Gotcha Covered

Gotcha Covered: Fats Domino

Antoine "Fats" Domino, who passed away a bit over a week ago at the age of 89, was a rock 'n' roll pioneer and a…
Nate Patrin | November 3, 2017 - 12:49 pm

The Anniversary

In My Lifetime, Vol. 1 Turns 20

Jay-Z spent the summer of 1997 on Puff Daddy's No Way Out tour, and he must've learned some things there. In Jay's mind, he was…
Tom Breihan | November 3, 2017 - 12:31 pm

The Week In Pop

Can Sam Smith Put Up Adele Numbers This Holiday Season?

Ever since he made the leap from golden-throated Disclosure associate to sulking adult-contemporary torch singer extraordinaire, Sam Smith has caught the same comparison over and…
Chris DeVille | November 2, 2017 - 5:04 pm


Q&A: Michael Stipe On Life After R.E.M. And Revisiting Automatic For The People

Ever since R.E.M. amicably split in 2011, the individual members have remained resolute regarding their disinterest in a reunion, and have kept active otherwise. Most…
Ryan Leas | November 2, 2017 - 1:26 pm


The 9 Worst Weezer Songs

There is a very specific dividing line in Weezer's career, a BC and an AD. Countless bands start strong and dwindle over the years, but…
Ryan Leas | November 1, 2017 - 2:39 pm

Status Ain't Hood

The 21 Savage/Offset/Metro Boomin Album Is A Halloween Miracle

21 Savage gets it. On the outro of "My Choppa Hate Niggas," one of his solo tracks from the new 21 Savage/Offset/Metro Boomin collaborative album…
Tom Breihan | November 1, 2017 - 2:22 pm

The Black Market

The Black Market: The Month In Metal – October 2017

Since the 2016 election, the American political press has taken an unprecedented interest in tech giants like Facebook and Google. A lot of this interest…
Doug Moore | October 31, 2017 - 2:28 pm

Stereogum Sessions

Watch A Costumed Common Holly Cover Ozzy Osbourne In A Halloween Stereogum Session

Recent Best New Bands list honoree Common Holly -- aka Montréal-based musician Brigitte Naggar -- just released a new album, Playing House, and she stopped…
James Rettig | October 31, 2017 - 12:14 pm


The 16 Best Weezer Songs Since Pinkerton

In September 1996, Weezer released their sophomore album, Pinkerton. It was, in many ways, the turning point in Weezer's story. Following up an acclaimed debut…
Ryan Leas | October 31, 2017 - 12:04 pm

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Converge The Dusk In Us

The first time I ever saw anyone do a backflip in a moshpit was at a Converge show. The Boston hardcore veterans have always been…
Tom Breihan | October 31, 2017 - 11:14 am


Hole’s Patty Schemel On Her Unflinching New Memoir Hit So Hard

Like many teenagers, Patty Schemel started playing music because it made her feel like less of an outsider. She grew up a working-class, awkward kid…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | October 31, 2017 - 10:52 am


Liima’s New Album Is Called 1982, But It Looks To The Future

When the Danish trio behind Efterklang -- Casper Clausen, Rasmus Stolberg, and Mads Brauer -- embarked on a new collaboration with their touring drummer, Finnish…
Ryan Leas | October 31, 2017 - 10:12 am

Sounding Board

Before Halloween Is Even Over, ‘Tis The Season For Christmas Albums

Sorry to spook you, but: You'd better put on an ugly sweater over your Halloween costume because it's Christmas time again! It must be, or…
Chris DeVille | October 31, 2017 - 9:41 am


The 9 Best R.E.M. Songs Since Bill Berry Left 20 Years Ago Today

On October 30, 1997 -- 20 years ago today -- Bill Berry left R.E.M. And on September 21, 2011, R.E.M. announced they were "calling it…
Stephen Deusner | October 30, 2017 - 11:09 am

Premature Evaluation

Premature Evaluation: Fever Ray Plunge

The last time we heard from Karin Dreijer, she was excoriating modern society on the Knife's most overtly political album, Shaking The Habitual, which apparently…
James Rettig | October 30, 2017 - 11:00 am
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