Discover a new way to find and share stories you'll love… Learn about Reading Desk

All Blogs / Entertainment / Music / Indie Music / Popular


Herbert – “Her Face” (Stereogum Premiere)

8 hours agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Over the summer, we heard a number of tracks from the prolific British house producer Herbert, who has been releasing a serialized collection of 12? records over the course of the past year. Herbert’s latest offering is “Her Face,” which will be released on the final four-track installment of the EP, Part 8. Additionally, Herbert [...]

Introducing: Megafortress

Megafortress is the latest project of New York's Bill Gillim, of Tigercity Introducing: Megafortress was originally published on The Blue Walrus.

Online "Best Books of 2014" Lists Updates - November 26th

For the seventh straight year, I am aggregating every online "best of 2014" book list I find. Please feel free to leave a comment or e-mail me with a blog, magazine, newspaper, or other online media list I have missed....

Future Islands – “Seasons (BADBADNOTGOOD Remix)”

8 hours agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Future Islands’ simmering synthpop anthem “Seasons (Waiting On You)” is one of the defining songs of the past year, and we’ve posted remixes of it from the Hood Internet and DJ Dodger Stadium. The Toronto duo BADBADNOTGOOD, who have an album with Ghostface Killah coming out early next year, have now recorded their own reworking [...]

WORD Bookstores Books of the Week - November 26, 2014

In the Largehearted Word series, the staff of Brooklyn's WORD bookstore highlights several new books released this week. WORD Bookstores are independent neighborhood bookstores in Greenpoint, Brooklyn and Jersey City, New Jersey. Our primary goal is to be whatever...

Big Noyd, Large Pro & Kool G Rap – “Naturally Born (Cookin’ Soul Remix)” (Stereogum Premiere)

8 hours agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

New York hip-hop veterans Big Noyd, Large Professor, and Kool G Rap came together recently for the excellent throwback boom-bap track “Naturally Born,” produced by Ayatollah. Now they’re back with a remix by Cookin’ Soul, the production duo behind YG & Blanco’s great West Coast summer single “Block Party.” The new “Naturally Born,” which will [...]

Ariel Pink takeover: Everybody Loves a Winner

Hartley sings, writes and plays various instruments including guitars, keyboards, drums, percussions, harmonicas, recorders, and... Read more »

Watch Cat Power Debut A New Song In Istanbul

8 hours agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Chan Marshall’s output at Cat Power has mostly consisted of guest spots since the release of her 2012 album Sun, including features with J Mascis, Coldplay, and Willis Earl Beat. She’s been performing all over the world in that time, though, and recently made a stop in Istanbul for a two-night concert event at a [...]

Watch Tavis Smiley’s Rare New TV Interview With Joni Mitchell

9 hours agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Joni Mitchell barely ever does TV these days, but she’s got a new box set called Love Has Many Faces out. And yesterday, she promoted it by showing up on Tavis Smiley’s TV show for a loose, unstructured half-hour interview. Mitchell is, as ever, a charming presence. And in her interview with Smiley, she goes [...]

Lennon is leaving Ha Ha Tonka

9 hours agoMusic / Indie Music : HearYa

There are some acts I identify with HearYa more than others. Joe Pug, Strand Of Oaks and The Love Language to name a few. Ha Ha Tonka is chief amongst them. As I said to anybody who would listen, the thing that always separated Ha Ha Tonka from the others was the bond that Luke, [...]

Watch Most Of Wu-Tang Clan Reassemble On Letterman

9 hours agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Anytime you go to a Wu-Tang Clan show, it’s always interesting to see how many of the crew’s nine members will actually show up. (The most I’ve ever seen is eight; the least is four.) This apparently holds true even for the group’s late-night TV appearances. While the entire group managed to come through for [...]

Watch Jonny Greenwood & The London Contemporary Orchestra’s Manchester Performance

9 hours agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

In addition to his work on the Inherent Vice score and soundtrack, Jonny Greenwood has been focusing on his classical music. He recently worked with the Australian Chamber Orchestra on his new work “Water” and performed with the London Contemporary Orchestra last month at Manchester’s Albert Hall. During the performance, he plays some bits of [...]

Shorties (Computer-Generated Novels, Stream the New Owen Covers Album, and more)

The Verge examined the world of computer-generated novels. The A.V. Club is streaming Owen's covers album Other People's Songs. 23 online "best books of 2014" lists were added to the master aggregation at Largehearted Boy yesterday (bringing the total number...

mp3: Jamie xx, Four Tet, Koreless, & John Talabot – Continuum

“Jamie xx, Four Tet, Koreless and John Talabot score Sofia Mattioli’s vision“. Watch the film... Read more »

New Drake Mixtape Coming In January?

9 hours agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Just last month, Drake dropped three new tracks on the internet that he “knew some hackers had,” but it looks like he could be planning something a bit bigger in between now and the release of his next album, Views From The 6. (Per some lyrics on “0 to 100,” that’s expected to come out [...]

Download New Jamie xx, Four Tet, Koreless, & John Talabot Tracks From Sofia Mattioli’s Continuum Score

9 hours agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Earlier this year, the British artist Sofi Mattioli worked with Jamie xx to make a conceptual music video for his “Sleep Sound” single, filming people dancing to the song at the Manchester Deaf Centre. Mattioli, along with her longtime collaborator Rebecca Salvadori, has just made a new short film called Continuum, and she’s called on [...]

Daily Downloads (Survival Knife, Me and the Horse I Rode In On, and more)

Every day, Daily Downloads offers 10 free and legal mp3 downloads. Today's free and legal mp3 downloads: Cats Of Transnistria: "Good Night" [mp3] Faye and Wren: Volume One EP [mp3] Hidden in the Sun: "Salt and the Spring" [mp3] from...

Young Ejecta – Your Planet

Young Ejecta‘s The Planet is out January 27, 2015, on Driftless.

mp3: Chromatics – Candy (8 track version) + Lady Night Drive

Johnny Jewel unveils the original 8 track version of “Candy“, “recorded in a haze of... Read more »

Ariel Pink takeover: Cane Toads: An Unnatural History

Frogs were omnipresent throughout the making of Pom Pom and so too in life where... Read more »

Copyright © 2011 Regator, LLC