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Juliana Hatfield Rants Against The Hills

Some Girl/Blake Baby/Stereogum fave Juliana Hatfield gave Alternative Nation some albums that helped with high school, and has been playing the pay-what-you-want download game long before Radiohead championed it. Last year she released Frank Smith’s album on her own Ye Olde Records, but now she’s busy wrapping up another solo album … and checking i… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / March 26, 2008 - 1:31 pm

The Week In Show Tunes

Summer was fun etc., but we’ve been riding unreasonable levels of excitement for the fall TV season; us high culture junkies are in need of a fix. And this fall more than any other — riding the well documented successes of the Alexandra Patsavas cabal and the “‘Young Folks’ Effect”? — the shows are out… More »

By: Stereogum / September 28, 2007 - 6:38 pm

New Heidi Montag (Feat. Spencer Pratt) – “Body Language”

Throw your computer out the window … Heidi Montag wants to make a Yaz record. The question is not will you forgive us for posting the Hills villain’s new song, but will you forgive her fiancé Spencer for rapping over Yazoo’s “Situation”? More »

By: Stereogum / August 16, 2007 - 7:12 pm

Mandy Moore Covers Rihanna

“Umbrella” has been so inescapable this summer, topping charts from Canada to Croatia (seriously, Jim was just there and they play it constantly when they’re not losing your luggage). In this week’s Hills season premiere MTV strategically used Rihanna’s smash, as well as the sultry, acoustic take by YouTuber Marié Digby (take that Heidi, you… More »

By: Stereogum / August 16, 2007 - 5:54 pm