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2017 In Review

Stereogum’s 80 Favorite Songs Of 2017

If you've been reading Stereogum for long enough, you may have noticed something about your Stereogum staffers: We don't agree on shit. We argue constantly,…
Stereogum | December 11, 2017 - 11:49 am

List

74 Artists On Their Favorite Tom Petty Song

I once got busted trying to steal a magazine from my hometown library. The 8/8/91 issue of Rolling Stone apparently had one of those sensors…
Scott Lapatine | October 4, 2017 - 12:39 pm

List

The 50 Best Albums Of 2017 So Far

Lizzy Goodman’s new book, Meet Me In The Bathroom, documents an era in rock music that many of us remember well. It uses oral history…
Stereogum | June 6, 2017 - 11:00 am

More Fred Thomas stories

Fred Thomas – “Altar” (Feat. Anna Burch) Video

Only two days now until Fred Thomas releases Aftering, the final installment of an album trilogy that has proven to be a career renaissance for…
Chris DeVille | September 12, 2018 - 11:03 am

Premiere

Fred Thomas – “House Show Late December”

Fred Thomas' album artwork for his upcoming album, Aftering -- the last part of the trilogy comprising 2017’s Changer and 2015’s All Are Saved --…
Sara Nuta | August 9, 2018 - 11:00 am

Fred Thomas – “Good Times Are Gone Again” Video

Nearly two decades into his career, former Saturday Looks Good To Me leader Fred Thomas has had quite a run in recent years. His last…
Gil Green | July 17, 2018 - 1:30 pm

Premiere

Anna Burch – “2 Cool 2 Care” Video

Anna Burch has been kicking around the Michigan indie rock world for years, with a resume that includes singing in Frontier Ruckus, co-fronting Failed Flowers,…
Sophie Israelsohn | October 12, 2017 - 11:14 am

List

The 50 Best Albums Of 2017 So Far

Lizzy Goodman’s new book, Meet Me In The Bathroom, documents an era in rock music that many of us remember well. It uses oral history…
Stereogum | June 6, 2017 - 11:00 am

Stream Fred Thomas Changer

Fred Thomas used to lead the indie rock band Saturday Looks Good To Me, but his style has gone through some significant changes since then.
Tom Breihan | January 12, 2017 - 9:52 am

Fred Thomas – “Mallwalkers”

Fred Thomas' new album, Changer, comes out in a few weeks, and so far we've heard "Brickwall," "Echolocation," and "Voiceover," and talked to Thomas himself
James Rettig | January 10, 2017 - 11:36 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Our year-end coverage rolled along this week. We chose our our favorite songs, and looked at the best…
Stereogum | December 9, 2016 - 4:40 pm

Fred Thomas – “Voiceover” Video

Fred Thomas stumbles over his words on "Voiceover" as he tries to ascribe some sort of concrete language to late-night mental backflips of confusion and…
James Rettig | December 6, 2016 - 11:37 am

Stream The Polyvinyl Plays Polyvinyl Comp

Illinois indie rock label Polyvinyl Records is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a neat bit of self-referential reflection. On the 20-track compilation Polyvinyl Plays Polyvinyl,…
Chris DeVille | November 22, 2016 - 10:06 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Thanksgiving is coming up, and many of us are dreading the difficult conversations we'll be having with family around the dinner table this year. By…
Stereogum | November 18, 2016 - 5:08 pm

Interview

Q&A: Fred Thomas On The Transformations Driving His New Album Changer

Everything changes and nothing stands still. Fred Thomas' new album, Changer, is about the constant nature of transformation, in the same way his music --…
James Rettig | November 14, 2016 - 12:28 pm

Fred Thomas – “Brickwall”

Last year, Saturday Looks Good To Me leader Fred Thomas released a solo album, All Are Saved. It wasn't his first solo album, but it…
James Rettig | October 26, 2016 - 2:16 pm
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