Watch Rostam Play New Song “In A River”

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Former Vampire Weekend producer Rostam has released one solo album, last year’s Half-Light, since stepping out on his own, and lately he’s been spending his time doing stripped-down covers of classics like “Like A Rolling Stone,” “Fairytale Of New York,” and “Pink Moon.” But he seems to have some new material … More »

Watch Phoebe Bridgers, Soccer Mommy, & Conor Oberst Cover Sheryl Crow In Brooklyn

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Phoebe Bridgers headlined Music Hall Of Williamsburg last night with opener Soccer Mommy. That’s a good bill! And it got even better when Conor Oberst showed up to help cover Sheryl Crow. More »

Guerilla Toss – “Spider Heard”

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Guerilla Toss released one of last year’s best albums, GT Ultra, and they’re back in the studio working on another full-length that’s due out later this year. But before that, they’re sharing a leftover from the GT Ultra sessions, a song that was cut from it for runtime purposes. And “Spider Heard” definitely sounds … More »

Ganser – “PSY OPS” Video

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The Chicago postpunk four-piece Ganser have been releasing EPs full of dark, meditative, weirdly pretty goth-inflected postpunk; we posted a couple of their songs, “Pyrrhic Victory” and “Sunk,” last year. This spring, the band will release their debut album Odd Talk, and they’ve just shared a freaky and intense video for “PSY OPS,” its … More »

Stream Sitcom Be The One You Love

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When Jake Lazovick first started making music as Sitcom, he was coming from more of an indie-rock background — see his work alongside the very good band Foozle — but he’s been increasingly experimenting with synths and beatmaking and more conventional pop structures as time goes on. On 2016’s Gig Bag, he … More »

Watch Vagabon Debut “Full Moon In Gemini” In Tiny Desk Concert

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Last year, Laetitia Tamko, the New York-based musician and onetime Band To Watch, released Infinite Worlds, one of the best indie rock debuts of 2018. Tamko, who’s only been playing music for a few years, has already developed a distinctive and powerful voice, and it’s cool to see her ascending to the point … More »

Young Thug: “I Wanna Act Deaf For A Year”

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Young Thug will always be good at demanding our attention. Earlier this week, for instance, he jumped on twitter late at night to announce that he’s changing his name to SEX. We don’t yet know whether he plans on sticking with that, but the mere fact that he’s saying it is pretty amazing. And … More »

No One On Tonight’s Jeopardy! Knew Kendrick Lamar

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Contestants on Jeopardy! don’t exactly have a great track record when it comes to music trivia on the show. Over the past few years, they’ve failed to decipher clues about Paramore, Kurt Vile, Chromeo, Foo Fighters, and Frank Ocean, but you’d think they’d at least get Kendrick Lamar. More »

Bon Iver’s Manager Releases Congressional Campaign Ad Soundtracked By “Wisconsin”

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Bon Iver’s fellow Wisconsinite and manager, Kyle Frenette, recently announced he will be running for Congress. His election would unseat Republican Sean Duffy, the current Representative of Wisconsin’s 7th District, who also happens to be a big-time Trump supporter. Today Frenette publicly announces his candidacy with a very wholesome, goosebump-inducing promotional video, filled with the … More »

Daddy Issues – “High St” Video

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Last year, Nashville trio Daddy Issues released their very good debut album, Deep Dream. They’ve mostly been on the road since then — including a stop at our offices for a Stereogum Session — and they’re about to embark on another tour next month. More »