Generally speaking, EDM is perceived to purvey a very specific sound and experience, even if there seems to be no real logic to defining the term itself. While its occupied its space over the last…   Read Story »
There's a moment early on in LOSE, the third album from Cymbals Eat Guitars, that immediately leaps out. Frontman and lyricist Joe D'Agostino describes his best friend looking like David Bowie on…   Read Story »
Field Report will release the follow-up to 2012's excellent self-titled debut this fall on Partisan Records. It's called Marigolden, and it finds Chris Porterfield's folk-rock band further plumbing…   Read Story »
Ever since songs from Beverly's exceptional shoegaze-pop debut album Careers began emerging online, the band has been billed as the latest project of former Vivian Girls/Crystal Stilts/Dum Dum Girls…   Read Story »
Alexis Taylor has always been the gentle soul at the center of Hot Chip's effervescent dance-pop, his charmingly wimpy falsetto enunciating properly amidst the churning synthesizers. At times that…   Read Story »
Within two minutes of sitting down, Andrew Savage leans forward on his elbows and begins to play mock narrator. "So here we are at East Japanese Restaurant in New York City," he deadpans. "In front…   Read Story »
An Eels concert in St. Paul took a surprising turn earlier this week when former Journey frontman Steve Perry emerged to perform Eels' "It's A Motherfucker" and Journey's "Open Arms" and "Lovin',…   Read Story »
I recently stopped by Stereogum's NYC offices to sit down and have a chat with Lily Allen. Given how contentious Allen's relationship to the press has been in the past -- particularly in regards to…   Read Story »
Bob Mould has been doing this longer than some of you have been alive. Shit, he's been doing it longer than I've been alive. Hüsker Dü, the harrowing and inspiring Minnesota jangle-punk trio with…   Read Story »
It takes about ten minutes from the moment I meet Sharon Van Etten for her to make her first confession: "Sorry, I'm pretty hungover today." She says it with a sort of bashful glance downwards -- as…   Read Story »