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FIDLAR – “40 Oz. On Repeat”

It’s been a little while since we’ve heard from L.A. punk rockers FIDLAR, who released their fun-as-hell self-titled album back in 2013. (Their “Cheap Beer” still rules hard.) But the band has just roared in out of nowhere with a brand new song called “40 Oz. On Repeat.” It’s a fantastically bratty anthem about using… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 23, 2015 - 2:49 pm

Photos: Burgerama Four

Burger Records held their fourth annual Burgerama festival at the Observatory in Santa Ana this past weekend. The two-day fest featured appearances from bands like Together PANGEA, Fidlar, La Luz, Gang Of Four, Public Access T.V. and many, many more. Ty Segall and Weezer were the headliners, and Rivers Cuomo’s dad Frank Cuomo made a… More »

By: Caitlin White / March 30, 2015 - 12:22 pm

Photos: FIDLAR @ Regent Theatre, Los Angeles 1/23/15

FIDLAR played their first show in ten months on Friday night at the Regent Theatre in Los Angeles, and our photographer Wilson Lee was there to capture the event. Looks like it got pretty rowdy! Check out all of the photos above, and watch them perform six songs below. More »

By: James Rettig / January 25, 2015 - 6:38 pm

FIDLAR – “If It Makes You Happy” (Sheryl Crow Cover)

AKA Fuck It Dog, Life’s A Radically abrasive Sheryl Crow cover. FIDLAR have recorded their own version of Crow’s 1996 single “If It Makes You Happy,” complete with smooth, easy-listening verses and comically, violently loud choruses. It’s set to footage of the original video, which you can watch below for your enjoyment and edification. More »

By: Chris DeVille / January 16, 2015 - 2:44 pm

FIDLAR – “Whatever (Folk Song In C)” (Elliott Smith Cover)

It’s fitting that while so many artists spent last Monday playing covers and sharing memories of Elliott Smith, the ever surly punk band FIDLAR show up a week late with their own tribute. Released via Tumblr with the simple message “WHOOPS totally forgot to post this… RIP Elliot Smith :_(” this isn’t a noisy and… More »

By: Miles Bowe / October 28, 2013 - 4:45 pm

Artist Portraits From Austin City Limits 2013

Yesterday we shared live shots from the first weekend of Austin City Limits. We also caught up with some bands off-stage to take their photo in a quieter setting. Check out Pooneh Ghana’s great portraits of HAIM, Phoenix, Purity Ring, Tame Impala, Smith Westerns, and more above. More »

By: Stereogum / October 8, 2013 - 1:50 pm

Photos: Musicfest NW 2013

This past weekend Portland held Musicfest NW 2013, which had a pretty sweet line-up. Many of the bands playing have been doing incredible things on the festival circuit this summer and our photographer Colin McLaughlin captured a great deal of them. Above are his photos of Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Neko Case, Earth, FIDLAR, Joey… More »

By: Miles Bowe / September 9, 2013 - 6:22 pm

Photos: Bumbershoot 2013

Over 100,000 fans hit the Seattle Center for this year’s Bumbershoot over Labor Day weekend. Performers included Kendrick Lamar, MGMT, Fun., Heart, Gary Numan, and Death Cab For Cutie playing their now 10-year-old LP Transatlanticism start to finish. Our photographer Alex Crick caught those acts and a bunch more; check out his pics in the… More »

By: Miles Bowe / September 3, 2013 - 2:53 pm

FIDLAR – “Red Right Hand” (Nick Cave Cover)

One of the best songs you could ever find by Nick Cave is his cover of “Knoxville Girl,” made famous originally by country greats the Louvin Brothers. He took their sadly sung murder-ballad and made it something fierce and terrifying in a way that the original only hinted at. Well in that tradition, the punk… More »

By: Miles Bowe / August 28, 2013 - 2:07 pm

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

For someone who consistently trumpets his own taste and ably namechecks filmmakers whenever possible, Kanye West sure has a dubious history with music videos. He got all pissy when an early version of his “Black Skinhead” video leaked because viewers weren’t getting the full experience, but then the full experience turned out to be some… More »

By: Tom Breihan / July 26, 2013 - 11:59 am

FIDLAR – “Cocaine” Video (Feat. Nick Offerman) (NSFW)

Nick Offerman was already an internet hero because of his amazing work as Ron Swanson on Parks & Recreation, but once everyone gets a load of this video, he might become something like an internet god. In the music video for FIDLAR’s California punk rager “Cocaine,” we see a destitute Offerman, drunk on Mickey’s, just… More »

By: Tom Breihan / July 19, 2013 - 12:02 pm

Watch DIIV, Sky Ferreira, Trash Talk, Charli XCX In A Myspace Commercial

The Justin Timberlake-co-owned new Myspace apparently launched today, despite the fact that registration has already been opened to the public and the editorial has been delivering a lot of content. For today’s official opening ceremony, the site has released two commercials directed by photographer Ryan McGinley. The ads feature a ton of musicians partying, like… More »

By: Claire Lobenfeld / June 12, 2013 - 4:58 pm

FIDLAR – “Max Can’t Surf II: The Zuk Trip” (Music Video)

FIDLAR seems to be gaining a reputation for awesome videos. After reappropriating Creedence Clearwater Revival footage for “Gimme Something,” they now return with a semi-sequel (it’s still the same song) of the music video for “Max Can’t Surf.” Dubbed “Max Can’t Surf II: The Zuk Trip,” you might roll your eyes at the very beginning… More »

By: Miles Bowe / March 7, 2013 - 3:45 pm

Stream FIDLAR FIDLAR

Next week, the scrappy, knotty, fired-up California punk-rockers FIDLAR drop their self-titled debut album. In this space, we’ve posted their blitzkrieg hookfests “Cheap Beer,” “White On White,” and “Gimme Something,” and the rest of the short album is pretty much like that: Incredibly fast straight-ahead bangers, delivered with a hedonistic abandon that the Black Li… More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 15, 2013 - 5:03 pm

Fidlar – “Suburban Home” (Feat. Brian Rodriguez) (Descendents Cover)

To celebrate its 50th issue, as well as the 50th birthday of Descendents frontman Milo Aukerman, the music magazine Filter is releasing a free-download Descendents tribute comp called, logically enough, Filter Presents: Songs Of The Descendents. The comp has people like YACHT, Mike Watt, TEEN, the Babies, and Band Of Horses frontman Ben Bridwell taking… More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 27, 2012 - 6:28 pm

FIDLAR – “Gimme Something” Video

Hedonistic L.A. punks FIDLAR’s video for their strummy, catchy-as-fuck number “Gimme Something” doesn’t feature FIDLAR at all. Instead, it appears to be made up entirely of ancient footage from a Creedence Clearwater Revival show, manipulated so that it looks like Creedence are playing “Gimme Something.” Watch it below. More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 12, 2012 - 4:57 pm

FIDLAR – “Gimme Something”

Los Angeles punk rockers FIDLAR have given us a steady supply of kickass songs in the last couple of months: “Cheap Beer,” “White On White,” “AWWWKWAARRRDDD.” Now here’s another one from their forthcoming self-titled album: A strummy, beery, vaguely Stones-esque song called “Gimme Something.” Stream it at Rolling Stone.

FIDLAR’s self-titled debut i… More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 5, 2012 - 9:36 am

FIDLAR – “Cheap Beer” (Video)

Cheap Beer,” the recent internet-hit from L.A. punk rockers FIDLAR, is arguably the best fuck-shit-up anthem we’ve heard since Waka Flocka Flame’s “Hard In Da Paint.” And in its new video, from director Ryan Baxley, a marauding biker exacts righteous revenge on anyone with bourgie taste in alcoholic beverages. Watch it and download the song… More »

By: Tom Breihan / November 2, 2012 - 11:08 am

FIDLAR – “AWWWKWAARRRDDD” (Feat. Kate Nash)

L.A. garage rockers/Stereogum40 nominees FIDLAR will release their self-titled debut in January, a release from which we’ve already heard “Cheap Beer” and “White On White.” Over the weekend, the band posted a laid-back, jangling duet with Kate Nash called “AWWWKWAARRRDDD,” a non-album cut. Hear it at their Tumblr. More »

By: Corban Goble / October 15, 2012 - 9:37 am

FIDLAR – “White On White”

Here’s another cut from L.A. garage rockers (and Stereogum40 nominee) FIDLAR’s forthcoming debut LP, a hard-charging burst of energy called “White On White.” Previously we heard the awesome “Cheap Beer.” Hear “White On White” below and scope the newly-announced tracklist while you’re there. More »

By: Corban Goble / October 8, 2012 - 10:56 am
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