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2016 In Review

The 18 Beefiest Music Beefs Of 2016

It's been such a shitty year that making a list of the biggest music beefs -- like I did last year, and the site has…
James Rettig | December 16, 2016 - 12:03 pm


Welcome Back Kings Of Leon With 15 Covers Of “Use Somebody”

Kings Of Leon released a new single and video this week and dozens (dozens!) of you lurkers stepped up to discuss it. KoL has become…
Scott Lapatine | September 9, 2010 - 5:06 pm

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Stream Your Old Droog’s New Album Jewelry

Brooklyn rapper Your Old Droog has been seriously churning out music this year. In April, he surprise released It Wasn't Even Close. A second surprise-release…
Ryan Leas | December 23, 2019 - 12:24 pm

What’d Matisyahu Do Now?

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, the reggae singer Matisyahu released a song called "King Without A Crown." Eons later, he's…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 2, 2017 - 11:27 am


JD Werner – “Last Flowers”

JD Werner is a member of Tunde Adebimpe's Higgins Waterproof Black Magic Band who has also toured and recorded with acts including CocoRosie, Wu-Tang Clan,…
Bruce Hamilton | October 20, 2016 - 10:17 am

Matisyahu Apologizes For Telling Fan Her Child Is “Ugly As Fuck”

Matisyahu has apparently been receiving nasty messages from disappointed fans suggesting he should stop touring in the wake of recent lackluster performances...
Scott Lapatine | August 10, 2016 - 2:22 pm

Viral Matisyahu Video Earns Maui Prisoner A Furlough To Hollywood

Last week a viral video made the rounds that showed a Hawaiin man, Clint Alama, playing Matisyahu's "One Day" on ukulele in a coffee shop.
James Rettig | August 10, 2016 - 11:01 am

Reggae Fest Invites Matisyahu Back After Condemnation From Spanish Gov’t

Facing pressure from the anti-Israeli BDS campaign, the Spanish reggae festival Rototom Sunsplash removed Matisyahu from its lineup earlier this week when the Jewish rapper…
Chris DeVille | August 19, 2015 - 11:20 am

Matisyahu Kicked Off Festival For Not Clarifying His Position On Palestine

Matisyahu was scheduled to perform at the Spanish reggae festival Rototom Sunsplash this Saturday, but as Reuters reports, he has been removed from the lineup…
Chris DeVille | August 17, 2015 - 1:47 pm

Avicii Announces Rock Album Feat. Chris Martin, Billie Joe Armstrong, Jon Bon Jovi, Serj Tankian

The Swedish dance producer Avicii exists near the top of the EDM pyramid; he's popular enough that he can play arenas and have things like…
Tom Breihan | July 21, 2014 - 5:06 pm

Watch Stereogum’s Minutes Of BottleRock With No Age, Blues Traveler, Matisyahu, & More; Hosted By Gabe Delahaye

Back in April, we wondered if Napa Valley's second BottleRock festival offered the strangest festival lineup of 2014. Headline sets from the Cure, OutKast, and…
Scott Lapatine | June 5, 2014 - 1:42 pm

BottleRock 2014 Friday: TV On The Radio Debut Three Songs, The Cure Get Cut Off

The second year of Napa Valley's BottleRock festival got off to a slow start yesterday, as a modest crowd milled around through some of the…
Ryan Leas | May 31, 2014 - 3:19 pm

Photos From Pemberton Festival

The first annual Pemberton Festival, in the city of the same name in British Columbia, Canada, definitely did its work attracting the right names to…
Amrit Singh | July 29, 2008 - 11:09 am

Message To Matisyahu

Don't cover the Police. Yeah, you're reggae (and a Hasidic reformed Phishhead, too -- impressive!). But even if this classic-rock staple comes from an album…
Stereogum | December 20, 2006 - 4:12 pm