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Check Out Moby’s New Neck Tattoo

Moby has continued releasing music long past the moment when the general public was paying attention, and generally it receives a rather muted response, but…
Chris DeVille | September 17, 2019 - 10:22 pm

6ix9ine Explains His Lyrics In Court, Says Trippie Redd Is Also A Gang Member

Tekashi 6ix9ine has been cooperating with federal prosecutors and took the stand in court today to testify against two gang members from his former crew…
Chris DeVille | September 17, 2019 - 8:48 pm

Lizzo Apologizes For Posting Name And Photo Of Postmates Driver Who Allegedly Stole Her Food

Lizzo's "Truth Hurts" is the #1 song in America for a third straight week. Her album Cuz I Love You has been lodged in the…
Chris DeVille | September 17, 2019 - 5:04 pm

Ozzy Osbourne Has His First Top 10 Hit In 30 Years, Setting New Record

Post Malone's Hollywood's Bleeding is enjoying a dominant first week on the charts. It's the #1 album in the country, with the second biggest debut…
Chris DeVille | September 17, 2019 - 2:04 pm

Common Holly – “Measured”

"You unbuttoned your shirt, and I looked at your heart," Brigitte Naggar intones at the start of her new Common Holly song, followed by a…
Chris DeVille | September 17, 2019 - 10:41 am

Watch Stephen Colbert’s Tribute To Ric Ocasek

The latest in a recent flurry of musician deaths is Cars frontman Ric Ocasek, who died at home in New York this past weekend while…
Chris DeVille | September 17, 2019 - 9:43 am

Caroline Polachek – “So Hot You’re Hurting My Feelings”

Caroline Polachek, who formerly headed up the perennially underrated indie-leaning pop group Chairlift, will soon release Pang, her first album under her own name. Her…
Chris DeVille | September 16, 2019 - 2:24 pm

Tyler, The Creator – “A Boy Is A Gun” Video

Tyler, The Creator's excellent Igor has thus far only yielded one of Tyler's trademark music videos, for lead single "Earfquake." Today that numbers doubles with…
Chris DeVille | September 16, 2019 - 1:54 pm

Kenny G Confirms Kanye West Collab

On Valentine's Day of this year, Kanye West gifted Kim Kardashian with a private concert by none other than Kenny G. The famed smooth jazz…
Chris DeVille | September 16, 2019 - 11:28 am

Watch Stephen Malkmus Play 2 Silver Jews Songs In Glasglow

David Berman, who founded the legendary indie band Silver Jews and relaunched his career this year with a new project called Purple Mountains, died by
Chris DeVille | September 14, 2019 - 9:38 pm

Wiz Khalifa Cast As Death In Apple’s Emily Dickinson Series Starring Hailee Steinfeld

Hailee Steinfeld featuring Wiz Khalifa is a believable formula for a middling-to-decent pop single. It is a very surprising formula for a prestige TV show.
Chris DeVille | September 13, 2019 - 5:02 pm

The Week In Pop

For Better Or Worse, Post Malone Sounds Like Right Now

Tired: a Post Malone posse cut with Meek Mill and Lil Baby. Wired: a Post Malone posse cut featuring Halsey and Future. Inspired: a Post…
Chris DeVille | September 12, 2019 - 4:00 pm

Cursive – “Barricades”

Indie rock veterans Cursive returned last year with Vitriola, their first album in six years. As the title suggests, it was an angry album, one…
Chris DeVille | September 12, 2019 - 10:44 am

Premiere

LOONY – “Dare You” Video

LOONY is Kira Huszar, a 24-year-old musician from Toronto's Scarborough neighborhood. Her music plays around with neo-soul, hip-hop, and R&B in an artful, understated fashion…
Chris DeVille | September 12, 2019 - 10:05 am

Camila Cabello – “Liar” Video

Camila Cabello launched her rollout for new album Romance last week, releasing two promising singles called "Shameless" and "Liar." The former got a dramatic music…
Chris DeVille | September 12, 2019 - 9:57 am

Comments from Chris DeVille

I was riding for that album back then though, so the arc is really more of a straight line (unless Tom is all about solo-chek)
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September 16, 2019 on Caroline Polachek – “So Hot You’re Hurting My Feelings”
I definitely not regret giving it a stronger push in our mid-year list voting. Will have to rectify that at year's end.
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September 16, 2019 on Tyler, The Creator – “A Boy Is A Gun” Video
I dunno if you will see this d-brad but I agree with you, 2014 was not up to par
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September 13, 2019 on The 5 Best Songs Of The Week
Looks like his last #1 was "OMG" in 2010 and his last top 10 hit was "Scream" in 2012. He still went top 20 with "Climax" (2012) and "I Don't Mind" (2014), both of which are masterpieces IMO. But the best he could do with 2016's Hard II Love is #32 for "No Limit," which was especially sad because "Crash" from that album was so great.
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September 12, 2019 on For Better Or Worse, Post Malone Sounds Like Right Now
I don't know what you're talking about... ;)
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September 12, 2019 on LOONY – “Dare You” Video
Thanks for clearing that up. I've corrected the post.
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September 9, 2019 on Dean Blunt & Panda Bear Team For New Songs “In Plain Sight” & “Moments”
If they would have released the whole thing all at once with no advance singles people would feel differently about it.
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September 6, 2019 on Sleater-Kinney Still Kick Fucking Ass
Sometimes I get bored of writing this column, but whenever I'm reminded that I can outrage snobs by suggesting I caught some glimpse of a Serious Artiste in a bland pop artist, my passion is reinvigorated
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August 29, 2019 on Shawn Mendes, The Anti-Icon
Oh believe me, I realize https://twitter.com/chrisdeville/status/1166055274249166850
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August 26, 2019 on Uniform, Tomberlin Added To Stereogum’s Hopscotch Show Lineup
Jason Isbell approves https://twitter.com/JasonIsbell/status/1166049591193669639
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August 26, 2019 on Uniform, Tomberlin Added To Stereogum’s Hopscotch Show Lineup
We aren't going to keep doing it every time a new song hits #1... this was more to establish that the churn has returned
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August 26, 2019 on Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello’s “Señorita” Is Now The #1 Song In America
They may be referring to stuff like this: https://twitter.com/HillaryClinton/status/1164172968471277569
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August 23, 2019 on Lizzo – “Truth Hurts (DaBaby Remix)”
Personally hoping it's about Kanye
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August 22, 2019 on St. Vincent Credited On New Taylor Swift Album
Someday I should really get into the Weakerthans
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August 21, 2019 on Freezing Cold – “Teenage Insights”
As you know, we at Stereogum respect motherfucking craft
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August 20, 2019 on Album Of The Week: Jay Som Anak Ko
I thought about referencing Blunt but the pile of namechecks was already getting pretty big
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August 15, 2019 on Look Out America, Here Comes Lewis Capaldi
I dunno, if I had written a bunch of classic songs, I imagine I would continue to enjoy performing them to an adoring response from large crowds of people.
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August 14, 2019 on I Am The Champion Of Queen + Adam Lambert