The Flaming Lips have always been weird, and they have a penchant for showing it off in pretty spectacular, and sometimes head-scratching, ways. They're currently in the midst of an attempt to break…   Read Story »
In the June 2, 2012 issue of the NME, Kevin Shields said the long-awaited third album from My Bloody Valentine –- the first since 1991's classic Loveless –- is imminent. The UK mag quotes Shields…   Read Story »
Most of us go to work every day at jobs we find redundant, collaborating with people we don't like. And, generally speaking, the pay is terrible, and the benefits are worse. Yet, we plod on. But for…   Read Story »
Greg Dulli is the quintessential wounded animal-as-frontman. Across six albums and a handful of stellar EPs throughout the better part of the '90s, Dulli and the Afghan Whigs left a swath of…   Read Story »
It sputtered a bit out of the gate -- though that widespread sentiment might be the result of the impossibly enormous expectations placed on Lena Dunham's debut television series -- Girls seemingly…   Read Story »
Sure, Radiohead have come up with some cool merch in their day but they've got nothing on potential collaborator Jack White. Think about it: How many times have you found yourself in dire need of…   Read Story »
[Please welcome Michael Nelson to the Stereogum News Desk! Michael has served as the Editor-In-Chief of Long Island Press and Invisible Oranges, and you can find his tweets at @MPN666. Check out his…   Read Story »
Summer Jam, the annual stadium concert thrown by New York rap-radio giant Hot 97, has been a tradition around the city since 1994, when its lineup included Arrested Development, SWV, and Black Moon.…   Read Story »
In the grand tradition of our month-plus-early list of the year's best albums so far, here's a look at the music videos that made us look twice this year. We get bombarded with these things every…   Read Story »
The year isn't half over yet. We know that. But since everyone starts unveiling their year-end lists in November, we figured we wouldn't be too far out of pocket if we unveiled our favorites of the…   Read Story »