Stereogum

  1. Buzzmedia Rebrands Itself SpinMedia

    March 25, 2013 11:16 AM EDT Buzzmedia -- the online publisher which owns such websites as Stereogum, Celebuzz, Idolator, XLR8R, and dozens of others, and is a part-owner of Hype Machine and Brooklyn Vegan -- rebranded itself SpinMedia this morning, taking its name from Spi ...

  2. BuzzMedia Purchases Four New Sites, Creates AbsoluteVoices Punk Music Collective

    August 27, 2012 10:23 AM EDT BuzzMedia has continued its acquisition spree, purchasing leading punk websites Under The Gun Review, Alter The Press!, PropertyOfZack, and Punknews.org as part of a new central hub for punk music news, which the company will call AbsoluteVoices. ...

  3. Backbeat: LA's Haim Rock NYC's Santos With Columbia, Neon Gold, Universal Republic Execs

    August 06, 2012 11:00 AM EDT Photo: wagz2it for Stereogum.com LA-based sister act Haim (pronounced "hime") have been riding a fast-building buzz this year, due to the gloriously infectious indie-pop EP they released a few months back. In its wake came rapturous pres ...

  4. Layoffs at Spin Magazine

    July 27, 2012 7:05 PM EDT SPIN Magazine today laid off a number of staffers. Sources told Billboard today that key editorial staffers such as SPIN Magazine editor-in-chief Steve Kandell, associate editor Melissa Giannini and Spin.com news editor Devon Maloney were laid off ...

  5. BuzzMedia Acquires Spin: It's Official

    July 10, 2012 11:16 AM EDT As reported by Billboard.biz last night, today BuzzMedia announced its acquisition of Spin Media LLC, parent company of 27-year-old Spin magazine. The brand joins a BuzzMedia stable that includes Stereogum, Idolator, Hype Machine, Pure Volume, Bro ...

  6. BuzzMedia to Announce Purchase of Spin Magazine: Source

    July 09, 2012 11:33 PM EDT BuzzMedia, which publishes Idolator, Stereogum, AbsolutePunk and KimKardashian.com, among other properties, plans to announce Tuesday that it is acquiring Spin magazine, according to a source inside one of the two companies. A report that the comp ...

  7. Buzzmedia Acquires XLR8R

    May 30, 2012 6:28 PM EDT Buzzmedia has added electronic dance music and culture publication XLR8R to its portfolio of music and culture online properties. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. The attractiveness of a well-known electronic dance music property, espe ...

  8. Buzznet Network To Acquire Idolator

    April 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Music-based social network Buzznet is buying music blog Idolator. Buzznet recently acquired music blog Stereogum, making Idolator the second such acquisition since it secured $25 million in new funding, reportedly contributed in part by Universal ...

  9. BuzzNet, Stereogum Prep Launch Of New Blog

    April 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Fresh off a $25 million infusion of financing and the full acquisition of influential music blog Stereogum , social networking service BuzzNet will now launch a new entertainment blog dubbed Videogum, expanding from its original music focus into p ...