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Verses From the Abstract: To Bop or Not to Bop

Featuring RMR, Saweetie, God Colony, Buddy, Akai Solo, Open Mike Eagle, and Tall Black Guy

Jul 29, 2020

Like most people that heard “RASCAL” when it dropped earlier this year, I wanted to know more about RMR from the jump. There’s something so perverse about flipping a Rascal Flatts love ballad and turning it into an anti-cop anthem, of making a refrain of “fuck 12” into a lighters-hoisted singalong. More

Apr 12, 2019

Indie noise rockers Versus have returned with their new single “Bow and Arrow” off of their upcoming EP Ex Nihilo and we are pleased to premiere it. The single marks Versus’ first new music in nine years. More

Versus Stream New Album, Announce Record Release Show

NYC Fans Can Prepare to Hear Them Rock Brooklyn’s Rock Shop

Jul 26, 2010

Versus, in addition to some already announced tour dates with Polvo, Superchunk, and Jenny and Johnny, have announced a record release show at the new Brooklyn venue Rock Shop and are streaming the record in its entirety. We have the details. More

Superchunk Releases More Details for New LP

First Since 2001 for Seminal Indie Act

Jun 04, 2010

Superchunk announce their first full-length album since 2001’s Here’s to Shutting Up along with new tour dates and a television appearance. We have the details. More

Versus Prep New Album, Release “Invincible Hero” MP3

On the Ones and Threes Due August 3rd

May 18, 2010

Having released a trio of great records throughout the ‘90s (The Stars Are Insane, Secret Swingers, Two Cents Plus Tax), and an excellent thought then to be swansong LP in 2000 (Hurrah), Versus spent the ‘00s largely dormant, But their new LP, On the Ones and Threes, is due to be released on Merge August 3rd. Merge have released the first MP3, “Invincible Hero,” and we have it here. More




Reviews

Aug 04, 2010

The first minute or so of “Invincible Hero,” the opening track of the first Versus album in 10 years, presses the question: Where has Versus been all this time? A decade has passed since their last album, Hurrah, and sometimes a break isn’t a bad idea, of course. More