Barack Obama - Page 4

U2, Springsteen Play Inaugural Celebration At Lincoln Memorial

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…
Scott Lapatine | January 19, 2009 - 10:23 am

Does Obama Use A Zune?

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…
Scott Lapatine | December 4, 2008 - 10:16 am

Third Eye Blind Respond To Bitchy Stereogum Post

Late last week we set off a firestorm by sharing a reader e-mail about Third Eye Blind's "Non-Dairy Creamer," a new song we agreed was…
Scott Lapatine | November 20, 2008 - 2:01 pm

Obama, Rick Astley Preside Over MTV Europe Awards

The MTV Europe Awards took place at Liverpool's Echo Arena last night. Katy Perry and Jared Leto hosted. Both also won awards. (Huh?) Britney Spears…
Brandon Stosuy | November 7, 2008 - 9:19 am

New Jay-Z – “History”

After exhausting all the talk about the hope and the optimism for our country's future and the realization of its highest ideals on Tuesday night,…
Amrit Singh | November 7, 2008 - 9:00 am

New Thom Yorke – “Tchk Harrowdown Jump Rmx”

Who would have figured the guy who wrote "No Surprises," "Electioneering," and named an album Hail To The Thief to be sorta invested in the…
Amrit Singh | November 6, 2008 - 2:15 pm

R.E.M. Celebrate Obama Victory

In case you didn't hear, Barack Obama won last night. If this came as great news, you likely found yourself laughing at that will.i.am hologram,…
Brandon Stosuy | November 5, 2008 - 4:07 pm

We Have The Facts And We’re Voting

In honor of events slightly more momentous than the leak of a new Killers song, Stereogum's signing off for the rest of the day and…
Amrit Singh | November 4, 2008 - 5:05 pm

New Bruce Springsteen – “Working On A Dream” (Live In Ohio)

Last week Bruce Springsteen got in the Halloween spirit and spent "A Night With The Jersey Devil." Yesterday, feeling election day inch closer, he spent…
Brandon Stosuy | November 3, 2008 - 11:39 am

Bruce Springsteen, Billy Joel Duet For Obama

Last night NYC's Hammerstein Ballroom hosted a "Change Rocks" fundraiser for Obama, featuring Class of '99 Rock Hall inductees the Boss and the Piano Man.
Scott Lapatine | October 17, 2008 - 11:09 am

Duran Duran’s John Taylor Breaks His Legendary Silence On The 2008 Presidential Election

From will.i.am to Dave Stewart to Boy George, Barack Obama has inspired some pretty horrible songs. Often from British people. Case in point: John Taylor…
Brandon Stosuy | October 17, 2008 - 9:50 am

CBS Censors No Age’s Obama Shirt

Last night -- after watching the debates, coincidentally -- we received an email from No Age guitarist Randy Randall, who wanted talk about something that…
Brandon Stosuy | October 8, 2008 - 8:51 am

Bruce Springsteen Stumps And Strums For Obama In The Streets Of Philadelphia

Pennsylvania wasn't the only battleground state the Boss visited this weekend in service of his chosen candidate (he also hit Columbus, OH on Sunday), but…
Amrit Singh | October 6, 2008 - 2:35 pm

Stereogum x Neighborhoodies Think Ups T-Shirt #1

It's been awhile since we dressed you guys. Lucky for you shirtless folks, Neighborhoodies approached us about designing some new swag as part of their…
Scott Lapatine | September 8, 2008 - 2:30 pm

The National Team Up With Obama To Bring “Signs Of Hope & Change”

The National's "Fake Empire" can be read as either political or romantic (or a Late Night stunner). It's mostly the former in an almost three-minute…
Brandon Stosuy | September 3, 2008 - 4:17 pm

Dead To Tour, Support Obama

The first Deadheads For Obama show took place at the Warfield in San Francisco before the California Democratic Primary. Adding another set of voices to…
Brandon Stosuy | September 2, 2008 - 10:18 am

Potential Radiohead Vs. Obama Showdown Tonight

Barack might have some competition for eyeballs this evening. Facts: The DNC caps off tonight at Mile High with Obama's speech commemorating his nomination as…
Amrit Singh | August 28, 2008 - 3:09 pm

Dave Stewart’s Terrible New Obama Song

I'm not very good at PhotoShop: That screen grab of Perez Hilton is real. If that wasn't bad enough, Eurythmics dude Dave Stewart also requested…
Brandon Stosuy | August 25, 2008 - 11:53 am