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Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Downtown Boys Cost Of Living

On their 2015 sophomore LP, Providence punks Downtown Boys throttled authority with a saxophone by their side. The album was called Full Communism, and it…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 8, 2017 - 12:06 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Summer is fast-approaching and the office has been pretty much empty all day seeing as how it's Memorial Day weekend. We've had some heavy consecutive…
Stereogum | May 26, 2017 - 5:45 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

It's SXSW week, so most of the Stereogum crew is in Austin right now. We've already thrown a couple parties of our own and attended…
Stereogum | March 17, 2017 - 5:02 pm

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Downtown Boys – “Somos Chulas (No Somos Pendejas)” Video

Last month, Downtown Boys released their excellent new album, Cost Of Living, and today they've shared a video for its lead single "Somos Chulas (No
James Rettig | September 19, 2017 - 1:02 pm

Stream Downtown Boys Cost Of Living

Next week, the incredible Providence punk band Downtown Boys will release Cost Of Living, their third album and their first for Sub Pop. It is…
Tom Breihan | August 3, 2017 - 10:12 am

Premiere

Downtown Boys – “Lips That Bite”

Next month, the ferocious, politically charged Providence punk band Downtown Boys will release their new album Cost Of Living, their first for new label Sub…
Tom Breihan | July 12, 2017 - 10:46 am

Downtown Boys – “A Wall”

The world could use a Downtown Boys album right about now, and lucky for the world, it's getting one. The Providence punk band signed to
Peter Helman | May 23, 2017 - 10:06 am

Read Downtown Boys’ Open Letter About Coachella’s Anti-LGBTQ Ties And Why They Played Anyway

Downtown Boys performed at both weekends of Coachella this year, and the Providence punk band issued an open letter via their own Spark Mag publication…
James Rettig | April 24, 2017 - 10:32 am

Downtown Boys – “Somos Chulas (No Somos Pendejas)”

The great Providence punk band Downtown Boys signed with Sub Pop earlier this year, and while there hasn't yet been any news about a follow-up…
Tom Breihan | March 14, 2017 - 1:38 pm

Downtown Boys, PWR BTTM, Sheer Mag, More Sign Open Letter Demanding SXSW Remove Deportation Clause

SXSW has drawn heavy criticism over a clause in its artist agreement that allows the festival to "notify the appropriate U.S. immigration authorities" if it…
Peter Helman | March 2, 2017 - 9:05 pm

Downtown Boys Sign To Sub Pop

The Providence punk band Downtown Boys have signed to Sub Pop and are currently working with Greg Norman and Fugazi’s Guy Picciotto on their second…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 2, 2017 - 12:20 pm

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La Neve – “American Sounds” Video

Joey La Neve DeFrancesco is a guitarist and vocalist in the Providence-based punk band Downtown Boys as well as a producer in the dance duo…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | January 26, 2017 - 11:02 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

Downtown Boys Channel Bruce Springsteen At SXSW

"The band with a saxophone that we have the most in common with is Bruce Springsteen," Victoria Ruiz declared as Downtown Boys finished up their…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | March 16, 2016 - 1:38 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
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