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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 »
In February 2011, Brooklyn Vegan did an interview with Deafheaven frontman George Clarke -- only a year after the formation of his band, more than two years before their world-devouring Sunbather,…   Read Story »
Oh, what a Gummy Awards it's been! As Stereogum and Videogum's readers poll has rolled on, we've seen your picks for 2013's best albums, new bands, music videos, TV shows, movies, and viral videos.…   Read Story »
Starting today we're rolling out the winners of the Gummy Awards, Stereogum & Videogum's annual readers' poll. Earlier this month we asked you to vote for 2013's best album, song, music video, new…   Read Story »
Determining the year's best albums is, admittedly, a subjective pursuit. But even more than an albums roundup, a list of songs is an intensely personal way to sum up a year in music. It is a process…   Read Story »
In our May Premature Evaluation of Deafheaven's Sunbather, I compared the album to Agalloch's 2010 LP, Marrow Of The Spirit. In my opinion, Marrow is the best metal album of the millennium (so far),…   Read Story »
Earlier this year, New York Times pop critic Jon Caramanica wrote a piece about pop's Summer Of Smooth, about how many of this year's big warm-weather crossover hits were soft and breezy and…   Read Story »
They might not be the corpsepaint type, but the Bay Area black metal tinkerers Deafheaven still make a brutal roar, and you could imagine that they would intimidate the living hell out of a…   Read Story »
Apple's iPhone 5C model hits stores on Friday. It's $100 cheaper than the iPhone 5S because it's made out of plastic. It also comes in a bunch of bright colors. The first commercial for the 5c --…   Read Story »