The National’s Bob’s Burgers Song Shelved After Paris Attacks STEREOGUM

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The National’s Matt Berninger is currently on tour with Brent Knopf in support of the recently released Return To The Moon, their debut album under the name EL VY. As Pitchfork reports, Berninger held a Facebook Q&A session from his hotel room in Copenhagen tonight — also holding a ….Read More Via:: STEREOGUM

Who Comes Out Ahead at the Gotham Awards Thompson on Hollywood

The Gotham Awards’ 2015 tributes include “Carol” director Todd Haynes, producers Steve Golin and actors Helen Mirren and Robert Redford. This year’s nominees, led by “The Diary of a Teenage Girl” with five nominations, include lauded indie features “Heaven Knows What,” “Room,” “Spotlight” and “Tangerine,” which scored the breakthrough actor ….Read More Via:: THOMPSON on Read more

GUM – “Anesthetized Lesson” Video STEREOGUM

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Jay Watson of Aussie psych-rock greats Tame Impala and their shaggier cousins Pond just released his second solo LP under the name GUM, Glamorous Damage. Today, he’s shared a video for album opener and lead single “Anesthetized Lesson,” which matches the song’s fuzzy groove and slightly goofy sense of ….Read More Via:: STEREOGUM

Adele Lessons Lefsetz Letter

1. MUSIC, NOT TRENDS There’s been a huge focus on what’s hot as opposed to what’s good. John Seabrook delineated the “track and hook” singles that dominate today’s Top Forty, but could it be that old-fashioned melody, with memorable changes and a good vocal, is what most people really want ….Read More Via:: LEFSETZ LETTER