Featured Upset stories


Hole’s Patty Schemel On Her Unflinching New Memoir Hit So Hard

Like many teenagers, Patty Schemel started playing music because it made her feel like less of an outsider. She grew up a working-class, awkward kid…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | October 31, 2017 - 10:52 am

Concert Review

Photos: Colleen Green, Upset, Charly Bliss @ Shea Stadium, Brooklyn 4/10/15

Some nights, there are just too many shows in Brooklyn. I'm not complaining! But it's a blessing and a curse -- obviously, it's great because…
James Rettig | April 13, 2015 - 3:16 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Our weekly track countdown is still a toddler when it comes to Stereogum franchises, but it's already teeming with vets. And a couple of repeat…
Stereogum | October 11, 2013 - 1:04 pm

More Upset stories

Upset – “Lucky Strikes Out”

Next week, Upset are putting out their self-titled sophomore album, the Los Angeles band's first new material since 2015's '76 EP. We highlighted its lead…
James Rettig | November 13, 2019 - 11:03 am

Upset – “Tried & True”

The last time we heard from Upset was back in 2015 when they released the '76 EP, and today the Los Angeles-based band is back…
James Rettig | October 16, 2019 - 10:40 am

Read Bleached’s Can You Deal? Zine Feat. Liz Phair, Hayley Williams, Tegan Quin, & More

Bleached's recent Can You Deal? EP was released alongside a zine of the same name that features essays, art, and poetry from a stacked list…
James Rettig | April 10, 2017 - 2:57 pm

Upset – ’76 EP (Stereogum Premiere)

Upset is something of a supergroup at this point. Previously, vocalist/guitarist Ali Koehler played drums in Vivian Girls and Best Coast, and Upset's current drummer,…
Caitlin White | March 31, 2015 - 10:38 am

Upset – “Linus” (Stereogum Premiere)

Upset will tour Australia and New Zealand with White Lung next month. To mark the occasion, the Ali Koehler/Patty Schemel/Jennifer Prince triad (plus fourth member…
Chris DeVille | May 16, 2014 - 9:57 am

Hear Kim Shattuck And Ali Koehler Discuss Getting Fired From The Pixies And Best Coast On Jonah Raydio

Muffs leader Kim Shattuck was recently, unceremoniously, unapologetically dismissed from the Pixies, notified by the band's manager. Upset leader Ali Koehler was let go as…
Chris DeVille | December 23, 2013 - 9:53 am

Upset – “You And I” Video

Upset's track "She's Gone" made our 5 Best Songs list last week, and today, the band released a music video for "You And I" off…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | October 15, 2013 - 4:32 pm

Upset – “She’s Gone”

The first thing we heard from ex-Best Coast/ex-Vivian Girls drummer Ali Koehler's Upset was "Oxfords And Wingtips," a song that hit with some pretty heavy…
Miles Bowe | October 7, 2013 - 12:43 pm

Upset – “Oxfords And Wingtips”

Ali Koehler, who used to play drums in Vivian Girls and Best Coast, has a new band with Patty Schemel, who used to play drums…
Tom Breihan | September 9, 2013 - 3:09 pm