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A few years back, a critical mass of musicians started making R&B steeped in the sort of art-damaged signifiers indie rock has traditionally claimed as its own. This wasn't the first time rhythm &…   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 »
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 »
The genius of Autre Ne Veut's Anxiety is summed up pretty well on "Counting." It subtly blended dissonant electronics with smooth pop R&B, while Arthur Ashin, despite his sexy delivery, sang about…   Read Story »
It has been a bittersweet week over here at Stereogum HQ as we bid farewell to our good friend and super-talented colleague Claire Lobenfeld. Fortunately, we got a deep pile of new songs to distract…   Read Story »
The indie label Mexican Summer is, right now, in the midst of celebrating its fifth anniversary. Part of that celebration is a limited-edition book called Mexican Summer: Five Years, which includes a…   Read Story »
Aussie electronic producer and DJ Flume is slated to release his mixtape Flume: Deluxe Edition later this month and it's shaping up to be a hybridist's dream. As you can see from "Space Cadet," in…   Read Story »
This weekend, the Brooklyn-based record label Mexican Summer will celebrate five years in business with a two-day, indoor-outdoor festival featuring label artists, alumni, and friends at Pioneer…   Read Story »
Earlier this year, the wound-up and emotive bedroom-R&B explorer Autre Ne Veut released his very, very good sophomore album Anxiety. One of that album's most immediate tracks was the disconnection…   Read Story »