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This is the time of year when everyone gets very confused and worried about who's going to win big at the Grammys, and we are not facing down the sad likelihood that the music industry is about to…   Read Story »
Savages' Silence Yourself was one of last year's great debut albums, and the band's cold, severe aesthetic works just as well visually as it does musically. The band's live show is still the best…   Read Story »
Technological currents have carried us ever closer to cyborg status, our smartphones becoming more and more like permanent extensions of our hands. That includes at concerts, where shooting photo and…   Read Story »
Yesterday we started announcing the winners of our annual Gummy Awards -- Stereogum & Videogum's annual readers' poll -- with your Top 50 Albums Of 2013. And today, we move on to the category of Best…   Read Story »
Starting today we're rolling out the winners of the Gummy Awards, Stereogum & Videogum's annual readers' poll. Earlier this month we asked you to vote for 2013's best album, song, music video, new…   Read Story »
Earlier this year, New York Times pop critic Jon Caramanica wrote a piece about pop's Summer Of Smooth, about how many of this year's big warm-weather crossover hits were soft and breezy and…   Read Story »
Savages' great debut album Silence Yourself ends with "Marshal Dear," an uncharacteristically slow, thick, heavy gothed-out dirge of a song. It might represent the best use of saxophone and piano on…   Read Story »
Savages, who put out one of our favorite albums of this year this spring, stopped by the Wonder Ballroom in Portland last night to play through their set of volcanic post-punk, including a cover of…   Read Story »
Savages have put out a new video for Silence Yourself highlight "Husbands," and the clip is as fierce and gripping as the song itself. Cut between shots of snakes, worms, and other unpleasant…   Read Story »
Late last night/very early this morning, Sufjan Stevens took to Tumblr to lambast the type design on the cover of the critically-beloved Savages' LP Silence Yourself. In the brief post, he…   Read Story »