The 20 Best Music Videos Of 2018

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vidsIn the early days of this century, you could still turn on your television and, every so often, catch a music video. It didn’t last. Music videos still exist on television, but niche ventures like the MTV Jams Channel only exist in the shadowy nether reaches of cable subscriptions, and that’s not where music videos … More »

Stereogum’s 90 Favorite Songs Of 2018

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Each December, in an effort to celebrate outstanding achievements and commemorate The Year That Was, the pop culture media industrial complex foists lots of lists upon the world. We here at Stereogum are party to that deluge; we shared our collective conclusions about 2018’s best albums a week ago and have been More »

Watch Flasher’s Stereogum Session

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FlasherThe Washington, DC-based punk trio Flasher released their debut album, Constant Image, earlier this year. They recently stopped by Stereogum’s offices in New York City to play a few tracks for our Stereogum Sessions performances series. They did “Skim Milk,” “Pressure,” and “Who’s Got Time,” all from their debut, a little pared-back but … More »

Flasher – “Who’s Got Time?” Video

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FlasherThe Washington, DC trio Flasher released their debut album, Constant Image, at the beginning of the month. It came in at #4 on our Best Albums Of 2017 So Far list, we named it Album Of The Week, and we did a feature on the band, so suffice to say the … More »

Stream Flasher’s Infectious Debut Album Constant Image

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Flasher-Constant-ImageIf you’ve been reading this site in the past couple months, you know we’ve been pretty pumped about Flasher’s debut Constant Image. The DC post-punk trio — made up of Taylor Mulitz, Daniel Saperstein, and Emma Baker — originally appeared on our Best New Bands Of 2016 list, but even then I’m not sure … More »

The 50 Best Albums Of 2018 So Far

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Have you ever talked to your parents about what it was like to live through the late ’60s? National leaders were gunned down right and left. Entire generations were asserting themselves loudly. War was erupting, and nobody seemed quite certain why. People were walking on the moon. Hippie cults were chopping people up. A few … More »

Album Of The Week: Flasher Constant Image

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Flasher-Constant-ImageIf you would like to know how it feels to have your brain lining peeled like a grape, spend a few days in our nation’s capital. Washington, DC is a beautiful city, a place of blindingly white historic monuments and precisely run all-ages spaces and very good Ethiopian restaurants. It is also a demented Kafka … More »

Kill Your Ego, Listen To Flasher

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Sylvia Plath’s ponytail hangs in Washington, DC’s National Portrait Gallery. It’s a thick, dirty-brown plait housed in a glass box, and as unsettling as it is to look at a piece of Plath’s corporeal form while thinking about her short and tragic life, Taylor Mulitz is equally fascinated and weirded out by it. He leads … More »

Flasher – “Who’s Got Time?”

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FlasherFlasher came up in the Washington, DC punk scene, and Taylor Mulitz, one-third of the band, used to play bass in the great DC punk band Priests. But Flasher aren’t a punk band, exactly. Instead, they play wiry, nervy rock music that draws from post-punk and new wave and indie-pop as much as punk, taking … More »

Flasher – “Pressure” Video

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Last month, DC trio Flasher released “Skim Milk,” a precursor to their full-length debut, which is being officially announced today. It’s called Constant Image and will be out 6/8 via Domino Records. The one-time Best New Band honorees have also shared another song from it, “Pressure,” an ecstatically nervy delight that contains whirlwind … More »