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In keeping with my newfound traditions of saying nice things about Gwar in the intros to these posts, the music-related video I enjoyed most this week was this, the YouTube commercial for Gwar’s Gwar-B-Q festival, which includes one of Dave Brockie’s final performances under all that latex. Gwar-B-Q goes down 8/16 in Richmond, and it… More »

Dance producers were getting it done this week. There were so many great dance (or dance-influenced pop) videos this week that I wish MTV would reboot Amp so that stoned college kids could come home after parties and zone out while discovering them, the way some of us might’ve done once upon a time. I… More »

By the end of last year, compiling Monthly Mixes became a sad task. Each month I’d scan in sadness, watching our strongest songs presented as straight-to-Soundcloud affairs, our music business continuing its inexorable shift away from the transferrable file, now even in its promotional form. So either this month represents a momentary lapse, or artist… More »

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John Grant – “Disappointing” (Feat. Tracey Thorn) (Stereogum Premiere)

John Grant tried out disco-house for the first time in 2013 with his album Pale Green Ghosts, and the results must have been satisfying, because…
Grace Birnstengel | August 12, 2015 - 3:00 pm
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Preview John Grant’s Grey Tickles, Black Pressure In A Very Bloody Album Trailer

In 2013, the former Czars frontman John Grant, who'd just come off releasing an Americana album, gave us the fantastic disco-house LP Pale Green Ghosts.
Tom Breihan | June 30, 2015 - 11:30 am

Hercules & Love Affair – “I Try To Talk To You” (Feat. John Grant) Video

Next month, Andy Butler's exultant disco-house project Hercules & Love Affair, will give us the new album The Feast Of The Broken Heart, and we've…
Tom Breihan | April 30, 2014 - 11:19 am
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Miguel, John Grant, Fall Out Boy To Cover Elton John’s Goodbye Yellow Brick Road

Elton John's 1973 smash hit album Goodbye Yellow Brick Road is getting a blowout 40th anniversary reissue this spring, and part of the usual bonu…
Chris DeVille | January 30, 2014 - 12:26 pm
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John Grant – “Glacier” Video

Last year former Czars frontman John Grant released Pale Green Ghosts, an intensely emotional album of disco styled tracks. The album closed however with the…
Miles Bowe | January 15, 2014 - 5:42 pm

Watch John Grant Play Letterman

The former Czars frontman John Grant went to Iceland to record last year's Pale Green Ghosts, a sneakily powerful album about living with HIV. It…
Tom Breihan | January 9, 2014 - 10:52 am
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John Grant – “Black Belt” (Stereogum Premiere)

The former Czars frontman John Grant is a world traveler who's made a ton of music in a bunch of different genres. His last solo…
Tom Breihan | January 29, 2013 - 12:04 pm
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Progress Report: Midlake

We rarely conduct interviews at Stereogum. Bands inevitably answer the same questions over and over again, and that's no fun for anyone. But if we…
Jessica | November 14, 2008 - 2:32 pm
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