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2015 In Review

The 50 Best Albums Of 2015

We heard it again and again in 2015: This year in music is so good that any attempt to make sense of it is going…
Stereogum | December 1, 2015 - 8:58 am

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Stereogum’s 50 Best New Bands Of 2015

Stereogum's Best New Bands list is back! After taking off last year, today we return with a rundown of the artists that have spent the…
Stereogum | October 22, 2015 - 10:00 am

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The 50 Best Albums Of 2015 So Far

The amount of great music in the past six months has been almost unfair. As in: How are we supposed to process all this? How…
Stereogum | June 16, 2015 - 11:08 am

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Viet Cong Change Name To Preoccupations

Viet Cong, the Canadian postpunk four-piece who released a great self-titled debut album last year, came under some fire because of their name, which many…
Tom Breihan | April 21, 2016 - 9:16 am

Drake, The Weeknd, Majical Cloudz, Tobias Jesso Up For Juno Awards

The Juno Awards, Canada's answer to the Grammys, announced their 2016 nominations today. And like this year's Grammy nods, the field of contenders is actually
Chris DeVille | February 2, 2016 - 4:19 pm

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Stereogum’s 50 Best New Bands Of 2015

Stereogum's Best New Bands list is back! After taking off last year, today we return with a rundown of the artists that have spent the…
Stereogum | October 22, 2015 - 10:00 am

Watch Braids, Alvvays, Viet Cong Perform, Toronto Symphony Cover Drake At Polaris Music Prize Gala

Last night was Canada's prestigious Polaris Music Prize awards. The official honor went to 74-year-old Buffy Sainte-Marie, but several other artists gave stunning performances at…
Caitlin White | September 22, 2015 - 2:51 pm

Livestream The 2015 Polaris Music Prize Gala

Every year, a bunch of Canadian music nerds get together to bestow the prestigious Polaris Music Prize upon whichever album they deem to be Canada's…
Peter Helman | September 21, 2015 - 7:40 pm

Viet Cong Are Changing Their Name

Calgary post-punk quartet Viet Cong are a really good band with a really stupid name. Back in March, a concert promoter at Oberlin College cancelled
Peter Helman | September 19, 2015 - 4:19 pm

Viet Cong – “Bunker Buster” Video

Viet Cong's self-titled debut was named Album Of The Week when it was released back in January, and it made our mid-year list of the…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 10, 2015 - 10:46 am

Photos: Pickathon 2015

Pickathon took place this past weekend at Pendarvis Farm in Oregon's Happy Valley. Ty Segall performed with Wand as a backing band, alongside Ex Hey,…
Stereogum | August 3, 2015 - 2:48 pm

Artist Portraits From Pitchfork Fest 2015

Pitchfork Festival took over Chicago's Union Park this past weekend with headlining sets from Wilco, Sleater-Kinney, and Chance The Rapper. The hours before those performances…
Stereogum | July 20, 2015 - 10:39 am

Artist Portraits From Shaky Knees 2015

Shaky Knees Festival went down in Atlanta this weekend, and we sent two photographers to capture portraits and live shots of some of the performers…
Stereogum | May 11, 2015 - 11:46 am

Viet Cong Drummer Mike Wallace Shares Photo Essay About Playing SXSW With A Broken Hand

Say what you will about Viet Cong, but the Calgary-based band's drummer Mike Wallace is one of the best that we saw at SXSW. He…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | March 25, 2015 - 4:45 pm

Photos: SXSW 2015

SXSW 2015 has come and gone. As Scott noted over the weekend, it was an altogether less corporate, less celebrity-infused, less insane experience than in…
Chris DeVille | March 23, 2015 - 2:14 pm

Viet Cong Played With A One-Armed Drummer At SXSW, Still Kicked Ass

Viet Cong's self-titled debut is the kind of album that makes references to certain musical epochs without confining itself to their particular genre conventions. The…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | March 19, 2015 - 11:35 am
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