The Clientele – “Since We Last Spoke”

Breathy British balladeers the Clientele reissued their excellent 2005 release Strange Geometry last year on Merge, and a vinyl repress is coming next month. In…
Chris DeVille | April 22, 2016 - 11:40 am
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Sonny & The Sunsets – “Moods”

Idiosyncratic San Francisco psych rockers Sonny And The Sunsets have always been delightfully quirky, with unorthodox sounds jutting into infectious grooves, but they've dialed up…
Collin Robinson | April 22, 2016 - 11:21 am

Gojira – “Stranded” Video

If you've been anxiously awaiting a new Tool album for years, allow me to recommend the French prog-metal warlords Gojira, who should at least partially…
Tom Breihan | April 22, 2016 - 11:12 am
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Stream Plants & Animals Waltzed In From The Rumbling (Stereogum Premiere)

Plants & Animals are a Montreal-based indie rock trio that began playing together as kids. Touring arduously for about five years after their proper full-length…
Collin Robinson | April 22, 2016 - 11:00 am
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Watch Jennifer Hudson Sing The Living Hell Out Of Prince’s “Purple Rain”

We're going to see a lot of Prince tributes today, but thus far, this is the one that's hit me the hardest. The scarily powerful…
Tom Breihan | April 22, 2016 - 10:19 am
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Stream Levitation Festival’s A Tribute To Pet Sounds Compilation (Stereogum Premiere)

There are very few people who deny the importance and general enjoyability of Pet Sounds. With his meticulous orchestration, arrangement, and attention to detail, Brian…
Michelle Laggan | April 22, 2016 - 10:06 am
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Watch Pearl Jam Cover “Purple Rain” And Dedicate A Song To Prince In Columbia

Just about every artist who played live last night had to find some way to acknowledge the passing of Prince. For their part, Pearl Jam…
Tom Breihan | April 22, 2016 - 9:44 am
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Those Pretty Wrongs – “Never Goodbye” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

"Never Goodbye" is an incredibly charming track by Those Pretty Wrongs, the new duo pairing Big Star drummer Jody Stephens with Freewheelers leader Luther Russell.
Chris DeVille | April 22, 2016 - 9:44 am

Gotye – “Sometimes It Snows In April” (Prince Cover)

In 2013, when the Belgian singer Gotye won the Record Of The Year Grammy for his big hit "Somebody That I Used To Know," the…
Tom Breihan | April 22, 2016 - 9:17 am
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Watch M83, In Teen Wolf Costume, Do Two Songs On Kimmel

We already knew that '80s movie soundtracks had a huge influence on M83's Anthony Gonzalez. And now, we get to see that the movies themselves…
Tom Breihan | April 22, 2016 - 8:55 am
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A Pop Life: 20 Incredible Prince Moments

When we lose those truly iconic musical figures, there never seems to be any adequate way to address it. The standard obituary feels like an…
Tom Breihan | April 22, 2016 - 8:38 am
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Mac DeMarco & Jon Lent – “I Was A Fool To Care” (James Taylor Cover) Video

Mac DeMarco has teamed up with his good friend and occasional keyboardist Jon Lent for an exceptionally chill cover of James Taylor's 1975 track "I…
Peter Helman | April 21, 2016 - 11:36 pm
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The 1975 – “A Change Of Heart” Video

A couple of months ago, British pop stars the 1975 released their unfortunately titled but fascinatingly adventurous new album I like it when you sleep,
Peter Helman | April 21, 2016 - 9:19 pm
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R.I.P. Richard Lyons

Richard Lyons, a founding member of Bay Area experimental music pranksters Negativland, has died. He passed away today, on his 57th birthday, due to complications…
Peter Helman | April 21, 2016 - 7:24 pm
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Legendary Minneapolis Venue First Avenue Is Hosting An All-Night Prince Dance Party

Legendary Minneapolis venue First Avenue, which hosted many Prince concerts over the years and was immortalized as the setting for much of 1984's iconic film…
James Rettig | April 21, 2016 - 6:01 pm
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Hey! People Still Like The Lumineers

The year was 2012. Mumford & Sons, whose slow-burn 2009 blockbuster Sigh No More was still selling like crazy, released a sophomore full-length called Babel
Chris DeVille | April 21, 2016 - 5:37 pm
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Lil Silva – “Caught Up” (Feat. Cosima)

UK producer and BANKS collaborator Lil Silva has been prolific with EPs over the years. I would love to hear a full-length offering from him,…
Collin Robinson | April 21, 2016 - 5:13 pm

Read Bob Mould’s Eulogy For Prince

Fellow Minneapolis music icon Bob Mould has posted a remembrance of Prince in light of his recent passing. The former Hüsker Dü frontman reminisces on…
James Rettig | April 21, 2016 - 4:31 pm
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President Obama Mourns Prince

President Barack Obama has offered a statement in reaction to Prince's death earlier today. Last year, Prince played a private concert at the White House…
James Rettig | April 21, 2016 - 4:13 pm
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Beliefs – “Get There”

Toronto shoegazers Beliefs released their sophomore album, Leaper, last year, and today they're offering up an outtake from those recording sessions as a free download.
James Rettig | April 21, 2016 - 3:58 pm
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Read Frank Ocean’s Eulogy For Prince

Following the tragic news of Prince's passing earlier today, artists and celebrities have been taking to social media to pay tribute to the late icon.
James Rettig | April 21, 2016 - 3:32 pm
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PUP – “Doubts”

"What's left to lose? What am I supposed to do without you?" Stefan Babcock asks at the end of the "Doubts," the third single from…
James Rettig | April 21, 2016 - 2:41 pm
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Billie Marten – “Milk & Honey” (Stereogum Premiere)

With delicate, expansive ballads like "Bird" and "Heavy Weather," 16-year-old Yorkshire folk-rocker Billie Marten proved last year that she's talented beyond measure and wise beyond…
Chris DeVille | April 21, 2016 - 2:34 pm
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Hear Kid Cudi And Paul Reubens Discuss Their Prospective TV Pilot

Kid Cudi, also known by his government and acting name Scott Mescudi, has been just as active on the TV and silver screens as he's…
Collin Robinson | April 21, 2016 - 2:26 pm
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R.I.P. Prince

Prince has died. TMZ reports that the person who died at Paisley Park, Prince's Minnesota studio and estate, was Prince himself. According to a statement
Tom Breihan | April 21, 2016 - 12:53 pm
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Vektor – “LCD (Liquid Crystal Disease)” (Stereogum Premiere)

Vektor's forthcoming third LP, Terminal Redux, is pure fire: unreal thrash riffs ripped through the veil of space-time, like a last-ditch transmission from a dying…
Aaron Lariviere | April 21, 2016 - 12:00 pm
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Katy B x MssingNo x Geeneus – “Water Rising”

Honey, the new album from the UK club queen Katy B, functions as a sort of love letter to UK club culture. On every track,…
Tom Breihan | April 21, 2016 - 11:09 am
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With You. – “Ghost (Major Lazer Remix)” (Feat. Vince Staples) (Stereogum Premiere)

Switch (aka David James Andrew Taylor) co-founded Major Lazer with Diplo but isn't involved with the group anymore. Last year he unveiled his new project…
Collin Robinson | April 21, 2016 - 11:00 am

Corbu – “Polygon Forest” (Stereogum Premiere)

Corbu is a Brooklyn indie/electro pop outfit that creates soaring, glimmering explosions of energy and rhythm. Their first two EPs, We Are Sound and Everything
Collin Robinson | April 21, 2016 - 11:00 am
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