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Some folks think Bloc Party's "Mercury" sounds like "Shock The Monkey," an idea reinforced by the Planet Of The Apes video for the track. The CD version of the single comes with remixes of the track…   Read Story »
One day into Lolla, and Radiohead have already made the trip worth it. Also Chuck Bass -- we saw him chilling in the media area. Kanye, Wilco, and Obama (ha) are on deck. Rest assured we are charging…   Read Story »
While we were flying back from Chicago, news spread hard and fast about a spat between outspoken post-punk kid Kele Okereke and outspoken punk-punk grandaddy Johnny Rotten, occurring Saturday night…   Read Story »
This weekend a couple of British music sites posted about a RATM82407.com-styled countdown at Bloc Party's homepage. Turns out the countdown was for the unveiling of Bloc Party's new single…   Read Story »
AndrĂ© Allen Anjos's Remix Artist Collective came on our radar last spring with some inspired Bloc Party and Tokyo Police Club remixes. We've kept an ear on the 23-year-old Portuguese artist ever…   Read Story »
In what is fast becoming a Stereogum tradition, we've once again conspired with master bootlegger team9 for a celebration of the year in singles. Of course "the year in singles" is a loaded term…   Read Story »
Folks were mixed on Kele's "Flux" vocordered vocals, but everything is just a bit sweeter when it's served up with dancing junk monsters, robots, and lovey illuminated god-like things frolicking,…   Read Story »
News came yesterday from the Bloc Party camp of a new single -- news that would've excited us more a year or two ago, but still, Kele and Co.'s Silent ways have earned our ear for awhile to come.…   Read Story »
At some point we called this year's Austin City Limits festival "Friday and Sunday heavy," but that shit ain't right; this year's ACL dance-card was tilted entirely toward the tail end. In fact,…   Read Story »
Shouldn't be shocked by that post title; Kele's been a sucker for the pop tarts from the start. In fact, he's going on to any ear he can find about another such star's forthcoming single. From an…   Read Story »