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For this #tbt chapter of Radiohead Week, we’re reissuing (ha) our original track-for-track tribute to OK Computer. Stereogum’s free, downloadable compilation was released in July 2007 on the 10th anniversary of Radiohead’s classic album, and was the first in a series of tribute albums we’ve produced over the years. (You can check out our tribute… More »

“Regan babies, missile fears, and international blues. … Using songs of Dylan, B. Holiday, and the Velvet Underground as a road map, they strive to manipulate, structure, and style their music with honesty.” –
I’ve listened to “Hospital Beds” five times today. Great tune reminiscent of Walkmen’s wintry, piano-drenched debut. (And I plan to… More »

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Cold War Kids Cover Joni Mitchell

No stranger to covers, Cold War Kids singer Nathan impresses with his take on Joni’s “All I Want.” Who needs a dulcimer?! Not him. The…
Stereogum | February 9, 2007 - 5:45 pm

New Cold War Kids Video – “Hang Me Up To Dry”

It’s flapper girls, confession booths, and post-war period-piece attire in this rather stylish “coming attraction” type vid for one of our fave Cold War Kids…
Stereogum | January 25, 2007 - 4:57 pm

Christianity And The Cold War Kids Backlash

By now, you not only know of the soul-clapping yelp-rock of Cold War Kids, you even know they met at the Bible Institute of Los…
Stereogum | January 18, 2007 - 8:28 pm

Stereogum & team9 Present… MySplice: 2006 Mashed Up

UPDATE: Since this post was published, we've made MySplice an annual tradition. Listen to and download all editions here. // Do albums matter…
Stereogum | December 13, 2006 - 6:00 pm

Stereogum Does CMJ: The Orchard Party

[WARNING: This post is about The Hold Steady. If you don’t like them, this may send you into fits of rage over everything from the…
Stereogum | November 6, 2006 - 5:52 am

Cold War Kids In Covers

Roll over, Johansson. Between Hollywood starlets and blog buzz bands, Tom Waits is getting serious cover love these days. This time, it’s CWK paying respect,…
Stereogum | October 26, 2006 - 4:00 pm

Dear Jann

DEAR JANN, We were so excited to open our mailbox today and see the lovely and talented Stacy Ferguson on the cover of your…
Scott Lapatine | October 7, 2006 - 6:22 pm

Stream The New Cold War Kids

After signing to Downtown Records, the first order of business for camp Cold War Kids was to get a full-length together to continue to convert…
Amrit Singh | October 2, 2006 - 2:01 pm

Nor-wave Goodbye To Oslo: Stereogum @ Øya 2006

One thing to know about Oslo: Most people are honest (except cabbies), friendly (except customs agents), extremely beautiful (no exceptions), and obsessed with the export…
Amrit Singh | August 15, 2006 - 9:06 pm

Adios, Illinoise

We?re still recovering from our sojourn to the self-described "musical center of the universe" this weekend, and a little worse for the wear.
Amrit Singh | August 7, 2006 - 4:32 pm

Raconpalooza, Lollaween

A little of last night's "Steady As She Goes" for ya... Tried to get side-stage for them, but no go. "The Raconteurs
Scott Lapatine | August 5, 2006 - 12:20 pm

New Dr. Dog – “Ain’t It Strange”

You guys had a lot to say about Dr. Dog last November. Especially about the band’s name, which is such a silly reason not to…
Scott Lapatine | July 27, 2006 - 9:35 am

Inside The Rockers Studio: Mates Of State

Kori and Jason of Mates of State have an action-packed two months ahead of them, crisscrossing the country in support of Bring It Back, the…
Scott Lapatine | July 24, 2006 - 1:12 pm

Cold War Kids @ Pianos, NYC 5/1/06

Cold War Kids’ jaunt through New York couldn’t come at a better time. The Internet has been awash with the band’s EP cuts, and we…
Amrit Singh | May 2, 2006 - 3:51 pm

Two Gallants/Sam Champion/Cold War Kids @ Bowery Ballroom, NYC 4/24/06

Every so often, a band you think you have pegged will evolve from a plain old "good act" to an absolute force of nature. And…
Amrit Singh | May 1, 2006 - 3:05 pm
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