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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

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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

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The 25 Bands We’re Most Excited To See At SXSW 2012

Hey, everybody, it's that time again! South By Southwest 2012. Are you ready? How's your hashtag game? Can you feel the early-onset FOMO? As the…
Stereogum | March 9, 2012 - 11:24 am