Scott Lapatine

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

Here at Stereogum we love musicians. But musicians do not always love us, especially this week. Amanda Palmer stopped by to address our criticism of her crowdfunding endeavors, though to her credit she stuck around and answered questions. We ranked post-punk band Wire's albums worst to best and they were not impressed. Charlie Puth hasn't… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / April 24, 2015 - 1:16 pm

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

Busy weekend for music fans. There's Coachella, again. If you're going, or watching on AXS TV, we have some recommendations for Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Justin Bieber and Kendall Jenner will presumably sit this weekend out. Meanwhile Saturday is Record Store Day, a holiday that's ultimately good for music retailers' bottom lines, but not without… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / April 17, 2015 - 12:51 pm

Watch Sufjan Stevens Perform Carrie & Lowell Songs For The First Time At Philly Tour Opener

The heartbreaking Carrie & Lowell, Sufjan Stevens' public reckoning with his troubled mother's death, and possibly the songwriter's best work, is one of this spring's must-hear LPs. At Thursday night's tour kickoff at Philadelphia's Academy Of Music, Stevens brought many of the album's songs to the stage for the first time. Watch fan-shot footage of… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / April 11, 2015 - 5:19 pm

Pavement Tease “Great News Coming Soon”

Pavement's Wowee Zowee came out 20 years ago today, but while we're busy looking back, the band has begun teasing some "great news coming soon." On a new Facebook page (which Matador Records tells us is legit) Spiral Stairs writes:… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / April 11, 2015 - 4:05 pm

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

Coachella 2015 (weekend one!) has begun. This year's Indio retreat has some firsts: an on-site H&M, a ban on narcissism, and Donald Fagen learning who AC/DC are. Stereogum's Tom Breihan will brave the heat to report on the best and worst of the fest all weekend. Look for him if you're there. And if you're… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / April 10, 2015 - 8:44 pm

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I don't really get it either.
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April 24, 2015 on Shut Up, Dude: This Week’s Best And Worst Comments
Anyone get anything good for Record Store Day? http://i.imgur.com/zJHZAFS.png http://www.ebay.com/itm/311-self-title-RECORD-STORE-DAY-180-gram-vinyl-NUMBER-311-one-of-a-kind-/231225113471
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April 24, 2015 on Shut Up, Dude: This Week’s Best And Worst Comments
Annie Clark http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2015/04/22/11/27DB8A4400000578-3050382-image-a-31_1429700303001.jpg
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April 23, 2015 on Gawker Thread Unearths High School Yearbook Photos Of Eddie Vedder, Grimes, Beyoncé, More
I made it smaller for you (us). :)
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April 23, 2015 on There’s Beer In The Jar: 8 Boundary-Pushing Brewer-Musician Collaborations
Also http://www.motorhead-drinks-shop.com/Beer.html ! http://www.despensavaldes.com/WebRoot/Store/Shops/despensavaldes/5144/4F7C/3B76/E561/263E/55EE/0960/D839/Motorhead-Beer.gif
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April 23, 2015 on There’s Beer In The Jar: 8 Boundary-Pushing Brewer-Musician Collaborations
This is great, Brad. Next round you should do Deltron 3030. http://brewkettletimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/DFH_positivecontact-bottle.jpg
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April 23, 2015 on There’s Beer In The Jar: 8 Boundary-Pushing Brewer-Musician Collaborations
Kris Krostofferson's cool, I guess, but this is a Sam Smith ripoff.
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April 23, 2015 on Kris Kristofferson – “Won’t Back Down” (Tom Petty Cover) Video
They work — you gotta grab the embed code.
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April 22, 2015 on Mac DeMarco Readies Another One Mini-Album, Enormous Tour
Love him, but have never seen him live. I guess I will have to fix that.

#iloveblowingpipe #2015 #ass

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April 22, 2015 on Mac DeMarco Readies Another One Mini-Album, Enormous Tour
the Inside Amy Schumer season premiere was great.
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April 22, 2015 on Kanye West Performs At Time 100 Gala, Is Not Amused By Amy Schumer