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Last week, Christopher Owens released the song “Selfish Feelings” along with unexpected news about a new solo album, Chrissybaby Forever. For those who’ve been following Owens’ career, it represents a scrappy return to form. Recorded in San Francisco with engineer J.J. Wiesler, Chrissybaby is arguably the most Girls-ish thing Owens has released since that band… More »

Last month, I lead into this saying how January has a bad reputation for new movies. But it’s really February that’s the wasteland, where we’re expected to survive on the fumes of the last glut of strong Oscar contenders that saw limited release in December and trickled out in January, and the consistent buzz burbling… More »

January has a bad reputation. Over the years, the pattern in which studios distribute their films has ossified, so that we automatically expect most “serious” Oscar contenders to be crammed in together towards the end of the year. This leaves January as the assumed garbage dump, the month-long wasteland where studios offload the projects they… More »

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The 10 Biggest Band Beefs Of 2011

Back in the day, when two artists didn’t like each other, they’d deal with it in relatively low-profile ways: A snippy backstage comment, or a…
Tom Breihan | December 29, 2011 - 10:19 am

The 10 Best Late Night TV Performances Of 2011

Our annual list of late night television's best performances has quickly become an annual exercise in big-upping Jimmy Fallon's music talent booker. Way to go,…
Amrit Singh | December 22, 2011 - 10:37 am

The Gummy Awards: Your Top 10 Albums Of 2011

It's been fun, but now it's time to wrap up the Gummy Awards with the big final list: your picks for the year's top 10…
Stereogum | December 21, 2011 - 11:23 am

The Gummy Awards: Your Top 20 Indie Rock Crushes Of 2011

The next stop on the Gummys express is Your Top 20 Indie Rock Crushes Of 2011; ten females, ten males, one Gosling. Hit the gallery…
Stereogum | December 20, 2011 - 12:24 pm

The Gummy Awards: Your Top 10 Tracks Of 2011

Today we begin rolling out the results of this year's Gummy Awards: The only set of lists which are perfectly impervious to comment section backlash…
Stereogum | December 12, 2011 - 12:46 pm

Girls, Papa @ Galaxy Theater, Santa Ana, CA 12/7/11

Recently anointed with the best album of the year, Girls delved deep into Orange County stopping off at the sonically and cosmetically remodeled Galaxy theater.
Andrew Youssef | December 8, 2011 - 3:30 pm

Stereogum’s Top 50 Albums Of 2011

2011 was the year music learned to float. Actually, that's not true at all; music has been reaching for feelings of tidal drift since the…
Stereogum | December 5, 2011 - 11:42 am

Watch Girls Play “Love Like A River” For No One

Girls are the latest band to take part in the "For No One" video series, in which artists play their songs for an audience of…
Tom Breihan | November 28, 2011 - 5:37 pm

Girls – “Lawrence”

Girls' lead singer Christopher Owens, who is basically a song factory, announced that his band was readying a single called "Lawrence" last week, and now…
Corban Goble | November 8, 2011 - 2:12 pm

Girls’ Chris Owens Does Unreleased Stuff, Acoustically

Girls frontman Christopher Owens is a human great-song factory who churns out swoony heartripping nuggets so quickly that he never gets around to recording many…
Tom Breihan | November 1, 2011 - 4:18 pm

Girls’ Chris Owens Disses Lana Del Rey

Last week, internet fight-starter Lana Del Rey performed on the British TV show Later With Jools Holland. And Girls frontman Christopher Owens, another songwriter who…
Tom Breihan | October 18, 2011 - 9:04 am

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

We actually got a ridiculous number of strong, visually striking music videos this week: everything on this week's list is pretty much must-see. And it…
Tom Breihan | September 23, 2011 - 4:32 pm

Girls – “Honey Bunny” Video

The crowd at the 9:30 Club in D.C. last night pretty much went nuts for the opening surf-guitar sputter of Girls' souped-up single "Honey Bunny,"…
Tom Breihan | September 20, 2011 - 9:48 am

Watch Girls Nashville Record Store Broadcast

Over the weekend, Girls crammed their entire touring band, including backup singers, into the Nashville record shop Grimey's to play an in-store set. Video of…
Tom Breihan | September 19, 2011 - 9:14 am

Girls Hit Jimmy Fallon

When Girls appeared on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon last night, they had an organ player and a trio of female backing singers with them.
Tom Breihan | September 14, 2011 - 9:40 am

Girls – “Love Life”

Girls’ excellent sophomore album Father, Son, Holy Ghost is out tomorrow on True Panther. And now a bonus track from the album’s European edition is…
Tom Breihan | September 12, 2011 - 10:21 am

FYF Fest 2011 In Photos

FYF Fest, which has had issues with security and crowds in previous years, seems to have moved past those problems and evolved into a healthier,…
Corban Goble | September 6, 2011 - 4:40 pm

Girls – “Honey Bunny”

Girls’ forthcoming LP Father, Son, Holy Ghost held up pretty well during last week’s Comment Party and you’ve checked out the video for the band’s…
Corban Goble | August 23, 2011 - 3:59 pm

Girls – Father, Son, Holy Ghost Comment Party

There's a new set of Girls material to rave about. Father, Son, Holy Ghost comes on the heels of the excellent Broken Dreams Club and…
Amrit Singh | August 17, 2011 - 4:37 pm

Stereogum Monthly Mix: August 2011

We took last month off from our Monthly Mix series in favor of our midterm flashback/annual summer jams compilation Cruel Summer, which you should grab
Amrit Singh | August 9, 2011 - 10:03 am