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Black Midi Announce Debut Album Schlagenheim​, First North American Tour

We named UK sonic explorers Black Midi a Band To Watch off the strength of their constantly evolving live show and a small pile of fascinating singles like "Crow's Perch" and " ." The next step on their slightly unconventional path: Their just-announced debut album Schlagenheim​ will not feature … More »
Tags: Music, UK, Tour Dates, Crow, Black Midi

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). This week's countdown is below, and you can listen to a playlist of all our 5 Best Songs on Spotify. More »
Tags: Music, Bruce Springsteen, The 5 Best Songs Of The Week, Stormzy, Holly Herndon, Truth Club, Black Midi

Black Midi – “Talking Heads”

Things seem to be changing for Black Midi. The UK band generated a whole lot of buzz in spite of but also partly because of having so little music available; word of mouth drove their rise, spreading news of their incendiary and shape-shifting live shows. Naturally, that kind of thing probably has to remain a …
Tags: Music, UK, Black Midi

Black Midi – “Crow’s Perch”

Part of what has made the rise of the transfixing UK group Black Midi so intriguing is the fact that they did it with so little music. Their reputation grew by word of mouth based on their blistering and shape-shifting live sets; as of yesterday, they'd managed a buzzy SXSW run and sold out NYC … More »
Tags: Music, UK, Sxsw, Black Midi

Band To Watch: Black Midi

Throughout SXSW last week, there was one question everyone invested in this year's crop of emerging indie names seemed to be asking: "Have you seen Black Midi yet?" … More »
Tags: Music, Interview, Sxsw, Band To Watch, Black Midi

Stereogum Range Life 2019 Recap: 2 Days, 24 Bands, 500 Packs Of Gum

Stereogum returned to Texas in full force this year for Stereogum Range Life 2019, throwing a two-day day party in downtown Austin during the SXSW festivities. We took over the indoor and outdoor stages of Cheer Up Charlies on Tuesday and Wednesday, helping to get the week off to a strong … More »
Tags: Music, Texas, Austin, Concert, Sxsw, Nothing, Ellis, Priests, Samia, Sasami, Westerman, The Chills, Empath, Jess Williamson, Thyla, Gurr

Artist Portraits From Stereogum Range Life 2019

Stereogum is in Texas for SXSW right now, and on Tuesday and Wednesday, we played host to an unofficial day party showcase at Cheer Up Charlies in downtown Austin. We know how to throw a party, and we got both established names and exciting up-and-comers, many of them pulled from our own Band … More »
Tags: Music, Texas, Photo, Sxsw, Nothing, Ellis, Priests, Samia, Sasami, Westerman, The Chills, Empath, Jess Williamson, Thyla, Gurr, Ratboys

Stereogum Range Life 2019 Lineup

Next month we return to Austin, Texas to throw a two-day party at Cheer Up Charlies on Red River. Stereogum Range Life '19 goes down Tuesday 3/12 and Wednesday 3/13 from noon-6PM each day. It's free with RSVP and all-ages. Here's who will be performing: … More »
Tags: Music, News, Sxsw, Nothing, Austin Texas, Ellis, Priests, Samia, Sasami, Westerman, The Chills, Empath, Jess Williamson, Thyla, Gurr, Ratboys

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

If you are one of the many, many people in this country waiting out the polar vortex and/or hibernating, you are probably over this week. Hopefully, you didn't get stir crazy enough to do something ill-advised, like having someone tattoo "Japanese BBQ Finger" on your hand. (Relatedly: It is now unfortunately easy to … More »
Tags: Music, The 5 Best Songs Of The Week, King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard, MAXO KREAM, Rico Nasty, Makthaverskan, Black Midi

Black Midi – “Speedway”

Having formed barely a year ago, the London quartet Black Midi have already accrued quite a bit of buzz in their native UK. On the strength of their live shows and one single -- the tense, explosive "bmbmbm" -- the band's started to build a reputation for their hard-to-classify and unnerving blend of … More »
Tags: Music, UK, London, Dan Carey, Black Midi