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The 100 Most Anticipated Albums Of 2014

We're almost (almost!) done reflecting on the year that was, so it's time to start taking a closer look at the year that will be.
Chris DeVille | December 23, 2013 - 11:23 am

Progress Report

Progress Report: The Rentals

NAME:The Rentals PROGRESS REPORT: Writing/recording/filming Songs About Time in Los Angeles, CA. The Rentals released their last LP Seven More Minutes a decade ago.
jessica | March 18, 2009 - 6:13 pm

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The Rentals – “Elon Musk Is Making Me Sad”

Three years ago, the former Weezer bassist Matt Sharp reactivated his '90s-vintage alt-pop side project the Rentals and released the album Lost In Alphaville. Sharp…
Tom Breihan | October 4, 2017 - 3:12 pm


Rachel Haden – “Little Dream”

Last year Rachel Haden released The Luci Parade EP, her debut solo endeavor following a wide-spanning career as a founding member of both the Rentals…
Pranav Trewn | July 1, 2016 - 9:56 am

The Rentals – “It’s Time To Come Home” Video

Last year, the '90s alt-pop survivor and former Weezer bassist Matt Sharp convened a new lineup of his old project the Rentals, putting together the…
Tom Breihan | April 29, 2015 - 1:23 pm

The Rentals – “1000 Seasons”

Last month, the Rentals announced that they were releasing their first album in a decade and a half and shared the new song "Thought Of
James Rettig | July 22, 2014 - 6:51 pm

The Rentals – “Thought Of Sound”

In December, we learned that the Rentals, which started out as a Weezer side project back when bassist Matt Sharp was still in the band,…
Tom Breihan | June 6, 2014 - 1:35 pm

The Rentals Announce First Album In 15 Years

We last heard from ex-Weezer bassist Matt Sharp's Rentals in 2009, when the multimedia project Songs About Time generated a series of four new EPs…
Chris DeVille | December 5, 2013 - 2:01 pm

Stream The Rentals’ The Story Of A Thousand Seasons Past

Jessica unearthed plenty of info about the Rentals' year-long multi-media project Songs About Time in her Progress Report: Stream the Joey Santiago-guesting mini album number…
Brandon Stosuy | April 8, 2009 - 4:37 pm

Tokyo Police Club Cover The Rentals

Folks seem to be souring on Weezer. How about Matt Sharp's band? Those tessellating (right) Canadian youngsters Tokyo Police Club have tackled the Rentals' "Friends…
Brandon Stosuy | June 18, 2008 - 4:30 pm

Tokyo Police Club & You Say Party! We Say Die! Cover The Rentals

They took a good eight years between recordings, and suddenly they are everywhere: Matt Sharp's geek-rock troupe gave us a taste of the forthcoming Last
Stereogum | August 1, 2007 - 5:13 pm

New Rentals – “The Last Romantic Day”

New Rentals! Been eight years since Matt Sharp's catchy pop outfit has visited the studio, and sorry, you'll have to wait 'til early '08 for…
Stereogum | June 21, 2007 - 7:17 pm