Semisonic’s Dan Wilson Discusses The Road From “Closing Time” To Penning Taylor Swift Deep Cuts

Welcome to the second installment of "Tracking Down," a new Stereogum franchise in which we talk to artists who have been out of the spotlight
Dan Weiss | August 16, 2017 - 3:35 pm

Status Ain't Hood

It’s Time To Get Excited About Brockhampton

All around the world, there are groups of kids working on music. They're developing their own aesthetics, their own secret languages, working on those things…
Tom Breihan | August 16, 2017 - 2:12 pm


Q&A: Rainer Maria On Splitting Up, Reuniting, & Their Great New Album S/T

Rainer Maria's new album technically took 11 years to make -- hell, longer than that, given that some of the writing sessions go so far…
Ian Cohen | August 16, 2017 - 11:32 am

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Rainer Maria S/T

Once upon a time, a band could name itself after a 19th century Austrian modernist poet without coming across precious. The members of a band…
Tom Breihan | August 15, 2017 - 11:27 am


Q&A: Death From Above’s Sebastien Grainger On Changing Their Name (Again) & New Album Outrage! Is Now

When they first appeared in the early '00s, Death From Above -- then without the "1979," once more without the "1979" today -- drew attention…
Ryan Leas | August 15, 2017 - 10:17 am

Sounding Board

Jawbreaker’s San Francisco Show Raised The Bar For Punk Reunion Tours

"So how the fuck did all of you get tickets?" says Paul Lee, the singer of '90s East Bay punk band Monsula. There’s an air…
Nina Corcoran | August 14, 2017 - 11:49 am

Premature Evaluation

Premature Evaluation: Grizzly Bear Painted Ruins

While 2016 was a year dominated by high-profile albums from visionary pop stars and rappers (Kanye West, Solange, Frank Ocean, Chance The Rapper, Beyoncé, Rihanna)…
Ryan Leas | August 14, 2017 - 11:28 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Can you believe we're almost mid-way through August? Summer is coming to a slow, steady end, and in New York the weather has been pretty…
Stereogum | August 11, 2017 - 5:39 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Hey it's Gabriela Tully Claymore in for Tom Breihan this week. How are you? I myself am doing well. I woke up at the literal…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 11, 2017 - 1:01 pm

The Anniversary

Backstreet Boys Turns 20

The Backstreet Boys performed live for the first time ever at SeaWorld Orlando. The year was 1993 and the show took place at Shamu Stadium,…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 11, 2017 - 11:29 am

The Week In Pop

Kesha Shows Her True Colors On Rainbow, And It’s Beautiful To Behold

"I could fight forever, but life's too short." Every lyric on Rainbow -- Kesha's first album in five years and the first since initiating a…
Chris DeVille | August 10, 2017 - 4:05 pm

Gotcha Covered

Gotcha Covered: “Heroes”

So Motörhead covered David Bowie's "Heroes." This is, even for Gotcha Covered, a fairly weird development -- not just because it's an ostensibly unlikely combination…
Nate Patrin | August 10, 2017 - 2:12 pm

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Downtown Boys Cost Of Living

On their 2015 sophomore LP, Providence punks Downtown Boys throttled authority with a saxophone by their side. The album was called Full Communism, and it…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 8, 2017 - 12:06 pm

Sounding Board

Car Seat Headrest Played One Of The Best Sets At Lollapalooza 2017

Teens Of Denial, Car Seat Headrest's breakthrough album from last year, was a minor miracle. It was built on music that had plenty of retro…
Ryan Leas | August 7, 2017 - 12:22 pm

Sounding Board

Flight Of The Conchords’ Comedy-Rock Friendship Still Feels Timeless 10 Years Later

Rock 'n' roll may be the result of combining sex, drugs, and a few good blues guitar runs, but at its best it's all about…
Margaret Farrell | August 7, 2017 - 11:41 am
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