Adele’s 25 Breaks One-Week US Album Sales Record

What was once inevitable is now official: Adele’s 25 has broken the one-week US album sales record. Billboard reports that after only four days on…
Chris DeVille | November 24, 2015 - 11:45 am

PINS – “Got It Bad” Video

The dreamy UK band PINS released an impressive album called Wild Nights earlier this year, and we've posted their videos for "Young Girls," "Everyone Says,"…
Tom Breihan | November 24, 2015 - 11:22 am

Q&A: BloodPop (FKA Blood Diamonds) On The Indie/Pop Divide & Working With Grimes, Justin Bieber, & Madonna

When Justin Bieber released his almost-number-one single "Sorry" back in October, I wrote an impassioned screed on the song and Bieber's Redemption-era sound. "Sorry" was…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | November 24, 2015 - 11:18 am

Q&A: Fufanu On The Iceland Scene, Damon Albarn, And Their Debut LP

After Reykjavik's Iceland Airwaves last year, I left Iceland with the music of one homegrown artist echoing through my head. The song was "Circus Life,"…
Ryan Leas | November 24, 2015 - 11:10 am

Stream Dumbo Gets Mad Thank You Neil (Stereogum Premiere)

The Italian boy-girl duo Dumbo Gets Mad may harken back to the sounds of 70's soul and psychedelic rock, but their eyes are set towards…
Charles Innis | November 24, 2015 - 10:33 am

Hear A Teaser For New Underworld Album Barbara Barbara, we have a shining future

Underworld have announced that their first new album in six years, Barbara Barbara, we face a shining future, will be out on 3/18, and have…
James Rettig | November 24, 2015 - 10:13 am

Jack Ladder & The Dreamlanders – “So Far Away” (Dire Straits Cover) (Stereogum Premiere)

Jack Ladder & The Dreamlanders released their fourth album Playmates back in February, and it included not one, but two Sharon Van Etten collaborations. Now…
Cady Siregar | November 24, 2015 - 10:10 am

Disclosure – “Magnets (Jon Hopkins Remix)” (Feat. Lorde)

Now that Disclosure's Lorde-featuring "Magnets" is an official single, it's getting the remix treatment from a bunch of different artists. So far, A-Trak and the…
James Rettig | November 24, 2015 - 9:59 am

Sigur Rós Promise New Songs, New Show, “Maybe Some Other *New* Things” On 2016 Tour

Sigur Rós announced that they will embark on a European festival tour in the summer of 2016. The band hinted at new things to come…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | November 24, 2015 - 9:57 am

Coldplay Teasing Every Song From A Head Full Of Dreams On Instagram

Coldplay's next (and hopefully last) album A Head Full Of Dreams is coming, and it's looking like it will be something of a shit show.
James Rettig | November 24, 2015 - 9:52 am

Watch My Morning Jacket Bring Guitar Firepower To Colbert

My Morning Jacket stopped by Stephen Colbert's Late Show last night to perform measured-then-explosive The Waterfall track "Tropics." And while they might never surpass that
Chris DeVille | November 24, 2015 - 9:46 am

Watch Adele Take Over The Tonight Show

Adele continued her media saturation campaign Monday, following up her SNL appearance by basically taking over NBC's other famous late-night franchise. On The Tonight Show,…
Chris DeVille | November 24, 2015 - 9:25 am

Wild Nothing – “To Know You” & “TV Queen” Video

Jack Tatum's shimmering indie-rock project Wild Nothing is returning early next year with Life Of Pause, their first full-length since 2012's Nocturne (and their first…
Peter Helman | November 24, 2015 - 8:36 am

Thom Yorke Discusses Climate Change With Writer George Monbiot

Thom Yorke is performing at the Paris venue Le Trianon in December as a part of the Pathway To Paris climate change concert, which coincides…
Peter Helman | November 23, 2015 - 11:31 pm

The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart – “China” (Tori Amos Cover)

The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart frontman Kip Berman has been pretty forthcoming with both demos and covers lately. Back in August, he unearthed…
Peter Helman | November 23, 2015 - 10:34 pm

Watch Killer Mike Speak At A Bernie Sanders Rally In Atlanta

Killer Mike has already officially endorsed Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign, and tonight, as Pitchfork reports, the rapper introduced the presidential candidate at a rally in…
Peter Helman | November 23, 2015 - 8:27 pm

New Pusha T Album Darkest Before Dawn Out In December

Last week, Pusha T shared the video for his new Timbaland-produced single "Untouchable" and teased a few details of his upcoming album King Push: Darkest
Peter Helman | November 23, 2015 - 7:30 pm

Eugene Quell – “Song For Marla And Lucas”

Building up a backstory for an alter-ego can have its rewards, as Tobias Hayes has proven with Eugene Quell, the firebrand rebel persona that he’s…
James Rettig | November 23, 2015 - 5:17 pm

Album Sales Were Already Booming Last Week Even Before Adele

The Week In Pop will not run this week due to Thanksgiving, so let's check in on this week's chart action before the holiday is…
Chris DeVille | November 23, 2015 - 4:22 pm

David Bowie’s Blackstar Was Inspired By Kendrick Lamar, Features James Murphy And Possible Reference To ISIS

Last week, David Bowie debuted his 10-minute-long single "Blackstar" with an appropriately epic video. Rolling Stone spoke with some of his collaborators about his new…
James Rettig | November 23, 2015 - 4:08 pm

Mary J. Blige, John Legend Will Play A Very Empire Christmas Special

Empire isn’t quite the phenomenon it was at the beginning of the year, but it continues to draw ridiculous monster ratings for Fox. And while…
Tom Breihan | November 23, 2015 - 3:56 pm

The Goon Sax – “Boyfriend” (Stereogum Premiere)

Aussie newcomers the Goon Sax excel in excruciatingly real, smart, self-deprecating lyrics about humdrum broken heart-related anxieties in post-adolescence: "I need a boyfriend/ Or just…
Cady Siregar | November 23, 2015 - 2:44 pm

CL – “Hello Bitches” Video

CL is the most visible member of the Korean girl group 2NE1, which makes her a massive pop star in much of the world and…
Tom Breihan | November 23, 2015 - 2:36 pm

Jarvis Cocker Shares Song About Paris Terror Attacks

Jarvis Cocker lives in Paris, and the Pulp frontman has recorded a new song responding to the recent terrorist attacks in Paris. As The Quietus
Tom Breihan | November 23, 2015 - 1:05 pm

Kiran Leonard – “Pink Fruit” (Stereogum Premiere)

Kicking off with an album cycle with a sprawling, wordy 16-minute single is a bold and ambitious move, but one that feels par for the…
James Rettig | November 23, 2015 - 12:59 pm

The Arcs – “Young”

The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach introduced his new band the Arcs earlier this year, and back in September, they released their debut album Yours, Dreamily.
Gabriela Tully Claymore | November 23, 2015 - 12:59 pm

Scott Stapp Reviews Creed

Michael B. Jordan (Friday Night Lights, Frutivale Station) and Sylvester Stalone (!!!) co-star in the seventh Rocky film, Creed, which is due out 11/25. Jordan…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | November 23, 2015 - 12:17 pm

Dev09 – “You Made Me” Video

Last month, we posted "You Made Me," an excellent piece of sneery, minimal club-pop from Dev09, an 18-year-old singer who comes from South Bend, Indiana.
Tom Breihan | November 23, 2015 - 11:26 am

Stream Moving Mountains & Prawn’s Split (Stereogum Premiere)

Taken side by side, Moving Mountains and Prawn highlight each other’s strengths, and make a compelling argument that they’re best taken together, and on their…
James Rettig | November 23, 2015 - 10:57 am

Eddi Front – “Goldie” (Stereogum Premiere)

Eddi Front's "Goldie" exists within the same celestial soundscape as her previous track "Elevator." It's a spare, piano-driven number with a haunting ethereal quality similar…
Cady Siregar | November 23, 2015 - 10:35 am
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