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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Every week the Stereogum staff chooses the five best new songs of the week (the eligibility period begins and ends Thursdays right before midnight). This
Stereogum | November 15, 2019 - 4:20 pm

Concert Review

Stereogum Range Life 2019 Recap: 2 Days, 24 Bands, 500 Packs Of Gum

Stereogum returned to Texas in full force this year for Stereogum Range Life 2019, throwing a two-day day party in downtown Austin during the SXSW…
Peter Helman | March 14, 2019 - 3:01 pm

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Save Stereogum: An ‘00s Covers Comp

I started Stereogum in 2002 with a LiveJournal and a dream (to get free CDs). Seriously though, I started this site to discuss new music…
Scott Lapatine | June 29, 2020 - 8:22 am

Maxwell Stern’s John Prine-Inspired “Tying Airplanes To The Ground” Features Members Of Ratboys, Modern Baseball, Into It. Over It., & More

Maxwell Stern of Signals Midwest and Timeshares has collaborated with members of Ratboys, Modern Baseball, Into It. Over It., and more on a new John…
Peter Helman | May 21, 2020 - 9:39 am

COVID-19 Relief Comp The Song Is Coming From Inside The House Has New Mount Eerie, Hand Habits, Downtown Boys, & More

The cleverly titled compilation The Song Is Coming From Inside The House contains unreleased music from two dozen underground artists, many of whom are favorites…
Chris DeVille | April 30, 2020 - 2:32 pm

Ratboys – “Anj”

Ratboys are releasing their latest album, Printer's Devil, at the end of the month. They've shared "Alien With A Sleep Mask On" and "I Go
James Rettig | February 10, 2020 - 11:02 am

Ratboys – “I Go Out At Night”

Back in November, Chicago-based Ratboys announced plans for a new album this year. The upcoming Printer’s Devil serves as a follow-up to their 2017 sophomore full-length GN, and its…
Keely Quinlan | January 9, 2020 - 10:10 am

Ratboys – “Alien With A Sleep Mask On” Video

Ratboys have announced that they're releasing a new album, Printer's Devil, next year, the follow-up to 2017's excellent full-length GN and its companion EP GL.
James Rettig | November 12, 2019 - 11:04 am

Artist Portraits From Stereogum Range Life 2019

Stereogum is in Texas for SXSW right now, and on Tuesday and Wednesday, we played host to an unofficial day party showcase at Cheer Up…
Peter Helman | March 14, 2019 - 3:13 pm

Stereogum Range Life 2019 Lineup

Next month we return to Austin, Texas to throw a two-day party at Cheer Up Charlies on Red River. Stereogum Range Life '19 goes down…
Scott Lapatine | February 26, 2019 - 10:00 am

Ratboys – “I Don’t Want To Live On The Moon” (Sesame Street Cover)

There's a new covers compilation out today, with proceeds going to the American Foundation For Suicide Prevention. One of the contributors is Chicago-based duo Ratboys,…
James Rettig | April 13, 2018 - 2:39 pm

Stream Ratboys GL EP

Ratboys' sophomore album, GN, was sneakily one of 2017's greatest LPs, and today the Chicago duo are releasing a companion EP called GL that contains…
James Rettig | February 23, 2018 - 12:07 pm

Stream New Green Day Tribute Album Featuring Lomelda, Ratboys, Pinegrove’s Evan Stephens Hall, & More

Artists including Lomelda, Ratboys, Pinegrove's Evan Stephens Hall, Sorority Noise's Cameron Boucher, Adult Mom, and Kevin Devine have teamed up for Earth Day: A Tribute
Peter Helman | October 1, 2017 - 10:04 pm

Stream Ratboys GN

Ratboys call themselves "post-country," and the Chicago duo make music that sounds like DIY rock with an Americana twang. Their sophomore album GN officially arrives…
Peter Helman | June 27, 2017 - 8:28 pm