soul and Science of Erykah Badu

    The Soul and Science of Erykah Badu | ARTICLE

    When most musicians meet their fans, they get asked questions about songwriting or life on the road. But Erykah Badu's fans go straight for...

    April 15, 2010 2:50 PM ET
  • Adam Lambert Rocks With Lady Gaga, Pink on Debut LP

    Adam Lambert Rocks With Lady Gaga, Pink on Debut LP | ARTICLE

    With stunning vocal prowess and equal-opportunity sex appeal, Adam Lambert is American Idol's first real rock god. Just six months after taking second...

    November 26, 2009 2:35 PM ET
  • Adam Lambert on the Demons and Dance Behind "For Your Entertainment"

    Adam Lambert on the Demons and Dance Behind "For Your Entertainment" | ARTICLE

    In our new issue, Adam Lambert tells Rolling Stone how whiskey and David Bowie influenced his debut album, For Your Entertainment. American Idol's first real rock star also opened up about working with Muse and writing...

    November 11, 2009 12:24 PM ET
  • Boys to Men: The Jonas Brothers

    Boys to Men: The Jonas Brothers | ARTICLE

    In a sterile, grey-carpeted rehearsal studio in Los Angeles, Nick Jonas is struck by a flash of inspiration: a musical interlude for the Jonas...

    July 9, 2009 1:55 PM ET
  • New York's Screwball Pop Queen

    New York's Screwball Pop Queen | ARTICLE

    Regina Spektor notices things. Walking down a Manhattan street, she homes in on a white feather spinning in the breeze; she tunes in...

    July 9, 2009 10:35 AM ET
  • Taylor Swift's Rock & Roll Diary

    Taylor Swift's Rock & Roll Diary | ARTICLE

    Living in a bus ain't pretty, but Taylor Swift has a couple of simple strategies to keep from feeling totally gross. "It's all...

    October 2, 2008 2:25 PM ET
  • Radiohead, Petty Start the Party in Golden Gate Park

    Radiohead, Petty Start the Party in Golden Gate Park | ARTICLE

    Outside Lands Golden Gate Park San Francisco, California August 22nd-24th You couldn't actually see the Golden Gate Bridge from the grounds of...

    September 18, 2008 11:20 AM ET
  • Pete Townshend Checks In

    Pete Townshend Checks In | ARTICLE

    I first met Pete Townshend eight years ago, when I was covering the Who's 2000 reunion tour as one of my first...

    August 7, 2008 12:00 PM ET
  • Pearl Jam, Foo Fighters Pay Tribute to the Who

    Pearl Jam, Foo Fighters Pay Tribute to the Who | ARTICLE

    Hours before VH1's Rock Honors tribute concert for the Who, the word backstage was that Dave Grohl had completely blown out his voice....

    August 7, 2008 12:00 PM ET
  • Ben Gibbard Calls the Next Postal Service LP "The Chinese Democracy of Indie Rock"

    Ben Gibbard Calls the Next Postal Service LP "The Chinese Democracy of Indie Rock" | ARTICLE

    As Death Cab For Cutie celebrate the release of their second major-label LP, Narrow Stairs, this week, frontman Ben Gibbard cautions fans of his other project, Postal Service, not to hold their breath for a...

    May 16, 2008 12:10 PM ET
  • In the Studio: Dashboard Confessional

    In the Studio: Dashboard Confessional | ARTICLE

    After laboring for more than a year on 2006's Dusk and Summer, Dashboard Confessional's Chris Carrabba wanted to keep things simple for the follow-up. "We did two songs a day, live, all the way," says...

    May 5, 2008 11:46 AM ET
  • My Coachella: M.I.A. Gets the Bodies Moving

    My Coachella: M.I.A. Gets the Bodies Moving | ARTICLE

    M.I.A. wasn't trying to top her career-making Coachella 2005 gig when she hit the stage Saturday night, but the Sri Lankan-born Maya Arulpragasam managed to outdo herself, delivering one of this weekend's most buzzed about performances. "For...

    April 28, 2008 4:22 PM ET
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