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Last weekend at Soldier Field in Chicago, the Grateful Dead played a series of farewell shows with Phish frontman Trey Anastasio standing in for the late Jerry Garcia. Alex Bleeker, who has covered the Dead with his bands Real Estate and the Freaks, was in attendance all three nights. We asked him to share hisMore »

This week, we got two videos that riffed on nostalgic nuggets of ’80s pop culture, and both of them came out within about an hour of each other. Both of those videos are made with charm and inventiveness and a sense of fun, and both of them are on this list. But these constant nostalgia-riff… More »

There were headliners on all three days of Coachella, as there are every year. But this year, there was really only one headliner, and that one headliner was Drake. People talked about that Drake show all weekend. People rapped Drake lyrics at each other every time there was a conversational lull, or asked strangers who… More »

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Elvis Costello’s Momofuku Is All About Cup O’ Soup, Jenny Lewis

A ways back we mentioned Elvis Costello was releasing his new album Momofuku as a vinyl LP and that a unique "digital download code" come…
brandon | April 22, 2008 - 6:18 pm
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mtvU 2007 Woodie Awards: Spank Rocked

There's a grand tradition being hatched at mtvU's Woodie Awards show. Sure, there's the live performances that come at a 50/50 mix of stuff we…
Stereogum | November 9, 2007 - 12:50 pm
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Rilo Kimmel

Jenny, Blake and the rest of the Kiley kids hit up Jimmy Kimmel last night with their Fleetwood-y "Dreamworld." Who are the extra chicks onstage?
Stereogum | September 6, 2007 - 1:45 pm
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New Rilo Kiley Video – “Silver Lining”

Mawwage ... mawwage is what bwings us togetha today. The new Rilo clip's got Jenny under the veil, then walking down the altar, then doing…
Stereogum | August 22, 2007 - 4:55 pm
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Hear Rilo Kiley’s Under The Blacklight

Rilo Kiley’s latest never leaked, but it did start streaming over at MySpace today. So fire up those blogging fingers. We haven’t spent too much
Stereogum | August 17, 2007 - 4:51 pm
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New Johnathan Rice Video – “We’re All Stuck Out In The Desert” (Plus A Cameo-Filled Press Conference)

He's just barely turned 24, but Johnathan Rice seems to have some stuff figured out for himself: major label deal, fancy friends, lauds from R.E.M.,…
Stereogum | August 15, 2007 - 1:32 pm
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New Rilo Kiley – “Silver Lining” (And Under The Blacklight Album Art) – Stereogum Premiere

Still weeks off from getting the full Under The Blacklight platter from Rilo, but there's a "Silver Lining" to ease the anticipation. Considerably less porno-funky…
Stereogum | July 25, 2007 - 1:28 pm
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Have You Seen The New Jenny Lewis Porno?

Porn auditions serve as the sleazy set-up for Rilo Kiley's 18+ clip from Under The Blacklight, out 8/21. Hit themoneymake.com, wait out nine minutes of…
Stereogum | July 1, 2007 - 10:10 pm
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The Most Connected Puppet In Indie Rock

Internet television station downtownTV.com has a cute show called Puppet Music Hall, in which some fun artists drop by to sing a tune or two…
Stereogum | March 2, 2007 - 9:45 am
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Drew Barrymore Set To Write Jenny Lewis Tunes

Here’s the thing with actors: Give ‘em a political role, soon they’re offering foreign policy suggestions off camera. (Thespian, know thy place!) And we love…
Stereogum | January 26, 2007 - 8:27 am
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New Jenny Lewis & The Watson Twins – “Fernando”

Along with “Jack Killed Mom” and an untitled tune you might’ve heard on her KCRW session, “Fernando” is one of three new songs Jenny’s added…
Scott Lapatine | October 16, 2006 - 10:50 am
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Jenny Lewis Raps

No, rilokiley.com is not streaming hip-hop a la MC Ryan Adams. But following last week’s revelation that Jenny Lewis hearts Too $hort, we took another…
Scott Lapatine | October 2, 2006 - 11:09 am
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Jenny Lewis Meets Too $hort

Great story from Pitchfork Media: Recently, Lewis went to a Justin Timberlake record release party in L.A. (“I myself was not invited, but I wa…
Scott Lapatine | September 29, 2006 - 3:18 pm
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Win Indie Rock Haute Couture

Thrift store t-shirts do a hipster make, but sometimes you want your attire to make a statement. It's natural. Dress to impress, to start a…
Amrit Singh | September 28, 2006 - 4:30 pm
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Mary Jane’s Next Dance

The second season of Weeds premieres on Showtime 8/14, and while that theme song was cute the first three times, I don't know if I…
Scott Lapatine | July 18, 2006 - 9:08 pm
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Sufjan Stevens, David Byrne, Jon Stewart Rock For Literacy

Must … get … tickets … Revenge Of The Book Eaters Beacon Theater, NYC 8/23 Sufjan Stevens David Byrne Jon Stewart John Roderick Dave Eggers…
Scott Lapatine | July 12, 2006 - 3:44 pm
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Stereogum Readers Poll: Miss Indie Rock 2005

The “indie rock hottie” poll took forever ’cause none of you spell the same way. And then I had to research who was in what…
Scott Lapatine | December 22, 2005 - 6:22 pm
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Jenny We Got Your Number

Jenny Lewis’ solo album Rabbit Fur Coat sprung a leak this holiday weekend and thankfully I’m sensing a thumbs up to her indie rock brigade’…
Scott Lapatine | November 27, 2005 - 12:22 am
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Jenny Lewis Goes Solo

Our favorite child actor turned rocker delivers Rabbit Fur Coat in January on Team Love Records (an offshoot of Saddle Creek). The Rilo Kiley/Postal Service…
Scott Lapatine | September 7, 2005 - 12:38 pm
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Last Bonnaroo Post, I Promise: Part 2

Some photos that were left out of VH1’s roundup, so ONE more Bonnaroo 2005 post (and two MP3s)… Matisyahu Meets Mike Gordon At 17, the…
Stereogum | June 18, 2005 - 9:35 pm
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