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Gaspar Claus – “Birth & Death Of A.” (Feat. Sufjan Stevens, Pedro Soler, The National’s Bryce Dessner, & More) (Stereogum Premiere)

In 2012, the French cellist Gaspar Claus asked 11 musicians to partake in a one-time-only collaborative performance piece that took place over the course of a night at Littlefield in Brooklyn. Claus’ invitation list included Sufjan Stevens, Pedro Soler, Bryce Dessner, Jessie Stein (of The Luyas), David Moore (of Bing & Ruth), Rémi Alexadre (of… More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / June 15, 2015 - 10:58 am

Preview Gaspar Claus’ One Night Stand, A New LP Feat. Sufjan Stevens, Bryce Dessner, Porcelain Raft

In 2012, French cellist Gaspar Claus gathered a group of musicians in Brooklyn to create something in a single night. The session featured some key members of the current musical scene: Sufjan Stevens, Bryce Dessner of the National, Mauro Remiddi of Porcelain Raft, Jessie Stein of the Luyas, David Moore of Bing And Ruth, Rémi… More »

By: Caitlin White / May 22, 2015 - 1:14 pm

Uniform – “Perfect World” (Stereogum Premiere)

Uniform is the duo of Brooklyn neighbors Ben Greenberg (The Men, Hubble, Pygmy Shrews) and Michael Berdan (York Factory Complaint, Drunkdriver, Believer/Law). Their US label is Gerard Cosloy’s 12XU, so you know their sound has something to do with harsh, aggressive, noisy, punk-oriented skree. Uniform are on the industrial side of that sound, drudging u… More »

By: Chris DeVille / March 25, 2015 - 10:55 am

Sleepies – “Terra Firma” Video

“Terra Firma” is a two-minute blast of teetering, raucous, punk-speed rock, all fast and loose and full of fierce, kinetic focus. It’s by Brooklyn’s Sleepies, and should be particularly enjoyable for fans of The Men, whose Ben Greenberg produced it along with the rest of the forthcoming LP Weird Wide World, bringing knowing hands to… More »

By: Amrit Singh / July 12, 2012 - 3:25 pm