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We Got The Tweet: The Week’s 50 Best Rock Star Twitters

Microblogging service Twitter has signed up countless celebrities in recent months, and among them are some of our favorite musical artists: Trent Reznor! Colin Meloy!
Scott Lapatine | March 23, 2009 - 9:26 pm

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Dana Buoy – “Everywhere” (Fleetwood Mac Cover)

Akron/Family drummer Dana Janssen, who records under the name Dana Buoy, ends his new EP, Preacher, with a cover of Fleetwood Mac's "Everywhere" from their…
James Rettig | August 4, 2014 - 6:28 pm

Akron/Family – “Sand Talk” Video

The raging-out psych-rock trio Akron/Family released their new album Sub Verses earlier this year, and they've just dropped their new video for the headlong rocker…
Tom Breihan | August 16, 2013 - 11:42 am

Stream Akron/Family Sub Verses

The veteran folk-rock freakout trio Akron/Family are about to release Sub Verses, their seventh full-length, and we've already posted their songs "No-Room" and "Until The
Tom Breihan | April 22, 2013 - 2:39 pm

Akron/Family – “Until The Morning” Video

In the video for Akron/Family's "Until The Morning," member Miles Seaton functions as a bit of a storyteller. The positioning of scenes of him sitting…
Claire Lobenfeld | April 9, 2013 - 4:14 pm

Akron/Family – “Until The Morning”

Psych-rock astral travelers Akron/Family have a new album called Sub Verses coming out in a couple of months, and we've already posted their monolithic riff-blast…
Tom Breihan | February 28, 2013 - 12:15 pm

Akron/Family – “No-Room”

Ecstatic hippie brain-melters have been cranking out brain-expanding jams for long enough that they used to be tagged "freak-folk," though their raga-meltdown style rocks way…
Tom Breihan | January 22, 2013 - 2:48 pm

Dana Buoy – “Call To Be”

In a couple of months, Akron/Family percussionist Dana Janssen, recording under the name Dana Buoy, will release his solo debut Summer Bodies. Below, download a…
Tom Breihan | February 9, 2012 - 5:12 pm

Akron/Family Steals T-Shirt Logo From Man Is The Bastard, Says Man Is The Bastard

Akron/Family might have just made the wrong enemy. The psych-folk band recently started selling a T-shirt on its website that shamelessly uses an extremely recognizable…
Tom Breihan | January 24, 2012 - 10:30 am

Akron/Family – “So It Goes” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

Playful Portland/New York experimental folk-rock trio Akron/Family's new album ST II: The Cosmic Birth And Journey Of Shinju TNT was recorded in an abandoned train…
Brandon Stosuy | January 6, 2011 - 1:34 pm

Akron/Family Share New Demos

Akron/Family's tighter three-piece configuration debuted with last year's Set 'Em Wild, Set 'Em Free. These demos, which the band posted to their Bandcamp page, are…
jessica | June 22, 2010 - 2:14 pm

ATP NY 2009: Wayne’s World

Our second year at Kutsher's was rainier than the first, but that didn't matter so much to us or, seemingly, the other attendees: If anything,…
Brandon Stosuy | September 14, 2009 - 10:42 am

Bumbershoot 2009 In Photos

At Seattle's biggest music festival, rain is not unexpected; still, the downpours at Bumbershoot '09 were scary even for this neck of the Pacific Northwest.
Scott Lapatine | September 8, 2009 - 10:34 am

All Points West Wet 2009 In Photos

When APW presented its inaugural festival last year, we weren't alone in taking issue with the experience: lack of food options, a fair but generally…
Amrit Singh | August 3, 2009 - 9:47 am

New Akron/Family – “River”

You've heard "Everyone Is Guilty," the opener from the retooled, tighter, and relocated Akron/Family's forthcoming fourth full-length Set 'Em Wild, Set 'Em Free. It began…
Brandon Stosuy | April 6, 2009 - 9:41 am

SXSW 2009: Thursday In Photos

By Amrit Singh & Brandon Stosuy Yesterday started off bright, early, and ecstatic with NJ's Roadside Graves at Peckerheads. The band seduced a 2PM crowd…
Amrit Singh | March 20, 2009 - 10:49 am

SXSW 2009: Wednesday In Photos

SXSW 2009 opened with a bit of bad luck turned good: It was too foggy for our flight to land in Houston, so they re-routed…
Brandon Stosuy | March 19, 2009 - 11:22 am

New Akron/Family – “Everyone Is Guilty” (Stereogum Premiere)

Pennsylvanian avant-folk trio Akron/Family make the jump from Young God Records to Dead Oceans with their fifth LP, Set 'Em Wild, Set 'Em Free, this…
Scott Lapatine | March 3, 2009 - 3:37 pm

Akron/Family – Love Is Simple

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Stereogum | November 4, 2007 - 3:38 pm

New Live Akron/Family – “Love, Love, Love (Everyone)”

Those hearty urban folkies Akron/Family gave us a taste of their recently released Love Is Simple earlier this summer, with the playful, rattling, and rootsy…
Stereogum | October 3, 2007 - 12:52 pm
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