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When in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to select the rising bands which have connected them, someone wrote a long time ago. Or, something close to that. Here’s what we’re getting down to: It’s that time of year when Stereogum’s staff selects the 40 most exciting new* acts of… More »

Looking at the cover image of On A Passing Cloud, the debut LP from Louisville’s Murals, you get the feeing the band has maybe dabbled in recreational hallucinogens — it’s four guys, eyes half-mast, surrounded by (and covered in) flowers, wide blue sky behind them. Listening to the music only supports that notion: The whole… More »

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Murals – “I Live Here”

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Peter Helman | February 2, 2016 - 9:03 pm

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Collin Robinson | December 17, 2015 - 2:57 pm

Murals – “Violet City Lantern” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

Louisville chamber-pop band and Band To Watch alumni Murals delve into their own version of Alice In Wonderland in their new video of latest single,…
Cady Siregar | October 5, 2015 - 10:31 am

Stereogum’s Top 10 Sets Of CMJ 2012

As we approached last week's CMJ marathon, thought-leading haymakers of all stripes were of a single mind: This year there just wouldn't be much hay…
Amrit Singh | October 22, 2012 - 7:25 pm