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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

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

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

More TOPS stories

Save Stereogum: An ‘00s Covers Comp

I started Stereogum in 2002 with a LiveJournal and a dream (to get free CDs). Seriously though, I started this site to discuss new music…
Scott Lapatine | June 29, 2020 - 8:22 am

TOPS – “Direct Sunlight”

The Montreal pop dreamers TOPS are releasing a new album next week, I Feel Alive, the follow-up to 2017's satisfying Sugar At The Gate. They've…
James Rettig | March 25, 2020 - 9:47 am

TOPS – “Colder & Closer”

Next month, the dreamy Montreal pop group TOPS will follow up their 2017 LP Sugar At The Gate with a new one called I Feel
Tom Breihan | March 4, 2020 - 10:21 am

TOPS – “Witching Hour”

The witching hour, traditionally, is the point of the night where virtually everybody is asleep and where strange, supernatural events can quietly happen right under…
Tom Breihan | February 12, 2020 - 9:18 am

TOPS – “I Feel Alive”

Last year, Montreal dream-pop four-piece TOPS launched their very own Musique TOPS record label and christened it with two new singles, "Echo Of Dawn" and…
Peter Helman | January 22, 2020 - 8:43 am

TOPS – “Echo Of Dawn” & “Seven Minutes”

Two new TOPS bops are out today. The Montreal band have been pretty quiet since 2017's Sugar At The Gate -- one of our favorites
Chris DeVille | October 23, 2019 - 9:00 am

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

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

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
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