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How does the word “chillwave” make you feel in the waning weeks of 2012? If it doesn’t make you say “huh?” it probably makes you say “ugh.” We all have a different tolerance for contrived trend genres — for some, the gag reflex is triggered the moment a buzzword is coined; others got so wasted… More »

We took last month off from our Monthly Mix series in favor of our midterm flashback/annual summer jams compilation Cruel Summer, which you should grab if you haven’t. But it is a new month — the last one of Summer 2011 — so here’s a filtered recap of the month’s finest free MP3s. Use it… More »

How did you celebrate July 4th? On a rooftop BBQ listening to our summer mix? Maybe you stayed in and watched old episodes of Hoarders on Roku? Maybe I stayed in and did that. There is no way to know. But all across this great country we do know there were fireworks to be see… More »

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The ‘Gum Bowl: The Outtakes Reel

After rolling out this video series in which we met the bowlers, watched the first round of the tournament and championship match, there’s only one…
Amrit Singh | June 9, 2010 - 10:13 am
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Neon Indian – “Sleep Paralysist” Video

While this sumptuously psychedelic video for "Sleep Paralysist" looks it had a budget higher than did all the recording sessions for Neon Indian's Psychic Chasms
Amrit Singh | June 3, 2010 - 12:03 pm

Miniature Tigers – “Gold Skull” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

When we posted Miniature Tigers's Neon Indian-produced "Gold Skull," I talked up the dreaminess of the song's soft layers and high-pitched keyboards. The video's closer…
jessica | June 2, 2010 - 5:09 pm

The ‘Gum Bowl: Meeting, Greeting & Trash Talking

You’ve seen the photos from our inaugural charitable celebrity bowling tournament — now comes the even more fun part. After meeting and getting their team…
Amrit Singh | June 1, 2010 - 9:39 am
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The ‘Gum Bowl: Behind The Scenes Photos

One more tease before the awesome videos come. Yesterday you saw photos from the inaugural ‘Gun Bowl charity bowling tournament. Soon you’ll see all the…
Amrit Singh | May 27, 2010 - 1:02 pm
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The ‘Gum Bowl: Photos Of The Tournament

Imagine getting a bunch of your favorite comedians and musicians into a bowling alley, telling them they were there for a good cause, then getting…
Amrit Singh | May 26, 2010 - 6:34 pm
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Stereogum & Videogum Present: The ‘Gum Bowl

Well this oughta be fun. A few things we love: Charity, bowling, music, and comedy. What we are doing about it: Combining all of them…
Amrit Singh | May 14, 2010 - 6:07 pm
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Miniature Tigers – “Gold Skull” (Stereogum Premiere)

Miniature Tigers haven't been discussed around here much, but it seems inevitable that they would pop up: The Brooklyn-via-Phoenix band has been around since 2006,…
jessica | May 13, 2010 - 5:11 pm
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Neon Indian – “6669 (Aislyn Remix)”

Remix culture was one of the topics of conversation that didn't really make the five-minute cut from that hour-long conversation I had with Alan Palomo
Amrit Singh | May 11, 2010 - 3:01 pm
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Exposure: Peter Gabriel/Neon Indian

The video you’re about to watch is a career highlight for me. I became a Peter Gabriel fan(atic) after seeing…
Scott Lapatine | May 3, 2010 - 4:56 pm
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Neon Indian – “Psychic Chasms (BRAHMS Remix)”

Sometimes the bands make it easy on us, as is the case with quickly rising NYC new wave trio BRAHMS who, within the one week…
Amrit Singh | April 5, 2010 - 9:18 am
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Todd P’s Inaugural MtyMx Festival: A Photo Essay

[Editor's Note: The following guest post is by Ryan Muir, one of NYC's most hardworking and talented photographers. After spending the better part of five
Ryan Muir | March 26, 2010 - 3:12 pm
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SXSW 2010: The Wrap Up

We saw a bunch of bands this past week. Not every set was memorable, but there were more than enough highlights to make the stiff…
stereogum | March 23, 2010 - 11:42 am
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Neon Indian – “Sleep Paralysist”

Over the past few months, Alan Palomo, aka Neon Indian (et VEGA), went from the bedroom to Late Night television. Now he's also passed through…
brandon | March 10, 2010 - 12:32 pm
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Neon Indian – “Mind, Drips” (Summer Dregs Remix)

Alan Palomo and the rest of his Neon Indians recently delivered a "Terminally Chill"/"Ephemeral Artery" medley and some less-than-not-geeky dance moves/live guitar licks on Jimmy
brandon | February 26, 2010 - 2:59 pm
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Neon Indian’s “Terminally Chill” Inspired A Full-On Fallon Geek-Out Last Night

Added incentive for bands considering relocating from Texas to Brooklyn: If Kings Of Convenience happen to cancel their scheduled appearance on Jimmy Fallon, and Jimmy…
Amrit Singh | February 12, 2010 - 12:39 pm
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Neon Indian – “Should Have Taken Acid With You (Future Rock Remix)”

The Chicago-based live-electronic trio Future Rock use loops, synths, and an electronic drum set, among other things, when doing their usual thing. Here they slowdow…
brandon | February 10, 2010 - 1:38 pm
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Stereogum & team9 Present… MySplice 4: 2009 Mashed Up

There could not have been a more apt ID3 than that of Freelance Hellraiser's "Stroke Of Genius," the MP3 that launched this decade's most fitting…
Scott Lapatine | December 23, 2009 - 10:59 am
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