Upstream podcast: PWR BTTM, the Strokes, and whether Avril Lavigne is actually dead

This week we discuss the rise and fall of PWR BTTM and dive into that pesky Avril Lavigne conspiracy theory. Plus, a look back at whether the Strokes were good, the insufferable return of LCD Soundsystem, and roughly 1,365 summer music recommendations.

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Audra Schroeder

Audra Schroeder

Audra Schroeder is the Daily Dot’s senior entertainment writer, and she focuses on streaming, comedy, and music. Her work has previously appeared in the Austin Chronicle, the Dallas Observer, NPR, ESPN, Bitch, and the Village Voice. She is based in Austin, Texas.