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Around the time of 2010 career pinnacle Halcyon Digest, it became clear that Deerhunter were the greatest indie rock band of their generation. By “indie rock” I mean the fertile niche of guitar-driven noise-pop pioneered by the Velvet Underground, Sonic Youth, Pavement and their ilk — bands that have a deep reverence for rock ‘n’… More »

The next stop on the Gummys express is Your Top 20 Indie Rock Crushes Of 2011; ten females, ten males, one Gosling. Hit the gallery to check out the winners of this award, truly the people’s champions when it comes to crushes. Just outside the fray: EMA and Wye Oak’s Jenn Wasner for the ladies,… More »

At this point Bradford Cox releases so much free Atlas Sound material on his blog there has to be a good reason for piecing a bunch of new songs together and expecting you to pay for it. Who knows how he decides when to turn a sketch into a finished piece, but that the 11-song… More »

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Watch Deerhunter Interrupt Debut “Take Care” Performance To Break Up A Fight

Deerhunter have been having a very eventful tour! As we noted over the weekend, many fans left the band's LA gig disappointed by a messy
Chris DeVille | October 19, 2015 - 3:51 pm

Deerhunter Fans Complain About Messy Performance In LA

Deerhunter just embarked on a North American tour in support of their excellent new album Fading Frontier, with frontman Bradford Cox also performing solo (as…
Peter Helman | October 18, 2015 - 5:18 pm

Watch Deerhunter Play Fading Frontier Songs Live For The First Time At Pomona Tour Opener

Deerhunter's Fading Frontier is out today, and the band kicked off their tour last night at the Glass House in Pomona. One industrious fan posted…
Chris DeVille | October 16, 2015 - 3:36 pm

Deerhunter – “Living My Life” Video

I had very kind things to say about Deerhunter's new Fading Frontier yesterday, and one big reason I adore the album is "Living My Life,"…
Chris DeVille | October 13, 2015 - 10:18 am

Deerhunter’s Bradford Cox Talks Fading Frontier, Taylor Swift In Endearingly Awkward Interview

Deerhunter's new album, Fading Frontier, comes out next week, so Bradford Cox has been making the press rounds. His latest was a particularly amusing interview…
James Rettig | October 9, 2015 - 3:04 pm

Deerhunter – “Breaker” Video

"Breaker" is the second single from Deerhunter's Fading Frontier, but it's also a first for the band. The song marks the only instance to date…
Chris DeVille | September 15, 2015 - 8:00 am

The Bradford Cox Revue: Deerhunter Announce Tour With Atlas Sound

Deerhunter have announced North American tour dates in support of their eagerly anticipated Fading Frontier. The jaunt, which is sandwiched around previously announced European dates,…
Chris DeVille | August 25, 2015 - 3:13 pm

Deerhunter – “Snakeskin” Video + Fading Frontier Details

A couple of days ago, Deerhunter launched a mysterious countdown until 11PM tonight on their website. At first we thought that it might be counting…
Peter Helman | August 16, 2015 - 6:10 pm

Deerhunter Launch Countdown For New Album Fading Frontier

A couple of months after some rumors about a new Deerhunter album started brewing, things finally seem to be heating up. The band just posted…
Peter Helman | August 14, 2015 - 9:27 pm

New Deerhunter Album Reportedly Coming Very Soon, Sounds Like INXS

Well, here’s some news to celebrate: there might be a new Deerhunter album soon! Last night, frontman Bradford Cox played an all-electronic set of seemingly…
Peter Helman | June 20, 2015 - 2:19 pm

Bradford Cox Hospitalized After Car Accident

Bradford Cox has been hospitalized after a car accident and is currently in a hospital in his home state of Georgia. He posted on Instagram…
James Rettig | December 5, 2014 - 8:57 am

Lonnie Holley – “From The Other Side Of The Pulpit” (Feat. Bradford Cox & Cole Alexander) Video

Outsider artist Lonnie Holley, 63, put out a new album recently that got some blog attention due to one 13-plus minute track featuring Bradford Cox…
Miles Bowe | October 3, 2013 - 4:27 pm

Lonnie Holley – “From The Other Side Of The Pulpit” (Feat. Bradford Cox & Cole Alexander)

Lonnie Holley is a 63-year-old visual artist from Birmingham, Alabama, and he's been a part of the so-called outsider art world for more than 30…
Tom Breihan | August 29, 2013 - 10:20 am

Bradford Cox To Play Jared Leto’s Lover In Dallas Buyers Club

Deerhunter frontman Bradford Cox will appear in a forthcoming film from director Jean-Marc Valleé called The Dallas Buyers Club, a picture that also stars Matthew…
Stereogum | November 27, 2012 - 12:28 pm

Watch Divine Fits And Bradford Cox Cover The Ramones

When people talk about Divine Fits, they generally don't complain that the band lacks for A-list indie-frontman star power -- for most bands, Britt Daniel…
Michael Nelson | November 14, 2012 - 2:46 pm

Bradford Cox Explains “Sharona”-Gate

At an Atlas Sound show in Minneapolis earlier this week, some heckler requested a cover of the Knack's new wave nugget "My Sharona." Frontman (and,…
Tom Breihan | March 8, 2012 - 9:33 am

Bradford Cox Covers “My Sharona” For An Hour In Concert

All hell broke loose during last night's Atlas Sound show in Minneapolis when an audience member jokingly yelled "My Sharona," referencing the Knack's classic track,…
Corban Goble | March 6, 2012 - 4:54 pm

Bradford Cox Covers Leonard Cohen

To celebrate Leonard Cohen’s new record Old Ideas, our Album Of The Week, Columbia is putting together a series of tribute videos featuring contemporary artists…
Corban Goble | February 3, 2012 - 4:09 pm
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