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In a week full of big music videos, the one that generated the most conversation was, logically enough, the one that raised the most hackles. In this case, it was Lily Allen’s big comeback clip “Hard Out Here,” in which Allen uses her big platform by using outdated catchphrases and outdated music-video cliches to address… More »

Less than six months after her tremendous debut album True Romance dropped, the young and artful UK pop singer Charli XCX gave us the first taste of her next record, a bubbly post-Spice Girls disco banger called “SuperLove.” It’s a hell of a lead single — the synth-swirling, heavily percussive Yeasayer remix we’re premiering below… More »

On a sunny day a couple of weeks ago I had the chance to sit down for a few minutes with the guys from Yeasayer to talk about their new record, Fragrant World. Maybe it was just the nice weather or everyone’s good mood, but it was hard to get too serious about much of… More »

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Bat For Lashes Returns With Two Suns

Pretty much everybody went batty for Natasha Khan's breathtaking, updated Kate Bush thing on Fur & Gold, and now the woman who wooed Thom Yorke,…
Amrit Singh | January 12, 2009 - 5:32 pm

New Goldfrapp Video – “Happiness”

Happiness is a guy pogoing down the street in white formalwear. With legs where the pogo stick should be. Will and Alison took some chances…
Amrit Singh | April 2, 2008 - 1:52 pm

Last Of Our SXSW Videos, Promise: Evangelicals, High Places, Yeasayer

SXSW is way over, and we have no intention of posting about it anymore. Except for oh yeah this last splurge of live videos that…
Amrit Singh | March 24, 2008 - 3:14 pm

SXSW: Wednesday In Photos

Welcome to our night one photo spread. Every year we forget that we can't be in every place at once ... until we wind up…
Amrit Singh | March 13, 2008 - 1:24 pm

Quit Your Day Job – SXSW Edition: Yeasayer

After I interviewed Yeasayer in November '07, they took off way beyond the low-level buzz the song "2080" was creating at that time. In the…
brandon | March 11, 2008 - 9:22 pm

Yeasayer Do La Blogothèque And Disrupt The Neighbors

Yeasayer know how to rise (and dress) to the occasion. Their national TV debut on the back of All Hour Cymbals was a smash, and…
Amrit Singh | March 10, 2008 - 11:59 am

SXSW: Wednesday Featured Showcases

You don't need us to tell you that if you want to see R.E.M. tonight you should have started lining up at Stubb's two days…
Amrit Singh | March 9, 2008 - 1:59 pm

NY Times Profiles Brooklyn’s Experimental (And Stylish) Indie Rockers

Stereogum's tag cloud hovers above The Paper Of Record today, with profiles on Brooklyn alt-rockers in Arts & Leisure and an indie rock dress-up cheat…
Stereogum | March 8, 2008 - 12:50 pm

New Yeasayer Video – “Wait For The Summer”

President’s Day is becoming a big going away party for Yeasayer. Tomorrow, they’re off to conquer Europe with their chants and yearns and hipster-hippie preaching,…
Amrit Singh | February 18, 2008 - 2:20 pm

Yeasayer Perform Conan’s “Favorite Song In A Long Time”

Yeasayer made the long commute from Brooklyn to 30 Rock on Friday night, coming armed with background singers, new agey mysticism, and let's face it,…
Amrit Singh | February 18, 2008 - 9:27 am

New Yeasayer Live Video – “Wait For The Summer”

We’ll always remember Yeasayer as the ones who taught us about the post-Kokie’s Brooklyn scene and for their jam-tastic, psych-choral live shows. Here the boys…
brandon | January 28, 2008 - 11:43 am

MTV On The 2008 Brooklyn Scene

It's no secret that Brooklyn and Manhattan are growing further apart these days, and less of a secret that the increasing divide makes for fun…
Stereogum | January 11, 2008 - 4:40 pm

British Experts Predict 2008’s Breakouts

If you really had the power of foresight, and its outer limits were the ability to predict next year's breakout music artist, in this fiscal…
Stereogum | December 21, 2007 - 12:04 pm

Quit Your Day Job: Yeasayer

This past summer Yeasayer's kid-choired "2080" made a lot of noise, oiling a few hype machines, but the quartet took their sweet old time releasing…
brandon | November 7, 2007 - 1:02 pm
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