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2015 In Review

The 50 Best Metal Albums Of 2015

If we're just talking about the music -- and isn't that, like, the thing we're talking about here? -- then 2015 was a great year…
Michael Nelson | December 10, 2015 - 10:20 am

2015 In Review

Stereogum’s 80 Favorite Songs Of 2015

One of music's finest qualities is that, for all its unifying power, it strikes different people in radically different ways. There is value in recognizing…
Stereogum | December 9, 2015 - 11:51 am

List

Stereogum’s 50 Best New Bands Of 2015

Stereogum's Best New Bands list is back! After taking off last year, today we return with a rundown of the artists that have spent the…
Stereogum | October 22, 2015 - 10:00 am

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2015 In Review

Stereogum’s 80 Favorite Songs Of 2015

One of music's finest qualities is that, for all its unifying power, it strikes different people in radically different ways. There is value in recognizing…
Stereogum | December 9, 2015 - 11:51 am

Myrkur – “Den Lille Piges Død (The Little Girl’s Death)”

Many artists use Adult Swim's singles series to debut material from an upcoming album, but Amelie Bruun's majestic black metal project Myrkur just released its…
Chris DeVille | September 21, 2015 - 1:40 pm

Stream Myrkur M

Last year, a mysterious Danish woman who called herself Myrkur caused a stir when she released a powerful self-titled EP full of evocative, atmospheric black…
Tom Breihan | August 17, 2015 - 12:24 pm

Myrkur – “Skøgen Skulle Dø”

Myrkur's first full-length album, M, is coming out next month, but I've already written a whole bunch about the thing: here and here and here
Michael Nelson | July 20, 2015 - 12:54 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The week began on, like, Tuesday with the launch of Apple Music and it pretty much ended on Thursday because of the three-day weekend, and…
Stereogum | July 3, 2015 - 2:40 pm

The Black Market

The Black Market – The Month In Metal: June 2015

June was not especially kind to big-name metal bands. Its brightest moment for such acts came courtesy of Iron Maiden, who announced the impending release
Doug Moore | June 30, 2015 - 11:52 am

Myrkur – “Onde Børn” Video

I wrote a little bit about Myrkur's upcoming full-length debut, M, at the beginning of this month, when we heard its lead single, "Hævnen." At…
Michael Nelson | June 29, 2015 - 12:06 pm

Adult Swim Announces 2015 Singles Series With Danny Brown, Chromatics, Run The Jewels, FlyLo, Sia x SOPHIE, & More

Adult Swim's annual singles series is back for the sixth time starting next week, and as usual the Cartoon Network offshoot has rounded up an…
Chris DeVille | June 5, 2015 - 12:01 pm

Myrkur – “Hævnen”

Myrkur's forthcoming debut LP has been one of my most-anticipated records of 2015 based on (A) her excellent 2014 self-titled EP, and (B) the news
Michael Nelson | June 2, 2015 - 12:38 pm

The Black Market

The Black Market: The Month In Metal – January 2015

Coming into the new year, the five guys who curate the Black Market -- Ian Chainey, Aaron Lariviere, Wyatt Marshall, Doug Moore, and me --…
Michael Nelson | January 28, 2015 - 12:39 pm

Myrkur – “Nattens Barn” Video

Lately, Relapse Records has caused a minor shitstorm in the underground-metal community by signing Myrkur, an anonymous one-woman atmospheric black metal project, and by helping…
Tom Breihan | September 23, 2014 - 10:45 am

Myrkur – “Latvian Fegurð”

In last month's Black Market, I wrote a long essay about how metal bands catfish their fans -- and how metal fans are especially apt…
Michael Nelson | August 5, 2014 - 5:01 pm

The Black Market

The Black Market: The Month In Metal – July 2014

If you watch MTV's Catfish -- and admit it, you do -- you've surely experienced a particular reaction to each episode's respective narrative as it…
Michael Nelson | July 30, 2014 - 1:29 pm
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