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8 Great Small-Font Alternatives At Primavera Sound 2016

This year, as we've come to expect, Barcelona's annual Primavera Sound boasts arguably the finest music festival lineup in the world. For its fifteenth installment,…
Chris DeVille | May 31, 2016 - 1:18 pm

The Week In Pop

Will “Indie Pop” Ever Become Pop, Period?

A lighthearted mid-'90s romantic comedy starring Tim Robbins, Meg Ryan, and Walter Matthau does not seem like the most obvious place to learn about the…
Chris DeVille | January 21, 2016 - 4:43 pm

The Week In Pop

The 2016 State Of Pop Address

The US president's annual State Of The Union address is always a loaded subject because no one can agree exactly what state the union is…
Chris DeVille | January 7, 2016 - 1:54 pm

More Chairlift stories

Chairlift – “Get Real”

This morning, New York pop-music tinkerers Chairlift released a new track. The song is called "Get Real," and the duo have played it live before,…
Tom Breihan | July 22, 2016 - 8:54 am

Danny L Harle – “Ashes Of Love” (Feat. Caroline Polachek) Video

A couple of weeks ago, Danny L Harle, the PC Music-affiliated UK producer, teamed up with Chairlift frontwoman Caroline Polachek for "Ashes Of Love," a…
Tom Breihan | May 19, 2016 - 9:38 am

Artist Portraits From Stereogum’s SXSW 2016 Showcase

Stereogum is in Austin right now for SXSW and last night, we put on an official showcase at Bud Light Factory at Brazos Hall with…
Stereogum | March 17, 2016 - 10:20 pm

A$AP Ferg, Chairlift, Twin Peaks, & More Play Stereogum’s SXSW 2016 Showcase

Last night, Stereogum took over the Bud Light Factory at Austin's Brazos Hall for our official showcase of SXSW 2016. The six-artist lineup represented the…
Ryan Leas | March 17, 2016 - 4:54 pm

Chairlift – “Crying In Public” Video

Chairlift are building one hell of a videography for themselves, and the New York pop tinkerers have just unveiled a new clip for "Crying In
Tom Breihan | March 10, 2016 - 10:55 am

Announcing Stereogum’s Official SXSW 2016 Showcase

Next Wednesday in Austin, Stereogum's presenting an official nighttime showcase at the Bud Light Factory at SXSW. The 3/16 event features six acts you should…
Scott Lapatine | March 10, 2016 - 8:00 am

Chairlift – “Romeo (Empress Of Remix)”

Brooklyn-based synth-pop duo Chairlift just released Empress Of's remix of "Romeo," one of the highlights from their recent album Moth. The remix begins with the…
Sadie Bell | March 1, 2016 - 1:46 pm

Chairlift – “Moth To The Flame”

Chairlift's new album, Moth, is due out next week and the Brooklyn-based duo just released yet another single to follow "Romeo," "Crying In Public," and…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | January 13, 2016 - 1:10 pm

Chairlift – “Crying In Public”

Later this months, idiosyncratic Brooklyn pop greats Chairlift will release Moth, their third album and their first since 2012's Something. We've seen the videos for…
Tom Breihan | January 8, 2016 - 9:22 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

In putting this week's list together, I thought about including the video with Michelle Obama rapping about how you should go to college. It's not…
Tom Breihan | December 11, 2015 - 4:13 pm

Chairlift – “Romeo” Video

Chairlift have a knack for making vivid, even iconic music videos without appearing to spend a ton of money on them. Most recently, we saw…
Tom Breihan | December 7, 2015 - 10:25 am

Chairlift – “Romeo”

Last month, Brooklyn pop-mutation specialists Chairlift announced the impending release of Moth, their third album, and they shared the video for their slick, impressive first…
Tom Breihan | November 30, 2015 - 10:27 am

Caroline Polachek – “The Boy Who I’ll See Again” Video

Chairlift's Caroline Polachek wrote original music for a MAKE Beauty collaborative film. "The Boy Who I'll See Again" is a reworking of the Greek myth…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | November 19, 2015 - 9:51 am

Caroline Polachek & Alexis Krauss Join Grimes On SiriusXM

On Friday, Grimes took over SiriusXM's SiriusXMU channel, playing songs from her fantastic new album Art Angels in addition to music by artists like Le…
Peter Helman | November 10, 2015 - 7:31 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This week's list is necessarily going to be incomplete, since Joanna Newsom and Paul Thomas Anderson made a video for "Divers" and it's already been…
Tom Breihan | October 23, 2015 - 9:56 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Hey guys, Caitlin here. I've got news to share: I've accepted another job that I'll be starting in November, and I'm really excited about it.
Stereogum | October 16, 2015 - 4:59 pm

Chairlift – “Ch-Ching” Video

A few days ago Chairlift shared their first new material since that epic Beyonce collaboration "No Angel" in 2013, and "Ch-Ching" definitely sounds like working…
Caitlin White | October 16, 2015 - 10:20 am

Chairlift – “Ch-Ching”

It's been three years since Chairlift gave us any of their ethereal, diamond-sharp pop, but 2015 has been such a killer year already, that it…
Caitlin White | October 14, 2015 - 1:05 pm

Chairlift Tease New Single “Ch-Ching” Out Wednesday

It's been over three years since the release of Chairlift's last album, Something, so we're just about due for another one from the duo. Their…
James Rettig | October 12, 2015 - 2:38 pm

Watch Jamie xx Play Seth Meyers With Romy, Jehnny Beth, Caroline Polachek, More

Jamie xx released his solo masterpiece In Colour earlier this month, and one of its high points is "Loud Places," the bittersweet disco banger that…
Tom Breihan | June 16, 2015 - 8:49 am

Watch A Mercedes-Benz-Sponsored Short Film About Chairlift’s Caroline Polachek

The Chairlift frontwoman Caroline Polachek has been very busy in the last 12 months: Writing for Beyoncé, singing with Blood Orange and SBTRKT, and releasing…
Tom Breihan | September 17, 2014 - 12:25 pm

SBTRKT – “Look Away” (Feat. Caroline Polachek) Interactive Video

The masked producer SBTRKT is about to release Wonder Where We Land, a new album of diffuse, jazz-damaged dance-pop, made with a lineup of all-star…
Tom Breihan | September 15, 2014 - 9:07 am

Ramona Lisa – “Dominic” Video

Chairlift leader Caroline Polachek has taken on the side-project alter-ego Ramona Lisa, and she recorded all of her new album Arcadia by herself, on her…
Tom Breihan | April 24, 2014 - 1:45 pm

Stream Ramona Lisa Arcadia

Caroline Polachek took a break last year from her synth-pop band Chairlift to work on her solo project, Ramona Lisa, and record an album. Arcadia
Miles Bowe | April 22, 2014 - 5:53 pm

Ramona Lisa (Caroline Polachek) – “Arcadia” Video

Caroline Polachek has spent nearly a decade leading the great Brooklyn indie-pop group Chairlift, and now she's stepping out on her own. Polachek has adapted…
Tom Breihan | February 18, 2014 - 12:32 pm

Watch Intimate Sessions From FKA Twigs & Chairlift At Young Turks’ New Year’s Event In Mexico

This past New Years Eve, the British label Young Turks found a great way to celebrate the occasion: A massive beachside show in Tulum, Mexico…
Tom Breihan | January 29, 2014 - 9:52 am

Beyoncé Just Released A Surprise Album

Bey just surprised everyone by releasing her self-titled fifth solo album exclusively on iTunes. The BEYONCÉ "visual album" includes 14 songs -- featuring musical collaborations…
Scott Lapatine | December 13, 2013 - 12:31 am
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