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Just Like Heaven: Thoughts From The Ground At The Blog-Rock Nostalgia Festival

Woodstock 50 is imploding before our eyes, but the latest attempt to harvest summer of '69 nostalgia was always going to be a gamble. Obtaining…
Ian Cohen | May 8, 2019 - 12:20 pm

10 Best Songs

The 10 Best Rapture Songs

Do you remember what the early aughts felt like? The smell of leather jackets and canvas shoes pressed into vinyl booths, stage dives at dive…
Pranav Trewn | April 30, 2019 - 12:52 pm

In Memoriam

In Memoriam: Bands We Lost In 2014

Since 2008 I've put together a holiday-time video tribute to the year's band breakups. It's a sad endeavor really, but there is a bright side.
Scott Lapatine | December 29, 2014 - 12:41 pm

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10 Best Songs

The 10 Best Rapture Songs

Do you remember what the early aughts felt like? The smell of leather jackets and canvas shoes pressed into vinyl booths, stage dives at dive…
Pranav Trewn | April 30, 2019 - 12:52 pm

The Rapture Announce Reunion Shows

New York City dance-punks the Rapture called it quits back in 2014. They released their third and final album, In The Grace Of Your Love,…
Julia Gray | February 5, 2019 - 8:51 pm

The Rapture – “Every Little Thing” (Demo)

Back in 2006, New York City dance-punks the Rapture teamed up with Danger Mouse on their second full-length, Pieces Of The People We Love. Now,…
James Rettig | March 31, 2016 - 1:14 pm

Members Of The Hold Steady, Guided By Voices, Swans, Autre Ne Veut, & More Forming New Bands For Brooklyn Rock Lottery

The Brooklyn iteration of the Rock Lottery is returning for the sixth time this year, with everything is going down next month on 12/12 at…
James Rettig | November 25, 2015 - 11:23 am

Watch Jonah Hill Cover Drake, Scarlett Johansson Cover New Order, Stephen Malkmus Cover The Black Crowes, Jarvis Cocker Cover Celine Dion For Vice’s 20th Birthday In Brooklyn

There was a not-entirely-common sight down around the Brooklyn Navy Yard last night. Dozens of cabs lined the street, because depending on where you're coming…
Ryan Leas | December 6, 2014 - 4:18 pm

List

26 Essential Songs From The NYC Rock Resurgence

Mainstream American rock music, as you might recall, was in rough shape in the late '90s. The Alt-Nation era had run out of road for…
Ryan Leas | November 19, 2014 - 10:26 am

Looks Like The Rapture Broke Up

All signs point to the New York dance-punks the Rapture quietly breaking up. As Consequence Of Sound points out, a press release for an upcoming…
Chris DeVille | March 7, 2014 - 5:46 pm

The Anniversary

Echoes Turns 10

Dance-punk revival, the early-aughts movement headlined by the Rapture around the time Brooklyn "hipster" culture was metastasizing into a national media sensation, is pretty much…
Chris DeVille | September 10, 2013 - 10:43 am

Shit Robot – “Feels Real” (Feat. JENR)

There was a time, the end of 2010, when disco nostalgia was bubbling and artists like Escort and Midnight Magic were making the case for…
Claire Lobenfeld | April 26, 2013 - 11:57 am

S.S. Coachella Jamaica Diary & Photos

The S.S. Coachella sailed from Fort Lauderdale, FL to Jamaica and back between 12/19 and 12/23, along the way featuring performances from Pulp, Hot Chip,
Andrew Youssef | December 26, 2012 - 3:15 pm

The Rapture – “How Deep Is Your Love?” Video

The Rapture's excellent gospel-disco rager "How Deep Is Your Love?" is the better part of a year old now, but its video, in which a…
Tom Breihan | April 24, 2012 - 5:39 pm

Justice, The Rapture @ The Fox, Oakland 4/17/12

Justice and the Rapture paired up to play Oakland's the Fox on Tuesday night, and Stereogum contributor Wilson Lee was there to capture the proceedings.
Corban Goble | April 19, 2012 - 1:29 pm

The Hives, The Rapture, Housse De Racket @ Glass House, Pomona 4/16/12

After a standout performance at Coachella, the Hives packed their colossal high energy show into the Glass House in Pomona. The Hives are gearing up…
Andrew Youssef | April 17, 2012 - 11:02 am
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