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Labor Day Weekend is upon us, and with it, the unofficial end of summer. So, in hindsight, what was the Song Of Summer 2014? "Fancy"? It was probably "Fancy." What else even came close? "Anaconda"…   Read Story »
Guys, I usually kick off the Black Market with a lengthy introductory essay, an aggregation of my thoughts on the month in metal. But August ... August kinda ate me alive. That is not to say that I…   Read Story »
We all know about "difficult" second albums and the notorious sophomore jinx, but what's the cliche for a band that achieves modest success on their debut, but breaks big on LP2? What's the common…   Read Story »
Øyafestivalen has now entered its 13th year, and last week, the Norwegian festival's 2014 iteration filled Oslo with excellent artists. There were folk musicians like Angel Olsen and Bill Callahan…   Read Story »
Deafheaven made my favorite album of 2013, and whenever they announce the release of a follow-up, that album will almost definitely top my list of that year's most anticipated. I don't expect a new…   Read Story »
This past weekend, Pitchfork Festival went down in Chicago, and it included a great deal of excellent acts. We sent our photographer Max Herman to capture some behind-the-scenes portraits of artists…   Read Story »
This past weekend, New York City hosted the annual Governors Ball, whose 10 Best Sets we counted down for you right here. Photographer Luis Ruiz was on site to document the festival for Stereogum,…   Read Story »
For the last several years Adult Swim has curated a series of singles released throughout the summer. They've put out some fantastic tracks in the past, but for the fifth series, coming this summer,…   Read Story »
It's unfair to compare Black Monolith to Deafheaven, but it's impossible to talk about Black Monolith without the context of Deafheaven. Black Monolith is a one-man black-metal-derived band from…   Read Story »
The storied Williamsburg DIY space 285 Kent held its final show last night. Hundreds of fans of the venue's progressive booking and indoor smoking paid their respects as Fucked Up, DIIV, White Lung,…   Read Story »