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Three days ago Bloc Party dropped a little surprise with their plans for a new album. Three days later, it's out. If "Mercury" didn't quite shock your monkey, don't give up. This is being typed as…   Read Story »
Yesterday Bloc Party announced that you'd have to wait just three days to hear their forthcoming third album. If that is too long for you, and you are on the internet so it's fair to assume it is,…   Read Story »
It's been awhile since Bloc Party reminded everyone how good Gang Of Four were, with their highly impressive debut Silent Alarm. Since then the band has served to remind everyone how good Silent…   Read Story »
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 »