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Last year, right around the time summer turned to fall, we at Stereogum published our list of the 40 best new bands of the year. The idea of a “new” band is a pretty nebulous one, since many of the kids we listed were probably planning out their musical ventures in their basements since they… More »

We took last month off from our Monthly Mix series in favor of our midterm flashback/annual summer jams compilation Cruel Summer, which you should grab if you haven’t. But it is a new month — the last one of Summer 2011 — so here’s a filtered recap of the month’s finest free MP3s. Use it… More »

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Big Troubles – “Polyommatus Blue”

Big Troubles’ “Polyommatus Blue” is the B-side to the single release of Romantic Comedy cut “She Smiles For Pictures,” and it’s another warm indie po…
Corban Goble | November 15, 2011 - 11:45 am

Big Troubles – “She Smiles For Pictures” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

Jersey indie rockers Big Troubles conjure up suburban malaise again in the "She Smiles For Pictures" video, a clip that finds its protagonist simply unable…
Corban Goble | October 10, 2011 - 2:00 pm

Stream Big Troubles’ Romantic Comedy

Previously on Stereogum, we've shared a couple of Big Troubles' breezy, dusty pop rock anthems, and placed the Brooklyn-via-Jersey on our list of 2011's Best
Corban Goble | September 21, 2011 - 11:38 am

Big Troubles – “Sad Girls” Video

Brooklyn-by-way-of-Jersey outfit Big Troubles just put out this suburban malaise-soaked clip for "Sad Girls," which you heard previously. The band stars as Geek Squad parodie…
Corban Goble | September 9, 2011 - 1:40 pm

Big Troubles – “Sad Girls”

Brooklyn outfit Big Troubles put out "Sad Girls" today, the first proper single to the forthcoming Romantic Comedy LP. (We've already heard its "Misery.") It'…
Corban Goble | August 22, 2011 - 2:59 pm

Big Troubles – “Misery” & “Phantom”

Big Troubles are a group of fun/funny dudes from New Jersey who specialize in forlorn power pop with big, fuzzy hooks that recall the…
Scott Lapatine | July 7, 2011 - 12:14 pm

Big Troubles – “Bite Yr Tongue” Video

New Jersey's Big Troubles mention Lilys as an influence -- I'd bet the house (and an ear) they're talking about the old Slumberland/SpinART shoegaze/noise-pop Lilys,…
brandon | July 30, 2010 - 1:25 pm

SXSW 2010: Underwater Peoples Ranch @ 13813 Carpenter Lane, Manchaca, TX

D.C.-based label Underwater Peoples hosted their official unofficial showcase at a rented "swingers' retreat" in Manchack, a small rural community a short drive out of…
Scott Lapatine | March 18, 2010 - 3:04 pm

SXSW 2010: Fool’s Gold – “Poseidon” Video (Live At Malverde)

When Stereogum first saw Fool's Gold open for Cat Power a little over a year ago, Amrit noted the LA collective's “love for benga (Kenya-based),…
Scott Lapatine | March 18, 2010 - 11:59 am