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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 | August 9, 2019 - 4:19 pm

The Anniversary

Dark Was The Night Turns 10

Indie had a big year in 2009. As the first decade of the century drew to a close, there was a slew of major releases…
Ryan Leas | February 15, 2019 - 10:55 am


The 50 Best Music Videos Of 2017

In this space in past years, I've usually written about which music-video directors had the best years. It's a variation of the auteur theory, as…
Tom Breihan | December 18, 2017 - 11:23 am

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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

Watch The New Pornographers Cover Guided By Voices

Sometimes, one long-running power-pop institution has to pay tribute to another, and that's exactly what happened during the New Pornographers' recent live in-studio session for…
Peter Helman | November 6, 2019 - 9:45 pm

The New Pornographers – “One Kind of Solomon”

In a couple of weeks, the New Pornographers, the long-running power-pop army of melodically gifted mostly-Canadians, will release a new album called In The Morse
Tom Breihan | September 13, 2019 - 10:17 am

The New Pornographers – “The Surprise Knock”

Carl Newman's power-pop all-star team are back in action. Next month, the New Pornographers, Canadian masters of zippy hooks, will follow up 2017's Whiteout Conditions
Tom Breihan | August 23, 2019 - 9:22 am

The New Pornographers – “Falling Down The Stairs Of Your Smile”

It's been almost 20 years since the New Pornographers released their instant-classic debut album Mass Romantic, and they're still going strong. Carl Newman's band is…
Chris DeVille | August 2, 2019 - 9:53 am


Frontperson – “Tick-Tock (Frontrunner)” Video

Frontperson is the latest project of the New Pornographers’ Kathryn Calder and Woodpigeon’s Mark Andrew Hamilton. The Canadian duo makes indie folk rock that feels…
Gil Green | July 9, 2018 - 9:04 am

The New Pornographers’ Todd Fancey Originally Wrote The Office Song “That One Night,” Shares Alternate Version

One of the more memorable episodes of NBC’s The Office, "Dinner Party," aired ten years ago this Tuesday. In the episode, Michael Scott’s then-girlfriend plays…
Rob Arcand / Spin | April 7, 2018 - 5:37 pm


Stereogum’s 80 Favorite Songs Of 2017

If you've been reading Stereogum for long enough, you may have noticed something about your Stereogum staffers: We don't agree on shit. We argue constantly,…
Stereogum | December 11, 2017 - 11:49 am

Ultimate Playlist

74 Artists On Their Favorite Tom Petty Song

I once got busted trying to steal a magazine from my hometown library. The 8/8/91 issue of Rolling Stone apparently had one of those sensors…
Scott Lapatine | October 4, 2017 - 12:39 pm

Counting Down

The New Pornographers Albums From Worst To Best

There's one thing to get straight about the New Pornographers. Even if you've ever listened to Limblifter, Immaculate Machine, the Evaporators, and yes, Zumpano, enlisting…
Dan Weiss | August 28, 2017 - 11:37 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Hey it's Gabriela Tully Claymore in for Tom Breihan this week. How are you? I myself am doing well. I woke up at the literal…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 11, 2017 - 1:01 pm

The New Pornographers – “Whiteout Conditions” Video

The New Pornographers released their most recent album, Whiteout Conditions, back in April, and today the band debuted a new Kevan Funk-directed video for its…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 9, 2017 - 11:05 am
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