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One of the videos getting a lot of notice this week is Calexico’s clip for “Falling From The Sky,” starring José González and an absolutely disgusting worm creature. I can recognize that it’s a very good video, but it’s not on this list, because I hate that fucking worm creature. It just skeeves me out. More »

When in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to select the rising bands which have connected them, someone wrote a long time ago. Or, something close to that. Here’s what we’re getting down to: It’s that time of year when Stereogum’s staff selects the 40 most exciting new* acts of… More »

It’s our first mixtape of summer! Accordingly, you should probably just act first and think later and just download it with reckless abandon, as you should do absolutely everything now that it is the season of impulsive behavior. But if you are incapable of such youthful indiscretion without examining the fine print/weighing every possible life… More »

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Ed Schrader’s Music Beat – “Emperor’s New Chair” Video

No band does a better job of not giving a fuck than Ed Schrader's Music Beat. These are two dudes who make short, sticky power-punk…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 22, 2015 - 10:25 am

Stereogum x Exploding In Sound’s Austin Invasion 2015 Yearbook

Congratulations to the SXSW Class Of 2015! We are honored that you could join us at Stereogum x Exploding In Sound's Austin Invasion this year,…
James Rettig & Gabriela Tully Claymore | March 24, 2015 - 1:25 pm

Photos From Stereogum x Exploding In Sound’s Austin Invasion 2015

Yesterday, we threw a 14-hour unofficial SXSW showcase at Austin's Hole In The Wall alongside the Brooklyn-by-way-of-Boston label Exploding In Sound Records. Thirty-one bands played…
Stereogum | March 21, 2015 - 2:18 pm

Watch Dan Deacon & Matmos’ M.C. Schmidt In Adult Swim’s Unedited Footage Of A Bear Infomercial

If you ever notice that Adult Swim has something listed only as "infomercial" airing around 4AM, there's a strong chance you should stay up and…
Tom Breihan | December 18, 2014 - 11:54 am

Ed Schrader’s Music Beat – “Televan” Video

If you've ever been to one of Ed Schrader's shows, right away you know two important things about the guy. 1: He is an incredibly…
Miles Bowe | September 5, 2014 - 4:20 pm

Ed Schrader’s Music Beat – “Laughing” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

Ed Schrader's Music Beat just finished tearing it up as Future Islands' opener, and today they put out Party Jail, the follow up to their…
Miles Bowe | May 20, 2014 - 12:09 pm

Ed Schrader’s Music Beat – “Pink Moons”

One of the many reasons why Ed Schrader's Music Beat (a Band To Watch) remains one of the most exciting live acts around (and a…
Miles Bowe | May 8, 2014 - 5:35 pm

Ed Schrader’s Music Beat – “Televan”

Armed with just a single drum, a mic, and a very funny bassist, Ed Schrader's Music Beat is simply one of the most intense live…
Miles Bowe | April 10, 2014 - 5:52 pm

Future Islands, Ed Schrader’s Music Beat @ Doug Fir Lounge, Portland 4/5/14

Future Islands got everyone’s attention this year through their triumphant Letterman performance and became the band to see at SXSW. But the fact is that…
Miles Bowe | April 7, 2014 - 1:55 pm

Ed Schrader’s Music Beat – “Pantomime Jack”

Back in 2012, we made Ed Schrader's Music Beat, an intense and minimal Baltimore postpunk duo, a Band To Watch. The band's new single "Pantomime…
Tom Breihan | February 28, 2014 - 1:37 pm

Boston Hassle Fest 5 In Words And Photos

This all feels like a milestone, Dan Shea tells me. We're sitting in a back room of the Elk's Lodge basement, a dungeon-esque place with…
Miles Bowe | November 11, 2013 - 2:26 pm

Ed Schrader’s Music Beat – “Radio Eyes” Video

Last year, we made the terse Baltimore postpunk duo Ed Schrader's Music Beat a Band To Watch. This year, they contributed a song to Sub…
Tom Breihan | May 13, 2013 - 12:27 pm

Band To Watch: Ed Schrader’s Music Beat

Ed Schrader's Music Beat are a two-piece band from Baltimore who play elemental, stripped-down postpunk, and who find a surprising amount of variation in that…
Tom Breihan | June 6, 2012 - 2:48 pm