Join Us At A Stereogum Christmas Show In Brooklyn

Stereogum presents its first-ever Christmas show at Baby's All Right in Brooklyn on Saturday, 12/10. Allison Crutchfield & The Fizz will headline -- they have…
Stereogum | November 28, 2016 - 1:20 pm

Fiona Apple Shares Anti-Trump Christmas Song

Other than recording a duet and performing a bit with Andrew Bird, the great Fiona Apple has mostly been out of the public eye in…
Tom Breihan | 12:15 pm

Premiere

The El Mansouris – “The Greys”

The El Mansouris got their start last year with a series of three performances in art galleries around their home base of Washington D.C. Listening…
James Rettig | 12:11 pm

2016 In Review

The Gummy Awards: Vote For The Best Music Of 2016

The Stereogum staff has already weighed in on the year's finest albums and songs. Now it's your turn: Our annual readers poll the Gummy Awards…
Chris DeVille | 12:04 pm

Moon Duo – “Creepin'”

The Portland-based psych-rock band Moon Duo is putting out two new concept albums next year on Sacred Bones. The first half, Occult Architecture Vol. 1,…

Fred Thomas – “Voiceover” Video

Fred Thomas stumbles over his words on "Voiceover" as he tries to ascribe some sort of concrete language to late-night mental backflips of confusion and…
James Rettig | 11:37 am

Stef Chura – “Spotted Gold” Video

Michigan's Stef Chura is gearing up for the release of her debut album Messes, which she recorded last year with Fred Thomas. We've heard opening…
Peter Helman | 11:33 am

Sorry, Drake: Mozart Had The Best-Selling CD Of 2016

Here's something weird: The best-selling CD of 2016 did not come from Drake or Beyoncé or the Weeknd or any of the other towering pop…
Tom Breihan | 11:18 am

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Old Gray Slow Burn

Side projects are supposed to be fun. They're supposed to be reasons to fuck around -- chances for musicians to get away from the people…
Tom Breihan | 10:46 am

Sad13 – “Get A Yes” Video

Speedy Ortiz frontwoman Sadie Dupuis released Slugger, her debut solo album under the name Sad13, last month. While the video for early track "Less Than
Peter Helman | 10:28 am

Kodak Black – “There He Go” Video

The enormously promising young Florida rapper Kodak Black spent most of 2016 in jail on drug charges. He's still facing prosecution in South Carolina for…
Tom Breihan | 10:25 am

Kristin Kontrol – “Baby Are You In?”

Earlier this year, Kristin Welchez, better known as Dum Dum Girls leader Dee Dee, reinvented herself with the new synthpop alias Kristin Kontrol and released…
Tom Breihan | 10:01 am

2016 In Review

Stereogum’s 100 Favorite Songs Of 2016

Is anything more personal than a favorite song? Even with our thinking caps on, we all experience music through unrelentingly individual ears. When evaluating entire…
Stereogum | 10:00 am

Forecastle 2017 Lineup

Forecastle is returning for its 15th year this summer, and the Louisville, Kentucky festival has just announced its initial lineup. Festival headliners extraordinaire LCD Soundsystem…
Peter Helman | 9:58 am

Night Flowers – “To Rest” & “Christmas Eve”

The London indie-pop five-piece Night Flowers recently impressed us with their singles "Neverlands" and "Glow In The Dark." And today, they've come out with a…
Tom Breihan | 9:46 am

Afrika Bambaataa – “Planet Rock (Kaytranada Planet Invasion Remix)”

With his amazing debut 99.9%, the Haitian-born, Montreal-based Kaytranada made one of our favorite albums of 2016. But Kaytranada started out as a remix specialist,…
Tom Breihan | 9:32 am

Watch The Roots, Busta Rhymes, & Joell Ortiz Do Hamilton’s “My Shot” On The Tonight Show

Last week, Lin-Manuel Miranda released The Hamilton Mixtape, on which famous rap and pop stars took on the songs from Miranda's hit Broadway musical Hamilton
Tom Breihan | 9:13 am

sir Was – “In The Midst” Video

We enjoyed Joel Wästberg's debut EP as sir Was, A Minor Life, so we're happy to report that the Gothenberg musician is releasing an LP…
Chris DeVille | 8:53 am

Watch J Mascis Win On @Midnight

J Mascis, the taciturn guitar hero at the center of Dinosaur Jr., is notoriously one of the worst interviews in indie rock. It's a herculean…
Tom Breihan | 8:51 am

Drake – “Talk Is Cheap” (Feat. Aaliyah & Static Major)

Drake has lately been working on a new project -- one that he's calling a "playlist," rather than an album or compilation -- called More
Tom Breihan | 8:32 am

Here Are The 2017 Grammys Nominations

The Grammys announced their 2017 nominees this morning, with Grammy darling Meghan Trainor on CBS This Morning to unveil the big four categories: Album Of…
Chris DeVille | 8:32 am

Major Lazer & Bad Royale – “My Number”

Diplo's Major Lazer crew has teamed up with Caribbean bass quartet Bad Royale on "My Number," a new track built around reggae legends Toots &…
Peter Helman | December 5, 2016 - 9:32 pm

Neil Young Asks Obama To Do More To Halt DAPL

Neil Young has been one of the most outspoken celebrity voices against the Dakota access pipeline -- writing a song about it, performing at the
Peter Helman | December 5, 2016 - 8:27 pm

Sampha Reveals Kanye West Co-Wrote “Timmy’s Prayer”

"Saint Pablo," one of the bonus tracks that Kanye West tacked onto The Life Of Pablo during his endless cycle of tinkering and updating, featured…
Peter Helman | December 5, 2016 - 8:09 pm

Elbow – “Magnificent (She Says)”

Elbow are veterans of that post-Radiohead era in British pop-rock that gave us Coldplay, Travis, and Starsailor, and they're still going strong 15 years after…
Chris DeVille | December 5, 2016 - 7:49 pm

Watch Josh Homme On Talking Dead

Josh Homme is apparently a big fan of The Walking Dead, and his vocal fandom earned him a spot on AMC's Walking Dead after-show Talking
Peter Helman | December 5, 2016 - 7:42 pm

Listen To Shia LaBeouf’s Latest (Last?) Diss Track

And the Most Unnecessary 2016 award goes to Shia LaBeouf. The first freestyle was refreshing, the second one was tolerable (though he was feeling himself…
Collin Robinson | December 5, 2016 - 5:49 pm

New Williamsburg Venue Brooklyn Steel Opening In April With PJ Harvey, Decemberists, Animal Collective

Bowery Presents -- the concert promoter responsible for booking Bowery Ballroom, Terminal 5, and Music Hall Of Williamsburg (among others) in New York, and a…
James Rettig | December 5, 2016 - 5:39 pm

Yasiin Bey Announces Two More Albums

A few weeks ago, Yasiin Bey (formerly known as Mos Def) announced a series of farewell shows in New York City and Washington, DC that…
James Rettig | December 5, 2016 - 2:35 pm

Six Organs Of Admittance – “Taken By Ascent”

Ben Chasny's ever prolific psych-folk project Six Organs Of Admittance has been mixing the intricate finger-picks of acoustic folk with dark, sweeping drone elements for…
Collin Robinson | December 5, 2016 - 2:06 pm

Stream Aureole Aurora Borealis

Aureole land in the growing subgenre of black metal that focuses thematically on outer space. It's a style that has been increasing not just in…
Wyatt Marshall | December 5, 2016 - 2:01 pm
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