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In Memoriam: Bands We Lost In 2015

It's time for our 8th annual Oscars-style montage of the year in musical breakups. If any of these bands are are unfamiliar to you, that…
Scott Lapatine | December 1, 2015 - 2:46 pm

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Obits Break Up

Since 2009, the Drive Like Jehu and Hot Snakes co-frontman Rick Froberg has led the Brooklyn-based band Obits. They've released three underrated albums of authoritative,…
Tom Breihan | April 2, 2015 - 9:26 am

Members Of Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Parquet Courts, Dismemberment Plan, & More To Join Forces For Brooklyn Rock Lottery 5

I first learned about the music scene roulette known as the Rock Lottery when some industrious creative types in Columbus started throwing their own annual…
Chris DeVille | November 4, 2014 - 4:41 pm

Obits – “Machines” Video

The videos that have come from Obits' 2013 album Bed & Bugs have been all over the place. There was the alien invasion of "Operation
Miles Bowe | October 6, 2014 - 5:07 pm

Obits – “I’m Closing In” Video

The music video for "I'm Closing In," a track off Obits' 2013 album Beds & Bugs, plays out like every doodle in a little boy's…
Miles Bowe | March 7, 2014 - 1:33 pm

Obits – “Operation Bikini” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

Obits, Drive Like Jehu/Hot Snakes frontman Rick Froberg's latter-day vehicle for howling, harrowing garage punk, embarks on a West Coast tour tonight in support of…
Scott Lapatine | November 14, 2013 - 10:30 am

Obits – “Spun Out” Video

Obits have delivered a video for Bed & Bugs track "Spun Out." What seems like a straight-forward performance clip turns into something trash-filled and slightly…
Claire Lobenfeld | September 10, 2013 - 11:54 am

Obits – “Spun Out”

"Spun Out" is our second helping from Obits' upcoming album Bed Bugs. Like first track "Taste The Diff" before it, the Brooklyn band go full-throttle…
Claire Lobenfeld | August 15, 2013 - 12:35 pm

Obits – “Taste The Diff”

In anticipation of their third full-length album, Bed & Bugs, Brooklyn-based garage punks Obits have released the record's rollicking first track, "Taste The Diff." Screamy…
Elliah Heifetz | July 1, 2013 - 1:04 pm

How Independent Rockers Celebrated #IndependenceDay

How did you celebrate July 4th? On a rooftop BBQ listening to our summer mix? Maybe you stayed in and watched old episodes of Hoarders
Scott Lapatine | July 5, 2011 - 1:07 am