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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 Mars… 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 – “Cannonball”

The young British band Yuck built their name by bringing back a certain strain of ragged, fired-up '90s indie, and they just dropped a Fugazi
Tom Breihan | February 2, 2016 - 9:24 am

Yuck – “Cashout” (Fugazi Cover)

London garage-punks Yuck are putting out their third album, Stranger Things, next month. We've already heard "Hearts In Motion" and "Hold Me Closer," and today…
James Rettig | January 26, 2016 - 9:57 am

Yuck – “Hearts In Motion”

Yuck will release a new album called Stranger Things next month, and the lead single continues to demonstrate the British trio's tremendous knack for '90s-inspired…
Chris DeVille | January 12, 2016 - 1:34 pm

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 '90s…
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 up…
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 even…
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
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