Quit Your Day Job is a series that ran on Stereogum from 2007 to 2013, and in that space, we talked to dozens of indie artists -- from Girl Talk to the National to Deerhunter to the Hold Steady --…   Read Story »
Philadelphia garage rockers Bleeding Rainbow -- formerly Reading Rainbow -- have been busy prepping their new album, Yeah Right, due out 1/29 on Kanine Records. Three songs from Yeah Right have been…   Read Story »
A couple of weeks ago, Brooklyn rockers Nude Beach dropped the memorable clip for "Some Kinda Love," a clip where an invisible narrator went through some kind of nervous breakdown. But, that wasn't…   Read Story »
Though we've known about beachy indie rockers Fort Lean for a little while, the group made a major splash at CMJ thanks to glowing praise from outlets like The New York Times. Before that, though, I…   Read Story »
Over the past three years, the great Huntsville, Alabama rap duo G-Side have released three full albums, with another, Island, coming in November. And even more impressive: They've done all this…   Read Story »
Brooklyn-based Das Racist-associated pop crew Tony Castles recently released the No Service EP, a five song collection featuring a track called "Dream Job" -- though not all the work the "freak funk"…   Read Story »
Onetime Gravy Train!!!! frontman Seth Bogart is the leopard-printed/speedo-wearing Hunx of Hunx And His Punx (or, these days, Punkettes). His Oakland-based band's debut album comes out next month. In…   Read Story »
I first saw Buke And Gass last summer at Joe's Pub as part of the Happy Ending Music & Reading Series. They performed some of their songs on a bill where I did a reading about black metal (and,…   Read Story »
The Bubu King EP -- a four-song collection that marries hyper ramshackle beats with addictive West African chants and singing -- breezes past in 20 minutes. On certain days I listen to it half a…   Read Story »
Salome is one of the most exciting bands in underground metal. We're talking top 5. I booked the Virginia trio twice in a four month span for my old Show No Mercy series because they're so compelling…   Read Story »