Interview

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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“I Can’t Make You Love Me”: A 25th Anniversary Oral History

The year Bonnie Raitt turned 40, she became a pop star. …
Ryan Leas | October 27, 2016 - 11:34 am

Band To Watch

Artist To Watch: Hazel English

Like any flailing twenty-something, Oakland-based Australian Hazel English feels an anxiety-inducing lack of control. The kind you feel when relocating over 12,000 miles across the…
Grace Birnstengel | October 26, 2016 - 9:04 am

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Kero Kero Bonito’s Radical Positivity Pop

Appropriately enough, Kero Kero Bonito got their start on the internet. In 2013, school friends Gus Lobban and Jamie Bulled posted an advertisement on an…
James Rettig | October 20, 2016 - 2:55 pm

Cover Story

New Habits

Tove Lo is walking directly into bumper-to-bumper traffic. Terrified, I run to catch up, convinced my interview subject is about to get pancaked by a…
Rachel Brodsky | October 19, 2016 - 12:09 pm

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Q&A: The Afghan Whigs’ Greg Dulli Talks 20 Years Of Black Love, Shares Acoustic Version Of “Going To Town”

Following up one of the most acclaimed albums of the decade would be tough for any band. But as in all other matters, Greg Dulli…
Michael Tedder | October 17, 2016 - 10:01 am
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