Looking Back At The Internet’s First Major Digital Single 20 Years Later

Twenty years ago this month, in September of 1997, Capitol Records became the first major label to sell and digitally distribute a single from a
Brett Atwood / Billboard | September 13, 2017 - 4:13 pm


In Conversation: Alison Goldfrapp & New Order’s Gillian Gilbert

Next Monday, a unique double-header is coming to LA's Hollywood Bowl: New Order and Goldfrapp. The pairing is an interesting one, New Order being legends…
Ryan Leas | September 13, 2017 - 4:01 pm


Mims Talks “This Is Why I’m Hot” 10 Years Later And Why He Left Rap Behind To Pursue Technology

Welcome to the third installment of "Tracking Down," a new Stereogum franchise in which we talk to artists who have been out of the spotlight
Dan Weiss | September 13, 2017 - 2:45 pm

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High & Low: Thoughts On Brand New’s First Live Set Since Science Fiction

You ever go to a bad music festival? Not an outright Fyre Festival or Woodstock '99 disaster that merits a post-mortem from dozens of people…
Ian Cohen | September 13, 2017 - 12:53 pm

Status Ain't Hood

Thanks To Ghostemane, Industrial And Metal Are Rap Now

Meet Ghostemane. He's a white kid with dyed-gray hair and the word kybalion, which Google tells me is some kind of ancient hermetic philosophy, tattooed…
Tom Breihan | September 13, 2017 - 11:15 am

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Havah Contravveleno

Fascism came back. The past year and a half has been a strange time in human history, when voters across Europe and North America showed…
Tom Breihan | September 12, 2017 - 12:20 pm

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On 9/11 Brockhampton Offered An Escape From NYC

There's always a weird energy worming its way through the Big Apple on 9/11. An ambivalent mixture of melancholy, pride, mourning, hopefulness, leeriness, and togetherness…
Collin Robinson | September 12, 2017 - 12:05 pm


At Home With The Lemon Twigs

There are streets like this all over America. Broad boulevards lined with roadside diners, fast-food outposts that haven’t been updated since the ‘80s, small stores…
Ryan Leas | September 12, 2017 - 10:01 am

Premature Evaluation

Premature Evaluation: Foo Fighters Concrete And Gold

This brings me great pleasure to report: You shouldn’t count out the Foo Fighters just yet.
Pranav Trewn | September 11, 2017 - 3:52 pm

The Anniversary

Rise Above Turns 10

On the surface, its concept bordered on kitsch: a Yale-educated Brooklyn indie rocker was writing an album of "re-imagined" songs from Black Flag’s 1981 debut…
Lindsey Rhoades | September 11, 2017 - 1:33 pm

The Anniversary

Graduation Turns 10

When looking back on a classic album, it's always crazy to consider all the ways the world has changed in the years since its release.
Chris DeVille | September 11, 2017 - 12:03 pm

The Anniversary

Strawberry Jam Turns 10

The first thing you see is the cover: a tastefully arranged heap of pulped strawberries that verges on the NSFW, suggesting a Gourmet photoshoot or…
Raymond Cummings | September 11, 2017 - 10:47 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Twin Peaks ended this week, for the second time, and I have no idea whether I liked it or not. Certain scenes were utterly spellbinding;…
Tom Breihan | September 8, 2017 - 5:25 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Seems like just last week we were talking about Taylor Swift failing to make 5 Best Songs. Actually, it seems like it was three months…
Stereogum | September 8, 2017 - 4:55 pm

Gotcha Covered

Gotcha Covered: “Do It Again”

When Steely Dan's guitarist/co-songwriter Walter Becker passed away last Sunday, most of the remembrances -- including the one from his cohort in sly yet yearning
Nate Patrin | September 7, 2017 - 12:18 pm
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