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To keep with the intimate nature of Karen O's new record, Crush Songs, she's teamed up with Sofar Sounds, a community that curates small shows in unique venues, for a series of performances around…   Read Story »
Before I get into this week's picks, allow me to point out that Jennifer Lopez and Iggy Azalea made a video for a song called "Booty." Hype Williams directed it. It is exactly what you expect it to…   Read Story »
Spike Jonze is arguably the greatest music video director of all time, but he's mostly retired from the art form. But he just made a quick exception for the Yeah Yeah Yeahs leader Karen O, who just…   Read Story »
Last night, Karen O performed her first solo album, Crush Songs, during an intimate secret show at the McKittrick Hotel (the same place they do Sleep No More, and where we've seen shows from Chvrches…   Read Story »
UPDATE: Sorry, the SoundCloud stream is UK only, but US listeners can stream at NPR. In 2006 and 2007, between the time the Yeah Yeah Yeahs released Show Your Bones and when they dropped It's…   Read Story »
Crush Songs, the collection of lo-fi bedroom songs that Yeah Yeah Yeahs leader Karen O recorded a few years ago, is coming out in a week. Until this morning, the only song we'd heard from the album…   Read Story »
Yeah Yeah Yeahs leader Karen O is going to release Crush Songs, her first-ever solo album, in a couple of months, and this morning marks the first time we get to hear anything from it. First single…   Read Story »
Karen Lee Orzolek, known to most of us as Karen O, has led the Yeah Yeah Yeahs for 14 years, but she's never released a solo album. (Her score for Spike Jonze's Where The Wild Things Are was credited…   Read Story »
N.A.S.A. and Karen O's cover of Bob Marley's "I Shot The Sheriff" first appeared in a Sonos commercial during the Grammys. Now it's got different video accompaniment: a neo-psychedelic lyric video of…   Read Story »
This year's Academy Awards ceremony is unusually relevant to us Stereogum types: Not only is the Arcade Fire up for Best Score (for the Her score, composed by Will Butler and Owen Pallett), but…   Read Story »