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2015 In Review

Stereogum’s 80 Favorite Songs Of 2015

One of music's finest qualities is that, for all its unifying power, it strikes different people in radically different ways. There is value in recognizing…
Stereogum | December 9, 2015 - 11:51 am

2015 In Review

The 50 Best Albums Of 2015

We heard it again and again in 2015: This year in music is so good that any attempt to make sense of it is going…
Stereogum | December 1, 2015 - 8:58 am


The 50 Best Albums Of 2015 So Far

The amount of great music in the past six months has been almost unfair. As in: How are we supposed to process all this? How…
Stereogum | June 16, 2015 - 11:08 am

More Hop Along stories

Watch Hop Along Debut New Song In Prospect Park

Last night, Hop Along opened for Conor Oberst at the Prospect Park Bandshell for the BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival. (Big Thief was also on the…
James Rettig | July 21, 2017 - 10:08 am

Watch Hop Along Cover Rage Against The Machine’s “Bombtrack”

If you haven't seen Hop Along perform live yet, then you should make it a New Year's resolution to do so. The Philly-based band sound…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | December 15, 2015 - 1:24 pm

The Best Rock Acts Of 2015 Celebrate Ground Control Touring At NYC Mini-Fest

Last night, the booking agency Ground Control Touring and the music site Noisey partnered to bring something like a five hour mini-festival to Manhattan's Webster…
Ryan Leas | December 3, 2015 - 12:37 pm

Artist Portaits From FYF Fest 2015

FYF Fest took over LA's Memorial Sports Arena this past weekend, with headlining sets from Morrissey and Kanye West (who joined the bill after Frank…
Stereogum | August 24, 2015 - 12:53 pm

Cover Story

Streets Of Philadelphia: How The Former “Sixth Borough” Became Rock’s First City

There's a small plastic turtle on the dashboard of Cayetana's old blue van. Her name is Tracy. She wears red glasses and does a little…
Michael Tedder | June 8, 2015 - 11:38 am

Hop Along – “Powerful Man” Video

Hop Along released their excellent new album, Painted Shut, today, along with this animated video for the single "Powerful Man." Painted Shut spews instrumental pop…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | May 4, 2015 - 1:19 pm

Stream Hop Along Painted Shut

Hop Along's Painted Shut is a prickly, unfettered masterpiece. Building off the charms of their 2012 debut, the Philadelphia band has crafted a thrilling, back-breaking…
James Rettig | April 30, 2015 - 12:18 pm


Q&A: Hop Along On Being Painted Shut + “Texas Funeral” (Stereogum Premiere)

The first thing you'll notice about Hop Along is Frances Quinlan's voice. It's an evocative thing, scratchy and muscular and resistant in all the right…
James Rettig | April 13, 2015 - 1:17 pm

Hop Along – “Powerful Man”

Hop Along are the latest of several great acts to emerge from Philadelphia -- is there something in the water over there right now? The…
Caitlin White | March 23, 2015 - 12:43 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Some notes on methodology: We compile this list at the end of the day Thursday, so the 5 Best Songs Of The Week recognizes "the…
Stereogum | March 13, 2015 - 3:58 pm

Hop Along – “Waitress”

Hop Along are one of the many recent success stories to come out of the Philadelphia punk scene. The release of their debut album, Get
James Rettig | March 9, 2015 - 11:25 am

Hop Along – “Sister Cities”

"Shaking Through" is a rare and refreshing recording project organized by the Philly-based "music incubator" non-profit Weathervane Music. Ten times per year, Weathervane invites an…
Liz Pelly | June 8, 2013 - 1:29 pm