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Caribou @ Webster Hall, NYC 11/14/14

My whole experience with Caribou started live. Back in 2012, when the profile of Dan Snaith's project rose due to opening for Radiohead, I wa…
Ryan Leas | November 15, 2014 - 1:32 pm
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Genesis Albums From Worst To Best

Genesis' loyal fans and outspoken critics love and hate the band for the exact same reasons. During their prime-era prog-rock run in the early '70s,…
Ryan Reed | November 13, 2014 - 9:58 am
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Watch Pharrell Reunite With N.E.R.D., Debut Gwen Stefani’s “Spark The Fire” At Camp Flog Gnaw Carnival

Pharrell headlined Odd Future's annual Camp Flog Gnaw Carnival in Los Angeles over the weekend, and a couple notable things happened during his set. For…
Chris DeVille | November 10, 2014 - 10:39 am
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Photos: Jenny Lewis @ Terminal 5, NYC 11/5/14

Jenny Lewis gave us an impressive new album this year, The Voyager. As Tom put it in his review, it was "impossibly glamorous." That power…
Miles Bowe | November 6, 2014 - 12:42 pm
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Miles Davis Albums From Worst To Best

Miles Davis was one of the most important musicians of the 20th Century. How important? He's one of the two or three jazz musicians non-jazz…
Phil Freeman | November 6, 2014 - 12:10 pm
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Photos: Iceage @ Elbo Room, San Francisco 10/31/14

Iceage spent their Halloween night playing a show at San Francisco's Elbo Room, though they didn't do anything especially spooky. They're currently in the midst…
James Rettig | November 1, 2014 - 5:04 pm
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Photos: Queens Of The Stone Age’s Halloween Extravaganza @ The Forum, LA 10/31/14

Queens Of The Stone Age celebrated the last show of their ...Like Clockwork tour with a Halloween extravaganza. The event -- called "The End Of…
James Rettig | November 1, 2014 - 3:07 pm

Photos/Videos: The Allman Brothers’ Last Concert @ Beacon Theatre, NYC 10/28/14

The Allman Brothers Band have called it quits after four-plus decades making music. They performed their final shows at the Beacon Theatre in New York…
Miles Bowe | October 29, 2014 - 12:19 pm
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Led Zeppelin Albums From Worst To Best

Led Zeppelin is a formative experience. They're the kind of band you discover early on, that kicks open the door to a whole bunch of…
Ryan Leas | October 29, 2014 - 12:11 pm
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CMJ Photos: DJ Dodger Stadium, Blue Hawaii, Adult Jazz @ Brooklyn Bowl, Brooklyn 10/25/14

Brooklyn Bowl’s Saturday CMJ showcase was a stacked lineup of exciting bands. The biggest name was DJ Dodger Stadium, who released the fantastic album Friend
Miles Bowe | October 27, 2014 - 3:57 pm

Run The Jewels Announce Global Graffiti Project, Rough Trade NYC In-Store

Run The Jewels is nothing if not an example of how old-school foundational hip-hop can adapt for the future without compromising its essence. So it…
Chris DeVille | October 27, 2014 - 12:39 pm
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Photos: Beach Goth 3 Fest Feat. Atlas Sound, Foxygen, DIIV, Alice Glass, & More

Orange County's eclectic Beach Goth festival, organized by surf-rock weirdos the Growlers, returned for its third year on Saturday. The fest included a diverse lineup,…
Peter Helman | October 27, 2014 - 11:58 am
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Photos: Perfume Genius @ Mississippi Studios, Portland 10/24/14

Perfume Genius played Portland’s Mississippi Studios on Friday night, and our photographer Colin McLaughlin was there to capture it. Mike Hadreas gave a characteristically great…
James Rettig | October 26, 2014 - 4:41 pm

CMJ: Girlpool, Jawbreaker Reunion, Amanda X, Bent Shapes, & More @ Silent Barn, Brooklyn 10/24/14

If I didn't know any better, I'd say that the lineup for the Miscreant & Father/Daughter CMJ showcase was tailor-made for me. Pretty much every…
James Rettig | October 26, 2014 - 3:37 pm

CMJ: Blue Hawaii, Ballet School, Lydia Ainsworth @ Glasslands, Brooklyn 10/24/14

Ever since we named Lydia Ainsworth's dual EP debut Right From Real Stereogum's Album Of The Week almost a month ago, I've been hooked o…
Ryan Leas | October 25, 2014 - 3:22 pm

Check Out Revealing Zoomed-Out Views Of Classic Album Covers

In this era of Instagram, we all know just how easy it is to crop the hell out of a picture to remove from the…
Michael Nelson | October 24, 2014 - 5:40 pm
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CMJ: Twin Peaks, Happyness, Nai Harvest @ Rough Trade, Brooklyn 10/23/14

Yesterday was a disgusting day in New York, and this is coming from someone whose favorite season is winter: wet coldness due to the obnoxiously…
Ryan Leas | October 24, 2014 - 1:11 pm

CMJ: Ryn Weaver @ Bowery Ballroom, NYC 10/22/14

Chances are, if you read this site or anything about music on the internet, you heard about Ryn Weaver this summer. Back in June, Weaver…
Ryan Leas | October 23, 2014 - 1:40 pm
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Trash Talk Get Their Own Converse

Converse has a history of getting bands to design custom sneakers, from Metallica to Big Boi to Pink Floyd (check out our official band sneaker
Miles Bowe | October 22, 2014 - 2:58 pm

Photos: Jessie Ware @ The Chapel, San Francisco 10/21/14

Jessie Ware has made major pop music strides with her second album, Tough Love, but it pays off, as Tom explained in his review whe…
Miles Bowe | October 22, 2014 - 12:43 pm
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