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Silence Yourself must’ve been a hard act to follow. It’s not just that Savages’ 2013 was a great album, though it absolutely was. It’s that Silence Yourself was a closed system — the sort of great album that suggests no great follow-up is possible. Savages arrived fully-formed, with a sound and an aesthetic and a… More »

I haven’t written any of these lists since Christmas, which means I’ve got three weeks’ worth of videos to pick through. And even though it’s not like a ton of heat was coming out over the holidays, we now have enough really, really good videos that I had to push David Bowie’s latest freakout all… More »

We published our 50 Best New Bands of 2015 list this week, which is exciting! We love to debate things here at the ‘Gum, and putting together that thing took a lot of back-and-forth emailing and maybe even a few IRL conversations. The best songs of the week this time around doesn’t boast any “new” More »

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Watch Savages Perform “Evil” On Le Grand Journal

Savages appeared on the French news and variety show Le Grand Journal yesterday and performed a rendition of their song "Evil" off of this year's…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 12, 2016 - 2:35 pm
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Watch Savages’ Badass Kimmel Performance

Tomorrow, Savages release their towering, fearsome sophomore album Adore Life, and you should go cop that. Last night, the band proved why. They rolled through…
Tom Breihan | January 21, 2016 - 10:26 am
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Savages – “Adore” Video

Savages will release their new album, Adore Life, later this month, and we've already been graced with two singles. "The Answer" and "T.I.W.Y.G." were both…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | January 6, 2016 - 10:15 am
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Hear A Dozen Eagles Of Death Metal Covers For Play It Forward Charity Campaign

Following the Paris attacks, Eagles Of Death Metal requested that artists cover their song "I Love You All The Time," as part of what is…
James Rettig | December 18, 2015 - 10:09 am

Jehnny Beth & Julian Casablancas – “Boy/Girl” Video

Julian Casablancas, from the Strokes, and Jehnny Beth, from Savages, are two of the most charismatic rock frontpeople to come along this century. And as…
Tom Breihan | December 4, 2015 - 8:45 am
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Watch Savages Cover Eagles Of Death Metal’s “I Love You All The Time” In Paris

Last night Savages played La Maroquinerie in Paris. There, in the city where an Eagles Of Death Metal concert recently became the site of a
Chris DeVille | December 2, 2015 - 12:10 pm
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Julian Casablancas & Jehnny Beth Collaboration Is A Danish Punk Cover Out Next Month

Back in 1983, the Danish punk band Sort Sol (AKA Sods) released Dagger & Guitar. The album featured a Lydia Lunch collaboration alternately titled "Boy/Girl"
Chris DeVille | November 25, 2015 - 2:39 pm
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Savages – “T.I.W.Y.G.”

Savages' first Adore Life single "The Answer" fiercely posited that "Love is the answer!" Follow-up single "T.I.W.Y.G." continues that theme, Jehnny Beth angrily insisting "This…
Chris DeVille | November 17, 2015 - 12:05 pm
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Savages – “The Answer” Video & Adore Life Details

Well, here's the best fucking news I've gotten to report in a while: The great British postpunk band Savages have recorded the follow-up to their…
Tom Breihan | October 21, 2015 - 8:39 am
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Tindersticks – “We Are Dreamers!” (Feat. Savages’ Jehnny Beth) Video

Tindersticks, the long-running dark-and-stormy British rock project, have just announced plans to release The Waiting Room, their tenth album. The new LP will have appearances…
Tom Breihan | September 22, 2015 - 11:57 am

12 Memorable Moments From FYF Fest 2015

FYF is a weird festival. Tucked away at LA's Exposition Park, tucked away towards the end of the summer—this isn't one of the big blockbuster…
Ryan Leas | August 24, 2015 - 2:18 pm
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Kite Base – “Dadum” Video

Savages bassist Ayşe Hassan has a new side project called Kite Base, a duo that also features fellow bassist Kendra Frost. "Dadum," the band's first…
Tom Breihan | August 24, 2015 - 11:43 am

Banksy Announces Dismaland “Bemusement Park” With Run The Jewels, Savages, Massive Attack, & More

Banksy's latest art installation will take the form of an amusement park -- dubbed the Dismaland "bemusement park" -- in Weston, England. The exhibition will…
James Rettig | August 20, 2015 - 10:42 am

Watch A Trailer For Savages’ New Album, Narrated By Henry Rollins

"Her movements were all so fast, no one had time to decide what was happening." These words, read by Henry Rollins, are from Phyllis Rose's…
Chris DeVille | August 19, 2015 - 10:44 am
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Kite Base – “Dadum” (Stereogum Premiere)

When not lending low-end to Savages' lockstep post-punk attack, Ayşe Hassan teams with fellow bassist Kendra Frost as Kite Base. As demonstrated on early single…
Chris DeVille | August 3, 2015 - 8:25 am

Photos: NorthSide Festival (Denmark) 2015

Not to be confused with Brooklyn's Northside Festival, Denmark's NorthSide Festival (note the capitalization!) takes place ever June in Aarhaus Denmark, and the fest celebrated…
Stereogum | June 19, 2015 - 11:14 am
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Watch Jamie xx Play Seth Meyers With Romy, Jehnny Beth, Caroline Polachek, More

Jamie xx released his solo masterpiece In Colour earlier this month, and one of its high points is "Loud Places," the bittersweet disco banger that…
Tom Breihan | June 16, 2015 - 8:49 am
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