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LCD Soundsystem Continue To Preview American Dream At Second Brooklyn Residency

In case you missed it, LCD Soundsystem are playing a lot of shows at Brooklyn Steel this year. On the heels of their residency there…
Ryan Leas | June 22, 2017 - 11:16 am

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Dylan Brings (Some Of) The Hits To Firefly

This weekend marked the 50th anniversary of the Monterey Pop Festival. You might've noticed headlines recently looking back at Monterey, calling it the moment rock…
Ryan Leas | June 18, 2017 - 6:57 pm

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Weezer’s Hit-Filled Firefly Set Was A Nearly Perfect Situation

Like many American festivals through the first half of 2017, Firefly's lineup has suffered this year. Whether it's over-saturation or simply artists' touring and album…
Ryan Leas | June 17, 2017 - 2:02 pm

Arcade Fire, The Magnetic Fields, Grace Jones, & More Make Primavera Sound The Best Festival In Europe

Primavera has a particular reputation, as being one of the best, most interestingly curated festivals in Europe. (Or, anywhere, for that matter.) It earns it.
Ryan Leas | June 5, 2017 - 10:49 am

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On The Scene At Primavera, Where Arcade Fire Played Two Days Early

Yesterday was the first full day of Primavera 2017, and as usual with this festival, there were a ton of great bands playing. But for…
Ryan Leas | June 2, 2017 - 11:25 am

I Survived 10 Hours In An Ambient Chamber In Bushwick

Ten hours straight of almost anything seems daunting, especially for a captive audience. Ambient music is certainly no exception; when I told people I was…
Lindsey Rhoades | May 1, 2017 - 3:17 pm

LCD Soundsystem Played 3 New Songs At Brooklyn Steel And They Sounded Like This

Last night, LCD Soundsystem kicked off their five night residency at the new 1800-capacity north Brooklyn venue, Brooklyn Steel. If you live in or around…
Ryan Leas | April 7, 2017 - 9:18 am

Alex Lahey Makes The Basics Feel Spectacular At SXSW

One downside of going to review Lana Del Rey last night was leaving Stereogum's unofficial SXSW party right when some of the festival's most exciting…
Chris DeVille | March 18, 2017 - 5:44 pm

Melkbelly Are The Most Exciting Rock Band At SXSW

Melkbelly's journey to their first SXSW was not an easy one. They drove for 26 hours from their home base of Chicago, and along the…
James Rettig | March 18, 2017 - 12:34 pm

Lana Del Rey Performs “Love” For The First Time At Intimate SXSW Show

I would have assumed every person in the room held their phone up when Lana Del Rey took the stage if not for the flurry…
Chris DeVille | March 18, 2017 - 10:47 am

Spoon Turn SXSW Into A Huge Homecoming Party

Today, Spoon release their excellent new album Hot Thoughts, an occasion they celebrated with a three-night residency during SXSW 2017 at a venue currently known…
Ryan Leas | March 17, 2017 - 3:40 pm

Noname Will Not Perform For A Bunch Of SXSW Zombies

Noname has no time for your half-assed applause. From the outset of her performance at the French Legation Museum in East Austin yesterday, the young…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | March 17, 2017 - 11:25 am

Here Is Our Inevitable Review Of The Chainsmokers At SXSW

Welp, I did it: I went to see the Chainsmokers at SXSW. I liked it, too. Don't @ me.
Chris DeVille | March 17, 2017 - 10:24 am

The New Pornographers, Jamila Woods, & More Heat Up Stereogum’s SXSW 2017 Day Showcase

On Wednesday, Stereogum returned to the Mazda Studio At Empire Garage for our second official showcase of SXSW 2017, a diverse lineup of four artists…
Ryan Leas | March 16, 2017 - 3:03 pm

Solange’s SXSW Set Was A Contagiously Joyous Experience

Joy may not be the predominant emotion on A Seat At The Table, but it's the one most apparent at a Solange concert. She never…
Chris DeVille | March 16, 2017 - 1:58 pm
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