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More than most North American cities, Montreal gets it right when it comes to hosting music festivals. Fortunate enough to have a setting like Parc Jean-Drapeau, located in the heart of the city, a…   Read Story »
Against Me!'s incredible recent album, Transgender Dysphoria Blues, came in at #7 on our list of the 50 Best Albums Of 2014 So Far, although it's pretty impossible to force the album into any such…   Read Story »
When Arcade Fire cast Amazing Spinder-Man star Andrew Garfield as a transgender woman in their "We Exist" video, they started a conversation about trans representation that they may not have meant to…   Read Story »
The video for "We Exist," a song from Arcade Fire's Reflektor album, is the band's attempt at a massive grand-scale pro-LGBT statement. It casts Amazing Spider-Man star Andrew Garfield as a…   Read Story »
Tuesday night Against Me! played the Newport Music Hall in Columbus, and it was such an awesomely powerful performance that I regret never paying attention to them before Laura Jane Grace's…   Read Story »
AOL is launching a new slate of online reality shows, so clearly the future is now. Snark aside, though, one of those shows is called So Much More, and it stars Laura Jane Grace, one of the few…   Read Story »
I didn't write about Against Me!'s set at the SPIN party at Stubb's -- because obviously Against Me! are great live, duh -- but it was the best set I saw during all of SXSW. And now they've come out…   Read Story »
Last week, Against Me! released Transgender Dysphoria Blues, the greatest and most purposeful rock album I'm heard in some time. Last night, the band played the Late Show With David Letterman, giving…   Read Story »
I've been working for Stereogum for something like two and a half years now, writing literally thousands of blog posts, and I'll stand by nearly every one of them. But there's one towering exception.…   Read Story »
Transgender Dysphoria Blues, the new album from the great Florida punk band Against Me!, is their first in four years, and they're a very different Against Me! from the one who released White Crosses…   Read Story »