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This week we’ve got new videos from Scissor Sisters, Adele, Broken Social Scene, Suckers, and Fujiya & Miyagi. One thing I noticed about this week’s top five videos — they were all directed by foreign directors. I’m not sure why that is. There are also less videos since things are slowing down for the holidays. More »

So far the group-chanting Brooklyn BTW Suckers are best known for their outfits, a self-titled EP produced by Yeasayer’s Anand Wilder and Chris Moore (TV On The Radio, Yeah Yeah Yeahs), and a lineup featuring fellow BTW Quinn Walker. That, and a “2080”-style, occasionally dub-y sound constructed from joyful synth-and-percussion combos. Now maybe they’ll be… More »

After listening to any of the four tracks on Brooklyn quartet Suckers debut self-titled EP you won’t be at all surprised to learn that Yeasayer’s Anand Wilder produced it, along with Chris Moore (TV On The Radio, Yeah Yeah Yeahs). Think “2080” minus the kids. The group, which includes BTW Quinn Walker, constructs songs around… More »

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Hear Seltzer Boys (Suckers’ Austin Fisher, Yeasayer’s Anand Wilder, Delicate Steve, Al Carlson) In This Snowboarding Video

Next year, Suckers’ Austin Fisher, Yeasayer’s Anand Wilder, Delicate Steve’s Steve Marion and producer Al Carlson will put out a record as Seltzer Boys, a…
Corban Goble | October 17, 2012 - 3:20 pm

Suckers – “Turn On The Sunshine” Video (Feat. Das Racist’s Dapwell) (Stereogum Premiere)

Suckers' "Turn On The Sunshine" is the sort of mild-euphoric/shambolic-pop nugget that the band nails at will, a standout from the Candy Salad LP released…
Amrit Singh | July 18, 2012 - 11:30 am

Stream Suckers Candy Salad

Since the announcement of Brooklyn indie rockers Suckers’ new one, Candy Salad, we’ve heard a pair of tracks, “Turn On The Sunshine” and “Chinese Braille.”…
Corban Goble | April 18, 2012 - 4:48 pm

Suckers – “Chinese Braille”

Brooklyn psych-rockers Suckers are coming back this month with their sophomore album Candy Salad, and we posted their song “Turn On The Sunshine” a few…
Tom Breihan | April 2, 2012 - 11:48 am

Suckers – “Turn On The Sunshine”

Last week, we mentioned that Brooklyn indie rockers Suckers are prepping a new release called Candy Salad, a follow-up to 2010's Wild Smile. Now, they've…
Corban Goble | March 7, 2012 - 11:42 am

Suckers Candy Salad Details

Brooklyn indie rock standouts Suckers will release their sophomore record Candy Salad later this spring. Check out dates for their forthcoming, extensive spring tour and…
Corban Goble | February 28, 2012 - 11:30 am

Download Snacky Tunes, A Free Live Comp Feat. Frankie Rose, Suckers, Surfer Blood, Freelance Whales

The team that created the food-and-music minded IFC show Dinner With The Band are serving up Snacky Tunes Vol. 1, a free collection of live…
Amrit Singh | March 7, 2011 - 5:40 pm

Neon Indian, Das Racist, CREEP Model Mishka

NYC-based label Mishka just released their lookbook for Spring 2011, and as with past lookbooks they recruited their favorite bands to model. Included in this…
jessica | February 24, 2011 - 2:10 pm

Yeasayer + Suckers Cover Alanis, Live, Blind Melon, The ’90s

Williamsburg is a Camel cigarette, the new Bedford Ave. Duane Reade has a wine bar inside of it, the yuppies are part of the firmament.
Amrit Singh | December 17, 2010 - 11:05 am

Best Coast, Wavves, Suckers, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. Win Chalupas

Taco Bell’s Feed The Beat program/promotion selects 100 bands to receive $500 in Taco Bell Bucks, to help offset the cost of eating on the…
jessica | October 6, 2010 - 3:57 pm

Suckers – “A Mind I Knew” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

BTW Suckers debut LP Wild Smile is an emotional, shambling, art-pop grab bag, one that we've recommended and that's given us one video so far,…
Amrit Singh | September 20, 2010 - 3:26 pm

Suckers – “Black Sheep” Video

The stomping, Modest Mouse gone Glasslands Wild Smile standout "Black Sheep" gets a Todd Yeager directed video and it's exactly what a Suckers video should…
Amrit Singh | June 16, 2010 - 2:45 pm

Local Natives – “Wide Eyes (Suckers Remix)”

Here's a tour document of sorts, coming a month into Local Natives' seven-week tour with Brooklyn's Suckers. Both bands have had Yeasayer thrown out as…
Amrit Singh | May 13, 2010 - 1:00 pm

Suckers Release Wild Smile Cover Art, Acoustic Bonus Tracks

When Suckers released their stomping, modestly Mouse-ing Wild Smile promo cut "Black Sheep," we had a chance to detail a few of their forthcoming LP's…
Amrit Singh | May 3, 2010 - 12:33 pm

Suckers – “Black Sheep”

After BK BTW Suckers' super set at the IAMSOUND party our first night in Austin, the songs from their forthcoming Wild Smile would've stayed in…
Amrit Singh | March 26, 2010 - 10:32 am

SXSW 2010: The Wrap Up

We saw a bunch of bands this past week. Not every set was memorable, but there were more than enough highlights to make the stiff…
stereogum | March 23, 2010 - 11:42 am

SXSW 2010: Wednesday In Photos

Here's a tip if you're going to one of these industry festival type things: If IAMSOUND is having a party, you should attend that party.
Amrit Singh | March 18, 2010 - 6:59 pm

CMJ ’09: Thursday In Photos

On Thursday at CMJ the xx played theIr 66th and 67th shows of the week — one at the Apple Store SoHo, another as the…
Amrit Singh | October 24, 2009 - 11:27 am

CMJ ’09: Wednesday In Photos

As far as full-on noon-to-2AM marathon set hunting goes, Wednesday's spread won't be topped this year. In addition to bringing us memorable sets from two…
Amrit Singh | October 23, 2009 - 11:30 am