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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 12, 2020 - 4:49 pm

The Week In Pop

Comparing Shawn Mendes And James Bay, Guitar-Slinging Gods Of Young Adult Contempo

Shawn Mendes will finally exit his teen years this August, but you can't take his youth away. So sang the suburban Toronto native Sunday at…
Chris DeVille | May 24, 2018 - 3:18 pm

Concert Review

5 Memorable Moments From Hangout Festival 2016 Saturday

The producers of Hangout faced a gamut of roadblocks this weekend including Friday’s festival-delaying thunderstorms and subsequent schedule rearranging, and last night’s cancellation of Calvin…
Grace Birnstengel | May 22, 2016 - 1:42 pm

More Leon Bridges stories

Leon Bridges – “Sweeter” (Feat. Terrace Martin)

Since finding fame as a retro soul singer, Leon Bridges has continually added fascinating wrinkles to his sound. Bridges' 2018 album Good Thing nudged his…
Chris DeVille | June 8, 2020 - 9:34 am

Camila Cabello, Chris Martin, Khalid, Tove Lo, & More Cover U2’s “Beautiful Day” For The Class Of 2020

During Sunday's virtual graduation ceremony that was put on by the Obamas, Bono introduced a cover of U2's "Beautiful Day" that was organized by Finneas…
James Rettig | June 7, 2020 - 3:52 pm

Leon Bridges – “Inside Friend” (Feat. John Mayer)

Leon Bridges and John Mayer have released an intriguing, addictive one-off duet. "Inside Friend," the result of an impromptu jam session between the two musicians,…
Chris DeVille | April 10, 2020 - 10:31 am

Khruangbin & Leon Bridges – “Texas Sun”

Leon Bridges and Khruangbin headed out on a joint North American tour last year, stretching from Los Angeles to New York. And now, the retro-soul…
Peter Helman | December 4, 2019 - 1:30 pm

DeJ Loaf & Leon Bridges – “Liberated” Video

When we first met DeJ Loaf, she was threatening to kill us. Since breaking out in 2014 with the murderous "Try Me," she's continued to…
Peter Helman | June 8, 2018 - 12:54 pm

Leon Bridges – “Beyond”

Judging by the first two singles from Leon Bridges' Good Thing, the album will find him exploring more shades of retro cool than just the…
Chris DeVille | April 20, 2018 - 12:10 pm

Leon Bridges – “Bet Ain’t Worth The Hand” Video

Leon Bridges made himself into a big draw with the fully realized 2015 soul-revival debut Coming Home. He'll follow it up next month with the…
Tom Breihan | April 2, 2018 - 10:18 am

Leon Bridges – “Bad Bad News” Video

A couple of weeks ago, the young soul revivalist Leon Bridges announced plans to follow up 2015's Coming Home, the debut album that made him…
Tom Breihan | March 26, 2018 - 10:41 am

Leon Bridges – “Bad Bad News” & “Bet Ain’t Worth The Hand”

Leon Bridges made himself a minor star with Coming Home, his 2015 debut album. The project positioned Bridges as a studious revivalist specializing in retro…
Chris DeVille | March 13, 2018 - 12:38 pm

Livestream Texas Strong Harvey Benefit Featuring Willie Nelson, Paul Simon, James Taylor, & More

There's already been at least one star-studded benefit to aid those in Texas affected by Hurricane Harvey. And tonight, musicians including Willie Nelson, Paul Simon,…
Peter Helman | September 22, 2017 - 9:21 pm

Sounding Board

An Honest Attempt At A Fair Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Review

I leave the panel I just attended. I walk through the New York streets. I get to the 6 train. I transfer to the 4…
Collin Robinson | February 26, 2016 - 11:31 am

A Lot Of Really Fantastic Artists Agreed To Be On Macklemore’s New Album

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis have released the tracklist for their imminent new album This Unruly Mess I've Made, and the guest list is extremely impressive.
Chris DeVille | February 15, 2016 - 12:00 pm
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