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Land Of Talk – “Diaphanous”

Land Of Talk's Indistinct Conversations is among the many albums delayed by the pandemic. It was supposed to be out two weeks ago, but now…
Chris DeVille | May 26, 2020 - 9:50 am

The Week In Pop

Carly Rae Jepsen’s Joyous Low-Stakes Rom-Com Continues Unfettered

The television landscape in this era of Peak TV comprises many overlapping tiers and ecosystems. Within this moment of seemingly infinite choice, there are genres…
Chris DeVille | May 25, 2020 - 5:01 pm

Lana Del Rey Talks FKA Twigs, Marianne Williamson, & New Album Chemtrails Over The Country Club In Latest Self-Defense

After getting widely roasted for an Instagram post some interpreted as racist, Lana Del Rey posted two follow-up messages explaining and defending the content of…
Chris DeVille | May 25, 2020 - 10:24 am

Sondre Lerche – “That’s All There Is”

Norwegian indie-pop veteran Sondre Lerche's new album Patience is out in two weeks, and today he's sharing a very interesting new song from it. "That's…
Chris DeVille | May 22, 2020 - 2:28 pm

Mariah The Scientist – “RIP”

Mariah The Scientist chose an extremely literal stage name. Before moving back to Atlanta to focus on her music, the 22-year-old R&B singer-songwriter was pursuing…
Chris DeVille | May 22, 2020 - 1:58 pm

Watch Courtney Barnett Bring “Sunday Roast” To Thursday Fallon

Might as well get Courtney Barnett in the quarantine-era late-night-TV solo-performance rotation, yeah? The Melbourne slacker-rocker extraordinaire played an MTV Unplugged last year, and she's…
Chris DeVille | May 22, 2020 - 11:32 am

The Spirit Of The Beehive – “The Door Is Open”

Last we heard from Philly indie-rock experimentalists the Spirit Of The Beehive was 2018's mixtape-style album Hypnic Jerks. Today they're back with a new song…
Chris DeVille | May 22, 2020 - 10:58 am

Migos – “Need It” (Feat. YoungBoy Never Broke Again)

Ever since releasing Culture II at the top of 2018, Migos have slowed down and spread out. Each member released a solo album, and in…
Chris DeVille | May 22, 2020 - 10:34 am

Haim – “Don’t Wanna”

Haim have shared another song from their upcoming album Women In Music Pt. III. "Don't Wanna" is the trio's first single in a while to…
Chris DeVille | May 21, 2020 - 2:49 pm

Sheck Wes Arrested On Weapon And Drug Charges

Harlem rapper Sheck Wes has receded from the spotlight a bit since "Mo Bamba," the breakout hit from his 2018 debut album Mudboy, dropped off…
Chris DeVille | May 21, 2020 - 2:00 pm

Kevin Parker Commemorates 10th Anniversary Of Tame Impala’s Debut, Promises “Something Very Special” Soon

Tame Impala's debut album InnerSpeaker came out 10 years ago today. We published a whole article about it! And now Kevin Parker has shared his…
Chris DeVille | May 21, 2020 - 12:41 pm

Califone – “Needle In The Hay” (Elliott Smith Cover)

Here's a song that would have sent the indie-rock internet into fits of euphoria had it dropped in, say, 2004. It should still elicit that…
Chris DeVille | May 21, 2020 - 10:53 am

The Anniversary

InnerSpeaker Turns 10

Before Kevin Parker could write psychedelic rock's future, he had to rewrite its past.
Chris DeVille | May 21, 2020 - 10:34 am

Wilco – “Tell Your Friends”

Wilco have entered the contribution to the canon of 2020 quarantine songs. "Tell Your Friends," a bleary and majestic new ballad from the Chicago legends,…
Chris DeVille | May 21, 2020 - 9:33 am

Comments from Chris DeVille

“UK garage” does not refer to garage rock, look it up
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May 22, 2020 on Shut Up, Dude: This Week’s Best And Worst Comments
I love it! Makes me want to punctuate my sentences with little joyous ad libs [happy!]
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May 22, 2020 on Migos – “Need It” (Feat. YoungBoy Never Broke Again)
I see what you did there dansolo and I approve
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May 22, 2020 on Stream The 1975’s New Album Notes On A Conditional Form
"Have You Forgotten" on the soundtrack was my introduction to Red House Painters too!
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May 21, 2020 on Cameron Crowe Says He Hid Nirvana’s “You Know You’re Right” In Vanilla Sky A Year Before It Was Released
No no no, this one was the rewriting psychedelic rock's past. The next three were the future part.
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May 21, 2020 on InnerSpeaker Turns 10
My understanding is that they did not finish S3 before lockdown. :(
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May 20, 2020 on Succession’s “L To The OG” Is Finally On Streaming Services
Tom suspects as much: https://www.stereogum.com/2015400/mos-def-talib-kweli-black-star-at-20/franchises/the-anniversary/
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May 20, 2020 on Succession’s “L To The OG” Is Finally On Streaming Services
This is how I feel.
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May 15, 2020 on This Is Happening Turns 10
OFFICIAL RANKINGS: 1. Sound Of Silver 2. American Dream 3. LCD Soundsystem 4. This Is Happening
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May 15, 2020 on This Is Happening Turns 10
Editor's note: Ryan is incorrect, Sound Of Silver actually is perfect.
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May 15, 2020 on This Is Happening Turns 10
https://twitter.com/MosesSumney/status/1260006177439723520
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May 12, 2020 on Album Of The Week: Moses Sumney græ
Our staff is not that big, fam
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May 12, 2020 on Album Of The Week: Moses Sumney græ
Oop, thanks for the heads up
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May 12, 2020 on Album Of The Week: Moses Sumney græ
Others concur with you https://twitter.com/jamiesoncox/status/1259969317233401858
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May 12, 2020 on Kehlani Was Good, And Now She’s Great
I nominated Couch Slut FWIW
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May 8, 2020 on The 5 Best Songs Of The Week
FWIW Incubus were my favorite band when I got into this album 🙃
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May 8, 2020 on 100 Broken Windows Turns 20
Somehow I, who is enjoying the new 1975 album this week (😬), did not even think of this
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May 7, 2020 on Neil Young Shares Tracklist & Release Date For Shelved 1975 Album Homegrown Plus A Fourth Fireside Session