Kanye West Announces 2020 Presidential Bid, Elon Musk Endorses

At the 2015 VMAs, seemingly on the fly, Kanye West announced plans to run for president in 2020. A lot has changed since then --…
Chris DeVille | July 4, 2020 - 9:18 pm

Tunde Adebimpe – “ReelFeel”

On Juneteenth, when Bandcamp was donating its share of sales revenue to the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, TV On The Radio singer Tunde Adebimpe shared…
Peter Helman | July 4, 2020 - 12:56 pm

Superchunk – “Can’t Stop The World” (The Go-Go’s Cover)

North Carolina artists are banding together to raise money for the beloved Carrboro venue Cat's Cradle. Superchunk, the Mountain Goats, Iron & Wine, Hiss Golden…
Peter Helman | July 4, 2020 - 12:23 pm

Thurston Moore – “Cantaloupe”

After spending most of quarantine throwing various outtakes and rarities up on Bandcamp, Thurston Moore is now getting ready to hit us with a proper…
Peter Helman | July 4, 2020 - 11:56 am

DaBaby Performing In Decatur Tonight As Georgia Sees Record COVID-19 Surge

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has essentially shut down live music in America, with most artists forgoing performing for now and a few attempting new socially…
Chris DeVille & Peter Helman | July 4, 2020 - 11:12 am

Kacey Musgraves And Ruston Kelly Announce Divorce

Kacey Musgraves and Ruston Kelly have announced that they are filing for divorce. The news was confirmed by representatives of both artists as the two…
Ryan Leas | July 3, 2020 - 4:51 pm

Shut Up Dude

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

You guys are amazing -- we are 93% towards our crowdfunding goal! We don't have to leave the Goon Docks. Everyone here at Stereogum is…
Scott Lapatine | July 3, 2020 - 3:53 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Every week the Stereogum staff chooses the five best new songs of the week (the eligibility period begins and ends Thursdays right before midnight). This
Stereogum | July 3, 2020 - 2:53 pm

Stream NNAMDÏ’s Wild New Album KRAZY KARL

Even beyond his work with artists like Ratboys, Vagabon, Lala Lala, and Spencer Tweedy, Chicago musician Nnamdi Ogbonnaya is one of the most versatile and…
Chris DeVille | July 3, 2020 - 1:43 pm

Gemma – “Keepsake”

In addition to her work with Ava Luna and recent-vintage Dirty Projectors, Felicia Douglass fronts Gemma, her project with producer and multi-instrumentalist Erik Gundel. They…
Peter Helman | July 3, 2020 - 12:47 pm

Stream Australian Hardcore Punk Band Geld’s Disgusting New Album Beyond The Floor

Melbourne's Geld play an ugly, discordant, feverish form of hardcore punk. They've clearly studied the wildest and most chaotic forms of hardcore that the genre's…
Tom Breihan | July 3, 2020 - 12:36 pm

Hear Jason Isbell’s Demo For “Maybe It’s Time” From A Star Is Born

In the 2018 movie A Star Is Born, Bradley Cooper plays Jackson Maine, an alcoholic rock star on the declining side of his career. A…
Tom Breihan | July 3, 2020 - 12:18 pm


Meet The Pop Songwriter Behind Those Earworms In Netflix’s Eurovision

Anyone who has ever seen the Eurovision Song Contest knows that it’s a spectacle like no other. Between the elaborate special effects, outlandish costumes, and…
Maggie Serota | July 3, 2020 - 12:05 pm

Here’s What The UK’s “First Dedicated Socially Distanced Music Venue” Will Look Like

The first "dedicated socially distanced music venue" is about to open in the UK. SSD Concerts, the promoters behind the This Is Tomorrow Festival, will…
Chris DeVille | July 3, 2020 - 11:59 am

Stream UK Hardcore Band Glorious’ Absolutely Kickass Debut EP Unashamed

There's this feeling that we all get sometimes, when we first hear new records from bands that we didn't even know about, records that suddenly…
Tom Breihan | July 3, 2020 - 11:51 am

CHAI – “Keep On Rocking”

The eccentric Japanese DIY pop band CHAI have been following up last year's great album PUNK with a string of new singles. And today, following…
Peter Helman | July 3, 2020 - 11:47 am

Shamir – “Wedding Day”

In the years since Shamir Bailey departed from his dance-pop origins, it seems like he's always churning out new DIY indie-pop material. In March, he…
Ryan Leas | July 3, 2020 - 11:34 am

Versing – “Red Wave” & “Once Bitten”

Last year, the Seattle alternative rock band Versing released 1000, an album that dug deep into a number of different strains of American underground rock.
Tom Breihan | July 3, 2020 - 11:24 am

The Radio Dept. – “You’re Lookin’ At My Guy” (The Tri-Lites Cover) & “You Could Be The One”

Swedish dream-pop band the Radio Dept. haven't released a full-length album since 2016's Running Out Of Love, but they've been sharing some new singles lately.
Peter Helman | July 3, 2020 - 11:07 am

David Gilmour – “Yes, I Have Ghosts”

David Gilmour solo projects are pretty few and far between -- since 1978, he's released just four albums under his own name. His last, 2015's…
Ryan Leas | July 3, 2020 - 11:02 am

The Front Bottoms – “Montgomery Forever”

New Jersey pop-punk duo the Front Bottoms are a huge deal in their world; before the pandemic hit, they were planning to spend their summer…
Tom Breihan | July 3, 2020 - 11:01 am

Mary Lattimore – “A Unicorn Catches A Falling Star In Heaven”

The remarkable harpist Mary Lattimore has put a handful of songs up on her Bandcamp during quarantine, ones in which she tests out new instruments
James Rettig | July 3, 2020 - 11:01 am

Magik Markers Return After 6 Years With New EP Isolated From Exterior Time: 2020

New England noise-rock cult heroes Magik Markers have returned today with a new EP, their first release since 2014. In the meantime we've heard the…
Chris DeVille | July 3, 2020 - 10:35 am

Stream Westside Gunn’s New Mixtape Flygod Is An Awesome God II

Along with the rest of the Buffalo rap crew Griselda, Westside Gunn has been on a huge upward trajectory lately. Last year, Griselda released WWCD,…
Tom Breihan | July 3, 2020 - 10:30 am

American Top 40 With Casey Kasem Debuted 50 Years Ago Today — This Was Its Countdown

Fifty years ago today, the first episode of the syndicated radio institution American Top 40 aired. The first station to air it was KDEO, in…
James Rettig | July 3, 2020 - 10:19 am

Father John Misty – “Anthem” (Leonard Cohen Cover)

"There is a crack in everything. That's how the light gets in." Leonard Cohen wrote a lot of extremely quotable lines in his long career,…
Tom Breihan | July 3, 2020 - 10:14 am

James Elkington – “Beechwood Park” (The Zombies Cover) & “Corridor Country”

James Elkington released a new album, Ever-Roving Eye, a couple months ago, and today he's back with two new track. One of them is a…
James Rettig | July 3, 2020 - 10:12 am

Osees – “Blood On Your Boots”

John Dwyer, leader of the California garage-rock institution variously named Thee Oh Sees, Oh Sees, OCS, etc., has been busy with his Bent Arcana side…
Peter Helman | July 3, 2020 - 10:10 am

Samantha Urbani – “Made In Love (Remix)” (Feat. Mac DeMarco, Zoë Kravitz, Sasha Desree, Stuart Matthewman, Twin Shadow, & Pegasus Warning)

Erstwhile Friends singer Samantha Urbani released her "Made In Love" single last fall, and today she's back with one hell of a remix. The misty,…
Chris DeVille | July 3, 2020 - 10:01 am

Stream Peel Dream Magazine’s Surprise Moral Panics EP

Earlier this year, the Brooklyn group Peel Dream Magazine released their sophomore album Agitprop Alterna. Anchored by immediately memorable tracks like the surging haze of…
Ryan Leas | July 3, 2020 - 10:01 am
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