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  • The DV Turns 20: The Daily Vault celebrated its 20th anniversary on January 13, 2017 with a bounty of special features including commemorative essays, "20 Albums That Influenced Me" columns, and assorted other fun.

  • The DV Review Randomizer: Because 8,700 reviews leave a lot of room for exploring...

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  • The DV Rankings: In which Daily Vault writers rank the entire studio catalogs of a variety of major artists...

  • The DV Celebrates 20 Years: The Daily Vault turned 20 on January 13, 2017 and marked the occasion with commemorative essays, "20 Albums That Influenced Me" columns, and much more...

  • The DV Gallery O' Retrospectives: From May 2004 through October 2009, every month we offered a retrospective featuring either an individual Artist Of The Month or some sort of musical theme. Check out our gallery of past retrospectives here.

  • Michael R. Smith's 50 Years Of Debut Albums: One memorable act after another, from the beginning...
  • Jason Warburg's Deluxe Edition: From Jason's vault to ours, the reviews that started it all.

  • Sean McCarthy's Top 100 Of The 2000s: Sean McCarthy took on an entire decade with this comprehensive Top 100 list...

  • Michael R. Smith's History Of Dance Music: Professor of Pop Michael R. Smith completed a 41-week course about the History Of Dance Music; check out the syllabus at the link above.

  • Keeping Up (with Darren Paltrowitz): In which Contributing Writer Darren Paltrowitz attempts to stay current on all things media, from music to books to TV to the Web.

  • Michael R. Smith's Pop 100: In which DV Staff Writer Michael R. Smith counted down his personal Top 100 pop albums of the past 40 years, one review a week for almost two years.

  • Paul Hanson's 30-30 Vision: Paul Hanson joined the DV staff in October of 1997. In September of 2007, he wrote (and we posted) 30 reviews in 30 days to celebrate his 10th anniversary with the site.

  • The DV Celebrates 10 Years: The Daily Vault turned 10 on January 13, 2007, and the celebration turned up all sorts of entertaining odds and ends from our first 10 years... 

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