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At the end of 2014, I put together a list of the year’s best videos and noted that the race for the title of world’s best music-video director was a tight one, with two people — Nabil and Hiro Murai — in a virtual dead heat for the top spot. Behind the two of them,… More »

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 act, TV show, movie, and viral video. And you did! Thank you for listening! Best Album is the first category we’re revealing… More »

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 of appreciating the trees in a forest so sprawling it can never be mapped out entirely, celebrating the… More »

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Watch Foals Debut “London Thunder” In A CCTV Session

Foals' new album, What Went Down, finally comes out at the end of this week, and we've already heard a good chunk of it so…
James Rettig | August 24, 2015 - 9:56 am

Stream Foals What Went Down Album Sampler

The propulsive, adventurous British rockers Foals are going to release their new album What Went Down later this month, and they've shared a few of…
Tom Breihan | August 18, 2015 - 9:03 am

Watch Foals Cover Mark Ronson & Kevin Parker’s “Daffodils”

Just a couple of weeks ago, Mark Ronson stopped by Australian radio station Triple J to perform a live in-studio cover of Queens Of The
Peter Helman | August 13, 2015 - 8:54 pm

Foals – “A Knife In The Ocean” Lyric Video

Foals previously debuted the What Went Down track "A Knife In The Ocean" in a live performance on Annie Mac's BBC Radio 1 show a…
James Rettig | August 6, 2015 - 1:16 pm
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Foals – “What Went Down (Haxan Cloak Remix)”

The title track from Foals' upcoming new album, What Went Down, has been given the remix treatment from the Haxan Cloak. The producer turns what…
James Rettig | August 5, 2015 - 5:11 pm
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Foals – “Mountain At My Gates” Video

It seems a little counterintuitive to get esteemed music video director Nabil to shoot one entirely on a crappy little GoPro camera, but that's what…
James Rettig | July 29, 2015 - 9:52 am
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Hear Foals Debut “A Knife In The Ocean” On BBC Radio 1

Last night Foals debuted "A Knife In The Ocean," a song off their upcoming release What Went Down, on Annie Mac's BBC Radio 1 show…
Grace Birnstengel | July 22, 2015 - 2:35 pm
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Foals – “Mountain At My Gates”

English tropical-prog five-piece Foals announced their fourth album What Went Down in June, and shared the title track. Today they've offered up the second single,…
Caitlin White | July 20, 2015 - 3:20 pm
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Foals – “What Went Down”

Foals announced their new album, What Went Down, a few days ago, and they just premiered the title track and lead single on Annie Mac'…
James Rettig | June 16, 2015 - 2:59 pm
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Foals Announce New Album What Went Down

Foals have announced that their fourth full-length, What Went Down, will be out on 8/28. Their last album was 2013's Holy Fire. They'll premiere the…
James Rettig | June 11, 2015 - 12:54 pm
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Preview Foals’ “Howl (Supermoon)” From Radio 1 Rescores: Drive

A couple of weeks ago, BBC radio host Zane Lowe announced the controversial project Radio One Rescores: Drive – Curated By Zane Lowe, in which…
Peter Helman | November 3, 2014 - 10:12 am

Chvrches – “Get Away”

The movie Drive is only three years old, and its soundtrack is magnificent; it's arguably the best thing about the entire movie. But BBC radio…
Tom Breihan | October 20, 2014 - 3:34 pm
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Wild Beasts – “Palace (Foals Remix)”

British art-poppers Wild Beasts are into remixes. They dropped their Present Tense LP earlier this year, and since then, they've recruited people like Factory Floor,…
Tom Breihan | September 17, 2014 - 10:29 am
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Foals Join The Anti-Spotify Club

The list of artists who don't much like Spotify -- and, specifically, the streaming service's practice of paying artists very little money -- has lately…
Tom Breihan | October 30, 2013 - 11:12 am
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Foals – “Out Of The Woods” Video

Since the release of Holy Fire this February, British rockers Foals have now released videos for five of their new songs, the most recent being…
Brie Roche lilliott | September 25, 2013 - 1:38 pm
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Outside Lands 2013 Sunday: Vampire Weekend, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Willie Nelson, & More

The final day of Outside Lands was definitely a more mellow affair than Saturday with its NIN headlined attack. Most people entering in the afternoo…
Miles Bowe | August 12, 2013 - 1:03 pm

Johnny Marr, Foals, ALT-J Weigh In On Camera Phones At Concerts Debate

A few weeks ago, She & Him re-ignited the timeless question of smartphone usage at concerts when they banned cameras at their Toronto Urban Root…
Michael Nelson | July 31, 2013 - 4:20 pm
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