Shut Up, Dude: This Week’s Best And Worst Comments

This weekend Stereogum is a media partner for Day For Night Festival in Houston. I thought I was done with festivals for the year, but…
Scott Lapatine | December 15, 2017 - 7:14 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Well gang, we're halfway through December, 10 days out from Christmas, heading into the third-to-last weekend of the year. You sick of lists yet? Haha,…
Stereogum | December 15, 2017 - 5:52 pm

Chance The Rapper & Jeremih Releasing Expanded Merry Christmas Lil Mama With Common & Lena Waithe

Chance The Rapper and Jeremih blessed us last Christmas season with a surprise collaborative mixtape called Merry Christmas Lil Mama. Today the Chicago stars announced…
Chris DeVille | December 15, 2017 - 5:06 pm

Watch Chvrches Cover Joni Mitchell & Cyndi Lauper In LA

Scottish synth-pop trio Chvrches have been busy working on their allegedly very poppy third album with Greg Kurstin, but they broke their year-long hiatus from…
Julia Gray | December 15, 2017 - 4:17 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

The best music-related video of the week was obviously the 10-minute Black Thought freestyle that realigned the planets of the solar system and brought the…
Tom Breihan | December 15, 2017 - 2:23 pm

American Nightmare – “The World Is Blue”

The great Boston hardcore band American Nightmare released two albums before breaking up in 2004, and frontman Wes Eisold went on to form Some Girls…
Tom Breihan | December 15, 2017 - 1:58 pm

XXXTentacion Jailed On New Charges, Could Face Decades In Prison

Earlier this year, we learned some horrific things about the charges against XXXTentacion, the deeply problematic and extremely popular young Florida rapper. Right now, XXXTentacion…
Tom Breihan | December 15, 2017 - 1:36 pm

Wavves – “Christmas Time Is Here” (Vince Guaraldi Cover)

I was a tad worried that a Christmas song from Wavves would get covered in psychedelic fuzz beyond the point of recognition. On the contrary I…
Grace Birnstengel | December 15, 2017 - 1:00 pm

2017 In Review

27 Reissues From 2017 You Should Check Out

It's becoming increasingly difficult to keep track of new releases in stores in a given week, and even more daunting to stay on top of…
Annie Zaleski | December 15, 2017 - 12:52 pm

Run The Jewels – “Call Ticketron” Video

Run The Jewels teased their "Call Ticketron" video earlier this week with an elaborate website hinting at chaos in New York City. Now it's here,…
Chris DeVille | December 15, 2017 - 12:27 pm

Turnstile – “Generator”

Baltimore hardcore warriors Turnstile have risen through the DIY ranks, and now they're out here working with Diplo and shit. The band recently signed a…
Tom Breihan | December 15, 2017 - 11:28 am

Premature Evaluation

Premature Evaluation: Eminem Revival

It is with great regret that I tell you this: Eminem still likes to rap about butts sometimes. Here's something he says on "Remind Me,"
Tom Breihan | December 15, 2017 - 11:05 am

NYPD Investigating Rape Allegations Against Russell Simmons

Two days ago, The New York Times published a report on Russell Simmons, the Def Jam Records co-founder who recently stepped down from his businesses
Tom Breihan | December 15, 2017 - 11:03 am

2017 In Review

Recommended Reading 2017

One of my 2017 New Year's resolutions was to re-invest in reading. I kept a tally of every book I powered through, and when I…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | December 15, 2017 - 11:00 am

Watch Billy Corgan’s Solo Concert Film Neath The Darkest Eves

Billy Corgan released his latest solo album, Ogilala, in October alongside a surreal silent film and a name-change.
Julia Gray | December 15, 2017 - 10:59 am

Brockhampton – “Rental” Video

Just before the year comes to a close, Brockhampton's back with their third release of 2017, the finale to their Saturation trilogy. True to form,…
Ryan Leas | December 15, 2017 - 10:45 am

Timbaland – “Grab the Wheel” (Feat. 6LACK)

Back in the '90s, the Virginia producer Timbaland introduced a spaced-out, synthy sound that absolutely changed the entire aesthetic for radio-friendly rap and R&B. In…
Tom Breihan | December 15, 2017 - 10:41 am

The Shins Announce The Heart’s Worm, A Reworked Version Of Heartworms

Earlier this year, the Shins released Heartworms, an album that they spent forever making. But they didn't just make one version of Heartworms. As Pitchfork
Tom Breihan | December 15, 2017 - 10:22 am

A$AP Rocky & Tom Morello – “FTW (Fuck The World)”

Movie soundtracks are great for bringing together odd combinations of artists. Will Smith's new Netflix alien-warfare movie Bright has done that several times over. Last…
Chris DeVille | December 15, 2017 - 10:08 am

Charlotte Gainsbourg – “Les Oxalis” Video

Last month, Charlotte Gainsbourg released her excellent new album Rest, her first since 2011's Stage Whisper. The rollout was already accompanied by some striking visuals…
Ryan Leas | December 15, 2017 - 10:04 am

Watch N.E.R.D. Return To The Stage On Kimmel

Four years ago, Jimmy Kimmel showed up in Pharrell's video for the globe-conquering monster hit "Happy." And maybe that's why Pharrell's reunited N.E.R.D. project chose…
Tom Breihan | December 15, 2017 - 9:59 am

Poppy Ackroyd – “Paper”

We at Stereogum are very excited about Resolve, the upcoming album from London neoclassical composer Poppy Ackroyd. We premiered the project's gorgeous lead single "The
Chris DeVille | December 15, 2017 - 9:58 am

SZA – “The Weekend (Calvin Harris Remix)”

If you read my countdown of the year's best pop songs yesterday, you know I'm stoked for this one. "The Weekend," from SZA's spectacular Ctrl,…
Chris DeVille | December 15, 2017 - 9:41 am

Sylvan Esso – “There Are Many Ways To Say I Love You”

Earlier this year, the folky North Carolina dance-pop duo Sylvan Esso came out with What Now, their sophomore album. And today, they followed it up…
Tom Breihan | December 15, 2017 - 9:29 am

Eminem Announces Revival Popup Serving Mom’s Spaghetti

Today, Eminem releases his new Revival album. And since he's a popular rapper, he's now presenting a pop-up shop in his hometown, something that every…
Tom Breihan | December 15, 2017 - 9:13 am

2 Chainz Calls Out Walmart For Stealing Dabbing Santa Christmas Sweater

Two years ago, back when people still occasionally hit the dab in non-ironic ways, 2 Chainz started selling Christmas sweaters with images of a dabbing
Tom Breihan | December 15, 2017 - 8:56 am

Arcade Fire – “Everything Now (Todo Ya) (Remix Por Bomba Estéreo)”

When Arcade Fire toured Europe this summer, they brought the Colombia dance-rock band Bomba Estéreo with them. And now Arcade Fire have gotten Bomba Estéreo…
Tom Breihan | December 15, 2017 - 8:39 am

Stream N.E.R.D. No_One Ever Really Dies

N.E.R.D's last album, Nothing, came out in 2010, so the release of their comeback LP today has been a long time coming. They've been teasing No_One Ever Really Dies with…
Julia Gray | December 15, 2017 - 12:09 am

Stream Charli XCX Pop 2

It's been just about three years since Charli XCX's last full-fledged LP, the brash and addictive Sucker. But in that time, the pop visionary and…
Ryan Leas | December 15, 2017 - 12:07 am

Stream Eminem Revival

Eminem made his grand reentry into the public eye this fall with a widely circulated and debated BET Hip-Hop Awards freestyle targeting President Donald Trump,…
Chris DeVille | December 15, 2017 - 12:05 am
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