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More than most North American cities, Montreal gets it right when it comes to hosting music festivals. Fortunate enough to have a setting like Parc Jean-Drapeau, located in the heart of the city, a…   Read Story »
Recent BTW Young & Sick is perhaps better known for his visual art than for his music, having illustrated album covers for the likes of Foster The People, Maroon 5, and Robin Thicke. His greatest…   Read Story »
Stereogum founder Scott Lapatine has noted several times lately that the polka medleys have always been the best part of Weird Al Yankovic's albums, and he might have a point. Basically, in addition…   Read Story »
Foster The People are arguably the most boring successful band on the entire planet, and years after "Pumped Up Kicks," they are still showing up on festival posters in a bigger font-size than your…   Read Story »
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 »