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2015 In Review

In Memoriam: Bands We Lost In 2015

It's time for our 8th annual Oscars-style montage of the year in musical breakups. If any of these bands are are unfamiliar to you, that…
Scott Lapatine | December 1, 2015 - 2:46 pm


Top 10 Songs About Wonderful Cities

There's nothing better than having a good song about your hometown. The folks at put together a list of their "Top 10 Songs About…
Stereogum | January 24, 2007 - 1:31 pm

More The Weakerthans stories

The Weakerthans Break Up

Winnipeg's folky, punky, sensitive indie rockers the Weakerthans haven't released an album since 2007's Reunion Tour, and they haven't played live in two years. So…
Peter Helman | July 14, 2015 - 11:33 pm

John K. Samson – “Letter In Icelandic From The Ninette San”

John K. Samson is the frontman for the Winnipeg folk-rock band the Weakerthans, and he was also in Propagandhi, which means he has punk rock…
Tom Breihan | January 5, 2012 - 4:02 pm

Hear New MMJ And R.E.M. Tunes, Plus Stereogum’s Friday Party, At NPR

Between all the video we're posting and every other site's A/V archives, this year's trip to Austin's easily and obviously the most archived South By…
Stereogum | March 17, 2008 - 3:58 pm

SXSW: Thursday Featured Showcases

Dinner time in Austin, time to munch tacos and figure the night sched. As the picture suggests, tonight's the night for Jens Lekman fans: y'all…
Amrit Singh | March 9, 2008 - 11:54 pm

SXSW: Friday Party Picks

We saw a lot yesterday, but more on that later. (For now: Islands, you rule.) Shaking off the cobwebs and the Shiners, we're getting ready…
Amrit Singh | March 9, 2008 - 10:40 pm

Stereogum & PASTE Present The Dell Lounge @ SXSW 2008

So, we're pretty excited. Three days, great bands, free drinks all day, new club on 6th St. (right next door to…
Amrit Singh | February 27, 2008 - 6:37 pm

New Weakerthans – “Night Windows”

First single from the Weakerthans' forthcoming, forth LP is a mellow affair, and it's the best new tune you'll hear today. It's all about the…
Stereogum | July 30, 2007 - 11:15 am

New Greg Graffin – “Don’t Be Afraid To Run”

This week sees the release of Greg Graffin's solo album Cold As The Clay. Its sound is rooted in old-timey Americana (half the songs are…
Scott Lapatine | July 12, 2006 - 1:10 pm