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We published our 50 Best New Bands of 2015 list this week, which is exciting! We love to debate things here at the ‘Gum, and putting together that thing took a lot of back-and-forth emailing and maybe even a few IRL conversations. The best songs of the week this time around doesn’t boast any “new”… More »

There seems to be a bit of aggression in the air this week. Maybe the advent of spring has everyone a bit antsy — certainly the artists who make up our 5 Best Songs Of The Week seem to feel that way. Nicki Minaj continued growling her way toward her new album, while Savages engaged… More »

A quick word about Flying Lotus’s “Phantasm” video and videos like it: That’s a really good video! Many of the videos like it are good, too! But it’s not on the list this week, and neither are any of those. There’s definitely, absolutely a place for abstract, non-representational music videos, videos about wandering freaky aliens… More »

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Julian Casablancas & Jehnny Beth Collaboration Is A Danish Punk Cover Out Next Month

Back in 1983, the Danish punk band Sort Sol (AKA Sods) released Dagger & Guitar. The album featured a Lydia Lunch collaboration alternately titled "Boy/Girl"…
Chris DeVille | November 25, 2015 - 2:39 pm

Savages – “T.I.W.Y.G.”

Savages' first Adore Life single "The Answer" fiercely posited that "Love is the answer!" Follow-up single "T.I.W.Y.G." continues that theme, Jehnny Beth angrily insisting "This…
Chris DeVille | November 17, 2015 - 12:05 pm

Savages – “The Answer” Video & Adore Life Details

Well, here's the best fucking news I've gotten to report in a while: The great British postpunk band Savages have recorded the follow-up to their…
Tom Breihan | October 21, 2015 - 8:39 am

Tindersticks – “We Are Dreamers!” (Feat. Savages’ Jehnny Beth) Video

Tindersticks, the long-running dark-and-stormy British rock project, have just announced plans to release The Waiting Room, their tenth album. The new LP will have appearances…
Tom Breihan | September 22, 2015 - 11:57 am

12 Memorable Moments From FYF Fest 2015

FYF is a weird festival. Tucked away at LA’s Exposition Park, tucked away towards the end of the summer—this isn’t one of the big blockbuster…
Ryan Leas | August 24, 2015 - 2:18 pm

Kite Base – “Dadum” Video

Savages bassist Ayşe Hassan has a new side project called Kite Base, a duo that also features fellow bassist Kendra Frost. "Dadum," the band's first…
Tom Breihan | August 24, 2015 - 11:43 am

Banksy Announces Dismaland “Bemusement Park” With Run The Jewels, Savages, Massive Attack, & More

Banksy's latest art installation will take the form of an amusement park -- dubbed the Dismaland "bemusement park" -- in Weston, England. The exhibition will…
James Rettig | August 20, 2015 - 10:42 am

Watch A Trailer For Savages’ New Album, Narrated By Henry Rollins

"Her movements were all so fast, no one had time to decide what was happening." These words, read by Henry Rollins, are from Phyllis Rose's…
Chris DeVille | August 19, 2015 - 10:44 am

Kite Base – “Dadum” (Stereogum Premiere)

When not lending low-end to Savages' lockstep post-punk attack, Ayşe Hassan teams with fellow bassist Kendra Frost as Kite Base. As demonstrated on early single…
Chris DeVille | August 3, 2015 - 8:25 am

Photos: NorthSide Festival (Denmark) 2015

Not to be confused with Brooklyn’s Northside Festival, Denmark’s NorthSide Festival (note the capitalization!) takes place ever June in Aarhaus Denmark, and the fest celebrated…
Stereogum | June 19, 2015 - 11:14 am

Watch Jamie xx Play Seth Meyers With Romy, Jehnny Beth, Caroline Polachek, More

Jamie xx released his solo masterpiece In Colour earlier this month, and one of its high points is "Loud Places," the bittersweet disco banger that…
Tom Breihan | June 16, 2015 - 8:49 am

Julian Casablancas Working On New Strokes Songs, Collaboration With Savages’ Jehnny Beth

Today Noisey published an extensive cover story on Julian Casablancas, frontman of the Strokes and Julian Casablancas + The Voidz, as well as a solo…
Caitlin White | April 13, 2015 - 2:46 pm

Watch Savages Debut “Adore” In NYC

London quartet Savages debuted a new song at the end of January when they played Mercury Lounge in New York, but video of the track…
Caitlin White | March 13, 2015 - 12:08 pm

Stream Bo Ningen & Savages Words To The Blind

Last year, Jehnny Beth, frontwoman for the great British postpunk band Savages, sang on "CC," a song from the experimental Japanese psych-rockers Bo Ningen. And…
Tom Breihan | November 10, 2014 - 3:44 pm

Bo Ningen – “CC” (Feat. Jehnny Beth) Video

British postpunkers Savages recently got together with the Japenese heavy psych band Bo Ningen to record the forthcoming Words To The Blind, a single-track 37-minute…
Tom Breihan | October 14, 2014 - 11:43 am

Savages’ Jehnny Beth Rails Against Rock Festivals’ Class System

As maybe the most exciting new rock band to come along last year, Savages played a busy festival-based touring schedule last year. And since this…
Tom Breihan | August 26, 2014 - 10:36 am

Watch A Trailer For The Savages & Bo Ningen Album, Which Is One 37-Minute Track

Savages and Japanese acid rock band Bo Ningen are getting together for a collaborative album called Words To The Blind. The album is a single…
James Rettig | August 19, 2014 - 11:12 am
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