Listen To The Hold Steady’s Craig Finn On The Bret Easton Ellis Podcast

Bret Easton Ellis has a podcast now, and he recently had Craig Finn of the Hold Steady as a guest. Ellis has previously enlisted musicia…
Caitlin White | September 2, 2015 - 11:17 am
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Garbage Detail 20th Anniversary Edition Of Debut Album

Garbage announced today that they will release a special 20th anniversary edition of their acclaimed self-titled debut. Garbage will be remastered, and the deluxe editio…
James Rettig | September 2, 2015 - 11:16 am

Swans Launch Handmade Live CD To Fund Current Lineup’s Final Album

Swans albums, with all their dark grandeur, can be expensive things to put together. And so frontman Michael Gira usually funds the albums’ recording sessio…
Tom Breihan | September 2, 2015 - 11:01 am
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Ryan Hemsworth & Lucas – “Angel”

Ryan Hemsworth's Secret Songs series is like a toy box full of twinkly, bloopy, genre-blurring electronic music, and he uses it to showcase the talent…
Peter Helman | September 2, 2015 - 11:01 am

Battles – “FF Bada”

Battles will release their third album, La Di Da Di, later this month. So far, we’ve gotten a lot of bonus features and not so…
James Rettig | September 2, 2015 - 10:54 am
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Brian Carpenter & The Confessions – “Beautiful Jane” (Stereogum Premiere)

Boston musician Brian Carpenter is one of those guys who has worked with so many big names that he seems bound to become a big…
Chris DeVille | September 2, 2015 - 10:49 am

Disgruntled VMA-Nominated Director Had A Shitty Time On His Crowdfunded Night Out

Remember that VMA-nominated director Josh Forbes who was forced to crowdfund his $450-$800 ticket to the illustrious MTV ceremony? Well, he managed to afford attending…
Caitlin White | September 2, 2015 - 10:41 am
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Watch Eagles Of Death Metal Wear Silly Costumes In Zipper Down Promo Video

Josh Homme and Jesse Hughes, the two co-conspirators in the band Eagles Of Death Metal, already proved themselves willing to look faintly ridiculous in their…
Tom Breihan | September 2, 2015 - 10:35 am

Donald Trump Encourages Kanye West Presidential Campaign

Kanye West made an epic speech at the VMAs last Sunday, in which he stated that he will be running for president in 2020. Whether…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 2, 2015 - 10:34 am
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Tinashe – “Bet” / “Feels Like Vegas” Video

Tinashe released her great debut, Aquarius, almost a year ago, but she's still churning out videos for that album's tracks. Today, she's just shared video…
Peter Helman | September 2, 2015 - 10:31 am
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Los Colognes – “Golden Dragon Hut” (Stereogum Premiere)

Los Colognes are a bluesy folk-rock six-piece who lean hard on Dire Straits' back catalog and used to earn their keep in Nashville by performing…
Caitlin White | September 2, 2015 - 10:27 am
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Martin Courtney – “Northern Highway” Video

Martin Courtney is the last Real Estate member to embark on a solo career, but he got there eventually. Last month, he shared "Vestiges," and…
James Rettig | September 2, 2015 - 10:16 am
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Wand – “Dungeon Dropper”

Cory Hanson, a member of both Meatbodies and Ty Segall's backing band, also leads the prolific L.A. psych-rock power trio Wand. The band has a…
Tom Breihan | September 2, 2015 - 10:15 am

Dev Hynes Quits Social Media

Broad, sweeping statements about the impact of a young artist always tend to come off a little disingenuous, but the impact that Dev Hynes ha…
Caitlin White | September 2, 2015 - 10:02 am
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Grubs – “Nuffin” (Stereogum Premiere)

All the songs we've heard from UK trio Grubs so far -- "Windwaker," "Dec 15th," and "Gym Shame" -- have had the same type of…
James Rettig | September 2, 2015 - 9:54 am

Stream Sivyj Yar Burial Shrouds (Stereogum Premiere)

We regularly feature metal from all over the world on our monthly metal column, The Black Market, ranking songs by bands from Finland next to…
Wyatt Marshall | September 2, 2015 - 9:52 am
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Watch A Trailer For Inventions’ New EP Blanket Waves

Inventions is the atmospheric organic-ambient duo of Eluvium's Matthew T. Cooper and Explosions In The Sky member Mark T. Smith. The duo might have started…
Tom Breihan | September 2, 2015 - 9:47 am
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Phil Collins Recreates His Iconic Album Covers For First-Ever Deluxe Reissues

The world is ready for the critical reappraisal of solo Phil Collins. I'm not saying we need to assign canonical worth to the Tarzan, soundtrack…
Tom Breihan | September 2, 2015 - 9:30 am
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Watch Vince Staples Play The Tonight Show With Jhené Aiko & The Roots

The airy R&B singer Jhené Aiko is really the only famous guest on Vince Staples' excellent new album Summertime '06. And "Lemme Know," the track…
Tom Breihan | September 2, 2015 - 9:05 am
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Bikini Kill – “Ocean Song”

Bikini Kill are reissuing their 1991 debut demo tape Revolution Girl Style Now in a few weeks, and the reissue will include three previously unreleased…
Peter Helman | September 1, 2015 - 8:17 pm

Alabama Shakes’ Brittany Howard Releases Surprise Debut As Thunderbitch

Alabama Shakes released their sophomore LP Sound & Color earlier this year, and now frontwoman Brittany Howard has just followed that up with the surprise…
Peter Helman | September 1, 2015 - 7:39 pm
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Attn. Moms: Hozier Covered Sam Smith

As soon as I'm done writing this post I'm going to send it to my mom -- I'm that positive she will love this. A…
Caitlin White | September 1, 2015 - 5:55 pm
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Littler – “Somewhere Else”

"It's always better somewhere else," Madeline Meyer states plainly on "Somewhere Else," the first track that Littler has shared from their upcoming debut full-length. It'…
James Rettig | September 1, 2015 - 5:49 pm

Leon Bridges’ Coming Home To Texas Mixtape Combines His Songs With Houston Rap Classics

Leon Bridges is a neo-soul revivalist straight out of Houston whose debut album Coming Home felt like it was taken whole cloth from an era…
Caitlin White | September 1, 2015 - 5:47 pm
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Kevin Gates Charged With Battery For Kicking Female Audience Member

Kevin Gates has been charged with simple battery after kicking a female audience member during a concert in Florida over the weekend. According to a…
James Rettig | September 1, 2015 - 5:42 pm
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Majid Jordan – “My Love” (Feat. Drake) Video

Majid Jordan are one of those acts floating in the outer circles of OVO's solar system who may or may not end up exerting their…
Caitlin White | September 1, 2015 - 5:28 pm

Rick Ross – “Money Dance” (Feat. The-Dream)

Last night Rick Ross announced that he will be releasing yet another album, this one is titled Black Dollar and it will be out tomorrow.
Caitlin White | September 1, 2015 - 5:24 pm

The Runaways’ Jackie Fox Criticizes Chrissie Hynde’s Comments About Rape

Over the weekend, an interview with Pretenders frontwoman Chrissie Hynde was published in The Sunday Times about her upcoming memoir Reckless: My Life As A
James Rettig | September 1, 2015 - 5:09 pm
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Watch Britt Daniel, Will Butler, Mac McCaughan, & More Talk Songwriting In SXSW Panel

At SXSW back in March, Spoon's Britt Daniel, Arcade Fire's Will Butler, Superchunk's Mac McCaughan, Nada Surf's Matthew Caws, and Marshall Crenshaw all participated i…
James Rettig | September 1, 2015 - 4:38 pm
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Astronauts, etc. – “Shake It Loose”

All of Astronaut etc.’s songs contain a lot of soul, but “Shake It Loose” may be the one with the most heart from what we’ve…
James Rettig | September 1, 2015 - 4:24 pm
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