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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 something more precise and…   Read Story »
The punishingly loud psychedelic San Francisco postpunk trio Weekend -- who are a completely different thing from the Weeknd -- are getting set to release the cleverly titled sophomore album Jinx.…   Read Story »
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 there ever was one). The record reflects a…   Read Story »
After experimenting with three formats for the Monthly Mix -- MP3 zip, Spotify playlist, Soundcloud set, etc. -- in March we finally came upon a solution that pleased everyone: all of them. And so,…   Read Story »
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 to the far more meaningful pop cultural…   Read Story »
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 postpunk band who only got around to releasing on EP and…   Read Story »
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. The idea of a "new" band is a pretty nebulous one, since many of the…   Read Story »
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 EP titled Red and its lead single "Hazel."…   Read Story »
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 a similar, albeit conventionally…   Read Story »
The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart, who describe themselves as "pop" and whose favorite sexual position is "any," played the Echoplex in Los Angeles last night. Support came from Sonny & The…   Read Story »