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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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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

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

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 afternoon…
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 Roots…
Michael Nelson | July 31, 2013 - 4:20 pm

Foals – “Bad Habit” Video (NSFW)

Foals last worked with director Nabil Elderkin on the seriously NSFW "Late Night" video. The band and director are paired up again for the "Bad…
Michael Nelson | June 17, 2013 - 1:52 pm

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Usually, especially during the weeks where I liked a K-pop video or two, I do my best to explain what, exactly, I enjoy about the…
Tom Breihan | March 15, 2013 - 12:47 pm

Foals – “Late Night” Video (NSFW)

Foals have now released three videos from their new LP, Holy Fire, two of which have received the NSFW tag: first single "Inhaler" and now…
Michael Nelson | March 11, 2013 - 11:17 am

Foals – “My Number (Hot Chip Remix)”

When Tom named Pissed Jeans' Honeys Album Of The Week, commenter Robert Wohner implored us to not overlook Foals, who also released a new album…
Michael Nelson | February 20, 2013 - 6:10 pm

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Did nobody want to release a big, important video the same week that the Coachella lineup came out? Because there were no big, important videos…
Tom Breihan | January 25, 2013 - 11:19 am

Foals – “My Number” Video

The video for Foals' "My Number" takes the traditional concept for performance video and throws it down the toilet. The clip not only shows what's…
Claire Lobenfeld | January 23, 2013 - 5:11 pm

Foals – “My Number (Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs Remix)”

We first heard Foals' raucous single "My Number" when they debuted it on Jools Holland. This Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs remix takes the song from…
Claire Lobenfeld | January 15, 2013 - 11:22 am

Watch Foals On Jools Holland

The triumphantly jittery British art-punkers Foals will release their new album Holy Fire in a few months, and we've already posted the video for their…
Tom Breihan | November 14, 2012 - 11:07 am

Foals – “Inhaler” Video (NSFW)

British postpunk herky-jerkers Foals will release their new album Holy Fire early next year, and first single "Inhaler" is a bruising, cathartic banger with a…
Tom Breihan | November 5, 2012 - 3:48 pm

Photos From ATP Bowlie 2 Curated By Belle & Sebastian

The Belle & Sebastian-curated ATP Bowlie 2 took place earlier this week (December 10-12) at Butlins Holiday Centre, Minehead. (In 1999 B&S curated The Bowlie…
brandon | December 14, 2010 - 1:10 pm

The 11 Best Videos Of The Week

Just like last week, here are this week's attention-worthy videos. New ones from Serena-Maneesh, Antony and the Johnsons, Gatekeeper, Gordon Voidwell, James Blake, Kid Cudi,…
jessica | October 15, 2010 - 1:58 pm

Foals – “2 Trees” Video

Adam Bizanski, who's also directed videos for the Shins and Wolf Parade, etc., put together this clip for Foals' "2 Trees" starring Singalong Paul. He…
brandon | September 23, 2010 - 12:48 pm

Foals – “Spanish Sahara (Deadboy Remix)”

UK 2step dude Deadboy delivers this remix masterclass on the patient build and minute-marker usage: at 1:00 the clacking beat drops, at 2:00 the syncopated clicks,…
Amrit Singh | June 15, 2010 - 5:11 pm

Foals – “Miami” Video

True to their name, Oxford five-piece Foals are still young -- frontman Yannis Philippakis is just 23 -- so growth is is to be expected,…
Amrit Singh | May 28, 2010 - 11:40 am

Foals Remix The Field

When we posted "The More That I Do," the lead track from Swedish minimal techno whiz Axel Willner, aka The Field, the comments focused on…
brandon | May 12, 2009 - 4:57 pm