Q&A: Bernard Sumner On New Order’s Music Complete And The Ghosts Of Manchester

Whenever a band as iconic and deeply influential as New Order decides to release a new album, it's cause for both celebration and concern. For…
T. Cole Rachel | August 25, 2015 - 2:49 pm
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Sylvan Esso – “Jamie’s Song”

New music comes to us via obscure channels in the late internet era, and today via WNYC's science podcast, Radiolab, we've got a new song…
Caitlin White | August 25, 2015 - 2:42 pm

Deafheaven’s New Bermuda Recalls Oasis, Red House Painters, Wilco

Deafheaven's Sunbather was a masterpiece -- it was Stereogum's second-favorite record of 2013 and my own #1 by a significant margin. I wrote about it
Michael Nelson | August 25, 2015 - 2:29 pm
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Spencer Radcliffe – “Yankee”

Though Spencer Radcliffe's songs are fragile and fragmentary, they contain entire histories of sound. "Yankee," for instance, recalls downcast '90s slowcore, Midwest emo at it…
Chris DeVille | August 25, 2015 - 2:28 pm

The Good Life – “The Troubadour’s Green Room” Video

Everybody's Coming Down is the fifth album from Cursive frontman Tim Kasher's other band the Good Life, but it's their first in seven years. "The
Caitlin White | August 25, 2015 - 2:05 pm

Kevin Devine – “Lovesong” (The Cure Cover) (Stereogum Premiere)

Through his Devinyl Splits subscription series, which got underway at the beginning of this year, Kevin Devine has been spotlighting musicians he's become friends with…
James Rettig | August 25, 2015 - 2:03 pm
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Dinosaur Jr. Announce Special 30th Anniversary Shows

Dinosaur Jr. will play a series of shows at New York City's Bowery Ballroom this December in celebration of the 30th anniversary of their debut…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 25, 2015 - 1:55 pm

Chvrches – “Leave A Trace (Four Tet Remix)”

Four Tet has remixed Chvrches' Every Open Eye lead single "Leave A Trace." The UK electronic musician opts for a slow buildup on his take,…
James Rettig | August 25, 2015 - 1:28 pm

The Streets Of A Runaway American Dream: Born To Run 40 Years Later

That harmonica peal. It is one of the all-time great opening moments of any album ever, up there with the guitar and deranged growl of…
Ryan Leas | August 25, 2015 - 1:23 pm
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Kanye West Will Receive The 2015 Video Vanguard MTV VMA

Taylor Swift's revenge moment has arrived! MTV announced today that Kanye West will receive the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at this year's Video Music…
Chris DeVille | August 25, 2015 - 1:21 pm
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Motörhead – “Sympathy For The Devil” (Rolling Stones Cover)

After so many years in the game, British metal greats Motörhead have barely ever switched up their hearteningly simple attack. But on the rare occasio…
Tom Breihan | August 25, 2015 - 1:17 pm
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Amanda X – “Juniper”

Unrequited love sucks, but it's produced an inordinate number of excellent rock songs. Amanda X's new single, "Juniper," initiates like some of the best, with…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 25, 2015 - 12:42 pm

Django Django – “Pause Repeat” Video

Django Django have just shared a video for "Pause Repeat," a track from their recently-released sophomore album Born Under Saturn. The clip was created by…
James Rettig | August 25, 2015 - 12:33 pm
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Album Of The Week: All Dogs Kicking Every Day

This is a big, big week for new albums. It's so big, in fact, that two of this week's releases, the Weeknd's Beauty Behind The
Tom Breihan | August 25, 2015 - 12:05 pm
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Sylvan Esso’s Nick Sanborn Announces Debut EP As Made Of Oak

Nick Sanborn almost definitely eclipsed his participation in Megafaun with the popularity of Sylvan Esso, his collaboration with Amelia Meath. The electronic duo has become…
James Rettig | August 25, 2015 - 12:04 pm

Gunplay – “From The Jump” (Feat. Triple C’s) Video

The existence of Gunplay's hard-as-Gibraltar street-rap album Living Legend still feels somewhat miraculous, so it's my pleasure to remind you that it exists. The Miami…
Chris DeVille | August 25, 2015 - 12:03 pm

Floating Points – “Silhouettes” Video

UK producer Floating Points has released an epic and elegant video for his new track "Silhouettes," a selection from his upcoming new album Elaenia. Judging…
James Rettig | August 25, 2015 - 11:59 am

Director Of Unreleased Majical Cloudz Video Says The Weeknd Ripped Him Off

Director Mitch Moore has accused the Weeknd's Grant Singer-directed “Can't Feel My Face” music video of ripping off an unreleased video he made for Majical…
James Rettig | August 25, 2015 - 11:16 am
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ZOMBI – “Mission Creep” (Stereogum Premiere)

Pittsburgh dark electronic duo ZOMBI have a new album called "Shape Shift" coming out this October, and to promote it, they're heading out on tour…
Chris DeVille | August 25, 2015 - 11:15 am

N.W.A Score Their First Top 40 Single

N.W.A were a world-changing force during their late-’80s/early-’90s run, and they sold a ton of albums. But they never landed a song in Billboard’s Hot…
Tom Breihan | August 25, 2015 - 11:03 am

Watch Taylor Swift Sing “You Oughta Know” With Alanis Morissette In LA

Taylor Swift's habit of bringing her famous friends onstage during the 1989 tour has become almost as famous as the album itself, and last night…
Caitlin White | August 25, 2015 - 10:40 am
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Petite Noir – “MDR”

Yannick Ilunga is a genre-blurring singer and producer from Cape Town, South Africa who records under the name Petite Noir. He'll release his album La
Tom Breihan | August 25, 2015 - 10:39 am
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Protomartyr – “Dope Cloud”

Pretty much every Protomartyr song features death. In the past few years, frontman Joe Casey has dealt with the death of his father and the…
Peter Helman | August 25, 2015 - 10:33 am
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Kathryn Calder – “New Millennium” (Stereogum Premiere)

Up until this point, Kathryn Calder of the New Pornographers has consistently churned out mellow synth-pop under her side project. Her newest song, "New Millennium,"…
Grace Birnstengel | August 25, 2015 - 10:20 am

Small Black – “No One Wants It To Happen To You”

Last month, the Brooklyn synthpop group Small Black announced plans to follow up their very good 2013 album Limits Of Desire with a new one…
Tom Breihan | August 25, 2015 - 10:16 am
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Bossie – “There Will Be Time” (Stereogum Premiere)

Bossie is Toronto pop artist Anne Douris. She got some positive attention for last year's "Meteor," a bass-driven groove that managed to be both wildly…
Chris DeVille | August 25, 2015 - 10:06 am

Watch Tobias Jesso Jr. And His Band Kill It On Kimmel

Tobias Jesso Jr. has had some big looks on late-night TV this year, and he got another one on Jimmy Kimmel Live! last night. The…
Chris DeVille | August 25, 2015 - 9:57 am
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Stream Two Abandoned Abandon Demos From The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart

Indie-pop crew the Pains Of Being Pure At Heart released their third full-length, Days Of Abandon, last year. In an interview with us about the…
Peter Helman | August 24, 2015 - 11:24 pm
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Grateful Dead Members Announce Tour Fronted By John Mayer

As previously reported, Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann, and Bob Weir of the Grateful Dead -- in other words, the "core four" minus Phil Lesh --…
Peter Helman | August 24, 2015 - 10:55 pm
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Lil Wayne & Charlie Puth – “Nothing But Trouble” Video

A couple of months ago, Lil Wayne and Charlie Puth shared "Nothing But Trouble," a song from the soundtrack to the drum machine documentary 808
Peter Helman | August 24, 2015 - 7:38 pm
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