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Don’t you love Christmas music? I’m Jewish so mostly it makes me feel like I’m in a mall. But don’t you love malls? I’ve been trying to get my daughter to listen to The Nutcracker, and that’s been pretty easy because she’s only three and doesn’t have a choice. But if Tchaikovsky’s not your speed… More »

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Class Actress – “GFE” Video

Class Actress is Elizabeth Harper's synthpop project, and she released a new EP Movies earlier this summer. Today she shared the video for "GFE," which…
Caitlin White | September 10, 2015 - 5:31 pm

Stream Class Actress Movies EP

Elizabeth Harper recorded one album of glamorous, cinematic synthpop as Class Actress back in 2011, and now she's returned with a new EP, Movies. In…
Peter Helman | June 22, 2015 - 8:26 pm

Class Actress – “GFE” (Prod. Neon Indian)

Elizabeth Harper's New York synthpop project Class Actress is about to return from a long silence with a new EP called Movies. Giorgio Moroder serves…
Tom Breihan | June 16, 2015 - 2:51 pm

Class Actress – “High On Love”

Class Actress' new EP Movies is shaping up to be something really special. For one, Giorgio Moroder serves as one of the executive producers, which…
James Rettig | June 9, 2015 - 12:20 pm

Class Actress – “More Than You” Video

A few weeks back, Class Actress released her glitzy, reinvigorated new track "More Than You" after a four year break following her debut album, Rapprocher.
James Rettig | June 2, 2015 - 5:20 pm

Class Actress – “More Than You”

Recording as Class Actress, New York's Elizabeth Harper released Rapprocher, an album of romantic chiffon synthpop, in 2011. We've heard pretty much nothing from her…
Tom Breihan | May 20, 2015 - 1:15 pm

Girl Crisis – “Walk Like An Egyptian” (The Bangles Cover)

As you may remember, Girl Crisis is the Greenpoint supergroup of Chairlift's Caroline Polachek, Class Actress's Elizabeth Harper, Au Revoir Simone's Erika Spring and Annie…
Amrit Singh | May 6, 2013 - 3:43 pm

Fun Fun Fun Fest: The Rest Of Our Photos: Fucked Up, Superchunk, A Place To Bury Strangers, And More

Well, the fun is officially over -- Fun Fun Fun Fest 2012 concluded yesterday with sets from Fucked Up, Japandroids, Deerhoof, Ceremony, Fang Island, Turbonegro,…
Michael Nelson | November 5, 2012 - 1:06 pm

Class Actress – “Need To Know” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

The video for slinky Brooklyn electro-poppers Class Actress's track "Need To Know" is an experiment in '80s-style VHS horror. Singer Elizabeth Harper looks sultry and…
Tom Breihan | November 2, 2012 - 11:22 am

Watch Girl Crisis Cover Leonard Cohen (Stereogum Premiere)

The latest, eighth dispatch from Girl Crisis, the all-Brooklyn all-female concept-troupe supergroup committed to two covers a year (of a male icon in the winter,…
Amrit Singh | June 22, 2012 - 12:52 pm

Blood Orange – “Forget It (Class Actress Remix)”

Here's Class Actress's remix of Blood Orange's "Forget It," a rework that takes the source track into a cloud of drum machines and space-y synths.
Corban Goble | May 2, 2012 - 12:23 pm

Class Actress – “Bienvenue” Video

It's been a second since we checked in with Class Actress, but the group is back with a characteristically flirty video for Rapprocher cut "Bienvenue."…
Corban Goble | January 20, 2012 - 9:37 am

Class Actress – “Weekend” Video

Class Actress's lovelorn banger "Weekend" gets a sultry accompanying video. Bek Andersen, who also shot the Girl Crisis covers series, shoots and directs.
Corban Goble | October 17, 2011 - 4:00 pm

Girl Crisis Cover Ace Of Base’s “The Sign”

Brooklyn cover song collective Girl Crisis, which comprises Chairlift's Caroline Polachek, Class Actress's Elizabeth Harper, Au Revoir Simone's Erika Spring and many other notables, take…
Corban Goble | September 12, 2011 - 4:43 pm

Class Actress – “Weekend” (Stereogum Premiere)

"Weekend" is another lovelorn banger from Brooklyn scene stalwart Class Actress, awash in Mark Richardson's lush synths and drum pads and Elizabeth Harper's brilliant vocals.
Corban Goble | September 8, 2011 - 3:27 pm

Download Stereogum’s Cruel Summer 2011 Mix

Here's the sequel to last year's popular heartbreak of a mixtape, Cruel Summer. That one was worn, forlorn, and sexual, it was the soundtrack arc…
Amrit Singh | July 1, 2011 - 3:23 pm

Class Actress – “Keep You”

Class Actress's debut EP Journal Of Ardency channeled '80s analog synth and New Order-styled new wave into dourly romantic electro-pop on the back of tasteful…
Amrit Singh | June 27, 2011 - 5:16 pm

Girl Crisis (Chairlift, Class Actress, Telepathe, Au Revoir Simone, Acrylics, Apache Beat) Cover Black Sabbath

Last year we posted some of the covers by Girl Crisis, the video-only, female-only, evolving group of Brooklyn musicians who record covers for fun (no…
jessica | February 23, 2011 - 4:01 pm