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Vampire Weekend have a new album forthcoming, Modern Vampires, out May 7 in the U.S. and May 6 in the U.K. via XL Recordings. In advance of its release, the band played SXSW, debuting new songs from…   Read Story »
Our SXSW 2013 coverage continues with a detailed report from that FADER Fort show that brought us Future, T.I., and of course, Usher + Sinkane + The Afghan Whigs. Jump in: Disclosure @ FADER Fort…   Read Story »
For an afternoon, Stereogum got the keys to the Hype Hotel, bringing at all-over-the-place lineup of performers to the cavernous space. Bleeding Rainbow opened things up early on, admirably wailing…   Read Story »
Major Lazer's 2012 album Free The Universe featured a collaboration with Amber Coffman of the Dirty Projectors, "Get Free." At this year's SXSW both Coffman and Major Lazer finally performed the song…   Read Story »
We'll have more on this when we post our SXSW roundup for last night, since your entire Stereogum staff was on hand for it, but something strange and amazing happened last night at the FADER Fort.…   Read Story »
Our SXSW 2013 coverage continues below, with Rhye, Autre Ne Veut, Savages, Pissed Jeans, Solange, Parquet Courts, and so many other bands you may or may not care about. Only one way to know for sure!…   Read Story »
Brooklyn dream-poppers DIIV are among the many, many buzzed-about bands playing about 52 shows apiece in Austin this week for SXSW. And they're probably not the only ones who aren't happy about this…   Read Story »
Stereogum's recaps and photos from SXSW continue... Encrust @ Mohawk Outdoor (PITCHFORK/SHOW NO MERCY), 12:30PM The Show No Mercy showcase at House Of Vans (aka Mohawk) started early. Like,…   Read Story »
Last night, after sets from Nick Cave and Café Tacvba, Yeah Yeah Yeahs played to a rapt audience at Stubb's outdoor stage for NPR's SXSW showcase. Sporting a bedazzled, bright yellow suit, one neon…   Read Story »
The 'Gum crew got into Austin last night and made the most of SXSW Music's slow ramp-up into full on noise-overwhelming-the-signal mode. The options were limited, but with deep lineups: Viceland and…   Read Story »