Shirley Collins – “Sweet Greens And Blues”

Last month, Shirley Collins announced her new album Heart's Ease. It's the followup to the legendary folk singer's 2016 collection Lodestar, which in turn was…
Ryan Leas | July 2, 2020 - 9:11 am

ACL May Be Cancelled But Austin Is Still Getting A Vanilla Ice Concert On Friday

Austin City Limits is cancelled and Austin city bars are once again closed due to a spike in COVID-19 cases, but at least Austin is…
Peter Helman | July 1, 2020 - 8:36 pm

Wisconsin Town Officials Learn About Imminent Nu-Metal Festival From The View, Venue Promises Extra Porta Potties

Remember Herd Immunity Festival? The three-day nu-metal extravaganza, now renamed July Mini Fest after several bands dropped off the bill in response to the original…
Peter Helman | July 1, 2020 - 7:03 pm

Mr Muthafuckin’ eXquire – “Black Mirror” (Prod. Madlib)

It's been a minute since we checked in with Brooklyn rapper Mr. Muthafuckin' eXquire, but hopping on a new Madlib beat is cause for attention.
Chris DeVille | July 1, 2020 - 4:00 pm

ACL Fest 2020 Officially Cancelled

Coachella cancelled. Lollapalooza cancelled. Bonnaroo cancelled. It was only a matter of time before Austin City Limits cancelled too. Today, it's official: The ACL festival…
Chris DeVille | July 1, 2020 - 2:31 pm

Three’s A Crowd

Chris DeVille | July 1, 2020 - 2:05 pm

Status Ain't Hood

Lil Baby & 42 Dugg’s “We Paid” Is The Summer Anthem We Need

It's been 14 years since Tom Cruise did the Yung Joc motorcycle dance. In the summer of 2006, Cruise was out on the promotional trail…
Tom Breihan | July 1, 2020 - 1:05 pm

New Episodes Of Beavis And Butt-Head Announced

The two most influential music critics of the '90s are back. The New York Times reports that two new seasons of Beavis And Butt-Head, the…
Tom Breihan | July 1, 2020 - 12:27 pm

Watch The New Go-Go’s Documentary Trailer

The Go-Go's are getting a documentary. The pioneering California new wave band emerged out of the LA punk scene of the late '70s and are…
Peter Helman | July 1, 2020 - 12:21 pm

Ty Dolla $ign – “Ego Death” (Feat. Kanye West, Skrillex, FKA twigs, & serpentwithfeet)

Ty Dolla $ign has often functioned as a human crossroads for various corners of the musical mainstream. On his new single, he brings many of…
Chris DeVille | July 1, 2020 - 12:02 pm

Emma Ruth Rundle – “Staying Power”

The Louisville musician Emma Ruth Rundle makes dark, heavy, beautiful music that doesn't quite conform to any one particular genre. She's probably closer to goth…
Tom Breihan | July 1, 2020 - 12:01 pm

Scott Aukerman & Adam Scott Launch Red Hot Chili Peppers Podcast

Scott Aukerman and Adam Scott are two extremely busy, talented people -- people busy and talented enough that they don't necessarily need to spend hours…
Tom Breihan | July 1, 2020 - 11:45 am

Watch Neil Young Play A Set Of Political Songs & Cover Bob Dylan On His Front Porch

Neil Young has been awfully busy in the past few months -- or as busy as a rock legend can be while self-isolating in his…
Tom Breihan | July 1, 2020 - 10:55 am

Stream The Grateful Dead’s New Outtakes Collection Workingman’s Dead: The Angel’s Share

Next week the Grateful Dead will release a 50th anniversary deluxe reissue of their 1970 country-folk pivot Workingman's Dead, one of the legendary studio albums…
Chris DeVille | July 1, 2020 - 10:46 am

Jason Molina – “The Mission’s End”

Jason Molina, the beloved songwriter behind the long-running indie rock projects Songs: Ohia and Magnolia Electric Co., battled alcoholism for his entire career, and he…
Tom Breihan | July 1, 2020 - 10:03 am

Fear Of Men – “Into Strangeness”

We haven't heard from Fear Of Men since the band released their sophomore album, Fall Forever, back in 2016. That record made our Best Albums
James Rettig | July 1, 2020 - 9:58 am

Hear Aimee Mann Cover Leonard Cohen’s “Avalanche” For HBO’s I’ll Be Gone In The Dark

The true-crime writer Michelle McNamara spent years hunting for the Golden State Killer, the notorious serial killer who evaded capture for decades. In 2016, McNamara…
Tom Breihan | July 1, 2020 - 9:38 am

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Toto’s “Africa”

In The Number Ones, I'm reviewing every single #1 single in the history of the Billboard Hot 100, starting with the chart's beginning, in 1958,
Tom Breihan | July 1, 2020 - 8:52 am

Illinois Governor Names John Prine Honorary Poet Laureate

Upon his death from COVID-19 in April, legendary singer-songwriter John Prine was widely remembered as a masterful lyricist. In a remembrance at this site, Stephen…
Chris DeVille | June 30, 2020 - 9:14 pm

Jordan Groggs Of Injury Reserve Dead At 32

Jordan Groggs, a member of the Phoenix rap group Injury Reserve, has died. The group confirmed his death on their social media accounts today, posting…
Chris DeVille | June 30, 2020 - 8:34 pm

Maroon 5 Bassist Mickey Madden Arrested On Domestic Violence Charge

Maroon 5 bassist Mickey Madden was arrested Saturday in Los Angeles after an allegation of domestic violence, Page Six reports. The specific charge against Madden…
Chris DeVille | June 30, 2020 - 7:50 pm

Refused – “The Ballad Of Buck Ravers”

A whole lot of people, including me, are very excited for Cyberpunk 2077, the first big release from Polish video game developer CD Projekt Red…
Peter Helman | June 30, 2020 - 3:17 pm

Kid Rock’s Big Ass Honky Tonk Sues “Communist” Nashville Over COVID-19 Restrictions

Earlier this month, Kid Rock’s Big Ass Honky Tonk And Rock & Roll Steakhouse had its beer permit suspended for repeatedly ignoring health department restrictions…
James Rettig | June 30, 2020 - 3:10 pm

Disclosure – “My High” (Feat. Aminé & slowthai)

Last month, the brother producer duo Disclosure announced a new album, ENERGY, the proper follow-up to their 2015 album Caracal. It features a stacked guest…
James Rettig | June 30, 2020 - 2:40 pm

Pearl Jam Honor Their Nine Fans Killed At Roskilde 20 Years Ago Today

Nine people were killed when fans stampeded toward the stage during Pearl Jam's performance at the 2000 Roskilde Festival in Denmark. Eddie Vedder referenced the…
Peter Helman | June 30, 2020 - 2:26 pm

Johnny Mandel Dead At 94

Johnny Mandel has died, as The New York Times reports. The composer and arranger was 94. Mandel was best known for his film…
James Rettig | June 30, 2020 - 2:25 pm

Sad13 – “Ghost (Of A Good Time)”

Sadie Dupuis' pop-leaning project Sad13 is back. It's been four long years since she released her debut under the moniker, 2016's Slugger. Since then, there…
Ryan Leas | June 30, 2020 - 1:42 pm

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Little Kid Transfiguration Highway

Before we begin this week's review, a reminder: Yesterday we launched Save Stereogum: An '00s Covers Comp. It's a collection of over 40 all-new exclusive…
Chris DeVille | June 30, 2020 - 1:35 pm

The Black Market

The Month In Metal – June 2020

An intro to the intro to the intro: Black lives matter. I support the protests against police brutality held in response to the…
Ian Chainey | June 30, 2020 - 1:02 pm

Fontaines D.C. – “Televised Mind”

Fontaines D.C. are about a month out from releasing their sophomore album, A Hero's Death. The Dublin band have shared two singles from it so…
James Rettig | June 30, 2020 - 12:33 pm
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