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It’s not to say that the Album Of The Week selection for this second week of September has always been a foregone conclusion. This slate on September 18th is actually full of great efforts by a broad set of worthy artists, all situated in the upper echelon of their respective niches — see the laptop-enabled… More »

No secret we’ve been excited about this one for awhile. And as the band blogged, it’s no secret that a transcode of the album is burning up torrent sites a bit earlier than anticipated. On the other hand, between live shows and television appearances, the wait for a Yellow House followup’s seemed interminable, Grizzly Bear’s… More »

At some point last summer, after hearing the amazing job Grizzly Bear’s Chris Taylor did producing Dirty Projector’s Rise Above — we’ve been impressed, variously, with the way he’s producing around the strengths and attributes of his artists — we asked him what else he had coming up. Of course and as we know, there’s… More »

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Grizzly Bear’s Chris Taylor Wrote A Cookbook

Grizzly Bear member Chris Taylor is a busy man. He releases solo music as CANT, he co-founded the Terrible Records label, and he has a…
Tom Breihan | December 8, 2014 - 10:51 am

What Grizzly Bear’s Been Up To Since Veckatimest

Yesterday, Grizzly Bear kicked off their new album cycle with "Sleeping Ute," a tempestuous Rossen-penned gem that the comment section wanted to marry. ("I do!"…
Amrit Singh | June 6, 2012 - 9:55 am

CANT – “Too Late, Too Far” Video

Grizzly Bear's Chris Taylor, the man masquerading as CANT, has made a video for "Too Late, Too Far," one of the pheromone-soaked polyrhythmic slinkers from…
Amrit Singh | November 28, 2011 - 11:18 am

CANT – “Be Around”

CANT, the solo side project from Grizzly Bear member Chris Taylor, has already released debut album Dreams Come True; we posted his track "Believe." But…
Tom Breihan | September 20, 2011 - 3:49 pm

Watch CANT (Grizzly Bear’s Chris Taylor) Make Their Live Debut @ Mercury Lounge, NYC

It's CANT's live coming out party in NYC this week. At 1AM this morning, Grizzly Bear's Chris Taylor presented his (essentially) solo project's live-experience to…
Amrit Singh | August 31, 2011 - 1:41 pm

CANT – “Believe”

Grizzly Bear bassist/producer/vocalist/resident blond Chris Taylor releases his full-length debut LP this fall under the CANT moniker. The record comes on the back of his…
Amrit Singh | August 16, 2011 - 2:58 pm

CANT – “Answer”

CANT is the solo project of Grizzly Bear bassist/producer Chris Taylor to which we were introduced via "Ghosts" (and its Class Actress remix). Now you…
Scott Lapatine | July 25, 2011 - 1:43 pm

Neon Indian – “Sleep Paralysist”

Over the past few months, Alan Palomo, aka Neon Indian (et VEGA), went from the bedroom to Late Night television. Now he's also passed through…
brandon | March 10, 2010 - 12:32 pm

CANT – “Ghosts (Class Actress Remix)”

In its original instance, the debut single "Ghosts" from CANT aka Grizzly Bear's Chris Taylor is a spacious, spectral statement of intent from the bassist-turned-producer-turned-label-chief,…
Amrit Singh | February 17, 2010 - 10:42 am

Jamie Lidell – “Compass”

Last time we saw Jamie Lidell, he was helping Beck (and Feist, some Wilco folks) reinterpret Skip Spence's Oar. The favor's been returned: Beck, Feist,…
brandon | February 8, 2010 - 9:13 am

CMJ ’09: Weekend In Photos

One last gargantuan batch of photos from an exhausting, exhaustive week of NYC showgoing. On Friday Jessica Amaya joined us at Doveman’s record release party…
Amrit Singh | October 26, 2009 - 9:07 am

New Cant (Grizzly Bear’s Chris Taylor) – “Ghosts”

We were recently introduced to Chris Taylor's new label with Ethan Silverman, Terrible Records, via its first release Acrylics earlier this month. CT takes a…
Amrit Singh | October 13, 2009 - 12:48 pm

New Acrylics – “All Of The Fire”

There's no way Brooklyn's Acrylics will escape copious references to Chris Taylor, although as one of the first releases from the Grizzly Bear producer/bassist's new…
Amrit Singh | October 2, 2009 - 3:01 pm

New Department Of Eagles – “No One Does It Like You” (Album Version)

It's been a year and a half since Dan Rossen and his longtime songwriting partner Fred Nicolaus dropped us a demo of "No One Does…
Amrit Singh | August 20, 2008 - 9:57 am