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Right now, Trent Reznor and his reactivated Nine Inch Nails are on a big comeback tour, bringing an elaborate show inspired by the Talking Heads' Stop Making Sense, drawing rave reviews from everyone…   Read Story »
Scotland's Biffy Clyro are responsible for one of my favorite albums of 2013, the double-LP Opposites, while Vampire Weekend released the Stereogum consensus choice for album of the year (so far)…   Read Story »
NorthSide festival, a young upstart on the Danish festival scene, kicked off on June 14th, with three days of high caliber performances. Situated in Aarhus, Denmark's second biggest city, and home to…   Read Story »
As far as I know, the the biggest NYC venue headlined to date by Biffy Clyro is the 500-capacity Gramercy Theater. I've seen them there, and in considerably smaller spaces, too -- the Studio At…   Read Story »
Coachella Weekend 1 strikes tomorrow! If you’re heading out to Indio for the festival, we know you’re probably intending to check out Blur, Phoenix, the Postal Service, and many of the other…   Read Story »
In the video for Biffy Clyro's "Biblical," the band's frontman Simon Neil gets a phone call that sets off a violent series of events -- and when the song's second verse comes around, his day begins…   Read Story »
I wrote a lot about Biffy Clyro last week, when we premiered "Modern Magic Forumla," from their new album Opposites. Since then, that album has gone to No. 1 in the UK and Biffy has won the NME Award…   Read Story »
What follows is a somewhat-lengthy digression on the nature of one person's fandom. To skip to the song-reviw portion of this post, click here. The record store I worked at was called Rebel Rebel…   Read Story »
Beyoncé doesn't normally play festivals, but by all accounts she killed it at Worth Farm last night. After her Glasto headline performance the star told BBC she was so nervous playing for 175,000…   Read Story »
Before we kick off the bulk of this week's CMJ coverage, we're gonna look all the way back to last week's Iceland Airwaves Festival. Stereogum sent photog Abbey Braden overseas to take it all in.…   Read Story »