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In Memoriam: Bands We Lost In 2019

Have you seen the hashtags? All of your faves announced 2020 reunion shows. Rage Against The Machine! My Chemical Romance! Circle Jerks! Mr. Bungle! Supergrass!
Scott Lapatine | December 10, 2019 - 2:12 pm

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Frankie Cosmos, The Spook School, & More Contribute To Trust Fund Tribute Album

Last year, Trust Fund announced that they were breaking up after releasing their final album, Bringing The Backline. The Bristol-based project, led by the precise…
James Rettig | March 26, 2019 - 11:02 am

The Spook School Are Breaking Up

The Spook School have announced that they're breaking up. The Scottish four-piece will embark on a final tour through the UK in the summer, wrapping…
James Rettig | March 5, 2019 - 11:35 am

The Spook School – “Body” Video

The Spook School are releasing their third album, Could It Be Different?, at the end of the month, and so far we've heard "Still Alive"
James Rettig | January 17, 2018 - 11:28 am

The Spook School – “Someone To Spend Christmas With”

The Spook School are releasing a new album, Could It Be Different?, next month -- they've shared "Less Than Perfect" and "Still Alive" from it…
James Rettig | December 12, 2017 - 12:54 pm


The Spook School – “Less Than Perfect” Video

The Spook School write painfully open-hearted and earnest anthems about stumbling through life, and early next year they'll put out their third album worth of…
James Rettig | November 15, 2017 - 9:31 am

The Spook School – “Still Alive” Video

Back in 2015, the energetic and inspiring Scottish punk band the Spook School released their excellent sophomore album, Try To Be Hopeful. Today, they've announced…
James Rettig | October 3, 2017 - 10:05 am

Stereogum’s Austin Oasis 2017 Yearbook

Congratulations to the SXSW Class Of 2017! For the third year in a row, Stereogum presented a marathon show at Austin's Hole In The Wall.
Gabriela Tully Claymore & James Rettig | March 20, 2017 - 2:26 pm

The Spook School – “Gone Home” Video

The Spook School are contributing two new tracks to Slumberland and Fortuna POP!'s upcoming Continental Drift split, one of which is the pastoral and soft-spoken…
James Rettig | May 10, 2016 - 12:15 pm

The Spook School – “Speak When You’re Spoken To” Video

Fuzzy Scottish punks the Spook School released their album Try To Be Hopeful back in November, and now they've got a completely adorable video for…
Tom Breihan | March 16, 2016 - 2:00 pm

The Spook School – “David Bowie Songs”

Heartfelt Scottish queer-punks the Spook School released "David Bowie Songs" -- the B-side to their new 7" -- hours before news broke of the musician's
James Rettig | January 11, 2016 - 1:16 pm

Stream The Spook School Try To Be Hopeful

"Sometimes I get so hopeful I make myself scared/ That I will wake up and the hope will disappear." Everything you need to know about…
James Rettig | November 20, 2015 - 12:12 pm

The Spook School – “I Want To Kiss You” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

It's been a particularly great year for queer musicians -- PWR BTTM, Adult Mom, and G.L.O.S.S. chiefly among them, though they're certainly not the only…
James Rettig | November 5, 2015 - 11:40 am