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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 series of big changes for the band. In addition to relocating from San Francisco to Brooklyn just after the recording of the… More »

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, for you, here is the month’s music, whittled down to its very best, via each of the aforementioned mediums, limited only… More »

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 kids we listed were probably planning out their musical ventures in their basements since they… More »

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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

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

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 | September 9, 2010 - 1:06 pm