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The amount of great music in the past six months has been almost unfair. As in: How are we supposed to process all this? How can we fully appreciate one major piece of work when there’s always another one coming right around the corner. And when the huge, fully-formed masterpieces are dropping from the sky… More »

This column can be hard to write when I’m not in love with any album that comes out during a particular week. But it’s a whole lot harder when I’m in love with way too many albums. This was one of those weeks. This is kind of a good problem to have, but there i… More »

The end is definitely near: The weather in NYC dropped like 20 degrees this week, and we’re all over here looking back on 2014 trying to decide if the records we loved in March still stand up in November, and if the records we loved in November will stand up in March, and all the… More »

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Deconstructing: The End Of Maxwell’s And Leaving New Jersey

Doors opened at 8, but really a few minutes past, the other week in Hoboken, and the audience -- mostly young, mostly male -- drifted…
Charlotte Murtishaw | July 31, 2013 - 11:07 am

Garbage & Screaming Females – “Because The Night” Video

'90s alt-pop professionals Garbage and Jersey basement-punk heroes Screaming Females have an unlikely bond. They toured together last year, and Scremales leader Marissa Paternoster joined…
Tom Breihan | April 17, 2013 - 3:32 pm

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Obviously, the best music-related video of the past seven days is the yelling goats remix of Taylor Swift's "I Knew You Were Trouble," and the…
Tom Breihan | February 22, 2013 - 9:35 am

Screaming Females – “Poison Arrow” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

Earlier this month, the great Jersey punk trio Screaming Females released Chalk Tape, a cassette-only EP that follows the insanely great 2012 album Ugly. "Poison
Tom Breihan | February 21, 2013 - 10:36 am

Noun – “The Weekend”

Marissa Paternoster is most popularly known as the guitarist and singer of New Brunswick punk rock trio Screaming Females. But that group is only one…
Liz Pelly | February 14, 2013 - 3:11 pm

Stereogum Monthly Mix: January 2013

By the end of last year, compiling Monthly Mixes became a sad task. Each month I'd scan in sadness, watching our strongest songs presented a…
Amrit Singh | January 31, 2013 - 10:23 am

Screaming Females – “Poison Arrow”

Last year, New Jersey punk trio Screaming Females released the Steve Albini-produced Ugly, an album I love completely and without reservation. Next month, they'll follow…
Tom Breihan | January 25, 2013 - 1:52 pm

Check Out Screaming Females’ Marissa Paternoster’s Comic Strip

Screaming Females lead singer and guitarist Marissa Paternoster has had some health problems lately in the form of a mysterious ailment that made the band…
Corban Goble | November 29, 2012 - 3:11 pm

Watch Garbage & Screaming Females’ Marissa Paternoster Cover Patti Smith

Screaming Females are on tour with Garbage -- which is a good look -- and on Tuesday night in Houston, Garbage's Shirley Manson brought out…
Corban Goble | October 12, 2012 - 3:56 pm

Screaming Females – “Leave It All Up To Me” Video (NSFW)

Screaming Females' video for "It All Means Nothing," in which bandleader Marissa Paternoster is murdered and dismembered by her bandmates, is not exactly the sort…
Tom Breihan | August 28, 2012 - 12:50 pm

Watch Screaming Females Cover Sheryl Crow

People need to stop sleeping on Sheryl Crow. Not too many people in the past two decades have come up with as many windows-down car-radio…
Tom Breihan | May 15, 2012 - 3:08 pm

Deconstructing: Screaming Females & Bridesmaids & Harmonizing Females

It took me almost a year to finally see Bridesmaids, the Kristen Wiig comedy that was hailed hyperbolically as a feminist filmic milestone because it…
Julianne Escobedo Shepherd | April 10, 2012 - 4:31 pm

Album Of The Week: Screaming Females Ugly

Seeing Screaming Females live for the first time is a head-snap-back moment; until they're actually playing in front of you, there's no way you could…
Tom Breihan | April 3, 2012 - 11:05 am

Stereogum’s 25 Most Anticipated Albums For Spring/Summer 2012

HBO's medieval drama Game Of Thrones premieres April 1, and this season's plot involves five different claims to the throne and these respective factions' ongoing…
Stereogum | March 29, 2012 - 10:32 am

Screaming Females – “Expire” (Stereogum Premiere)

Soon, the great New Jersey punk trio Screaming Females will release Ugly, their fiery new Steve Albini-produced album; check the gruesomely fun "It All Means
Tom Breihan | March 28, 2012 - 1:47 pm

Progress Report: Screaming Females

Name: Screaming Females Progress Report: New Jersey trio puts the finishing touches on Ugly, their forthcoming Steve Albini-produced full-length. Screaming Females popped…
T. Cole Rachel | March 22, 2012 - 11:49 am

Stereogum Range Life @ SXSW 3/15/12

On SXSW’s third night, we threw a party that went almost until sunrise. It was a pretty good time! Thanks to all who braved the…
Amrit Singh | March 16, 2012 - 3:24 pm

Stereogum Presents… Range Life In Austin 2012 Lineup

Around midnight on the evening of March 15th, until well after every other bar in town has stopped serving legally intoxicating beverages, the Stereogum crew…
Amrit Singh | February 28, 2012 - 9:38 am

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This week, we ran into a bit of a problem as it pertains to this list: For some reason, YouTube embed aren't rendering when we…
Tom Breihan | February 24, 2012 - 4:07 pm

Screaming Females – “It All Means Nothing”

The thrashing Jersey indie rock outfit Screaming Females will release their new record, Ugly this April. Today, they premiered that release's mid-tempo leadoff track, which…
Corban Goble | February 10, 2012 - 11:45 am