Thom Yorke is a scrawny little guy with a graying ponytail and a general sense of droopiness around him. This is fine. We will continue to like him anyway. In fact, maybe that’s part of the reason we continue to like him. But the truth remains: Thom Yorke does not look like someone who could […]

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After months of testing and teasing, YouTube will relaunch its streaming platform next Tuesday (May 22) with multiple subscription price points alongside an entry-level, ad-supported version. The new service, YouTube Music, comes with an array of tools to take on Spotify, Apple Music and other established subscription platforms, and promises thousands of playlists, millions of […]

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Last year, the Long Island-born emo-rap innovator Lil Peep died of an accidental overdose at the age of 21. Since then, a few of Peep’s collaborations, including tracks with Marshmello and with the team of Juicy J and Wiz Khalifa, have come out. And now, another posthumous Lil Peep track has seen the light … […]

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Now that they have those pesky Icelandic tax-evasion charges behind them, Sigur Ròs, masters of keening and formless pseudo-rock, are free to follow their real passions, which include making dazed and lovely ambient music that, if you like, you can listen to on a loop for the rest of your natural life. The members … […]

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Earlier this month, Daniel Lopatin announced his latest Oneohtrix Point Never album, Age Of. It will be out in June, and it’ll be prefaced by a series of live performances in New York City. Today, he’s released Age Of’s first single, “Black Snow,” and revealed some more details behind the album. Here’s how … More […]

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Spring is in the air, and so are a lot of other substances, probably. That’s right: The first weekend of Coachella has officially arrived, bringing headlining performances from the Weeknd, Beyoncé, and Eminem along with it. More »

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Boys is the recording project of Nora Karlsson, a 22-year-old from Stockholm who also contributes to Stereogum comment section favorites HOLY. Back in 2016 we brought you her surging, shimmering psych-rocker “Happy Hour,” and today we’re back with a selection from her full-length debut Rest In Peace — an album produced, not coincidentally, by … […]

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Last we checked in with Valley Queen was two years ago upon the release of “In My Place,” a song that fulfilled a fantasy I didn’t know I had: Florence Welch fronting a retro rock band with traces of Jefferson Airplane, Fleetwood Mac, and the Pretenders. Welch doesn’t actually front the LA combo, but … […]

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Remember when Arcade Fire were good? Canada does, and it’d like you to know that they’re still good, too, thank you very much. Tonight, their recent album Everything Now won Album Of The Year at the Juno Awards, aka Canada’s answer to the Grammys, beating out a field of competitors that included Johnny … More […]

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Weezer have a new album, their “Black Album,” coming out in May, but frontman Rivers Cuomo has also been flexing his solo muscles lately. Last weekend, Rivers performed a solo acoustic set in Los Angeles, and today, he’s shared a brand new solo single. With “Medicine For Melancholy,” he seems to be shooting … More […]

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