Interview

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

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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

Band To Watch

Band To Watch: Vagabon

"In my country, and in a lot of countries, people still go to the well to get their water," Vagabon's Laetitia Tamko explains to me…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | November 9, 2016 - 12:52 pm

Interview

Q&A: Liima On Touring America, Donald Trump, & The Future Of Their Other Band, Efterklang

Back in the summer of 2014, Casper Clausen, Rasmus Stolberg, and Mads Brauer of Efterklang, and their touring drummer, Finnish percussionist Tatu Rönkkö, were invited…
Ryan Leas | November 8, 2016 - 11:21 am

Interview

Q&A: Margaret Glaspy On Her Breakout Year, Songwriting For New People, & What’s Next

Margaret Glaspy has had a big year. You could maybe even call it a huge year. The New York-based musician recorded her debut full-length, Emotions
Gabriela Tully Claymore | November 4, 2016 - 11:00 am

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Q&A: Japandroids Remain On Brand With Near To The Wild Heart Of Life

Upstairs At Eric's is an apartment and photo studio in midtown Manhattan owned by photographer Eric Johnson. It's not necessarily named for the Yazoo album;…
Michael Tedder | November 2, 2016 - 10:02 am

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Q&A: Folk Hero Shirley Collins On The Long Road To Her First Album In 38 Years

Shirley Collins is living history. The 81-year-old artist is best known as one of England's premier folk singers of the '60s revival, but her contributions…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | November 1, 2016 - 11:20 am

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Q&A: Preservation Hall Jazz Band’s Ben Jaffe Takes NOLA Jazz To The Indie Set

Every now and then, you look at a lineup for Bonnaroo or Panorama or some other mainstream festival, and tucked amidst all the expected indie…
Ryan Leas | October 31, 2016 - 12:20 pm
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