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Gummy Awards

The Gummy Awards: Your Top 10 Songs Of 2013

Oh, what a Gummy Awards it's been! As Stereogum and Videogum's readers poll has rolled on, we've seen your picks for 2013's best albums, new
Chris DeVille | December 24, 2013 - 9:43 am

Gummy Awards

The Gummy Awards: Your Top 50 Albums Of 2013

Starting today we're rolling out the winners of the Gummy Awards, Stereogum & Videogum's annual readers' poll. Earlier this month we asked you to vote
Scott Lapatine | December 16, 2013 - 12:38 pm

List

Stereogum’s 50 Favorite Songs Of 2013

Determining the year's best albums is, admittedly, a subjective pursuit. But even more than an albums roundup, a list of songs is an intensely personal…
Stereogum | December 12, 2013 - 1:09 pm

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The 50 Best Metal Albums Of 2013

In our May Premature Evaluation of Deafheaven's Sunbather, I compared the album to Agalloch's 2010 LP, Marrow Of The Spirit. In my opinion, Marrow is…
Michael Nelson | December 10, 2013 - 10:33 am

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The 50 Best Albums Of 2013

Earlier this year, New York Times pop critic Jon Caramanica wrote a piece about pop's Summer Of Smooth, about how many of this year's big…
Stereogum | December 3, 2013 - 10:58 am

Watch A Kid Blogger Interview Deafheaven

They might not be the corpsepaint type, but the Bay Area black metal tinkerers Deafheaven still make a brutal roar, and you could imagine that…
Tom Breihan | October 18, 2013 - 10:31 am

Sleigh Bells Soundtrack The First iPhone 5c Commercial

Apple's iPhone 5C model hits stores on Friday. It's $100 cheaper than the iPhone 5S because it's made out of plastic. It also comes in…
Scott Lapatine | September 17, 2013 - 10:48 am

Deconstructing

Deconstructing: Deafheaven, Disclosure, And Crossing Over

It was damn near impossible to breeze through the music internet last month without tripping over Deafheaven and Disclosure. The two acts, both duos, just…
Chris DeVille | July 11, 2013 - 12:29 pm

Monthly Mix

Stereogum Monthly Mix: May 2013

A few days late but stacked with excellence, here is your collection of May's absolute jams. For optimal ease of consumption, you'll find it here…
Amrit Singh | June 7, 2013 - 12:00 pm

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The Black Market: The Month In Metal – May 2013

May has been a pretty intense month around here. Memorial Day Weekend brought Maryland Death Fest to Baltimore, and attendance was mandatory for any metalhead…
Michael Nelson | May 31, 2013 - 2:06 pm

Premature Evaluation

Premature Evaluation: Deafheaven Sunbather

Any time a metal-curious friend asks me to explain the distinctions separating different metal subgenres -- most often re: death metal vs. black metal --…
Michael Nelson | May 29, 2013 - 1:46 pm

Photos: Boris, Deafheaven, Ides Of Gemini @ Echoplex, Los Angeles 5/24/13

Earplugs were mandatory for the insanely loud and pulverizing line-up of Boris and Deafheaven. Boris played their third album Flood in its entirety along with…
Andrew Youssef | May 27, 2013 - 1:39 pm

Stream Deafheaven Sunbather

On their staggering new album Sunbather, the San Fransisco metal explorers Deafheaven fuse black metal to shoegaze, creating mind-warping 10-minute odysseys of sound that are…
Tom Breihan | May 23, 2013 - 10:56 am

Deafheaven – “Sunbather”

From a distance, the title track from Deafheaven's sophomore LP, Sunbather, sounds like a particularly harrowing and intense display of might. But in the lovingly…
Michael Nelson | May 21, 2013 - 1:06 pm

Deafheaven – “Dream House”

Black metal purists reject San Francisco's Deafheaven in much the same way, and for many of the same reasons, they reject Brooklyn's Liturgy: Something about…
Michael Nelson | May 1, 2013 - 12:07 pm