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2019 In Review

The 50 Best Albums Of 2019

For many of us, 2019 has been a year of flux -- politically, culturally, professionally, personally. It’s hard to envision what the future might bring…
Stereogum | December 3, 2019 - 10:00 am


The 50 Best Albums Of 2019 So Far

Music has always been a vast universe to explore, and that sense of the unconquerable infinite has only intensified in an age of on-demand streaming…
Stereogum | June 11, 2019 - 10:00 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Every week the Stereogum staff chooses the five best new songs of the week (the eligibility period begins and ends Thursdays right before midnight). This
Stereogum | March 22, 2019 - 4:14 pm

More Empath stories

Empath – “Drunken Angel / The Other Side” (Lucinda Williams Cover)

Empath's debut Active Listening: Night On Earth is less than six months old, and today they're already back with new music. The tune in question…
Chris DeVille | October 23, 2019 - 10:02 am

Stream Empath’s Debut Album Active Listening: Night On Earth

Active Listening: Night On Earth is exactly what you want from a debut album: energetic and free-wheeling, Empath play like they've got something to prove.
James Rettig | May 3, 2019 - 9:32 am

Empath – “Roses That Cry”

Empath's debut album, Active Listening: Night On Earth, was originally supposed to be out by now, but its release date got pushed back -- it's…
James Rettig | April 26, 2019 - 11:36 am

Empath – “Hanging Out Of Cars”

In a few weeks, Philadelphia noise-pop crew Empath are releasing their debut album, Active Listening: Night On Earth. Last month, they shared its lead single…
James Rettig | March 18, 2019 - 11:49 am

Artist Portraits From Stereogum Range Life 2019

Stereogum is in Texas for SXSW right now, and on Tuesday and Wednesday, we played host to an unofficial day party showcase at Cheer Up…
Peter Helman | March 14, 2019 - 3:13 pm

Stereogum Range Life 2019 Recap: 2 Days, 24 Bands, 500 Packs Of Gum

Stereogum returned to Texas in full force this year for Stereogum Range Life 2019, throwing a two-day day party in downtown Austin during the SXSW…
Peter Helman | March 14, 2019 - 3:01 pm

Stereogum Range Life 2019 Lineup

Next month we return to Austin, Texas to throw a two-day party at Cheer Up Charlies on Red River. Stereogum Range Life '19 goes down…
Scott Lapatine | February 26, 2019 - 10:00 am


Empath – “Soft Shape” Video

Last year, Empath released their excellent Liberating Guilt And Fear tape and followed that up in the summer with a 7" featuring two new tracks,…
James Rettig | February 19, 2019 - 12:00 pm

Watch Priests Cover “Christmas Wrapping” At A 3rd Stereogum Christmas Show

Last week, a few hundred of us came out to hang out with us at our third annual Stereogum Christmas Show, and it fucking ruled.
Tom Breihan | December 10, 2018 - 1:36 pm

2018 In Review

25 Great EPs From 2018

Every year, the parameters for this list get a little more specious. With the rise of streaming services and the decline of physical media, the…
James Rettig | December 5, 2018 - 10:00 am

Best New Bands

Stereogum’s 40 Best New Bands Of 2018

This fall, an artist found her voice. In A Star Is Born, Ally Campana goes from unknown to sensation in under a year. The movie…
Stereogum | October 29, 2018 - 10:02 am

A 3rd Stereogum Christmas Show Is Coming

We're excited to announce that A 3rd Stereogum Christmas Show will take place at Baby's All Right in Brooklyn on Thursday, 12/6. This year's show…
Stereogum | October 22, 2018 - 9:59 am