Stream Weekend Jinx

On their sophomore album Jinx, the San Francisco psych-rock trio Weekend slightly tweak the all-out blare of their debut album Sports, transforming that sound into…
Tom Breihan | July 15, 2013 - 9:43 am

Weekend – “It’s Alright”

The punishingly loud psychedelic San Francisco postpunk trio Weekend -- who are a completely different thing from the Weeknd -- are getting set to release…
Tom Breihan | June 20, 2013 - 1:49 pm


Q&A: Weekend Frontman Shaun Durkan Talks About The Turmoil That Ultimately Inspired Sophomore Album Jinx

Weekend -- the fuzzed-out noisemakers responsible for 2010’s excellent Sports -- will return this July with Jinx (a ballsy name for a sophomore album if…
T. Cole Rachel | May 16, 2013 - 2:33 pm

Monthly Mix

Stereogum Monthly Mix: April 2013

After experimenting with three formats for the Monthly Mix -- MP3 zip, Spotify playlist, Soundcloud set, etc. -- in March we finally came upon a…
Amrit Singh | April 30, 2013 - 12:30 pm

Weekend – “Mirror”

The Bay Area post-punk trio Weekend introduced themselves in full-length form with 2010's Sports, which netted them a spot on our Stereogum40 list in addition…
Amrit Singh | April 3, 2013 - 1:33 pm

Weekend – “Paradise” (Half Church Cover)

Shaun Durkan is the frontman of Bay Area fuzz-rock trio Weekend, and his father Tom used to sing for Half Church, a largely unheralded British…
Tom Breihan | November 15, 2012 - 12:09 pm


Stereogum’s 40 Best New Bands of 2011

Last year, right around the time summer turned to fall, we at Stereogum published our list of the 40 best new bands of the year.
Stereogum | September 13, 2011 - 12:26 pm

Weekend – “Hazel”

Out to reclaim their band name from those with less conventional spellings, San Francisco noise/pop group Weekend are back with colorful new material via an…
Amrit Singh | August 17, 2011 - 4:16 pm

Weekend’s “End Times” Soundtracks Dexter Season 6 Teaser

When the House Of Balloons mixtape dropped, it was important to distinguish its then-clandestine Canadian creator The Weeknd from the San Fran noise-pop group with…
Amrit Singh | June 17, 2011 - 11:32 am

Weekend – “Coma Summer”

Deep thoughts: Is a "Coma Summer" anything like a "Deadbeat Summer"? You'd think so, but not really. Noisy San Francisco post-punk trio Weekend release their…
Brandon Stosuy | September 9, 2010 - 1:06 pm