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We Have The Facts And We’re Voting

In honor of events slightly more momentous than the leak of a new Killers song, Stereogum’s signing off for the rest of the day and urging you to take this time to make sure you vote. Emotions will be high whatever the outcome so we just hope you make the most of the deep privilege… More »

By: Amrit Singh / November 4, 2008 - 5:05 pm

TV On The Radio Bring “Dancing Choose” To Letterman’s Fire Escape

It was a tumultuous week at NY’s Ed Sullivan Theater. Bill Clinton stopped by Monday (LOL @ Chris Rock afterward) and on Wednesday John McCain canceled at the last minute because the economy exploded. The high-profile week of musical chairs was capped off with TV On The Radio & Friends’ horny, wordy “Dancing Choose,” a… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / September 27, 2008 - 2:50 pm

Van Halen’s Not Running With The GOP

Like so many bands before them, Van Halen do not approve of their music being used on the presidential campaign trail (McCain used “Right Now” as an entrance theme in Ohio this morning). “Permission was not sought or granted nor would it have been given,” says VH management. “They’re not political, they’re just rock and… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / August 29, 2008 - 5:02 pm

Choosing Presidential Running Mates (If The Candidates Were Bands, And You Were A Concert Booker)

You’ve stridently opined regarding what’s rocking Obama’s iPod. What about weightier issues, like, who should be rounding out his or McCain’s ticket? It’s still early in the Veepstakes — even the politicos aren’t close to a consensus — so NPR is conducting a predictive poll in terms we can grasp: convert the candidates into representative… More »

By: Amrit Singh / June 26, 2008 - 11:54 am

McCain Girls Do Eurythmics, Are Less Funny The Second Time

The McCain girls had their 15 MBs of fame with “Raining McCain.” We can all agree that was enough out of them. Well, all of us but for the McCain Girls. Here the trio make us not laugh much to the tune of the Eurythmics’ “Here Comes The Rain Again.”

That… More »

By: Amrit Singh / April 7, 2008 - 11:01 am

Hey Iowa, Show Us Your Caucus

We haven’t done a metric analysis to determine the size of our Iowan readership, but as a special PSA in the interest of a robust democracy: Get out there and vote! You have like ten minutes left. Maybe you Hawkeyes were reminded by Barack Obama’s new year’s day rally which doubled as Bright Eyes mini-concertMore »

By: Stereogum / January 3, 2008 - 7:17 pm