The Gum Drop

‘Gum Drop Giveaway #121

Win an M-Audio Fast Track recording interface!
Brandon Stosuy | January 12, 2010 - 10:56 am

New Animal Collective Video – “Brothersport”

The new AnCo clip offers partially animated, entirely colorful post-Where The Wild Things Are psychedelia.
Brandon Stosuy | January 12, 2010 - 9:27 am

Premature Evaluation: Spoon – Transference

It doesn't matter how many Spoon songs you hear live prior to a release: These guys treat the studio like a lab.
Brandon Stosuy | January 12, 2010 - 9:23 am

Premature Evaluation: Vampire Weekend – Contra

Our 2007 Band To Watch is everywhere this week, and we dig the production and emotion on this Cali-themed 2nd LP. They're also wearing less…
Brandon Stosuy | January 12, 2010 - 9:17 am

Gigi – “Alone At The Pier”

After today, the 'Gum Drop will be going on hiatus for a bit while we change mail providers. It will return with a spiffy new…
Brandon Stosuy | January 12, 2010 - 9:08 am

Progress Report: of Montreal

Kevin Barnes tells us about the Parliament-nodding False Priest and writing for Beyoncé. Hear a preview.
Brandon Stosuy | January 5, 2010 - 10:19 am

The 10 Most NSFW Music Videos Of 2009

To memorialize the year in nudity, here are ten of 2009's most prurient sets of moving pixels.
Brandon Stosuy | January 5, 2010 - 10:16 am

MySplice 4

Stereogum & team9's fourth annual mashup comp blends great '09 tracks with familiar oldies. Who knew Taylor Swift and U2 went so well together?
Brandon Stosuy | January 5, 2010 - 10:12 am

‘Gum Drop Giveaway #120

Win a $100 Guitar Center Gift Certificate!
Brandon Stosuy | January 5, 2010 - 10:01 am

Aloha – “Moonless March”

Aloha's three-years-in-the-making Home Acres is out 3/9 on Polyvinyl. The 11-song collection finds the multi-city band weaving marimba, vibraphone, and keyboards through driving guitar, bass,…
Brandon Stosuy | January 5, 2010 - 9:55 am

2009 Gummy Award Winners

Thousands of you voted for the best music, film, TV, and Web videos of the year. We also got celeb ballots from Adam Samberg, Ed…
Brandon Stosuy | December 15, 2009 - 10:06 am

Did John Frusciante Quit RHCP?

There are indeed reports Frusciante's been replaced by Josh Klinghoffer. Now you have something to talk to your dad about at Christmas.
Brandon Stosuy | December 15, 2009 - 10:04 am

The 69 Most Anticipated Albums Of 2010

Last month we gave you our 25 Most Anticipated Albums Of 2010. Then we put out feelers, took your tips, and added 44 more LPs…
Brandon Stosuy | December 15, 2009 - 10:00 am

‘Gum Drop Giveaway #119

Win an Epiphone Dot Studio Semi-Hollow Electric Guitar!
Brandon Stosuy | December 15, 2009 - 9:57 am

Julian Koster – “Let It Snow!”

Happy holidays, and welcome to the final 'Gum Drop of 2009! Last year Neutral Milk Hotel/Music Tapes' Julian Koster released The Singing Saw At Christmastime.
Brandon Stosuy | December 15, 2009 - 9:55 am
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