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‘Tis the season for music journos and bloggers to rank and rate their favorite musical discoveries of the year. And thanks to a fine transcribing soul at ILM, we have NME’s rankings right here. By their lists, this was the year of Hot Chip:50 The Kooks – Inside In / Inside Out
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bEEdEEgEE – “Flowers” (Feat. Lovefoxxx)

Gang Gang Dance production mind Brian DeGraw is about to release a solo album called SUM/ONE under the hard-to-type moniker bEEdEEgEE, and we've already heard…
Tom Breihan | November 6, 2013 - 11:27 am

CSS – “I’ve Seen You Drunk Girl” (Prod. Dave Sitek)

Dave Sitek produces the new single from party rockers CSS -- it's called "I've Seen You Drunk Girl" -- a clap-along party chant that recaps…
Corban Goble | November 7, 2012 - 2:54 pm

CSS – “City Grrrl” Video

CSS's Lovefoxxx hits the NYC pavement in the clip for "City Grrrl," strutting hard the whole way. Dive in after the jump.
Corban Goble | November 10, 2011 - 2:25 pm

Givers – “Up Up Up (CSS Remix)”

CSS, whose new single we heard last month, have given Song Of The Summer contender "Up Up Up" a glistening dancefloor-ready makeover. Grab it below.
Scott Lapatine | July 24, 2011 - 9:35 pm

CSS – “Hits Me Like A Rock” (Feat. Bobby Gillespie)

The first single from CSS's third album La Liberación will probably hit you more like a warm breeze. The track's "a song about another song…
brandon | June 21, 2011 - 3:08 pm

Scenes From Coachella ’11: Kanye & More From Sunday

Sunday at Indio featured CSS, Delorean, HEALTH, Lightning Bolt, OFF!, the Strokes, a riot-free Death From Above 1979, MEN, Twin Shadow, Wiz Khalifa, and others,…
brandon | April 18, 2011 - 10:03 am

New Fever Ray Video – “Seven”

After posting Crookers' amped remix and Martyn's shuffling take, it's refreshing to return to Fever Ray's original "Seven" in this Johan Renck-directed video. If you've…
brandon | September 9, 2009 - 9:52 am

Iceland Airwaves ’08 Report

Before we kick off the bulk of this week's CMJ coverage, we're gonna look all the way back to last week's Iceland Airwaves Festival. Stereogum…
Scott Lapatine | October 22, 2008 - 9:22 pm

New CSS Video – “Move”

In this Keith Schofield-directed clip, recent Bloc Party remixers CSS document their various world-traveling shenanigans with a Polaroid and a seemingly endless pile of optical…
brandon | September 2, 2008 - 5:18 pm

New Bloc Party – “Mercury” (CSS Remix)

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…
brandon | August 12, 2008 - 11:29 am

All Points West: Friday In Photos

It's time to brave the ferry lines for another day in Jersey, but first: pretty pictures via the eye of Abbey Braden. As…
Amrit Singh | August 9, 2008 - 1:16 pm

Lollapalooza 2008: Friday In Photos

One day into Lolla, and Radiohead have already made the trip worth it. Also Chuck Bass -- we saw him chilling in the media area.
Scott Lapatine | August 2, 2008 - 3:30 pm

New CSS Video – “Left Behind”

"Left Behind" sees CSS continue to put on a glossier face on record. The video sees them put on glossy faces on camera. Synergy! Actually,…
Amrit Singh | July 14, 2008 - 2:08 pm

New CSS Video – “Rat Is Dead (Rage)”

It's still too early to say whether our first listen of CSS's forthcoming Donkey is representative of an overarching shift to slicker and new wavier…
Amrit Singh | June 30, 2008 - 4:50 pm

New CSS – “Rat Is Dead (Rage)”

Cansei de Ser Sexy came up a lot this past weekend while we roamed the Coachella grounds and reflected on last year’s (better, it’s true)…
Amrit Singh | April 29, 2008 - 1:26 pm

NME Faves Cover Each Other

So this is where that Manic Street Preachers cover of "Umbrella" came from. NME's celebrating their powered-by-hype Shockwaves '08 extravaganza with a "Souvenir Box Set…
Amrit Singh | February 27, 2008 - 4:29 pm

New Little Ones – “Lovers Who Uncover (CSS Remix)”

What’s the first thing you think of when talking about Brazilian sextet Cansei de Ser Sexy? If it’s not sex (hey, turned up twice in…
Stereogum | June 14, 2007 - 10:37 am

CSS Covers L7

’90s alt rock through the prism of Brazilian electroclash mayhem may sounds promising enough, and it’s a surprisingly tidy fit for Lovefoxxx and the Cansei…
Stereogum | February 22, 2007 - 10:00 am

Let’s Make Love And Poop And Fart

NME, who has yet to sell us on this New Rave thing, takes a breather from the Shitdisco coverage to investigate the next big thing:…
Stereogum | February 5, 2007 - 6:00 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