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Go go Gossip girl. Beth Ditto is the first bird to top NME’s annual “Cool List.” The Brit rag’s 2005 countdown placed Alex Turner at #1; the Arctic Monkey’s dropped 31 points (the science behind this is complicated). But don’t feel bad for him. Last year’s third place, Kanye West, is off the list entirely. More »

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Gossip – “Move In The Right Direction” Video

Today, the celebrated dance-rock crew Gossip releases its new album A Joyful Noise. And it's also the day they drop the new video for "Move…
Tom Breihan | May 22, 2012 - 3:40 pm
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Gossip – “Perfect World” Video

"Perfect World" is the anthemically dancey first single from A Joyful Noise, the forthcoming album from the crazy-popular disco-rock trio Gossip. The song's video start…
Tom Breihan | April 5, 2012 - 10:57 am
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Gossip – “Perfect World”

Feminist blues-punk veterans Gossip's last album was the decidedly disco 2009 effort Music For Men. They'll return in May with the new LP A Joyful
Tom Breihan | March 13, 2012 - 2:34 pm
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Blessure Grave – “An Open Door” Video

We last heard from Blessure Grave regarding their "Stranger In The House" video in June, but it feels more fitting to discuss the San Diego…
brandon | October 21, 2010 - 4:26 pm
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Bonnaroo 2010: Friday In Photos & Videos

We're live tweeting and shooting everything 'Roo at stereogum.com/bonnaroo. Here's the best of Friday...
Erika | June 12, 2010 - 7:09 pm
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Coachella 2010: Die Antwoord, Major Lazer, Flying Lotus

On Friday, James Murphy dedicated "Losing My Edge" to Gil Scott-Heron. For the rest of the weekend, everyone should be covering "Communication Breakdown" and dedicating…
Amrit Singh | April 18, 2010 - 6:01 pm
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Stereogum & team9 Present… MySplice 4: 2009 Mashed Up

There could not have been a more apt ID3 than that of Freelance Hellraiser's "Stroke Of Genius," the MP3 that launched this decade's most fitting…
Scott Lapatine | December 23, 2009 - 10:59 am
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Speech Debelle Wins 2009 Mercury Prize

Just today people were talking about big money bets coming in for Speech Debelle to win the Mercury Prize, and what do you know, the…
Amrit Singh | September 8, 2009 - 5:37 pm
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Reading & Leeds Festivals 2009 In Photos

This past weekend, bill-sharing fellows Reading and Leeds were tasked with distracting a nation still reeling from the death of its Oasis. Their secret weapo…
Scott Lapatine | August 31, 2009 - 12:40 am
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New Simian Mobile Disco (Feat. Beth Ditto) – “Cruel Intentions”

"Cruel Intentions" is Simian Mobile Disco's Temporary Pleasure dance track with the Gossip's Beth Ditto. Just a few days ago we heard the duo go…
brandon | August 4, 2009 - 4:40 pm
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New Gossip Video – “Love Long Distance”

The Gossip’s “Heavy Cross” video came complete with sparkly outfits and shadowy modern dancers. This time the outfits are more shiny than sparkly and the…
brandon | July 31, 2009 - 5:26 pm
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Capitol Hill Block Party 2009 In Photos

This past weekend, Seattle roped off a couple of blocks on Pike Street to host the Capitol Hill Block Party, inviting everyone from Sonic Youth…
Amrit Singh | July 27, 2009 - 4:23 pm
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New Gossip Video – “Heavy Cross”

When we posted the Hannah Blilie-centric Music For Men album art, a few folks thought it didn't feature enough Beth Ditto. The trio more tha…
brandon | June 15, 2009 - 10:27 am
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New Gossip – “Dimestore Diamond”

We’ve heard the Rick Rubin-produced Gossip carry a “Heavy Cross,” but this new, plodding Music For Men track feels like the real burden. Maybe it’…
brandon | June 4, 2009 - 9:46 am

The Gossip’s Music For Men Album Art

When posting the Gossip's "Heavy Cross," we suggested the trio's Rick Rubin-produced fourth album Music For Men had its own heavy cross to bear, i.e.
brandon | May 11, 2009 - 10:04 am
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New Gossip – “Heavy Cross”

Rick Rubin couldn't save the music business. So let's see what he can do for the Gossip. The blog-sanctioned arm of daceable punk has bee…
Amrit Singh | April 27, 2009 - 2:08 pm
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New Gossip – “1,000 Things” (Demo)

The Gossip help us celebrate “the gorgeousness and subtle doom of the fall” with late-night, smoky “1000 Things.” Guitarist/Grouper fan Brace Paine adds “there will…
brandon | October 27, 2008 - 12:17 pm
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MTV Lets Us Know Portland Has Bands, Basements, Rain, Trees

Echoing Slate's out-of-date Portland exposé from this past fall, MTV's followed the momentum of their Brooklyn 2008 piece with a feature on PDX. What we…
brandon | July 16, 2008 - 3:43 pm
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Various Artists – Radio 1 Established 1967

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Stereogum | October 2, 2007 - 2:51 pm

Amanda Palmer, Beth Ditto, And A Puppet Cover Radiohead

The Gossip and the Dresden Dolls both performed during the True Colors tour stop at Radio City in NYC Monday night, but this Palmer/Ditto duet…
Stereogum | June 19, 2007 - 3:09 pm
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