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NAME: Marnie Stern PROGRESS REPORT: Waiting for the release of her third full-length album, recorded at Retrofit Recording in Sacramento, CA. Knitting. Marnie Stern's knitting is an important…   Read Story »
Ascendant indie guitar dudes Surfer Blood maybe be off and running on a massive tour supporting their ace debut Astro Coast (tour dates at the bottom of this post), but clearly they'll always carry…   Read Story »
On Friday night, the Smashing Pumpkin took a break from rehearsals to join Mavis Staples at WTTW's Chicago Tonight 25th Anniversary Benefit. The pair sang "For What It's Worth," "Will The Circle Be…   Read Story »
I'm not the only one at Stereogum who goes out to see live music, but I'm the one who goes out to see the most live music. And then I'm the one who sits around anally cataloging and indexing it in…   Read Story »
Last week Marnie Stern announced that she'd setup a kissing both (with her as the kissed) at her two weekend shows with Gang Gang Dance in San Francisco and Los Angeles. (That's what she was in…   Read Story »
Marnie Stern's "Don't Stop Believin'" cover could also work as a soundtrack for "Ruler"'s Rocky. Instead of Philadelphia, we get an egged-up Stern waking up at 4AM in NYC to run stairs, chase a…   Read Story »
It's fitting that Perpetua came upon this, since it was his great interview with Marnie that framed its significance: until now, the ruler of the CMJ '08, Ms. Marnie Stern, has never learned someone…   Read Story »
The crew here managed to fly through some 70+ sets of music last week, and boy is our abilty-to-wade-through-the-sadness-that's-passing-for-buzzed-up-indie-rock tired. There's a very scientific…   Read Story »
The crapshoot buffet of 25 minute sets from overextended bands is now closed, thanks. When you're out all day and all night, you encounter lots -- some undercooked and unpalatable flller, some that's…   Read Story »
We got a late start in inaugurating the new Studio at Webster Hall, but it was worth the wait. Scheduled for midnight to 4AM, our CMJ kick-off party ran about an hour behind schedule, but even at…   Read Story »