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2019 In Review

Stereogum’s 100 Favorite Songs Of 2019

Within the macro tradition that is year-end list season, we at Stereogum have carved out our own micro tradition: Every December, instead of publishing a…
Stereogum | December 10, 2019 - 11:00 am

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

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Le Guess Who? 2019 Was One Of The Festival’s Most Adventurous Years Yet

Every year, the charmingly, quirkily named festival Le Guess Who? takes over Utrecht for a weekend in November, with shows spread out across venues around…
Ryan Leas | November 11, 2019 - 12:48 pm

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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

2010s In Review

The 200 Best Songs Of The 2010s

When this decade began, MP3s still reigned supreme. Now, at the end of it, a song is no longer even a file -- it's ephemera,…
Stereogum | November 5, 2019 - 8:37 am

Girl Band – “Salmon Of Knowledge”

Girl Band are releasing their sophomore album, The Talkies, at the end of the month. The Irish group have shared two songs from it so…
James Rettig | September 10, 2019 - 9:48 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

I would now like to call the world's attention to the moment where Normani bounces a basketball off of her ass. This occurs right around…
Tom Breihan | August 16, 2019 - 12:29 pm

Girl Band – “Going Norway” Video

Next month, nasty Dublin bastards Girl Band will return with The Talkies, their second album of tense, squalid, scuzzed-out, fillings-rattling noise-rock. We've already posted their…
Tom Breihan | August 15, 2019 - 9:24 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Are you aware that Kenny Beats, quite possibly the most exciting rap producer currently working, has a biweekly YouTube series called The Cave? I was…
Tom Breihan | June 7, 2019 - 11:15 am

Girl Band – “Shoulderblades” Video

Dublin-based Girl Band have been rather quiet since the release of their 2015 debut album, Holding Hands with Jamie, which helped the quartet secure a Band To
Keely Quinlan | June 6, 2019 - 9:05 am

The Claque – “Hush” & “Stray”

The Claque are an Irish trio comprising Alan Duggan of Girl Band (a 2015 Band To Watch), along with Kate Brady and Paddy Ormond. The…
Keely Quinlan | March 7, 2019 - 10:12 am

Band To Watch

Artist To Watch: Paddy Hanna

It played out like a scene in a downbeat, indie-level This Is Spinal Tap. In one of his succession of failed projects, Irish songwriter Paddy…
Ryan Leas | January 17, 2018 - 10:57 am

Paddy Hanna – “Mario Lanza”

After years spent in a few dysfunctional or dead-end bands around Dublin, Irish songwriter Paddy Hanna decided to strike out on his own in 2014.
Ryan Leas | November 14, 2017 - 10:02 am

Girl Band – “In Plastic” Video

Dublin post-punk Band To Watch Girl Band have a knack for provocative videos. They've made our 5 Best Videos Of The Week list a few…
Collin Robinson | June 21, 2016 - 10:35 am

2015 In Review

The 50 Best Music Videos Of 2015

When I put this list together last year, the big story was the emergence of auteurs in the online era of the music video. For…
Tom Breihan | December 16, 2015 - 11:08 am

Girl Band Cancel 2015 Tour Dates Due To Health Issues

Abrasive Dublin post-punk quartet Girl Band (Band To Watch alums and, more recently, part of our list of 50 best new bands of 2015) just…
Grace Birnstengel | October 26, 2015 - 1:48 pm
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