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Back in February Bob Dylan performed “The Times They Are A-Changin’” for President Obama and the First Family as part of a celebration for music from the Civil Rights era. That was a while ago,…   Read Story »
Sir Paul McCartney got himself a tribute and award for being a superior musical human (also known as the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song) at the Obamas place a little while back;…   Read Story »
Paul McCartney received the third Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song yesterday, an award that went to Paul Simon and Stevie Wonder in its previous years. He accepted the award from…   Read Story »
Now even Obama has called Yeezy a "jackass"? Heckuva job, press corps. Got a Kanyegate reaction from Jaycee Dugard yet? Meanwhile, no one's answered the most pressing question of all: Where is Taylor…   Read Story »
At the end of last year, Dave Grohl said the Foos were gonna take a long break from the playing and the writing and the appearing at things. But when Top Chef calls, you man up. And since you're…   Read Story »
Last night Arcade Fire played the Obama Staff Ball, the final official inaugural event and a celebration of the thousands of folks who campaigned tirelessly for the President. One year ago, Win…   Read Story »
Win Butler and crew made it well known through words and live actions that the Arcade Fire were backing Obama, so it's not surprising that the band's still playing shows for the man now that he's our…   Read Story »
Yesterday we got a new president. Maybe you didn't realize because of the total dearth of media coverage, but don't worry that's why you come to Stereogum.com. After President Barack Obama's…   Read Story »
Barack Obama was the eighth most frequently tagged "artist" on Stereogum in the past twelve months. That makes him even more popular than Animal Collective around here, and deservedly so: Animal…   Read Story »
Earlier this week a Philly reporter blogged about jogging next to the president-elect, who was listening to tunes on his Zune. This claim did not sit well with fanboys who insist Obama is a Mac.…   Read Story »