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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
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The Best Stereogum Interview Quotes Of 2015

We interviewed a lot of people in 2015. I know this because, in order to compile this list, I read upwards of 60 Q&A's with…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | December 31, 2015 - 2:35 pm
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Earlier this week, I published a list of the 50 best music videos of 2015. I watched so many videos to make that list! It…
Tom Breihan | December 18, 2015 - 2:35 pm

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HEALTH – “Life (Purity Ring Remix)”

We named HEALTH's latest LP, Death Magic, Album Of The Week back when it was released in August of 2015, and Tom wrote a bit…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | January 26, 2016 - 1:35 pm
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Watch Purity Ring’s Mystifying Performance Of “Repetition” On Conan

Last night, Conan O'Brien revealed the Bonnaroo lineup on his late-night show, and Purity Ring were there as the requisite band on the festival roster…
James Rettig | January 20, 2016 - 10:10 am
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Purity Ring – “heartsigh” Video

Ever since Purity Ring's sophomore album, Another Eternity, was released back in March, we've been blessed with myriad videos of them performing amidst glowing crystals.
Gabriela Tully Claymore | December 14, 2015 - 12:21 pm
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Watch Chance The Rapper Light Up SNL, Hear His New Song With Jeremih, R. Kelly, & Purity Ring’s Corin Roddick

Is Chance The Rapper the first unsigned artist to play Saturday Night Live? It's hard to know for sure considering some of the weird bookings…
Chris DeVille | December 13, 2015 - 9:15 am
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Purity Ring – “Begin Again (HEALTH Remix)”

Purity Ring's tombstone-pop tendencies make them the ideal pairing for gothic noise punks HEALTH. Another Eternity was dismissed by many as a retread of Purity…
Caitlin White | October 15, 2015 - 12:34 pm
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Watch Purity Ring Bring Their Dazzling Light Display To Kimmel

Ontario synth-wavers Purity Ring are famous for performing with crazy, innovative light setups, and if you haven't seen the rig they've been using in their…
Tom Breihan | October 13, 2015 - 9:26 am
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Purity Ring – “Begin Again” Video

Earlier this year, the Canadian duo Purity Ring gave us Another Eternity, their second album of rapturous, atmospheric synthpop. Their single "Begin Again" has been…
Tom Breihan | October 12, 2015 - 9:24 am
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Nick Jonas Hit The Studio With Purity Ring’s Corin Roddick

Nick Jonas made one of 2014's most promising pop albums, and his next one is shaping up to be even more exciting. As Idolator points…
Chris DeVille | August 26, 2015 - 5:36 pm
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The 50 Best Albums Of 2015 So Far

The amount of great music in the past six months has been almost unfair. As in: How are we supposed to process all this? How…
Stereogum | June 16, 2015 - 11:08 am
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Purity Ring – “Bodyache (Empress Of Remix)” & “Bodyache (Born Gold Remix)”

Purity Ring have shared two different remixes of their Another Eternity highlight "Bodyache" to promote their upcoming tour dates. One is from Empress Of, who…
James Rettig | April 15, 2015 - 8:46 am

Watch Purity Ring And Their Glowing Crystals Play Conan

A couple of weeks ago, Purity Ring played Late Night With Seth Meyers and gave the world a glimpse of their new blinky-lights setup, which…
Tom Breihan | March 20, 2015 - 8:56 am
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33 Musicians Discuss Their Favorite Radiohead Songs

From star-studded guest lists to an audible influence on several generations of bands, Radiohead's fan base has always included quite a few of their fellow…
Stereogum | March 10, 2015 - 10:42 am
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Watch A Beautifully Lit Purity Ring Play “Begin Again” On Seth Meyers

Purity Ring got a new light setup! The best thing about the duo's live shows, up until now, has been the crazy brass tendrils of…
Tom Breihan | March 5, 2015 - 8:41 am
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Q&A: Purity Ring On Indie Vs. Pop, “Hey There Delilah,” And Another Eternity

Back in the early days of 2011, Megan James and Corin Roddick formed the duo Purity Ring and put a song called "Ungirthed" online without…
Ryan Leas | March 3, 2015 - 11:21 am
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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

For all the fresh beefing we were made to endure this week, it's nice to have the 5 Best Songs to help us remember why…
Stereogum | February 27, 2015 - 5:41 pm
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Premature Evaluation: Purity Ring Another Eternity

"I thought it was Taylor Swift." I was playing "Push Pull," the gorgeously shimmering lead single from Purity Ring's Another Eternity, for a…
Chris DeVille | February 26, 2015 - 2:49 pm
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Purity Ring – “Repetition”

Purity Ring have shared another from their upcoming sophomore album, Another Eternity. This one is called "Repetition" and they played it for the first time…
James Rettig | February 4, 2015 - 8:47 pm
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