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Album Of The Week: Black Mountain IV

Black Mountain aren't an especially original band. In their bleary burn, you can hear bits and pieces of Black Sabbath, of Spacemen 3, of Royal…
Tom Breihan | March 29, 2016 - 11:48 am
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Report From São Miguel’s Tremor Festival

Now in its third year, the Tremor festival takes place on the island of São Miguel in the Azores -- a place that, quite frankly,…
T. Cole Rachel | March 23, 2016 - 4:54 pm
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Progress Report: Black Mountain

NAME: Black Mountain PROGRESS REPORT: Completing their followup to Into the Future. Produced by Dave Sardy and Randall Dunn. Talking about the…
jessica | May 28, 2010 - 3:33 pm
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Stream Black Mountain IV

Nobody does bleary-eyed, Sabbath-damaged psych-rock like the Vancouver-bred band Black Mountain, who have been in the game for more than a decade now and who…
Tom Breihan | March 24, 2016 - 9:49 am
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Black Mountain – “Florian Saucer Attack” Video

Vancouver's Black Mountain will release a new album in April, their first since 2010's Wilderness Heart. The new LP is titled IV and just last…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | March 3, 2016 - 10:19 am

Black Mountain – “Mothers Of The Sun” Video

Vancouver-birthed psych-rock greats Black Mountain haven't released a proper studio album since 2010's Wilderness Heart, but they're coming back later this year with a new…
Tom Breihan | February 11, 2016 - 10:39 am
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Dinosaur Jr. Close Out Anniversary Week With Evan Dando, Kevin Shields, Negative Approach, Lee Ranaldo, Kim Gordon, Stephen McBean, Kurt Vile, Roddy Bottum

Last night, underground rock legends Dinosaur Jr. wrapped up a seven-night stand at New York's Bowery Ballroom. They've had big surprise guests at every one…
Tom Breihan | December 10, 2015 - 10:16 am
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Black Mountain – “Black Mountain (Demo)” (Stereogum Premiere)

Minus a few side projects, Vancouver psych-rockers Black Mountain have been quiet since 2012's Year Zero surf-film soundtrack. But this year marks the 10th anniversary…
Patrick Hosken | June 2, 2015 - 10:00 am
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Lightning Dust – “Loaded Gun”

Lightning Dust, the side-project duo of Black Mountain members Amber Webber and Joshua Wells, go for synthetic textures instead of their old psych-folk on their…
Tom Breihan | June 5, 2013 - 10:59 am
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Lightning Dust – “Diamond” Video

The Vancouver duo Lightning Dust is a side project of the great Black Mountain, and their new single "Diamond" is the romantic soft-focus new-wave jam…
Tom Breihan | May 21, 2013 - 12:41 pm

Grim Tower – “Reign Down” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

Stephen McBean leads the wonderfully wooly Vancouver bands Black Mountain and Pink Mountaintops, and Imaad Wasif is a psycedelically inclined singer-songwriter and a former Yeah…
Tom Breihan | April 11, 2013 - 1:26 pm

Lightning Dust – “Diamond”

Amber Webber and Joshua Wells are both members of the great Vancouver mystic riff rock troupe Black Mountain, and with their side project Lightning Dust,…
Tom Breihan | April 10, 2013 - 12:17 pm

Black Mountain – “Mary Lou” (Stereogum Premiere)

The great Vancouver riff-rock band Black Mountain are obviously the first people you'd ask to soundtrack your apocalyptic surfing movie, and the people behind the…
Tom Breihan | February 17, 2012 - 3:22 pm

End Of The Road Festival 2010 In Photos

This past weekend Larmer Tree Gardens, near Salisbury, Wiltshire, hosted the fifth annual End Of The Road Festival. This year's lineup continued the festival's peripheral…
Amrit Singh | September 13, 2010 - 4:19 pm
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Black Mountain – “The Hair Song” Video

"The Hair Song" features one of the best Stephen McBean and Amber Webber duets on the album. They're in this clip, along with the rest…
jessica | September 7, 2010 - 4:42 pm
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Black Mountain Take “Old Fangs” To Fallon

Black Mountain brought "Old Fangs" -- and most importantly, "Old Fangs"'s sweet organ riff -- to Late Night last night. But the best part may…
jessica | September 1, 2010 - 11:19 am

Black Mountain – “The Hair Song”

You've seen and heard "Old Fangs," the chunky-guitar-and-laser-guided first single from Black Mountain's forthcoming third album Wilderness Heart. "The Hair Song" nails a more laid-back,…
Brandon Stosuy | July 27, 2010 - 2:29 pm
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Black Mountain – “Old Fangs” Video

First single from Black Mountain's upcoming Wilderness Heart, "Old Fangs," gets a music video. It hits pretty much everything on your Black Mountain checklist: drugs,…
jessica | June 22, 2010 - 3:59 pm
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Black Mountain – “Old Fangs”

Above is the intimidating cover for Black Mountain's upcoming album Wilderness Heart. When I talked to her for the band's Progress Report, singer Amber Webber…
jessica | June 8, 2010 - 4:27 pm
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New Lightning Dust Video – “Never Seen” (Stereogum Premiere)

Amber Webber's quavering siren moan steals every moment of "Never Seen," the second single from Lightning Dust's lovely Infinite Light LP. But while she chews…
Amrit Singh | September 21, 2009 - 10:01 am
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