Portishead – “SOS” (ABBA Cover)

New Portishead music is a rare and precious commodity, so listen up. The trip-hop legends have chosen an unexpected way to break more than a…
Chris DeVille | April 26, 2016 - 12:39 pm
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Terry – “Don’t Say Sorry” (Stereogum Premiere)

Members of the excellent Australian bands Total Control, UV Race, Dick Diver, and others have joined forces in a new group called Terry. Their debut…
Chris DeVille | April 26, 2016 - 12:11 pm
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Stream Zealotry The Last Witness

Death metal: the purest form of extreme metal, the least friendly to new listeners, the final destination of any true metallic journey (at least for…
Aaron Lariviere | April 26, 2016 - 12:07 pm
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Klangstof – “Island” (Stereogum Premiere)

Klangstof -- an invented slang term merging "klang" (Norwegian for "echo") and "stof" (Dutch for "dust") -- is the musical identity of Koen, a native…
Michelle Laggan | April 26, 2016 - 11:56 am

Chris Cohen – “As If Apart” Video

In a few weeks, Deerhoof/Ariel Pink/Cass McCombs associate Chris Cohen will release his new album As If Apart, the follow-up to 2012's Overgrown Path. We've…
James Rettig | April 26, 2016 - 11:48 am
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Faye – “Ancient Bones” (Stereogum Premiere)

"Ancient Bones" is an outlier on Faye's upcoming debut EP (the rest of the songs on it hew closer to the scratchiness of lead single…
James Rettig | April 26, 2016 - 11:34 am

Watch Bob Mould Rip It Up On Colbert

It has to be so, so hard for a punk band to get its point across in a format like the late-night TV live performance.
Tom Breihan | April 26, 2016 - 11:32 am

Album Of The Week: Beyoncé Lemonade

When Malcolm X's voice shows up midway through the short-film version of Beyoncé's Lemonade, its inclusion says a lot. Beyoncé samples a 1962 Malcolm speech,…
Tom Breihan | April 26, 2016 - 11:13 am
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Azealia Banks – “The Big Big Beat” Video

Club-rap lightning rod Azealia Banks stays in our news feed mostly because of the goofy-ass antics she loves to pull. But she gets away with…
Tom Breihan | April 26, 2016 - 11:11 am
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Stream Jaggery Crux (Stereogum Premiere)

Boston-based art-rock collective Jaggery make exquisite, lush music that challenges the ear as much as it captivates it. The storytelling, reflection, and contemplation are as…
Collin Robinson | April 26, 2016 - 11:07 am
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Fraea – “Criminal” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

Self described as "shadow pop," Fraea come across like a murkier Phantogram or Lapsley. "Criminal," from the Minneapolis duo's upcoming Bend Your Bones EP, is…
Michelle Laggan | April 26, 2016 - 11:07 am
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Erin Tobey – “Work It Out” (Stereogum Premiere)

Erin Tobey's forthcoming offering, Middlemaze, was written over the course of several years and is, at its core, an album about growing up and leaving…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 26, 2016 - 10:57 am

The 10 Best Liz Phair Songs

Back when indie rock was beginning to brew, singer-songwriter Liz Phair emerged as a bold, feminist pioneer in the developing scene. Unafraid to overshare or…
Ilana Kaplan | April 26, 2016 - 10:48 am
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Cough – “Dead Among The Roses” (Stereogum Premiere)

Sludge is like the classic board game of metal subgenres: easy to learn, but hard to master. Its formal and aesthetic simplicity make it a…
Doug Moore | April 26, 2016 - 10:36 am
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Grammar – “Americana” (Stereogum Premiere)

Grammar, the Boston-based electronic pop project led by multi-instrumentalist, producer, and songwriter Barrie Lindsay, has just released "Americana," the latest single off their upcoming debut…
Sadie Bell | April 26, 2016 - 9:44 am
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Band To Watch: Nearly Oratorio

Simon Lam has a unique style that brings warmth and a subtle soulfulness to each of the three separate musical projects he's involved in. The…
Michelle Laggan | April 26, 2016 - 9:21 am

Watch Dave Chappelle & Erykah Badu Cover Radiohead’s “Creep” At Badu’s Birthday Party

Back in February, Erykah Badu turned 45, and she threw herself a birthday party at the Dallas club Bomb Factory. The great Dave Chappelle goes…
Tom Breihan | April 26, 2016 - 9:21 am
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Watch James Corden, Stephen Colbert, & Jimmy Kimmel Turn Beyoncé’s Lemonade Into Comedy Bits

Beyoncé's Lemonade came out this weekend and dominated conversations to the point where late-night hosts had to reorganize their shows around it. And James Corden,…
Tom Breihan | April 26, 2016 - 9:02 am
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Watch Iggy Pop & Josh Homme Get Loose On Kimmel

Iggy Pop just wrote a book. Sort of. As Pitchfork points out, Pop spent three days at his Miami house with writers Jeff Gold and…
Tom Breihan | April 26, 2016 - 8:39 am
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Read Questlove’s Tribute To Prince

Questlove is a huge Prince fan. He's already paid tribute to the late icon in several ways -- social media mourning, playing Prince songs at…
Peter Helman | April 26, 2016 - 12:10 am
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Hear Sonic Youth’s “Theme With Noise” From Unearthed Spinhead Sessions

After releasing EVOL in 1986, Sonic Youth began working on the score for Ken Friedman's 1987 film Made In U.S.A., which was eventually released as…
Peter Helman | April 25, 2016 - 11:33 pm

Watch Chris Martin Cover Prince’s “Raspberry Beret” With 8th Graders

Yesterday, Coldplay frontman Chris Martin performed at Chords 2 Cure, a Santa Monica benefit concert to raise money for pediatric cancer research. Martin played a…
Peter Helman | April 25, 2016 - 10:38 pm
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Father John Misty Explains His Writing Credit On Beyoncé’s “Hold Up”

We already know how Animal Collective came to have a writing credit on Beyoncé's Lemonade track "6 Inch." We already know how Ezra Koenig came…
Peter Helman | April 25, 2016 - 8:25 pm
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Watch Anderson .Paak Bring Out Dr. Dre & Kendrick Lamar At Coachella

Anderson .Paak brought out T.I. as a surprise guest during his first performance at Coachella last weekend, and for his second performance, he went even…
Peter Helman | April 25, 2016 - 7:41 pm

Watch Deerhunter Sing “Happy Birthday” To Britt Daniel In Austin

Deerhunter played a show at the Mohawk in Austin a couple of weeks ago, on 4/14. Britt Daniel of hometown heroes Spoon happened to stop…
Peter Helman | April 25, 2016 - 6:59 pm
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Yuna – “Crush” (Feat. Usher) Video

Malaysian singer-songwriter Yuna is making crossover leap to stardom on her new upcoming album Chapters, and she's recruited some serious help to get more air…
Collin Robinson | April 25, 2016 - 5:19 pm
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Nite Jewel – “Kiss The Screen”

Ramona Gonzalez is following up her AMTHST project from earlier this year with a new Nite Jewel album, her first under the name since 2012's…
James Rettig | April 25, 2016 - 4:22 pm
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Ricky Eat Acid – “Triple Cup”

Sam Ray has been busy with the rollout for Teen Suicide's It's The Big Joyous Celebration, Let's Stir The Honeypot over the past few months,…
James Rettig | April 25, 2016 - 3:01 pm
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Stream Britta Phillips Luck Or Magic

Britta Phillips started off her career as the singing voice of Jem, the '80s cartoon-fantasy pop star. Then she played bass in Luna. That's a…
Tom Breihan | April 25, 2016 - 2:50 pm

Joey Purp – “Cornerstore” (Feat. Saba & theMIND)

SaveMonian and Chicago representer Joey Purp has always impressed me when I hear him on features, but for some reason I've never delved into his…
Collin Robinson | April 25, 2016 - 2:37 pm
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