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The Cribs Do “Be Safe” With Lee Ranaldo, Cover Replacements Without Him

All in Brooklyn. This past Thursday, Lee Ranaldo joined UK buzzers the Cribs onstage at the Music Hall of Williamsburg, recreating his King Missile contribution to "Be Safe." He'd tried to collaborate with the lads on the song last summer at the Mercury Lounge before illness struck, but this was the first time the… More »

By: brandon / March 24, 2008

Stereogum’s Texas Music Trivia – Round 2

In addition to shooting a ton of performances in Austin last week, we subjected many of our favorite acts to Texas music trivia. You saw part one. In this follow-up, we test the smarts of Islands, My Brightest Diamond, Peter Morén, The Cribs, YACHT, and others. Shea Hess lends a hand as our… More »

By: Stereogum / March 19, 2008

SXSW: Saturday In Photos

This is it everybody, the last photo post of SXSW '08. That means it's time for our superlatives, so welcome to our list of the SXSW 2008 Top Five. These are the bands who delivered sets we could not stop talking about, to friends, to strangers on planes, to people in line for cabs. More »

By: Amrit Singh / March 17, 2008

New Cribs – “I’m A Realist (Postal Service Remix)”

The Brothers Jarman take a break from their apparent quest to make a video for every song from their great Men's Needs, Women's Needs, Whatever long enough to have someone do a remix of latest single "I'm A Realist." But not just any "someone": this comes from Laptop For Cutie… More »

By: Amrit Singh / February 27, 2008

New Cribs Videos – “Don’t You Wanna Be Relevant?” & “Our Bovine Public”

The brothers Jarman got censored for their "Men's Needs" and flickered black 'n' white against a wall for "Moving Pictures." Now, following the cartoon footsteps of other recent animated videos and bands, the Cribs go Gorillaz, rocking and decomposing living dead-style for "Don't You Wanna Be Relevant?" We ask ourselves that… More »

By: Stereogum / October 18, 2007

Lollapalooza ’07: Sunday In Photos

Sometimes you have great intentions of diligence and punctuality, and sometimes your airline decides to be late, sloppy, and in love with sitting on the runway. The terra blue chips and (congratulations!) 36 channels of DirectTV didn't quite make up for it, but still -- we're back safe from Lolla, and now that you have… More »

By: Stereogum / August 7, 2007

The Cribs – Men’s Needs, Women’s Needs, Whatever

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By: Stereogum / July 5, 2007

New Cribs Video – “Moving Pictures”

The bloody brothers of Cribs may surprise you with LP number three, and if you haven't given Men's Needs, Women's Needs, Whatever a chance, change that; tracks like "Bovine Public" and "Girls Like Mystery" capture Kapranos's stellar production in under-three-minute polished pop bursts, helping the Jarmans turn out their best effort yet. "Moving Pictures"… More »

By: Stereogum / July 5, 2007

New Cribs Video – “Men’s Needs”

Alex Kapranos takes a production credit on the next one from Wakefield sibling trio the Cribs, and his Franzy feel is in the mix for this track, set to a yellow-green screen non-contest video. Not surprisingly, blood is spilled. And it's a true feat of concentration on the Cribs' part; lest ye think that… More »

By: Stereogum / April 14, 2007

CMJ Wednesday Wrap-Up

Wednesdays offer slim pickings during CMJ week. But Jeff and I caught plenty of memorable gigs on Day One. I'm living it up until Friday, 'cause that's when I leave for my bachelor party (Vegas, baby ... I've never been). Don't worry, though -- Jed and Jim will be taking over concert coverage… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / September 15, 2005
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