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2017 In Review

The 50 Best Albums Of 2017

We made it! Well, we mostly made it. The world could well end in the next 25 days. But we've made it through 11 months…
Stereogum | December 5, 2017 - 11:00 am

Sounding Board

Fans See Frank Ocean Like A UFO At Panorama 2017

One of the best recent Getty Images of Frank Ocean is a paparazzi shot of him wandering around SoHo. Frank’s wearing a T-shirt with a…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 29, 2017 - 2:23 pm

Sounding Board

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

Watch (Sandy) Alex G Join Frank Ocean Live For The First Time

(Sandy) Alex G recorded guitar on Frank Ocean's 2016 releases Blonde and Endless, and this year he put out a new album of his own…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 19, 2017 - 1:41 pm

(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

List

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

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

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

(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

Interview

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