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Book Notes - Molly Gloss "Falling from Horses"

In the Book Notes series, authors create and discuss a music playlist that relates in some way to their recently published book. Previous contributors include Bret Easton Ellis, Kate Christensen, Kevin Brockmeier, George Pelecanos, Dana Spiotta, Amy Bloom, Aimee...

Preview The Decemberists’ “Make You Better” In Video Teaser

27 minutes agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

During last week’s CMJ busking expedition, Colin Meloy debuted a new Decemberists song called “Make You Better.” A new video teaser the band shared today offers a preview of the studio version, which sounds like the Decemberists at their most Death-Cabbiest. The teaser also confirms a January release date for new album What A Terrible [...]

Lee Bannon – “RMF-3? (Feat. Charlie Benante Of Anthrax) (Stereogum Premiere)

Experimental electronic producer Lee Bannon has teamed up with Charlie Benante, who is best known as the lead songwriter and drummer in the thrash metal band Anthrax, on a new drum ’n’ bass track. “RMF-3? will be included on Bannon’s forthcoming Main/Flex EP. The early moments of the song feature the sampled voice of a [...]

Book Notes - Sarah Wildman "Paper Love"

In the Book Notes series, authors create and discuss a music playlist that relates in some way to their recently published book. Previous contributors include Bret Easton Ellis, Kate Christensen, Kevin Brockmeier, George Pelecanos, Dana Spiotta, Amy Bloom, Aimee...

october 2014 mix

mp3: GORILLA VS. BEAR OCTOBER 2014 MIX (87 mb) [not to be confused with our... Read more »

Happy Halloween

It's that time of year again when the children of the world dress up in all sort of spooky, scary and worryingly creepy costumes in a bid to secure enough sweets to rot an elephants tusk. So to celebrate the costume wearing, tooth rotting festival here are some tracks and acts with a loose connection to All Hallows Eve. Show More Summary

Download Da Mafia 6ix Hear Sum Evil Mixtape

2 hours agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Last year, DJ Paul, the former leader of the massively important Memphis rap collective Three 6 Mafia, reunited most of that group’s original lineup (everyone but co-leader Juicy J jumped on board) to form a new group called Da Mafia 6ix. 6ix Commandments, the mixtape they released last year, was a rowdy and chaotic and [...]

Arca – “Now You Know” Video

2 hours agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Arca previously linked up with the director Jesse Kanda for the ominous, staggering video for “Thievery,” a track from Arca’s forthcoming album Xen. And now Kanda has directed another video for a Xen track. The new clip for the lurching, staggering instrumental “Now You Know” starts out as a drone’s-eye-view of a nighttime cityscape, as [...]

O-Face – “O-Thang” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

3 hours agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

O-Face is the latest great band to come out of the Bard College music scene. They released their debut album Taste last month, and it’s a sweet-sounding collection of nervous and smart indie rock. It’s concerned with growing up and trying to fit in, or at least carving out a safe space in which you [...]

Dizzee Rascal – “Couple Of Stacks” Video

3 hours agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

At this point we are all well aware that Dizzee Rascal puts out some hyper-stylized and weird, objectively “cool” music videos, like the one that we saw last year for “I Don’t Need A Reason.” However, his new video manages to exit the realm of the “weird and cool” and can instead be found categorized [...]

U2?s Concert Reviews: Bono Loves Future Islands, The Edge Thinks Neutral Milk Hotel Aren’t That Great

3 hours agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

It’s become so easy, of late, to think of U2 in international-corporation terms that it’s weirdly surprising to imagine them as human beings who listen to music sometimes. But in a new Rolling Stone story, both Bono and the Edge have a few words on younger bands. Bono, for instance, is all the way into [...]

Watch Spoon Play Three Songs On The Daily Show

3 hours agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Spoon played The Daily Show in their hometown last night — the late-night program has relocated to Austin, Texas this week for South By South Mess, a special segment that they did in the run-up to this year’s midterm elections. The did three They Want My Soul songs: “Inside Out” on the show itself and [...]

Book Notes - Amy Jo Burns "Cinderland"

In the Book Notes series, authors create and discuss a music playlist that relates in some way to their recently published book. Previous contributors include Bret Easton Ellis, Kate Christensen, Kevin Brockmeier, George Pelecanos, Dana Spiotta, Amy Bloom, Aimee...

Download Chief Keef Back From The Dead 2 & Big Gucci Sosa Mixtapes

4 hours agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Chicago drill star Chief Keef isn’t going to let a little thing like being dropped from his label stop him. Today, Keef has two new mixtapes out in the world. We already knew he was readying Back From The Dead 2, the sequel to the 2012 mixtape that helped put Keef on the map. We [...]

Watch Kendrick Lamar Perform “i” At Cleveland Cavaliers’ Season Opener

4 hours agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Kendrick Lamar honored LeBron James’ homecoming to the Cavaliers’ last night by performing at NBA’s Opening Week concert. The show took place outside of Cleveland’s Quicken Loans Arena, where he did his new single “i” for an energetic crowd of NBA fans. Other celebrities who attended the Cavaliers’ season opener were Justin Bieber and Usher, [...]

New Bob Dylan Album Shadows In The Night Confirmed For 2015

4 hours agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Bob Dylan has confirmed that he will release a new album next year called Shadows In The Night. There’s no details about the record yet, but it seems likely that it will be a covers album that contains his cover of Frank Sinatra’s “Full Moon And Empty Arms” that came out earlier this year. When [...]

Librairie Drawn & Quarterly Books of the Week - October 31, 2014

In the weekly Librairie Drawn & Quarterly Books of the Week, the Montreal bookstore recommends several new works of fiction, art books, periodicals, and comics. Librairie Drawn & Quarterly is one of Montreal's premiere independent bookstores. Hansel & Gretel by...

Nas – “The Season” (Prod. J Dilla)

4 hours agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Nasty Nas is in your area. He’s about to cause mass hysteria. And by “mass hysteria,” I of course mean “deep and appreciative head-nodding.” Yesterday, we posted footage of Nas showing up at Run The Jewels’ record-release party and debuting his new song “The Season.” The track is out now in all its hi-fi studio-version [...]

Stream Ho99o9 Mutant Freax EP (Stereogum Premiere)

4 hours agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Looking for some disturbing music to soundtrack your Halloween weekend? Look no further than Ho99o9 (pronounced “horror”), the mastermind behind a highly intimidating brand of aggro rap. Ho99o9 is releasing his three-track EP specially for Halloween, and today we share it with you. “Da Blue Nigga From Hell Boy,” a post-apocalyptic, formidable diatribe delivered with [...]

Watch Perfume Genius Give A Stunning Performance On Letterman

4 hours agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Perfume Genius brought “Queen” to Letterman last night. Rocking an all-white suit with a collar around his neck, Mike Hadreas gave a stunning performance for his late-night TV debut. His voice sounds a little shot, but he’s been on tour non-stop since the end of August so that’s understandable. What he lacks in vocals, he [...]

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