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

This weekend is even more celebratory than usual now that gay marriage is finally legal nationwide! Stereogum is proud of the U.S. today, even if we are choosing not to rainbowfy our social media avatars. But as Lil B says, do u brands! Congrats to everyone, and thanks to Taylor Swift for making this landmark… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / June 26, 2015 - 5:06 pm

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

This week we revealed our 50 Best Albums Of 2015 So Far countdown. We considered any LP out between 1/1 and 6/30, which is why the list includes great LPs from Miguel and Vince Staples that aren’t out yet. You’ll hear them soon, though, and then you’ll understand why they made the cut. Of course… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / June 19, 2015 - 7:20 pm

Q&A: Gene Ween On His Billy Joel Tribute Band And Lifelong Love Of The Piano Man

Late last month Billy Joel played New York City’s Madison Square Garden for the 63rd time. Meanwhile, across the river, Aaron Freeman played many of the same tunes to a smaller crowd at Brooklyn’s most upscale bowling alley. It was the Ween co-founder’s fourth time belting out a set of these cover songs — “Pressure,”… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / June 17, 2015 - 2:10 pm

Watch Jon Hamm, Zach Galifianakis, Chance The Rapper, & Jack Antonoff Cover The ’80s At Bonnaroo’s SuperJam

SuperJam is a unique late-night tent destination at Bonnaroo at which disparate artists take turns knocking out a set of classic covers. There are two SuperJams this year, a Sunday bluegrass one and last night’s main ’80s-themed “throwback” party led by Pretty Lights with DMC, Rob Trujillo (Metallica), Jack Antonoff, Chance The Rapper, Reggie Watts,… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / June 14, 2015 - 1:20 pm

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

Today’s Shut Up, Dude comes to you from Manchester, TN where Ryan Leas and I will be reporting on Bonnaroo 2015. I’ve been coming to Bonnaroo since 2004 and in case it wasn’t already clear, it is now legitimately a 4-day festival. Last night’s lineup had Strand Of Oaks, Iceage, Courtney Barnett, Def Loaf, Mac… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / June 12, 2015 - 6:32 pm

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No, that’s Spotify. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CISQuUcXAAEQb01.jpg
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June 30, 2015 on First Impressions Of Apple Music
http://i.ytimg.com/vi/S1KT1QoSCT8/hqdefault.jpg The rabbi who was a guest on that infamous panel officiated my wedding. But I didn't know this story until after.
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June 30, 2015 on You’ll Never Guess What Fox News Thinks Of Kendrick Lamar
FJM FTW

#Glastonbury

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June 28, 2015 on Watch Kanye’s Full Glastonbury Set, Feat. Justin Vernon, A Stage Crasher, & “Bohemian Rhapsody”
He named her Drake! Really! Not really.
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June 25, 2015 on The Week In Pop: Instead Of Going Big, Kacey Musgraves Goes Home
Death Cab For Cutie are playing Paris tonight, but didn't get caught in this Paris cab riot for some reason. Would've liked to write that headline.
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June 25, 2015 on Courtney Love Attacked By French Uber Protesters
LOL. Well as you guys know, we (Stereogum staff) have nothing to do w/ the ads that appear on the site. But I'm doing my best to have SPINMedia's sales team make their "native ads" look different than articles. There's still room for improvement, but it should be clear on the homepage that those gray Firefly units are not editorial features.
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June 24, 2015 on Killer Mike Shares Op-Ed On Confederate Flag Debate
http://bluenationreview.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/Jon-Stewart-Wack-Flag.jpg
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June 24, 2015 on Killer Mike Shares Op-Ed On Confederate Flag Debate
Well I for one am excited.
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June 24, 2015 on Watch A Teaser For Pure Bathing Culture’s New Album Pray For Rain
Yes, soon.
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June 23, 2015 on Album Of The Week: Bully Feels Like
Also could include Dave Alvin and Phil Alvin!
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June 23, 2015 on 48 Bands That Took 20 Or More Years Between Albums