Johnny Marr & Maxine Peake – “The Priest” Video

Johnny Marr is collaborating with actress Maxine Peake on a spoken-word album based around the theme of "what it feels like to be alive in…
Peter Helman | December 11, 2017 - 9:46 pm

Lily Allen – “Trigger Bang” (Feat. Giggs)

In addition to her upcoming memoir, British pop star Lily Allen has been working on the follow-up to her 2014 album Sheezus, which is rumored…
Peter Helman | December 11, 2017 - 7:04 pm

Oh Sees – “Drowned Beast” Video

John Dwyer's frequently-name-changing project Oh Sees (or Thee Oh Sees, or OCS, or whatever) put out a new album called Orc a few months ago,…
James Rettig | December 11, 2017 - 4:04 pm

Chlöe Howl – “Do It Alone” Video

Last we heard from British alto Chlöe Howl, we were listening to her synth-pop collaborations and selections from her debut EP, The Rumour. The video…
Sophie Israelsohn | December 11, 2017 - 3:49 pm

Apple Confirms Acquisition Of Shazam

Apple has confirmed the acquisition of London-based music discovery app Shazam in a sale reported to be in the ballpark of $400 million. In a…
Marc Schneider / Billboard | December 11, 2017 - 2:48 pm

2017 In Review

The 40 Best Rap Albums Of 2017

Streaming changed things. 2017 was the year that rap once again reaffirmed its stranglehold on the collective imagination of America's youth. Like the moment when…
Tom Breihan | December 11, 2017 - 2:20 pm

Morrissey Shares Statement Saying Der Spiegel Misquoted Him About Kevin Spacey, Donald Trump

A few weeks ago, Morrissey said some awful shit in two separate interviews with German newspaper Der Spiegel and British newspaper The Sunday Times that…
James Rettig | December 11, 2017 - 2:10 pm

Interview

Making The Light Brighter: Bono And The Edge Talk U2’s Songs Of Experience

At a certain point in a lengthy career, it must become damn near impossible for bands to make a new album. Sure, that's what they…
Ryan Leas | December 11, 2017 - 1:53 pm

Lorde, Bleachers, The National, Spoon To Play Ally Coalition Talent Show In NYC

Lorde, Kacey Musgraves, Bleachers, Shamir, Matt Berninger and Aaron Dessner of The National and Britt Daniel and Alex Fischel of Spoon have all signed on…
Melinda Newman / Billboard | December 11, 2017 - 1:40 pm

Creep Show (John Grant & Wrangler) – “Pink Squirrel”

Creep Show is former Czars frontman-turned-lovably sardonic disco king John Grant's new collaboration with the electro dance trio Wrangler (Stephen Mallinder, Phil Winter, and Benge).
Sophie Israelsohn | December 11, 2017 - 1:38 pm

Common Holly – “Nothing” Video

Best New Bands Of 2017 honoree Common Holly, aka Montréal-based singer-songwriter Brigitte Naggar, aka the indie-rock hedgehog of your dreams, recently released the very good…
Peter Helman | December 11, 2017 - 1:37 pm

Kississippi – “Cut Yr Teeth”

Band To Watch honorees Kississippi have been pretty quiet since releasing a pair of EPs a few years ago -- 2014's I Can Feel You
James Rettig | December 11, 2017 - 1:26 pm

Phoebe Bridgers – “Would You Rather” Video (Feat. Conor Oberst)

Recent Best New Bands honoree Phoebe Bridgers released her debut album, Stranger In The Alps, a couple months ago, and today she's shared a video…
James Rettig | December 11, 2017 - 12:12 pm

Charli XCX – “Unlock It” (Feat. Kim Petras And Jay Park)

Last week, Charli XCX announced that she would release her second mixtape of the year, Pop2, on 12/15, alongside a track called "Out Of My
James Rettig | December 11, 2017 - 12:07 pm

2017 In Review

Stereogum’s 80 Favorite Songs Of 2017

If you've been reading Stereogum for long enough, you may have noticed something about your Stereogum staffers: We don't agree on shit. We argue constantly,…
Stereogum | December 11, 2017 - 11:49 am

Stream Lithuania White Reindeer

The Philadelphia trio Lithuania play a fizzy, tuneful, emo-influenced kind of pop-punk, just barely skirting the edges of power pop. Bassist and singer Eric Slick…
Tom Breihan | December 11, 2017 - 11:43 am

Stream Left Cross Chaos Ascension

The Richmond, Virginia band Left Cross play a fast, brutal, almost feverish version of old-school death metal, their lo-fi production gurgle helping their songs descend…
Tom Breihan | December 11, 2017 - 10:55 am

Skepta – “Ghost Ride” (Feat. A$AP Rocky & A$AP Nast) Video

London grime king Skepta surprise-released his Viscous EP on Halloween, and now he's made a video for the heavy, flickering highlight "Ghost Ride," a track…
Tom Breihan | December 11, 2017 - 10:40 am

Moby – “Like A Motherless Child” Video

Moby released two albums within a year of each other with his Void Pacific Choir -- 2016's These Systems Are Failing and this year's More
James Rettig | December 11, 2017 - 10:31 am

Watch Laura Jane Grace & Cyndi Lauper Play A Punk “The Goonies ‘R’ Good Enough” In NYC

Cyndi Lauper held her annual Home For The Holidays benefit show at the Beacon Theater in New York City over the weekend, and during her…
James Rettig | December 11, 2017 - 10:15 am

Ministry – “Antifa” Video

Al Jourgenson's pioneering and long-running industrial project Ministry will return next year with the new album AmeriKKKant, their first album in five years. The album,…
Tom Breihan | December 11, 2017 - 10:09 am

Yung Lean – “Red Bottom Sky” Video

Last month, Yung Lean released a new album, Stranger, and he's been releasing striking visuals for it ever since. We got a short film and…
James Rettig | December 11, 2017 - 10:04 am

New Vince Staples Music Featured In Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse Trailer

Vince Staples is no stranger to the Marvel universe -- "BagBak" is featured in the latest Black Panther trailer -- and an unreleased song of…
James Rettig | December 11, 2017 - 9:37 am

Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood Nominated For Best Score Golden Globe

The nominations for the 2018 Golden Globe Awards have just been announced. Among the music-related categories, Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood has been nominated for Best Original…
James Rettig | December 11, 2017 - 9:19 am

The Killers Cover The Smiths, Brandon Flowers Tells Photog He Won’t Kick Him In The Face At KROQ Christmas

Morrissey was scheduled to headline the second night of KROQ's Almost Acoustic Christmas show this past weekend. But surprising absolutely nobody, Morrissey pulled out of
Tom Breihan | December 11, 2017 - 9:17 am

Lemuria Announce Surprise Album Recreational Hate Out Friday; Hear Lead Single “Wanted To Be Yours”

Buffalo indie rockers Lemuria have been a pillar of the DIY touring circuit for well over a decade, but they haven't released a proper full-length…
Chris DeVille | December 11, 2017 - 9:12 am

Queens Of The Stone Age’s Josh Homme Shares Second Apology To Woman He Kicked In The Face

On Saturday night, while his band Queens Of The Stone Age were performing at KROQ's Almost Acoustic Christmas show in Los Angeles, frontman Josh Homme…
Tom Breihan | December 11, 2017 - 8:56 am

Lisa Prank & Seattle’s Little Helpers – “All I Want For Christmas (Is To Be With You)”

A year and a half ago, Robin Edwards put out a great pop-punk album called Adult Teen under the name Lisa Prank. And now, she's…
Peter Helman | December 10, 2017 - 10:01 pm
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