In Memoriam: Bands We Lost In 2017

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We are well into listmas season which means it’s time to take a break from asking our favorite songwriters about fidget spinners so we can watch a sad video. This is the 10th annual Oscars-style montage of band breakups that I have put together with Matt Neatock, and no it has … More »

Johanna Warren – “Here To Tell” Video

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Last month, Johanna Warren shared the wonderful “Here To Tell,” the first single from her new album, Gemini II — she recently played it for us in a Stereogum Session — and today Warren is sharing a music video for the track. It was directed by Jordan Tetewsky and it’s a wintry and … More »

MGMT – “When You Die” Video

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A few months back, MGMT officially announced that they would be releasing a new album called Little Dark Age early next year — it’s the follow-up to their 2013 self-titled — and shared its title track. Today, the psychedelic pop band is back with another song from their upcoming LP called “When You … More »

Watch SZA & Chance The Rapper Perform “Child’s Play” Together In New York

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Back in 2014, before the two of them became world-conquering stars, Chance The Rapper and SZA teamed up on “Child’s Play,” a track that appeared on SZA’s Z EP. And last night, as FADER points out, SZA played a show at New York’s Irving Plaza, and the two of them reunited onstage, … More »

Watch Charly Bliss Cover “All I Want For Christmas Is You” At A 2nd Stereogum Christmas Show

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One week ago today Stereogum and our friends at Ad Hoc hosted A 2nd Stereogum Christmas Show at Baby’s All Right in Brooklyn. Charly Bliss, Mannequin Pussy, and Remember Sports all performed, and DJ Gabriela Tully Playmore kept us entertained between sets. It was an awesome night, and it reached its electrifying peak … More »

Johnny Marr & Maxine Peake – “The Priest” Video

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Johnny Marr is collaborating with actress Maxine Peake on a spoken-word album based around the theme of “what it feels like to be alive in the UK right now,” as he told The Guardian. And today, the two working-class Mancunian icons have shared “The Priest,” a new song and short film about homeless … More »

Oh Sees – “Drowned Beast” Video

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John Dwyer’s frequently-name-changing project Oh Sees (or Thee Oh Sees, or OCS, or whatever) put out a new album called Orc a few months ago, and today the San Francisco band has shared a video for “Drowned Beast.” It’s a colorful, eye-popping clip created by Dr D Foothead. “I wrote this song mostly in the … More »

Chlöe Howl – “Do It Alone” Video

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Last we heard from British alto Chlöe Howl, we were listening to her synth-pop collaborations and selections from her debut EP, The Rumour. The video for her latest single, “Do It Alone,” came out today. In it Howl refuses to be the other woman and instead dances in supermarket aisles, goes to the … More »

Common Holly – “Nothing” Video

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Best New Bands Of 2017 honoree Common Holly, aka Montréal-based singer-songwriter Brigitte Naggar, aka the indie-rock hedgehog of your dreams, recently released the very good new album Playing House. And now she’s released a new music video for early track “Nothing,” slightly goofily pairing the song’s quietly stunning heartbreak with bright colors … More »

Phoebe Bridgers – “Would You Rather” Video (Feat. Conor Oberst)

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Recent Best New Bands honoree Phoebe Bridgers released her debut album, Stranger In The Alps, a couple months ago, and today she’s shared a video for “Would You Rather,” the Conor Oberst duet that’s featured on it. It’s a live action/animated hybrid starring human-like figures with televisions for heads that both Bridgers and Oberst … More »