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Shut Up, Dude: This Week’s Best Comments

This week Grimes apologized to Coachella and Evan Dando apologized to Jawbreaker but where is Taylor Swift’s apology to music bloggers for releasing a surprise album at 2AM? Happy for Charles Otto Puth Jr. though.

Headie One – “Cry No More” (Feat. Stormzy & Tay Keith)

Headie One dropped his exceptional single “ Socials ” on Leap Day, and he’s since announced his second album. It’s called The Last One , and its next new track reunites Headie with Stormzy, his fellow UK rap royal and “Ain’t It Different” duet partner. “Cry No More” also boasts

Big Bliss – “You’re A Man”

The melodically charged NYC post-punks Big Bliss released their album Vital Return last year, and it lived up to its name. Today they dropped a B-side from the project. “You’re A Man” finds Wallace May sarcastically beckoning Tim Race’s character with praise, while Race

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Every week the Stereogum staff chooses the five best new songs of the week. The eligibility period begins and ends Thursdays right before midnight. You can hear this week’s picks below and on Stereogum’s Favorite New Music Spotify playlist, which is updated weekly. (An expanded

Pink Sues Pharrell Over Trademark Attempt

Pharrell Williams has been busy in court lately, and if his opponents are to be believed, it’s because he’s getting greedy with the trademarks. Early this month, news broke that Pharrell and his longtime producing partner Chad Hugo went to battle over the rights to the name the

ME REX – “Goodbye Forever”

For whatever reason, the anxiously peppy, post-Campesinos indie rock combo Me Rex tend to do their best work in the EP format. (Their peak, for me, is still the double-EP that essentially functioned as an album.) So it’s good news that the band announced a new EP this week —

Myriam Gendron – “Terres brûlées”

Back in March, the brilliant Montréal balladeer Myriam Gendron released “ Long Way Home ,” the stirring lead single from her new album Mayday . This week she released another track from the album. “Terres brûlées” is spooky and enthralling, like an old maritime folk song that

Into It. Over It. – “Bandelier”

Evan Weiss’ emo project Into. It Over It. has been running for nearly two decades now. The band makes a lot of music, and not all of that music ends up on proper albums. Today, Into It. Over It. announced plans to release the new collection Interesting Decisions: Into It. Over

David Byrne – “Hard Times” (Paramore Cover)

The snake is eating its tail. On “ Hard Times ,” the opening track and lead single from their 2017 album After Laughter , Paramore adopted a plastic neon Afropop/new wave vibe seemingly influenced by Talking Heads. Recently, Hayley Williams and friends covered “Burning Down The

Shelby Lynne – “But I Ain’t”

This month marks the 25th anniversary of I Am Shelby Lynne , the great country-pop album that launched singer-songwriter Shelby Lynne to fame. Lynne famously won the Grammy for Best New Artist after that LP’s release, even though she was already ten years and six albums into

Pierce The Veil – “Karma Police” (Radiohead Cover)

Last week, Stereogum published Eli Enis’ thorough and depressing survey of the current state of big-room metal. Shit is bleak out there! In this corner of the internet, many of us have been pointedly ignoring this stuff for a long time, but it exists, and it’s more popular than