All Cloud Nothings stories

Featured Cloud Nothings stories

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 »

More Cloud Nothings stories

The 9 Best Videos Of The Week

There are too many music videos. And unlike songs and albums (which there are also too many of), videos demand your full attention to enjoy…
jessica | October 8, 2010 - 5:47 pm

Stereogum’s 40 Best New Bands Of 2010

With fall on the horizon, we're escaping a slow summer and shifting into that final, fertile phase of the music year's release cycle. Which make…
Stereogum | September 1, 2010 - 1:29 pm

Cloud Nothings – “Leave You Forever”

Our introduction to Cloud Nothings came via the snotty lo-fi pop of "Hey Cool Kid" and "Can't Stay Awake," a fuzzy bedroom anthem that reminded…
brandon | August 19, 2010 - 2:33 pm

Cruel Summer: Stereogum Summer Jams 2010

Welcome to summer, welcome to free and legally downloadable summer jams. Time to CELEBRATE on ROOFTOPS. But you know, oil spills. And crazy people waiting…
Amrit Singh | July 2, 2010 - 6:44 pm

Cloud Nothings – “Didn’t You” (Stereogum Premiere)

I learned a couple of interesting facts about Cloud Nothings recently. One, when forced with the decision either to play Market Hotel with Woods and…
Amrit Singh | June 24, 2010 - 12:25 pm

Cloud Nothings – “Even If It Worked Out”

Cleveland's Dylan Baldi aka Cloud Nothings is chasing his worthy lo-fi eight-track debut Turning On with a summer 7" "Didn't You" b/w "Even If It…
Amrit Singh | June 3, 2010 - 3:29 pm

New Cloud Nothings – “Old Street”

Before diving into Cloud Nothing's Turning On, I'd heard the odds and ends Cleveland's Dylan Baldi posted: The immediately hooked "Hey Cool Kid" with it…
brandon | January 28, 2010 - 9:31 am

New Cloud Nothings – “Can’t Stay Awake”

When we posted Cloud Nothing's gently snotty lo-fi anthem "Hey Cool Kid" I should've mentioned Lync, who I often hear in bands like No Age,…
brandon | December 4, 2009 - 2:47 pm

New Cloud Nothings – “Hey Cool Kid”

Maybe we're not ready to call it a trend, but Cloud Nothing's ebullient, gently snotty lo-fi pop does pair nicely with Wild Nothing's "Confirmation," at…
brandon | November 11, 2009 - 9:24 am
1 2 3 4