Featured TOPS stories


The 50 Best Albums Of 2017 So Far

Lizzy Goodman’s new book, Meet Me In The Bathroom, documents an era in rock music that many of us remember well. It uses oral history…
Stereogum | June 6, 2017 - 11:00 am

Stereogum Sessions

Watch TOPS Debut “Cloudy Skies” & “Marigold & Gray” In A Live Stereogum Session

Montreal's TOPS will released their new album, Sugar At The Gate, next month, and they just stopped by the Stereogum office to perform a couple…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | May 11, 2017 - 12:42 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

In yesterday's Week In Pop column, we talked about Q4's most anticipated pop albums. Nothing from any those records made this week's Best Songs list…
Stereogum | September 18, 2015 - 5:14 pm

More TOPS stories

TOPS – “Marigold & Gray” Video

A few months ago, TOPS released a new album, Sugar At The Gate -- it's one of the best of the year so far --…
James Rettig | September 5, 2017 - 10:05 am

TOPS – “Further” Video

Earlier this month, TOPS released their great new album, Sugar At The Gate -- which we named one of the best of the year so…
James Rettig | June 20, 2017 - 1:59 pm

Stream TOPS Sugar At The Gate

We named TOPS' last album, Picture You Staring, one of the best albums of 2014, and their new one is just as good. We've already…
Peter Helman | June 1, 2017 - 11:09 pm

TOPS – “Further”

Montreal band TOPS have been quite generous sharing their new music ahead of its release date. Just two weeks ago, they stopped by the Stereogum…
Kim Ilkowski | May 23, 2017 - 2:46 pm

TOPS – “Dayglow Bimbo”

The Montreal trio TOPS will release a new album this year, the follow up to 2014's Picture You Staring. We saw a video for the…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | May 9, 2017 - 1:59 pm

TOPS – “Petals” Video

TOPS write nostalgic, wistful pop songs both pristine and woozy. The Montreal trio's last album, 2014's Picture You Staring, was a low-key stirring listen, and…
Pranav Trewn | April 11, 2017 - 12:59 pm

TOPS – “Petals”

We named TOPS' last album, Picture You Staring, one of the best of 2014, and we've heard little from the Montreal-based band since. But today,…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | March 9, 2017 - 10:35 am

TOPS – “Hollow Sound Of The Morning Chimes”

Last year, Montreal dreampoppers TOPS released an LP called Picture You Staring, and it was one of our favorite albums of 2014. This morning, on…
Tom Breihan | October 26, 2015 - 9:21 am

TOPS – “Anything” Video

TOPS are a Montreal shoegaze-pop four-piece whose 2014 record Picture You earned a spot on our Top 50 Albums Of The Year list. Listening to…
Caitlin White | September 16, 2015 - 2:27 pm

TOPS – “Sleeptalker” Video

It's been exactly a year since we premiered TOPS' single "Sleeptalker," and today the Montreal-based Arbutus Records signees have finally presented us with an accompanying…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 25, 2015 - 2:06 pm

TOPS – “Destination” Video

Montreal quartet TOPS make the kind of breathy, crystalline pop music in slow motion. As if to emphasize this, their new video for "Destination" is…
Caitlin White | April 28, 2015 - 3:21 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

The best music-related video this week may have been something that didn't have any music. I'm talking about Hannibal Buress consuming Justin Bieber's soul. There…
Tom Breihan | April 3, 2015 - 10:53 am