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

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Halloween cometh and to celebrate, we at Scaryogum have been sharing some spooktastic articles with you, our loyal ghouls. Kelly Conaboy ranked budget musician Halloween
Stereogum | October 27, 2017 - 4:48 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Taylor Swift's "...Ready For It?" is a pretty bad video, and it's not even bad in the ways that you would expect a Taylor Swift…
Tom Breihan | October 27, 2017 - 12:36 pm


Gothic Avant-Gardist Diamanda Galás Reigns Eternal

The interior of the church was painted solid white; against this backdrop, a spidery figure sat at her nine-foot Steinway, casting enormous, foreboding shadows across…
Lindsey Rhoades | October 27, 2017 - 11:59 am

Sounding Board

“Torn” Between Worlds: One Hit, Many Artists

If you're a pop historian and/or a Natalie Imbruglia superfan, you might have noticed that this week marks the 20th anniversary of the release of…
Nate Patrin | October 27, 2017 - 11:35 am

Sounding Board

Fall Out Boy Are Still Confounding Haters By Refusing To Be Pigeonholed

"It would honestly be bullshit for us to put out something that we didn't think was our very, very fucking best work," Fall Out Boy's…
Annie Zaleski | October 27, 2017 - 11:03 am

The Anniversary

Zaireeka Turns 20

The Flaming Lips are no strangers to strangeness. But before the vinyl pressed with blood, before the flash drives encased in gummy skulls, before the…
Peter Helman | October 27, 2017 - 9:25 am

The Week In Pop

Don’t Underestimate Pink — Or The Power Of Album/Ticket Bundles

Pink is having the last laugh. This past summer, when MTV awarded its Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award to the singer born Alecia Beth Moore,…
Chris DeVille | October 26, 2017 - 4:43 pm

Stereogum Sessions

Watch Sorority Noise’s Cameron Boucher Cover Nightmare Before Christmas’ “Sally’s Song” In A Stereogum Session

Sorority Noise are currently on tour with Citizen and Great Grandpa, and the band's Cameron Boucher stopped by our offices today to perform a few…
James Rettig | October 26, 2017 - 4:10 pm


Stereogum’s 40 Best New Bands Of 2017

For a music fan, few experiences rival listening to a new artist and recognizing their potential for greatness -- or, in some special cases, witnessing…
Stereogum | October 26, 2017 - 12:00 pm

Status Ain't Hood

Future And Young Thug Joined Forces, And The World Didn’t Change

For me, the weirdest thing about Young Thug doing a full album with Future is that Young Thug has already done a whole album with…
Tom Breihan | October 25, 2017 - 2:49 pm


Which Budget Musician Halloween Costume Is The Scariest, And Why?

As a music lover, it’s hard to have a "scary" Halloween costume. You can only be "ghost Dave Grohl" so many years in a row…
Kelly Conaboy | October 25, 2017 - 12:19 pm

Cover Story

Hope Is A Good Word: Julien Baker Finds Lights In The Darkness

One sunny afternoon in Charlottesville, the singer-songwriter Julien Baker is excitedly chatting about her guitar pedals when a local homeless man walks up and asks…
Tom Breihan | October 25, 2017 - 11:28 am
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