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Who Knew The Faint Were Still So Popular? And Other Thoughts After FYF Fest 2017

In some of my darker moments from this past weekend, I had to wonder why anyone reads these festival recaps. Or, to clarify -- why…
Ian Cohen | July 26, 2017 - 2:58 pm


The 50 Best Albums Of 2017 So Far

Lizzy Goodman’s new book, Meet Me In The Bathroom, documents an era in rock music that many of us remember well. It uses oral history…
Stereogum | June 6, 2017 - 11:00 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

A lot of great music came out this week. We got new albums from Slowdive, At The Drive In, Perfume Genius, Mac DeMarco, the Afghan
Stereogum | May 5, 2017 - 5:16 pm

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(Sandy) Alex G – “Sportstar (Porches Remix)”

"Sportstar" is one of the best tracks on (Sandy) Alex G's latest album, Rocket -- which we recently named one of the best of the
James Rettig | June 14, 2017 - 10:00 am

Stream (Sandy) Alex G Rocket

Rocket, the latest album from Alex Giannascoli (who now goes by (Sandy) Alex G), is both his most varied and structurally cohesive work to date,…
James Rettig | May 18, 2017 - 11:02 pm

(Sandy) Alex G – “Sportstar” & “Brick”

In a couple of weeks, Alex Giannascoli is releasing his new album, Rocket, under his (slightly) new name (Sandy) Alex G. We've already heard a…
James Rettig | May 4, 2017 - 9:05 am

Frank Ocean – “Slide On Me” (Feat. Young Thug)

Lately, Frank Ocean has been releasing new songs, one at a time, by playing them on surprise episodes of blonded Radio, his Beats 1 show.
Tom Breihan | April 24, 2017 - 9:11 am

Cass McCombs, Speedy Ortiz, (Sandy) Alex G, & More Appear On New Covers Comp For Planned Parenthood

Cass McCombs, Speedy Ortiz, (Sandy) Alex G, Deerhoof, Porches, the Lemon Twigs, Palehound, and more all contributed covers to Cover Your Ass Vol. 1, a…
Peter Helman | April 18, 2017 - 10:16 pm

Zachary Cole Smith – “Icehead” ((Sandy) Alex G Cover)

DIIV frontman Zachary Cole Smith has shared a cover of (Sandy) Alex G's "Icehead," a track off his 2014 album DSU. It's the first new…
James Rettig | April 18, 2017 - 2:18 pm


Q&A: (Sandy) Alex G On “Idiotsplaining” Rocket, Working With Frank Ocean, & The Business Of Being Himself

"Yo, you ever put pepper on shit?" Alex Giannascoli asks me as he picks up a pepper shaker and begins seasoning the heaping plate of…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 4, 2017 - 2:00 pm

(Sandy) Alex G – “Proud”

Philadelphia musician Alex Giannascoli is changing his name to (Sandy) Alex G ahead of the release of his next album, Rocket. (The official statement: "Going…
James Rettig | April 4, 2017 - 10:05 am