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Lou Barlow Shares Never-Released Tres Padres Recordings

Back in 2013, Lou Barlow (of Sebadoh and Dinosaur Jr. fame) got together with Imaad Wasif and the Melvins’ Dale Crover and recorded two tracks at Dave Grohl’s 606 Studios. They would go on to name their collaboration Tres Padres, and Barlow mentioned their team-up a few times in interviews, and said that their first… More »

By: James Rettig / May 3, 2015 - 11:38 am

Grim Tower – “Reign Down” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

Stephen McBean leads the wonderfully wooly Vancouver bands Black Mountain and Pink Mountaintops, and Imaad Wasif is a psycedelically inclined singer-songwriter and a former Yeah Yeah Yeahs touring member. Both of them are Vancouver natives who now find themselves living in Los Angels, and they’ve now joined forces to form the new duo Grim Tower. More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 11, 2013 - 1:26 pm

CMJ ’09: Weekend In Photos

One last gargantuan batch of photos from an exhausting, exhaustive week of NYC showgoing. On Friday Jessica Amaya joined us at Doveman’s record release party at the Elevated Hole, a Chelsea loft owned by the Yale English Dept. chair Michael Warner. The room was a perfect foil for Doveman’s candlelit Conformist material, along with guest… More »

By: Amrit Singh / October 26, 2009 - 9:07 am

New Imaad Wasif Video – “Redeemer”

Imaad Wasif lent a hand to Lou Barlow for “Don’t Apologize” (plus Goodnight Unknown in general) and can be spotted as a touring member of Yeah Yeah Yeahs, but he’s front and center for the psychedelic Six Organs-redolent “Redeemer,” the lead track from his forthcoming solo release The Voidist. Well, in the hazy super 8… More »

By: brandon / October 1, 2009 - 10:13 am

Premature Evaluation: Yeah Yeah Yeahs – It’s Blitz!

Major questions (and complaints) about Yeah Yeah Yeahs third full-length will undoubtedly center around the prevalence of synthesizers and various electronics and seeming lack of Brian and Nick’s standard drum and guitar blazes. Icy and fuzzed analog synthesizers and skittering electronic beats do appear on It’s Blitz!, and considering the emphasis usually placed on Zinner’… More »

By: brandon / February 24, 2009 - 10:34 am

Stereogum & MyOpenBar Party Tomorrow Night

Oh cool, now you know what you’re doing tomorrow night. (If you’re around NYC, anyway — Everywhere Else, we’ll get to you soon, promise.) We’re proud to announce details on a concert collaboration with the free-booze slinging party people at We’ve called it Surround Sound because we believe in the power of alliteration. Upo… More »

By: Amrit Singh / July 16, 2008 - 6:00 pm

The ‘Gum Drop Volume XVII: Hear New Imaad Wasif, Win A Zune And Lots Of Oasis

Folks might be decking the halls and all that, but it’s always the season for giving when it come to the ‘Gum Drop. This week ex-Lowercase, Alaska!, New Folk Implosion player and Yeah Yeah Yeahs touring guitarist Imaad Wasif dropped by with the acoustic version of “Oceanic,” a tune that’ll appear 3/18 in its electric… More »

By: Stereogum / December 19, 2007 - 12:29 pm

Imaad Wasif – “Oceanic (Acoustic)”

Smartypants ex-Lowercase, Alaska!, New Folk Implosion player and Yeah Yeah Yeahs touring guitarist Imaad Wasif is set to self-release his second solo album, Strange Hexes with his new backing band, Two Part Beast, on 3/18. In anticipation, we got our hands on an acoustic demo of one of the new tracks, “Oceanic.” (You an hear… More »

By: Stereogum / December 18, 2007 - 12:36 pm