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There's little about Steve Gunn that suggests he has trouble standing still. When you meet him, he's a remarkably calm and soft-spoken man. His work, usually rooted in folk traditions, can range from…   Read Story »
I saw the War On Drugs in concert Wednesday night in Columbus, and it was rad in its own right. (Who'd have thunk a pit full of kids would be moshing and crowdsurfing to "Red Eyes"? Who'd have thunk…   Read Story »
While music fans in New York are used to Red Bull Music Academy taking over the city during the month of May, it looks like fans on the West Coast will be getting a similar treatment this fall.…   Read Story »
Last year indie-rock journeyman Matt Sweeney (Chavez, Zwan, Superwolf, etc.) started hosting an online show called Guitar Moves on Noisey in which he interviewed great guitarists about playing…   Read Story »
According to WXPN, the Philadelphia mural that was commissioned for the cover of Kurt Vile's Wakin On A Pretty Daze has been defaced and painted over by a local man who said that it was "attracting…   Read Story »
Bret Easton Ellis often brings artists he enjoys onto his podcast for wide-ranging discussions. Beginning with Kanye, and following that with others including Matt Berninger and Ezra Koenig, Ellis'…   Read Story »
Per Facebook, "RocKwiz is Australia‚Äôs premier live music trivia quiz TV program featuring an entertaining mix of celebrities, chat, music, and comedy." On Monday, that mix included Kurt Vile and…   Read Story »
Last month, Philly shoegaze badasses Nothing ripped a hole in the universe with their album Guilty Of Everything. In the new video for the heavy-as-anything album track "Bent Nail," the band rocks…   Read Story »
Oh, what a Gummy Awards it's been! As Stereogum and Videogum's readers poll has rolled on, we've seen your picks for 2013's best albums, new bands, music videos, TV shows, movies, and viral videos.…   Read Story »
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…   Read Story »