Decemberists' FacebookDear Decemberists, Congratulations, The King is Dead is a remarkable album. We can't wait to hear it live. Actually, on second thought, we probably won't hear it live because the awful reality is that your tour's not stopping in Miami. Hell, it's not even tickling Florida ... More >>
The era of the big-budget rock video seems distant indeed. Actually, the era of the big-budget video for any genre seems distant, save for a few megawatt hip-hop and pop productions. Still, the best directors are adapting their style to smaller budgets and even smaller (laptop) screens. And inste ... More >>
Tennis' debut, Cape Dory, drops on January 18There were a lot of great albums in 2010, and we caught a lot of great shows too. But what's in store for 2011? Will Katy Goodwin leave the Vivian Girls after La Sera's full-length drops in February? Will Alex Ebert's (Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic ... More >>
Slaid Cleaves - Everything You Love Will Be Taken AwayAfter toiling in the trenches these many years as a folk-tinged journeyman singer-songwriter, Cleaves has finally painted his masterpiece, one that ought to make both his longtime fans and those who are still novices react with awe.Richie Furay - ... More >>
A veteran outfit makes its most ambitious record yet.
By ANDY VIHSTADT Casino King For those of you holding out for the follow-up to LCD Soundsystem's Sound of Silver, Stereogum’s got something to hold you over. The song, “Big Ideas,” will appear in 21, the film adaptation of Ben Mezrich’s Bringing Down the House. The O.S.T. hits stores Mar ... More >>
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