Anyone excited for Record Store Day? I'm in line outside NYC's Other Music* right now and in 14 hours that glow-in-the-dark Ray Parker, Jr. 10" is mine. You can check out the full list of…   Read Story »
There was a point during last night's minimally audacious Rock & Roll ceremony -- maybe halfway through the E Street Band's interminable shoutouts -- when I remarked to the guy from Billboard that…   Read Story »
We started off this week with news from Ultra Music Festival, which sounded like a bit of a disaster. Hopefully vibes are more mellow at next weekend's Coachella (don't forget your Hydroxycut). Hot…   Read Story »
This week we paid tribute to the late Oderus Urungus and celebrated 10 years of Madvillainy. The Black Keys returned with "Fever” and Black Lips' Cole Alexander shared some interesting opinions on…   Read Story »
"And I swear that I don't have a gun." — Kurt Cobain, "Come As You Are" Despite the pledge in those lyrics that went around the world in the early 1990s, police in Seattle say that Kurt Cobain…   Read Story »
I bet you guys thought I was skipping Shut Up, Dude this week. I would never! Just because much of the music world has reconvened in Austin does not mean Stereogum's commenters shouldn't be…   Read Story »
This week we watched Beck on SNL and Ezra Koenig (Ella Kzing?) on the Oscars. We got some album updates from tUnE-yArDs, Morrissey, Julian Casablancas, and Fucked Up. We reviewed new albums from…   Read Story »
This week we reviewed albums from Schoolboy Q, Pharrell Williams, Kid Cudi, and Lakutis. We celebrated the 20th and 10th anniversaries of Mellow Gold and The Grey Album, respectively, and ranked the…   Read Story »
This week we reviewed new releases by Beck, Angel Olsen, and Lil Herb. We welcomed Jimmy Fallon and the Roots' Tonight Show, with its U2 and Arcade Fire performances, and we said goodbye to the…   Read Story »
The College Dropout turned 10, and Kanye celebrated by launching another leg of his Yeezus Tour. Later this month he'll appear on the first week of Late Night With Seth Meyers, which has a house band…   Read Story »