Posts Tagged ‘Stereogum’

June 30th, 2010 - 2:30 am § in True/Slant

The blogosphere doesn't need Pitchfork's Altered Zones

Popular indie music site Pitchfork announced it will launch Altered Zones, a sister site dedicated to DIY sounds so obscure not even those on staff at Pitchfork have heard of some of the bands or dreamt up cool new tags for the zany new tunes. Pitchfork has some lofty goals for the site, which will [...]

March 22nd, 2010 - 1:10 am § in True/Slant

Dear MGMT: 'Congratulations' for what exactly?

MGMT’s new album, Congratulations, leaked online. So the band cleverly began to stream the new record on their site. In an even smarter move, the group punctuated the appearance of the album’s music with this simple statement: Hey everybody, the album leaked, and we wanted you to be able[...]

December 10th, 2009 - 1:35 pm § in True/Slant

Dan Deacon and Google Chrome

Dan Deacon is a DIY mastermind, one of a handful of prolific and well-known artists who do things themselves, and do things a certain way. He plays all ages shows. He plays shows for $10 a pop. He plays shows in “unorthodox” venues. And he doesn’t sell his music to a big corporatio[...]

September 18th, 2009 - 5:45 pm § in Perfect Lines

SDRE Tacoma show on YouTube

Adam9512 was nice enough to record the entire Sunny Day secret show that was in Tacoma the other night and post it on YouTube (thanks Stereogum). Audio quality isn’t great (but really, how can you improve upon seeing a band in person?) but it’s a nice sneak peek for folks who have ticket[...]

February 18th, 2009 - 11:47 pm § in Perfect Lines

Don't (Touch and) Go

From the looks of a post early in the day by Stereogum, one would have thought it was the end of the aural world for fans of underground music. Although the reports later in the day dismissed the rumors that Touch and Go Records was finished; instead, the still dreadful news that the label will [...[...]

January 26th, 2009 - 2:49 pm § in Perfect Lines

Linky Links

*Stereogum has a full-blown post on the newest Torns of Life show, this one out in LA. *In more Obama = emo “news,” Pete Wentz wrote a little ditty blog entry for the Huffington Post on Obama’s Inauguration and Vice Magazine has declared the event to be the death of emo (though not[...]

December 17th, 2008 - 12:36 pm § in Perfect Lines

New Music From The Appleseed Cast

Stereogum is previewing the newest song by The Appleseed Cast on their weekly Gum Drop posting. Titled “Raise the Sails,” the song hearkens back to the band’s Low Level Owl days, with patient, drawn out instrumentals that make the slow-bursts and waves of noise all the more moving.[...]

October 21st, 2008 - 7:19 pm § in Perfect Lines

Kanye Wemo

It’s been a number of days, but Stereogum’s post on Kanye West’s “Coldest Winter” caught my eye for oh so many reasons. Of course, images offer the best summation. Thanks Stereogum: The post offers an interesting look at the perception of emo today. Given that Stereogum[...]

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