Slaughter Beach, Dog Or: How Jake Ewald Learned To Stop Worrying And Love Wilco

Over the past year, Jake Ewald's tastes have evolved, man. The Slaughter Beach, Dog mastermind has found himself drawn towards music with nuance and a…
Ian Cohen | July 31, 2019 - 10:45 am

Song Of The Summer

Here Is Your Song Of The Summer 2019

Two weeks ago, as is our time-honored tradition, we asked our readers to select this year's Song Of The Summer. The votes are in, and…
Chris DeVille | July 30, 2019 - 11:31 am

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Slaughter Beach, Dog Safe And Also No Fear

Jake Ewald started Slaughter Beach, Dog as an outlet for characters. Feeling restless in his main band at the time, Modern Baseball -- whose songs…
James Rettig | July 30, 2019 - 11:08 am

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Van McCoy & The Soul City Symphony’s “The Hustle”

In The Number Ones, I'm reviewing every single #1 single in the history of the Billboard Hot 100, starting with the chart's beginning, in 1958,
Tom Breihan | July 30, 2019 - 10:45 am

Premature Evaluation

Premature Evaluation: Chance The Rapper The Big Day

The Big Day is not a disaster. Instead, Chance The Rapper's supposed debut album is merely a big shrug, a general sigh of disappointment. It's…
Tom Breihan | July 29, 2019 - 3:21 pm

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Wings’ “Listen To What The Man Said”

In The Number Ones, I'm reviewing every single #1 single in the history of the Billboard Hot 100, starting with the chart's beginning, in 1958,
Tom Breihan | July 29, 2019 - 11:33 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Every week the Stereogum staff chooses the five best new songs of the week (the eligibility period begins and ends Thursdays right before midnight). This
Stereogum | July 26, 2019 - 5:18 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Our resident music video expert Tom Breihan is away on vacation so you've got me, Ryan, filling in for him this time around. Don't worry,…
Ryan Leas | July 26, 2019 - 4:02 pm

The Anniversary

The Writing’s On The Wall Turns 20

Sometimes, the forces of history converge, and people rise out of nothing to become conquerors. Consider, if you will, Beyoncé Knowles, now appearing on half…
Tom Breihan | July 26, 2019 - 10:05 am

The Week In Pop

Some Thoughts On Beyoncé, Music Trendsetter, And Netflix, Music Trend

"Pulling a Beyoncé" has always been a fairly elastic concept. Even when the phrase came into vogue at the end of 2013, when she surprise-released…
Chris DeVille | July 25, 2019 - 1:18 pm

Breaks With Tradition

Breaks With Tradition: “Handclapping Song”

When Art Neville's passing was announced on Monday, the role he played in the musical heritage of postwar New Orleans was given the kind of…
Nate Patrin | July 25, 2019 - 11:38 am


White Reaper Are Gonna Make You Notice

Industry showcases are an odd thing. Some record company gathers together label people, media types and maybe some radio people together in a venue, and…
Michael Tedder | July 24, 2019 - 10:00 am

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Florist Emily Alone

The album's title is factually correct. Florist are a band. They've been a band since 2013. They've released two albums as a band. And yet…
Tom Breihan | July 23, 2019 - 10:41 am

Sounding Board

Robyn And Charli XCX Closed Pitchfork 2019 With A Night Of Left-Of-Center Pop

Over the course of its three days, Pitchfork Music Festival 2019 had a good amount of variety. Though fans of heavier music or more experimental…
Ryan Leas | July 22, 2019 - 11:44 am


A Chat With JPEGMAFIA After His Incredible Pitchfork Music Festival Set

"Pitchfork Condé Nast Music Festival!" JPEGMAFIA exclaimed. "Look at it. And they're letting me up here with a live microphone. Mistake."
Chris DeVille | July 22, 2019 - 10:43 am
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