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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

What a week for great new music! The Lorde blessed us with Melodrama, Arcade Fire debuted "Creature Comfort," Hundredth's RARE is out, Young Thug dropped…
Stereogum | June 16, 2017 - 4:40 pm

Band To Watch

Band To Watch: Algiers

Listening to Algiers is like cramming a Marxist treatise in one ear and a church organ in the other. Their music is a heady, vicious…
Caitlin White | March 26, 2015 - 3:37 pm

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Algiers – “Cleveland” Video

A pivotal aspect of Atlanta gospel-punks Algiers' songwriting, and any good songwriting for that matter, is the intrinsic ability to express raw, unabashed emotions and…
Kim Ilkowski | July 12, 2017 - 9:00 am

Algiers Hit The Studio With Massive Attack

Algiers released their sophomore album, The Underside Of Power, just last week, and they've wasted no time getting back in the studio. Today the band…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 7, 2017 - 9:39 am

Stream Algiers The Underside Of Power

We named Algiers a Band To Watch on the strength of their self-titled debut, and they've made good on that promise with their excellent sophomore…
James Rettig | June 23, 2017 - 12:03 am

Algiers – “Walk Like A Panther” & “Walk Like A Panther (Uniform Remix)”

Apocalyptic gospel-punk Band To Watch Algiers are about to unleash The Underside Of Power, the follow-up to their 2015 debut. We've already posted the title
Chris DeVille | June 21, 2017 - 11:28 am

Algiers – “Cleveland”

Algiers, the politically righteous Atlanta soul-punks and onetime Band To Watch, are gearing up to release their sophomore album The Underside Of Power next week.
Tom Breihan | June 13, 2017 - 10:45 am

Algiers – “The Underside Of Power” Video

We named Algiers a Band To Watch back in 2015 on the strength of their self-titled debut. The politically-minded gospel-punks, now a quartet following the…
Peter Helman | April 27, 2017 - 10:14 am

9 Memorable Moments From Primavera Sound 2016 Thursday

The first thing you need to know about Primavera Sound, besides its incredible lineup and the many schedule conflicts that produces, is that it goes…
Chris DeVille | June 3, 2016 - 9:46 am

Algiers – “And When You Fall” Video

We made the intense, politically driven, impossible-to-categorize trio Algiers a Band To Watch earlier this year, and we've posted their videos for "Blood," "Irony. Utility.
Tom Breihan | September 28, 2015 - 10:59 am

Algiers – “Black Eunuch (Liars Remix)”

The core of Band To Watch Algiers' "Black Eunuch" is a skeletal vocal line of charred gospel harmonies, a choir's swell of dramatic, ominous voices…
Caitlin White | June 11, 2015 - 11:48 am

Algiers – “Black Eunuch” Video

Algiers were one of 2015's first Bands To Watch, a trans-Atlantic gospel-punk trio of Southern ex-pats who make music steeped in revolutionary ideas. Their rage…
Caitlin White | May 21, 2015 - 1:29 pm

Algiers – “Black Eunuch”

As though Algiers were going to let up. Previously the trans-Atlantic trio gave us "But She Was Not Flying," "Blood" and "Irony.Utility.Pretext," and their next…
Caitlin White | April 14, 2015 - 4:10 pm

Algiers – “Irony. Utility. Pretext.” Video

After "But She Was Not Flying" and "Blood," I didn't expect gospel-electro-noise-punk anomaly Algiers to release something for the club. But the drum-machine rhythm and…
Chris DeVille | March 24, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Algiers – “Blood” Video

Algiers are a Georgia gospel-spook trio who wield a double-edged sword of religion and politics to slice through the pasty, vapid mess of pop culture…
Caitlin White | February 25, 2015 - 1:12 pm