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I interviewed Anton Corbijn once, and he’s a totally lovely human being. I liked his beaten-down Ian Curtis biopic Control and his deconstructed George Clooney spy movie The American. He takes pretty photos. But my god, I don’t think there’s ever been a high-profile music video director shittier or more overrated than he. Corbijn’s whole… More »

There’s a larger dose of videos this week, since we took Friday off for the holiday. And the best videos this week are varied — there’s a new, interactive clip from Au Revoir Simone, another fan-made clip for Sleigh Bells (that is way more fun than the official one), and inscrutable videos from Active Child,… More »

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Summer Moon – “With You Tonight”

Summer Moon -- the new supergroup made up of the Like's Tennessee Thomas, the Strokes' Nikolai Fraiture, Au Revoir Simone’s Erika Spring, and Lewis Lazar…
James Rettig | July 14, 2015 - 4:43 pm

Summer Moon – “Happenin’ (Blue Room Mix)”

Late last year, Summer Moon made their live debut at former Like member Tennessee Thomas’ birthday party. The super group — made up of Thomas,…
James Rettig | May 17, 2015 - 3:37 pm

Nikolai Fraiture’s Summer Moon Preview Debut Song “With You Tonight,” Announce First-Ever Tour Dates

Summer Moon is a super group composed of the Strokes' Nikolai Fraiture on vocals and bass, Au Revoir Simone's Erika Spring on keyboards, Lewis Lazar…
Caitlin White | March 9, 2015 - 10:24 am

Members Of The Strokes, Au Revoir Simone, The Like Form New Group Summer Moon

Last month at her birthday party at Brooklyn's Baby's All Right, former Like member Tennessee Thomas debuted a band called Summer Moon which features the…
James Rettig | January 17, 2015 - 3:52 pm

Members Of Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Parquet Courts, Dismemberment Plan, & More To Join Forces For Brooklyn Rock Lottery 5

I first learned about the music scene roulette known as the Rock Lottery when some industrious creative types in Columbus started throwing their own annual…
Chris DeVille | November 4, 2014 - 4:41 pm

Au Revoir Simone – “Fade Into You” (Feat Nikolai Fraiture) (Mazzy Star Cover)

Mazzy Star's "Fade Into You" remains one of the iconic songs of the '90s, and now Au Revoir Simone have taken on the task of…
Miles Bowe | June 12, 2014 - 6:16 pm

Au Revoir Simone – “Boiling Point (Todd Rundgren Remix)” (Stereogum Premiere)

Studio wizard Todd Rundgren has made a nice habit of remixing other artists in the last couple of years. Following a surprise Lindstrøm rework, his…
Miles Bowe | February 28, 2014 - 11:43 am

Stream Au Revoir Simone Move In Spectrums

Four years after their last album, 2009’s Still Night, Still Light, the synthy Brooklyn dream-pop duo Au Revoir Simone are back with their next LP…
Tom Breihan | September 16, 2013 - 2:36 pm

Au Revoir Simone – “Crazy” Video

Au Revoir Simone have done something pretty ambitious in their new video for "Crazy," the single off their upcoming album. The video aims to remake…
Miles Bowe | September 11, 2013 - 2:35 pm

Au Revoir Simone – “Crazy”

Brooklyn's Au Revoir Simone deliver rock vibes and a supremely catchy hook with "Crazy." It comes from their upcoming LP Move In Spectrums from which…
Claire Lobenfeld | August 21, 2013 - 4:02 pm

Au Revoir Simone – “Somebody Who” Video

The reverb-happy, harmony-heavy New York synth trio Au Revoir Simone took four years to follow up their debut album Still Night, Still Light, but that…
Tom Breihan | August 6, 2013 - 10:41 am

Au Revoir Simone – “Somebody Who”

It's been four years since Au Revoir Simone have released a proper full-length (2009's Still Night, Still Light) but they are back this autumn with…
Claire Lobenfeld | June 27, 2013 - 12:54 pm

Girl Crisis – “Walk Like An Egyptian” (The Bangles Cover)

As you may remember, Girl Crisis is the Greenpoint supergroup of Chairlift's Caroline Polachek, Class Actress's Elizabeth Harper, Au Revoir Simone's Erika Spring and Annie…
Amrit Singh | May 6, 2013 - 3:43 pm

Montag – “Memori” (Feat. Erika Spring)

This year, Montreal producer Montag has undertaken a project called Phases, in which he releases a new single every month. The latest is a buzzing,…
Tom Breihan | October 30, 2012 - 1:24 pm

Watch Girl Crisis Cover Leonard Cohen (Stereogum Premiere)

The latest, eighth dispatch from Girl Crisis, the all-Brooklyn all-female concept-troupe supergroup committed to two covers a year (of a male icon in the winter,…
Amrit Singh | June 22, 2012 - 12:52 pm

Air Prep Le Voyage Dans La Lune

Air's follow-up to 2009's Love 2 is called Le Voyage Dans La Lune in tribute to fellow countryman Georges Méliès' influential 1902 silent film of…
Corban Goble | November 21, 2011 - 4:15 pm

Washed Out – “Amor Fati (Au Revoir Simone Remix)”

The last of the tracks from Washed Out's "Amor Fati" 12” has arrived, taking the form of an "Amor Fati" remix at the hands of…
Corban Goble | November 17, 2011 - 3:34 pm

Girl Crisis Cover Ace Of Base’s “The Sign”

Brooklyn cover song collective Girl Crisis, which comprises Chairlift's Caroline Polachek, Class Actress's Elizabeth Harper, Au Revoir Simone's Erika Spring and many other notables, take…
Corban Goble | September 12, 2011 - 4:43 pm

Erika Spring – “6 More Weeks”

You've seen Erika Spring-Forster in Au Revoire Simone, and Brooklyn's all-female covers supergroup Girl Crisis, but this is the first music attributed solely to her…
Amrit Singh | July 29, 2011 - 10:19 am