From the beginning, rock and roll music has always possessed the capacity to create seismic paradigm shifts in the fashion world, but perhaps none happened so suddenly or unexpectedly as the one…   Read Story »
When it began, early Bruce was an exotic figure -- young and feral, with a wild mop of hair, a scraggly sailor's beard and a fearsome, frenetic intensity. This was Gypsy Bruce, Boardwalk Bruce, car…   Read Story »
They came to us nearly fully formed in sound and attitude: bombastic, righteous, and solemn, but always impressively airtight in their professionalism for such a young band. Paul "Bono" Hewson was…   Read Story »
How would you decorate YOUR Paisley Crib? It would be hard, right? You'd want to make sure that everything was just so. If you were to, say, bring a potential paramour back to your Paisley Crib for…   Read Story »
It was 1975 when fashion maven and self-styled music impresario Malcolm McLaren had his first fateful encounter with the then-17-year-old John Lydon, soon to be notoriously rechristened Johnny…   Read Story »
Consider the following proposition: even if David Bowie -- genius author of countless classic songs -- had never issued a single piece of music, his status as a cultural icon and legend would remain…   Read Story »
Craftwerk is a new recurring feature on Stereogum, in which we'll unearth some of the oddest, most unlikely indie-rock-related fan-created crafts on the web. The first installment of this franchise…   Read Story »
When I was a teenager, I had a little bit of a "everything Radiohead" phase. I didn't take it as far as my friend David -- a dude who regularly eBay'd Japanese import singles and once made a computer…   Read Story »