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Cavern of Anti-Matter's First Film Score Is a Rare Delight

Stereolab spin-off project, Cavern of Anti-Matter thrive in alchemizing varied and abstruse influences to elicit transfixing moments of frazzled disquiet and dread on In Fabric.

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Stereolab's Recent Re-Isssues Are Re-Imagined, and Re-Contextualized to Stunning Effect

Reissues of two early albums are a startling reminder of Stereolab's power and influence. Their music not only re-invents itself, but it refreshes and renews its listeners as well.

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The 100 Greatest Alternative Singles of the '90s - Part 1 (100 - 81)

The first part of our examination of the 100 Greatest Alternative Singles of the '90s, starting with 100 through 81.

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Cavern of Anti-Matter: Void Beats / Invocation Trex

Stereolab's Tim Gane and a couple of friends try out retro instrumental synth-rock, with catchy, impressive results.

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There's Something About Adrian: An Interview With Hip-Hop / Soul Producer Adrian Younge

Having just released the second installment of Something About April, Adrian Younge pauses to reflect on the art he makes and why the way he makes it makes a difference.

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The High Llamas: Here Come the Rattling Trees

Life in the town portrayed in Here Come the Rattling Trees continues as it has, with little change, much like the High Llamas’ music. This can be comforting, but also a little dull.

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Laetitia Sadier: Something Shines

The Stereolab songstress brings us an album of familiar themes that pushes her latest chapter into deeper territory and works to correct the missteps of 2012’s Silencio.

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Dancing to the Revolution: An Interview with Laetitia Sadier

Laetitia Sadier of Stereolab and Monade discusses her latest solo album, Silencio, and her unique blend of art and politics in a conversation with PopMatters.

Robert Alford
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Laetitia Sadier - "The Rule of the Game" (video) + Tour Dates

An ethereal video from one of the most important political pop albums of the past decade.

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Laetitia Sadier: Silencio

On Silencio, Laetitia Sadier picks up where Stereolab left off without skipping a bouncy, space-rock beat.

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Stereolab: Not Music

Not Music is one last reminder that music fans didn't always fully appreciate what they had in Stereolab until it was all over.

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Laetita Sadier: The Trip

The Stereolab and Monade veteran goes it alone with personal and involving results.

Reviews

Stereolab

In concert, Stereolab’s songs really came alive, providing proof that the band remains one of the most reliable live acts around.

Tyler Wilcox
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Stereolab: Chemical Chords

Chemical Chords is a cute summer record, one that’s almost as easy to forget as it is to digest.

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Stereolab: Serene Velocity: A Stereolab Anthology

Stereolab's discography is a maze, and this is meant as a guidebook. But it's missing a few pages, at least.

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Stereolab: Fab Four Suture

Like all their best recordings, this sounds both like a ‘typical Stereolab album’ and like nothing they've done before.

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Stereolab: Kybernetická Babicka EP

Stereolab add three new singles to their already mind-boggling discography. Obsessive-compulsive fans get ready -- they're on vinyl!"

Michael Franco
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Stereolab: Oscillons from the Anti-Sun

Any Stereolab fan knows that the band's sound has morphed a million times, each time bringing in and incorporating more styles. This box set not only shows the band's mastery of these various styles, but also the stylish aplomb they radiate while creating pop treats.

Michael Franco

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