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Labor Day Weekend is upon us, and with it, the unofficial end of summer. So, in hindsight, what was the Song Of Summer 2014? “Fancy”? It was probably “Fancy.” What else even came close? “Anaconda” arrived too late, “Happy” peaked too early … ” “Rude”? “Problem”? Eh. Feel free to shout out your own Songs… More »

This is the time of year when everyone gets very confused and worried about who’s going to win big at the Grammys, and we are not facing down the sad likelihood that the music industry is about to anoint Macklemore as a 12 Years A Slave-esque juggernaut. So I’m sure you won’t be shocked to… More »

It seems weird that Cass McCombs has been releasing records for what is now an entire decade. In some ways, it’s like he’s kind of been around forever — given the current attention span of the indie-rock world, passing the 10-year mark is something akin to a small miracle — but it’s only really within… More »

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Cass McCombs – “Evangeline”

Ghostly acoustic blues songwriter Cass McCombs is set to release A Folk Set Apart: Rarities, B-Sides & Space Junk. McCombs shared the jaunty, uptempo rocker…
Caitlin White | October 13, 2015 - 1:33 pm

Soldiers Of Fortune – “Old Roman Wall” (Feat. Cass McCombs) (Stereogum Premiere)

Soldiers Of Fortune is a self-proclaimed "ANTI-BAND" comprising members of the kind of New York indie-rock and experimental bands beloved by record store clerks everywhere…
Chris DeVille | September 30, 2015 - 9:29 am

Stephen Malkmus, Cass McCombs Contribute To Supergroup Soldiers Of Fortune’s New Album

Soldiers Of Fortune are a supergroup that will be releasing their new album Early Risers via Mexican Summer on 11/6. As Pitchfork points out, the…
James Rettig | September 9, 2015 - 2:33 pm

Cass McCombs – “Angel Blood” (Video)

Cass McCombs released his seventh full-length LP, Big Wheel And Others, last year, but today we get a video for a track from that album,…
Ethan Jacobs | October 31, 2014 - 4:49 pm

Watch Alexis Krauss, Carrie Brownstein, Cass McCombs, Eleanor Friedberger, Sia, & More In Joan Jett’s Voting For Women’s Rights PSA

Joan Jett recruited a whole bunch of people to appear in her women's rights PSA that encourages people to vote in the upcoming midterm elections.
James Rettig | October 28, 2014 - 10:36 pm

Check Out Cass McCombs’ Protest Song & Jarvis Cocker’s Essay For The People’s Climate March

The People's Climate March, the largest climate change rally in history, is happening this Sunday, 9/21 in New York, and various musicians are playing a…
Chris DeVille | September 19, 2014 - 12:14 pm

Cass McCombs – “Night Of The World”

Esteemed folk-rock singer-songwriter Cass McCombs is heading out on tour this fall with his spiritual ancestors the Meat Puppets, and the two artists are releasing…
Chris DeVille | August 27, 2014 - 1:15 pm

Photos: Woodsist Festival Pioneertown 2014

This past weekend brought the Pioneertown edition of the Woodsist Festival, now in its second year. The label delivered several bands to the Southern California…
Miles Bowe | August 18, 2014 - 1:20 pm

Sky Ferreira – “Rancid Girl”

Sky Ferreira's Night Time, My Time was one of our favorite albums of last year, so it's pretty exciting to find a new track by…
Miles Bowe | February 27, 2014 - 3:08 pm

Cass McCombs – “Name Written In Water” Video

Cass McCombs's 2013 double album Big Wheel And Others has already yielded a truly strange parade of music videos: for "Morning Star," "Big Wheel," "Brighter!,"…
Tom Breihan | February 14, 2014 - 12:55 pm

Cass McCombs – “Unearthed” Video

Almost all of the video for "Unearthed," a ghostly acoustic blues song from Cass McCombs's new double album Big Wheel And Others, is a single…
Tom Breihan | January 21, 2014 - 12:51 pm

Cass McCombs – “Brighter!” (Feat. Karen Black) Video

Before she died last year, the great cult actress and singer Karen Black recorded vocals for "Brighter!," a song from Cass McCombs's double album Big…
Tom Breihan | January 13, 2014 - 10:30 am

Cass McCombs – “Big Wheel” Video

Cass McCombs put out a massive album last year, and now has a music video for the title track. Filtered images of nature, animals, bleeding…
Miles Bowe | January 6, 2014 - 11:48 am

Stream Cass McCombs Big Wheel And Others

The great American songwriter Cass McCombs has released a ton of music in the last decade or so, and his new album Big Wheel And
Tom Breihan | October 7, 2013 - 9:29 am

Cass McCombs – “Brighter!” (Feat. Karen Black)

Last month, we lost Karen Black, the great actress who was in half of the best movies of the '70s, to cancer. A few years…
Tom Breihan | September 18, 2013 - 12:51 pm

Cass McCombs – “There Can Be Only One”

Cass McCombs has announced he will release the 22-track Big Wheel And Others, his "seventh-and-half" full-length this October and has shared its lead single, "There…
Claire Lobenfeld | August 22, 2013 - 10:28 am

Cass McCombs – “Morning Star” Video

If you've watched enough skateboarding videos, you've probably come to expect certain things on the soundtrack, like bruising hardcore or breezy rap. So it's a…
Tom Breihan | June 28, 2013 - 1:21 pm
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