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This past weekend, Chicago’s Union Park played host to Pitchfork Music Festival. The two-and-a-half-day event was packed tight with performances from the indiesphere’s current marquee artists and its icons. But it wasn’t just music — there was also a large fair offering crafts, handmade wares, and records; a mini-festival of print posters (a lust item… More »

Hey, our YouTube issues are finally solved! Thanks, YouTube! That means we get to actually post every last one of our picks for the week’s best videos without searching out sketchy Russian embeds or whatever. A serious relief! Also, this week marks the first appearance of a K-pop video on the list. Given how addicted… More »

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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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 collaboratio…
Scott Lapatine | December 13, 2013 - 12:31 am
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Delorean – “Unhold” (Feat. Caroline Polachek) Video

Chairlift leader Caroline Polachek sings lead on "Unhold," a song from the Barcelona dance-rock band Delorean's new album Apar. She's also the star of the…
Tom Breihan | November 8, 2013 - 12:07 pm

Jorge Elbrecht Feat. Caroline Polachek – “I.V. Aided Dreams” Video

Earlier this year Jorge Elbrecht (of Lansing-Dreiden and Violens) gave us two collaborations with Ariel Pink. His new song is another in the series of…
Miles Bowe | October 16, 2013 - 2:34 pm
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Blood Orange – “Chamakay” (Feat. Caroline Polachek) Video

In recent years, Dev Hynes has been best-known as a collaborator, helping people like Solange and Sky Ferreira find a certain haze-pop sweet spot. But…
Tom Breihan | September 12, 2013 - 9:42 am
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Girl Crisis – “Walk Like An Egyptian” (The Bangles Cover)

As you may remember, Girl Crisis is the Greenpoint supergroup of Chairlift's Caroline Polachek, Class Actress's Elizabeth Harper, Au Revoir Simone's Erika Spring and Annie…
Amrit Singh | May 6, 2013 - 3:43 pm

Hear Chairlift’s Something Demos

Chairlift's warped-but-breezy psychedelic synthpop album Something ended up in the top 10 of our year-end albums list, and now the group has shared its demo…
Tom Breihan | December 10, 2012 - 2:50 pm
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Report & Photos From FYF Fest 2012

Ever since I was old enough to complain, my dad took great pleasure in the act of dragging my always-resistant ass to music festivals. A…
Aaron Lariviere | September 4, 2012 - 4:52 pm
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Chairlift – “I Belong In Your Arms (Japanese Version)” Video

Chairlift's Something comes out in Japan today, so in celebration of that, Chairlift's put out a Japanese-language version of their album jam "I Belong I…
Corban Goble | August 30, 2012 - 11:18 am
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Lollapalooza 2012: Jack White, The Walkmen, Dum Dum Girls, & More

For Saturday's recap and photos, click here. For Friday's recap and photos, click here. Sunday's recap below... In contrast to Saturday'…
Liz Pelly | August 6, 2012 - 1:27 pm
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Watch Girl Crisis Cover Leonard Cohen (Stereogum Premiere)

The latest, eighth dispatch from Girl Crisis, the all-Brooklyn all-female concept-troupe supergroup committed to two covers a year (of a male icon in the winter,…
Amrit Singh | June 22, 2012 - 12:52 pm
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Sébastien Tellier & Caroline Polachek – “Side By Side”

As a promotion for Air France — the airline, not the defunct Balearic Swede-pop duo — Chairlift leader Caroline Polachek and debonair French electro-pop lothario…
Tom Breihan | June 18, 2012 - 12:21 pm

Chairlift – “Met Before” (Auditorium Version)

Brooklyn synthpoppers Chairlift recently did a version of their dizzily lovestruck single "Met Before" in an empty auditorium, with a bunch of friends helping out…
Tom Breihan | April 26, 2012 - 9:16 am
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