Anderson .Paak Playing SNL Next Month

Anderson .Paak released his highly-anticipated third studio album Oxnard just a few days ago. Next month, he'll bring it to Saturday Night Live as musical…
Julia Gray | November 18, 2018 - 12:04 pm

Watch Ella Mai Make Her SNL Debut

The rapidly rising R&B star Ella Mai earned a spot on our Best New Bands Of 2018 list. She performed on the Steve Carrell-hosted episode…
Julia Gray | November 18, 2018 - 11:49 am

Watch SNL Parody Sheck Wes With Ruth Bader Ginsburg Rap Video

A little over a week ago, Ruth Bader Ginsburg fell and fractured three ribs. Saturday Night Live paid homage to the Supreme Court Justice on…
Julia Gray | November 18, 2018 - 11:25 am

Minor Threat Reunite To Recreate Salad Days EP Cover

Legendary DC hardcore band Minor Threat has reunited...for a photo.
Peter Helman | November 17, 2018 - 1:14 pm

Shut Up, Dude: This Week’s Best And Worst Comments

It's the last Shut Up, Dude before Thanksgiving which means your 'Gum staffers are frantically trying to finalize their 49 best albums of the year…
Scott Lapatine | November 16, 2018 - 7:23 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Let's all take a moment to thank the powers that Jack White didn't end up playing Jackson Maine in A Star Is Born. Can you
Stereogum | November 16, 2018 - 5:18 pm

Swervedriver – “Drone Lover”

After breaking up for a decade, the '90s British shoegaze band Swervedriver took almost another decade to release a new album. But in 2015 they…
James Rettig | November 16, 2018 - 4:27 pm

Woodstock Promoter Says 50th Anniversary Fest Still Happening

Woodstock's 50th anniversary is coming up next year. An anniversary concert has been talked about for a while now. This summer, when archeologists dug up…
James Rettig | November 16, 2018 - 4:01 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Their new video is not on this week's list, but I'd just like to include a special open letter to the Chainsmokers and Kelsea Ballerini:…
Tom Breihan | November 16, 2018 - 3:40 pm

Stream Missing Earth’s Debut Album Gold, Flour, Salt

Missing Earth is a new project from Philadelphia's Kyle Gilbride, who recently returned to our ears with Swearin's comeback album a few months ago, Fall
James Rettig | November 16, 2018 - 2:40 pm

Stream King Nine’s New Album Death Rattle

The Long Island band King Nine work within a tradition. They play New York hardcore in its most primal form: Brutal fast-to-slow hard-crunch beatdown music.
Tom Breihan | November 16, 2018 - 1:53 pm

Stream ALLBLACK & Kenny Beats’ 2 Minute Drills EP

The producer Kenny Beats has been having a huge year, working extensively with rappers like Key! and Rico Nasty. Just this month, he's produced a…
Tom Breihan | November 16, 2018 - 1:27 pm

Stream Dyke Drama’s Hard New Pills

Dyke Drama is the countryfied rock project of Portland punk Sadie Switchblade, formerly of G.L.O.S.S., and every so often she'll drop a great new release…
James Rettig | November 16, 2018 - 12:30 pm

Stream City Girls’ New Album Girl Code

City Girls don't just appear on "In My Feelings," Drake's summer megahit. The song is also basically about the Miami rap duo. (There are rumors…
Tom Breihan | November 16, 2018 - 11:56 am

serpentwithfeet Shares Acoustic Versions Of soil Tracks “bless ur heart” & “messy”

Earlier this year, Josiah Wise released his first full-length album as serpentwithfeet, soil. It's a magnificent album that gets just as much power from its…
James Rettig | November 16, 2018 - 11:54 am

The Chainsmokers Have A New Song About Listening To Beach House

We here at Stereogum love Beach House. The Baltimore dream-pop duo's latest album, 7, was our #1 Album Of The Year So Far. You know…
James Rettig | November 16, 2018 - 11:25 am

Watch Boygenius Play A Stunning Tiny Desk Concert

Anytime you get a chance to see Boygenius do anything, you need to take full advantage. A few weeks ago, the supergroup of Julien Baker,…
Tom Breihan | November 16, 2018 - 11:20 am

Sounding Board

The Offspring’s Americana Rode Resentment And Respectability Politics All The Way To The Top

In 2015, the Offspring auctioned off the rights for their Columbia Records catalogue to Round Hill Music, a $35 million deal that included a total…
Pranav Trewn | November 16, 2018 - 11:02 am

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Tommy James & The Shondells’ “Crimson And Clover”

In The Number Ones, I'm reviewing every single #1 single in the history of the Billboard Hot 100, starting with the chart's beginning, in 1958,
Tom Breihan | November 16, 2018 - 10:49 am

Watch Troye Sivan Sing His Jónsi Collab “Revelation” On The Tonight Show

Just a few months ago, Troye Sivan released a new album called Bloom. It was very good. This past week, Sivan performed on The Tonight
Tom Breihan | November 16, 2018 - 10:35 am

Preoccupations – “Pontiac 87″ (Protomartyr Cover)

The split 7" where bands cover each other's songs is a proud indie rock tradition, and we now have a new entry into the canon.
Tom Breihan | November 16, 2018 - 10:05 am

Purr – “Gates Of Cool”

Purr is the pop project between childhood friends and native New Yorkers Eliza Callahan and Jack Staffen. Today the duo debuts a distinctly retro sound…
Julia Gray | November 16, 2018 - 9:45 am

Stream Big K.R.I.T.’s Surprise EP Thrice X

The Mississippi rapper and producer Big K.R.I.T. has finished up his time in the major-label salt mines, and now he's back to the point where…
Tom Breihan | November 16, 2018 - 9:39 am

Ariel Pink – “Mopehead”

Hey, everybody! It's Ariel Pink! And he's back with eight minutes of unlistenable gut-churning noise for us! Happy Friday!
Tom Breihan | November 16, 2018 - 9:24 am

Stream The Smashing Pumpkins’ Reunion Album Shiny And Oh So Bright Vol. 1

The Smashing Pumpkins has always essentially meant Billy Corgan and whoever was up onstage with him. Corgan was always the band's undisputed creative driving force,…
Tom Breihan | November 16, 2018 - 8:55 am

Karen O & Danger Mouse – “Lux Prima”

We last heard from Yeah Yeah Yeahs' Karen O earlier this year when she released "YO! MY SAINT" for a Kenzo campaign. Danger Mouse worked…
Julia Gray | November 16, 2018 - 12:28 am

Mike WiLL Made-It, A$AP Rocky, A$AP Ferg, & Nicki Minaj – “Runnin”

As you might have heard, super producer Mike WiLL Made-It -- who worked on "Formation," "Black Beatles," "We Can't Stop," and much more -- is…
Jael Goldfine | November 16, 2018 - 12:07 am

Stream The Good, The Bad & The Queen’s Reunion Album Merrie Land

The Good, The Bad & The Queen -- the supergroup founded by Blur/Gorillaz leader Damon Albarn alongside the Clash’s Paul Simonon, the Verve’s Simon Tong,…
Gil Green | November 16, 2018 - 12:05 am

Stream Anderson .Paak’s New Album Oxnard

Anderson. Paak’s new album Oxnard is out now. Mixed and produced by Dr. Dre, it's the third in his beach town trilogy, following 2014’s Venice
Gil Green | November 16, 2018 - 12:03 am

Bon Iver – “Do You Need Power? (Walk Out Music)”

The Creed II soundtrack comes out next week, the same day as the movie. It was executive produced by Mike Will-Made It, who recruited the
James Rettig | November 16, 2018 - 12:00 am
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