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In Memoriam: Bands We Lost In 2019

Have you seen the hashtags? All of your faves announced 2020 reunion shows. Rage Against The Machine! My Chemical Romance! Circle Jerks! Mr. Bungle! Supergrass!
Scott Lapatine | December 10, 2019 - 2:12 pm

Album List

The 50 Best Albums Of 2016 So Far

Veep, quite possibly the best show on TV right now, depicts a culture of Washington aides chained to their phones, sent scrambling to come up…
Stereogum | June 15, 2016 - 10:30 am

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Big Ups Before A Million Universes

The moment when a great post-hardcore song lurches into high gear is one of the greatest, most exciting moments that music can give us. Think…
Tom Breihan | March 1, 2016 - 9:11 am

More Big Ups stories

Big Ups Announce Indefinite Hiatus

The New York hardcore band Big Ups have announced that they're going on an indefinite hiatus. They'll be wrapping up this chapter of the band…
James Rettig | November 5, 2018 - 10:14 am

Stream Big Ups Two Parts Together

On their forthcoming album, Two Parts Together, Big Ups ruminate on life's greatest contradictions and manifest their uncertainties in songs that’ll leave you with more…
Sara Nuta | May 15, 2018 - 3:42 pm

Big Ups – “Imaginary Dog Walker”

New York punk/post-hardcore quartet Big Ups are returning later this month with Two Parts Together, the follow-up to their excellent 2016 album Before A Million
Peter Helman | May 3, 2018 - 2:32 pm


Big Ups – “Fear” Video

Last month, post-hardcore four-piece Big Ups released the first preview of their forthcoming record, Two Parts Together, and today they’re back with a new single…
Sara Nuta | April 17, 2018 - 11:01 am

Big Ups – “PPP”

"Look into the crystal/ And see what you wanna see!" So goes the harshly howled refrain from "PPP," our first preview of the next Big…
Chris DeVille | March 6, 2018 - 12:56 pm


Stream EIS: Live At Shea Stadium Feat. Pile, Speedy Ortiz, Krill, LVL Up, & More

Back in March, after receiving a series of violation notices related to zoning and licensing, the beloved Brooklyn DIY venue Shea Stadium launched a Kickstarter
Peter Helman | September 29, 2017 - 10:00 am

Stereogum x Exploding In Sound’s Austin Invasion 2016 Yearbook

Congratulations to the SXSW Class of 2016! We made it! In this, the second year of our Stereogum x Exploding In Sound Austin Invasion, we…
Gabriela Tully Claymore & James Rettig | March 21, 2016 - 1:01 pm

Stereogum x Exploding In Sound’s Austin Invasion @ SXSW 2016 Lineup

Later this month Stereogum will return to Austin, TX to present a free all-day-and-night rock showcase at The Hole In The Wall. For the second…
Scott Lapatine | March 1, 2016 - 11:56 am

Stream Big Ups Before A Million Universes

On Friday, the clangorous and excellent New York post-hardcore four-piece Big Ups will release their furious sophomore album Before A Million Universes out into the…
Tom Breihan | February 29, 2016 - 12:11 pm

Big Ups – “Hope For Someone”

Clangorous young New York post-hardcore greats Big Ups are about to follow up their great 2014 debut Eighteen Hours Of Static with a new album…
Tom Breihan | February 23, 2016 - 11:24 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Just sitting down to write this intro right now, I noticed that almost all of the videos I've picked for this week's list are, in…
Tom Breihan | February 19, 2016 - 12:56 pm

Big Ups – “National Parks” Video

When Big Ups released "National Parks" earlier this year, I wrote a short but impassioned screed about how much this band means to me and…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 16, 2016 - 12:51 pm