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Music is a messy thing. There’s too much of it, too many genres, too many ideas, for anyone to make sense out of all of it — or even to hear all of it. The idea of imposing a narrative on 365 days of music, of making sense of a whole year, is a fool’… More »

It has to be a toss-up between Coachella and Bonnaroo as to which is our most iconic currently active American festival. Growing up in Pennsylvania, I found the earlier years of Bonnaroo somewhat mythic — I had friends who would make summer trips down to the festival, and they talked about it like it wa… More »

Listen to the god damn drums. There’s a lot to like about Here And Nowhere Else, the new Cloud Nothings album: The snot-punk hooks, the scraped-out guitar textures, the overwhelming refusal to acknowledge any musical influences from anytime after, say, 1997. But those drums are the best thing about Here And Nowhere Else. Cloud Nothing… More »

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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Mark Kozelek has now released three songs from the forthcoming Sun Kil Moon LP Benji, and all three have found their way to their respective…
Stereogum | January 31, 2014 - 3:49 pm
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Cloud Nothings – “I’m Not Part Of Me”

Cloud Nothings just debuted a new song, "I'm Not Part Of Me," from their forthcoming LP Here And Nowhere Else on Sirius XMU, and it'…
Michael Nelson | January 27, 2014 - 11:04 am
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Hear Cloud Nothings Debut Their New Album In Brooklyn

Two years ago, Cloud Nothings made their big leap forward, releasing their viscerally satisfying Steve Albini-produced monster-rock album Attack On Memory. We already knew that…
Tom Breihan | January 17, 2014 - 10:46 am
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The 100 Most Anticipated Albums Of 2014

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.
Chris DeVille | December 23, 2013 - 11:23 am
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Watch Cloud Nothings’ New Album Teaser

"It starts right now" are the only words we hear in the new album teaser video Cloud Nothings just posted, but the music therein speak…
Chris DeVille | December 4, 2013 - 1:22 pm
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The 15 Most Memorable Moments At Fun Fun Fun Fest 2013

Fun Fun Fun Fest went down this past weekend in Austin, Texas, aka "the Live Music Capital Of The World." The Fest celebrated its eighth…
Ryan Leas | November 11, 2013 - 2:17 pm
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Photos: Made In America 2013

The second annual Budweiser Made In America festival, which is curated by Jay-Z, took place over the weekend in Philadelphia with performances by Phoenix, Beyoncé,…
Miles Bowe | September 3, 2013 - 5:04 pm
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Watch Cloud Nothings’ Dylan Baldi Play New Song “Psychic Trauma” Acoustic In Vienna

Last year, Cloud Nothings released Attack On Memory, one of the year's best and rawest straight-up indie rock records. But during a recent visit to…
Tom Breihan | August 22, 2013 - 1:37 pm
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Watch Cloud Nothings Play A New Song At SXSW

Shortly after I left Pitchfork's SXSW showcase at the Mohawk last night, Cloud Nothings took the outdoor stage to bash out what was, by all…
Tom Breihan | March 13, 2013 - 12:08 pm
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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
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Cloud Nothings Announce New Album

Cloud Nothings are working on a follow-up to this year’s explosive Attack On Memory, as reported by MTV Hive. Frontman Dylan Baldi says the record…
Claire Lobenfeld | December 20, 2012 - 4:00 pm
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Cloud Nothings – “Fall In” Video

Here's the Hollywood Golden Era-channeling clip for Cloud Nothing's "Fall In," a visual featuring Dylan Baldi & Co. flanked by white leotard-clad dancers. John Ryan
Corban Goble | October 9, 2012 - 2:00 pm
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Report & Photos From FYF Fest 2012

Ever since I was old enough to complain, my dad took great pleasure in the act of dragging my always-resistant ass to music festivals. A…
Aaron Lariviere | September 4, 2012 - 4:52 pm
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Chomp – “Fresh Wounds” (Stereogum Premiere)

Two members of Cloud Nothings, Joe Boyer and Jayson Gerycz, have started a new side project called Chomp, and they'll release their debut album Buddha
Tom Breihan | August 23, 2012 - 10:48 am

Read Fiction From Twin Shadow: “The Night Of The Silver Sun”

Twin Shadow's awesome, biker-gang-related video for "Five Seconds" is based on fiction that George Lewis, Jr. himself wrote called The Night Of The Silver Sun.
Corban Goble | August 3, 2012 - 1:51 pm
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S.S. Coachella Lineup 2012

The rumored Coachella cruise is on, scheduled for two voyages — a three-day trip aboard the Celebrity Silhouette to the Bahamas and a four-day tri…
Corban Goble | July 17, 2012 - 4:48 pm
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Pitchfork Festival 2012: Grimes, Danny Brown, Sleigh Bells & More

At ginormous festivals like Bonnaroo and Lollapalooza, it's pretty tough to craft a narrative -- when there's something like 200 bands playing over a weekend,…
Corban Goble | July 15, 2012 - 2:06 pm
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Watch Cloud Nothings On Fallon

In the past few weeks, we've heard a few albums that could conceivably top our best-of-2012 list at the end of the year. When we…
Tom Breihan | July 13, 2012 - 9:30 am
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Chomp – “Throw Out Your Wish List”

Joe Boyer and Jayson Gerycz, two members of Cloud Nothings, have a new side project called Chomp that also features Total Babes member Chris Brow…
Tom Breihan | June 19, 2012 - 12:37 pm
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Cloud Nothings – “Cut You (Co La Remix)”

Co La is the side project of Ecstatic Sunshine’s Matthew Papich, and through this guise he creates style-shifting instrumentals that touch on jazz, electronic po…
Corban Goble | May 11, 2012 - 4:50 pm
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