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Man Man have been making wonderfully eccentric rock and roll records since way back in 2004. Stylistically, they have dipped their toes into a variety of styles and genres without ever truly committing to any of them, which makes them hard to classify and — for some people — equally hard to love. They also… More »

I don’t want to bum anybody out, but summer’s almost over. With an emphasis on almost, meaning anything can still happen (aside from reclaiming that unbridled feeling of summer’s start and infinite possibilities; we’re definitely in the zone of finitude, with all its attendant reminders of our own corporeal mortality, now)! LIVE IT UP! Really. More »

There aren’t too many certainties in life, but here’s one: If you’re a rich, famous, globetrotting superstar DJ and you piss out of your mouth in your music video, that video will end up at the top of this list. There’s just no getting around it.

If, however, you’re the singer for a… More »

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No Age – “Six Pack” (Black Flag Cover) + Eel Bros (Man Man’s Honus Honus & Hot Karate’s King Cyrus) – “Hanging By The Telephone” (Nerves Cover)

Thirty Three And A Third is a new 7-inch boxset featuring covers of bands like Black Flag, the Nerves, Misfits, and Wheatus from bands like…
James Rettig | February 3, 2015 - 10:30 pm

Hear Jim James, Tim Harrington, Honus Honus, A Bunch Of Comedians, Colt Cabana, And Lil Bub Cover “The Super Bowl Shuffle”

In 1985, the Chicago Bears, on their way to a Super Bowl victory, assembled to record a ridiculous primitive rap song called "The Super Bowl
Tom Breihan | January 21, 2014 - 12:14 pm

Man Man – “Loot My Body” Video

Man Man put out On Oni Pond last year and have now shared a video for the jazzy and wild "Loot My Body." Combining animated…
Miles Bowe | January 15, 2014 - 2:46 pm

Cat Power, Zachary Cole Smith, Sky Ferreira To Play Elliott Smith Tribute Show

It feels like a swift kick to the stomach to say, but on 10/21 it will be 10 years since iconic singer/song-writer Elliott Smith passed…
Claire Lobenfeld | October 1, 2013 - 12:27 pm

Watch Man Man Make Anderson Cooper 360’s RidicuList

"End Boss," a song from Man Man's recent LP On Oni Pond, tells the story of a wolf that drinks vodka, plays billiards, eats babies,…
Chris DeVille | September 20, 2013 - 10:53 am

Stream Man Man On Oni Pond

When posting Man Man's "Head On," their first reveal from On Oni Pond, Miles took note of a quote from lead singer Honus Honus who…
Claire Lobenfeld | September 3, 2013 - 4:21 pm

Man Man – “End Boss”

Philly rock freaks Man Man have a new album called On Oni Pond coming soon, and we posted the first single "Head On" last month.
Tom Breihan | August 22, 2013 - 9:38 am

Man Man – “Head On”

The announcement of Man Man's new album, On Oni Pond, has come to us with two very revealing things. First, a quote from frontman Honus…
Miles Bowe | July 9, 2013 - 1:23 pm

Cat Martino – “I Promise” (Feat. Sufjan Stevens & Chris Powell)

Cat Martino, the singer-songwriter and former Sufjan Stevens band member, is the latest participant in "Shaking Through," a video series that documents musicians who are…
Tom Breihan | April 20, 2012 - 10:16 am

Man Man – “Pirhanas Club” Video

In the adorably awesome video for Man Man's "Pirhanas Club," a little kid responds to the beer-throwing dipshits in his neighborhood by taking inspiration from…
Tom Breihan | October 25, 2011 - 5:07 pm

Watch IIII (Members Of Deerhoof, Man Man, Soft Circle, Lichens) & Light Asylum @ Union Pool, Williamsburg 9/3/11

This past weekend, NYC presented a number of only-in-NYC type concerts to help locals feel like they did some unique shit before the summer was…
Amrit Singh | September 7, 2011 - 1:02 pm

Mister Heavenly – “Bronx Sniper”

Mister Heavenly, the side-project of Islands' Nick Thorburn, Man Man's Honus Honus, and Modest Mouse's Joe Plummer, release their debut Out Of Love next month…
brandon | July 8, 2011 - 2:52 pm

Bonnaroo 2011 Photos: Saturday

Eminem closed Bonnaroo's 3rd day, which had kicked off with hip-hop heavy hitters Lil Wayne and Big Boi in the early hours and also hosted…
Scott Lapatine | June 12, 2011 - 9:20 am

Stream Man Man Life Fantastic

We brought you a Progress Report on Man Man's fourth full-length, Life Fantastic, and we also presented the title track a few weeks back. This…
jessica | May 3, 2011 - 12:31 pm

Man Man – “Life Fantastic”

In the Man Man Progress Report I described the sprawling elegance of the title track to their upcoming album Life Fantastic, and frontman Ryan Kattner…
jessica | April 13, 2011 - 10:07 am

Progress Report: Man Man

NAME: Man Man PROGRESS REPORT: Completed work on the Mike Mogis produced Life Fantastic, due out 5/10. I’ve kept up with Man…
jessica | March 21, 2011 - 5:14 pm

Mister Heavenly – “Mister Heavenly”/”Pineapple Girl”

You got some sense of what Mister Heavenly sounds like when video of the band performing with temporary bassist Michael Cera surfaced in December. But…
jessica | January 14, 2011 - 1:59 pm
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