Kanye West Playing 808s & Heartbreaks In Full At Hollywood Bowl

Although Kanye West’s Late Registration is turning 10 years old today, the rapper seems to be interested in revisiting another part of his discography. O…
Peter Helman | 12:49 pm

Chrissie Hynde Criticized For Rape Victim Blaming

Well, here's a sad and fucked up story. As The Guardian reports, the Pretenders frontwoman Chrissie Hynde has just opened up about being sexually assaulted…
Peter Helman | 11:51 am
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Travi$ Scott – “Piss On Your Grave” (Feat. Kanye West)

Kanye West protégé Travi$ Scott is releasing his highly anticipated debut album, Rodeo, next week. In addition to collaborations with the Weeknd, Toro Y Moi,…
Peter Helman | 11:15 am
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Bob Dylan & The Band’s Big Pink House Is Available To Rent

“Big Pink,” the West Saugerties house where Bob Dylan and the Band holed up and recorded most of the music that would eventually become the…
Peter Helman | August 29, 2015 - 3:18 pm

Watch Yo La Tengo Cover The Cure On CBS This Morning

New Jersey indie titans Yo La Tengo just released their new mostly-covers album Stuff Like That There, and today, they stopped by CBS This Morning:
Peter Helman | August 29, 2015 - 12:47 pm
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Watch Robyn & La Bagatelle Magique Make Their Live Debut At Popaganda Festival

Swedish pop queen Robyn and her new group La Bagatelle Magique, also featuring keyboardist Markus Jägerstedt and the late producer Christian Falk, put out the…
Peter Helman | August 29, 2015 - 12:06 pm
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Apple Blocks Tidal From Streaming Drake’s Lil’ Weezyana Performance

Last night, on the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, Lil Wayne held his first annual Lil' Weezyana Fest in New Orleans. As MissInfo points out,…
Peter Helman | August 29, 2015 - 11:38 am
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Leeds Festival Locks Evian Christ In A Cage After Mistaking Him For Gatecrasher

British dance producer and Kanye West associate Evian Christ was apparently locked up after his DJ set at the UK's Leeds Festival today for, uh,…
Peter Helman | August 28, 2015 - 7:11 pm
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Shut Up, Dude: This Week’s Best And Worst Comments

I considered boycotting the MTV VMAs because Carly Rae Jepsen isn’t performing, but who am I kidding … I love the VMAs. The first one…
Scott Lapatine | August 28, 2015 - 5:50 pm
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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Alas, it's Friday, and what a Friday it's been! We published ten-year anniversary pieces on Death Cab For Cutie's major label debut Plans and Kanye…
Stereogum | August 28, 2015 - 5:46 pm
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Chris already wrote some words about Macklemore's mind-boggling new "Downtown" video. That's good, because my writeup of it would pretty much just be: "Umm... like...
Tom Breihan | August 28, 2015 - 3:41 pm
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Late Registration Turns 10

The College Dropout changed rap -- and really the course of music history, full stop -- more than any other album this century. It introduced…
Chris DeVille | August 28, 2015 - 2:54 pm
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Download Toro Y Moi’s Surprise Mixtape Samantha

As Reddit points out, Toro Y Moi just put out a new mixtape called Samantha via a Dropbox link on his Instagram page. The 20-track…
James Rettig | August 28, 2015 - 2:00 pm
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Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds – “Here’s A Candle (For Your Birthday Cake)”

Ever since Oasis came into the game, Noel Gallagher has been working some version of the same basic sound: A muscular, swaggering working-class-anthem take o…
Tom Breihan | August 28, 2015 - 1:43 pm
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Stream The Island Of Misfit Toys I Made You Something

Earlier this week, we premiered "Moral Melt," a song off of the Island Of Misfit Toys' sophomore album, I Made You Something. It's quickly become…
James Rettig | August 28, 2015 - 1:28 pm

Shunkan – “The Pink Noise”

Marina Sakimoto is a 21-year-old singer and songwriter from Los Angeles who now leads Shunkan, a New Zealand band named after a Japanese warrior monk.
Tom Breihan | August 28, 2015 - 1:15 pm

Salad Boys – “No Taste Bomber”

Christchurch, New Zealand's Salad Boys might be young, but their worn, scratchy, soulfully lost music exists very much within the lineage of their hometown's chiming,…
Tom Breihan | August 28, 2015 - 12:48 pm

Here Is Your Song Of The Summer 2015

It still feels like summer, but that won't last long. We're less than two weeks away from #PSL and before you know it we'll be…
Scott Lapatine | August 28, 2015 - 12:43 pm
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Speedy Ortiz – “Hanging Around” (The Cardigans Cover)

Speedy Ortiz released their excellent sophomore album Foil Deer this spring, but that hasn't stopped Sadie Dupuis and crew from making more music in the…
Caitlin White | August 28, 2015 - 12:40 pm

We Are Your Friends: The Stereogum Review

In 1963, American International Pictures released the first of the Beach Party movies, a series of films targeted toward teen audiences at a time whe…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 28, 2015 - 12:16 pm
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Amazon Is Producing Its Own Vinyl Starting With 5 ’80s Soundtracks

This summer we ran a cover story about the recent resurgence of vinyl and the effects of that resurgence on distributors, consumers, artists and the…
Caitlin White | August 28, 2015 - 12:08 pm
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Watch Arcade Fire’s Tim Kingsbury Debut Sam Patch Side-Project At Passovah Summer Fest

Sam Patch is the latest side project to come out of Arcade Fire’s million-plus members — it’s made up of bassist Tim Kingsbury, drummer Jeremy…
James Rettig | August 28, 2015 - 11:53 am

Jean-Michel Jarre Announces New Album Feat. Pete Townshend, Air, M83, Tangerine Dream, & More

French synth-lord Jean-Michel Jarre announced today that he will be releasing a new full-length titled Electronica 1: The Time Machine, which features a list of…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 28, 2015 - 11:49 am
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Plans Turns 10

Growing up, I spent a lot of time in hospitals. Most of that time has bled together, a blur of squeaky white floors and fluorescent…
James Rettig | August 28, 2015 - 11:21 am
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Grimes & James Brooks Launch Not-Really-A-Record-Label Eerie Organization; Hear Nicole Dollanganger’s “You’re So Cool”

Grimes is noncommittal to the new business venture she's starting to release Canadian singer/songwriter Nicole Dollanganger's new album Natural Born Losers, insisting that Eerie Organization
Caitlin White | August 28, 2015 - 11:18 am
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Diet Cig – “Dinner Date” Video

All of Diet Cig's songs feel born out of a lot of frustration. They make you want to punch a wall, they make you want…
James Rettig | August 28, 2015 - 11:16 am

A Place To Bury Strangers – “Now It’s Over” Video

New York loud-rock institution a Place To Bury Strangers released their Transfixation album earlier this year, and they've already made videos for the songs "Straight,"…
Tom Breihan | August 28, 2015 - 11:08 am
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Percussions – “Digital Arpeggios”

We mostly know UK producer Kieran Hebden as Four Tet, and god knows he releases a ton of music under that alias. But Hebden also…
Tom Breihan | August 28, 2015 - 10:38 am

Mos Def & Ski Beatz – “Sensei On The Block”

A few years, Mos Def changed his name to Yasiin Bey, and he was still using that name when he dropped the new track "Basquiat
Tom Breihan | August 28, 2015 - 10:10 am
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Stream Gold Class It’s You (Stereogum Premiere)

On their debut album It's You, Australia's Gold Class plays like a brilliant post-punk compendium -- the jagged yet chiming guitars of Jawbox and Fugazi,…
Chris DeVille | August 28, 2015 - 10:05 am
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