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If you’ll permit me to get self-indulgent here for a second, the Pitchfork Music Festival and I have some history. I was at the first one of these festivals, 10 years ago, when it was still called the Intonation Festival. I’d just started writing for Pitchfork then, and this was the first time I met… More »

The ballot box for this week’s 5 Best Songs was already overstuffed and brimming with contention even before Wilco dropped a surprise LP last night. The biggest arguments flared up over one Lana Del Rey. Hard to believe, right? Music nerds fighting about LDR? Well it happened. But it’s over now, thank goodness. Ultimately, “Honeymoon”… More »

It was just over two years ago that Glasgow trio Chvrches first tapped their synth keys into our hearts with their dark, romantic pop. Aside from their Recover EP and full-length debut The Bones Of What You Believe, the band has given us a lot of listening material, covering songs by many other artists at… More »

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Watch Chvrches’ Lauren Mayberry Discuss Misogynistic Trolls On Channel 4

For years now, Lauren Mayberry of Chvrches has been taking a stand against the grossly rampant misogyny that women in the public eye tend to…
Peter Helman | August 27, 2015 - 10:16 pm

Chvrches – “Leave A Trace (Four Tet Remix)”

Four Tet has remixed Chvrches' Every Open Eye lead single "Leave A Trace." The UK electronic musician opts for a slow buildup on his take,…
James Rettig | August 25, 2015 - 1:28 pm

Chvrches’ Lauren Mayberry Responds To 4chan Trolls

Lauren Mayberry of Chvrches has been vocal before about the prevalence of misogyny frequently directed at women who achieve even a modicum of fame. She…
Caitlin White | August 17, 2015 - 3:41 pm

Chvrches – “Leave A Trace” Video

Next month, we'll get to hear Chvrches' much-anticipated sophomore album Every Open Eye. Thus far, though, they've only shared two songs, "Leave A Trace" and…
Tom Breihan | August 17, 2015 - 8:34 am

Chvrches – “Never Ending Circles”

Chvrches have shared the second single from their upcoming sophomore album, Every Open Eye. It's called "Never Ending Circles," and it debuted on Zane Lowe'…
James Rettig | August 12, 2015 - 12:45 pm

Watch Chvrches Cover Paramore, Weezer, No Doubt On Rock Band 4

Chvrches are great, Paramore are great, Rock Band is fun enough ... why not combine all those things into one video? It's Friday! Sometime during…
James Rettig | August 7, 2015 - 3:52 pm

Listen To Haim & Chvrches’ Lauren Mayberry In Conversation For Talkhouse

The three HAIM sisters were the big backstage celebrities at the Pitchfork Music Festival the weekend before last. (There's one every year; Julia Stiles i…
Tom Breihan | July 27, 2015 - 11:53 am

Artist Portraits From Pitchfork Fest 2015

Pitchfork Festival took over Chicago’s Union Park this past weekend with headlining sets from Wilco, Sleater-Kinney, and Chance The Rapper. The hours before those performance…
Stereogum | July 20, 2015 - 10:39 am

Watch Chvrches Debut “Leave A Trace,” “Clearest Blue,” & “Make Them Gold” At Ottawa Bluesfest

Last night, Chvrches announced that their long-awaited sophomore album, Every Open Eye, will drop this fall on Glassnote. We heard the record's first single "Leave
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 16, 2015 - 9:57 am

Chvrches – “Leave A Trace”

The formula Chvrches perfected on 2013 debut The Bones Of What You Believe is far from broken, so on the first single from eagerly anticipated
Chris DeVille | July 16, 2015 - 8:27 am

Chvrches Announce New Album Every Open Eye, First Single Out Tomorrow

Scottish synthpop trio Chvrches have just announced Every Open Eye, the follow-up to their fantastic 2013 debut The Bones Of What You Believe. As Pitchfork
Peter Helman | July 15, 2015 - 10:46 pm

Chvrches Complete Second Album

Back in January, Chvrches entered the studio to begin recording the follow-up to 2013 debut The Bones Of What You Believe. Five months and one
Chris DeVille | June 5, 2015 - 3:50 pm

Chvrches’ Lauren Mayberry Responds To Misogynist Trolls: “Bring It On, Motherfuckers”

Lauren Mayberry has been confronting misogyny head-on since her band Chvrches first rose to prominence. In late 2013 she penned an op-ed for the Guardian
Caitlin White | April 23, 2015 - 11:20 am

Watch Chvrches Prank Their Manager With A Fake Preview Of Their New Album

Remember when Chvrches released their debut album, The Bones Of What You Believe? I barely do, because it seems like it's been eons since I…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 27, 2015 - 1:57 pm

Chvrches – “Cry Me A River” (Justin Timberlake Cover)

Scottish synthpoppers Chvrches love covering other people's songs. They're only one album into their career, and we've already ranked their 10 best cover songs. And…
Tom Breihan | February 19, 2015 - 9:10 am

Chvrches Just Started Recording LP2

Chvrches toured for what felt like an eternity promoting their fantastic debut album The Bones Of What You Believe -- nary a festival in all…
Chris DeVille | January 16, 2015 - 2:30 pm

Watch Chvrches Perform “The Mother We Share” In An Empty Grand Central Station

Back in November we wrote about the TV series NY Live In Concert, a live music show that promises live performances from Foster The People,…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | January 7, 2015 - 4:02 pm

Chvrches Prep For LP2 With A Cover Of Seal’s “Crazy”

CHVRCHES have been known to cover some songs in their day, and here's another: Having announced that they've finally wrapped up their gargantuan tour behind…
Chris DeVille | December 1, 2014 - 12:35 pm
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