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Band To Watch

Artist To Watch: Jay Som

"Jay Som has always been based around the comfort of solitude," Melina Duterte tells me over the phone from the Bay Area, where she grew…
James Rettig | 11:19 am

Interview

Q&A: Sorority Noise’s Cameron Boucher On Grief, Religion, And His Band’s New Album

Sorority Noise's intentions have transformed drastically since the project began in 2013. "We started as a joke," Cameron Boucher says, before quickly acknowledging how dramatic…
James Rettig | February 16, 2017 - 2:00 pm

Band To Watch

Artist To Watch: Aphra

Rebecca Waychunas refuses to concede any ground to her past. The 27-year-old Philadelphia songwriter records sanguine electro-folk under the moniker Aphra, and as she sings…
Pranav Trewn | February 13, 2017 - 11:00 am

Interview

A Night With My Favorite Band: Spoon

Kelly Conaboy is the former editor of Videogum (R.I.P.) and current writer for The Hairpin. She's written about her favorite band here and here and
Kelly Conaboy | February 9, 2017 - 11:22 am

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Q&A: Pile’s Rick Maguire On Taking Space From Boston And The Band’s New Album A Hairshirt Of Purpose

Rick Maguire -- otherwise known as "Rick From Pile" -- has been spending a lot of time on his own. When I called the 31-year-old…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 8, 2017 - 11:43 am

Cover Story

Wasted Days

I. THE MARKET STREET BRIDGE It began with the tattoo on Tim Showalter's forearm. An arch from a bridge I'd seen countless times…
Ryan Leas | February 2, 2017 - 11:36 am

Interview

Q&A: Vampire Weekend’s Chris Tomson Talks New Solo Project Dams Of The West

The drummer's side project is not supposed to be this good. Chris Tomson knows it, too -- hence the neuroses he feels about becoming the…
Chris DeVille | January 19, 2017 - 10:00 am

Cover Story

Shadows And Light: Allison Crutchfield Forges Ahead

Allison Crutchfield’s career began between the hours of after-school snack time and dinner, when she and her identical twin sister Katie started their first band…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | January 18, 2017 - 12:00 pm

Interview

Q&A: Half Waif On The Search For Meaning In Her New EP form/a

Music acts as a way to conjure emotions that we don't possess precise enough language to express ourselves. Nandi Rose Plunkett has found herself fixated…
James Rettig | January 10, 2017 - 10:40 am

Interview

Q&A: Julie Byrne On Vulnerability, Fighting The Pull To Start Over, & Her New Album Not Even Happiness

Julie Byrne is one of the chosen few who can genuinely say she's from "all over." Byrne has led a nomadic existence since leaving her…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | December 14, 2016 - 10:00 am

2016 In Review

Charli XCX Reviews 2016: On Brexit, The Chainsmokers, “Damn, Daniel,” & More

Over the last few years, Charli XCX has become one of the most exciting and idiosyncratic pop stars of our time. She’s had a hand…
Ryan Leas | December 13, 2016 - 12:40 pm

2016 In Review

Wayne Coyne Reviews 2016: The Flaming Lips Frontman On Pokémon Go, Lemonade, Ken Bone, Harambe, & More

We've started a little tradition here at Stereogum: each year, I call Wayne Coyne and ask him about a bunch of the big stories from…
Ryan Leas | December 8, 2016 - 9:51 am

Interview

Goodbye To My Dancing Days: Cymbals Eat Guitars Forge Ahead With Pretty Years

Joseph D’Agostino keeps apologizing for all the negativity. Reclining on couches in a Brooklyn Heights bar that, for whatever reason, has a bocce court in…
Ryan Leas | November 30, 2016 - 2:22 pm

Interview

Fufanu Take Us Around Reykjavik And Talks New Album Sports

At Iceland Airwaves 2014, I accidentally saw Fufanu. I had no idea who they were, but followed two English friends to a venue in downtown…
Ryan Leas | November 15, 2016 - 11:25 am

Interview

Q&A: Fred Thomas On The Transformations Driving His New Album Changer

Everything changes and nothing stands still. Fred Thomas' new album, Changer, is about the constant nature of transformation, in the same way his music --…
James Rettig | November 14, 2016 - 12:28 pm
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