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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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How Independent Rockers Celebrated #IndependenceDay

How did you celebrate July 4th? On a rooftop BBQ listening to our summer mix? Maybe you stayed in and watched old episodes of Hoarders
Scott Lapatine | July 5, 2011 - 1:07 am

Black Lips – “Modern Art”

The two-minute, singing saw-laced "Modern Art" appears on Black Lips' forthcoming Mark Ronson-produced Arabia Mountain. That's the cover art above. The song:…
brandon | May 2, 2011 - 1:50 pm

SXSW Thursday: Featuring Austra, Mister Heavenly, Chelsea Wolfe

Here lies our documentation of Thursday in Austin. For more, check our list of 32 Must See Bands this week, and our coverage from Wednesday.
Stereogum | March 18, 2011 - 6:13 pm

Black Lips Made A Video On The Bruise Cruise

Black Lips just announced their next album, titled Arabia Mountain. It'll be out this summer, which makes this first video for "Go Out And Get…
jessica | March 3, 2011 - 2:26 pm

Black Lips, Vivian Girls Headline Inaugural Bruise Cruise

The Bruise Cruise is a three-day cruise from Miami to the Bahamas, featuring the Black Lips, Vivian Girls, open bars and gambling. It happens February…
jessica | August 4, 2010 - 4:25 pm

Black Lips – “Before You Judge Me”

When it comes to corporate entities underwriting indie rock in 2010, it seems like it's mostly KIN with a side of Kia. The former's various…
Amrit Singh | June 15, 2010 - 11:30 am

The 14 Best Band Beefs Of 2009

Maybe it was these tough economic times -- the sinking music industry, everyone downloading shit for free, rising unemployment. Or perhaps folks just are getting…
brandon | December 18, 2009 - 6:58 pm

Wu-Tang Meets The Indie Rock

We've seen indie rockers reach out to hip-hop's most recognizable collective (or at least the most recognizable hip-hop collective to indie rockers). But lately, it's…
brandon | October 5, 2009 - 1:04 pm

New Black Lips Video – “Let It Grow”

Black Lips have broken up their recent bloglines dominance in helping Wavves turn indie rock into high school with this new video from their '09…
Amrit Singh | October 1, 2009 - 2:26 pm

Wavves, Black Lips In Brooklyn Bar Fight

There were no survivors. Probably. The Daily Swarm reports on the aftermath.
Scott Lapatine | September 27, 2009 - 7:30 pm

Fuck Yeah Fest 2009 In Photos

In its sixth year, Fuck Yeah Fest had the explicit intention of benefitting California’s state parks, and implicit intention of scaring away media outlets afraid…
Amrit Singh | September 8, 2009 - 12:36 pm

Capitol Hill Block Party 2009 In Photos

This past weekend, Seattle roped off a couple of blocks on Pike Street to host the Capitol Hill Block Party, inviting everyone from Sonic Youth…
Amrit Singh | July 27, 2009 - 4:23 pm

HEALTH/Black Lips @ Williamsburg Waterfront, Brooklyn 7/26/09

There were some great sets at the Pool Parties free show at East River State Park yesterday, but blistering HEALTH and raucous Black Lips sets…
Amrit Singh | July 27, 2009 - 11:19 am

New Almighty Defenders – “Bow Down And Die” (Stereogum Premiere)

After collaborating with GZA on "The Drop I Hold," the Black Lips have found a more seamless super grouping via the Almighty Defenders, their new…
brandon | July 7, 2009 - 10:10 am

New Black Lips (Feat. GZA) – “The Drop I Hold”

When Jessica spoke with Black Lips last year about their then-unreleased 200 Million Thousand, she reported the flower-punks were trying to get "a member or…
Amrit Singh | April 29, 2009 - 4:43 pm

New Black Lips Video – “I’ll Be With You”

This video for resident 200 Million Thousand prom theme "I'll Be With You" is more successful than Black Lips' recent stint as GZA's backing band.
brandon | March 25, 2009 - 1:33 pm

SXSW 2009: GZA Joins The Black Lips

The Black Lips' songs, especially on 200 Million Thousand, possess a nice fuzzy texture and the Atlantans appropriate great garage-isms, but I've always been less…
brandon | March 23, 2009 - 10:00 am

New Black Lips Video – “Short Fuse”

When we evaluated the Black Lips' 200 Million Thousand, the general idea was catchy, interestingly textured songs, boringly predictable shtick. In the Chris Taylor-animated, drummer…
brandon | February 23, 2009 - 12:29 pm

Love Bites: Stereogum’s Anti-Valentine’s Day Mix

Valentine's Day is one of those holidays you might not pay too much attention to if you're in the midst of a really good relationship…
brandon | February 13, 2009 - 2:03 pm

Premature Evaluation: Black Lips – 200 Million Thousand

Black Lips are savvy motherfuckers, ostensibly building a successful career by playing '60s and punk-inspired, lo-fi garage rock (or, what they call "flower punk") that…
brandon | February 11, 2009 - 12:52 pm