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Ever since we named Lydia Ainsworth's dual EP debut Right From Real Stereogum's Album Of The Week almost a month ago, I've been hooked on it. Going into last night's PopGun showcase at the…   Read Story »
Yesterday, we learned the troubling news that Dr. Craig Spencer, the first New York resident to test positive for Ebola, had been out on Wednesday night at the Gutter, a Williamsburg bowling alley…   Read Story »
Yesterday was a disgusting day in New York, and this is coming from someone whose favorite season is winter: wet coldness due to the obnoxiously persistent rain, and a particularly bone-cutting kind…   Read Story »
It's been nearly four years since the Decemberists released The King Is Dead, their last album. The band debuted a couple of new songs at the Boston Calling festival over the summer, and now frontman…   Read Story »
The entire universe, it seems, is ridiculously amped about the coming Sleater-Kinney reunion, and former glam-emo stars are no exception. Gerard Way, the onetime My Chemical Romance frontman who just…   Read Story »
UPDATE 10/23 10:15PM: Officials say Dr. Spencer attended only the Gutter, not Brooklyn Bowl as early reports suggested. UPDATE 10/24: The Gutter has shared on Facebook: "We've been in constant…   Read Story »
Chances are, if you read this site or anything about music on the internet, you heard about Ryn Weaver this summer. Back in June, Weaver appeared, seemingly apropos of nothing, on SoundCloud with…   Read Story »
Last night during a CMJ performance at SOBs, iLoveMakonnen was assaulted while performing "Club Going Up On A Tuesday." Judging from a video of the incident that Makonnen tweeted out earlier today, a…   Read Story »
This year's CMJ Music Marathon is once again coming to venues around New York City 10/21-25, which means countless music nerds around NYC will, once again, be getting nowhere near enough sleep.…   Read Story »
The Exploding In Sound showcase at Silent Barn in Brooklyn last Saturday was special for a few reasons. It was a moment of catharsis for fans that watched the label and the growing family of bands…   Read Story »