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40 From 40: 1993

7 days ago
Reading back contemporary overviews of music from the end of 1993 it's striking how US rock was grouped together as one intransigent whole, which means that Nirvana, in the year of In Utero and the recording of Unplugged In New York, are usually ... more info

40 From 40: 1973

12 days ago
Clearing up another pre-Year Zero year as we continue through four decades of pop, one which features a lot of big important albums and international starmaking turns. Ziggy retired, Led Zeppelin got their private plane, CBGBs opens, we lost Gram Par... more info

STN recommends: 10/7/17

16 days ago
As every year, the Indietracks Festival compilation features plenty of pop thrills, and at £4 for 45 tracks and all proceeds to the Midland Railway Trust you'd be a fool not to take on its delights. For one, there's The Office Worker from th... more info

40 From 40: 1982

20 days ago
Does anyone read these spiels? Maybe we should just save them for the book version that'll never happen. Here's forty top songs (39 of which are on Spotify) from the magnificent pop year of 1982, and no, Dollar's inclusion is not a mistak... more info

The story so far: STN's top 40 albums of the first half of 2017

23 days ago
So now we've covered the best tracks of the year so far on a month by month basis, let's move on to the longform stuff. Feel free to remind us of these come the end of the year when something else from these six months overtakes the lot. Algi... more info

STN recommends... June 2017

23 days ago
Sorry about the lack of recent posts, but everything we've really liked in the last fortnight or so that's on Spotify is included regardless in the sixth monthly roundup of what we've loved lately: Things that aren't on Spotify that ... more info

40 From 40: 2006

34 days ago
The second year of STN's existence, so most of this is an unashamed Greatest Hits of that year Los Campesinos!' demos changed everything and we generally got our raison d'etre into gear, as it were. Out in the wider world iPods became big... more info

STN recommends: 17/6/17

38 days ago
Right then, let's start with some premium STN content, Trust Fund feat. Gareth Campesinos. Their contribution to Art Is Hard's Postcard Club sees Gareth fulfil his Heaton fantasies with a version of the Beautiful South's I'll Sail Thi... more info

40 From 40: 1977

44 days ago
You know God Save The Queen didn't really outsell Rod Stewart in Jubilee week before the BBC or whoever is supposed to have been responsible fixed the chart, right? Nobody's ever provided more than hearsay proof usually second hand from Malco... more info

STN recommends: 8/6/17

47 days ago
Quicker one today. The Camp extends PJ Harvey's new line in songwriter journalism, a collaboration with Ramy Essam based on the displaced refugee children of Lebanon's Bekaa Valley - all proceeds go to Lebanese non-governmental organisation B... more info

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