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This week we’ve got new videos from tUnE-yArDs, TV On The Radio, SebastiAn, Mr. Dream, Coma Cinema, Big Freedia, and the Human League. That’s a still from the Human League video above, who put together a slightly nauseating and fun clip using just a mirror effect and some octopuses. That thing above is obviously not… More »

A couple of Best Videos Of The Week ago I mentioned how nearly every good clip that week was too long, too nude, or too violent to make it on to MTV; one was even removed from YouTube, verification wall or not. But looking back on 2009’s picks, it’s easy to notice that this year’… More »

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Sia – “Eye Of The Needle (Bounce Remix)” (Feat. Big Freedia)

The latest contribution to this year's Adult Swim singles series is from bounce legend Big Freedia, who remixes Sia's downtempo 1000 Forms Of Fear ballad…
James Rettig | August 17, 2015 - 3:14 pm
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Festival Supreme 2015 Lineup

The Tenacious D-run Festival Supreme Is entering its third year of existence, and they've just announced their lineup which, as always, features a healthy mix…
James Rettig | June 8, 2015 - 1:36 pm
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Artist Portraits From Stereogum #Soundwave At Outside Lands 2014

At this year's Outside Lands, Stereogum teamed with Toyota to present performances at the Soundwave tent. Throughout the weekend there were intimate jams, DJ sets,…
Stereogum | August 13, 2014 - 9:08 am

Bumbershoot Lineup 2014

The Bumbershoot Festival goes down in venues around Seattle every year on Labor Day weekend, and the lineup for this year's festivities on 8/30-9/1 just…
Chris DeVille | May 9, 2014 - 9:46 am
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Big Freedia Brings A Reasonable Amount Of Ass To Kimmel

Sissy bounce emissary Big Freedia, the New Orleans sensation whose concert is something you absolutely should take your most prude friend to, made her network…
Amrit Singh | January 26, 2012 - 11:26 am
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Spank Rock – “Nasty” (Feat. Big Freedia)

"Nasty" is probably the title you'd expect for a team-up between Baltimore/Philly dance rapper Spank Rock and New Orleans sissy bounce queen Big Freedia. And…
Tom Breihan | August 29, 2011 - 1:54 pm
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Big Freedia – “Excuse” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

"Excuse" follows "Almost Famous" on the five-song Scion A/V Presents Big Freedia EP. The video, funded entirely by Scion A/V, was directed by Scott &am…
brandon | July 15, 2011 - 10:06 am
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Scenes From New Orleans Jazz Fest 2011

Wilco, The Strokes, Lupe Fiasco, The Decemberists, and many many others headed down to New Orleans for the week-long New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival.
jessica | May 9, 2011 - 12:18 pm
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Big Freedia – “Almost Famous” (Stereogum Premiere)

"I wanna thank all of my fans and all of my haters for making me famous." Freedia gets that mission statement for "Almost Famous" out…
Amrit Singh | March 29, 2011 - 5:06 pm
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Big Freedia – “Y’all Get Back Now” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

Booty-clap pied piper and Sissy Bounce emissary Big Freedia has spread awareness of her gender-bent rap amalgamations far beyond their New Oreleans origin, though it'…
Amrit Singh | March 22, 2011 - 2:34 pm
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CMJ 2010: 9 Bands That Played Nice Sets, Others That Came Out Ahead Too

Every year the death knell drum beats a little louder around CMJ. By 2007 the NY Times was well practiced writing that sort of piece…
Amrit Singh | October 26, 2010 - 11:01 am
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Big Freedia – “Azz Everywhere” Video (NSFW) (Stereogum Premiere)

If you're catching up on Big Freedia, the salient facts are these: She's the ascendant ambassador of New Orleans' "Sissy" bounce scene, a libidinous ra…
Amrit Singh | September 15, 2010 - 5:09 pm
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FYF Fest 2010 In Photos

This past weekend L.A. hosted the heavily (and according to various reports, perhaps overly) attended Fuck Yeah Festival. Great lineup, though apparently not the most…
Amrit Singh | September 8, 2010 - 4:15 pm
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Gucci Mane, DMC, Andrew W.K., Tim Harrington, Doug E. Fresh, The Cool Kids, Delorean & Dominique Young Unique Close Out The JellyNYC Pool Parties @ Williamsburg Waterfront 8/29/10

And so ended the Pool Parties, at least in the form in which we know them. That is to say, they ended with fun and…
Amrit Singh | August 30, 2010 - 3:04 pm

Warm Up 2010 At MoMA PS1 Schedule

A couple of months ago MoMA PS1 Director Klaus Biesenbach -- the person who organized MoMA's ridiculously popular Marina Abramović exhibition, among other things --…
brandon | June 28, 2010 - 11:00 am
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