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A few weeks back, we premiered Low’s cover of Bruce Springsteen’s “I’m On Fire,” and it was great (more on that below). It’s their contribution to a forthcoming Springsteen tribute titled Dead Man’s Town, a compilation marking the thirtieth anniversary of Born In The U.S.A. (and taking its name from that album’s title track). Between… More »

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 »

Obviously, the best music-related video of the past seven days is the yelling goats remix of Taylor Swift’s “I Knew You Were Trouble,” and the second best is Wale attempting to fight a Toronto Raptors announcer during a game. Neither of these, however, is an actual music video, so I had to pick five others. More »

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New Bat For Lashes Video – “Pearl’s Dream”

Natasha Khan's newest Two Suns video treatment features the same slo-mo dreaminess as Letterman-approved "Daniel," but with less of a sinister (and modern dancing and…
brandon | May 29, 2009 - 10:28 am

Old Folks Review Dan Deacon, Bon Iver

On a whim I checked in with Breakfast At Sulimay's, the amusing Web video series in which three elderly music fans review indie and hip-hop…
Scott Lapatine | May 20, 2009 - 11:41 pm

New Bat For Lashes – “Wilderness”

Natasha Khan fans who purchased a Two Suns CD found a special surprise when ripping it to their laptop, being taken to a special site…
Amrit Singh | May 14, 2009 - 12:07 pm

Bat For Lashes Brings “Daniel” To Letterman

If it wasn't for last night's Dark Was The Night live show, I'd probably continue working Natasha Khan's stunner at Bowery into every conversation I…
Amrit Singh | May 4, 2009 - 2:52 pm

Bat For Lashes @ Bowery Ballroom, NYC 4/30/09

Natasha Khan has what might be the song of the year, a spellbinding new album, a performance on Letterman tonight, and the Thom Yorke stamp…
Amrit Singh | May 1, 2009 - 11:50 am

Bat For Lashes Brings “Sleep Alone,” Marxophone To Jools Holland

Natasha Khan's presented up her song of the year contender in various states of dress, from Karate Kid and La Russoed to stripped and lo-fi.
Amrit Singh | April 22, 2009 - 9:32 am

Bat For Lashes Covers Kings Of Leon

No matter how much people on this side of the Atlantic adore Kings Of Leon (debatable), they should know that Europeans hear the band very…
Amrit Singh | April 13, 2009 - 9:58 am

New Bat For Lashes – “Daniel (Lo Fi Version)”

Natasha Khan's gorgeous new CD Two Suns comes with a bonus MP3 you can download from a special website. Once your disc is inserted, head…
Scott Lapatine | April 8, 2009 - 2:49 pm

Stream Bat For Lashes’ Two Suns

If you haven't yet, get a listen of Natasha Khan's excellent Two Suns LP at MySpace. For those seeking collab tracks, "The Big Sleep"'s got…
Amrit Singh | March 31, 2009 - 2:14 pm

New Bat For Lashes Video – “Daniel”

When posting about favorite Two Suns moments -- opener "Glass" with its Brian Chippendale drums, "The Big Sleep"'s Scott Walker turn, and the new single…
brandon | March 12, 2009 - 10:44 am

New Bat For Lashes (Feat. Scott Walker) – “The Big Sleep”

Bat For Lashes' excellent new album Two Suns has plenty gorgeous stuff on it. For instance, we showed you an earlier live incarnation of "Moon
brandon | February 23, 2009 - 4:42 pm

Bat For Lashes Debuts “Moon And Moon” On The Culture Show

As Natasha For Lashes told us back in January, her new album's called Two Suns because it's all about duality: "two lovers, two planets, two…
Amrit Singh | February 10, 2009 - 1:27 pm

New Bat For Lashes – “Glass”

Natasha Khan, aka Bat For Lashes, opens up her second album Two Sons in a superbly dark and dramatic fashion. (Which is the way you…
brandon | February 5, 2009 - 5:10 pm

Bat For Lashes Returns With Two Suns

Pretty much everybody went batty for Natasha Khan's breathtaking, updated Kate Bush thing on Fur & Gold, and now the woman who wooed Thom Yorke,…
Amrit Singh | January 12, 2009 - 5:32 pm

Bat For Lashes Covers The Cure

Natasha Khan loves covers and the Cure see their share of 'em, so this was a statistical inevitability. The track comes as part of a…
Amrit Singh | August 6, 2008 - 10:25 am

Joanna Newsom Plays A Small Show For A Drunk Crowd In Chelsea

Thanks to Paper mag, yesterday we learned Joanna Newsom is beautiful. And tells a mean dick joke. To celebrate at least one, if…
Amrit Singh | April 3, 2008 - 1:07 pm

Everyone Covers Springsteen

No shortage of Bruce love ever, really. Recently, Jesse Malin and Arcade Fire wrangled the Boss for cameos. But even when Springsteen's not in promo-mode,…
Stereogum | October 18, 2007 - 5:47 pm

Bat For Lashes, Fionn Regan, Maps Cover Primal Scream

This meta-Mercury Prize moment brought to you by Radio 1 man Colin Murray?s radio show In The Company Of... The bewitching Bat For Lashes, Fionn,…
Stereogum | August 31, 2007 - 10:48 am

Boss For Lashes

No secret that we've got love for Brighton-based chanteuse Natasha Khan (aka Bat For Lashes) and Jersey boy Bruce Springsteen (aka The Boss), so her…
Stereogum | August 9, 2007 - 12:17 pm