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In Memoriam

In Memoriam: Bands We Lost In 2011

In September we toasted the best new bands of 2011. Bright futures for those guys! But come this time of year it's also important to…
Scott Lapatine | December 26, 2011 - 11:05 am


New Indie Rock Christmas Songs For 2010

Every blog does a Christmas mix, so here's ours, with a small twist: All of these tracks are new for this year Xmas songs, not…
jessica | December 23, 2010 - 11:09 am

We Got The Tweet

We Got The Tweet: The Streets Tweet An EP

Music biz microblogging can be sure silly, with its potential for overblown beefs and identity theft. But it's hard to get mad at @LilyRoseAllen's cryptic…
Scott Lapatine | April 16, 2009 - 4:58 pm

More The Streets stories

Watch The Streets Play First Show In 7 Years

It's been a long time since the charming, rambly, conversational UK quasi-rapper Mike Skinner has done anything with the Streets, the project that made him…
Tom Breihan | April 12, 2018 - 10:59 am

The Streets – “If You Ever Need To Talk I’m Here”

UK quasi-rapper Mike Skinner, who recorded as the Streets, was one of the most exciting artists in the world back in the early '00s. But…
Tom Breihan | January 31, 2018 - 9:49 am

The Streets – “Burn Bridges” & “Sometimes I Hate My Enemies More Than My Friends”

The Streets are back with two singles titled "Burn Bridges" and "Sometimes I Hate My Enemies More Than My Friends." These are the first new…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | December 22, 2017 - 10:15 am

The xx – “Chained (John Talabot & Pional Blinded Remix)”

Barcelona's dank Balearic beat maker John Talabot and countryman/house producer Pional have already collaborated to great effect twice this year -- see "Destiny," from Talabot's…
Amrit Singh | December 14, 2012 - 12:50 pm

Streets’ Mike Skinner Launches The Dot

From the ashes of two bands -- Mike Skinner's the Streets and Robert Harvey's the Music -- comes the Dot, a collaborative effort from Skinner…
Corban Goble | October 24, 2011 - 10:29 am

The Streets – “Going Through Hell (Diplo Remix)”

Last week we brought you "Going Through Hell," the first released track from Mike Skinner's last album as The Streets. Diplo's remix completely removes the…
jessica | December 7, 2010 - 5:44 pm

The Streets – “Going Through Hell” & “Too Numb”

We knew Computers And Blues, the final Streets album, was going to show up early next year. But Skinner recently announced a second album, called…
jessica | December 2, 2010 - 5:38 pm

The Streets – “The Day After The Day Off On One” Video

Yesterday Jim McMahon posted a piece at The Guardian that focused on Mike Skinner's recent use of the Internet as a site for collaboration and…
Brandon Stosuy | November 23, 2010 - 1:16 pm

The Streets – “Trust Me” Video

Mike Skinner, aka The Streets, just Tweeted this "old song, new video" for a track he released via Twitter back in April 2009 (he also…
jessica | October 28, 2010 - 3:27 pm

Treasure Island Fest 2009 In Photos

This past Saturday and Sunday was the third annual Treasure Island Festival, on San Francisco's Treasure Island. We sent Josh Bis to capture the weekend…
Amrit Singh | October 20, 2009 - 9:31 am

Streets Tweet Three More Songs

@SkinnerMike's already shared an EP's worth of tracks via his Twitter. He just did three more: "A Blip On A Screen," "See If They Salute,"
Amrit Singh | April 24, 2009 - 12:21 pm

Streets Tweet Song 2

The funky licked "Trust Me" is an appropriately technophobic followup to yesterday's phone ode. It's the second of three new tunes debuting via @SkinnerMike this…
Scott Lapatine | April 15, 2009 - 1:53 pm
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