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Holy Ghost! – “Heaven Knows What” Video (Feat. Michael Imperioli)

Brooklyn synthpop duo Holy Ghost! released Work, their third full-length and their first in six years, back in June. And now they're back with a…
Peter Helman | October 15, 2019 - 11:58 am

Fran – “So Surreal” Video

Fran is the project of Chicago's Maria Jacobson. Originally an actor by trade, she bought a guitar and taught herself to play while working at…
Peter Helman | October 15, 2019 - 11:11 am

Watch The Trailer For The David Bazan Documentary Strange Negotiations

David Bazan formed Pedro The Lion in 1995. Over the next decade, the Seattle band released four albums of contemplative indie rock that explored Bazan's…
Peter Helman | October 14, 2019 - 10:00 am

Worldwide Ferric Oxide Shortage Puts A Damper On Cassette Store Day

Today is Cassette Store Day, Burger Records' annual tape-centric answer to Record Store Day. This year's exclusive releases include Jay Reatard's Blood Visions, that dog.'s…
Peter Helman | October 12, 2019 - 7:23 pm

Hear A Bunch Of The New Songs Animal Collective Debuted On Tour This Week

Animal Collective kicked off a six-date tour of the United States this week, and they've been using it as an opportunity to try out some…
Peter Helman | October 12, 2019 - 1:43 pm

Watch Bad Bunny, Kali Uchis, & Ty Dolla $ign Perform At The Pornhub Awards

The Pornhub Awards are an annual thing now. The inaugural ceremony last year was creative directed by Kanye West, who performed with Teyana Taylor and…
Peter Helman | October 12, 2019 - 11:14 am

St. Vincent Announces Masseduction Remix Album, Shares Nina Kraviz “New York” Reworking

St. Vincent has already gotten a lot of mileage out of her 2017 album MASSEDUCTION. Last year, she released a stripped-down reimagined version of the…
Peter Helman | October 11, 2019 - 12:07 pm

Stream Jónsi & Alex Somers’ New Surprise Album Lost And Found

Sigur Rós frontman Jónsi and his partner Alex Somers' debut ambient album Riceboy Sleeps turned 10 years old this summer. Tonight, the duo are heading…
Peter Helman | October 11, 2019 - 11:44 am

CUP – “Berries”

CUP is the husband and wife duo of Wilco guitarist Nels Cline and former Cibo Matto co-leader Yuka C. Honda. They unveiled the new experimental…
Peter Helman | October 11, 2019 - 10:50 am

Imagine Dragons Frontman Asks Artists To Pledge Not To Work With Dr. Luke

Years have passed, and the legal battle between Kesha and Dr. Luke still rages on. Her former producer and Kemosabe Records label boss is suing…
Peter Helman | October 11, 2019 - 10:33 am

Queen & Slim Soundtrack Features New Songs By Ms. Lauryn Hill, Lil Baby, Vince Staples, & More

The upcoming movie Queen & Slim stars Daniel Kaluuya and Jodie Turner-Smith as a black couple on their first date forced to go on the…
Peter Helman | October 10, 2019 - 5:09 pm

Hear R.E.M.’s New Remix Of Kurt Cobain Tribute “Let Me In”

R.E.M.'s divisive Monster just turned 25, and to celebrate the occasion, the band are reissuing the album in a big six-disc anniversary box set. That…
Peter Helman | October 10, 2019 - 4:35 pm

Black Mountain – “What’s Your Conquest?”

Vancouver psych-rock veterans Black Mountain released their new album Destroyer earlier this year. They followed that up a couple of months ago with a one-off…
Peter Helman | October 10, 2019 - 11:43 am

WHY? – “We Are Real” (Silver Jews Cover)

Today is World Mental Health Day. In honor of the day and in tribute to the late David Berman, WHY?'s Yoni Wolf has shared a…
Peter Helman | October 10, 2019 - 9:15 am

Robert Smith Says The Cure Are Working On Three Albums, Including One Out This Year

Robert Smith has been talking about a new Cure album for a while now. It'll be "dark," inspired by the loss of his mother, father,
Peter Helman | October 8, 2019 - 2:52 pm

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April 17, 2019 on Four Tet – “Teenage Birdsong”
Yes, we are a democracy now!
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April 2, 2019 on Album Of The Week: Weyes Blood Titanic Rising
Paris' biological father was Dr Arnold Klein, celebrity dermatologist. Prince & Paris carry the DNA of Debbie Rowe, & her long time boss & lover, who was Dr Klein. Prince & Paris thankfully carry no DNA by MJ.
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March 22, 2019 on Shut Up, Dude: This Week’s Best And Worst Comments
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March 15, 2019 on Artist Portraits From Stereogum Range Life 2019
I pitched "Respect Motherfucking Craft Beer"
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March 8, 2019 on Shut Up, Dude: This Week’s Best And Worst Comments
To be fair, it did originally say "one of the best thing that either of them has ever done." I added an S.
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February 20, 2019 on Freddie Gibbs & Madlib – “Flat Tummy Tea”
I said *one of* the best things that either of them has ever done!
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February 20, 2019 on Freddie Gibbs & Madlib – “Flat Tummy Tea”
All band names should be Metal Gear Solid references
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February 19, 2019 on Album Of The Week: SPELLLING Mazy Fly
He had to prepare them for The Age Of Adz somehow!
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February 15, 2019 on Dark Was The Night Turns 10
So many good ones! Dirty Projectors and David Byrne's "Knotty Pine," the National's "So Far Around The Bend," Dave Sitek's Troggs cover...and I've always loved Sufjan's gonzo 10-minute electro-classical version of "You Are The Blood."
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February 15, 2019 on Dark Was The Night Turns 10
As a Friday Night Lights fan, I find the lack of "Devil Town" disturbing
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January 22, 2019 on 8 Memorable Daniel Johnston Covers For Austin’s Inaugural Hi, How Are You Day