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74 Artists On Their Favorite Tom Petty Song

I once got busted trying to steal a magazine from my hometown library. The 8/8/91 issue of Rolling Stone apparently had one of those sensors…
Scott Lapatine | October 4, 2017 - 12:39 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Back in 2013, we decided to start counting down The 5 Best Songs Of The Week and, boy, has it been a wild ride! If…
Stereogum | July 14, 2017 - 5:45 pm

Band To Watch

Band To Watch: Melkbelly

There's an intense alchemy to everything that Melkbelly does. The band sounds like they're being constantly pulled in four directions at once, like a rubber…
James Rettig | July 11, 2017 - 10:00 am

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Stream Melkbelly Nothing Valley

We named Chicago quartet Melkbelly a Band To Watch a few months ago, and their debut full-length, Nothing Valley, finally comes out tomorrow. It's a…
James Rettig | October 12, 2017 - 5:07 pm

Melkbelly – “Off The Lot” Video

Chicago quartet Melkbelly, who we recently named a Band To Watch, are about to put out their debut full-length Nothing Valley. We've heard "Kid Kreative"
Peter Helman | October 3, 2017 - 11:02 am

Melkbelly – “Middle Of” Video

Recent Band To Watch alums Melkbelly are gearing up to release their debut full-length, Nothing Valley, in the fall. We've already heard lead single "Kid
Peter Helman | August 17, 2017 - 11:50 am

Band To Watch

Band To Watch: Melkbelly

There's an intense alchemy to everything that Melkbelly does. The band sounds like they're being constantly pulled in four directions at once, like a rubber…
James Rettig | July 11, 2017 - 10:00 am

Stereogum’s Austin Oasis 2017 Yearbook

Congratulations to the SXSW Class Of 2017! For the third year in a row, Stereogum presented a marathon show at Austin's Hole In The Wall.
Gabriela Tully Claymore & James Rettig | March 20, 2017 - 2:26 pm

Melkbelly Are The Most Exciting Rock Band At SXSW

Melkbelly's journey to their first SXSW was not an easy one. They drove for 26 hours from their home base of Chicago, and along the…
James Rettig | March 18, 2017 - 12:34 pm

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Stereogum’s 40 Best New Bands Of 2016

We listen to a lot of music here at Stereogum -- it's sort of our job! -- and every year, we attempt to codify all…
Stereogum | November 1, 2016 - 12:00 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Another week over, another exciting revelation to reckon with. Here's one: Did you know that there are actually four distinct species of giraffe? For a…
Stereogum | September 9, 2016 - 5:21 pm

Melkbelly – “Mount Kool Kid”

Melkbelly have been kicking around the underground Chicago scene for a few years now. In 2014, they released their debut EP, Pennsylvania, which placed introspective…
James Rettig | September 8, 2016 - 2:13 pm