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The literary giant Alexis Krauss said it best: It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. From big-budget campaigns to no-budget crowdfunding, the haves and have-nots alike made selling…   Read Story »
In a tweet this morning, Arcade Fire revealed a week of European dates that includes a headlining spot at Glastonbury, the grandaddy of British music fests, on 6/27. Also on tap: Rome's Rock In Roma,…   Read Story »
In a new guest column for The Hollywood Reporter, Nine Inch Nails leader Trent Reznor has some very nice things to say about David Bowie, his old tourmate and collaborator, and about Bowie's…   Read Story »
We're in the thick of results season for Stereogum and Videogum's annual readers poll, the Gummy Awards. Your favorite albums and new artists of 2013 have already been revealed; now it's time to…   Read Story »
Zach Galifianakis has just posted a new "happy holidays edition" of his punishingly awkward web series Between Two Ferns, and this one has Tobey Maguire, a sweat-suited Samuel L. Jackson, and musical…   Read Story »
Starting today we're rolling out the winners of the Gummy Awards, Stereogum & Videogum's annual readers' poll. Earlier this month we asked you to vote for 2013's best album, song, music video, new…   Read Story »
Determining the year's best albums is, admittedly, a subjective pursuit. But even more than an albums roundup, a list of songs is an intensely personal way to sum up a year in music. It is a process…   Read Story »
Here's how former Oasis co-leader Noel Gallagher describes his own personal 2013: "Fucking had a shit year. All I've done is sit around the house and become a fucking hypochondriac. Dog-shit year.…   Read Story »
Arcade Fire are going to spend a good chunk of next year touring North American arenas in support of their new album Reflektor, and as you can imagine, people are amped to see them, dress codes be…   Read Story »
Earlier this year, New York Times pop critic Jon Caramanica wrote a piece about pop's Summer Of Smooth, about how many of this year's big warm-weather crossover hits were soft and breezy and…   Read Story »