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This week’s list is necessarily going to be incomplete, since Joanna Newsom and Paul Thomas Anderson made a video for “Divers” and it’s already been pulled down from the internet. The last time these two made a video, for “Sapokanikan,” it was an instant classic. To see the new one, though, you’ll have to go… More »

It still feels like summer, but that won’t last long. We’re less than two weeks away from #PSL and before you know it we’ll be wearing flannel. It’s not a moment too soon: unless you somehow avoided all major news (and everything Donald Trump has said) recently, this summer hurt like a motherfucker. How appropriate… More »

I really didn’t think that The Most Lamentable Tragedy was ever going to happen. More than two years ago, I talked to Patrick Stickles, and he laid out the plan: A full-length rock opera and accompanying movie, one that alludes to X-Men and The Matrix while telling a sprawling epic poem about manic depression. Stickles… More »

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Titus Andronicus Share “Stranded (On My Own),” Announce 7″ Series

Titus Andronicus spent much of the past week Twitter-hyping an online "press conference" they'd be conducting live on YouTube. The press conference turned out to…
Tom Breihan | July 2, 2014 - 10:00 am

Titus Andronicus’ Patrick Stickles Defends Lily Allen, Condemns Courtney Love

Titus Andronicus frontman Patrick Stickles is an intense and outspoken individual in person, as I found out when I wrote this feature about him. But…
Tom Breihan | April 30, 2014 - 11:48 am

Hear Patrick Stickles On Marc Maron’s WTF

As I learned up close and in person last year, Titus Andronicus frontman Patrick Stickles can be a prickly, challenging interview subject, but he’s also…
Tom Breihan | January 16, 2014 - 9:34 am

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We're almost (almost!) done reflecting on the year that was, so it's time to start taking a closer look at the year that will be.
Chris DeVille | December 23, 2013 - 11:23 am

Titus Andronicus Frontman Patrick Stickles Is Washed Up, And He Knows It

Patrick Stickles does not take compliments well. That's not to say he's rude or anything. When fans approach the Titus Andronicus frontman outside the Charlottesville,…
Tom Breihan | December 18, 2013 - 9:36 am

Photos: Musicfest NW 2013

This past weekend Portland held Musicfest NW 2013, which had a pretty sweet line-up. Many of the bands playing have been doing incredible things on…
Miles Bowe | September 9, 2013 - 6:22 pm

Patrick Stickles Details Upcoming Titus Andronicus Rock Opera, Movie

For anyone who wanted something bigger than the back to basics rock of Titus Andronicus' Local Business (especially after the overwhelming ambition of The Monitor)…
Miles Bowe | September 3, 2013 - 11:17 am

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

Titus Andronicus – “I Love It” (Icona Pop Cover)

Titus Andronicus are packing in the curiosities this week. Frontman Patrick Stickles is now selling his services as a singing telegram -- although, only in…
Claire Lobenfeld | July 9, 2013 - 4:50 pm

Titus Andronicus – “Still Life With Hot Deuce And Silver Platter” Video

Local Business, the album that Titus Andronicus released last year, was a bit of a retrenchment, a return to the no-frills dude-rock that the band…
Tom Breihan | July 8, 2013 - 1:37 pm

Watch Titus Andronicus & The So So Glos Cover “No Sleep Till Brooklyn” In New Orleans

Right now, Titus Andronicus and the So So Glos are on the so-called "Bring Back The Dudes" tour, bringing sweaty and messy punk-rock singalongs to…
Tom Breihan | May 16, 2013 - 11:28 am

Watch Patrick Stickles & Diarrhea Planet Cover “Born To Run”

Earlier this month, the charmingly monikered triple-guitar Nashville punk monster Diarrhea Planet played at the Brooklyn DIY venue Shea Stadium. And at the show, their…
Tom Breihan | April 22, 2013 - 4:52 pm

Patrick Stickles (Titus Andronicus) – “Hey Tonight” (Free Energy Cover) (Stereogum Premiere)

Three years ago at SXSW, I saw Titus Andronicus and Free Energy play back-to-back. Both bands wrecked shop, but my favorite thing about the show…
Tom Breihan | February 27, 2013 - 10:14 am

Fun Fun Fun Fest: The Rest Of Our Photos: Fucked Up, Superchunk, A Place To Bury Strangers, And More

Well, the fun is officially over -- Fun Fun Fun Fest 2012 concluded yesterday with sets from Fucked Up, Japandroids, Deerhoof, Ceremony, Fang Island, Turbonegro,…
Michael Nelson | November 5, 2012 - 1:06 pm

Deconstructing: Titus Andronicus And The Possibility Of Punk Patriotism

On one wall in my apartment, I have two things hanging: On the left is a large American flag that covers most of the wall,…
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Nice job this week, video directors! There were definitely too many good videos this week. I don't know how I didn't manage to find room…
Tom Breihan | October 26, 2012 - 3:43 pm

Titus Andronicus – “In A Big City” Video

The video for "In A Big City," the rousing lead single from Titus Andronicus's not-The Monitor-but-still-great new album Local Business, depicts frontman Patrick Stickles as…
Tom Breihan | October 26, 2012 - 12:49 pm

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Local Business, the third album from conceptual and ambitious Jersey punks Titus Andronicus, might not quite reach the dizzy heights of The Monitor, their last…
Tom Breihan | October 15, 2012 - 9:44 am

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Premature Evaluation: Titus Andronicus Local Business

Titus Andronicus could really give a fuck about degree of difficulty. Here's how we know that Titus are one of our finest working bands: They…
Tom Breihan | October 9, 2012 - 12:58 pm