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The Story Behind Every Song On Phoebe Bridgers’ New Album Punisher

In 2017, Phoebe Bridgers released her debut Stranger In The Alps. With that album alone, she was already greeted as one of the most exciting,…
Ryan Leas | June 18, 2020 - 10:58 am

The Anniversary

It’s Blitz! Turns 10

One of the more absurd intersections of indie and popular culture came about in 2011 when Glee inexplicably mashed up "Heads Will Roll" and "Thriller"
James Rettig | March 6, 2019 - 10:10 am


Fufanu Take Us Around Reykjavik And Talks New Album Sports

At Iceland Airwaves 2014, I accidentally saw Fufanu. I had no idea who they were, but followed two English friends to a venue in downtown…
Ryan Leas | November 15, 2016 - 11:25 am

More Nick Zinner stories

Watch Yeah Yeah Yeahs Perform A Socially Distant “Phenomena”

Last month, Karen O got into the socially distant performance ring with a performance of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs deep cut "Our Time." She did…
James Rettig | May 24, 2020 - 11:02 am

The Rentals – “Spaceships” Video

The Rentals put out their first full-length in 15 years back in 2014, and now it's only taken the Matt Sharp-led band 6 years this…
James Rettig | November 5, 2019 - 1:06 pm

180dB – “Road Trip” (Feat. Meredith Graves & Nick Zinner) Video

180dB is a new band made up of the bassist and drummer from Savages. Sorry, scratch that -- according to a press release, "180dB is…
Peter Helman | September 20, 2018 - 7:20 pm

BOOTS – “Delete Delete” (Feat. Run The Jewels & Cristin Milioti)

BOOTS, the producer best known for working with Beyoncé a few years ago, has released a new EP called #Darkdaze that includes a song with…
James Rettig | February 13, 2018 - 9:36 am

Watch Kurt Vile & Win Butler Cover David Bowie At VICE’s NewFront Party

Tonight, Vice are throwing an afterparty at NYC's Pier 59 Studios to celebrate their Digital Content NewFront. During the event, Kurt Vile played Lou Reed's…
Peter Helman | May 6, 2016 - 9:42 pm

Head Wound City – “Born To Burn”

Head Wound City, the spazzy post-hardcore supergroup featuring Yeah Yeah Yeahs guitarist Nick Zinner, the Blood Brothers' Jordan Blilie and Cody Votolato, and the Locust’s…
Chris DeVille | March 28, 2016 - 2:25 pm

Head Wound City – “Scraper” Video

Head Wound City is the supergroup of Yeah Yeah Yeahs' Nick Zinner, the Blood Brothers' Jordan Blilie and Cody Votolato, and Justin Pearson and Gabe…
Peter Helman | March 8, 2016 - 11:11 pm

Lawrence Rothman – “Designer Babies” (Feat. Kim Gordon)

The Californian weirdo auteur Lawrence Rothman is a man with some very serious connections. We've already posted his "Oz Vs. Eden" with Charli XCX, and…
Tom Breihan | March 4, 2016 - 10:00 am

Neil Young Tribute Concert Lines Up Ryan Adams, Sharon Van Etten, Body/Head, Patrick Carney, & More

This fall, NYC's Bowery Ballrooom is hosting the first-ever Neil Fest, a two-day tribute concert event organized by the same people who previously brought us…
Peter Helman | August 26, 2015 - 9:23 pm

Peaches – “Bodyline” (Feat. Nick Zinner)

Cartoon Network's Adult Swim programming block releases a series of free weekly singles from moderate-to-large-name artists every year under their "Adult Swim Singles" feature, each…
Grace Birnstengel | July 20, 2015 - 11:57 am

Watch Beck & Karen O Cover Lou Reed At The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Inductions

Over the weekend, the late Lou Reed was inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame alongside Green Day, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts,…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 20, 2015 - 12:00 pm
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