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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 new material at NXNE under his solo moniker Atlas Sound, described by one anonymous Redditor as “like a crazier Panda Bear.” That same anonymous Redditor talked to Cox after the… More »

By: 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 last night that he was hit by a car and, as of a few hours ago, was “still waiting for X-ray results or any real diagnoses” and that he “can’t… More »

By: 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 of Deerhunter and Cole Alexander of Black Lips. It was a sprawling song that may have baffled some listeners, but the video may make it easier to take it. It’… More »

By: 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 years. Late last year, he released Just Before Music, his debut album, and next month he’ll follow it up with the sophomore LP Keeping A Record Of It. Holley ha… More »

By: 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 McConaughey (who plays the main character, Rod Woodroof), Jared Leto, Jennifer Garner and Griffin Dunne. In it, he’ll play the love interest of Leto’s character. Some context via The HollywoodMore »

By: 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 and Dan Boeckner would be able to hold it down in that regard. But I don’t care if you’re CSNY, the Traveling Wilburys, or Twilight — when you’re in Atlanta… More »

By: 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, for this tour, sole member) Bradford Cox responded by playing an hour-long cover of the song as a sort of absurdist joke. Reports of the show circulated quickly. And yesterday,… More »

By: 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, and Bradford Cox took him up on his suggestion. From the video description:

A drunk heckler jokingly shouted “MY SHARONA!” at the Cedar Cultural Center. Bradford responded, “Fuck… More »

By: 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 covering their favorite Cohen songs. We’ve seen Cults’ take on “Everybody Knows,” Greg Dulli perform “Paper Thin Hotel,” and now we have Bradford Cox doing Cohen’s “Seems So Long Ago,More »

By: Corban Goble / February 3, 2012 - 4:09 pm

The Gummy Awards: Your Top 20 Indie Rock Crushes Of 2011

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 »

By: Stereogum / December 20, 2011 - 12:24 pm

Stream Atlas Sound Parallax

Atlas Sound’s Parallax leaked last week and Bradford Cox’s latest solo venture got a quick Premature Evaluation size-up. Now, the record has hit the web in full alongside a track-by-track commentary from Cox at The New York Times Magazine website. Cox’s commentary is pretty notable, as it’s filled with stuff like:

On “Amplifiers”… More »

By: Corban Goble / November 2, 2011 - 1:25 pm

Atlas Sound – “Amplifiers”

Bradford Cox has shared a slew of songs from his forthcoming Parallax already, and today comes one more called “Amplifiers,” now available for streaming. More »

By: Corban Goble / October 7, 2011 - 4:43 pm

Watch Bradford Cox Become Joey Ramone

At a Black Lips show in Conley, Georgia over the weekend, Deerhunter/Atlas Sound frontman Bradford Cox came to the stage dressed as another famously tall and gawky frontman, Joey Ramone. Cox, in a black wig and a black leather jacket, joined the Black Lips as they covered Bobby Freeman’s “Do You Wanna Dance” the exact… More »

By: Tom Breihan / September 13, 2011 - 9:03 am

Watch Atlas Sound Perform New Song “Cherry Icognito” At ATP Minehead

Last weekend at ATP Minehead, a hooded Bradford Cox performed a spare 8-minute Atlas Sound song called “Cherry Incognito” complete with mellow “interpretive dancing.” (Thanks for the tip/video, Bobby.) Take a look:… More »

By: brandon / May 17, 2011 - 12:30 pm

Indie Rockers Before They Were Famous

After watching the recently unearthed footage of Arcade Fire playing a house party in 2002 and a 17-year-old Robin Pecknold covering Radiohead and Simon & Garfunkel, I thought it would be fun to collect more early videos of our favorite bands from before we ever heard them. Well, fun for us, maybe not so much… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / April 21, 2011 - 4:01 pm

Bradford Cox Gets An Apology From Sony

And so the somewhat swift, expected resolution to The Case Of The Bedroom Artist vs. The Misguided Multinational Corporation: Sony fucked up, and is sorry for pulling Atlas Sound’s Bedroom Databank mixtapes. Their words, via email, via P4K: “The Bradford Cox tracks were mistakenly removed. We advised Mediafire that the titles were mistakenly taken down. More »

By: Amrit Singh / November 30, 2010 - 12:07 pm

Apparently Sony Music Owns Bradford Cox’s Bedroom

About those Bedroom Databank mixtapes Bradford Cox home recorded and released throughout early last week (and a fourth on Thanksgiving): He had no right to distribute them. Or at least not Volumes 2 through 4, according to Sony Music who sent Bradford a letter to that effect and removed the files from the internet. (Bradford… More »

By: Amrit Singh / November 29, 2010 - 11:30 am

Atlas Sound – Bedroom Databank Vol. 3: Download The Third Mixtape From Bradford Cox This Week

Another 14 tracks of home/hotel recordings from the prolific Mr. Cox, following up his surprise Bedroom Databank Vol. 1 and Vol. 2 from earlier this week. Download this third set at the Bradford blog. Tracklist:… More »

By: Amrit Singh / November 24, 2010 - 5:23 am

Download Another New Mixtape From Atlas Sound – Bedroom Databank Vol. 2

The sequel to the bedroom mixtape Bradford released yesterday is here, today: This one’s 16 tracks, which in conjunction with yesterday’s set gives you 27 new Atlas Sound recordings with which to drown out your bickering families over Thanksgiving break and/or to soundtrack the end of the world. Download at the Bradford blog, tracklist below:… More »

By: Amrit Singh / November 23, 2010 - 11:51 am

Download Atlas Sound Bedroom Databank Vol. 1 Mixtape

No stranger to giving away his music for free, Bradford Cox has uploaded the 11-song Bedroom Databank Vol. 1 to his all-purpose blog for your downloading pleasure. The songs, recorded between August and November 2010, include his takes on Kurt Vile’s “Freak Train” and Bob Dylan & The Band’s “This Wheel’s On Fire.” Check it… More »

By: brandon / November 22, 2010 - 1:27 pm
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