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The 10 Best Indie Christmas Songs

Whether you experience Christmas as a spiritual curative or a wretched crucible likely depends upon your capacity to enjoy the Yuletide season's truly disassociate spirit…
Timothy Bracy And Elizabeth Bracy | December 21, 2012 - 3:55 pm


The 10 Best Big Star Songs

Was anyone in music ever so jaded and armored so fully, at such a young age, as Alex Chilton? The genius who launched a thousand…
Timothy Bracy And Elizabeth Bracy | September 27, 2012 - 4:28 pm

Albert Hammond Jr. Covers Big Star (Stereogum Premiere)

Cool For School, a digital-only compilation that benefits The Lunchbox Fund, features covers by the likes of Bright Eyes and Albert Hammond, Jr. Today, we're…
Corban Goble | October 4, 2011 - 1:26 pm

Best Covers

Download Bat For Lashes’ 10 Best Cover Songs

Yesterday we posted a live version of an ethereal new tune Bat For Lashes did at Australia's Vivid Festival. The second part of the Opera…
Scott Lapatine | June 7, 2011 - 3:29 pm


The 11 Most Interesting Record Store Day Releases

Record Store Day is coming April 16. It began in 2007 and has grown into a indie record store and vinyl lover's version of Christmas…
jessica | March 30, 2011 - 5:25 pm

Alex Chilton Remembered, One Year After His Death

Alex Chilton passed away one year ago today. Big Star was scheduled to play SXSW in 2010, instead the show became a tribute, with friends…
jessica | March 17, 2011 - 10:02 am

R.I.P. Andy Hummel

Andy Hummel, Big Star's original bassist, died yesterday after fighting cancer for two years. He was 59 years old. Hummel was in Austin at SXSW…
jessica | July 20, 2010 - 2:50 pm

SXSW 2010: The Wrap Up

We saw a bunch of bands this past week. Not every set was memorable, but there were more than enough highlights to make the stiff…
stereogum | March 23, 2010 - 11:42 am

R.I.P. Alex Chilton

Scott Lapatine | March 17, 2010 - 9:37 pm

Scarlett Johansson & Pete Yorn Cover Chris Bell

The first single from the Scarlett Yornhansson collab LP Break Up was the pleasantly surprising "Relator." Which was an original! And it worked! But it…
Amrit Singh | August 25, 2009 - 1:05 pm

Britney, Big Star On Your Mother

Last night's How I Met Your Mother finally saw Britney take a meaningful stab at no longer appearing to the public as a drugged-up/sex-crazed ditz…
Amrit Singh | March 25, 2008 - 10:14 am
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