Watch Fontaines D.C. Make Their US TV Debut On The Tonight Show

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Fontaines-DC-on-FallonYesterday, my old friend Rob Harvilla published a great piece about Vampire Weekend and about how the whole idea of the hyped-up, conversation-starting young rock band basically no longer exists. (Stereogum’s own Columbus representative Chris DeVille also published his great Vampire Weekend piece yesterday.) And Harvilla’s point is true; it’s simply … More »

Artist Portraits From Stereogum Range Life 2019

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bbymuthaStereogum is in Texas for SXSW right now, and on Tuesday and Wednesday, we played host to an unofficial day party showcase at Cheer Up Charlies in downtown Austin. We know how to throw a party, and we got both established names and exciting up-and-comers, many of them pulled from our own BandMore »

Stereogum Range Life 2019 Recap: 2 Days, 24 Bands, 500 Packs Of Gum

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Charly BlissStereogum returned to Texas in full force this year for Stereogum Range Life 2019, throwing a two-day day party in downtown Austin during the SXSW festivities. We took over the indoor and outdoor stages of Cheer Up Charlies on Tuesday and Wednesday, helping to get the week off to a strong … More »

Fontaines D.C. – “Roy’s Tune” Video

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Fontaines D.C.- "Roys Tune"Dublin rockers Fontaines D.C. have released another single from their upcoming LP, Dogrel. They were one of our Bands To Watch earlier this year, and are proving themselves worthy again with “Roy’s Tune.” Last month, we got a sneak peak at some of the new material FDC is working on when they shared the … More »

Fontaines D.C. – “Big” Video

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Fontaines-DC-DogrelOver the last two years, the Dublin post-punk/garage rock quintet Fontaines D.C. have been steadily gaining more notoriety thanks to a buzzy run of singles and the strength of their live shows. After signing to Partisan, there were rumblings of an impending debut album. And today, just a couple weeks out from the band’s first … More »

Band To Watch: Fontaines D.C.

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Fontaines-DCThere’s been something happening in Dublin. Across 2014 and 2015, a group called Girl Band started to generate international buzz thanks to their idiosyncratic blend of noise-rock, post-punk, and techno-inspired rhythms. Here was a new sound, one nobody associated with a specific generation or scene in Ireland. Girl Band then went silent for … 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 »

Fontaines D.C. – “The Cuckoo Is A-Callin’”

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Fontaines D.C. - "Too Real" b/w "The Cuckoo Is A-Callin'"The Irish post-punk combo Fontaines D.C. impressed us mightily with “Too Real,” their tense and explosive single from earlier this month — so much that we named it one of the best songs of the week. They also reportedly put on a hell of a show at Iceland Airwaves. More »

Fontaines D.C. – “Too Real” Video

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Fontaines-DC-Too-Real-VideoOver the last year and a half, the Dublin post-punk/garage rock band Fontaines D.C. have built up quite a bit of buzz in their homeland and elsewhere in Europe just on the power of a handful of singles. There was the bouncy debut of “Liberty Belle,” the anxious and intense “More »

10 Memorable Acts At Iceland Airwaves 2018

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Iceland-Airwaves-2018Far from its origins as a small event in an airplane hangar, Iceland Airwaves has steadily ballooned into an all-encompassing experience that takes over Reykjavik for several days every November, drawing in industry people and tourists alike from around the world. This year marked its 20th anniversary, and you could feel that history, and all … More »