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This week’s list is necessarily going to be incomplete, since Joanna Newsom and Paul Thomas Anderson made a video for “Divers” and it’s already been pulled down from the internet. The last time these two made a video, for “Sapokanikan,” it was an instant classic. To see the new one, though, you’ll have to go… More »

Tom’s off 5 Best Videos duty this week, so I’m taking over. The last time I was tasked with arranging this list, Rihanna dropped the video for “American Oxygen” exclusively on Tidal and I speculated on whether or not it would have been worthy of inclusion if I had been able to view it. This… More »

Patrick Stickles does not take compliments well. That’s not to say he’s rude or anything. When fans approach the Titus Andronicus frontman outside the Charlottesville, Virginia bar where they’ll play tonight, he’s perfectly gracious. But when they walk away, he wonders about those compliments, about what they might mean. More »

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Titus Andronicus – “No Future Part IV: No Future Triumphant” Video

This morning, Titus Andronicus frontman Patrick Stickles made his second appearance on Marc Maron's WTF podcast. And he also shared his self-directed video for "No…
Tom Breihan | October 19, 2015 - 12:21 pm

Hear Marc Maron Interview Mikal Cronin & Titus Andronicus’ Patrick Stickles On WTF

At this point, Marc Maron is probably better at interviewing people than he’s ever been at stand-up comedy. And he’s always been open about his…
Tom Breihan | October 19, 2015 - 10:48 am

Titus Andronicus – “The Hills” (The Weeknd Cover)

As anyone who's seen Titus Andronicus live can attest, Patrick Stickles loves playing covers. Like the rest of the band's shows, these covers tend to…
Peter Helman | September 5, 2015 - 12:39 pm

Watch Ceremony Cover The Cure With Patrick Stickles In Brooklyn

Last night, Ceremony continued the tour behind their new album, The L-Shaped Man, at Brooklyn's Shea Stadium. They brought Titus Andronicus frontman Patrick Stickles --…
James Rettig | July 3, 2015 - 11:15 am

Titus Andronicus – “The Magic Morning” Short Film & “Fired Up”

At the end of the month, Titus Andronicus will release The Most Lamentable Tragedy, their massive and sprawling rock opera about manic depression. We've already…
Tom Breihan | July 1, 2015 - 12:37 pm

Watch Deer Tick And Sharon Van Etten Cover Lou Reed In Brooklyn

Providence roots-rockers Deer Tick are celebrating their 10th anniversary with a six-day residency at New York's Brooklyn Bowl, where they're sporting yellow bowling shirts and…
Peter Helman | December 29, 2014 - 2:50 pm

Titus Andronicus’ Patrick Stickles Defends Lily Allen, Condemns Courtney Love

Titus Andronicus frontman Patrick Stickles is an intense and outspoken individual in person, as I found out when I wrote this feature about him. But…
Tom Breihan | April 30, 2014 - 11:48 am

Hear Patrick Stickles On Marc Maron’s WTF

As I learned up close and in person last year, Titus Andronicus frontman Patrick Stickles can be a prickly, challenging interview subject, but he’s also…
Tom Breihan | January 16, 2014 - 9:34 am

Patrick Stickles Details Upcoming Titus Andronicus Rock Opera, Movie

For anyone who wanted something bigger than the back to basics rock of Titus Andronicus' Local Business (especially after the overwhelming ambition of The Monitor)…
Miles Bowe | September 3, 2013 - 11:17 am

Watch Patrick Stickles & Diarrhea Planet Cover “Born To Run”

Earlier this month, the charmingly monikered triple-guitar Nashville punk monster Diarrhea Planet played at the Brooklyn DIY venue Shea Stadium. And at the show, their…
Tom Breihan | April 22, 2013 - 4:52 pm

Patrick Stickles (Titus Andronicus) – “Hey Tonight” (Free Energy Cover) (Stereogum Premiere)

Three years ago at SXSW, I saw Titus Andronicus and Free Energy play back-to-back. Both bands wrecked shop, but my favorite thing about the show…
Tom Breihan | February 27, 2013 - 10:14 am

Dinowalrus – “Happy” (Feat. Patrick Stickles) (Rolling Stones Cover) (Stereogum Premiere)

For no particular reason, the Brooklyn trio Dinowalrus have corralled a buddy of theirs, Titus Andronicus frontman Patrick Stickles, into helping them out on a…
Tom Breihan | May 11, 2012 - 2:54 pm

Shut Up, Dude: The 50 Best Comments Of 2011

One billion comments! We did it! OK, we did not get a billion comments this year, but we did log more than twice as many…
Scott Lapatine | December 30, 2011 - 5:29 pm

Patrick Stickles Covers “Video Games”

The latest aboard the "Video Games" cover bandwagon is Titus Andronicus' now-beardless (!!!) Patrick Stickles, who recorded the cover in his parent's living room earlier…
Corban Goble | December 26, 2011 - 5:50 pm

Watch Patrick Stickles, Craig Finn, Tommy Ramone Cover “Bastards Of Young”

The all-star tandem of Titus Andronicus' Patrick Stickles, The Hold Steady's Craig Finn, and Tommy Ramone (along with Jesse Malin and Dave Hause) got together…
Corban Goble | November 18, 2011 - 9:00 am