Scott Lapatine

A handyman/martial arts master agrees to teach a bullied boy karate and shows him that there is more to the martial art than fighting.

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Stereogum & Exploding In Sound’s Austin Invasion 2015 Details

This month Stereogum returns to SXSW for the 10th year, and we're throwing a party with Exploding In Sound to celebrate. Last year's Stereogum event in Austin never happened, so this year we're hosting almost three times as many bands on two stages. Stereogum & Exploding In Sound's Austi… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / March 4, 2015

Shut Up, Dude: This Week’s Best And Worst Comments

Taylor thinks it's blue and black, as does Kanye, but I won't really care until Noel Gallagher weighs in. More »

By: Scott Lapatine / February 27, 2015

Shut Up, Dude: This Week’s Best And Worst Comments + Redesign FAQ

Stereogum launched a long overdue redesign last night and If You're Reading This You Probably Have Questions. Our goals were to make the site faster, more flexible, easier to navigate and read (larger fonts), and more modern. There was also a big upgrade to our backend that will make our workflow more efficient. Our new… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / February 21, 2015

Neil Young Is Your New Hypebeast

Neil Young's had a busy few months, releasing his 35th studio album (the orchestral Storytone), feuding with Starbucks and David Crosby, and selling snake oil to audiophile boomers. Now, the grunge godfather and longtime voice of anti-consumerism is modeling for Odd Future-beloved high-end skate-wear brand Supreme. Young appears on a new… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / February 17, 2015

Shut Up, Dude: This Week’s Best And Worst Comments

Happy Valentine's Day, commenter baes. More »

By: Scott Lapatine / February 14, 2015

Comments from Scott Lapatine

Yes, very soon. Possibly today.
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March 5, 2015 on Viet Cong Address Name Controversy At Portland Show
Maybe they could get Morrissey.
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March 4, 2015 on Ex Cops Blast McDonald’s For Offering Its SXSW Talent Exposure Instead Of Money
Yeah, it's a bug that will be fixed very soon, hopefully tonight.
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March 4, 2015 on Viet Cong Address Name Controversy At Portland Show
The product guys told me it actually doesn’t have anything to do w/ Videogum … but they’re still working on bringing them all back.
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March 3, 2015 on Q&A: Purity Ring On Indie Vs. Pop, “Hey There Delilah,” And Another Eternity
This is one of my most anticipated releases of 2103, along with whatever sneakers President North West drops that year.
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March 2, 2015 on Wu-Tang Clan’s Once Upon A Time In Shaolin Comes Out In 88 Years
You guys can use img tags for now… Hope the direct URL img display is fixed this week!
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March 2, 2015 on Kanye West – “All Day” (Feat. Allan Kingdom, Theophilus London, & Paul McCartney)
For now you have to use img tags for pics to display, but that will be fixed.
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March 1, 2015 on The Mountain Goats – “Heel Turn 2″
FWIW, I had no say over when the redesign launched and don't manage the people who can fix it. I told them it wasn't ready, and pointed out all the problems now being discussed and many more. I don't expect you guys to care, that's behind-the-scenes stuff. But the best I can do is keep hassling them about it. Trust that I am more disappointed in it than any of you. It will be fixed!
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February 28, 2015 on Shut Up, Dude: This Week’s Best And Worst Comments
Wait, what needs to be changed?
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February 28, 2015 on Watch Tobias Jesso Jr.’s TV Debut With The Roots On Fallon
That's not right! What browswer/OS are you using?
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February 28, 2015 on Shut Up, Dude: This Week’s Best And Worst Comments