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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 | June 26, 2020 - 5:04 pm

Premature Evaluation

Premature Evaluation: Hum Inlet

The members of the beloved space-rock band Hum have always followed a unique orbit. While appearing on MTV's 120 Minutes in 1998 to promote the…
Annie Zaleski | June 24, 2020 - 2:00 pm

Concert Review

Hum, Psychic Twin, Dirty Feathers @ Canopy Club, Urbana 9/27/12

Space Rock legends Hum came to the rescue of the Pygmalion Festival in Urbana when they filled in for Sleigh Bells who had to pull…
Andrew Youssef | September 28, 2012 - 4:11 pm

More Hum stories

Premature Evaluation

Premature Evaluation: Hum Inlet

The members of the beloved space-rock band Hum have always followed a unique orbit. While appearing on MTV's 120 Minutes in 1998 to promote the…
Annie Zaleski | June 24, 2020 - 2:00 pm

Hum Surprise-Release First Album In 22 Years, Inlet

The band Hum formed in 1989 in Urbana, Illinois. Over the next decade, they released four albums and had exactly one big success, the 1995…
Tom Breihan | June 23, 2020 - 11:57 am

Hum Completing First New Album In 20 Years

Illinois space-rockers Hum haven’t released any new music since 1998’s Downward Is Heavenward. In 2016, guitarist Tim Lash said they were working on new material.
Julia Gray | September 20, 2018 - 8:41 pm

Hum Writing First New Music In 18 Years

Although Illinois space-rock heroes Hum haven't released any new music since 1998's Downward Is Heavenward, they've continued to perform together sporadically since their official dissolution…
Peter Helman | March 7, 2016 - 8:54 pm

Cloakroom – “Dream Warden” (Feat. Matt Talbott Of Hum) (Stereogum Premiere)

Midwest shoegazers Cloakroom have been recording a double-LP for 2015 release, but first they'll share a 7" they recorded with Hum's Matt Talbott at his…
Chris DeVille | November 3, 2014 - 10:43 am

Concert Review

Hum @ The High Dive, Champaign 9/9/11 & A.V. Fest ’11 9/10/11

Hum has a very loyal nearly cult like status amongst those fans who remember the timelessness sound of their albums You'd Prefer An Astronaut (1995)…
Andrew Youssef | September 12, 2011 - 9:16 am