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Nate Heller – “Dreamsong” (Feat. Amber Coffman)

The forthcoming movie The Diary Of A Teenage Girl is a coming-of-age period piece set in 1976, and it tells the story of a high school girl who falls in lust with her mother’s boyfriend. Nate Heller, brother of director Marielle Heller, contributed a couple of songs to the soundtrack, and one of those i… More »

By: Tom Breihan / July 28, 2015 - 1:56 pm

Nicholas Krgovich – “City Of Night” Video

Last month we heard Nicholas Krgovich’s “City Of Night,” a jazzy, sultry tune from Krgovich’s debut album, On Sunset. Now Krgovich shares a video to go along with the track. The clip features Krgovich executing twitchy dance moves in the harsh light of car headlights, and at other times, in fluorescent light. The chorus repeat… More »

By: Ethan Jacobs / October 17, 2014 - 4:54 pm

Foster The People Working With Amber Coffman, Soko, Night Beds

Foster The People are arguably the most boring successful band on the entire planet, and years after “Pumped Up Kicks,” they are still showing up on festival posters in a bigger font-size than your favorite band. But they seem to be at least vaguely interested in becoming less boring. Talking to NME recently, the member… More »

By: Tom Breihan / July 1, 2014 - 10:25 am

Hamilton Leithauser – “11 O’Clock Friday Night” Video

The (former?) Walkmen frontman Hamilton Leithauser is getting ready for the release of Black Hours, his debut solo album, and he’s already shared his video for the Rotsam Batmanglij-produced first single “Alexandra.” He’s now followed that one up with an inky, low-key clip for “11 O’Clock Friday Night,” an album track that we’re hearing for… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 3, 2014 - 11:05 am

The 100 Most Anticipated Albums Of 2014

We’re almost (almost!) done reflecting on the year that was, so it’s time to start taking a closer look at the year that will be. For the past several years, we’ve ranked our most anticipated albums. Today the feature returns, bigger than ever, with a whopping 100 records we’re looking forward to hearing, enjoying, debating,… More »

By: Chris DeVille / December 23, 2013 - 11:23 am

Hear Amber Coffman On The Beginnings Podcast

Dirty Projectors’ Amber Coffman stopped by Andy Beckerman’s Beginnings podcast to talk about “moving to LA, NYC post offices, early relationships, rebellious phases, dating older creeps, parenting yourself, juvenile hall, fighting at high school hardcore shows, the difficulty of articulating how you want to articulate, and race and co-opting other cultures.” She also discusses her… More »

By: Miles Bowe / December 9, 2013 - 6:22 pm

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 solution that pleased everyone: all of them. And so, for you, here is the month’s music, whittled down to its very best, via each of the aforementioned mediums, limited only… More »

By: Amrit Singh / April 30, 2013 - 12:30 pm

Snoop Lion – “No Regrets” (Feat. T.I. & Amber Coffman)

There are many questionable things about Snoop’s fake patois-drenched reboot as roots-reggae uplifter Snoop Lion — and perhaps, per the NYT, tapping fellow Caribbean appropriators Major Lazer to produce is chief amongst them. But since Snoop’s already set down this path for a full album (Reincarnation), this bonus track here is at least a partial… More »

By: Amrit Singh / April 26, 2013 - 2:23 pm

Watch Major Lazer Play Fallon With Dirty Projectors & The Roots

If you caught any of Major Lazer’s frantic, fun-as-hell festival-rocking live shows over the last few years, you likely saw girls twerking on speaker-risers, Skerritt Bwoy performing death-defying feats of daggering, and Diplo perched behind his DJ table, looking vaguely bemused at the whole spectacle. But the Major Lazer that appeared last night on LateMore »

By: Tom Breihan / April 12, 2013 - 8:52 am

Watch Major Lazer And Amber Coffman Perform “Get Free” Live For The First Time At SXSW

Major Lazer’s 2012 album Free The Universe featured a collaboration with Amber Coffman of the Dirty Projectors, “Get Free.” At this year’s SXSW both Coffman and Major Lazer finally performed the song for the first time live. Check out a video below. And if you haven’t heard the album version, check it out here. More »

By: Liz Pelly / March 16, 2013 - 2:21 pm

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

I haven’t been charting it or anything, but I’ve been writing these lists for the better part of a year now, and despite a few slow weeks, they seem to get better all the time. So here’s something to chew on: We could be living through a new golden era of the music video, eve… More »

By: Tom Breihan / August 24, 2012 - 10:45 am

Major Lazer – “Get Free” (Feat. Amber Coffman) Video

Here’s the vibrant, energetic clip for Major Lazer’s “Get Free,” a video that also features bite-sized dip-ins from Diplo and the featured vocalist Amber Coffman. SoMe directs. Watch it below. More »

By: Corban Goble / August 23, 2012 - 1:36 pm

Major Lazer – “Get Free” (Feat. Amber Coffman)

Last month Major Lazer previewed “Get Free,” a track for which Diplo recruited Dirty Projectors siren Amber Coffman. Well now, it’s out today, and downloadable at majorlazergetfree.com for the price of an email. It’s good! There’s a video, too, featuring Major Lazer’s cartoon dancehall commando sitting on a pile of dinosaur bones and staring off… More »

By: Amrit Singh / April 16, 2012 - 12:10 pm

Hear A Preview Of A New Major Lazer Song Featuring Amber Coffman

Major Lazer dropped a tour teaser today that premiered a snippet of a the new “Get Free,” a track that features Dirty Projectors’ Amber Coffman. It’s out officially 4/16, but scope the trailer in the meantime and check out some tour dates below. More »

By: Corban Goble / March 22, 2012 - 3:49 pm

The Roots – “Right On” (Feat. Joanna Newsom & STS)

Over the past year, the Roots have stretched mightily on Late Night, home of TV’s most adventurous music programming. It was hardly a surprise to learn folky folks like MMJ, Joanna Newsom, and (especially) the gals from Dirty Projectors would cameo on the hip-hop crew’s “positive”-minded How I Got Over. It’s out officially on Tuesday,… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / June 18, 2010 - 6:26 pm