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Earlier this year, New York Times pop critic Jon Caramanica wrote a piece about pop’s Summer Of Smooth, about how many of this year’s big warm-weather crossover hits were soft and breezy and immaculately produced and comforting pieces of throwbacky, slick pseudo-R&B. Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” drove the narrative, but it also encompassed Bruno Mar… More »

It’s been a long and crazy week over here, and the number of worthy nominations for our 5 Best Songs Of The Week far exceeded the number of slots contained by such a format. I mean, Nothing Was The Same has 13 tracks! How the hell do we fit that into a list of 5? More »

This week we heard two major rap releases from each primary coastal city: Earl Sweatshirt’s Doris representing L.A., and New York showing up via A$AP Ferg’s Trap Lord, but the mainstay of the rap conversation was Kendrick Lamar claiming territory over both on Big Sean’s “Control.” That certainly made the cut this week, along with… More »

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Yuck – “Hold Me Closer”

Despite the departure of their former frontman, Yuck have being going strong these past two years. The British fuzz-rockers came back with one of our…
Lisa Brown | July 8, 2015 - 4:01 pm

Yuck – “Southern Skies” Video & Southern Skies Stream

Yuck's surprise Southern Skies EP already yielded the drifting "Athena" and the driving "Another One," both of which continued the band's mastery of shoegaze-inflected '90…
Chris DeVille | April 16, 2014 - 1:43 pm

Yuck – “Another One”

After coming back strong with their sophomore album Glow & Behold last year, British indie-fuzz revivalists Yuck are already making plans to follow it u…
Tom Breihan | February 19, 2014 - 1:46 pm

Yuck – “Athena”

Last year, Yuck overcame the loss of a frontman, became a trio, and released Glow & Behold, one of our favorite albums of the year.
Tom Breihan | January 30, 2014 - 12:43 pm

Yuck – “Somewhere” Video

2013 is the year that British fuzz-rockers Yuck lost their frontman and still released Glow & Behold, one of our favorite albums of the year.
Tom Breihan | December 26, 2013 - 10:08 am

Yuck – “Lose My Breath” Video

When I heard "Lose My Breath" from Yuck's Glow & Behold -- one of the year's best albums, mind you -- I didn't picture impossibly…
Chris DeVille | December 17, 2013 - 5:19 pm

Yuck – “Lose My Breath” Video

Yuck recovered from losing their frontman earlier this year by bouncing back quickly with a new and fantastic sophomore album. Now they've released the video…
Miles Bowe | November 7, 2013 - 10:33 am

Stream Yuck Glow & Behold

It’s been a tumultuous year for the young British indie-fuzz darlings Yuck, who are essentially a different band now that frontman Daniel Blumberg has left…
Tom Breihan | September 24, 2013 - 11:08 am

Yuck – “Memorial Fields”

Yuck's forthcoming Glow & Behold is the indie shoegaze band's second album and first without Daniel Blumberg. Following "Middle Sea" and "Rebirth" -- both great…
Scott Lapatine | September 24, 2013 - 10:12 am

Yuck – “Middle Sea” Video

The newly frontman-free British fuzz-rockers Yuck are about to release Glow & Behold, their second album and their first since former leader Daniel Blumberg flew
Tom Breihan | September 16, 2013 - 10:10 am

Watch Yuck Cover New Order’s “Age Of Consent”

Frontman Daniel Blumberg quit the British fuzz-rock band Yuck earlier this year, but the band has soldiered on without him, and they might be eve…
Tom Breihan | September 6, 2013 - 10:27 am

Yuck – “Middle Sea”

Yuck frontman Daniel Blumberg quit the band earlier this year, but the young British fuzz-rockers aren't going to let that slow them down. Last month,…
Tom Breihan | August 14, 2013 - 11:28 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

This week saw a of new tunes from heavy-hitters (Beck with guest Kim Gordon), comeback cuts from old favorites (the Dismemberment Plan, Mazzy Star), and…
Stereogum | July 19, 2013 - 12:17 pm

Yuck – “Rebirth”

The young '90s-indie-riffing British fuzz-rock band Yuck lost frontman Daniel Blumberg to the solo project Hebronix earlier this year, but they're soldiering on as a…
Tom Breihan | July 18, 2013 - 10:09 am

Hebronix – “Viral” Video

English trad-indie revivalists Yuck publicly parted ways with frontman Daniel Blumberg in mid-April, and less than 10 days later, Blumberg's new solo project, Hebronix, released…
Michael Nelson | June 11, 2013 - 1:13 pm

Hebronix (Ex-Yuck) – “Unreal”

Just last week, we learned that Yuck, the great young fuzzed-out '90s-reviving British indie band, had lost frontman Daniel Blumberg, and that the group wa…
Tom Breihan | April 24, 2013 - 9:38 am

Frontman Daniel Blumberg Leaves Yuck

England's Yuck put out one of my favorite albums of 2011 (they were named one of our Best New Bands that year, too). As much…
Michael Nelson | April 15, 2013 - 5:41 pm
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