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A prominent narrative going into CMJ this year was the surge in the popularity of hardcore music, and at the forefront of that discussion was Sacramento’s Trash Talk. Though Trash Talk have been together, and been very good, for a number of years, they pretty much stacked paper at CMJ, from a press clip standpoint. More »

NAME: Marnie Stern
PROGRESS REPORT: Waiting for the release of her third full-length album, recorded at Retrofit Recording in Sacramento, CA. Knitting.

Marnie Stern’s knitting is an important part of the progress report, because right now she really can’t think of much else to do. The followup to the excellent This IsMore »

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Stream Drumgasm Drumgasm

Drumgasm is the human pileup of three superstar drummers: Janet Weiss (Sleater-Kinney, Wild Flag, Quasi), Zach Hill (Death Grips, Hella), and Matt Cameron (Pearl Jam,…
Tom Breihan | August 19, 2013 - 2:29 pm

Matt Cameron, Janet Weiss, & Zach Hill Are Drumgasm

Pearl Jam’s Matt Cameron, Sleater-Kinney/Wild Flag’s Janet Weiss, and Hella/Death Grips’ Zach Hill have formed drums-only supergroup Drumgasm. The news was hinted at last night…
Claire Lobenfeld | June 5, 2013 - 10:19 am

Watch Fred Armisen Talk Death Grips On Rachael Ray

Apparently, celebrity chef Rachael Ray has a thing she does on her talk show where she gives her guests 60 seconds to talk about whatever…
Tom Breihan | January 28, 2013 - 3:21 pm

Hear New Old Wavves (Feat. Zach Hill)

Nathan Williams posted three Zach Hill-backed tracks to his blog yesterday. As he puts it, they were recorded "a little over a year and a…
brandon | March 23, 2011 - 11:46 am

Wavves – “Horse Shoes”

Wavves have been busy lately, touring, working on their own strain of weed, and releasing new music for free. According to Spin, Wavves' Nathan Williams…
jessica | February 21, 2011 - 11:52 am

Zach Hill – “The Primitives Talk”

Just in time to redirect and personally absorb some of the manifold impending plaudits for his ever inventive, fierce, lyrical drum work on Marnie Stern's
Amrit Singh | September 17, 2010 - 10:54 am

Zach Hill – “Memo To The Man”

It'd make sense for a solo release from from a man as ubiquitous in virtuosic metal/noise/prog/punk/shred circles as big spending Zach Hill to come packing…
Amrit Singh | July 23, 2010 - 11:05 am

New Chll Pll Video – “Tales From The Crypt” (Stereogum Premiere)

Hella active drummer Zach Hill's in (and has been in) more bands than you want to try to list, but we've most recently caught him…
brandon | November 19, 2009 - 9:21 am

Stereogum Spends The Weekend At ATP NY

ATP was the year's finest festival. We've already covered that. But the band performances are only half the (All Tomorrow's) party. For a weekend, the…
Amrit Singh | October 9, 2009 - 10:16 am

Pygmalion 2009 In Photos

Some 90 acts descended upon Champaign-Urbana, IL this past weekend, performing across 14 venues and four days for the fifth annual Pygmalion Music Festival. We…
Amrit Singh | September 22, 2009 - 3:37 pm

ATP NY 2009: Wayne’s World

Our second year at Kutsher's was rainier than the first, but that didn't matter so much to us or, seemingly, the other attendees: If anything,…
brandon | September 14, 2009 - 10:42 am

Street Scene 2009 In Photos

Some 30,000 people over two days crammed into the six-block area in San Diego’s East Village that hosted the 25th annual Street Scene this past…
Amrit Singh | September 1, 2009 - 3:12 pm

New Wavves – “Hula Hoop”

Last week you got a listen to "Cool Jumper," which served as the debut of Nathan Williams' collaboration with Zach Hill as well as his…
brandon | August 17, 2009 - 4:40 pm

New Wavves – “Cool Jumper”

Folks are generally more interested in Wavves' broken bones and breakdowns than the guy's actual music. Which is a bit of a drag. It's not…
brandon | August 12, 2009 - 11:54 am

New Prefuse 73 – “Always Alone Choir”

This has been an amazing spring if you're a Guillermo Scott Herren fan, and a truly expensive one if you're a Guillermo Scott Herren completist.
Amrit Singh | May 11, 2009 - 6:20 pm

New El Grupo Nuevo De Omar Rodriguez Lopez – “Half Kleptos” (Stereogum Premiere)

Omar Rodríguez-López has a new band. The Mars Volta songwriter/multi-instrumentalist is calling it El Grupo Nuevo de Omar Rodríguez-López because it rolls off the tongue…
Scott Lapatine | April 17, 2009 - 2:33 am

New Zach Hill Video – “Stoic Logic” (Featuring No Age)

Zach Hills brings a lot to Marnie Stern's This Is It.... On his own recent solo album The Astrological Straits, he in turn benefits from…
brandon | September 5, 2008 - 3:12 pm

New Marnie Stern – “Shea Stadium” (Stereogum Premiere)

We're not too far off from the release of Marnie Stern's follow-up to last year's In Advance Of The Broken Arm. And I learned something…
Amrit Singh | September 2, 2008 - 8:49 am