FIDLAR Experimented With New Sounds on “Almost Free” Because They Got Fuckin’ Bored

The West Coast punks have reached a new level of restlessness on their third album and most interesting collection of songs to date.

Ten Prominent “Fuck” Bands, Ranked by Tropical Fuck Storm

In a time when profanity-laden band names have cluttered the blogosphere, TFS’s Gareth Liddiard lets us know which bands are worth of the meatspace they occupy.

PREMIERE: Some Kind of Nun Has Some Kind of Fun in the Video for NO WIN’S “Crooked Heart”

Seek succor.

PREMIERE: You Definitely Won’t Hate Going Behind the Scenes of The Frights’ “You Are Going to Hate This”

The mini-doc includes: Zac Carper of FIDLAR discussing how he drinks his coffee with slabs of butter, how he developed The Frights’ sound, and how working with the trio helped him reconnect with reality.

PREMIERE: Criminal Hygiene Are the Smartest Punks in the Room in “Dangers of Convenience”

The LA band are on the road with Bleached right now.

WATCH: Set Up Camp and Watch the Bonnaroo Live Stream Here

No sunscreen required.

Radiohead, LCD Soundsytem, RHCP Come Back via Chicago: Lollapalooza 2016 Lineup Announced

Rumbling the walls of the Art Institute of Chicago for four days and nights this summer.

Bonnaroo Announces Lineup for Fifteenth Annual Festival

June 9–12 on the farm.

Governor’s Ball 2016 Lineup Revealed: Kanye, The Strokes, The Killers Are Heading to NYC

The three-day fest goes down June 3–5 at New York’s Randall’s Island.

The Entertainment Community Responds to the Horrific Attacks in Paris

“And third, it is important to remember that nothing about what these assholes are trying to do is going to work.”

LISTEN: FIDLAR and Bully Team Up to Cover The Magnetic Fields’ “Absolutely Cuckoo”

Plus, in honor of the reissue release of “69 Love Songs,” Stephin Merritt has added annotations on Genius.

Graveyard Smash: Getting Freaky at Beach Goth

Costumes, cosmic tunes, and getting carried away at the fourth annual gathering of the ghouls in Orange County.


The message is clear: don’t do drugs, kids.

WATCH: Go HAM with FIDLAR in the Rowdy “West Coast” Video

“Too” is out September 4 via Mom + Pop Music

WATCH: FIDLAR Is Alive, and So Is the Dream of the ’90s (and ’00s) in the Video for “40oz. On Repeat”

The band’s overdue (and simultaneously unexpected) second album “Too” is out September 4 via Mom + Pop Music.

Shaky Knees 2015: My Beer Is Warm, But It’s Still Cooler Than the Sun

One of the best lineups of the season came together last week in Atlanta.

Burgerama 4: In Photos

Burger Records’ annual extravaganza took over the Observatory in Santa Ana with Weezer, Ty Segall, FIDLAR, Black Lips, and a whole lot more.

Most Anticipated Albums of 2015

At the close of 2014, we celebrated our favorite albums of the year, and with the turn to a new year, it’s only fitting that we give our excitement an outlet…

LISTEN: FIDLAR’s Sheryl Crow Cover Gives New Meaning To “If It Makes You Happy”

After a much-deserved break from the whirlwind release of their 2013 debut record, Los Angeles’s favorite rowdy, hearts-of-gold punk dudes FIDLAR recently announced a return and put…


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