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Emo Revival Heroes Algernon Cadwallader Are Back (In Print)

The most influential emo bands are almost invariably mourned using the lexicon of incompletion and imperfection - they break up on the precipice of something…
Ian Cohen | November 13, 2018 - 9:31 am

Sounding Board

Dawn Of The Def: Our Trip To The Inaugural Día De Los Deftones

When I ask people what they think about San Diego, I mostly find out that they don’t. Unlike Los Angeles and the Bay Area, there’s…
Ian Cohen | November 6, 2018 - 12:47 pm

Band To Watch

Band To Watch: Club Night

Let’s just make something clear: While motorized scooters have infiltrated just about every major city in America to entertain drunks, endanger pedestrians, and undermine mass…
Ian Cohen | October 23, 2018 - 9:21 am


Local H On Music-Biz Bullshit, Toxic Nostalgia, And 20 Years Of Pack Up The Cats

Tracking Down is a Stereogum franchise in which we talk to artists who have been out of the spotlight for a minute.
Ian Cohen | October 3, 2018 - 2:30 pm


Tigers Jaw Look Back On Their Scranton Beginnings & Their Self-Titled LP 10 Years Later

I know this is a big ask because it sounds like a throwaway gag from The Office, but I beg of you, loyal Stereogum reader:…
Ian Cohen | September 18, 2018 - 2:01 pm

Cover Story

In The Garage: Joyce Manor Share The Scenes And Stories Behind Million Dollars To Kill Me

Buyer/streamer/downloader beware: There is not a single pop-punk song on Joyce Manor's new album, Million Dollars To Kill Me. There's a good chance most will…
Ian Cohen | August 21, 2018 - 9:57 am

Band To Watch

Band To Watch: Young Jesus

John Rossiter came of age as an emo kid in the Midwest, so it goes without saying that he’s had some formative Saddle Creek experience.
Ian Cohen | August 14, 2018 - 10:00 am


Are Gang Of Youths Too Earnest For America?

David Le'aupepe isn't one for small talk. That much was obvious when Gang Of Youths dropped a 77-minute album that begins with a song named…
Ian Cohen | July 5, 2018 - 11:14 am


Foxing Present The Apocalypse

Foxing got hit by a runaway truck at 50 mph. They played the next night and released a Dido cover as a fundraiser for their…
Ian Cohen | June 19, 2018 - 9:45 am


Wild Pink Are Making The Leap Whether They Know It Or Not

"I just saw something happened with Kanye, right?" This is John Ross’ way of saying he’s not particularly plugged into the pop culture…
Ian Cohen | May 30, 2018 - 11:00 am

Band To Watch

Band To Watch: Spielbergs

Ever hear a new band that’s so truly, madly, and deeply your shit that it immediately seems like a prank?
Ian Cohen | April 26, 2018 - 9:15 am


A Look Inside The Insular World Of Lord Huron

Ben Schneider, as is his tendency, is trying to remember the night we met. The Lord Huron mastermind believes it took place after a show…
Ian Cohen | April 16, 2018 - 10:40 am


My Son, Have You Grown: Braid Talk Frame & Canvas 20 Years Later

The late '90s were a heady time for hopeful, plucky alt-rock hits that would forever soundtrack senior class montages, and I’m not sure I’ll ever…
Ian Cohen | April 6, 2018 - 1:18 pm


How Bottoming Out And Falling Through The Cracks Inspired Spirit Night’s Dylan Balliett To Rise Above

If you've done so much as read this website today, odds are you've experienced the emotional polarity of modern music consumption -- the giddy thrill…
Ian Cohen | March 22, 2018 - 3:07 pm

Band To Watch

Band To Watch: awakebutstillinbed

Shannon Taylor is the creative force of a band named awakebutstillinbed and she just put out a record titled...deep breath here...what people call low self-esteem
Ian Cohen | March 1, 2018 - 11:07 am