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From star-studded guest lists to an audible influence on several generations of bands, Radiohead’s fan base has always included quite a few of their fellow rock stars. We polled dozens of notable musicians about their favorite Radiohead songs, and this is how they responded. More »

Now that December is upon us, publications are starting to roll out their year-end lists. In the preface to our own countdown of the year’s best albums, we noted how subjective that pursuit is, but there is a more objective way to determine what music ruled 2014: cold hard facts. And what do you know,… More »

The literary giant Alexis Krauss said it best: It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. From big-budget campaigns to no-budget crowdfunding, the haves and have-nots alike made selling albums an art unto itself this year, staving off the format’s impending extinction for now and turning music fandom into an exceptionally… More »

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Grizzly Bear Play The Lottery

After soundtracking the Volkswagen Superbowl "Punchdub" ad with "Two Weeks," Grizzly Bear's given a new song to the Washington State Lotto. The 60-second spot was…
brandon | April 26, 2010 - 10:27 am

Grizzly Bear Soundtrack Volkswagon “Punchdub” Super Bowl Ad

Yep, that was “Two Weeks” you heard during the ad where Stevie Wonder hard-knock punched Tracy Morgan, Slug Bug style. But who were the old…
Amrit Singh | February 8, 2010 - 9:35 am

Jamie Lidell – “Compass”

Last time we saw Jamie Lidell, he was helping Beck (and Feist, some Wilco folks) reinterpret Skip Spence's Oar. The favor's been returned: Beck, Feist,…
brandon | February 8, 2010 - 9:13 am

Grizzly Bear Cover Hot Chip

Australia's Triple J has a good thing going with the segment it's dubbed Like A Version, semi-regularly coaxing artists to record an exclusive cover for…
Amrit Singh | January 22, 2010 - 9:40 am

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

The 12 Best Late Night TV Performances Of 2009

It was a tumultuous year for late night laffs, with Jimmy Fallon joining the fray, Conan taking over Tonight only to find awful Leno sink…
Amrit Singh | December 21, 2009 - 6:48 pm

New Notwist – “Come In”

The German ambient pop crew’s “Come In,” not a Palace Brothers cover, offers an intimate, warmly downcast entreaty over metallic percussion, electronic beats, and strings.
brandon | December 15, 2009 - 9:30 am

Neon Indian Remixes Grizzly Bear

Alan Palomo gets bonus points for titling one of his "Cheerleader" remixes "Sega Genesis P-Orridge." It's lighter fare than the sunniest Throbbing Gristle, but the…
brandon | November 30, 2009 - 2:08 pm

Grizzly Bear Remix The Notwist

We first heard the German ambient crew’s “Boneless” over 18 months ago, and its single came with a Panda Bear remix. Grizzly Bear’s take on…
Scott Lapatine | November 25, 2009 - 11:38 am

St. Vincent And Daniel Rossen “Party” In Switzerland

It's been an eventful tour for Grizzly Bear, what with a tour bus accident that stranded half the band in Austria while the other half…
Amrit Singh | November 18, 2009 - 11:15 am

NYMag’s 40 Songs That Define The Brooklyn Sound

Welcome to your music meme of the week. Turns out there are bands in Williamsburg, and New York is all over it. It's far from…
Amrit Singh | November 10, 2009 - 9:38 am

New Grizzly Bear Video – “Ready, Able”

Grizzly Bear's Amazon-approved Veckatimst has birthed another aesthetically appealing video. (At the beginning of September it was Sean Pecknold's fencing vignettes for "While You Wait
brandon | November 6, 2009 - 12:13 pm

Watch Grizzly Bear With The London Symphony Orchestra

The same night the Dessner brothers closed their three-day orchestral stand at BAM, Grizzly Bear performed a Halloween one-off with LSO at Barbican, UK. Watch…
brandon | November 2, 2009 - 9:09 am

Grizzly Bear/Beach House @ Hollywood Palladium, LA 10/20/09

Tonight Grizzly Bear wrap up their five-month US tour with a sold-out Solana Beach gig before heading to Europe with St. Vincent. Yesterday we showed…
Scott Lapatine | October 21, 2009 - 1:42 pm

Treasure Island Fest 2009 In Photos

This past Saturday and Sunday was the third annual Treasure Island Festival, on San Francisco’s Treasure Island. We sent Josh Bis to capture the weekend…
Amrit Singh | October 20, 2009 - 9:31 am

New Cant (Grizzly Bear’s Chris Taylor) – “Ghosts”

We were recently introduced to Chris Taylor's new label with Ethan Silverman, Terrible Records, via its first release Acrylics earlier this month. CT takes a…
Amrit Singh | October 13, 2009 - 12:48 pm

Grizzly Bear Bring “Two Weeks” To Conan, Announce Deluxe Veckatimst

The last time Grizzly Bear visited Conan, the Tonight Show host was still doing his show out of NYC and the band was just starting…
Amrit Singh | October 13, 2009 - 9:21 am

ZOMG New Moon Soundtrack Leaked

While Death Cab and Annie Clark talk up their New Moon contributions, Thom Yorke has remained suspiciously mum. We can only assume he is a…
Scott Lapatine | October 11, 2009 - 3:11 pm

2009 mtvU Woodie Award Nominations: Animal Collective Vs. 3OH!3

mtvU is the college-dorm targeted branch of Viacom's pop-cultural giving tree. While most of its boughs are wilting when it comes to recognizing relevant music,…
Amrit Singh | October 6, 2009 - 10:22 am

Austin City Limits 2009 In Photos

There was dust, rain, then mud. There was Eddie Vedder, sitting in with Kings Of Leon and calling Perry Farrell up onstage with Pearl Jam…
Amrit Singh | October 5, 2009 - 1:51 pm
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