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This was one of those weeks where the best music-related video wasn’t a music video. It was Future Islands performing on Letterman and just fucking going for it. Letterman has already introduced frontman Samuel T. Herring’s dancing as a recurring joke on the show, and I sincerely hope it’s because he realizes that dancing wa… More »

We’re almost (almost!) done reflecting on the year that was, so it’s time to start taking a closer look at the year that will be. For the past several years, we’ve ranked our most anticipated albums. Today the feature returns, bigger than ever, with a whopping 100 records we’re looking forward to hearing, enjoying, debating,… More »

When sifting through this week’s qualified nominees for 5 Best Songs, four different tracks from Sky Ferreira’s long-awaited debut Night Time, My Time made the ballot. In the Bangerz pop-sphere, it’s a reminder that projects in the genre should be cohesive and well-produced and eschewing party-primed lyrics for emotional reveals is still the stuff hit… More »

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The 25 69 Most Anticipated Albums Of 2010

This year in music was great and we'rea gonna let it finish (sorry), but in terms of notable album releases the ship has sailed. No…
Amrit Singh | November 24, 2009 - 5:41 pm

CMJ ’09: Weekend In Photos

One last gargantuan batch of photos from an exhausting, exhaustive week of NYC showgoing. On Friday Jessica Amaya joined us at Doveman’s record release party…
Amrit Singh | October 26, 2009 - 9:07 am

New Frankie Rose & The Outs – “Thee Only One”

Ex-Vivian Girls drummer (and NYC bartender) Frankie Rose recently made the Crystal Stilts an Ex too, starting her own project, the all-girl quintet Frankie Rose…
brandon | October 8, 2009 - 10:23 am

Stereogum CMJ Opening Night Live ’09

For this year's CMJ party we teamed up with The Believer to bring you an excellent night of music that will begin much…
brandon | October 2, 2009 - 9:42 am

New Dum Dum Girls – “Let It Be Me” (Stereogum Premiere)

When posting a demo of ostensible Jail La La track "Over The Phone" I referred to Dee Dee, aka Dum Dum Girls, as a "nostalgic…
brandon | September 23, 2009 - 11:38 am

New Dum Dum Girls – “Over The Phone”

Nostalgic one-woman girl-group Dum Dum Girls is pairing previously enjoyed songs — “Jail La La” and “Baby Don’t Go — on the Sub Pop single…
brandon | September 15, 2009 - 3:30 pm

Woodsist/Captured Tracks Fest @ 979 Broadway Backyard, Brooklyn 7/4/09

This past weekend was all about the USA, and nothing says America quite like a day full of shitgaze in a graffitied, degenerated yard under…
Amrit Singh | July 6, 2009 - 9:32 am

New Mayfair Set – “Cease To Be” & “Junked”

When writing on Dum Dum Girls in the past, I've mentioned the Mayfair Set, her best-of-two-worlds collaborative project with the recently unmasked Blank Dogs. It'…
brandon | May 21, 2009 - 3:50 pm

New Dum Dum Girls – “It Only Takes One Nite”

When we posted Dum Dum Girls' duet with Crocodiles' Brandon Welchez, we mentioned that these "Dum Dum Girls" are actually the L.A. project of one…
brandon | March 24, 2009 - 10:13 am

New Dum Dum Girls Videos – “Catholicked” & “Blank Girl”

For those of you who've given up on the Vivian Girls because of that bathtub interview, here's a chance to wipe the slate clean and…
brandon | March 5, 2009 - 12:51 pm
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