No intro today, you guys. But I think Ed Droste sums up the week pretty well: props to those in twitter beefs, they seem horrifyingly scary to me to be embroiled in, but great entertainment for…   Read Story »
I walked by Barclays Center earlier tonight and saw some kids outside with lint rollers. Take that, Canada! Not that I don't appreciate the levity; it was a rough week. DJ Rashad and DJ E-Z Rock…   Read Story »
In case you missed the last five days: it was Britpop Week on Stereogum. We celebrated the 20th anniversaries of His 'N' Hers and Parklife, released a week apart in the spring of '94. We also…   Read Story »
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 »