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Caracara Keep Getting Better

When William Lindsay arrived at Drexel University in 2010, Philadelphia still lagged behind his hometown of Columbus as far as music scene credibility went. The…
Ian Cohen | March 27, 2019 - 10:59 am

The Anniversary

Clarity Turns 20

There have been many ways to hear Jimmy Eat World's Clarity: your favorite streaming service; the 2007 reissue that included the original demo of "Sweetness";…
Ian Cohen | February 22, 2019 - 11:03 am


Balance And Composure’s Jon Simmons On The Long Road That Led To Their Farewell Tour

Jon Simmons admits he's trying to be more direct in 2019, but it doesn't come naturally. The Balance And Composure frontman carefully admits to the…
Ian Cohen | February 4, 2019 - 2:22 pm


Mineral’s Chris Simpson On His Band’s New Book, New Music, Ancient Memories, & Enduring Legacy

Chris Simpson doesn't think he's ever met a casual Mineral fan, but the potential for millions of them briefly existed in the minds of people…
Ian Cohen | January 10, 2019 - 10:58 am


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

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