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Next year, YouTube will celebrate its 10th anniversary. For nearly a decade, then, music videos have belonged almost entirely to the internet. Once upon a time, video directors made their work for TV, expecting you to run across their images when you were flipping through channels. By the time YouTube hit its second year, that… More »

Music is a messy thing. There’s too much of it, too many genres, too many ideas, for anyone to make sense out of all of it — or even to hear all of it. The idea of imposing a narrative on 365 days of music, of making sense of a whole year, is a fool’… More »

Here’s one nice thing about the whole U2 debacle: They didn’t forcibly beam any music videos into your iTunes! Imagine how those things would’ve looked. Actually, as it turned out, this was a great week for music video, and I had a hell of a time picking a #1 from a field of worthy contenders. More »

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Azari & III, Damian Abraham Model Mishka

The New York clothing company Mishka has already earned a certain place in my heart for distributing great rap mixtapes like Mr. Muthafuckin' eXquire's Lost
Tom Breihan | November 9, 2011 - 5:23 pm

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Well, this turned out to be pretty easy. The single best video of the year dropped into our collective lap last night, and we're still…
Tom Breihan | October 7, 2011 - 4:51 pm

Fucked Up – “Do You Feed” Video

Earlier this year, around the same time they released their massive rock opera David Comes To Life, Fucked Up also dropped a companion piece called…
Tom Breihan | September 30, 2011 - 1:01 pm

Five Indie Types Who Would Do Well On X Factor… And Five Who Wouldn’t

Tonight, as anyone who's been near a TV in the past month already knows, the much-hyped Fox singing-competition show The X Factor makes its debut.
Tom Breihan | September 21, 2011 - 6:27 pm

Wavves – “Destroy” (Feat. Members Of Fucked Up)

You've heard Wavves' Nathan Williams' collab track with his lady, and now here's another Life Sux track that's pretty much the opposite of collaborating with…
Corban Goble | September 13, 2011 - 1:42 pm

Fucked Up – “The Other Shoe” Video

David Comes To Life comes to life in Fucked Up's new video, featuring a love triangle situation (David, Veronica, Octavio, all accounted for) that will…
Amrit Singh | August 16, 2011 - 1:10 pm

Download Stereogum’s Cruel Summer 2011 Mix

Here's the sequel to last year's popular heartbreak of a mixtape, Cruel Summer. That one was worn, forlorn, and sexual, it was the soundtrack arc…
Amrit Singh | July 1, 2011 - 3:23 pm

Fucked Up, Iceage, JEFF The Brotherhood @ 285 Kent, Williamsburg 6/25/11

This show was incredibly sweaty. It was also really great, but the lead line must capture the scene, and the scene was full-coated body wetne…
Amrit Singh | June 27, 2011 - 2:40 pm

Stereogum’s Top 20 Albums Of 2011 So Far

We still have plenty of time and music left in 2011, but since we're at the halfway (or so) mark, we thought it made sense…
Stereogum | June 21, 2011 - 1:11 pm

Fucked Up – “Queen Of Hearts” Video

The excellent scene-setting Scott Cudmore-directed video for David Comes To Life's "Queen Of Hearts" is as epic as you'd hope it'd be, though probably eve…
brandon | June 21, 2011 - 9:18 am

Fucked Up @ NXNE Festival, Toronto 6/16/11

Touring in support of the critically acclaimed David Comes To Life, Fucked Up played Yonge-Dundas Square’s outside stage yesterday as part of the annual NXNE…
Scott Lapatine | June 17, 2011 - 11:07 am

Damian Abraham’s Arcade Fire Doc

Fucked Up's Damian Abraham is a blogger and host for MuchMusic's The Wedge. He sat down with Arcade Fire's Win and Will Butler for thi…
jessica | June 15, 2011 - 1:40 pm

Stream Fucked Up David Comes To Life

As mentioned on multiple occasions, David Comes To Life is a great album — one of the year’s best — and a more-than-decent “Rock Opera.”…
brandon | May 31, 2011 - 10:51 am

Stereogum Monthly Mix: May 2011

At eight tracks and just over a half-hour, this month's mix compiles the most compelling freely released tracks of the past few weeks. It's bookended…
Amrit Singh | May 5, 2011 - 5:26 pm

Fucked Up – “Queen Of Hearts”

On their excellent, highly listenable "rock opera" David Comes To Life, Fucked Up continue to expand and add layers while remaining true to their original…
brandon | May 4, 2011 - 9:31 am

Fucked Up – “A Little Death”

Fucked Up's released the second of four digital singles from their forthcoming 18-song "rock opera" David Comes To Life. It's a bit more FU-like tha…
brandon | April 15, 2011 - 9:56 am

Fucked Up – “The Other Shoe”

Fucked Up's third album David Comes To Life is an 18-song, 78-minute rock opera, aka "an album set to a play." No word on the…
brandon | March 25, 2011 - 12:38 pm

Download Fucked Up’s New Album For Free!!

But make sure you read the entire post at Looking For Gold first. At the very least, you’ll get some hotly tipped Australian “dance-rock,” though…
brandon | February 8, 2011 - 10:51 am

Great Moments From Matador At 21 @ The Palms, Las Vegas

So that happened. It'll take a few days of drying out and shutting eyes to come to terms with all that transpired in Las Vega…
Amrit Singh | October 5, 2010 - 11:57 am

ATP NY 2010: Sleep, Sunn, Skinny Dipping

At this point people know what to expect from Kutscher's: The faded Catskills resort's crumbling walls held together by mold, broken everything (we were forced…
brandon | September 8, 2010 - 9:30 am