Sassy Brits, hoochie mamas and a dude named Beans attempted to invigorate a stagnant year for hip-hop.
by Dan LeRoy | Dec 22, 2004
Grab a slice of 2004s best roots music while its still hot.
by John Nova Lomax | Dec 22, 2004
In a scandal-ridden election year, the years top ten music stories were all about winning the popular vote.
by Sarah Hepola | Dec 22, 2004
Music that made the world safe for the word "alternative" again.
by Rob Harvilla | Dec 22, 2004
White men learned to dance, and the emoting was as thick as the eyeliner on the years best pop-rock records.
by Annie Zaleski | Dec 22, 2004
This was the year electronic dance music got its head -- and its ass -- out of the past.
by Darren Keast | Dec 22, 2004
Shovel away all that Usher, Prince and Lil Jon youve been jamming and dig this years buried black-music treasures.
by Craig D. Lindsey | Dec 22, 2004
This year, blood-soaked extreme metal took its rightful place in the world of heavy music.
by Jason Bracelin | Dec 22, 2004