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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! Ed Droste! Diddy! Stereogum Tweets too! But who can keep up with all that lunch eating? Most of us only have eight hours a day with which to procrastinate in… More »

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How The Akron/Family Got Their Heart

We've already mentioned digging the gorgeous cover heart for Akron/Family's forthcoming Love Is Simple. Softies we are, though, could've sworn it was made of cotton…
Stereogum | August 9, 2007 - 11:43 am

New Akron/Family – “Phenomena” And Love Is Simple Album Art (Stereogum Premiere)

Through seemingly constant touring and regular work with Michael Gira's Angels Of Light, the urban folkies in Brooklyn's Akron/Family are a (mostly) bearded (always) busy…
Stereogum | August 3, 2007 - 11:47 am

New Akron/Family – “Gone Beyond”

Last spring, we were so blown away by psych-folk band Akron/Family’s self-titled debut, we made ‘em a Band To Watch. Since then, amid a marathon…
Scott Lapatine | August 23, 2006 - 1:10 pm

Hurricane Benefit Show At Bowery Ballroom

Last night, The Bowery Ballroom hosted a Salvation Army benefit concert to help hurricane victims in LA and TX. There were 6 bands/artists on the…
jed | October 4, 2005 - 3:06 pm

Band To Watch: Akron/Family

A few things to love about this song… It kicks off in 5/4 time, riding a persistent Jew’s harp lick, then three minutes in shifts…
Stereogum | April 6, 2005 - 8:13 am
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