The 5 Most Memorable SXSW Sets Of The Past 5 Years

The “discovery” function of SXSW faded long ago, when the internet democratized access to information and YouTube brought every band’s live show to everyone’s laptops.
Stereogum | March 15, 2012 - 2:49 pm

The 25 Bands We’re Most Excited To See At SXSW 2012

Hey, everybody, it's that time again! South By Southwest 2012. Are you ready? How's your hashtag game? Can you feel the early-onset FOMO? As the…
Stereogum | March 9, 2012 - 11:24 am

The Simpsons’ 10 Greatest Rock Moments

With the 500th episode of The Simpsons airing last Sunday, the last few weeks have been a celebration of everything Simpsons, where all your favorite…
Corban Goble | February 23, 2012 - 12:02 pm

The 10 Least Boring Moments From The 2012 Grammys

Barely 24 hours before this year's Grammy Awards ceremony began, Whitney Houston, a woman who'd once seemed like a cyborg engineered to win as many…
Tom Breihan | February 13, 2012 - 11:44 am

Music’s 10 Most Scandalous Live-TV Moments

When M.I.A. held up her middle finger during Madonna's Super Bowl Halftime Show last weekend, she dominated blog chatter for a few days and incited…
Tom Breihan | February 9, 2012 - 4:23 pm

Watch St. Vincent & Isaac Brock On Portlandia + Fred Armisen’s 10 Favorite Portland Bands

Portlandia is a show by, for, and about indie rock types, so it's no surprise that indie big dogs show up in sketches every so…
Tom Breihan | February 6, 2012 - 4:09 pm

The 13 Best Jack White Collaborations

On the heels of Jack White's new album announcement as well as the unveiling of Blunderbuss's first single "Love Interruption," we thought it was time…
Stereogum | February 2, 2012 - 2:45 pm

The Top 20 Steve Albini-Recorded Albums

Infamously cantankerous studio rat/national treasure Steve Albini doesn’t like to be called a record producer. He prefers the term “recording engineer.” That’s a dry, clinical…
Tom Breihan | January 26, 2012 - 3:33 pm

20 Songs Named After The Bands That Played Them

Self-titled albums are one thing. But when a band names one of its songs after itself -- or, alternately, when a band names itself after…
Tom Breihan | January 19, 2012 - 11:46 am

Top 10 Bands With Members Who Don’t Play Anything

In today’s Listomania, we unveil our favorite 10 bands who have a member that doesn’t play or do anything, and that’s no intended sleight to…
Stereogum | January 12, 2012 - 3:44 pm

10 Classic Albums Released 10 Years Into A Band’s Career

It's a new year, and every Thursday, we're going to be publishing a new list in this space. You guys like lists, right? Good! For…
Tom Breihan | January 5, 2012 - 4:26 pm

Shut Up, Dude: The 50 Best Comments Of 2011

One billion comments! We did it! OK, we did not get a billion comments this year, but we did log more than twice as many…
Scott Lapatine | December 30, 2011 - 5:29 pm

The 10 Biggest Band Beefs Of 2011

Back in the day, when two artists didn’t like each other, they’d deal with it in relatively low-profile ways: A snippy backstage comment, or a…
Tom Breihan | December 29, 2011 - 10:19 am

Stereogum’s 25 Most Downloaded MP3s Of 2011

As they say, the last week of the calendar year is the most wonderful time of year to engage in the age old Stereogum tradition
Amrit Singh | December 28, 2011 - 10:15 am

The 10 Most NSFW Videos Of 2011

Almost none of us are at work this week, so almost none of us are getting fired. And with the holidays coming to an end,…
Tom Breihan | December 27, 2011 - 2:32 pm

22 New Indie Rock Christmas MP3s For 2011

Don't you love Christmas music? I'm Jewish so mostly it makes me feel like I'm in a mall. But don't you love malls? I've been…
Scott Lapatine | December 23, 2011 - 9:53 am

The 50+ Most Anticipated Albums Of 2012

A whole lot of music happened in 2011. Like a whole lot. Virtually every artist on our collective radar seemed to release and album or…
Stereogum | December 22, 2011 - 3:45 pm

The 10 Best Rap Guest Verses Of 2011

Even in an era when rappers rarely share studios with their collaborators, emailing in their contributions instead, the art of the guest verse is alive…
Tom Breihan | December 19, 2011 - 2:10 pm

Stereogum’s Top 50 Albums Of 2011

2011 was the year music learned to float. Actually, that's not true at all; music has been reaching for feelings of tidal drift since the…
Stereogum | December 5, 2011 - 11:42 am

The 5 Most Ridiculous Kurt Cobain Costumes You Can Actually Buy

Another Halloween and you're going as Sexy Butch Vig again? If you'd just planned ahead you could've went as the ghost of Kurt Cobain. It's…
Scott Lapatine | October 31, 2011 - 9:38 am