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The Best Soundtrack Moments Of June 2014: 22 Jump Street, Rectify, The Leftovers, & More

After spending the first half of June on the festival beat, I've been watching TV and movies at a pretty ferocious pace these last two…
Ryan Leas | June 30, 2014 - 3:42 pm
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Stereogum Monthly Mix: April 2013

After experimenting with three formats for the Monthly Mix -- MP3 zip, Spotify playlist, Soundcloud set, etc. -- in March we finally came upon a…
Amrit Singh | April 30, 2013 - 12:30 pm
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Q&A: Colin Stetson On His Beautiful New Solo Album And Being A Gateway Drug For Jazz

It's not often that you hear a solo saxophone player referred to by the New York Times as a "one-man astonishment engine," but considering Colin…
T. Cole Rachel | April 15, 2013 - 4:17 pm
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Stream Colin Stetson SORROW

Composer and multireedist Colin Stetson has set out to reimagine Gorecki's masterpiece 3rd symphony on his new album, SORROW. We've heard about 20 gorgeous minutes…
Collin Robinson | April 6, 2016 - 1:57 pm
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Colin Stetson – “SORROW III (Extract I)”

Sorrow, Colin Stetson's collection of mini opuses reimagining Gorecki's 3rd Symphony, is quickly approaching its due date. We've heard a few extracts already, and all…
Collin Robinson | March 30, 2016 - 5:00 pm
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Colin Stetson – “Sorrow II (Extract)”

Henryk Górecki's 1976 Symphony No. 3, Op. 36 -- aka the Symphony Of Sorrowful Songs -- consists of three movements, revolving around (1) a 15th…
Michelle Laggan | March 17, 2016 - 3:18 pm

Colin Stetson – “SORROW – III (Extract II)”

Next month, saxophone player and multireedist Colin Stetson will release his reimagining of Polish composer Henryk Górecki's Third Symphony. We've already heard a couple of
James Rettig | March 7, 2016 - 10:30 am
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Colin Stetson – “SORROW – I (Extract)” Video

Colin Stetson, the saxophone monster and Bon Iver/Arcade Fire collaborator, is getting ready to release SORROW, his first solo album since 2013. The album is…
Tom Breihan | March 2, 2016 - 12:38 pm
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Drake, The Weeknd, Majical Cloudz, Tobias Jesso Up For Juno Awards

The Juno Awards, Canada's answer to the Grammys, announced their 2016 nominations today. And like this year's Grammy nods, the field of contenders is actually
Chris DeVille | February 2, 2016 - 4:19 pm
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Preview Colin Stetson’s New Album SORROW

Saxophonist, multireedist, and popular collaborator to the indie-stars Colin Stetson has announced a new project, SORROW, his first solo album since 2013's New History Warfare
James Rettig | January 28, 2016 - 2:03 pm
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Watch Bon Iver Debut Two New Songs At Eaux Claires Festival

There are, obviously, a lot of festivals these days. You have the establishment, your Bonnaroos and Lollapaloozas and Coachellas, the most massive and famous of…
Ryan Leas | July 19, 2015 - 2:22 pm
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Sarah Neufeld – “We’ve Got A Lot” (Stereogum Premiere)

Sarah Neufeld technically already released a record this year; the tense and aching Never Were The Way She Was was a joint project with her…
Caitlin White | May 28, 2015 - 5:09 pm
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Stream Colin Stetson & Sarah Neufeld Never Were The Way She Was

In 2015 it's a bold move to release a purely instrumental album of expertly-composed violin and horn parts. Hell, it's probably been a bold --…
Caitlin White | April 21, 2015 - 3:19 pm

Colin Stetson & Sarah Neufeld – “The Sun Roars Into View”

Colin Stetson and Sarah Neufeld do not make music for the faint of heart. They've worked together extensively in the past, and each toured with…
Caitlin White | February 18, 2015 - 2:09 pm
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Stream My Brightest Diamond None More Than You EP

Shara Worden is getting ready to release her new album, This Is My Hand, and she's already shared the percussive, ferocious opener "Pressure." Before that,…
Miles Bowe | July 15, 2014 - 3:56 pm

Red Hot + Arthur Russell Tracklist Features Sufjan Stevens, Robyn, Blood Orange, Hot Chip, & More

For decades now, the Red Hot Organization has been raising money for AIDS awareness by putting together finely curated compilations, and their next one could…
Tom Breihan | July 15, 2014 - 11:08 am
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Amen Dunes – “I Can’t Dig It” (Feat. Colin Stetson)

We heard that Amen Dunes spent a lot of time in the studio working on their new album, Love, while bringing in guest artists to…
Miles Bowe | April 16, 2014 - 12:42 pm

Watch Arcade Fire On SNL: “Reflektor,” “Afterlife,” And “New Cast Member Or Arcade Fire?”

Arcade Fire's James Murphy-produced double LP Reflektor is just one month away, and tonight the band returned to SNL for their first television appearance (and…
Scott Lapatine | September 29, 2013 - 12:40 am
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Godspeed You! Black Emperor Win Polaris Music Prize 2013

Godspeed You! Black Emperor's Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend! won this year's Polaris Music Prize, the annual award for Canadian Album Of The Year as chosen…
Scott Lapatine | September 23, 2013 - 11:22 pm
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Colin Stetson – “Among The Sef” Video

The abstract saxophone world-creator Colin Stetson has already made one video for two of the songs from his new album New History Warfare Vol. 3:
Tom Breihan | April 25, 2013 - 5:01 pm
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Stream Colin Stetson New History Warfare Vol. 3: To See More Light

The wondrously gifted saxophone abtractionist Colin Stetson has become almost famous for the range of sounds he can coax out of his gigantic instrument --…
Tom Breihan | April 22, 2013 - 12:15 pm
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