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48 Bands That Took 20 Or More Years Between Albums

What's a legacy to a legend? For some, it's a thing to be actively patrolled: endless tours, obligatory records, the noblesse oblige of the bassist…
Brad Shoup | May 21, 2015 - 11:40 am

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Os Mutantes’ “Black & Gray” Asks Melania Trump To Save The World From The President

Sergio Dias, founding member of Os Mutantes, the Brazilian group that in the late '60s tripped through the Tropicalia movement with kaleidoscopic, politically-charged rock, recently…
Judy Cantor-Navas / Billboard | November 5, 2017 - 5:26 pm

Os Mutantes – “Ganjaman”

The great Brazilian psychedelic band Os Mutantes returned from a 35-year absence in 2009 with their eighth LP, Haih. Now, they're set to release the…
Michael Nelson | April 9, 2013 - 4:28 pm

Beck’s Record Club Does “Never Tear Us Apart”

It's the one we've been waiting for... As Beck & Co. continue their track-by-track move through Kick, they finally arrive at iconic '80s ballad/prom song…
Brandon Stosuy | May 26, 2010 - 2:48 pm

Beck, Liars, St. Vincent & Os Mutantes – “Mediate” (INXS Cover)

Beck's current Record Club has so far covered "Need You Tonight," "Devil Inside," "New Sensation," from INXS's Kick. There are likely a few more to…
jessica | April 30, 2010 - 9:46 am

Beck, Liars, St. Vincent & Os Mutantes – “Need You Tonight” (INXS Cover)

St. Vincent takes lead vocals, while Liars's Angus Andrew backs her up for this Record Club submission. Previously we saw and heard them do Kick's…
jessica | April 19, 2010 - 1:22 pm

Beck, Liars, St. Vincent & Os Mutantes – “Devil Inside” (INXS Cover)

Previously: "New Sensation." Next: INXS's sole US chart-topper "Need You Tonight."
Scott Lapatine | April 10, 2010 - 4:19 pm

Beck, Liars, St. Vincent & Os Mutantes – “New Sensation” (INXS Cover)

Following last week's "Guns In The Sky," Beck's Record Club (it's like a book club, but cooler) tackles the second track on Kick all quiet-like.
Scott Lapatine | April 2, 2010 - 7:23 pm

Beck Enlists Liars, St. Vincent, Os Mutantes To Cover INXS Kick

So far Beck and a rotating cast have tackled Skip Spence, Leonard Cohen, and the Velvet Underground. When St. Vincent Tweeted about collaborating with Mr.
Brandon Stosuy | March 25, 2010 - 11:54 am

St. Vincent, Liars, Os Mutantes Join Beck’s Record Club

Annie Clark doesn't mention the album they tackled, but the St. Vincent mastermind did Tweet that she teamed up with Tropicalia stalwarts Os Mutantes and…
Brandon Stosuy | March 11, 2010 - 9:42 am

Bumbershoot 2009 In Photos

At Seattle's biggest music festival, rain is not unexpected; still, the downpours at Bumbershoot '09 were scary even for this neck of the Pacific Northwest.
Scott Lapatine | September 8, 2009 - 10:34 am

Outside Lands 2009 In Photos

Last year, San Fran's inaugural Outside Lands festival featured Radiohead, but also power outage issues. This year: No Radiohead, but abundant electricity. Trade-offs! While Thom…
Amrit Singh | September 1, 2009 - 9:39 am

New Os Mutantes – “Anagrama” (Stereogum Premiere)

Our first taste of Haih Or Amortecedor, Os Mutantes' first album in 35 years, was "Teclar," a pastoral excursion that reminded me of the Incredible…
Brandon Stosuy | August 18, 2009 - 2:46 pm

New Os Mutantes – “Teclar”

The classic Brazilian crew Os Mutantes are gearing up to release Haih, their first album in 35 years. If they're feeling any pressure about it,…
Brandon Stosuy | July 15, 2009 - 4:28 pm

Os Mutantes Announce First Album In 35 Years

The classic Brazilian Tropic├ília crew started popping up at festivals and Flaming Lips shows and Webster Hall in 2006. Now they've signed to Anti- to…
Brandon Stosuy | June 18, 2009 - 9:50 am