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Every few years, a musician achieves that rare combination of commercial dominance and critical acclaim -- and therefore inspires lots of copycats -- only to willfully retreat from the spotlight.…   Read Story »
We need to have a conversation about Coldplay. Chris Martin's band has been a punchline since that first fresh-faced beach walk, and there are some good reasons for that. When your debut album…   Read Story »
My first exposure to Sugarland was the video for "Stuck Like Glue," a 2010 single that injected a shot of unexpected quirk to the heavily codified country radio landscape. I hadn't paid close…   Read Story »
Today, A$AP Rocky did a live session for Zane Lowe's BBC1 Radio show, where he played a rendition of his single "Goldie." But luckily enough, for all of us, that wasn't it! He also covered "Pumped Up…   Read Story »
Smims&Belle is the new DJ project from Mark Foster and Isom Innis, two members of Foster The People. Judging by their first big remix, I'm delighted to note that they sound nothing like Foster The…   Read Story »
It's the 2012 Grammys! The Stereogum crew is over at my house, there may or may not be pizza and beer involved, and on the off chance you are experiencing something similar at yours, we have decided…   Read Story »
In December, we reported that elusive, damaged genius Brian Wilson was back together with the Beach Boys, the once-estranged group he'd helped to make great. This year, they plan to tour together and…   Read Story »
Foster The People are arguably the big alt-rock story of the year -- the band who managed to cross over to SNL and the Ryan Seacrest top-40 radio show without actually having to spend any actual time…   Read Story »
Last night, bewilderingly popular L.A. synthpoppers Foster The People turned up on the Late Show With David Letterman. As it turns out, they have songs other than "Pumped Up Kicks." One of them is…   Read Story »
Gaga is set to drop a slate of products on 11/21 and 11/22, including a remix CD, a deluxe repackaging of her 2011 LP Born This Way, a DVD of her Madison Square Garden Performance and a photo/art…   Read Story »