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Watch Florence + The Machine Cover Foo Fighters While Filling In For Them At Glastonbury

Dave Grohl took a big tumble at a recent Foo Fighters show in Sweden and had to cancel all of his upcoming dates, so Florence + The Machine stepped up as last-minute replacements to headline UK’s Glastonbury Festival. During the performance today, Florence Welch thanked Grohl for being supportive when she was starting out and […]

Morrissey’s Nashville Show Gets Rescheduled In A Smaller Venue

Probably about 80% of Morrissey’s waking hours are spent canceling shows, so when he announced his latest U.S. tour back in April, fans were right to be a little skeptical. But, in a minor miracle, things have been going pretty much according to plan so far, and every show scheduled has actually happened. Of course, […]

Shut Up, Dude: This Week’s Best And Worst Comments

This weekend is even more celebratory that usual now that gay marriage is finally legal nationwide! Stereogum is proud of the U.S. today, even if we are choosing not to rainbowfy our social media avatars. But as Lil B says, do u brands! Congrats to everyone, and thanks to Taylor Swift for making this landmark […]

Young Thug – “Money”

Billboard reports that Young Thug has teamed up with the great Atlanta producer London On Da Track, who made all the tracks on the Thug/Rich Homie Quan collaborative mixtape Rich Gang: Tha Tour Part 1, to make a whole new mixtape called Slime Season. It’s coming out on the fourth of July. This is also, […]

David Crosby: Joni Mitchell Had An Aneurysm, Isn’t Speaking Yet

Joni Mitchell was hospitalized in April after being found unconscious in her Los Angeles home, and updates on her condition since then have been varied. First, it was reported that she was in a coma, which her representatives denied vehemently, and then Billboard reported last month that she was still in “very serious condition.” Our […]

Morgan Ovens The Outlaw Roadshow Nashville

“My whole life I’ve been doing music - I’ve never had a Plan B.” Those are the words spoken by Morgan Ovens as she addressed the judges on last season's American Idol. Singularly focused on her music, Morgan Ovens has embarked on this perilous journey armed with undeniable talent and charm. Show More Summary

Today Is About Respect

Here are a few thoughts on the importance of today and a few personal anecdotes that shaped my point of view.

Exit Planet Dust Turns 20

In season four of Dawson’s Creek, there’s an episode, called “Great Xpectations,” where Dawson and his gang of photogenic friends go to a rave. Plotwise, it’s about what you’d expect from a Dawson’s Creek rave episode: They have follow a “yellow brick road” to the party, the music is somehow not loud enough to drown […]

Kate Boy – “Midnight Sun”

Swedish pop maximalists Kate Boy have been trickling songs out since 2013, but they’ve finally announced their debut album via Pitchfork. ONE will be out in November, and they’ve shared a single from the album called “Midnight Sun.” Vocalist Kate Akhurst slices through the mesh of pillowy and rubbery synth-pop, honing in on the way […]

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

This was the first official week of summer, and appropriately, things seemed to slow down a little, while the best songs felt decidedly warmer than usual: some country sweetness; some punk-rock sweat; some uplifting funk; some infectious pop; Janet Jackson. Yep, it’s getting hotter around here. And this week, this is what it sounded like. […]

Azealia Banks, Stephen Hawking Pull Out Of Glastonbury

Earlier this morning, Glastonbury Festival announced via Twitter that Azealia Banks will no longer be performing at this weekend’s event. Banks told Billboard that she’s pulled out because of her doctor’s orders for vocal rest: Today I was put on vocal rest by my doctor which is forcing me to cancel Glastonbury. You have no […]

Watch A Trailer For Damon Albarn’s Alice In Wonderland Musical

Damon Albarn is a busy guy. Between the release of the long-awaited eighth Blur record, The Magic Whip, in April and his seemingly millions of other projects, Albarn somehow found time to create a musical. Another one! Wonder.land is inspired by Lewis Carroll’s Alice In Wonderland, and the trailer for it came out today. Albarn […]

Thurston Moore Issues Statement Supporting Israel Boycott

Back in April, Thurston Moore cancelled a concert he had scheduled in Tel Aviv, Israel, but didn’t provide an explanation. A few days ago, he opened up about his reasoning to The Quietus in a longer piece by British-Palestinian musician Samir Eskanda that examined why artists are boycotting Israel and supporting the BDS Movement. Here’s […]

New Beach House Single “Sparks” Out Next Week

Last month, Beach House announced their fifth album, Depression Cherry, with not so much as a single to show for it. But their so-called “return to simplicity” will kick off with a new song called “Sparks,” which is set to debut on 7/1 at 5:30PM EST on Sirius XMU. That’s not too far away from […]

Watch Sylvan Esso’s Amelia Meath & Megafaun’s Phil Cook Cover Willis Alan Ramsey’s “Northeast Texas Women” In Durham

Amelia Meath is a powerhouse of a woman. Most recently she’s been lauded as half of the electronic-pop duo Sylvan Esso, but Meath is also one of the founding members of the incredible all-female folk trio Mountain Man. This past Wednesday, 6/24, she joined Phil Cook (Megafaun, DeYarmond Edison, Gayngs, Sharon Van Etten) as a […]

Book Notes - Laura Dave "Eight Hundred Grapes"

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, T.C. Boyle, Dana Spiotta, Amy Bloom, Aimee...

Glastonbury 2015 - Friday

It's the official day one of Glastonbury 2015 and here are just some of the bands I'm planning to catch today... The Cribs - The Other Stage Pussy Riot - Left Field Hooton Tennis Club - Williams Green Stealing Sheep - Williams Green The Voyeurs - Williams Green Circa Waves - John Peel Stage

Ty Dolla $ign – “Blasé” (Feat. Future & Rae Sremmurd)

Hey, look! It’s a summit meeting of people who routinely turn enthusiastically horny nursery rhymes into irresistible rap-radio gold! R&B adventurer Ty Dolla $ign has his official debut album Free TC coming out this fall. We’ve already heard him team up with Charli XCX and Tinashe on “Drop That Kitty,” with YG, Joe Moses, and […]

The 5 Best Videos of the Week

Same sex marriage is now legal in all 50 states! That’s a much, much bigger deal than anything music is going to give us anytime soon, and it feels weird to be writing about anything else right now. But it’s Friday, and perhaps you’d like to celebrate by watching some really good music videos. There […]

These Ccksucking Tears Kickstarter Campaign

4 days agoMusic / Indie Music : HearYa

I’ve been meaning to post this for a week now. And with today’s monumental news about gay marriage, today seemed like the right time. Last year, the phenomenal label Paradise of Bachelors re-released the first openly themed country music album by Lavender Country to critical acclaim. Lavender Country was the moniker of Patrick Haggerty. My [...]

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