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This is the time of year when everyone gets very confused and worried about who’s going to win big at the Grammys, and we are not facing down the sad likelihood that the music industry is about to anoint Macklemore as a 12 Years A Slave-esque juggernaut. So I’m sure you won’t be shocked to… More »

We’re almost (almost!) done reflecting on the year that was, so it’s time to start taking a closer look at the year that will be. For the past several years, we’ve ranked our most anticipated albums. Today the feature returns, bigger than ever, with a whopping 100 records we’re looking forward to hearing, enjoying, debating,… More »

Hey, there were some good videos this week! Two of the five videos below come from the directing team of Casey Raymond and Ewan James Morris, neither of whom I’d ever heard of before. They even came out on the same day. Nice work, Casey Raymond and Ewan James Morris! We’ve got those, as well… More »

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Black Lips – “Boys In The Wood” Video

When the newest single from Black Lips came out we were promised two things: it would be about "bathtub drugs" and "bathtub gin." It delivered,…
Miles Bowe | January 22, 2014 - 3:04 pm

Black Lips – “Boys In The Wood”

When we heard about Black Lips' rootsy new Patrick-Carney-assisted LP Underneath The Rainbow, we were promised a song called "Boys In The Wood" (pun) about…
Chris DeVille | December 17, 2013 - 11:19 am

Black Lips Underneath The Rainbow Details

The last Black Lips album was 2011's Arabia Mountain, which found them working with two very different producers, retro pop and hip-hop specialist Mark Ronson…
Chris DeVille | December 12, 2013 - 10:34 am

Lonnie Holley – “From The Other Side Of The Pulpit” (Feat. Bradford Cox & Cole Alexander)

Lonnie Holley is a 63-year-old visual artist from Birmingham, Alabama, and he's been a part of the so-called outsider art world for more than 30…
Tom Breihan | August 29, 2013 - 10:20 am

Best Coast, Wavves, Black Lips, Hunx Model Garage-Rock Fashion For GQ

'60s-style garage-rock seems to exist in a state of perpetual revival, but the people making the music these days sure dress nicer than they did…
Tom Breihan | July 31, 2013 - 8:55 am

Download Adult Swim’s Garage Swim Compilation

Right now, like no time since Crypt Records' mid-'90s heyday, the American indie underground is flush with excellent pedal-mashing, hormone-driven garage rock revivalists. And now,…
Tom Breihan | May 6, 2013 - 12:45 pm

Black Lips – “Cruising”

There's something about this time of year that just makes some loud, boozy garage rock sound perfect. I guess other people think that too, considering…
Miles Bowe | April 30, 2013 - 4:56 pm

The Black Lips – “Mammas Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys” (Waylon Jennings/Willie Nelson Cover)

Outlaw-country gods and longtime buddies Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson recorded a veritable shit-ton of songs together, but their most famous is probably the lightweight…
Tom Breihan | April 1, 2013 - 12:54 pm

S.S. Coachella Jamaica Diary & Photos

The S.S. Coachella sailed from Fort Lauderdale, FL to Jamaica and back between 12/19 and 12/23, along the way featuring performances from Pulp, Hot Chip,
Andrew Youssef | December 26, 2012 - 3:15 pm

Watch A Deranged Val Kilmer Perform With The Black Lips At Fun Fun Fun Fest

Last weekend, your Stereogum crew was supposed to travel to Austin to cover Fun Fun Fun Fest. But Hurricane Sandy wrecked those plans, and it…
Tom Breihan | November 5, 2012 - 9:34 am

Black Lips – “Noc-A-Homa” Video

The video for Atlanta garage warriors Black Lips' psych-rock gutter-gargle "Noc-A-Homa" doesn't exactly make a whole lot of straightforward sense, but it's something about a…
Tom Breihan | July 26, 2012 - 2:48 pm

Win 4 Insound Exclusive Band T-Shirts (Cloud Nothings, Black Lips, Das Racist, Kurt Vile)

Last year, we gave a batch of t-shirts away from Insound’s Delicious Design League project, and this year, we’re doing the same with a new…
Corban Goble | April 11, 2012 - 9:49 am

Lotus Plaza – “Christmas In Whosbekistanstanstan”

Label/tastemakers CoCo Art, in step with the season, posted their third annual Roam For The Holidaze compilation featuring contributions from Lotus Plaza (Deerhunter's Lockett Pundt),…
Corban Goble | December 27, 2011 - 1:23 pm

Black Lips – “Raw Meat” Video

Strangely timed, yes, but today's new Black Lips videos features the Lips dudes as corrupt cops in New York. It stars Leo Fitzpatrick -- let…
Corban Goble | November 15, 2011 - 2:25 pm

Watch Bradford Cox Become Joey Ramone

At a Black Lips show in Conley, Georgia over the weekend, Deerhunter/Atlas Sound frontman Bradford Cox came to the stage dressed as another famously tall…
Tom Breihan | September 13, 2011 - 9:03 am

Black Lips – “Family Tree” Video (NSFW)

One wondered if, when Black Lips signed up to work with Mark Ronson for Arabia Mountain, the band was maturing, settling down, and focusing on…
Corban Goble | September 8, 2011 - 3:59 pm

Artist Polaroids From Lollapalooza 2011

Lollapalooza celebrated its twentieth anniversary in Chicago over the weekend with headline performances by Eminem, Foo Fighters, Coldplay, and Muse. It was the support acts,…
Scott Lapatine | August 8, 2011 - 11:45 am

Black Lips – “New Direction” Video

The Black Lips make playful use of a green screen in their Jake Burghart-directed video for "New Direction."…
brandon | July 15, 2011 - 4:24 pm