The Faint

The Faint – “Young & Realistic” (Stereogum Premiere)

It’s been a while since we’ve heard anything from dance-punk vets the Faint, but today we're premiering "Young & Realistic," their first new song since…
Zac Gelfand | May 17, 2016 - 10:02 am

Photos: Billboard Hot 100 Festival 2015

Billboard threw its first-ever Hot 100 Festival this weekend at Long Island's Jones Beach, featuring headlining sets from the Weeknd, Skrillex, Nicki Minaj, and Justin…
Stereogum | August 24, 2015 - 11:40 am

The Faint – “Scapegoat” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

Dance-punk vets the Faint released their first album in nearly six years this past spring, the appropriately titled Doom Abuse. Their new video for "Scapegoat"
Miles Bowe | July 9, 2014 - 2:49 pm

The Faint – “Evil Voices” Video

12 years ago, Omaha synth-punkers the Faint played one of the best live shows I've ever seen, so it warms my heart that they're still…
Tom Breihan | April 18, 2014 - 9:42 am

The Faint – “Dress Code” (Stereogum Premiere)

Dance-punk OGs the Faint have a new album called Doom Abuse coming out soon, and the first two songs were as dark and punishing as…
Chris DeVille | March 25, 2014 - 12:32 pm

The Faint – “Salt My Doom”

After nearly six years without a new LP, the Faint charged back last month with a heavy, insistent single. Now there's a new one that…
Miles Bowe | March 4, 2014 - 1:52 pm

The Faint – “Help In The Head” Video

At the dawn of the new millennium, Omaha's the Faint was there for the ride as dance-punk morphed from a niche concern to the center…
Chris DeVille | February 25, 2014 - 4:09 pm

The Faint, Trust, The Casket Girls @ Fonda Theatre, Hollywood 11/18/12

Eleven years have passed since the Faint released Danse Macabre. With a deluxe remastered edition released today, the Faint have been traversing the country, playing…
Andrew Youssef | November 19, 2012 - 5:05 pm

The Faint – “Evil Voices”

10 years ago, Omaha synth-punks the Faint played one of the greatest live shows I've ever seen -- a dark and physical assault that brought…
Tom Breihan | November 16, 2012 - 10:55 am

Report & Photos From FYF Fest 2012

Ever since I was old enough to complain, my dad took great pleasure in the act of dragging my always-resistant ass to music festivals. A…
Aaron Lariviere | September 4, 2012 - 4:52 pm

Depressed Buttons – “Ow!”

Judging a band by its moniker, Depressed Buttons is an emo Fuck Buttons. Judging a band by its members, it's the new project of the…
Brandon Stosuy | November 10, 2010 - 5:52 pm

The Faint Remix of Montreal

For its official single, the Faint's Todd Fink and Jacob Thiele, aka Depressed Buttons, put a dark dance spin on Skeletal Lamping's "Our Elegant Caste."
Brandon Stosuy | June 23, 2009 - 10:10 am

New Faint Video – “The Geeks Were Right”

When we posted about "The Geeks Were Right," we decided the geeks were probably wrong about everything except sci-fi clichés and plodding pre-programmed beats. Now…
Brandon Stosuy | August 6, 2008 - 10:04 am

New Faint – “The Geeks Were Right”

The Faint's fifth full-length Fasciinatiion is out 8/5 on new imprint blank.wav. You can stream lead track "The Geeks Were Right" at their MySpace (via…
Brandon Stosuy | June 24, 2008 - 12:33 pm